John Murray

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Standard Name: Murray, John,, 1808 - 1892
Used Form: John Murray, the third

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Employer Isabella Bird
She was in fact commissioned to go and write about the situation by her publisher, John Murray , whom she suspected of plotting to help her overcome her mourning for her husband through work.
Checkland, Olive. Isabella Bird and ’A Woman’s Right to Do What She Can Do Well’. Scottish Cultural Press, 1996.
161
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Rigby
The groom was sixteen years her senior. They had been engaged since January, some time after they were introduced at the home of John Murray .
Lochhead, Marion C. Elizabeth Rigby, Lady Eastlake. John Murray, 1961.
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Rigby, Elizabeth. “Preface and Memoirs”. Journals and Correspondence of Lady Eastlake, edited by Charles Eastlake Smith, J. Murray, 1895, p. Various pages.
1: 223
The marriage was childless.
Friends, Associates Isabella Bird
After this she published her first book, and embarked on what became a lifelong friendship with her publisher, John Murray the third .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Literary responses Elizabeth Rigby
The tribute was much appreciated by the Queen .
Lochhead, Marion C. Elizabeth Rigby, Lady Eastlake. John Murray, 1961.
111
John Murray passed on to ER letters in praise of her memorial publication.
Rigby, Elizabeth. Journals and Correspondence of Lady Eastlake. Smith, Charles EastlakeEditor , AMS Press, 1975.
2: 165
Literary responses Isabella Bird
The book received favourable reviews from many periodicals including the Quarterly Review, St James Gazette, Scotsman, Contemporary Review, and the Athenæum. John Murray professed himself amazed at a unanimity of...
Publishing Elizabeth Rigby
Around this time ER was having strained relations with her other publisher and friend John Murray over some bad advice about investments that she had received from his wife's brothers. Correspondence suggests that she went...
Publishing Isabella Bird
Her finished manuscript was submitted to London publisher John Murray , who had published other travel writers. Murray accepted this book, altered its title from the proposed The Car and the Steamboat to The Englishwoman...
Publishing Isabella Bird
In the late 1880s, during a respite from travel, IB both took up public lecturing, and contributed articles on her brief visit to Ireland for publication in John Murray 's new Murray's Magazine. This...
Publishing Mary Cowden Clarke
In her memoirs MCC wrote that all my experience of publishers has been most agreeable. Contrary to the prejudiced opinion sometimes expressed, that authors and publishers are often antagonistic in their transactions, I have invariably...
Publishing Harriet Martineau
Again John Murray reneged, at an advanced stage, on the arrangement for his firm to publish the book, so HM turned to Moxon . Its earnings during the first year following publication paid for her...
Textual Production Louisa Anne Meredith
Publishing for the first time under her married name, Mrs. Charles Meredith, LAM offered her autobiographical travel narrative Notes and Sketches of New South Wales, During a Residence in that Colony from 1839...
Textual Production Mariana Starke
Her work long pre-dated the standard guides associated with the names and the publishing houses of John Murray in the mid-nineteenth century or Karl Baedeker in the early twentieth.
Solo: Search Oxford University Libraries Online.
The first form of MS 's...
Travel Elizabeth Rigby
ER began a three-month stay with publisher John Murray the third and his mother in London.
Lochhead, Marion C. Elizabeth Rigby, Lady Eastlake. John Murray, 1961.
53
Travel Elizabeth Rigby
ER stayed with the Murray s (her publisher and his family) in London.
Lochhead, Marion C. Elizabeth Rigby, Lady Eastlake. John Murray, 1961.
60
Rigby, Elizabeth. “Preface and Memoirs”. Journals and Correspondence of Lady Eastlake, edited by Charles Eastlake Smith, J. Murray, 1895, p. Various pages.
1: 185
Travel Elizabeth Rigby
John Murraycommissioned her to attend and describe an Exhibition of Modern German Art at Düsseldorf.
Lochhead, Marion C. Elizabeth Rigby, Lady Eastlake. John Murray, 1961.
60

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