Invoice for printing Thomas Frognall Dibdin's Bibliographical Decameron, 1815-1817.
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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...
Bulmer was a typographer from Newcastle who came to London in the 1790s and established the Shakespeare Press under the firm of Bulmer ? or, ten day's pleasant discourse upon illuminated manuscripts (3 vols.) in 1817. From the description of Invoice for printing Thomas Frognall Dibdin's Bibliographical Decameron, 1815-1817. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122516182 ...