Papers of Bernard Quaritch, bookseller

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. c. 435-7, c. 468, d. 410-11, e. 146-9; Eng. misc. c. 658, c. 699, e. 942-5, e. 973, f. 566, g. 183; German c. 28-30, e. 9
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English, and German.
  • Physical Description
      23 shelfmarks

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.

Access Information

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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.