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Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames from Boney to Boone., 1807-1917.

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Identifier: MS.40130

Scope and Contents

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.

Dates

  • Creation: 1807-1917.

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Extent

0.00 Linear metres (i + 69 folios.)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

1130

Repository Details

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