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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lane, John, -- 1854-1925.,
  • Bodley Head.

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The Physical Object
Paginationp. 343
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20214702M

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The Bodley Head publishes influential, compelling non-fiction that explores the ideas, the people, the human obsessions that shape our world. Our books come from some of the leading writers and thinkers of our time, addressing a huge range of subjects: science, reportage and current affairs, medicine, memoir, history, maths, biography, music, natural history, smart thinking and ://   History. Originally John Lane and Elkin Mathews — The Bodley Head was a partnership set up in by John Lane (–) and Elkin Mathews (–), to trade in antiquarian books in London. It took its name from a bust of Sir Thomas Bodley, the eponymist of the Bodleian Library in Oxford, above the shop door. Lane and Matthews began in to publish works of ‘stylish Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. By Lewis Carroll. c - London - John Lane and the Bodley Head Ltd. " by ", ://?prod_id= Bodley Head, (sometimes also called The Bodley Head Press) is a very venerable and well-respected printing concern that grew out of the hard work and bibliographic obsessions of partners John Lane and Elkin Mathews, in the late nineteenth ://

About this Item: John Lane,The Bodley Head, London, Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Ethel Reed (illustrator). 1st Edition. Yellow Book, volume XII (tweleve). Publisher's original decorative yellow cloth with cover design by Ethel ns contributions from Henry James,John Buchan and whose three page poem 'The Ghost Bereft' is first published :// The Bodley Head was founded in as a partnership between Exeter bookseller Charles Elkin Mathews and John Lane. The new shop opened in September of that year at 6B Vigo Street. Over its door was a sign depicting Rembrandt's head, which had been the Originally Elkin Mathews and John Lane, The Bodley Head was a partnership set up in by John Lane (–) and Elkin Mathews (–), to trade in antiquarian books in London. It took its name from a bust of Sir Thomas Bodley, the eponymist of the Bodleian Library in Oxford, above the shop door. Lane and Mathews began in to publish works of ‘stylish decadence’, including   WG, Max Reinhardt and The Bodley Head` In July John Lane was scouting around central London looking for suitable premises to open a bookshop. Whilst visiting an exhibition in Vigo Street in a gallery called The Rembrandt Head, he asked the proprietor, Mr Dunthorne, if he knew of any "fit setting; any cosy corner."

  John Lane () John Lane was the founder of the famous London publishing firm The Bodley Head. The company was named after famous Devonian Sir Thomas Bodley, the diplomat, scholar and founder of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, who was born at Exeter in - London - John Lane the Bodley Head Limited. 10" by 8"; (xiv) pp. (36 plates) DETAILS. A book full of the amazing pictures of Brangwyn, in this case capturing romantic bridge scenes. Frank Brangwyn was a Belgian artist, and is thought not to have received a formal academic or artistic training. His father sent him to draw in the South ?prod_id=   British antiquary and publisher; founder of the Bodley Head. Label in Heal Collection (Heal,) states "This book is now published by John Lane at The Bodley Head in Vigo St. London W." In his will he gave the BM the right to select three drawings by British artists from his collection. In Lane opened a New York branch of the publishing   , John Lane (The Bodley Head), March , Hardcover (Cheap edition – two shillings) , John Lane (The Bodley Head, February ), As part of the An Agatha Christie Omnibus along with The Mysterious Affair at Styles and The Murder on the Links, Hardback (Priced at seven shillings and sixpence; a cheaper edition at five shillings was Amerikanong bersyon kan libro  Panliteraturang importansya asin resepsyon