Letters to Richard and George Bentley, Publishers
Letters to Richard and George Bentley, 1829-89.
3 shelfmarks (0.30 linear metres)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. d. 90].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. lett. d. 90, d. 100, e. 25
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12788
Biographical / Historical
Richard Bentley (1794-1871) and his son George (1828-95) were both publishers. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The letters were bought at Hodgeson's in 1946.
- Letters to Richard and George Bentley, Publishers
- Emily Tarrant
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