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Bell, John Gray (1823–1866), bookseller

Louis Stott

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/2018

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Bell, John Gray (1823–1866), bookseller, was born at Newcastle upon Tyne on 21 September 1823, the sixth son of the fourteen children of Thomas Bell (1785–1860), surveyor and bibliophile, and his wife, Hannah, née Blakey. At sixteen he and an older brother ran his father's bookshop, and in 1848 he set up as a bookseller and publisher in ...

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