Addison Wesley Longman


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Dedications Eliza Parsons
EP tried a new publisher, Longman , for her historical An Old Friend with a New Face: A Novel, dedicated to Lady Howard .
Garside, Peter et al., editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press.
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OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
Employer Frances Horovitz
FH read poetry by American and English poets for Longmans 's Poetry 1900 to 1965 recording (an audio version of their Poetry, 1900-1965 anthology), selected by Ted Hughes and directed by George MacBeth .
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
Employer Eva Figes
EF worked as an editor for Longmans .
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
Literary responses Mary Brunton
Brunton's English publisher, Longman , registered in the year of publication that the book was in great demand and very much admired on the whole, though some complain of the later part of the work...
Literary responses Stella Gibbons
Cold Comfort Farm quickly became a critical and popular success, dispelling the fears of Longmans (SG 's publisher) that it was too eccentric to sell. When Longmans was left in ruins by bombing at...
Material Conditions of Writing Elizabeth Pipe Wolferstan
About two years after her husband's death EPW published, through Longman , her first poetry collection: The Enchanted Flute, with Other Poems, and Fables from La Fontaine.
The Bodleian Library copy has La Fontaine's...
Material Conditions of Writing Mary Robinson
MR (in the month before her death) published through both Longman and the Bristol firm of Cottle , Lyrical Tales.
Scholar Jonathan Wordsworth dates this publication 18 December, only eight days before the poet's death.
Wordsworth, Jonathan. The Bright Work Grows: Women Writers of the Romantic Age. Woodstock Books.
Robinson, Mary. “Introduction”. Mary Robinson: Selected Poems, edited by Judith Pascoe, Broadview, pp. 19-64.
Robinson, Mary. “Introduction”. Perdita: The Memoirs of Mary Robinson, edited by Moses Joseph Levy, Peter Owen.
Labbe, Jacqueline M. “Deflected Violence and Dream-Visions in Mary Robinson’s ‘Lyrical Tales’”. European Romantic Review, Vol.
, No. 2, pp. 163-74.
Material Conditions of Writing Frances Arabella Rowden
The year after taking on the Hans Place school as its headmistress, FAR published The Pleasures of Friendship. A Poem, in two parts, printed by A. J. Valpy and sold by Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme
Publishing Elizabeth Strickland
When the work reached its third volume ES secured a rise in the sum due from Colburn on receipt of each volume to £150.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
under Agnes Strickland
Colburn later paid the sisters £2,000 for the...
Publishing Jane West
JW published with her name Alicia de Lacy. An Historical Romance; she dated her introduction 7 March and the work was advertised as in press the next month.
Longman listed it in a flyer...
Publishing Joanna Baillie
At the end of her life JB brought together the two major streams of her writing in Dramatic and Poetical Works, published by Longman with a portrait.
Baillie, Joanna. The Collected Letters of Joanna Baillie. Editor Slagle, Judith Bailey, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.
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Baillie, Joanna. “Introduction”. The Selected Poems of Joanna Baillie, 1762-1851, edited by Jennifer Breen, Manchester University Press, pp. 1-25.
Publishing Margaret Holford
The poem was reprinted by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown in 1810. In 1821 the author was making enquiries of Longman through Joanna Baillie as to how many copies remained of this edition and...
Publishing Mary Robinson
The print run was 1,000 copies. MR switched to Longman, considerably to her benefit, shortly before the Hookham and Carpenter alliance was dissolved. The sum of £150 turned out to be her average annual income...
Publishing Edith Lyttelton
Published by Longmans, Green and Co. , the book sold rapidly, and by June 1917 had already gone through four impressions. A new, abridged edition came out in 1923.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
Lyttelton, Edith. Alfred Lyttelton: An Account of His Life. Longmans, Green.
Publishing Josephine Tey
The play was published that year by Victor Gollancz in London and by Little, Brown in Boston.
Tey, Josephine. Richard of Bordeaux. Little, Brown.
Samuel French , Longmans , Penguin , and Pan all published editions of it between 1935 and 1966.
Harben, Niloufer. Twentieth-Century English History Plays: from Shaw to Bond. Macmillan.


4 August 1724: The first Thomas Longman bought for £2,282.9s.6d...

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4 August 1724

The first Thomas Longman bought for £2,282.9s.6d a house in Paternoster Row (later numbered 39, already identified by the Sign of the Ship) and the bookselling and publishing business based there, whose owner, William Taylor

1752: Thomas Longman (1730-97) completed his apprenticeship...

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Thomas Longman (1730-97) completed his apprenticeship and became a partner in the London publishing firm of his uncle Thomas Longman the elder (1699-1755).

1856: Margaret Agnes Colvile, future wife of publisher...

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Margaret Agnes Colvile , future wife of publisher Charles Kegan Paul , published her first two novels: Dorothy: A Tale and DeCressy.

1870: Browne and Nolan publishing firm was founded...

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Browne and Nolan publishing firm was founded in Dublin by John Browne and William Nolan .

29 December 1940: St Paul's Cathedral in London survived an...

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29 December 1940

St Paul's Cathedral in London survived an air raid that destroyed almost all the buildings around it; a photograph of the dome standing amidst flames and billowing smoke became an emblem of the courage of...

1994 : Longman the publisher, which since 1968 had...

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Longman the publisher, which since 1968 had been part of the multi-product Pearson conglomerate, ceased to exist as an independent business.
Briggs, Asa. A History of Longmans and Their Books 1724 - 1990. Longevity in Publishing. British Library and Oak Knoll Press.


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