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Dedications Ann Radcliffe
A second edition followed by April 1792, and a third in November 1792.
Norton, Rictor. Mistress of Udolpho: The Life of Ann Radcliffe. Leicester University Press, 1999.
82, 88
A fourth edition appeared from Hookham , with a dedication to the Duchess of Leeds , wife of the fifth...
Dedications Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
This novel was published by Hookham in three volumes, and dedicated to Georgiana's friend Lady Camden . Its subscription list, in this and the second edition (issued by Hookham in 1787, in two volumes each...
Author summary Eliza Kirkham Mathews
EKM published less than has been supposed. Only her children's books, two volumes of poems, and two novels (melodramatic but heartfelt, presenting actual, financial, as well as romance-type struggles) pose no problems of attribution. She...
Publishing Laetitia-Matilda Hawkins
For printing ConstanceHookham used the Logographic Press (an experimental firm which aimed to speed printing by having certain common words precast as units of type instead of having to be assembled from individual letters)...
Publishing Mary Robinson
During the four and a half years she was writing for Hookham and Carpenter, MR took the risk herself, but sold less well than she had expected and cleared less than ten pounds a year...
Publishing Eglinton Wallace
It appeared in two different editions put out this year through the different publishers T. Hookham , and Debrett . The Debrett edition lists the price, one shilling and sixpence, on the title-page.
“Eighteenth Century Collections Online”. Gale Databases.
Goethe's novel...
Publishing Margaret Holford
A second book by Margaret Holford the elder , the 6-volume, epistolary Selima, or the Village Tale, A Novel, was advertised as just out, printed and sold for the authoress by Hookham in London...
Publishing Jane West
JW published anonymously (as a Lady) with Hookham the first two volumes of her first novel, The Twin Sisters; or, the Effects of Education.
Bibliographers James Raven and Antonia Forster leave this work...
Publishing Margaret Holford
Hookham continued to publish Holford (and probably her daughter) despite losing money on this novel.
Fergus, Jan. Jane Austen A Literary Life. MacMillan Press, 1991.
Publishing Eliza Parsons
EP switched from Hookham to William Lane of the Minerva Press for her second, heavily didactic novel, The Errors of Education.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
2nd ser. 3 (1791): 234
Publishing Emily Frederick Clark
The year after her grandfather's high-profile suicide, EFC published in two volumes with Hookham and Carpenter , by subscription, her first novel (also her first book): Ianthé, or The Flower of Caernarvon.
Garside, Peter, James Raven, and Rainer Schöwerling, editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press, 2000.
1: 742
Fergus, Jan, and Janice Thaddeus. “Women, Publishers, and Money, 1790-1820”. Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, pp. 191 -07.
193, n10
Publishing Emily Frederick Clark
It was dedicated by permission to the Prince of Wales and its subscription was advertised at the back of other books. The advertisement says: An appeal to the sympathetic feelings of a liberal public would...
Publishing Ann Radcliffe
It had been advertised in the London Chronicle on 22-4 April.
Norton, Rictor. Mistress of Udolpho: The Life of Ann Radcliffe. Leicester University Press, 1999.
The day after it appeared AR 's previous publisher, Hookham , issued a whole clutch of related works: new editions of her first...
Publishing Mary Robinson
The play was never produced, and Hookham managed to sell no more than 32 copies in four months, resulting in a debt for Robinson of more than twenty-two pounds.
Fergus, Jan, and Janice Thaddeus. “Women, Publishers, and Money, 1790-1820”. Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, pp. 191 -07.
Publishing Mary Robinson
This marks her abandonment of a series of other unsatisfactory publishers for the firm of Hookham . Thomas Hookham (who concentrated on fashionable bookselling but also published a few books a year) issued five of...


By 1773
Thomas Hookham was publishing in London. He ran the Logographic Press from 1785, then the firm of Hookham and Carpenter from 1791. His partnership with James Carpenter was acrimoniously dissolved in 1798.
Publishers Hookham and Carpenter opened a refitted version of the thirty-year-old Hookham's Library or Literary Assembly in Old Bond Street, promising the best people, the best books.