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Publishing and bookselling company, founded by John Hatchard in 1797 in Piccadilly, London. The shop became known as a gathering place for Tory discussions, perhaps counterbalancing ...

Hatchard’s

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
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109 words

...’s Publishing and bookselling company, founded by John Hatchard in 1797 in Piccadilly, London. The shop became known as a gathering place for Tory discussions, perhaps counterbalancing *Debrett ’s Whig establishment. Hatchard was succeeded by his son, Thomas ( 1794–1858 ). Hatchard ’s published Martin Tupper ’s Proverbial Philosophy ( 1838 ), reputed to have gone through 60 editions, but lost substantially in publishing Atalanta ( 1887–94 ), a magazine for girls. The publishing side was sold to J. and C. *Rivington . From the 1890s , the...

Hatchard

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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2016
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Names studies
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144 words

... Variants: Ashard , Achard , Haggard • Current frequencies: GB 502, Ireland 5 • GB frequency 1881: 395 • Main GB location 1881: Dorset, Hants, Sussex, Surrey, and London Norman, English : relationship name from the Old French personal name Acard , Achart , Aquart , Echard (Continental Germanic Agihard , Akihart ). The initial H- is prosthetic. Early bearers: given names: Acardus de Lincolnia, about 1150 in Danelaw Documents (Lincs); Achardus de Sproxton’, 1207 in Curia Regis Rolls (Leics); Simon filius Echardi , 1219 in...

Hatchard's

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Publishing and bookselling company, founded by John Hatchard in 1797 in Piccadilly, London. The shop became known as a gathering place for Tory discussions, perhaps counterbalancing Debrett’s Whig ...
Hatchards

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Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable

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2011

... London's oldest bookshop, founded on Piccadilly in 1797 by John Hatchard ( 1768–1849 ), a Tory and evangelical Christian whose beliefs were reflected in the books he sold. In 1801 the store moved a few doors along the street to its present address, 187 Piccadilly, next to Fortnum & Mason . The institution now known as the Royal Horticultural Society was formed at a meeting held in a room above the shop in 1804 . The premises were rebuilt in 1909 , retaining the look of the original shopfront. Although it preserves its distinct identity,...

Consumerism

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An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Literature
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3,809 words
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Oxford University Press

... loved to come up to town. The late Georgian age saw the establishment of such famous West End shops as Lock's the hatters, Hawkes the gentleman's outfitters, Asprey, specializing in dressing-cases and silverware, Fortnum and Mason—and their nearby rivals, Jackson's—for food, Hatchard's the booksellers, and even Hamley's toyshop, to say nothing of Christie's the auctioneers. Concrete proof of the growing availability of goods derives from evidence about the changing nature of household interiors [ see *design, 25 ]. Analyses of inventories and legal deeds...

Royal Society of Literature

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
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...time the RSL cooperates with the *Royal Literary Fund , but the two should not be confused: the Literary Fund operates primarily as a benevolent society for authors. The RSL hosts many literary events that are open to the public—now mostly at Somerset House, but originally at *Hatchard’s bookshop—and campaigns for causes, such as *Public Lending Right , in support of authors and of literature as a public benefit. The RSL publishes an annual magazine, RSL ; it also formerly sponsored its Transactions as Essays by Divers Hands. It holds joint meetings...

Cape, Jonathan

Cape, Jonathan   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
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History, Social sciences
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148 words

...Jonathan British publisher . Its founder, Jonathan Cape , began his publishing career as an errand boy for *Hatchards , subsequently working for *Harper & Brothers and *Duckworth . His eponymous company was established in 1921 in partnership with George Wren Howard; Edward Garnett worked as *publisher’s reader at the firm until his death in 1937 . After acquiring the backlist of A. C. Fifield in 1922 , Cape published such authors as T. E. Lawrence , Arthur Ransome , and Ernest Hemingway , and cheap series of quality books, including the...

