Voynich, Wilfred Michael, 1865-1930

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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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creatorOf Voynich, Wilfred Michael, 1865-1930. Correspondence, 1912 Feb. 2, 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Pierpont Morgan Library. [Vitae patrum]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Voynich, Wilfred M., d. 1930. Papers, 1916-1948. Grolier Club
referencedIn Friedman, William F. (William Frederick), 1891-1969. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1928, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Vol. VII (ff. iv + 242). 1910-1912.includes:ff. 230, 231 Wilfred Michael Voynich, bookseller, of London: Bills, etc., to J. and J. Leighton: 1910-1916., 1910-1912 British Library
creatorOf Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. [Heroides]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Dati, Gregorio, 1362-1436. [La sfera]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Voynich, Wilfred Michael, 1865-1930. Letter signed : to Belle Greene, 1912 Dec. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Vol. IX (ff. iii + 211). 1916-1918.includes:f. 66 Somers Clarke, FSA: Postcard to Messrs J. and J. Leighton: 1918.f. 70 David Alexander Edward Lindsay, 27th Earl of Crawford; 10th Earl of Balcarres: Letter to J. and J. Leighton: 1917.f. 188 Wil..., 1916-1918 British Library
creatorOf Hippocrates. Sacratissimi ypocratis liber Amphorismorum. National Library of Medicine
creatorOf Voynich, Wilfred Michael, 1865-1930. Correspondence, 1911 Aug. 4, 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Voynich, Wilfred Michael, 1865-1930. Letter signed : to Belle Greene, 1911 July 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf (a) Photographic copy, with enlargement, of a portion of a deed relating to the sale of land near Todi [in Umbria, Italy], 9th or 10th cent. Lat. See description of Add. MS. 38795 A, of which this appears to be a fragment. Presented by the owner of t... British Library
creatorOf Voynich, Wilfred Michael, 1865-1930. Correspondence to Henry Charles Lea, 1908. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Duns Scotus, John, ca. 1266-1308. Incipit abreuiatio op[er]is egregii doctor[is] s[u]btilis M[agist]ri Io[hannis] Scoti sup[er] q[uatu]or libros s[e]n[tent]iar[um] : manuscript, 1474 Aug. 4 / reducta p[er] egregium pre[sbyteru]m ac i[n] sac[ra] pagi[n]a uir[um] doctissimu[m] fr[atr]em Rogeriu[m] Anglicu[m] ord[in]is minor[um]. University of Pittsburgh
creatorOf Peter Riga, ca. 1140-1209. [Aurora, sive Biblia versificata]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Greene, Belle da Costa. Copy of letter : from Belle Greene, 1911 May 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Voynich, Wilfred Michael, 1865-1930. Letter signed : to Belle Greene, 1911 June 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Moschopoulos, Manuel, b. ca. 1265?. [Erotemata]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Voynich, Wilfred Michael, 1865-1930. Letter and receipt to Horace Howard Furness, 1910. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912. Letters and notes, 1843-1912, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Ernest Lewis Gay papers, 1901-1914. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lactantius, ca. 240-ca. 320. [Opera]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Kent, Roland G. (Roland Grubb), 1877-1952. [The cipher of Roger Bacon : advertising notices and reviews / compiled by Roland G. Kent]. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Sacro Bosco, Joannes de, fl. 1230. [De sphaera]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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correspondedWith Crummer, Myrtle A. person
associatedWith Dati, Gregorio, 1362-1436. person
associatedWith Duns Scotus, John, ca. 1266-1308. person
associatedWith Friedman, William F. (William Frederick), 1891-1969. person
associatedWith Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912. person
correspondedWith Garland, Herbert, 1885- person
correspondedWith Gay, Ernest Lewis, 1874-1916 person
associatedWith Greene, Belle da Costa. person
associatedWith Hippocrates. person
associatedWith Lactantius, ca. 240-ca. 320. person
associatedWith Moschopoulos, Manuel, b. ca. 1265? person
associatedWith Newbold, William Romaine person
correspondedWith Nill, Anne M. person
associatedWith Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. person
associatedWith Peter Riga, ca. 1140-1209. person
associatedWith Pierpont Morgan Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Sacro Bosco, Joannes de, fl. 1230. person
associatedWith Voynich, E. L. (Ethel Lillian), 1864-1960. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
England--London
Todi, Umbria
Subject
Booksellers and bookselling--20th century
Occupation
Antiquarian booksellers--20th century.--England--London
Authors--20th century
Bookseller
Antiquarian booksellers--20th century.--New York (State)--New York
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Birth 1865-10-31

Death 1930-03-19

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