J. Dodsley


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Publishing Anne Francis
In her early forties AF published her first book, through Dodsley , by subscription, with her name (spelled Ann): A Poetical Translation of the Song of Solomon, from the Original Hebrew, with a Preliminary...
Publishing Anne Francis
AF changed publishers from Dodsley to Becket when she added to the voices raised in response to Goethe in Charlotte to Werther. A Poetical Epistle.
Francis, Anne. Charlotte to Werther. A Poetical Epistle. T. Becket.
Publishing Charlotte Lennox
CL performed this difficult task under pressure of financial need. Her husband helped by compiling the index. When she had finished the work she appealed to Andrew Millar for support: Alexander spent three weeks hiding...
Publishing Anna Maria Mackenzie
The publisher Dodsley advertised as published the first, two-volume novel by the recently widowed Anna Maria Cox (later Mackenzie), whose identity was in any case concealed as a Lady: Burton-Wood. In a Series of...
Publishing Charlotte Smith
Her title-page bore her name and of Bignor Park, Sussex.
Hilbish, Florence. Charlotte Smith, Poet and Novelist. University of Pennsylvania Press.
The volume was dedicated to William Hayley , who, with Bryan Edwards , had helped her with the complicated and anxious business of reaching...
Publishing Frances Brooke
Dodsley paid FB thirty pounds for her second novel, Emily Montague.
Catto, Susan J. Modest Ambition: The Influence of Henry Fielding, Samuel Richardson, and the Ideal of Female Diffidence on Sarah Fielding, Charlotte Lennox, and Frances Brooke. University of Oxford.
Textual Production Anne Francis
AF published, again through Dodsley , The Obsequies of Demetrius Poliorcetes : A Poem, based on a story in Plutarch .
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
60 (September 1785): 230
Textual Production Charlotte Lennox
An anonymous translation from Voltaire , The Age of Lewis XIV, published by Dodsley , has been thought to be by CL ; her biographer Susan Carlile denies this.
Isles, Duncan. “The Lennox Collection”. Harvard Library Bulletin, Vol.
, No. 4, pp. 317-44.
Carlile, Susan. Charlotte Lennox. An Independent Mind. University of Toronto Press.
Textual Production Judith Cowper Madan
This is apparently a revised and expanded version of the text from early 1721 which Ashley Cowper copied in 1747 into The Family Miscellany. This first printing adds an extra forty lines, and several...
Textual Production Elizabeth Moody
Her lament was incorporated in the preface to Lovibond's Poems on Several Occasions, published by James Dodsley in 1785. The same volume includes with her permission a verse answer written to Lovibond several years...
Textual Production Laetitia Pilkington
LP issued through Robert Dodsley her first publication, The Statues; or, The Trial of Constancy, a narrative poem.
Pilkington, Laetitia. Memoirs of Laetitia Pilkington. Editor Elias, A. C., University of Georgia Press.
2: 510
Textual Production Radagunda Roberts
This time she used two leading London publishers: Dodsley and Cadell . She mentioned her previous translation on the title-page, and expressed the hope that this book would become a textbook for girls' schools.
English Short Title Catalogue. http://estc.bl.uk/.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
Textual Production Sarah Scott
R. and J. Dodsley issued Agreeable Ugliness by SS , a translation of La Laideur Aimable by Pierre Antoine de La Place .
Rizzo, Betty, and Sarah Scott. “Introduction”. The History of Sir George Ellison, University Press of Kentucky, p. ix - xlv.
Textual Production Frances Sheridan
She had written it after fleeing to Blois in France with her family after a theatre riot greeted a performance of Voltaire 's Mahomet, and had intended it to be the first of a...
Textual Production Maria Susanna Cooper
She identified herself on the title-page as the Authoress of the Exemplary Mother, and used Dodsley , her usual publisher. She dedicated her novel in its new form to Letitia, Lady Beauchamp-Proctor (wife of the...


By June 1753: Thomas Gray's Poems were published by Dodsley,...

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By June 1753

Thomas Gray 's Poems were published by Dodsley , with designs by Richard Bentley the younger.


Framéry, Nicolas Etienne. Memoirs of the Marquis de St. Forlaix. Translator Brooke, Frances, J. Dodsley, 1770.
Brooke, Frances. The History of Emily Montague. J. Dodsley, 1769.
Collins, Anthony Lovibond, and Edward Lovibond. “Preface”. Poems on Several Occasions, J. Dodsley, 1785, p. v - x.
Collyer, Mary. The History of Miss Indiana Danby. J. Dodsley, 1767.
Cooper, Maria Susanna. The Daughter. J. Dodsley, 1775.
Cowley, Hannah. Albina, Countess Raimond. J. Dodsley.
Cowley, Hannah. Who’s the Dupe?. J. Dodsley.
Gibbes, Phebe. Hartly House, Calcutta. J. Dodsley, 1789.
Thomas, Antoine Leonard. An Essay on the Character, the Manners, and the Understanding of Women. Translator Kindersley, Jemima, J. Dodsley, 1781.
La Vallière, Louise-Françoise de La Baume Le Blanc. Meditations and Penitential Prayers. Translator Lennox, Charlotte, J. Dodsley, 1774.
Lennox, Charlotte. The History of Eliza. J. Dodsley, 1767.
Lennox, Charlotte. The Sister. J. Dodsley, 1769.
Montagu, Elizabeth. Essay on Shakespear. J. Dodsley, 1769.
Roberts, Radagunda. Albert, Edward and Laura, and The Hermit of Priestland: Three Legendary Tales. J. Dodsley, 1783.
Roberts, Radagunda. Sermons. J. Dodsley, 1770.
Seward, Anna. Elegy on Captain Cook. J. Dodsley, 1780.
Sheridan, Frances. Conclusion of the Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph. J. Dodsley, 1767.
Sheridan, Frances. The History of Nourjahad. J. Dodsley, 1767.
Smith, Charlotte. Elegiac Sonnets. J. Dodsley, 1784.
Warton, Jane. Letters Addressed to Two Young Married Ladies. J. Dodsley, 1782.
Warton, Jane. Peggy and Patty, or The Sisters of Ashdale. J. Dodsley, 1783.