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Byron and John MurrayA Poet and His Publisher$
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Mary O'Connell

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781781381335

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2015

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9781781381335.001.0001

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John Murray I and II

John Murray I and II

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(p.23) Chapter One John Murray I and II
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Byron and John Murray
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Mary O’Connell

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781781381335.003.0001

This chapter provides an insight into the career of John Murray prior to his association with Byron. It describes the establishment of the firm by the first John Murray and the difficulties faced by his son as he assumed control of the family business. Murray’s character, his entrepreneurial skill, and his ambition as a bookseller and publisher re the primary focus of this chapter. It also discusses the establishment and publication of The Quarterly Review.

Keywords:   John Murray, Byron, bookseller, publisher, The Quarterly Review

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