Book collectors miscellaneous papers, 1649-1937.

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Book collectors miscellaneous papers, 1649-1937.

Book collectors miscellaneous papers, 1649-1937.

Letters dealing with book or manuscript acquisitions by American, English, and French book-collectors.

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Granniss, Ruth S. (Ruth Shepard), 1872-1954

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Librarian of the Grolier Club. From the description of Ruth S. Granniss correspondence, 1911-1914. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 470399492 ...

Botfield, Beriah, 1807-1863

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Beckford, William, 1760-1844

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William Thomas Beckford, English writer and art collector. In 1782 he published his best known literary work, Vathek, first in French. His budding political career was derailed in 1784 by scandal surrounding his relationship with William Courtenay (1768-1835). He is perhaps best remembered for his biggest failure -- his lavish but hastily built home, Fonthill Abbey -- which collapsed twice, earning it the nickname "Beckford's Folly." From the description of William Beckford manuscrip...

Goodspeed, George T.

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George Aaron Goodspeed was a pharmacist who operated a drug store in Granville, New York. From the description of Goodspeed collection, 1881-1932 (bulk 1990-1932). (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155409026 Proprietor of Boston bookshop. From the description of Letters, 1936. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122618488 George Goodspeed, b. 1903, Book dealer of Boston, Mass. From the description of Or...

Boswell, Alexander, Sir, 1775-1822

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Eldest son of James Boswell, the elder. From the description of Autograph letter signed, 1821 Oct. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270514153 Eldest son of James Boswell. From the description of Autograph letter in verse signed : Edinburgh, to Andrew Gibb, Auchinleck House, Edinburgh, 1792 [Jan.] 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270513485 ...

French, Josiah

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Winship, George Parker, 1871-1952

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Winship graduated from Harvard in 1893 and taught history of printing and served as librarian at Harvard. From the description of Papers of George Parker Winship, 1899-1953 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973222 Winship (A.B. 1893) was the first Librarian of the Harry Elkins Widener Collection. From the description of Bibliographical notes, compositions, and other papers, [19--] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612868810 ...

Norris, Joseph P. (Joseph Parker), 1763-1841

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Offor, George, 1787-1864

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earl of Leibrin

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Charles P. Everett

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Dibdin, Thomas Frognall, 1776-1847

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Thomas Frognall Dibdin was born in Calcutta, and orphaned at a young age; he was raised by relatives in England, and educated at Oxford. He trained to practice law, but took holy orders instead. Throughout his enigmatic and somewhat controversial life as an author, librarian, bibliographer, and bibliophile, Dibdin contributed significantly to revitalizing the popularity of books on England. He wrote poetry, and essays celebrating books, but was best known for his numerous bibliographies, which w...

William, A. Jackson

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Barbier, Antoine-Alexandre, 1765-1825

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French librarian and bibiliographer. From the description of Catalogue alphabetique de notices qui si trouvent dans les journaux suivants ... : Paris, 1824. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 29987846 ...

Wells, Edgar Huidekoper, 1875-1938,

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Edgar Huidekoper Wells, '97, was a long-time friend of the Harvard College Library and an active and loyal alumnus. He held various positions at Harvard, including instructor in English (1902-1906); curator of modern English literature in the library (1903-1913); and assistant dean (1905-1907). In the first World War he served first in the American Red Cross and then as an army officer attached to the U.S. Embassy in London. After the war he was instrumental in establishing the Lionel DeJersey H...

Tac___, James.

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Randall, David A.

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Smeaton

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Hunt, W O

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Spencer, Frederick Spencer, 4th earl, 1798-1857

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Williams, John C., 1953-

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Daniel, George, 1789-1864

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George Daniel was born in 1789. Though he made his main living as a businessman, he was also a writer and book collector. In his early years, he published squibs on Royal scandals, some of which were suppressed, and satirised contemporary poetasters in The modern Dunciad , 1814. He had a circle of literary friends, including Charles Lamb and Robert Bloomfield, and was also interested in the theatre, editing British Theatre (John Cumberland, London), 1823-1831, and Davison's Actable Drama . Danie...

Simmons, ...

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Widener Library

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Robert Cory

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Ewing, Douglas C.

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W. A. Jackso

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E. Magrath

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Zapf, Geheimrath (Georg Wilhelm), 1747-1810

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Gilbertson, George.

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Wright, John H.

