Category Archives: Cambridge
An arresting start to a novel: note especially the strange punctuation, copied exactly from the first edition of 1843.
We are in the process of reissuing seven classical journals from the period when the scholarly journal (in the humanities at any rate) was a relatively new phenomenon. The eighteenth century saw the rise of the periodical – though I … Continue reading
A quick update: yesterday (in The Life of Haydn, in a Series of Letters Written at Vienna, Followed by the Life of Mozart, with Observations on Metastasio, and on the Present State of Music in France and Italy, by Stendhal – it … Continue reading
I think I’m right in saying that Charles Babbage (1791–1871) is the only author we have reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection whose books have covers in all three colours – red for his work on the printing industry, On … Continue reading