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Murray family (per. 1768–1967), publishers

William Zachs, Peter Isaac, Angus Fraser and William Lister

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Murray family (per. 1768–1967), publishers, was an important book trade dynasty famous for publishing the works of Byron, the Quarterly Review, and Darwin's Origin of Species.

The house of Murray was established in the late eighteenth century by John Murray [formerly McMurray] [John [i] Murray]...

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Subjects: Publishing

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