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Jacob Tonson, Kit-Cat publisher

Lynch, Kathleen Martha.

Jacob Tonson, Kit-Cat publisher

by Lynch, Kathleen Martha.

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Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • London,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Tonson, Jacob, 1656?-1736,
    • Publishers and publishing -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century,
    • Publishers and publishing -- Great Britain -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 219-224.

      Statementby Kathleen M. Lynch.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ325.T6 L95
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 241 p.
      Number of Pages241
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4574949M
      ISBN 100870491229
      LC Control Number77111046
      OCLC/WorldCa143075

        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 Kit-Cat Club was founded in the late s when London bookseller Jacob Tonson forged a partnership with pie-maker Christopher (Kit) . About this Item: Printed for Jacob Tonson and Abel Swall, London, First edition thus. First edition of an adaptation of the Shakespeare play, including a fifth act written by Dryden. Variant issue with Tonson.

      The Fable of the Bees, Volume 1 The Fable of the Bees, Bernard Mandeville Volume 1 of The Fable of the Bees: Or, Private Vices, Publick Benefits: With an Essay on Charity and Charity-schools. And a Search Into the Nature of Society, Bernard Mandeville: Authors: Bernard Mandeville, Jacob Tonson: Edition: 6: Publisher: J. Tonson. compensate himself for the failure of Thomas Ti'ckell's Iliad. See Kathleen Lynch, Jacob Tonson, Kit-Cat Publisher (Knoxville, ), pp. , and Warren Francis Dwyer, 'Profit, Poetry and Politics in Augustan Translation: A Study of the Tonson .

        Jacob Tonson and the Kit-Cat Club In the snowy spring of , Samuel Croxall, a classical translator, travelled to Herefordshire to visit his retired publisher, Jacob Tonson. Tonson .   The Kit-Cat Club was founded in the late seventeenth century by Jacob Tonson, a London bookseller. He arranged a mutually beneficial deal with local pie-maker Christopher (Kit) Cat whereby Tonson Author: Ophelia Field.


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The Kit-Cat Club was founded in the late s when Jacob Tonson, a bookseller of lowly birth, forged a partnership with the pie-maker Christopher (Kit) Cat/5(7). Jacob Tonson, (born ?—died April 2,Ledbury, Eng.), publisher in London who issued () John Dryden ’s translation of Virgil, believed to be the first English publishing venture.

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 Author: Stephen Bernard. In addition, of course, the Tonsons were Dryden's main publisher, the first to publish Pope, and the consistent supporters of Addison and Steele and their early periodicals, while Jacob Tonson the elder had earlier shaped the miscellany, the translation of the classical poetry into English, the pocket Elzevier series.

Printed for Jacob Tonson Publisher - works / 38 ebooks. Borrow. Borrow. Borrow. Borrow. Read. Borrow. Borrow. Read. Read. Borrow. Borrow. Borrow. Publishing History This is a chart to show the when this publisher published books. Jacob Tonson's publishing business in London was relatively obscure until he undertook the publication of Milton's Paradise Lost.

He then went on to publish both Dryden and Pope. He was also secretary to. The Kit-Cat Club was founded in the late s when London bookseller Jacob Tonson forged a partnership with pie-maker Christopher (Kit) :   The Kit-Cat Club, founded in the late 17th century, was the brainchild of the publishing magnate Jacob Tonson, who decided to hold regular, boozy dinners for "Poetical young Sprigs" of his.

Jacob Tonson: Kit-Cat Publisher (); Harry M. Geduld, supra note 59 Although hi s father was a member of the company of “chir urgeons” or bar ber - surgeons, Lynch states that he. 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. The club which bore his name was initiated by the publisher Jacob Tonson, as a way of patronising (and feeding) promising young writers; in return they gave Tonson ("Kit") Cat, on whose pies. 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).inclinations, especially in view of Jacob's fer-vent Whiggish activities later in life.

(These details come from Kathleen M. Lynch's Jacob Tonson, Kit-Cat Publisher, I am also indebted to Harry M. Gedulďs Prince of Pub-lishers: A Study of the Work and Career of Jacob Tonson, ) Tonson.

Publisher Jacob Tonson founded the club in the s, inviting authors and rich patrons to dine on mutton pies at the Cat and Fiddle tavern, owned by pie-maker Christopher "Kit" : Ian Pindar.