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Literary responses Anna Eliza Bray
The novel's treatment of religious tension at a time when the English public was debating Catholic Emancipation proved extremely scandalous. As a result, AEB became the target of much anger.
Mudge, Bradford Keyes, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 116. Gale Research, 1992.
116: 52
Bray, Anna Eliza. Autobiography of Anna Eliza Bray. Kempe, John A.Editor , Chapman and Hall, 1884.
The Athenæum...
Material Conditions of Writing Catherine Gore
In The Tuileries, a Tale, published as by the author of Hungarian Tales, Romances of Real Life, &c &c., CG later said she had broken new ground historically. Published with Colburn and Bentley
Publishing Lady Caroline Lamb
According to her own account, LCL wrote her notorious novel Glenarvon and sent it to press within one month, while articles of separation were being drawn up by her husband following her act of violence...
Publishing Lady Charlotte Bury
Colburn paid £1,000 for the copyright.
Hildegarde of Bingen,. The Letters of Hildegard of Bingen. Baird, Joseph L. and Radd K. EhrmanTranslators , Oxford University Press, 1994.
It was lavishly produced, with plates and portraits.
Publishing Catherine Crowe
The Adventures of a Beauty, the fourth novel by CC , was published in three volumes by 13 March 1852.
Athenæum. J. Lection.
1272 (1852): 297-98
It appeared after CC had transferred to a new publisher, Colburn and Co.
Publishing Agnes Strickland
They failed to reach agreement with Colburn , and this collection was published by William Blackwood in Edinburgh.
Pope-Hennessy, Una. Agnes Strickland: Biographer of the Queens of England. Chatto and Windus, 1940.
It was re-issued by Cambridge University Press in 2011,online and in print-on-demand format. This work...
Publishing Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington
On 8 March she inscribed a copy to D'Orsay's elder sister and her husband. The journey described in the work had been made through France to Italy: a happy time written up years later while...
Publishing Ann, Lady Fanshawe
Ann Fanshawe 's Memoirs of Lady Fanshawe, begun in 1676, were published for the first time, by Henry Colburn , from an original manuscript, anonymously edited by Sir Nicholas Harris Nicholas .
Halkett, Anne, and Ann, Lady Fanshawe. “Preface, Introduction, Select Bibliography”. The Memoirs of Anne, Lady Halkett and Ann, Lady Fanshawe, edited by John Loftis, Clarendon Press, 1979, p. v - xxi.
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 Anna Eliza Bray
She began writing the book on 18 September 1826 and completed it on 19 November of the following year.
Mudge, Bradford Keyes, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 116. Gale Research, 1992.
116: 51
The book is based on historical records of the times it attempted to portray...
Publishing Harriette Wilson
In about 1822 HW composed a work she called Sketches in the Round Room at the Opera House (a kind of dry run for her Memoirs), which depicts her former lovers under disguised names:...
Publishing Anna Eliza Bray
AEB recalls in her autobiography that the novel was published amid public debates on Roman Catholic emancipation. She maintains, however, that her intentions for writing the book were not to make political propaganda.
Bray, Anna Eliza. Autobiography of Anna Eliza Bray. Kempe, John A.Editor , Chapman and Hall, 1884.
Publishing Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
Colburn paid £1,200 together for this and a scientific piece by Morgan's husband.
Campbell, Mary. Lady Morgan: The Life and Times of Sydney Owenson. Pandora, 1988.
A facsimile with introduction by Jenny McAuley appeared in the Chawton House Library series in 2012.
Publishing Catherine Gore
CG 's Mothers and Daughters; A Tale of the Year 1830, published anonymously by Colburn , also in 1831, was reprinted in Bentley's Standard Novels the same year.
British Library Catalogue.
Publishing Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
Her current publisher, Colburn , offered her a thousand pounds for this book. She thought she could get more, and went to Constable , who, however, turned it down. The junior partner doubted her capacity...


3 June 1829
Publisher Henry Colburn went into partnership with Richard Bentley (1794 - ­1871) (who, in order to do this, had just dissolved the partnership between himself and his brother Samuel Bentley as printers).
1 September 1832
The two-year-old firm of Colburn and Bentley was dissolved when Bentley bought Colburn out, amid considerable ill-feeling apparently caused by Colburn's shady financial practices.