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Osborne, Thomas, -1767

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Armour

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Stephen Gosson's

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William Ford

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Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984

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Collector, curator, art historian; d. 1984. From the description of Philip Hofer interview 1984 Apr. 24 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 613316381 Hamilton (1734?-1796) was a British army officer in the American Revolutionary War. He was also Lieutenant-Governor and Governor of Detroit, Quebec, Bermuda, and Dominica. From the guide to the Philip Hofer papers concerning the Henry Hamilton collection, 1941-1942., (Houghton Library, Harvard College ...

T MacKinley

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Phillips, Samuel

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Pollard, Alfred W. (Alfred William), 1859-1944

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Epithet: bibliographer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x000146 ...

Sir Anthony Panizzi

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Goodspeed, George T.

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George Aaron Goodspeed was a pharmacist who operated a drug store in Granville, New York. From the description of Goodspeed collection, 1881-1932 (bulk 1990-1932). (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155409026 Proprietor of Boston bookshop. From the description of Letters, 1936. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122618488 George Goodspeed, b. 1903, Book dealer of Boston, Mass. From the description of Or...

Rodd, Thomas, 1796-1849

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Rosebery, Archibald John, Earl of, 1783-1868

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Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889

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English writer and librarian. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : London, to J. Harrison, 1868 July 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270665313 Shakespeare scholar, literary antiquary, and lexicographer. From the description of Correspondence, 1849-1892. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34367915 Shakespeare scholar, literary antiquary, lexicographer, and critic. From the description of Correspondence, with W...

Cunningham, Francis, 1820-1875

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Diane de Poictiers

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Thomas Thomson

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Ducarel, Andrew Coltee, 1713-1785

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Epithet: DD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000684.0x0000f3 ...

Samuel Egerton Brydges

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Rimbault, Edward F. (Edward Francis), 1816-1876

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Say, William

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Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908

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Charles Eliot Norton was an American author, editor, and teacher. He was a professor of the history of fine arts at Harvard. Eliot Norton was his son. From the guide to the Charles Eliot Norton letters to Eliot Norton, 1867-1908., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American author, editor, and educator. From the description of Letter to Edwin D. Mead [manuscript], 1881 May 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814472 ...

Ebsworth, Joseph Woodfall, 1824-1908

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The Reverend Joseph Woodfall, M.A. was born in 1824; graduated from St. John's College, Cambridge in 1864, and was ordained in the same year; in 1871 he became the vicar of Molash, Kent; collected and edited English ballads and poetry; publications include The Roxburghe ballads (editor, 1869), and the Westminster drolleries of 1671 and 1672 (editor, 1875); he died in 1908. From the description of Papers, ca. 1860-1904. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 4029...

Shirley, Evelyn Philip, 1812-1882

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D. P. King

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Messrs. Morland & Co.

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Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872

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English antiquary and collector. Phillipps began collecting while at Rugby School and Oxford. On inheriting his father's estate at Middle Hill in Worcestershire, he embarked on a career of collecting manuscripts and books. Phillipps's manuscript collection eventually numbered over 60,000 items. He established the Middle Hill Press on his estate to print a number of these manuscripts. His keen interest in genealogy led him to collect and print manuscripts of a number of heraldic visitations. ...

W. B. O. Field

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Child Memorial Library.

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Nichols, J. B. (John Bowyer), 1779-1863

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John Bowyer Nichols was born in London, 1779, and went on to be schooled at St Paul's School, London. In 1796 he entered his father's printing office and began part editorship of The Gentleman's Magazine , of which, by 1837, he was sole proprietor. For a short time he was printer to the Corporation of the City of London. In 1850 he became Master of the Stationer's Company. He published many county histories as well as significant works such as The Literary History of the Eighteenth Century . He ...

Kent

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Macro, Cox, -1767

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Sibley, John Langdon, 1804-1885

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John Langdon Sibley (1804-1885) served as Harvard's Assistant Librarian from 1825 to 1826 and 1841 to 1856, Librarian from 1856 to 1877, and Librarian, Emeritus from 1877 to 1885. He was the editor of the Harvard Triennial Catalogue from 1839 to 1875 and of the Harvard Quinquennial Catalogue from 1875-1885. A noted biographer, Sibley is best known for his "Biographical Sketches of Graduates of Harvard University", an extensive collection of biographical material on Harvard graduates. Sibley was ...

