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William Henry Miller

(1789—1848) book collector


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Known as ‘Measure Miller’ from his habit of noting the size of books with a ruler, Miller had a particular interest in early English and Scottish books, and bought heavily at the Heber sales. His library passed to his cousin Samuel Christie-Miller (1810–89); much of it was subsequently sold to the Huntington Library.

From The Oxford Companion to the Book in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Bibliography.


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