Sattianaden

Sattianaden (1750)   Reference library

Fanai Hrangkhuma

The Oxford Encyclopaedia of South Asian Christianity

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2012

..., Delhi: ISPCK. Hough, J. (1839), Christianity in India, Vol. III , London: Seeley and Burnside. Paul, R.D. (1961), Chosen Vessels , Madras: CLS. Pearson, H. (1833), Memoirs and Correspondence of Rev. Schwartz , London: Hatchard & Co. Schwartz, C.F. (1826), Remains of the Rev. C.F. Schwartz , London: J. Hatchard and...

Alexander, Michael Solomon

Alexander, Michael Solomon (1799–1845)   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (3 rev. ed.)

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2009
Subject:
Religion
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194 words

...of the Anglican bishopric at Jerusalem, he was consecrated as first bishop of the see ( 1841 ), where his short term of service was successful alike among Arabs and Jews. See also Jerusalem, Anglican Bishopric in . Autobiogr. account of his conversion appended to J. Hatchard , The Predictions and Promises of God Respecting Israel (sermon, 1825), 37–40. J. F. A. De la Roi , Michael Solomon Alexander, der erste evangelische Bischof in Jerusalem (1897)....

Schwartz, Christian Friedrich

Schwartz, Christian Friedrich (1726)   Reference library

Robert E. Frykenberg

The Oxford Encyclopaedia of South Asian Christianity

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2012

...Hatchard. Pearson, H.N. (1899), Life of C.F. Schwartz (Abridged Memoir), London and Madras: CLS. ——(1839 [1834]), Memoir of the Life and Correspondence of the Reverend Christian Frederick Swartz, to which is Prefixed a Sketch of the History of Christianity in India , 2 vols, London: Hatchard. ——(1826), The Life of C.F. Swartz , Philadelphia: American Sunday School. Schwartz, C.F. (1826), Remains of the Rev. C.F. Schwartz, Missionary in India: Consisting of his Letters and Journals with a Sketch of His Life (second edition), London: Hatchard...

Ballet Shoes

Ballet Shoes (1936)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature (2 ed.)

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2015
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
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280 words

... Little Women , which at times Ballet Shoes closely resembles. Though Streatfeild went on to write further career novels, she turned increasingly to families as a source of her narrative. Ballet Shoes , which was originally illustrated by Ruth Gervis, was an instant success—Hatchard’s bookshop in Piccadilly had to ration customers to one copy each—and it has remained in print ever since, a classic of 20th-cent. children’s...

Trimmer, Sarah

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
530 words

...and Environment ; and Religious Instruction and Education . Okiko Miyake Some Account of the Life and Writings of Mrs. Trimmer, with Original Letters, and Meditations and Prayers, Selected from her Journal . 2 vols. London: F. C. and J. Rivington, and J. Johnson and Co., and J. Hatchard,...

Martyn, Henry

Martyn, Henry (18 February 1781)   Reference library

David Emmanuel Singh

The Oxford Encyclopaedia of South Asian Christianity

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2012

...Chapter Two. Kellsye, M.F. (1988), Beyond the Minarets: A Biography of Henry Martyn , Bromley: STL Books. Padwick, C. (1953), Henry Martyn, Confessor of the Faith , London: Inter-Varsity Fellowship. Sargent, J. (1816), Memoir of the Rev. Henry Martyn B.D , London: Hatchard. Smith, G. (1892), Henry Martyn, Saint and Scholar , London: Religious Tract Society. Wilberforce, S. (ed.) (1837), Journal and Letters of the Rev. Henry Martyn B.D. , London: Seeley and Burnside. ‘ Henry Martyn Centre ’, available at ...

