Voynich, Wilfred Michael, 1865-1930

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1865-10-31
Death 1930-03-19

Biographical notes:

Epithet: bookseller, of London

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000701.0x000086

Antiquarian bookseller.

Voynich, a Polish revolutionary, left Polandfor London and eventually settled in New York, where he became a dealer in rare books and manuscripts with shops in New York and London. The business was liquidated after his death. The "Voynich Manuscript," a manuscript in code that he discovered in 1912, is now at Yale's Beinecke Library.

From the description of Papers, 1916-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122516193

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Subjects:

  • Booksellers and bookselling--20th century

Occupations:

  • Antiquarian booksellers--20th century.--England--London
  • Authors--20th century
  • Bookseller
  • Antiquarian booksellers--20th century.--New York (State)--New York

Places:

  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)
  • England--London (as recorded)
  • Todi, Umbria (as recorded)