Hurst and Blackett


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Literary responses Mary Anne Duffus Hardy
This book was enthusiastically received. Hurst and Blackett had substance to justify their blocks of consecutive Times advertisements with excerpts from reviews: Well told. From one end to the other, it fixes attention,earnest and...
Author summary Geraldine Jewsbury
During her life, Geraldine Jewsbury wrote six novels and two books for children. Widely published in Victorian periodicals, she was a respected reviewer, editor, and translator. Her periodical publications ranged from theatre reviews, short fiction...
Publishing Edna Lyall
Charles Bradlaugh himself tutored EL on the subject of secularism for this novel, which was at first to be called Erica. She had nearly finished writing it by the end of 1882, but during...
Publishing May Crommelin
She wrote it secretly, basing it on her experience of social life in County Down and in Dublin. On a visit to an uncle and aunt in London she persuaded the uncle to take...
Publishing Edna Lyall
Her general practice was to suggest half a dozen titles and let her publisher choose. With this book she reverted to a three-volume format and to Hurst and Blackett .
Payne, George A. "Edna Lyall:" an Appreciation. John Heywood.
OCLC WorldCat.
In the year before...
Publishing Edna Lyall
In spring 1920 demand remained high enough for the publishers Hurst and Blackett to advertise a long list of EL 's titles at two shillings each.
Publishing Jessie Fothergill
While the first two of these novels were published by Bentley in three volumes, The Lasses of Leverhouse appeared in one-volume form from Hurst and Blackett . This domestic story was first seen in the...
Publishing Eliza Meteyard
She had formed the intention to write it in 1850, and was later helped by the loan of a huge haul of manuscripts.
Woodring, Carl Ray. Victorian Samplers: William and Mary Howitt. University of Kansas Press, 1952.
Mary and William Howitt helped her secure a generous £1,000 from...
Publishing Caroline Norton
Though the London editions bore the date of 1868, Hurst and Blackett advertised the book as [r]eady at all the libraries on 28 December 1867.
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
(28 December 1867): 11
Old Sir Douglas was also serialised...
Publishing Iza Duffus Hardy
IDH 's novel A Broken Faith was ready at all the Libraries, as its publishers, Hurst and Blackett , announced in the classified columns of the Times; the advertisement mentioned her earlier titles.
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
(26 October 1878): 13
Publishing Mary Anne Duffus Hardy
This novel is wrongly attributed in OCLC Worldcat to MADH 's daughter Iza .
OCLC WorldCat.
Hurst and Blackett (who from this point became MADH 's regular publishers) placed a block of four advertisements for this novel...
Publishing Isabella Neil Harwood
Raymond's Heroine, another three-decker and one of INH 's most popular novels, was published by Hurst and Blackett (to which now she changed from Tinsley Brothers , who had published her earlier books).
“Multiple Advertisements and Notices”. The Morning Post, No. 29106.
“The New and Popular Novels”. The Era, No. 1489.
Publishing Hélène Barcynska
A short novel at 40,000 words, it was serialised in The Winning Post (edited by Robert Standish Sievier ) and published in volume form the same year through John Long (a firm which also published...
Publishing Hélène Barcynska
On the title-page of Pretty Dear MB's pseudonym is The Countess Barcynska with an accent on the n of Barcynska. Its spring publication is mentioned in a list of new Hurst and Blackett books bound...
Publishing Henrietta Camilla Jenkin
The book was published by Hurst and Blackett , by whom, however, the author felt she was shabbily treated.
Gaskell, Elizabeth. The Letters of Mrs Gaskell. Chapple, J. A. V. and Arthur PollardEditors , Harvard University Press, 1967.


January 1853
The Hurst and Blackett publishing firm was founded at 13 Great Marlborough Street, London, by Daniel Hurst and Henry Blackett on their buying Henry Colburn 's business.