Publisher Information At the Circulating Library

Publisher: Bentley

Alternate Name(s): Richard Bentley; Richard Bentley and Son; George Bentley

Primary Location: London

History: Richard Bentley (1794–1871) began publishing with a short-lived partnership with Henry Colburn (1829–1832). In 1859 his son George Bentley (1828–1895) joined the company. See entry in Sutherland.

References: DNB; Royal A. Gettmann, A Victorian Publisher (Cambridge University Press, 1960); Sutherland

Number of Titles Published by Bentley:


1824 (1 titles)1829 (1 titles)1830 (2 titles)
1831 (2 titles)1832 (4 titles)1833 (6 titles)
1834 (6 titles)1835 (19 titles)1836 (15 titles)
1837 (19 titles)1838 (15 titles)1839 (14 titles)
1840 (21 titles)1841 (20 titles)1842 (16 titles)
1843 (14 titles)1844 (20 titles)1845 (14 titles)
1846 (13 titles)1847 (13 titles)1848 (17 titles)
1849 (17 titles)1850 (13 titles)1851 (17 titles)
1852 (10 titles)1853 (17 titles)1854 (6 titles)
1855 (6 titles)1856 (6 titles)1857 (13 titles)
1858 (10 titles)1859 (4 titles)1860 (3 titles)
1861 (4 titles)1862 (4 titles)1863 (9 titles)
1864 (15 titles)1865 (18 titles)1866 (11 titles)
1867 (16 titles)1868 (14 titles)1869 (17 titles)
1870 (12 titles)1871 (18 titles)1872 (14 titles)
1873 (15 titles)1874 (19 titles)1875 (19 titles)
1876 (20 titles)1877 (19 titles)1878 (20 titles)
1879 (18 titles)1880 (21 titles)1881 (21 titles)
1882 (21 titles)1883 (20 titles)1884 (23 titles)
1885 (26 titles)1886 (22 titles)1887 (21 titles)
1888 (24 titles)1889 (22 titles)1890 (21 titles)
1891 (24 titles)1892 (24 titles)1893 (21 titles)
1894 (22 titles)1895 (7 titles)1896 (9 titles)
1897 (6 titles)1898 (2 titles)