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John Murray (publishers, London)

 Organization

Found in 1067 Collections and/or Records:

"A miniature list of some illustrated books and others suitable for Christmas gifts"., c.1903

 Item
Identifier: Acc.13328/1152
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series comprises original print prospectuses for an assortment of reprint series introduced by John Murray publishers as a means of selling remaindered titles at lower prices. These include: "Murray’s Imperial Library"; "Murray’s Library"; "Murray’s Cheap Fiction Library"; and "Murray's Shilling Library". Also included are prospectuses for Murray's Theological Literature list; Murray's Selected Stock list; Murray’s Colonial Trade list; Murray’s Illustrated list; and Murray’s...
Dates: c.1903

"A Select List of Mr. Murray's Modern Educational Books", catalogue., 1929

 Item
Identifier: Acc.13328/1173
Scope and Contents

No annotations present. Volume includes a loose insert of 'recent additions', possibly post-dating the catalogue itself.

Dates: 1929

Accounts and Membership Ledger of the Staff Superannuation Fund of John Murray, publishers., 1965-1993

 Item
Identifier: Acc.13328/1546
Scope and Contents

Volume contains an index for ease of reader access. Recorded data reflects the operation of the staff pension scheme, noting contributions, account balances, refunds, and staff membership.

Dates: 1965-1993

Accounts concerning legal work undertaken by Sharon Turner on behalf of John Murray II., ? 1814.

 File
Identifier: MS.41211
Scope and Contents

General accounts, ? 1814, for legal work undertaken by Sharon Turner for John Murray II, September 1812 - June 1814. Folios 1-10.

Accounts, ? 1814, for period 31 May 1812-21 January 1814, covering negotiations, and, subsequently, drawing-up of legal instruments concerning the sale of John Murray II’s house and business at 32 Fleet Street, London, to Thomas Underwood. Folios 11-14.

Dates: ? 1814.

Accounts concerning the publication by John Murray, publishers, of 'Nineveh and its remains' and 'Nineveh and Babylon' by Austen Henry Layard. Also included is a letter of John Murray III to Benjamin Austen forwarding a set of accounts for the sale of the fourth edition of Layard`s 'Nineveh and its remains., 1849-1881.

 File
Identifier: MS.42413
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Austen Henry Layard was a British archaeologist and politician. He is perhaps best remembered for his excavations at Nimrud and Nineveh. Layard was keen to publicise his discoveries and worked with John Murray to produce lavish publications about his discoveries. These were popular books and went through many editions.The papers here concerning Austen Henry Layard offer a detailed insight into the publishing process surrounding his works about his excavations.The...
Dates: 1849-1881.

Accounts, correspondence, and memoranda between Blackie and Son Limited and John Murray, publishers., 1976-1986

 File
Identifier: Acc.13328/1527
Scope and Contents

File relates specifically to a joint venture undertaken between the two publishing companies for the publication of "The Science of Life" as part of the "Strathclyde Biology Project". Original and copy material is present.

Dates: 1976-1986

Accounts created in the course of business between John Murray, London, and Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh., 1805-1812.

 File
Identifier: MS.40256
Scope and Contents Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh, in account with John Murray, London.?Interim accounts, 1805-1810: folios 1-55.Books on hand, 30 June 1807 (2 sets)-1808: folios 56-69. Advertising account, 1808: folios 70-73.Balance in favour of Archibald Constable and Co., March–September 1806:folios 74-75.John Murray, London, in account with Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh.?Interim accounts, 1810-1812: folio...
Dates: 1805-1812.

Accounts detailing errors and overcharges in the accounts between John Murray, London, and Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh., 1805-1811.

 File
Identifier: MS.40255
Scope and Contents

Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh/ John Murray, London.

Errors and overcharges, 1805-1809: folios 1-20.

John Murray, London/Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh.

Errors and overcharges, 1806-1808: folios 21-23.

Other papers concerning errors.

1805-1808: folios 24-30.

Discounts, 1809-1811: folios 31-32.

Errors in the ledger, 1806-1807: folios 33-34.

Dates: 1805-1811.

Accounts rendered to authors by Gryphon Books Ltd., 1949-79

 File
Identifier: Acc.13328/1493
Scope and Contents

File includes typescript and original summaries of payments on royalty accounts for a variety of Gryphon Books Ltd. authors.

