Richard Bentley (1794-1871) and his son George (1828-95) were both publishers. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Letters to Richard and George Bentley, 1829-89.
The letters were bought at Hodgeson's in 1946.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. 41641-3.Related Units of Description
See also Papers of the Publishing House of Bentley (MSS. Eng. misc. d. 810-11, d. 1209, e. 732-6; Eng. lett. c. 330).
Publishers and publishing
Bentley | George | 1828-1895 | Publisher and Author
Bentley | Richard | 1794-1871 | Publisher
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