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1812

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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The Early Roxburghe Club, 1812–1835: Book Club Pioneers and the Advancement of English Literature. By Shayne Husbands

David McKitterick.

in The Library

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 828 words.

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American Antiquarian Society

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

Was founded by Isaiah Thomas at Worcester, Mass. (1812. Its collections of Americana extend to 1876 and the holdings prior to 1821 are preeminent. A private institution, it has some 300...

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Churchill, George Spencer-, 5th duke of Marlborough

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

 (1766–1840) English book collector.

His purchase of the Valdarfer edition of Boccaccio’s Decameron (Venice, 1471) for £2,260 in 1812 led to the founding of the Roxburghe Club. In...

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Benito Cano

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

 (fl. 1785–1812) Spanish printer.

A leading printer in late 18th-century Madrid, Cano was reported to have 24 presses in operation in 1792. His best work, such as a nineteen-volume...

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George Routledge

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 (1812–88) English publisher.

A native of Cumberland, he set up as a London bookseller in 1836, soon beginning to specialize in cheap reprints. His was among the first houses to ...

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John Ker

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(1740–1804)

An ardent bibliophile, who formed an unrivalled collection of books from William Caxton's press. His splendid library, housed in St James's Square, was sold in 1812....

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Roxburghe Club

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

Select British club for bibliophiles. It was founded on 17 June 1812, when eighteen collectors, convened by Dibdin, dined together to commemorate the sale that day by R. H. Evans ...

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slab serif

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

An approximately monoline type with thick squared serifs, also called Egyptian. The ‘Egyptian’ (sans serif) capitals popular for London sign-boards appeared in type as a single size (c.1812...

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Eduard Laemmert

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

 (1806–80), and

 (1812–84)

German natives,

the Laemmert brothers founded a Rio de Janeiro publishing firm rivalling B. L. Garnier’s in importance. In business...

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Sotheran's

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

English booksellers. Thomas Sotheran (1782–1866), whose family firm was founded in York in 1761, set up in Little Tower Street, London, in 1812; his son Henry (1820–1905) joined him 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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Garnier

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

Parisian firm founded in the 1830s by Auguste (1812–87) and Hippolyte (1815–1911) Garnier, who became multimillionaires by investing the profits earned from publishing dictionaries,...

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College of Fort St George

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Founded in Madras (Chennai) by F. W. Ellis in 1812, the college, which closed in 1854, was intended to train East India Company officials in native languages. It became the ...

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MacKellar, Smiths, & Jordan

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Philadelphia typefoundry. Lawrence Johnson and George Smith bought the former Binny & Ronaldson typefoundry in 1833. Thomas MacKellar (1812–99), a partner from 1845, made it America’s...

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Eyre & Spottiswoode

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London printing and publishing house founded in 1812 by descendants of W. Strahan. Retaining Strahan’s share in the privileges of the royal printer, throughout the 19th century and beyond,...

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Archibald Constable

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(1774–1827),

a Scots publisher who published most of Scott's early work. He established the Edinburgh Review in 1802, and bought the Encyclopaedia Britannica in 1812. Yet in 1826...

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John Letts

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Stationers, printers, and publishers in London. Founded by John Letts in 1796, the firm printed its first commercial diary in 1812. The business diversified into educational books in 1980...

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Samuel Howitt

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A keen hunter, angler, and sportsman, Howitt specialized in the illustration of sporting and natural history subjects, including Miscellaneous Etchings of Animals (1803), Oriental Field...

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Isaiah Thomas

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(1749–1831),

printer, editor, and publisher of Worcester, Mass., was the leading publisher of his day, the quality of his work causing Franklin to call him “the Baskerville of...

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Thomas Park

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Park produced numerous editions, including Harington's Nugae Antiquae (1804), Sharpe's Works of the British Poets (42 vols, 1805–8), Percy’s Reliques of Ancient English Poetry (1812), and...

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