Coleridge, John Duke Coleridge, Baron, 1820-1894

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Lord Chief Justice of England; guest of the New York Bar Association in 1883. From the description of Letter to the honorable [J. Byers?], 1883 August [31?]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 63885279 John Duke Coleridge, 1st Baron Coleridge, English judge and politician. He was the eldest son of John Taylor Coleridge, English judge, and the great-nephew of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. From the description of John Duke Coleridge, 1st Baron Coleri...

F. Grant

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Smith, Harry Bache, 1860-1936

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Lyricist. From the description of Harry Bache Smith correspondence, 1895-1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980474 American writer of short stories, plays, and librettos. A collector of rare books, manuscripts, and autographs, Smith also wrote about his collecting activities. From the description of Papers, 1773-1935, (bulk 1890-1930). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122648359 ...

Constable, Archibald, 1774-1827

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Archibald Constable (1774-1827), the Edinburgh publisher. For fuller details of his life and writings see the Dictionary of National Biography. From the guide to the Correspondence of Archibald Constable, with some related material, ca. 1788-1827, (%Leeds University Library) Scottish publisher. From the description of Papers, 1801-1811. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 22299942 From the description of Printed form with autograph signature :...

Field, William Bradhurst Osgood, 1904-

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Cutting, William Bayard, 1850-1912

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Cutting graduated from Harvard in 1900. From the description of Examination papers in Economics 1, 1897-1898. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074155 ...

New-York Historical Society

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Connecticut College Library

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William? Clarke; Welwyn

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Hanrott, Philip Augustus

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Collier, John Payne, 1789-1883

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Critic and journalist. From the description of John Payne Collier correspondence, 1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453934 Epithet: of Add MS 34574 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000246.0x0002e1 Epithet: of Add MS 37907 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000246.0x0002e3 John Payne Collier, English liter...

Renouard, Antoine Augustin

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Epithet: publisher bookseller and biographer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001137.0x00017e ...

Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912

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American Shakespeare scholar. From the description of Letters : to Dr. John C. Rolfe, 1910. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79028412 Shakespearean scholar. From the description of Papers of Horace Howard Furness, 1872-1899. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 56349747 Horace Howard Furness was a lawyer and Shakespeare scholar. From the description of Scrapbook, 1869-1911. (American Philosophical Society Library). Wor...

Christy, David, 1802-

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John Pintard

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Mr. Arthur Freeman.

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Marten, Henry

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Robert Heathcote's

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Panzer, Georg Wolfgang Franz, 1729-1805

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Forster, John, 1812-1876

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John Forster was born and raised in Newcastle by Unitarian parents, and educated at Cambridge and London's Inner Temple. He became an important literary critic and editor, and wrote numerous books of his own, notably several biographies. Forster's greatest contribution may have been as literary adviser and advocate for some of the key authors of his day, including Tennyson, Browning, Dickens, and Carlyle. His support, advice, and promotion of authors and writing helped define Victorian taste. Fo...

Metzdorf, Robert F.

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Grosart, Alexander Balloch, 1827-1899

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Upcott, William, 1779-1845

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Epithet: of Collumpton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000506.0x000155 Upcott was a British antiquarian and collector. From the description of Johnsoniana, or supplement to Boswell : scrapbook, ca.1750-1836. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77584551 From the guide to the William Upcott scrapbook of Johnsoniana, or supplement to Boswell, ca.1750-1836., (Houghton Library, Harvard Col...

Griffith, Reginald Harvey, 1873-1957

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Clarke, William, 1709-1760

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Epithet: Secretary at War British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x000252 Epithet: Rector of Buxted British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x00023a Epithet: of Stowe MS 189 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x000235 Epithet: of Cuddingto...

H. E. Chapman

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Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861

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Physician, New York City. From the description of Reminiscences of Samuel Latham Mitchill : holograph, [1859]. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58761170 New York physician. From the description of Letter, 1853, Dec. 20 : New York City, to Mr. Randall. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35073168 John Wakefield Francis was a prominent New York physician, medical lecturer, patron of the arts and author, notably of "Old New Yor...

Strong, George T.

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Potter, Alfred Claghorn, 1867-1940

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Cholmondeley, Mary (Heber)

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Geoffrey Keynes

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William Upcott.

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Richard Heber

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Bankes, Henry, 1757-1834

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Luck

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Hawkins, Edward, 1780-1867

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Keeper of Antiquities at the British Museum. From the description of Letter, 1847 Feb. 8. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80587568 ...

