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Jeannette Watson

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(1946– ) US bookseller,

who opened Books & Company on Manhattan’s Madison Avenue in 1977. The granddaughter of IBM’s founder, she went into business as a divorced mother and...

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Gaganendranath Tagore

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 (1867–1938) Artist and founder,

with his brother Abanindranath Tagore, of the Indian Society of Oriental Art in 1907. Influenced primarily by Cubism and Japanese wash technique,...

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Jehan Trepperel

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 (d. 1511/12) and

(d. c.1522)

Parisian printers and booksellers.

Founders of two intermarried dynasties of 16th-century publishers of popular literature in...

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Ladislav Sutnar

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 (1897–1976) One of the founders of modern graphic design and typography, born in Pilsen, Bohemia.

He worked in advertising and revolutionized the look of Czech publications of the...

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Zdeněk Václav Tobolka

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 (1874–1951) Czech historian, politician, lecturer, author, and editor.

A founder of Czech librarianship, he published books on a variety of subjects. His chief accomplishment—a...

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Pergamum Library

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The greatest Hellenistic library after that of Alexandria. Its founder, generally considered to have been King Eumenes II of Pergamum (197–159bc), sought to associate it with the heads of...

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Madbūlī

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Famous bookshop and publisher in Cairo. The founder, Muḥammad Madbūlī, started in the 1940s, aged 7, as a news vendor, and went on to create a business, renowned for promoting—sometimes ...

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Shijie Shuju

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Shanghai publisher established 1917–21 by Shen Zhifang, former Shangwu Yinshuguan employee and Zhonghua Shuju founder. The smallest of the ‘Big Three’ corporate publishers of Republican...

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Nicola Zanichelli

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(1819–84)

Founder in Modena in 1851 of the eponymous firm, which moved to Bologna in 1866, where it became the publisher of the poet and professor Giosuè Carducci. The success ...

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Karol Józef Teofil Estreicher

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 (1827–1908) Polish literary historian, director

of the Jagiellonian Library (1868–1905), and co-founder of the Akademia Umiejętności in Cracow; known as the ‘father of Polish...

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Giulio Einaudi

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 (1912–99)

Son of the economist and Italian president, Luigi, and founder of the eponymous, left-wing Turin publishing house (1933), famous for the stature of writers employed...

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Edinburgh Bibliographical Society

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Established in 1890, the Society promotes bibliographical study in its widest sense, particularly as it relates to Scotland. Its founders included the stationer George Waterston, Jr.; the...

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Lucien Febvre

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 (1878–1956) French historian, co-founder of the Annales school.

Febvre taught at the University of Strasbourg from 1919, and was appointed to a chair at the Collège de France in...

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Ferdunji Mārzābān

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 (1787–1847)

Founder of the first Gujarati press in Bombay (Mumbai) (1812). Originally a bookbinder, he published a Gujarati almanac in 1814, for which he himself cut type. He...

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Moses Marx

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 (1885–1973) Hebrew bibliographer and librarian,

one of the founders of the Soncino Gesellschaft der Freunde des jüdischen Buches in Berlin in 1924. He joined the Hebrew Union...

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Nikola Mihov

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 (1877–1962) Bulgarian bibliographer and statistician,

founder of the Bulgarica Department at the National Library of Bulgaria in Sofia. He worked on South Slavonic bibliography...

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Thomas Maskew Miller

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 (1863–1926)

Founder of a family firm in South Africa in 1893. He imported books and stationery, and later published books of local interest (including Maskew Miller’s Afrikaans...

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İbrahim Müteferrika

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 (c.1672–1745) Pioneer of book printing among Muslims, and founder of the first Turkish press.

Originally a Hungarian Christian, he embraced Islam and entered Ottoman service,...

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Sir George Newnes

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 (1851–1910) Founder of the most successful British periodical empire of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Though Newnes also published newspapers and series of cheap books,...

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Hōsa Bunko

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Japanese library formerly owned by the powerful Tokugawa Family of Owari Fief (Nagoya). The book collector Tokugawa Yoshinao (1600–1650)—a son of Tokugawa Ieyasu (1542–1616), the founder of...

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