Crosby, Joseph, 1821-1891Variant names
Noted Victorian Shakespearean scholar and book collector of Zanesville, Ohio; born 25 July 1821, Kirkby Thore, Cumbria, England; died 31 October 1891, Montreal, Canada; his collection was sold to the Wisconsin Historical Society, the University of Michigan Library, and the Folger Shakespeare Library.
From the description of Invitation and program of the Wheeling Shakspeare Club, greeting cards with Shakespearean quotations, and official acknowledgments to Joseph Crosby for gifts of books, 1879-1883. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68901090
From the description of Orders to English and German antiquarian bookdealers : for books by and about Shakespeare : holograph and typescript ledger, 1881-1883. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68901062
From Zanesville, Ohio, Joseph Crosby was a student and collector of Shakespeariana. The catalog of his important library, which was auctioned in New York in 1886, is in the Furness Collection.
From the description of Letters to Joseph Parker Norris and Horace Howard Furness, 1874-1880. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155879242
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