|Founder||George Smith and Alexander Elder|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|Publication types||Books, magazines|
Smith, Elder & Co. was a firm of British publishers, most noted for the works they published in the 19th century.
History[edit | edit source]
Other major authors published by the firm included Robert Browning, George Eliot, Elizabeth Gaskell, Thomas Hardy, Richard Jefferies, George MacDonald, Charles Reade, John Ruskin, Algernon Charles Swinburne, Alfred Tennyson and George Gissing.
They are notable for producing the first edition of the Dictionary of National Biography (DNB).
Works published by Smith, Elder & Co.[edit | edit source]
- The Comic Offering volumes one through five by Louisa Henrietta Sheridan, 1831-1835
- Friendship's Offering, 1837
- Illustrations of the Zoology of South Africa by Andrew Smith, 1838
- Zoology of the Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin, 1838
- Modern Painters by John Ruskin, 1843
- Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, 1847
- The History of Henry Esmond by William Makepeace Thackeray, 1852
- Morocco in Diplomacy by Edmund Dene Morel, 1912
- Jane Austen: Her Life and Letters, A Family Record by William and Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh, 1913
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "Business Correspondence of Smith, Elder, and Co., 1850–1908: Finding Aid". Princeton University Library. 2008. http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/3r074v012. Retrieved 2012-07-07. "Abstract. Consists, for the most part, of business correspondence of George Smith relating to the Cornhill Magazine, which he founded in 1859, and other publishing business of Smith, Elder, and Co., the London publishing firm."
- Forbes, Alexander (1839). California: A History of Upper and Lower California. Cornhill, London: Smith, Elder and Co. http://books.google.com/books?id=NH4FAAAAQAAJ.
- "George Murray Smith (1824–1901)". oxforddnb.com. http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/36138. Retrieved 5 October 2010.
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- History of Smith, Elder, & Co. up to the beginning of the 20th century
- Smith, Elder at Wilkie Collins Information Pages.
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