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Thomas the elder Rodd

(1763—1822) bookseller


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The elder Rodd opened a bookshop in Covent Garden, c.1809 and established a reputation for the quality of his catalogues. He was succeeded by his eldest son, who in his turn was highly regarded, and acted as agent for various institutions, including the British Museum (seebritish library) and the Bodleian Library. It was from the younger Rodd that J. P. Collier bought his notorious copy of the Second Folio of Shakespeare's plays: its annotations were later condemned as a forgery.

From The Oxford Companion to the Book in Oxford Reference.

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