Henry Colburn

(1784—1855) publisher

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(d. 1855),

publisher who founded the New Monthly Magazine in 1814 and the Literary Gazette in 1817. He published the fashionable novels of T. Hook; Evelyn's Diary (1818); and Pepys's newly‐deciphered Diaries (1825). In 1830 he went into partnership with Richard Bentley and together they published a successful series of Standard Novelists (1835–41).

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