Charles Elkin Mathews
Mathews' was born in Gravesend and learned his trade in London and Bath, before in 1884 opening his own shop in Exeter where he published his first books, in collaboration with other local booksellers. In 1887 he returned to London and from 1892 to 1894 he worked in partnership with John Lane, culminating in the publication of The Yellow Book in 1894.
References and sources
- Papers of Charles Elkin Mathews at the University of Reading Captured March 7, 2005
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