John Newbery

Standard Name: Newbery, John


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Employer Jean Marishall
Despite her own skimpy education, she ran a periodical in London (which did not pay), as well as working for children's publisher John Newbery . She consulted about the periodical with the Duchess of Northumberland
Publishing Mary Latter
The young ML placed a ludicrous advertisement, in verse in the Reading Mercury (owned by the London publisher John Newbery ) to deny that she was the author of lampoons on the persons and characters...
Publishing Mary Masters
This volume was printed for the Author. Its 833 subscribers (for 903 copies)
Fleeman, John David, and James McLaverty. A Bibliography of the Works of Samuel Johnson. Clarendon Press, 2000.
1: 409-10
included Samuel Johnson , Mrs Gardiner of Snow-Hill, Thomas Birch , a John Cockburne who may well have...
Publishing Charlotte McCarthy
This too was printed for the Author. Copies cost six shillings. This appears to be the first edition, though the work had been advertised as Now ready for the Press, and will be Publish'd...
Textual Production Jane Johnson
The manuscript also contains fair copies of ten poems and a prayer.
C., M. “Notable Accessions. Western MSS”. Bodleian Library Record, No. 2, pp. 165 - 8.
John Newbery published a similar tale, A Little Pretty Pocket-Book, in 1744. JJ 's work did not reach actual print (as...
Textual Production Sarah Scott
SS used a different publisher, John Newbery , for The History of Mecklenburgh. This time anonymous instead of pseudonymous, it was, like her previous historical work, thought to be written by a man.
Rizzo, Betty, and Sarah Scott. “Introduction”. The History of Sir George Ellison, University Press of Kentucky, 1996, p. ix - xlv.
Textual Production Sarah Scott
SS published through John Newbery her most famous novel, A Description of Millenium Hall, or of a female utopia described by a male narrator.
Rizzo, Betty, and Sarah Scott. “Introduction”. The History of Sir George Ellison, University Press of Kentucky, 1996, p. ix - xlv.
Wealth and Poverty Charlotte Forman
Her release was helped by publishers like John Meres (whose wife gave her a guinea) and John Newbery (who gave two guineas and promised her work, but then died). She pawned her clothes, and the...


18 June 1744
John Newbery advertised his Little Pretty Pocket Book, one of the first books aimed at delighting children while instructing them.
16 October 1750-April 1753
Christopher Smart and John Newbery , under the persona of Mary Midnight, issued a periodical entitled The Midwife; or, Old Woman's Magazine; they acknowledge the influence of Delarivier Manley .
From about 1820
Various changes occurred in bookbinding practice, taking a step in radically reducing prices: both mechanization and ready-made cloth-over-board bindings came in, and the uniform binding, before sale, of an entire edition became usual.
The editor of Publisher's Weekly, Frederic G. Melcher , established the Newbery Medal to commemorate John Newbery , the Father of Children's Books.