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Written by JulieW
(4/29/2007 10:18 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, You've given me a question already, Julie!, penned by Line
It was where he carried out his business:
For example, there was Taylor's 'Architectural Library' in Holborn and Egerton's 'Military Library' in Whitehall, both prominent in publishing illustrated books
see: The London Book Trades 1775-1800: a checklist of members by Ian Maxted
John Feltham in his Picture of London( 1802)writes:
Among the dealers in valuable and scarce books, chiefly secondhand, whose collections are extensive, may be named Payne, White Egerton, Faulder, Evans, Carpenter, Reynolds, Lunn, Otridge, Gardner, Leigh, Cutell, Jeffries, Priestly, Baynes and Lackington
Does that help?
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