Dates: 1949-79

Advertisements for John Murray publications, labelled "Adverts"., 1976

 File
Identifier: Acc.13328/1270
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

This sub-series comprises original and reproduced press cuttings advertising the forthcoming publication of new titles from John Murray publishers. The cuttings have been annotated with the title of the publication in which they appeared (e.g. The Bookseller), the date, and any associated costs. Most cuttings have been glued to separate sheets for reinforcement. The chronological run is incomplete.

Dates: 1976

"Agents Agreements", John Murray educational titles., 1951-1986

 Series
Identifier: Acc.13328/1487-1488
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains over 180 individual editorial files relating to named titles published by John Murray, publishers, from their educational list, largely dating from the 1960s-1990s, with a particular emphasis on the final two decades between 1980-1999. Editorial files primarily contain editorial memoranda and proof corrections sent between editorial and production staff. In certain cases, files also include correspondence between the books’ authors and the publishers, or from third...
Dates: 1951-1986

"Agents Agreements", John Murray educational titles., 1951-1986

 File
Identifier: Acc.13328/1487
Scope and Contents File contains original and copy memoranda of agreements, and some brief correspondence, relating to the management of foreign sales and distribution rights for John Murray educational publications. A typed index is present listing the contents as follows: "Boxerbooks" (Germany, Austria, Yugoslavia, 1980; "Sven Gade/Sandemand" (Scandinavia, 1967-1979); "Denis Payne" (France, Holland, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Greece, 1969); "West Indies/ RIK & HEB" (Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica,...
Dates: 1951-1986

"Agents Agreements", John Murray educational titles., 1952-1974

 File
Identifier: Acc.13328/1488
Scope and Contents File contains original and copy memoranda of agreements, and some brief correspondence, relating to the management of foreign sales and distribution rights for John Murray educational publications. This file appears to relate to the previous counterpart "agents agreements" file but has not been indexed in the same manner, and was stored separately. However, certain agents and regions are repeated across both files. Content envelopes here include: "L.A.M. Eire & N. Ireland", (1967);...
Dates: 1952-1974

"An Illustrated List of Books suitable for Christmas Gifts"., 1903

 Item
Identifier: Acc.13328/1153
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series comprises original print prospectuses for an assortment of reprint series introduced by John Murray publishers as a means of selling remaindered titles at lower prices. These include: "Murray’s Imperial Library"; "Murray’s Library"; "Murray’s Cheap Fiction Library"; and "Murray's Shilling Library". Also included are prospectuses for Murray's Theological Literature list; Murray's Selected Stock list; Murray’s Colonial Trade list; Murray’s Illustrated list; and Murray’s...
Dates: 1903

"An Illustrated List of Books suitable for Christmas Gifts"., 1904

 Item
Identifier: Acc.13328/1154
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series comprises original print prospectuses for an assortment of reprint series introduced by John Murray publishers as a means of selling remaindered titles at lower prices. These include: "Murray’s Imperial Library"; "Murray’s Library"; "Murray’s Cheap Fiction Library"; and "Murray's Shilling Library". Also included are prospectuses for Murray's Theological Literature list; Murray's Selected Stock list; Murray’s Colonial Trade list; Murray’s Illustrated list; and Murray’s...
Dates: 1904

"An Illustrated List of Books suitable for Christmas Gifts"., 1905

 Item
Identifier: Acc.13328/1155
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series comprises original print prospectuses for an assortment of reprint series introduced by John Murray publishers as a means of selling remaindered titles at lower prices. These include: "Murray’s Imperial Library"; "Murray’s Library"; "Murray’s Cheap Fiction Library"; and "Murray's Shilling Library". Also included are prospectuses for Murray's Theological Literature list; Murray's Selected Stock list; Murray’s Colonial Trade list; Murray’s Illustrated list; and Murray’s...
Dates: 1905

"An Illustrated List of Books suitable for Christmas Gifts"., 1922

 Item
Identifier: Acc.13328/1157
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series comprises original print prospectuses for an assortment of reprint series introduced by John Murray publishers as a means of selling remaindered titles at lower prices. These include: "Murray’s Imperial Library"; "Murray’s Library"; "Murray’s Cheap Fiction Library"; and "Murray's Shilling Library". Also included are prospectuses for Murray's Theological Literature list; Murray's Selected Stock list; Murray’s Colonial Trade list; Murray’s Illustrated list; and Murray’s...
Dates: 1922

Annual accounts and Directors' Reports of Gryphon Books Ltd., 1948-1976

 File
Identifier: Acc.13328/1492
Scope and Contents

This file contains annual reports for the years 1948-1976. Reports primarily comprise an "original" report, signed by the Board Secretary, and a number of accompanying copies.

