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Booksellers and bookselling

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on the business of selling books. Works on the technique of selling books are entered under Selling--Books

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Books on book collecting and bibliophily

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and contents

Mr Lawlor's collection of books on book collecting and related matters. Individual titles can be identified using a Library of Congress call number browse search (Z992 L418) in the Library's catalogue.

Dates: 1970s?

Handwritten list of items purchased at auction June 10th 1864 by R.H.Carpenter, 1864

 Item — Folder 2021-024: Series 2021-024-05, Folder: 2021-024-04
Identifier: 2021-024-04
Scope and Contents

A note written by Kathleen Coleridge (Special Collections Librarian 1974-2002) on reverse indicates that the auction was conducted by G.H.Vennell and on sale were 'General, scientific, technical, school books. The list was found in a copy of Wellington Provincial Council Acts and Proceedings.

Dates: 1864

Popular Press

Identifier: clels4
Scope and Contents

Contains an ‘Inventory Reduction Sale’ catalogue from The Bowling Green State University, along with a letter addressed to them by LC, stating that they sent the wrong publication amongst his purchases. He requested ‘Symbiosis’ by Browne and Fishwick and was given ‘Dominant Symbols in Popular Culture’ by the same authors instead. The only date provided is for the inventory sale, c. November 1993.

Dates: Collection covers ca 1960-2010