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Richard Bentley manuscript material : 3 items

Title
Richard Bentley manuscript material : 3 items, 1832-1833
Author
Bentley, Richard, 1794-1871.

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Mixed materialPermit needed Pforz MSSchwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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Additional Authors
Porter, Jane, 1776-1850
Found In
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
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3 items
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Richard Bentley, English printer and publisher. His major contributions to nineteenth-century publishing are the Standard Novels, freshly revised texts of major contemporary authors made affordable for the middle class ; Bentley's Miscellany, the periodical in which Dickens's Oliver Twist was first published ; and Temple Bar, a popular literary magazine.
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
76699436
Author
Bentley, Richard, 1794-1871.
Title
Richard Bentley manuscript material : 3 items, 1832-1833
Summary
· To Jane Porter, novelist : 3 autograph letters signed : 10 Oct 1832 - 8 Nov 1833 : (MISC 2359-2361) : on publishing matters. Bentley declines an offer for republication of Anna Maria Porter's Don Sebastian, arranges payment for Jane's introductions for her 'Standard Novels' editons, and declines to reprint a work.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Richard Bentley, English printer and publisher. His major contributions to nineteenth-century publishing are the Standard Novels, freshly revised texts of major contemporary authors made affordable for the middle class ; Bentley's Miscellany, the periodical in which Dickens's Oliver Twist was first published ; and Temple Bar, a popular literary magazine.
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Porter, Jane, 1776-1850, addressee.
Found In:
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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