Hurst and Blackett


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Literary responses Mary Anne Duffus Hardy
This book was enthusiastically received. Hurst and Blackett had substance to justify their blocks of consecutive Times advertisements with excerpts from reviews: Well told. From one end to the other, it fixes attention,earnest and...
Author summary Geraldine Jewsbury
During her life, Geraldine Jewsbury wrote six novels and two books for children. Widely published in Victorian periodicals, she was a respected reviewer, editor, and translator. Her periodical publications ranged from theatre reviews, short fiction...
Publishing Hélène Barcynska
A short novel at 40,000 words, it was serialised in The Winning Post (edited by Robert Standish Sievier ) and published in volume form the same year through John Long (a firm which also published...
Publishing Isabella Neil Harwood
Raymond's Heroine, another three-decker and one of INH 's most popular novels, was published by Hurst and Blackett (to which now she changed from Tinsley Brothers , who had published her earlier books).
“Multiple Advertisements and Notices”. The Morning Post, No. 29106.
“The New and Popular Novels”. The Era, No. 1489.
Publishing Hélène Barcynska
On the title-page of Pretty Dear MB's pseudonym is The Countess Barcynska with an accent on the n of Barcynska. Its spring publication is mentioned in a list of new Hurst and Blackett books bound...
Publishing Henrietta Camilla Jenkin
The book was published by Hurst and Blackett , by whom, however, the author felt she was shabbily treated.
Gaskell, Elizabeth. The Letters of Mrs Gaskell. Editors Chapple, J. A. V. and Arthur Pollard, Harvard University Press.
Publishing Geraldine Jewsbury
She received £180 from publishers Hurst and Blackett . The novel was dedicated to D. M.
Jewsbury, Geraldine. Right or Wrong. Hurst and Blackett.
whom some believe to be Dinah Mulock Craik , though it has been argued that the true recipient...
Publishing Edna Lyall
She was introduced to the publishers of this novel, Hurst and Blackett , through the good offices of the writer George Macdonald .
Escreet, J. M. The Life of Edna Lyall. Longmans, Green and Co.
She dedicated the work to her cousin the Rev. Philip Newnham
Publishing Edna Lyall
Charles Bradlaugh himself tutored EL on the subject of secularism for this novel, which was at first to be called Erica. She had nearly finished writing it by the end of 1882, but during...
Publishing Edna Lyall
Her general practice was to suggest half a dozen titles and let her publisher choose. With this book she reverted to a three-volume format and to Hurst and Blackett .
Payne, George A. "Edna Lyall:" an Appreciation. John Heywood.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
In the year before...
Publishing May Crommelin
She wrote it secretly, basing it on her experience of social life in County Down and in Dublin. On a visit to an uncle and aunt in London she persuaded the uncle to take...
Publishing Edna Lyall
In spring 1920 demand remained high enough for the publishers Hurst and Blackett to advertise a long list of EL 's titles at two shillings each.
Publishing Eliza Meteyard
She had formed the intention to write it in 1850, and was later helped by the loan of a huge haul of manuscripts.
Woodring, Carl Ray. Victorian Samplers: William and Mary Howitt. University of Kansas Press.
Mary and William Howitt helped her secure a generous £1,000 from...
Publishing Jessie Fothergill
While the first two of these novels were published by Bentley in three volumes, The Lasses of Leverhouse appeared in one-volume form from Hurst and Blackett . This domestic story was first seen in the...
Publishing Caroline Norton
Though the London editions bore the date of 1868, Hurst and Blackett advertised the book as [r]eady at all the libraries on 28 December 1867.
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
(28 December 1867): 11
Old Sir Douglas was also serialised...


January 1853: The Hurst and Blackett publishing firm was...

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January 1853

The Hurst and Blackett publishing firm was founded at 13 Great Marlborough Street, London, by Daniel Hurst and Henry Blackett on their buying Henry Colburn 's business.


“Critical Notices: Raymond’s Heroine. A Novel”. The United Service Magazine, Vol.
, Hurst and Blackett, pp. 119-20.
Banks, Isabella. Caleb Booth’s Clerk. Hurst and Blackett, 1878.
Banks, Isabella. Glory. Hurst and Blackett, 1877.
Banks, Isabella. The Manchester Man. Hurst and Blackett, 1876.
Banks, Isabella. Wooers and Winners. Hurst and Blackett, 1880.
Barcynska, Hélène. Black Harvest. Hurst and Blackett, 1960.
Barcynska, Hélène. Calm Waters. Hurst and Blackett, 1940.
Barcynska, Hélène. Caradoc Evans. Hurst and Blackett, 1946.
Barcynska, Hélène. Chicane. Hurst and Blackett, 1912.
Barcynska, Hélène. Full and Frank: The Private Life of a Woman Novelist. Hurst and Blackett, 1941.
Barcynska, Hélène. Madame Adastra. Hurst and Blackett, 1964.
Barcynska, Hélène. Misty Angel. Hurst and Blackett, 1931.
Barcynska, Hélène. Pretty Dear. A Romance. Hurst and Blackett, 1920.
Barcynska, Hélène. The Garment of Gold. Hurst and Blackett, 1921.
Barcynska, Hélène. The Honey Pot. A Story of the Stage. Hurst and Blackett, 1916.
Barcynska, Hélène. The Pleasure Garden. Hurst and Blackett, 1923.
Barcynska, Hélène. Vista, The Dancer. Hurst and Blackett, 1928.
Barcynska, Hélène. Vista, the Dancer. Hurst and Blackett, 1982.
Betham-Edwards, Matilda. A Winter with the Swallows. Hurst and Blackett, 1867.
Betham-Edwards, Matilda. Doctor Jacob. Hurst and Blackett, 1864.
Betham-Edwards, Matilda. Felicia. Hurst and Blackett, 1875.
Betham-Edwards, Matilda. Holidays in Eastern France. Hurst and Blackett, 1879.
Betham-Edwards, Matilda. Kitty. Hurst and Blackett, 1869.
Betham-Edwards, Matilda. Love and Mirage. Hurst and Blackett, 1885.
Betham-Edwards, Matilda. The Lord of the Harvest. Hurst and Blackett, 1899.