Henry George Bohn

(1796—1884) translator and publisher

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publisher and bookseller. His Guinea Catalogue (1841) is an important early bibliographical work. In 1846 he started his popular Standard Library (followed by the Scientific Library, Classical Library, Antiquarian Library, etc.). He translated several volumes for his ‘Foreign Classics’ series, compiled a Dictionary of Quotations (1867) and A Bibliographical Account of the works of Shakespeare (1864).

Subjects: Bibliography.

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