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 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
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.
Publishing Jane Harvey
JH published with her name (through Henry Mozley of Gainsborough, but to be sold by Longman of London) Memoirs of an Author.
A Minerva re-issue of this book in 1814 titles it...
Publishing Jane Porter
She wrote this novel while living in London.
Porter, Jane. The Scottish Chiefs. Derby and Jackson.
In her preface to the first edition (now extremely rare)
Feminist Companion Archive.
she wrote that she had made no hesitation to accept truth as the helpmate of...
Publishing Barbara Hofland
Butts remarks the complex publishing history of this novel, which was at first printed at Ipswich and sold by Longman in London, then reprinted the same year by Minerva , which did not mention...
Publishing Caroline Bowles
She sent the manuscript to Robert Southey , hoping the Poet Laureate would provide some instruction or advice on publication. He tried to secure Bowles a publisher but the one he tried first, John Murray
Publishing Elizabeth B. Lester
The Quakers appeared in one volume, The Bachelor and the Married Man in three. Longman had sold 720 copies (out of 750) of The Bachelor and the Married Man by December 1817, and produced a...
Publishing Edith Somerville
ES worked on this book during the Irish Civil War: it was a means by which I preserve my reason in this distracted country.
Collis, Maurice. Somerville and Ross: A Biography. Faber and Faber.
Longman 's made her an advance of £400 on the...
Publishing Amelia Opie
The now married AO switched to Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown for her first text to bear her name: her second novel, The Father and Daughter.
British Library Catalogue.
Opie, Amelia. “Introduction”. Adeline Mowbray, edited by Shelley King and John B. Pierce, Oxford University Press, p. i - xxix.


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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