Richard Bentley & Son was a publisher and bookseller based in London. The members of the Bentley family represented in the collection are Richard the elder (1794-1871), his son George (1828-95), daughter-in-law Anne, and grandson Richard the younger (1854-1936).
Papers of three generations of the publishing house of Bentley, consisting of:
The papers were bought from Phillips, Son & Neale in 1974.Access Conditions
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 45597-605.Related Units of Description
See also Papers of Richard Bentley (MSS. Don. b. 12-13, c. 86-7, d. 132-4) and Letters to Richard and George Bentley, Publishers (MSS. Eng. lett. d. 90, d. 100, e. 25).
Publishers and publishing
Diaries | 19th century
Bentley | Anne | fl 1884-1898
Bentley | George | 1828-1895 | Publisher and Author
Bentley | Lucy | fl 1936
Bentley | Richard | 1794-1871 | Publisher
Bentley | Richard | 1854-1936 | Publisher
Richard Bentley & Son, publishers and booksellers