Dates: 1948-1976

Archive of John Murray, publishers.

 Fonds
Identifier: MSS.40001-43564
Scope and Contents The John Murray Archive contains the records and associated material of the publishing house of John Murray. John Murray [I], born McMurray, was an Edinburgh-born marine. After moving to London he dropped the 'Mc' from his name and in 1768 established a publishing and bookselling business that would continue until 2002. Seven successive generations of the Murray family headed the publishing business from London, initially from 32 Fleet Street, before moving to 50 Albemarle Street in...
Dates: late 18th century-circa 1930.

Archive of John Murray, publishers, containing author papers, research files, business records, and Murray family correspondence and diaries.

 Sub-Fonds
Identifier: Acc.13236/1-422
Scope and Contents

Further papers of John Murray publishing house.

Dates: 1803-2007, undated.

Archive of John Murray VI and authors associated with him.

 Sub-Fonds
Identifier: Acc.14349
Content Description Includes correspondence, book files, manuscripts and proofs relating to Murray authors. Authors featured in the collection include: John Betjeman, Lesley Blanch, George Mackay Brown, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Noni Jabavu, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Dervla Murphy and Freya Stark.Also included are some personal papers of Freya Stark.There are also letters to John Murray VI from correspondents including: Harold Acton, Michael Ayrton, Clive Bell, Isaiah Berlin, Hugh...
Dates: [?1915-?2016.]

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Subject
Letters. Correspondence. 326
Sales catalogues. 260
Press cuttings. Information artifacts. 86
Postcards. 55
Business records. 46
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Advertisements. 40
Contracts. Agreements. 38
Accounts. 35
Financial records. 35
Memorandums. 35
Prospectuses 34
Proofs. printed matter 32
Prospectuses. 32
Typescripts. 32
Proofs. Printed matter. 30
Receipts. Financial records 30
Telegrams. 25
Invoices. 23
Notes. 21
Copies. Derivative objects. 20
Correspondence. 16
Inventories. 16
Visiting cards. 15
Manuscripts. 11
Ledgers. Account books. 10
Royalty statements. 9
Book jackets. 8
Circulars. Fliers. 7
Drafts. Documents. 7
Legal instruments. 7
Lists. 7
Photocopies. 7
Photographs. 7
Promotional materials. Information artefacts 7
Promotional materials. Information artefacts. 7
Envelopes. 6
Annual reports. 5
Bills of exchange. 5
Drawings. Visual works. 5
Illustrations. Layout features. 5
Poetry. 5
Portraits 5
Agreements. Legal instruments. 4
Balance sheets. 4
Estimates. Financial records. 4
Handbills. 4
Letters of recommendation. 4
Offprints. 4
Prefaces 4
Proofs. printed matter. 4
Proposals 4
Publishers and publishing. 4
Sketches 4
Excerpts. 3
Indexes. Reference sources. 3
Legal documents. 3
Order forms. 3
Title pages 3
Algiers (inhabited place). Africa - Algeria - Alger. Longitude: 3.0000. Latitude: 36.8333. 2
Asia Minor. Asia - Turkey - Asia Minor. General region. Longitude: 35.0000. Latitude: 39.0000. 2
Bindings. Binding components. 2
China. Asia. Nation. Longitude: 105.0000. Latitude: 35.0000. 2
Coats of arms. devices (symbols). 2
Invitations. 2
Maps. Cartographic materials. 2
Mediterranean Sea . Sea. Longitude: 30.0000. Latitude: 31.5000. 2
Minutes. Administrative records. 2
Outlines. Documents. 2
Page proofs. Proofs (printed matter). 2
Pamphlets. 2
Subscription lists. 2
Tables of contents. 2
Title pages. 2
Tracings. Drawings. 2
Tunisia. Africa. Protectorate. Longitude: 9.0000. Latitude: 34.0000. 2
Articles. 1
Bills of lading. 1
Booklets. Information artefacts. 1
Booksellers' catalogues. 1
Business cards. 1
Cabinet photographs. 1
Calculations. 1
Cheques. 1
Compliments slips. 1
Crests. Motifs. 1
Design drawings. 1
Engravings. Prints. 1
Ephemera. 1
Family papers. 1
Fliers. Printed matter. 1
Forms. Documents. 1
Genealogies. 1
Histories. 1
Indentures. Legal Instruments. 1
Itineraries. Travel documents. 1
Journals. Accounts. 1
Letterheads. 1
Lists 1
Memoirs. 1
Memorandums. Legal documents. 1
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