Papers of Bernard Quaritch, bookseller

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The collection consists of family papers, correspondence, a diary, photographs, and printed material.

Administrative / Biographical History

Bernard Quaritch (1819-1899) was a bookseller. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The papers were purchased by the Library, 1976-9.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.