Gallery

ID Title Author
1 Manuscript transcriptions of cuneiform inscriptions from artefacts found during Sir Austen Henry Layard's excavations at 'Nimroud', 1845-1847 Sir Austen Layard
2 Passport of Sir Austen Henry Layard, 1839-1842 Sir Austen Layard
3 Selected pages of annotated proofs of Sir Austen Henry Layard's 'Nineveh and its Remains', 1848 Sir Austen Layard
5 Letter of Benjamin Disraeli to Mrs Murray, 21 May 1826 Benjamin Disraeli
6 Letter of Benjamin Disraeli to John Murray, 18 September 1825 Benjamin Disraeli
7 Letter of Mrs Disraeli to John Murray, 21 May 1826 Benjamin Disraeli
8 Letter of James Hogg to John Murray, 26 December 1814 James Hogg
9 Letter of James Hogg to John Murray, 24 March 1821 James Hogg
10 Letter of James Hogg to John Murray, 7 May 1815 James Hogg
11 Letter of Sir Walter Scott to John Murray, 30 October 1808 Sir Walter Scott
12 Sir Walter Scott's eulogy for Lord Byron 1824 Sir Walter Scott
13 Sir Walter Scott's review of his own work 'Tales of my Landlord', 1816 Sir Walter Scott
14 Letter of Mary Somerville to John Murray, 26 October 1866 Mary Somerville
15 Letter of Mary Somerville to John Murray, 28 March 1857 Mary Somerville
16 Letter of Mary Somerville to John Murray, January 1869 Mary Somerville
17 Selected pages and recipes from Maria Rundell's 'Domestic Cookery', 1806 Maria Rundell
18 Estimated publishing costs for Maria Rundell's 'Domestic Cookery' Maria Rundell
19 Manuscript page of Maria Rundell's 'Domestic Cookery' regarding dinner parties Maria Rundell
21 Promotional pamphlet for works about Dr. David Livingstone David Livingstone
22 Manuscript of Dr. David Livingstone's 'Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi and its Tributaries', 1865 David Livingstone
23 Photograph of the mask of 'Agamemnon', 1878 Heinrich Schliemann
24 Handbill for 'Peel's Police' Sir Robert Peel
26 Letter of Charles Darwin to John Murray, 31 March 1859 Charles Darwin
27 Letter of Rev. Whitwell Elwin to John Murray, 3 May 1859 Charles Darwin
30 Sketch by Lady Caroline Lamb of Lord and Lady Byron c. 1815 Lord Byron
31 Translation of Lord Byron's Greek funeral oration, 1836 Lord Byron
32 Selection of photographs by Isabella Bird Bishop Isabella Bird
33 Isabella Bird Bishop's Korean passport c.1894 Isabella Bird
34 Letter of Isabella Bird Bishop to Henrietta Bird, 13 February 1879 Isabella Bird
35 Selected pages from the Duke of Argyll's 'Burdens of Belief', 1894 Duke of Argyll
37 Sir John Franklin's notebook, 1821 Sir John Franklin
38 Sales subscription list for Jane Austen's 'Mansfield Park', 1816 Jane Austen
39 Letter of Jane Austen to John Murray, 23 November 1815 Jane Austen
40 Letter of Jane Austen to John Murray, 11 December 1815 Jane Austen
41 Letter of the Duke of Argyll to John Murray, 22 February 1893 Duke of Argyll
42 Review of 'Burdens of Belief' in 'The Athenaeum', 14 July 1894 Duke of Argyll
43 Letter of Richard Ford to John Murray, 17 December 1843 Richard Ford
44 Letter of Richard Ford to John Murray, 28 September 1845 Richard Ford
45 Letter of Sir John Franklin to John Murray, 1829 Sir John Franklin
46 Copyright agreement between Herman Melville and John Murray, 25 September 1850 Herman Melville
47 Receipt for payment to Herman Melville, 30 March 1847 Herman Melville
48 Letter of Herman Melville to John Murray, 29 October 1847 Herman Melville
49 Manuscript, with marked proofs, of Caroline Norton's "A Voice from the Factories", 1836 Caroline Norton
50 Letter of Caroline Norton to John Murray, November 1836 Caroline Norton
51 Plans of excavations made by Dr. Heinrich Schliemann c.1876 Heinrich Schliemann
52 Title page of Dr. Heinrich Schliemann's 'Mycenae', 1878 Heinrich Schliemann
53 Letter of Renee Hopkins to John Murray, 27 March 1921 Samuel Smiles
54 Letter of Samuel Smiles to John Murray, 30 March 1879 Samuel Smiles
55 Estimated costs for publishing Samuel Smiles 'Self-Help' Samuel Smiles
56 Letter of Sir Charles Lyell to John Murray, 24 October 1851 Sir Charles Lyell
57 Letter of Sir Charles Lyell to John Murray, 4 November 1859 Sir Charles Lyell
58 Selected pages from Sir Charles Lyell's 'Principles of Geology', 1830-33 Sir Charles Lyell
59 Letter of Lord Byron to John Murray, 22 April 1822 Leslie Marchand
60 Letter of Lord Byron to John Murray, 23 August 1811 Leslie Marchand
61 Letter of Lord Byron to John Cam Hobhouse and Douglas Kinnaird, 19 January 1819 Leslie Marchand
62 Letter of Lady Caroline Lamb to John Murray, February 1814 Lady Caroline Lamb
63 Letter of Lord Byron to Lady Caroline Lamb, 29 April 1813 Lady Caroline Lamb
64 Letter of Lady Caroline Lamb to Lord Byron, 3 June 1814 Lady Caroline Lamb
65 Manuscript of Washington Irving's 'Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey', 1835 Washington Irving
66 Copyright agreement for Washington Irving's 'The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus', 7 May 1828 Washington Irving
67 Letter of Washington Irving to John Murray, 18 June 1824 Washington Irving
68 Letter of Caroline Norton to John Murray, December 1836 Caroline Norton
69 Letter of Richard Ford to John Murray 1846 Richard Ford
70 Illustrations from Sir John Franklin's 'Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea', 1823 Sir John Franklin
71 Annotated proof of Sir Robert Peel's speech on 'Suppressing Disturbance in Ireland', 1833 Sir Robert Peel
72 Cheque of John Murray to Jane Austen, 21 October 1816 Jane Austen