Hazlitt, William Carew, 1834-1913

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English bibliographer and man of letters; grandson of the essayist William Hazlitt. From the description of Postcard: to New York Times, 1900 Mar. 30. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122547408 ...

Jerdan, William, 1782-1869

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Epithet: journalist, of the 'Literary Gazette' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000411.0x000297 Journalist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : various places, to Mrs. Darby, 1853 Jan. 12, 1858 Dec. 5, and [no year] Aug. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871150 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to R. Ackermann, "Monday" [no year]. (...

Bliss, Philip, 1787-1857

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Philip Bliss, antiquary and book collector. Bliss wrote notes and the appendix to the 1811 edition of John Earle's 17th century work on characters, Micro-cosmographie. From the description of Philip Bliss manuscript material : 1 items, ca. 1811 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76944976 Philip Bliss, English antiquarian and book collector. Bliss wrote notes and the appendix to the 1811 edition of John Earle's 17th century work on characters, Micro-cosmographie. ...

Leitrim, Nathaniel Clements, 2d earl of, 1768-1854

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Fendall, Philip Ricard, 1794-1868

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Attorney, of Alexandria (formerly Alexandria Co., now Arlington Co.), Va., and Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1658-1962. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19646999 From the description of Letters, 1779-1916. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 40421935 Washington, D.C., District Attorney, 1841-1845, 1849-1853. From the description of Correspondence of Philip R. Fendall [manuscript], 1813-1841, bulk 1813-1817. (Un...

Duke of Sussex.

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Rich, Obadiah, 1783-1850

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Hibbert, George, 1757-1837

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Book and art collector, early member of the Roxburghe Club, and Member of Parliament (1806-1812). From the description of Autograph manuscript commonplace book : London, 1785-1820. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871005 Epithet: FRS British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000568.0x00011a ...

Blain, O.

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Collier, John Payne, 1789-1883

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Critic and journalist. From the description of John Payne Collier correspondence, 1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453934 Epithet: of Add MS 34574 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000246.0x0002e1 Epithet: of Add MS 37907 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000246.0x0002e3 John Payne Collier, English liter...

Carter, John, 1905-

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Furnivall, Frederick James, 1825-1910

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English scholar and editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mrs. Mark's, Temple Gardens, Lincoln, to an unknown correspondent, 1890 Aug. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125491 Frederick James Furnivall (1825-1910) was an English scholar and editor who helped to organize the Working Men's College. Various organizations he founded include the Early English Text Society, Chaucer Society, New Shakspere Society, Wiclif Society, Browning Society, and Shelle...

Freeman, Arthur

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Quaritch, Bernard, 1819-1899

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Bookseller. From the description of Letter, 1885 July 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122497058 From the guide to the Bernard Quaritch letter, 1885, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Mills, Thomas (Thomas H.)

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Epithet: alias Milnes; Clerk to Sir F Walsingham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x000198 Epithet: of Add MS 35788 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0001e4 Epithet: of Armagh British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/v...

Gay, Ernest Lewis

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Ernest Lewis Gay (1874-1916) was a librarian and book collector of Boston, Mass. who collected materials especially concerning the English poet and playwright, John Gay (1685-1732). John Gay used the Mohock theme in his one-act play, The Mohocks. A tragi-comical farce, (1712). The Mohocks and Hawkubites were street gangs in London during the reign of Queen Anne. It was their delight to molest and ill-treat the women, children, and feeble old men who might be in the streets after sunset. The Moho...

Melton, Wightman Fletcher, 1867-1944

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Wightman Fletcher Melton (September 26, 1867-November 10, 1944) was the son of Rev. Isaac Quimby and Fanny Louise (Ellis) Melton. He was born at Ripley, Tennessee, graduated from Peabody College, Nashville in 1889; A.B., Blount College, Blountsville, Alabama, 1890; Ph. D., Johns Hopkins, 1906. He married Oliver Keller on September 19, 1889. He taught at various colleges and was professor of English language and literature at Emory University, 1908-1924. Besides The Rhetoric of John Donne's Verse...

J. P. Fountain

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Lamont, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1870-1948

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Epithet: American banker British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001219.0x00036a Epithet: banker British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001191.0x000381 Masefield was a British poet and dramatist. From the description of John Masefield collection: additional papers, 1956-1963. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 81756769 ...

