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A Publisher and His Friends

Memoir and Correspondence of John Murray; With an Account of the Origin and Progress of the House, 1768-1843

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Author: Samuel Smiles
Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 153,644 / 460 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 47.1
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 383
Added to site: 2004.06.30
mnybks.net#: 8037
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the _Representative_--Effect of the strain on Murray's health--Letters from friends--The financial crisis--Failure of Constable and Ballantyne--The end of the _Representative_--Coolness between Murray and Mr. D'Israeli

CHAPTER XXV

MR. LOCKHART AS EDITOR OF THE "QUARTERLY"--HALLAM WORDSWORTH--DEATH OF CONSTABLE

The editorship of the _Quarterly_--Mr. Lockhart appointed--Letter from Sir W. Scott, giving his opinion of Lockhart's abilities and character--Letters from Mr. Lockhart--Mr. Croker's article on "Paroles d'un Croyant"--Charles Butler--Blanco White--Controversies, etc.--Wordsworth's Works--Letter from Mr. Lockhart--Renewed intercourse between Murray and Constable

CHAPTER XXVI

SIR WALTER'S LAST YEARS

South American speculation--Captain Head, R.E.--His rapid rides across the Pampas--His return home and publication of his work--Results of his mission--Mr. Disraeli and Mr. Powles--Letter from Mr. B. Disraeli

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