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Charles Balestier

(1861—1891)


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(1861–91),

American author and publisher, who visited England in 1888 to secure English manuscripts for Lovell, the publishing company which had issued his novel A Fair Device (1886). He became a director of Heinemann and Balestier, a firm which published English and American books on the Continent. He is remembered for his collaboration with Kipling (who married his sister in 1892): he wrote the American chapters for The Naulahka (1892) and Kipling dedicated his Barrack‐Room Ballads to him in the same year.

Subjects: Literature.


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