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Murray family

(per. 1768–1967)
  • William Zachs,
  • Peter Isaac,
  • Angus Fraser
  • and William Lister

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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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Close J. Burke, , 4 vols. (1833–8); new edn as , 3 vols. [1843–9] [many later edns] Cambridge University Library Guildhall Library, London W. E. Houghton, ed., , 5 vols. (1966–89); new edn (1999) [CD-ROM] (1920–)