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Booksellers and bookselling

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Paul F. Tavel Account Book

Identifier: MS-1365

This collection consists of a small bound notebook kept by Paul F. Tavel containing financial records for his bookbinding business from 1861 to 1864 in and around Davidson County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1861-1864

Robert Bell Book Auction Facsimile

Identifier: MS-3576
Abstract Note

This facsimile reproduces a circular from the 18th century bookseller Robert Bell. The front of the advertisement announces his arrival from Philadelphia and a list of 37 books with their estimated prices. The back offers several quotes about learning and books from various sources including Cicero, Bacon, and the Bible.

Dates: circa 1780