Scope and Contents
This finding aid encompasses accessions of materials pertaining to the book trade.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Book Trade Collection is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn.
0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
Receipts and short notes concerning the book trade in London in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Booksellers include Thomas Caddell, Thomas Longman, Thomas Lowndes, George Nicol, John Nourse, Paul Vaillant, Thomas Vernor, John Whiston, and John Wilkie. There is one long letter from Andrew Millar to David Mallet about the sales of Mallet's edition of the works of Henry St. John, Lord Viscount Bolingbroke.
This finding aid was produced from a previously existing card set in the Manuscripts Catalog, or from another inventory. All pertinent bibliographical information has been retained. If the collection also contains unlisted or unsorted material, this has been noted in the box-and-folder list.
- Booksellers and bookselling -- Great Britain
- Caddell, Thomas, 1742-1802
- Longman, Thomas, 1731-1797
- Lowndes, Thomas, 1719-1784
- Mallet, David, 1705?-1765
- Millar, Andrew, 1705-1768
- Nicol, G. (George), 1740?-1828
- Nourse, John, 1762?-1790
- Receipts (financial records) -- Great Britain -- 18th century
- Receipts (financial records) -- Great Britain -- 19th century
- Vaillant, Paul, -1802
- Vernor, Thomas, -1793
- Whiston, John, 1711-1780
- Wilkie, J. (John), -1785
- Guide to the Book Trade Collection
- Under Revision
- by Beinecke Staff
- June 1996
- Description rules
- Beinecke Manuscript Unit Archival Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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