London: landmarks

London: landmarks   Reference library

Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, Literary studies (19th century)
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1,005 words

...end of the scale were the slum areas of St Giles and Seven Dials, still in existence. Fortnum's was the main store for the purchase of groceries in Piccadilly. In Lady Anna , set in the 1830s, Anna goes to Swan & Edgar for clothes. Marshall & Snelgrove was founded in 1837 . Hatchard's were the established booksellers and Mudie's, the circulating library so important to the contemporary novelist, moved in 1860 to larger premises on the corner of Museum Street and Oxford Street. In this period the Haymarket was a low-life resort, and Piccadilly Quadrant...

shops and stores (UK)

shops and stores (UK)   Reference library

Kathryn Ann Morrison

The Oxford Companion to Architecture

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2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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2,212 words
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1

...multiple retailers to produce a house style, conceived by the architect A. N. Bromley, which embraced the design of the entire building, and not just the shopfront. By the start of the 20th century the appreciation of Georgian shopfronts was influencing new designs, such as Hatchard’s bow-fronted Piccadilly shopfront. Historicism affected the design of stores, as well as shopfronts. Boots and WH Smith erected a number of mock timber-framed stores in the early 20th century, and both firms undertook the restoration of genuinely medieval timber-framed...

International Islamic University at Islamabad

International Islamic University at Islamabad   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
1,170 words

...and 2006), in addition to IIU's many official mimeographed reports and information derived from its Web site ( http://www.iiu.edu.pk/ ). Another source is the Pakistani Higher Education Commission's Handbook of Universities/Institutes of Pakistan (Islamabad, 2005), pp. 54–57. Hatchard, John , ed. Directory of Commonwealth Law Schools, 2003–2004 . London: Cavendish, 2003, pp. 188–189. Malik, Jamal . Colonialization of Islam: Dissolution of Traditional Institutions in Pakistan . Lahore: Vanguard, 1996, pp. 301–302. University Grants Commission. Handbook of...

Moral Tales

Moral Tales   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
2,189 words
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...main technique was the narration of realistic stories about ordinary life, to show children what appropriate and inappropriate behavior might be. Moral Tale . Frontispiece and title page from The History of the Fairchild Family by Mary Martha Sherwood (4th ed.; London: J. Hatchard, 1819). Reproduced courtesy of the Cotsen Children's Library, Princeton University Library The evolution of moral tales is complicated. F. J. Harvey Darton 's Children's Books in England suggests that books about courtesy and conduct were known from the 16th century . The...

British Commonwealth of Nations

British Commonwealth of Nations   Reference library

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
4,668 words
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...The Historical Debate . Oxford and Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell, 1991. Development and Democracy: Report of the Commonwealth Secretary-General, 2003 . London: Commonwealth Secretariat, 2003. Ferguson, Niall . Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World . London: Penguin, 2003. Hatchard, John , and Tunde I. Ogowewo . Tackling the Unconstitutional Overthrow of Democracies: Emerging Trends in the Commonwealth . London: Commonwealth Secretariat, 2003. Jackson, Ashley . The British Empire and the Second World War . London: Hambledon Continuum, 2006. James,...

Kashmir

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Social sciences
Length:
5,370 words

...challenging as a result of global jihad. [ See also Indo-Pak Massacres ; Pakistan ; Self-Determination ; and Terrorism ] Bibliography Abraham, C. M. “India—An Overview.” In Preventive Detention and Security Law: A Comparative Survey , edited by Andrew Harding and John Hatchard . Boston: Martinus Nijhoff, 1993. Behera, Navnita Chadha . Demystifying Kashmir . Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2006. Ganguly, Sumit , ed. The Kashmir Question: Retrospect and Prospect . Portland, Ore: Frank Cass & Co., 2003. Guha, Ramachandra . India after...

Early Modern Period

Early Modern Period   Reference library

Charles J. Reid Jr., Jordan J. Ballor, Joel A. Nichols, Charles J. Reid Jr., Michael J. Broyde, Ira Bedzow, Mark Goldfeder, and David Wagschal

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Law

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Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Religion, Law
Length:
24,506 words

...Charters, and Other Organic Laws . 7 vols. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1909. Wilberforce, William . An Appeal to the Religion, Justice, and Humanity of the Inhabitants of the British Empire in Behalf of the Negro Slaves in the West Indies . London: J. Hatchard and Son, 1823. Joel A. Nichols and Charles J. Reid Jr. Jewish Law Traditionally, Jewish Law, or halakha, denotes the entire corpus of the Jewish legal system from its earliest sources in the Bible to contemporary responsa . It includes ritual precepts as well as public and...

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