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The Resource Publisher to the decadents : Leonard Smithers in the careers of Beardsley, Wilde, Dowson, James G. Nelson ; with an appendix on Smithers and the erotic book trade by Peter Mendes and a checklist of Smithers' publications by James G. Nelson and Peter Mendes

Publisher to the decadents : Leonard Smithers in the careers of Beardsley, Wilde, Dowson, James G. Nelson ; with an appendix on Smithers and the erotic book trade by Peter Mendes and a checklist of Smithers' publications by James G. Nelson and Peter Mendes

Label
Publisher to the decadents : Leonard Smithers in the careers of Beardsley, Wilde, Dowson
Title
Publisher to the decadents
Title remainder
Leonard Smithers in the careers of Beardsley, Wilde, Dowson
Statement of responsibility
James G. Nelson ; with an appendix on Smithers and the erotic book trade by Peter Mendes and a checklist of Smithers' publications by James G. Nelson and Peter Mendes
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Publisher to the Decadents chronicles the experiences of Leonard Smithers (1861-1907), a key figure in the literary culture of late Victorian England. In his day he was known primarily for publishing books of upscale erotica. He became the publisher of choice for the Decadents, including most notably Oscar Wilde and Aubrey Beardsley."--Jacket
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nelson, James G
Dewey number
  • 070.5/092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z325.S665
LC item number
N45 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mendes, Peter
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature publishing
  • Literature publishing
  • Decadence (Literary movement)
  • Erotic literature
  • Erotic literature
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Smithers, Leonard C.
  • Beardsley, Aubrey
  • Wilde, Oscar
  • Dowson, Ernest Christopher
Label
Publisher to the decadents : Leonard Smithers in the careers of Beardsley, Wilde, Dowson, James G. Nelson ; with an appendix on Smithers and the erotic book trade by Peter Mendes and a checklist of Smithers' publications by James G. Nelson and Peter Mendes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [353]-408) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Smithers and Aubrey Beardsley
  • 6.
  • Smithers and Oscar Wilde
  • 7.
  • Smithers and Ernest Dowson
  • 8.
  • Smithers's Career, 1900-1907: Years of Obloquy
  • App. A.
  • Smithers and the Erotic Book Trade
  • 1.
  • App. B.
  • Smithers and the Chiswick Press
  • App. C.
  • List of Smithers's Rare-Book Catalogues
  • App. D.
  • Checklist of Smithers's Publications
  • Smithers's Early Career: Captain Sir Richard Burton
  • 2.
  • Smithers's Early Career: Harry Sidney Nichols
  • 3.
  • Smithers's Career, 1895-1900, and the Savoy
  • 4.
  • Smithers's Career, 1895-1900: The Glory Years
Control code
40943409
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 430 pages
Isbn
9780271019741
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99020705
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Publisher to the decadents : Leonard Smithers in the careers of Beardsley, Wilde, Dowson, James G. Nelson ; with an appendix on Smithers and the erotic book trade by Peter Mendes and a checklist of Smithers' publications by James G. Nelson and Peter Mendes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [353]-408) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Smithers and Aubrey Beardsley
  • 6.
  • Smithers and Oscar Wilde
  • 7.
  • Smithers and Ernest Dowson
  • 8.
  • Smithers's Career, 1900-1907: Years of Obloquy
  • App. A.
  • Smithers and the Erotic Book Trade
  • 1.
  • App. B.
  • Smithers and the Chiswick Press
  • App. C.
  • List of Smithers's Rare-Book Catalogues
  • App. D.
  • Checklist of Smithers's Publications
  • Smithers's Early Career: Captain Sir Richard Burton
  • 2.
  • Smithers's Early Career: Harry Sidney Nichols
  • 3.
  • Smithers's Career, 1895-1900, and the Savoy
  • 4.
  • Smithers's Career, 1895-1900: The Glory Years
Control code
40943409
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 430 pages
Isbn
9780271019741
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99020705
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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