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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Publisher: James Burns

Publisher: James Burns

Alternate Name(s): James Burns (1835–49); Burns and Lambert (1848–64); Burns, Lambert, and Oates (1864–67)

Primary Location: London

History: Roman Catholic publisher founded by James Burns (1808–1871). Sir John Lambert (1815–1892) joined the firm in 1848; William Oates joined the firm in 1864. When Lambert left the partnership in 1867, the firm became Burns and Oates.

References: Anderson; Boase; Sutherland

Number of Titles Published by James Burns:

1840 (3 titles)1841 (4 titles)1842 (3 titles)1843 (4 titles)1844 (7 titles)1845 (4 titles)1846 (2 titles)1847 (1 titles)1848 (1 titles)1849 (1 titles)1853 (1 titles)1854 (1 titles)1856 (2 titles)1857 (1 titles)1859 (2 titles)1860 (1 titles)1861 (1 titles)1862 (1 titles)