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Papers and Letters of French Booksellers and Bibliographers

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The papers and letters of French booksellers and bibliographers, including those of the Nyon family (papers cover 1786-1820), Treutell & Würtz (papers cover 1813-43), and Étienne Gabriel Peignot (papers cover 1804-53). There is also an arrangement of papers of miscellaneous French, German, Italian and English writers and booksellers (17th-19th century).

Dates

  • 17th-19th cent.

Extent

3 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. French c. 31].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. French c. 31-3

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9972

Biographical / Historical

The Nyon family were booksellers in Paris; Treutell & Würtz were also booksellers.

Étienne Gabriel Peignot was born at Arc-en-Barrois on the 15th of May, 1767. Originally a bookseller he later became librarian at Dijon. Peignot died in 1849.

Other Finding Aids

Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 47187-9.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library c. 1939.
Title
Papers and Letters of French Booksellers and Bibliographers
Status
Completed
Author
Susan Thomas
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom