Annals of a Publishing House: Volume 2, William Blackwood and His Sons, Their Magazine and Friends

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Margaret Oliphant (1828-1897) is best known as the author of nearly one hundred novels, but also wrote short stories and biographies. Closely connected with Blackwoods of Edinburgh from 1851, shortly before her death she was commissioned to write a history of the publishing firm by director William Blackwood, grandson of the founder. From small beginnings, the firm had rapidly become the leading Scottish publishing house, dominating the literary world, particularly through Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine and an impressive ...

Annals of a Publishing House: Volume 2, William Blackwood and His Sons, Their Magazine and Friends 2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781108021401

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