William Upcott

(1779—1845) antiquary and autograph collector

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He had a particular interest in Evelyn, but collected systematically and extensively in several areas, including topography, engravings, and prints. On his death he owned over 32,000 letters; his library was auctioned by R. H. Evans in July 1846.

From The Oxford Companion to the Book in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Bibliography.

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