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William Creech and John Boyle: The Classics Spread Across Scotland

Thomas F. Bonnell

in The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532209
eISBN:
9780191700996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532209.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter looks at the careers of William Creech and John Boyle, and examines how the English Classics spread across Scotland. For 40 years, Creech was the chief publisher in Edinburgh. Creech ... More


The Achievement of William Creech

in The Enlightenment & the Book: Scottish Authors & Their Publishers in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Ireland, and America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226752525
eISBN:
9780226752549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226752549.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the publishing career and reputation of the most prominent bookseller in late eighteenth-century Edinburgh, William Creech (1745–1815), whose name appears in the imprint of more ... More


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