Bertram Dobell (1842-1914) was a bookseller and man of letters. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Correspondence, diaries and literary papers of Dobell, including literary papers relating to the poet James Thomson (1834-1882).
Bought, with a collection of printed books and MS. Ch. London & Middlesex 588, from Rosemary Dobell, 1972Access 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. 38445-624.Related Units of Description
Bodleian Library also holds a collection of papers by and about Thomson: see James Thomson Papers. See also the Research papers of Henry Salt on James Thomson, 1886-1906.
Poetry | 19th century
Dobell | Bertram | 1842-1914 | Bookseller and Man of Letters
Thomson | James | 1834-1882 | Poet and Pessimist
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