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Jacob Tonson, bookseller.

Edward Marston

Jacob Tonson, bookseller.

by Edward Marston

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Published .
Written in English

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  • Tonson, Jacob.

  • Edition Notes

    Extracted from Publishers" circular (Jan 5 1901).

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    Open LibraryOL21468061M

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    Jacob Tonson is the author of Sylvae ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), The Fable of the Bees ( avg rating, 26 ratings, 2 review. More importantly, McKenzie has convincingly re-evaluated Congreve's works and life to transform our image of the man and his reputation. McKenzie here follows the editorial practice suggested in two early editions of the Works published by Congreve's friend, the bookseller Jacob Tonson.


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Jacob Tonson, Kit-Cat publisher, by Lynch, Kathleen Martha and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Extract. Tonson, Jacob, the elder (/6–), bookseller, was born in London, the second son of Jacob Tonson (–), a barber surgeon, and his wife, Elizabeth Walbancke (b.

), whose brother was the bookseller. Jacob Tonson was an eighteenth-century English bookseller and publisher best known for having obtained a copyright on the plays of William Shakespeare by buying the rights of the heirs of the.

The Kit-Cat Club was founded in the late s when Jacob Tonson, a bookseller of lowly Ophelia Field’s ‘Kit-Cat Club’ is a story of a changing time in 17th-century Britain, during the reigns of Queen Anne and George /5.

largely with the bookseller Jacob Tonson. Details about a man's life in the seven-teenth century, unless they have survived by some happy accident, are rare and sketchy at best.

In this essay I want to flesh out the life and career of Jacob Tonson. Jacob Tonson, publisher in London who issued () John Dryden’s translation of Virgil, believed to be the first English publishing venture to earn considerable money for the author. He. London - Jacob Tonson, Book.

Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Six volumes of Tonson's dramatic works ofShakespeare. Volumes I-V are in uniform bindings as a set, with the pages trimmed down. Volume VI is bound in a different half calf binding with larger page sizes due to their not being trimmed as closely as volumes I-V.

After buying the rights from the heirs of the Fourth Folio's publishers, London bookseller and publisher Jacob Tonson published several editions of Shakespeare's works in the 18th–century, including multi.

The number of books published Jacob Tonson, one of the most important booksellers of his time, is estimated at over volumes, though an exhaustive count would require its own volume. He found great wealth in the bookselling industry, and despite his status as a merchant, was deeply involved in one of the most powerful political clubs of his time, the Whig-dominated Kit-Cat Club.

Jacob Tonson, sometimes referred to as Jacob Tonson the elder () was an 18th-century English bookseller and : 12 November Tonson was born in London around His father was a successful barber-surgeon and his mother came from a family of well known publisher-booksellers.

Tonson was a young boy when the city of. Jacob Tonson the elder and his nephew and business partner Jacob Tonson the younger were the preeminent booksellers (publishers) of the early eighteenth century.

In their work they nurtured. Jacob Tonson: | | | |Jacob Tonson| | | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive. In the rising young bookseller, Jacob Tonson, added another feather to his cap by publishing Miscellany Poems, which came to be known as Dryden's or Tonson's Miscellany and enjoyed popular.

London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, at the Judges-Head [sic] near the Inner Temple- Gate on Fleet-street, M DC XC V. [ (i.e., and )]. Tall f’cap fo. (so watermarked): a large copy. ‎The fascinating history of the male-only members of the Kit-Cat Club, the unofficial centre of Whig power in 17th century Britain, and home to the greatest political and artistic thinkers of a generation.

The Kit-Cat Club was founded in the late s when London bookseller Jacob Tonson. Jacob Tonson, Kit-Cat publisher by Kathleen M Lynch (Book) Prince of publishers; a study of the work and career of Jacob Tonson by Harry M Geduld (Book). Jacob Tonson (and his family) was one of London’s most successful bookseller-publishers in the late 17th to early 18th centuries.

In addition to gaining fame as a publisher of the works of John Dryden and John Milton, Tonson. Tonson, Jacob (DNB00) (20l.) from Abel Swalle, another bookseller. However this may be, the names of both booksellers appear on the title-page, as was often the case at that time.

Tonson was sufficiently well off to purchase plays by Otway and Tate. In the brothers Richard and Jacob. The eighteenth-century bookseller is now recognized as a middleman through whom works reach the public, as a reflector of public taste, and as a cultural figure who slowly ousted the aristocratic patron in shaping and supporting literary production.

The bookseller Jacob Tonson. Abstract. InJacob Tonson, the premier publisher of his age, purchased the “copyright” to Shakespeare. Tonson and his family over the next fifty years went on to publish some .Jacob Tonson (and his family) was one of London's most successful bookseller-publishers in the late 17th to early 18th centuries.

In addition to gaining fame as a publisher of the works of John Dryden and John Milton, Tonson .Record. Improvised Patronage: Jacob Tonson and Dryden’s Linguistic Project.

An article from journal Lumen (Volpp. ), on Érudit.