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Letters to Richard and George Bentley, Publishers

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Letters to Richard and George Bentley, 1829-89.

Dates

  • 1829-89

Extent

0.15 Linear metres (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. d. 90, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. lett. d. 90, d. 100, e. 25

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12788

Abstract

Letters to Richard and George Bentley, Publishers

Biographical / Historical

Richard Bentley (1794-1871) and his son George (1828-95) were both publishers. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were bought at Hodgeson's in 1946.

Related Materials

See also Papers of the Publishing House of Bentley (MSS. Eng. misc. d. 810-11, d. 1209, e. 732-6; Eng. lett. c. 330), also at the Bodleian Library.
Title
Letters to Richard and George Bentley, Publishers
Status
Published
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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