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Booksellers and bookselling

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:


John Johnson Manuscripts

The John Johnson manuscripts consist of: Estate papers, domestic accounts and financial records, 1667-1902 Papers concerning the booktrade, 17th-20th cent. Miscellaneous, 16th-20th cent. Personal papers of Johson, including correspondence relating to the collection, 17th-20th cent.
Extents: 82 shelfmarks
Dates: 16th-20th cent.

Letters Collected by William Upcott

Letters of antiquaries, topographical writers and heralds, collected by William Upcott and arranged alphabetically in four volumes, A-C, D-K, L-P, R-Y, in 1835. Many of the letters are addressed to publishers and booksellers. The collection includes 70 engraved portraits and many printed proposals to publish antiquarian and topographical works.
Extents: 4 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-19th century

Letters to Rupert Simms

Letters to Rupert Simms, including: Letters relating to the compilation and publication of his Bibliotheca Staffordiensis (Lichfield, 1894), 1889-1894, 1912 Scrap-book containing similar correspondence, 1889-1890 Correspondence relating mainly to his work as a bookseller and record searcher, 1894-1923
Extents: 6 shelfmarks
Dates: 1889-1923

Papers Collected by T.W. Hanson

Papers collected by T.W. Hanson, mainly of or relating to the Edwards family of Halifax, Yorkshire, booksellers and binders.
Extents: 19 shelfmarks
Dates: 18th-20th cent.

Papers of Bernard Quaritch, bookseller

The collection consists of family papers, correspondence, a diary, photographs, and printed material.
Extents: 23 shelfmarks
Dates: 1828-1906

Papers of the Parker Family, Booksellers and Publishers

Papers of the Parker family, consisting of correspondence, newscuttings, photographs, biographical collections on the Parker family and Oxford printers associated with the family, and pedigrees.
Extents: 6 shelfmarks
Dates: 1751-1921