George Bell (publisher)


George Bell (publisher)

George Bell (1814–1890) was an English publisher who founded George Bell & Sons.

Location of the Bell houses

*1839: 1 Bouverie Street
*1840: 186 Fleet Street
*1854: Acquired Deighton's offices at Green Street and Trinity Street, Cambridge
*1864: Acquired 4 York Street, Covent Garden. This location had quite a pedigree: The previous occupant of these houses was the publishing company of Henry George Bohn; before that they had belonged to the bookseller J.H. Bohte, who specialized in classics; and before that (though not immediately before) they had been the home of Thomas de Quincey. [http://www.derekjones.org/Bohnlife.htm#HIS%20OWN%20BUSINESS]
*1867: Moved out of Fleet Street
*1910: York House, Portugal Street
*1977: Denmark House, Queen Elizabeth Street

External links

* [http://www.library.rdg.ac.uk/colls/special/bell.html Archive of George Bell & Sons Ltd] in the collection of the University of Reading


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