Letter from Henry George Bohn.
Bohn, Henry George
A.L.s. from Henry George Bohn to unnamed recipient, dated September 17, 1869. Bohn (1796-1884) was born in Munster, Germany, He moved to London where he became a publisher and bookseller, operating his own business in Covent Garden. This letter discusses specimens of porcelin the recipient wishes to send, and also recommends that the recipient purchase a couple of Bohn's publication. Biographical sketch of Bohn by Oxford University Press, which appears in DNB II, 766-8, laid in.
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A CONTRIBUTION TO THE BIBLIOGRAPHY AND LITERATURE OF NEWP...
by Hammett, Charles E.
First edition, limited to 200 numbered copies. Bibliography of literature produced in or about the important printing town of Newport, Rhode Island. Newport was the second New England town to print a newspaper. Benjamin Franklin's brother James was operating a press by 1727 and was responsible for the Rhode Island Gazette for two years. From the reference library of H.P. Kraus.