James Bindley

(1739—1818) book collector

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Was educated at Peterhouse, Cambridge, where he became a fellow; he was also commissioner of the stamp office. Bindley chiefly collected 16th- and 17th-century English books; he owned a number of 17th-century printed pamphlets formerly in Luttrell’s library. Heber was a major purchaser at the posthumous sales of his books held between 1818 and 1821.

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