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 Eva Figes
EF worked as an editor for Longmans .
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
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.
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 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
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...
Publishing Mary Russell Mitford
MRM was working on this poem by July 1810.
Mitford, Mary Russell. The Life of Mary Russell Mitford: Told by Herself in Letters To Her Friends. Editor L’Estrange, Alfred Guy Kingham, Harper and Brothers.
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She submitted it in manuscript to Samuel Taylor Coleridge for criticism and suggestions. He suggested some cuts, most of which she happily agreed to...
Publishing Elizabeth Hamilton
Again the full title was elaborate: Hints Addressed to the Patrons and Directors of Schools; Principally Intended to Shew, that the Benefits Derived from the New Modes of Teaching May Be Increased by a Partial...
Publishing Elizabeth Rigby
In March 1864 ER published The History of Our Lord as Exemplified in Works of Art, by herself and Anna Brownell Jameson , in two volumes. Most of the actual writing in the book...
Publishing Elizabeth Inchbald
The publisher Robinson initially encouraged EI to write her memoirs. She worked at them for years in old age, sending them to friends and publishers for comment. Publishers proved difficult: they feared scandal, yet were...
Publishing Frances Trollope
FT published her novel The Laurringtons; or, Superior People (in three volumes, without illustrations, and now very rare) not with Colburn but with Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans . The verso of the first half-title...
Publishing Martin Ross
This was the first book they published with Longmans , in an edition of 3,000.
Collis, Maurice. Somerville and Ross: A Biography. Faber and Faber.
Geraldine Cummins lists the number of first edition copies printed as 1,500.
Cummins, Geraldine. Dr. E. Œ. Somerville: A Biography. Andrew Dakers.
Longman remained Somerville and Ross's, then...
Publishing Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington
This periodical's fuller title was The Literary Gazette; and Journal of Belles Lettres; the book form of The Magic Lantern followed the same year (before the end of June), together with Blessington's Sketches and...


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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