Black

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W. A. Jackson

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Thomas Bell

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Heber, Richard, 1773-1833

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Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000390.0x0000d3 Epithet: book collector British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x000331 ...

Allen, Charles Dexter, 1865-1926

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Epithet: American bibliophile British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x0002e4 ...

Leigh & Sotheby

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Young, George

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Farmer living near Farmington, Utah; polygamist, early Mormon missionary to India (1852). From the guide to the George Young diary, 1897, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Title: 3rd Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000574.0x0003a5 Epithet: Solicitor-General for Scotland; Lord Young 1874 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Cata...

Plomer, Henry R. (Henry Robert), 1856-1928

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Thomas Aspinwall

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Constable, David

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Epithet: of Add MS 34567 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x0003d3 ...

Samuel Miller

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Oscar Wegelin

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Longmans, Brown, Green & Co.

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Dibdin, Thomas Frognall, 1776-1847

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Thomas Frognall Dibdin was born in Calcutta, and orphaned at a young age; he was raised by relatives in England, and educated at Oxford. He trained to practice law, but took holy orders instead. Throughout his enigmatic and somewhat controversial life as an author, librarian, bibliographer, and bibliophile, Dibdin contributed significantly to revitalizing the popularity of books on England. He wrote poetry, and essays celebrating books, but was best known for his numerous bibliographies, which w...

Sotheby, Samuel, 1771-1842

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Robert Curzon, 14th baron Zouche

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George Livermore

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Keynes, Sir Geoffrey, 1887-

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Lenox, James, 1800-1880

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American bibliophile and philanthropist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Newport, to George H. Moore, 1878 July 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270596824 James Lenox (1800-1880) was an American philanthropist and book collector. In collaboration with Henry Stevens (1819-1886), an American book purchasing agent based in London, Lenox developed a fine collection of rare books, particularly Americana and early Bibles. His collection...

Livingston, Flora Virginia

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Collins, John Churton, 1848-1908

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Coxe, H.O. (Henry Octavius), 1811-1881

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Hawkins, Rush C. (Rush Christopher), 1831-1920

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A. C. Potter.

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James, Richard, 1592-1638

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Pusey, Nathan M. (Nathan Marsh), 1907-2001

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Nathan Marsh Pusey (1907-2001) was the twenty-fourth president of Harvard University from 1953 to 1971. He was also president of Lawrence College (1944-1953), president of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (1971-1975), and president of the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia (1978-1983). Pusey's tenure as president was defined by new building construction, greater fundraising, and struggles with student protestors. From the description of Papers of Nathan Marsh Pusey, 1...

Charles Deane

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Horne, Thomas Hartwell, 1780-1862

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English scholar and bibliographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lombard St., 1835 May 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269529954 ...

Burney, Charles P. (Charles Parr), 1785-1864

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Epithet: Reverend British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001030.0x0001bb ...

Sir Robert Colton's

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Madden, John Patrick Auguste, 1808-1889

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Lester, C. Edwards (Charles Edwards), 1815-1890

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Author, consul, and former minister of New York City and elsewhere. From the description of Scrapbook, [1864?-1869?], 1939. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58663829 American author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Rev. Dr. Gilman, 1845 Oct. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591000 Sumner was a United States senator from Massachusetts (1851-1874), noted abolitionist, and graduate of Harvard Law...

Philip Bliss

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Bason, Frederick T. (Frederick Thomas), 1907-

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Read, William Augustus, 1858-1916

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Murray, Gilbert, 1866-1957

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English classical scholar. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 131 Banbury Road, Oxford, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1907 Oct. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612718 Epithet: of Stowe MS 208 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x00020a Epithet: OM, classical scholar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100...

Gerard

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Epithet: Knight Templar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000565.0x0000e9 notaire royal de Chaillot, faubourg de la conférence Information extraite de la notice des Archives nationals de France (FRAN_NP_011881)Epithet: Abbé, Pastor of Nazareth Priory at Bruges British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000565.0x0000e7 ...

Jones, W. W

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Manby, George William, 1765-1854

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English inventor. From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : [n.p.], to R. Cole, 1842 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270607909 ...

Thomason, George, -1666

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Epithet: bookseller, of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x00004d ...

Lowes, John Livingston, 1867-1945

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Lowes was an American scholar of English literature, especially the poetry of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. At the time of these letters he was professor at Harvard University. Grace Hazard Conkling was a professor of English at Smith College (1914-1947) and the author of many books of poetry. From the description of [Letters to Mrs. Conkling, 1920-1922] / John L. Lowes. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 259487545 Lowes received a doctorate from Harvard in 1903 and taught Engl...

