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Memoirs of the life of James Lackington by himself.

James Lackington

Memoirs of the life of James Lackington by himself.

by James Lackington

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Memoirs of the Forty-Five First Years of the Life of James Lackington: Booksellers (Paperback) by Lackington James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at :// Memoirs of the forty-five first years of the life of James Lackington, bookseller [Ressource électronique] / written by himself, in forty-seven letters to a friend.

Date: Editeur / Publisher: [Farmington Hills, Mich]: Thomson Gale, London: Printed for and sold by the author, A New edition first was lviii p. Engraved portrait frontispiece. Bound in quarter maroon morocco with cloth sides and marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and panel ornaments.

Item # Lowndes III: With the bookplate of Moncure Biddlebook collector and member of an old The Life of James Lackington, Bookseller, Local History Notes by James Lackington (, rev. ed. Peter Hopkins ) James Lackington was born in in Somerset, the son of a shoemaker.

At ten a travelling pieman, and at 14 an apprentice shoemaker, he then found work in Bristol, where he started to read and buy Compre o livro Memoirs Of The Forty-Five First Years Of The Life Of James Lackington, Written By Himself In Forty-Seven Letters To A Friend Tenthed Corrected And Much Enlarged de James Lackington em portes :// Abstract.

In his autobiography, Memoirs of the First Forty-Five Years of the Life of James Lackington (), Lackington tells us that he was born in Wellington in Somerset on 31 Augustthe son of Memoirs of the life of James Lackington by himself.

book wayward, impoverished shoemaker who provided him with little formal education. 1 Despite these disadvantages, he taught himself to read and write and eventually   Memoirs of the First Forty-Five Years of James Lackington: The Present Bookseller in Chiswell-Street, Moorfields, London.

Written by Himself. in Forty-Six Letters to a Friend [Lackington, James] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Memoirs of the First Forty-Five Years of James Lackington: The Present Bookseller in Chiswell-Street,  › Books › Reference › Words, Language & Grammar.

Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Memoirs of the forty-five first years of the life of James Lackington, the present bookseller in Chiswell-street, Moorfields, London This book, Memoirs of the forty-five first years of the life of James Lackington, by James Lackington, is a replication of a book originally published before Memoirs of the forty-five first years of the life of James Lackington, the present bookseller finicury-square, London written by himself ; in forty-seven letters to a friend ; with a triple dedication James Lackington [n.d.] 13th ed InLackington published another book about his life.

This one was titled The Confessions of James Lackington. He was also still interested in religion and purchased two small estates in Alveston, where he erected in a small chapel for the Wesleyan :// Memoirs of the first forty-five years of the life of James Lackington, the present bookseller on Chiswell-street, Moorfields.

Author Lackington, James, bookseller Book condition Used Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher printed and sold by the author Place of Publication London Date published Keywords Bookselling Get this from a library. Memoirs: of the forty-five first years of the life of James Lackington Written by himself.

In forty-seven letters to a friend. [James Lackington] Lackington, James. Memoirs of the first forty-five years of the life of James Lackington, the present bookseller in Chiswell-street, Moorfields, London / Written by himself: In a series of letters to a friend Printed for and sold by the author; W.

Bulgin, Bristol London Australian/Harvard Citation. Lackington, :// This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle James Lackington retired inthe year Mary Godwin was born.

George Lackington, a third cousin to James, who had worked in the shop as an apprentice since the age of 13, borrowed funds from his successful merchant father to buy a share in the company.

Then, through a series of deaths or life misfortunes, the partners changed over the next   information was abundantly satisfied by the perusal of a book entitled Memoirs of the forty-five first years of the Life of James Lackington, the present Bookseller in Chiswell Street, Moorfields, London, written by himself, in Forty-seven Letters to a from Knight At least four editions of James Lackington's Memoirs appeared in the four years following its initial publication in During this time both the text and its numerous paratextual devices were amended and expanded.

Through adjustments to paratext, Lackington aimed to refine the nuance of his Memoirs in line with changing public tastes and ideas, and as a response to critics’   The allusion in this postscript to James Ballantyne's health reminds me that Scott's letters to himself are full of hints on that subject, even from a very early period of their connection; and these hints are all to the same effect.

James was a man of lazy habits, and not a little addicted to the more solid, and perhaps more dangerous, part of   LACKINGTON, JAMES (–), bookseller, born 31 Aug.

at Wellington, Somerset, was the eldest son of George Lackington, a journeyman shoemaker. His grandfather was a gentleman farmer at Langford, near Wellington. Young Lackington's father was a drunkard, but his mother was a woman of remarkable ://,_James_(DNB00). Today, few people are likely to remember James Lackington () and his once-famous London bookshop, The Temple of the Muses, but if, as a customer, you’ve ever bought a remaindered book at deep discount, or wandered thoughtfully through the over-stocked shelves of a cavernous bookstore, or spent an afternoon lounging in the reading area of a bookshop.

Lackington veröffentlichte zwei autobiografische Schriften: die Memoirs of the First Forty-Five Years of the Life of James Lackington und die The Confessions of James Lackington sowie darin als Anhang Letters, on the bad consequences of having daughters educated at Boarding   Werke (Auswahl)  Literatur  Weblinks  EinzelnachweiseJames Lackington (Born in Wellington, Somerset, 31 August ; [1] died 22 November [2] in Budleigh Salterton, Devon [3]) was a bookseller who is credited with revolutionizing the British book trade.

A shoemaker's son trained as a cobbler, he showed early initiative, selling pies and cakes in the street when aged Lackington taught himself to read and arriving in London in lackington/en-en.

Writing in his Memoirs of the First Forty-Five Years of the Life of James Lackington (published in ), Lackington, who began his working life as an illiterate shoemaker’s apprentice, explained why he had undertaken to transform the book industry.

Thousands [ ] have been effectually prevented from purchasing (though anxious so to do) whose circumstances in life