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Collection Level Description: Papers of Bernard Quaritch, bookseller

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 435-7, c. 468, d. 410-11, e. 146-9; Eng. misc. c. 658, c. 699, e. 942-5, e. 973, f. 566, g. 183; German c. 28-30, e. 9
Title: Papers of Bernard Quaritch, bookseller
Dates of Creation: 1828-1906
Extent: 23 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and German

Administrative/Biographical History

Bernard Quaritch (1819-99) was a bookseller. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of family papers, correspondence, a diary, photographs, and printed material.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were purchased by the Library, 1976-9.

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Booksellers and bookselling

Quaritch | Bernard | 1819-1899 | Bookseller

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