Lowes, John Livingston, 1867-1945

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Lowes was an American scholar of English literature, especially the poetry of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. At the time of these letters he was professor at Harvard University. Grace Hazard Conkling was a professor of English at Smith College (1914-1947) and the author of many books of poetry. From the description of [Letters to Mrs. Conkling, 1920-1922] / John L. Lowes. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 259487545 Lowes received a doctorate from Harvard in 1903 and taught Engl...

Frances Lokien

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Wendell, Evert Jansen, 1860-1917

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Southey, Robert, 1774-1843

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English poet, literary scholar, historian and biographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to an unidentified man, 1836 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603582965 English poet and man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to Moxon, 1837 July 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662734 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to an unidentified correspondent, 1837 Mar. 2....

Duplicate fund

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Crosby, Joseph

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Polain, Louis, 1866-

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Haslewood, Joseph, 1769-1833

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Locker-Lampson, Frederick, 1821-1895

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British poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rowfant, Crawley, to Jeannette L. Gilder, 1884 Oct. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644685614 From the description of Doctor Oliver W. Holmes : autograph poem signed : [London?], 1884 Aug. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644709797 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591...

Hanrott, Philip Augustus

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Epithet: of Add MS 37965 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001299.0x000343 Epithet: of Add MS 28653 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001299.0x000342 Epithet: Esquire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001599.0x000008 Epithet: attorney B...

Hill, Thomas, 1760-1840

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Thomas Hill was a book collector described as "a lover of English literature who possessed one of the most copious collections of English poetry in existence." From the description of Letter, Covent Garden, to Rev. Thomas Maurice, 1799 February 13. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 34072970 John Taylor was the editor of the newspaper The Sun, and author of a memoir titled Records of my life. Thomas Hill was the editor of the Monthly Mirror. The t...

E. J. Wendell

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Jacques Lablée

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Mutlow

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Nichols, John Gough, 1806-1873

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English printer and antiquary. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Johnwood Park, Dorking, to George Omerod, 1870 Sept. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610437 English printer and antiquarian. From the description of Scrapbook, [18--]. (Bucks County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70959082 ...

Ingleby, C.M. (Clement Mansfield), 1823-1886

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Sometimes Ingleby's family wrote his letters for him. From the description of Autograph letters signed from Clement Mansfield Ingleby, Ilford, Essex and elsewhere, to various recipients [manuscript], 1856-1883. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 461317893 ...

Warren, Minton

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Beverly Chew

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Castle, William R. (William Richards), 1878-1963

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William Richards Castle, Jr. (1878-1963), Harvard graduate, was Ambassador to Japan during period of Naval Arms Conference, London, in 1930, and Undersecretary of State from 1931 to 1933. From the description of Castle, William R. (William Richards), 1878-1963 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10570910 William Richards Castle (1878-1963), AB 1900, was an American diplomat. He served in the Department of State as chief of the Division of Western Europ...

Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges

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Moreau, Charles C.

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Turner, Dawson, 1775-1858

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English collector and antiquary. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Yarmouth, to Mr. Kerrich and an unidentified recipient, 1818 Sept. 16 and 1846 Jan. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872383 English physician and botanist. From the description of Papers, 1800-1820. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35527757 English botanist and antiquary. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Yarmouth, 1841 Aug....

Alden, Timothy, 1771-1839

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Congregational clergyman, college president, and antiquarian. From the guide to the Timothy Alden letter, 1826, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Congregational clergyman of New Hampshire and Pennsylvania and first president of Allegheny College. From the description of Papers, 1813-1839. (Allegheny College). WorldCat record id: 38868029 Timothy Alden (1771-1839) was a Congregational clergyman, president of Allegheny Colle...

Lincoln fund

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Robert Proctor

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Hofmann & Freeman

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Wise, Thomas James, 1859-1937

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Epithet: of Add MS 38794 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001295.0x00005c Thomas James Wise was an English book collector, printer, bibliographer, and literary forger. From the description of Thomas James Wise collection of papers, 1876-1937. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455235 From the guide to the Thomas James Wise collection of papers, 1876-1937, (The New York Public ...

Grolier club (New York)

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Children, J. G. (John George), 1777-1852

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Roxburghe Club

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