Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames from Boney to Boone. Edit


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  • 1807-1917. (Creation)


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    i + 69 folios.

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    All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and, where required, by date under each name.

    Boney, C.P., 1842: folios 1-4;

    Bonnett, Frank, 1906: folios 5-6;

    Bonney, Thomas, 1893-1899: folios 7-11;

    Bonny, F., 1831: folios 12-13;

    Bonomi, Joseph, 1836-1849 and undated: folios 14-30;

    Bontwood, Arthur, second half of 19th century: folios 31-32;

    Boodle, H.J., 1879: folios 33-34;

    Book trade documents, 1807-1838: folios 35-44:

    includes reports, 1807, of meetings of the Booksellers of London and Westminster, and of the Master Printers of London and Westminster: folios 35-36;

    an agreement, 1812, signed by various booksellers, including Thomas Cadell, William Davies, Thomas Payne, Charles Rivington and John Murray II: folios 37-40;

    report, 1829, on the bookselling trade in London: folios 41-42;

    report, 1838, of a meeting of the Master Bookbinders Association, and address to booksellers and the public by the Master Bookbinders of London: folios 43-44;

    Booklovers Library, 1902: folio 45:

    letter, 1902, of Frederic Speirs on behalf of the Booklovers Library to John Murray IV;

    Booksellers’ Provident Institution, 1856-1917: folios 46-67:

    letters of several correspondents on behalf of the Booksellers’ Provident Institution, including George Larner and Charles Longman;

    Boone, James, 1820: folios 68-69.

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