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Literary responses George Eliot
The critical tide did not turn (despite some acute criticism from Virginia Woolf , who called Middlemarchthe magnificent book which with all its imperfections is one of the few English novels written for grown-up...
Publishing Margaret Minifie
Before the second London edition, 1771, a French translation had appeared, probably at Paris, which purported to have been published in London.
English Short Title Catalogue.
The English Short Title Catalogue makes the all too common mistake of...
Publishing Elizabeth, Margravine of Anspach
She dedicated it to her correspondent, the Margrave , saying that she exposes her letters to the malice of my enemies, without reserve, merely to oblige many of my friends.
Elizabeth, Margravine of Anspach,. Journey through the Crimea to Constantinople. G. G. J. and J. Robinson.
Journery prelims 4
Horace Walpole
Publishing Mary Tighe
A copy of the privately printed edition, beautifully inscribed to John Richardson at London on 24 July 1805, is now British Library C. 95 b. 38. A copy once owned by Lytton Strachey (with his...
Publishing Elizabeth Inchbald
Her surviving, fragile diaries are now available in an edition by Ben P. Robertson in three volumes, 2007, and on film from Adam Matthew Publications , plus a bundle of letters and a copy of...
Publishing Sarah Scudgell Wilkinson
Her preface avows both a literary and a practical goal: she will be happy, she says, to please female readers with something new and romantic, but even more pleased if her volumes meet with a...
Publishing Sarah, Lady Cowper
SLC was evidently well acquainted with the conventions of keeping a diary. She numbers her pages and records the date of each day in the margin, writing the month, often the year too, at the...
Publishing Catherine Cuthbertson
It came out in four volumes from Robinson , but many copies were burned in a warehouse fire. After this The Lady's Magazine reprinted it as a serial beginning in February 1804.
Mayo, Robert. The English Novel in the Magazines, 1740-1815. Northwestern University Press.
Robinson re-issued...
Publishing Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
In manuscript this novel, planned in the same early period as St. Clair, extended to six volumes, transcribed for its author by a young admirer, Francis Crossley .
Campbell, Mary. Lady Morgan: The Life and Times of Sydney Owenson. Pandora.
39, 57
She later said that...
Publishing Mary Basset
After the queen's accession, MB presented her with a splendid manuscript copy in a velvet binding, which is now in the British Library : Harleian MS 1860, bearing the title of A Paper-Book in small...
Publishing Eleanor Sleath
This book was written during a highly social period of ES 's life, and advertised in February 1799.
Czlapinski, Rebecca, and Eric C. Wheeler. Sleath Sleuth. New Eleanor Sleath Biography.
Garside, Peter et al., editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press.
1: 761
Most copies having been no doubt read to pieces, this is now a very rare...
Publishing Charlotte Dacre
CD 's first novel was re-issued by Arno Press in 1972, and the other three followed it two years later.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
Several are on film in the Gothic Fiction collection put out by Adam Matthew Publications .
Publishing Elizabeth Justice
Her 281 subscribers, about 120 of them women, represented a complete cross-section of genteel provincial society. They included booksellers and a book club, and with some subscriptions for multiple copies accounted altogether for almost half...
Publishing Lydia Becker
LB 's papers at Manchester Central Library have been published on film by Adam Matthew in 1994, with those of Margaret Ashton , as the first part of Women's Suffrage Collection. The second part...
Publishing Eleanor Sleath
There was a French translation in 1819. The original is available in the Adam Matthew PublicationsGothic Fiction series.


After July 1553: An unknown person presented to Queen Mary...

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After July 1553

An unknown person presented to Queen Mary Tudor the finely illuminated manuscript now known as the Queen Mary Psalter (Royal 2 B vii in the British Library ).

1816: The Church Missionary Society or CMS began...

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The Church Missionary Society or CMS began publishing its periodical The Missionary Papers, which ran with several changes of title until 1917.


The Mass Observation Archive. Adam Matthew Publications.