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Papers and notes of Giles Barber relating to John Nourse (c.1705-1780), bookseller, apparently for a publication, and related materials, [1989]-2011 and n.d. [c.1970-2010]

MS. 9101/74

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  1. 'J[ohn] N[ourse] Current', including list of chapters and appendices, and notes of sources, n.d. [c.1990-2010]
  2. 'J[ohn] N[ourse] 2, London early start', notes and papers relating to booksellers in London in the eighteenth century, n.d. [c.1990-2010]
  3. 'J[ohn] N[ourse] Ch[apter] 3, Publisher', including references for 'correspondence of J.N.', mainly in the Bodleian Library, n.d. [c.1990]
  4. 'J[ohn] N[ourse] 4, English Trade', n.d. [c.1990]
  5. 'J[ohn] N[ourse] 5, Maths / Longitude', 2006-2007 and n.d. [c.1990]
  6. 'J[ohn] N[ourse] 6, European Trade', lists of John Nourse books in English, French and Italian, and related materials, 2011 and n.d. [c.1990-2010]
  7. 'J[ohn] N[ourse] 7, Montesquieu, Voltaire, Rousseau', notes mainly relating to 'John Nourse books (?) in Voltaire’s library', n.d. [c.1990-2010]
  8. 'J[ohn] N[ourse] 8, Clandestine Impr[ints?]', n.d. [c.1990]
  9. 'John Nourse, Chapter 9, Last years and after', [1989]-2007 and n.d. [c.1990]
  10. 'J[ohn] N[ourse] and associated, slides and unperforated film', slides and microfilm of publications and letters to and relating to Nourse, copied from materials in the British Museum (now the British Library), Amsterdam University Library and elsewhere, n.d. [c.1970]


  • [1989]-2011 and n.d. [c.1970-2010]


1 box (10 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 9101/74

Repository Details

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