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Smith, Elder & Co.

Group  From 1839 

Publishers at 65 Cornhill (the picture) until 1868. Also at 15 Waterloo Place. Their first big success was Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. They also published: Thackeray, Darwin, Ruskin, Browning, Eliot, Gaskell, Hardy, Swinburne, etc.

It was here that Charlotte and Anne Bronte presented themselves to their publisher, George Smith, thus proving that they were not the same person and, shock, not men.

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CI - 8 - Books

This carving depicts the two Brontë sisters meeting Thackeray, but rather fai...

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