- Bentley, Richard, 1794-1871
- Call number
- Pforz MS
- Physical description
- 3 items
- Preferred Citation
- Richard Bentley manuscript material : 3 items, Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library
- Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
- Access to materials
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Richard Bentley, English printer and publisher. His major contributions to nineteenth-century publishing are the Standard Novels, freshly revised texts of major contemporary authors made affordable for the middle class ; Bentley's Miscellany, the periodical in which Dickens's Oliver Twist was first published ; and Temple Bar, a popular literary magazine. To Jane Porter, novelist : 3 autograph letters signed : 10 Oct 1832 - 8 Nov 1833 : (MISC 2359-2361) : on publishing matters. Bentley declines an offer for republication of Anna Maria Porter's Don Sebastian, arranges payment for Jane's introductions for her 'Standard Novels' editons, and declines to reprint a work.
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