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HATCHARD (John). A Catalogue of Books, Ancient and Modern, Including Part of the Library of a Gentleman of Distinction Lately Deceased... Which are now Selling (for ready Money) at the Prices Marked in the Catalogue, by John Hatchard...1810

Printed by S. Gosnell. [iv],154pp., from a institutional library now dispersed, several small stamps, recent cloth, 4,145 items. John Hatchard founded the business in 1797 when he was twenty-nine years of age. He had served his apprenticeship with a bookseller named Ginger, and thereafter went to the famous shop of Thomas Payne at Mews Gate. Hatchard quitted Payne's service on June 30th, 1797, and having prepared the way he opened a shop in Piccadilly. John Hatchard died on June 21st, 1849, and Thomas, his son, who succeeded him, died in 1858. Not found on Copac.

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