Owners of Incunabula

Holford, George

Owner Id3074
TypePerson
GenderMale
Biographical dates - Period of existence1860 - 1926
Other InformationMilitary officer and court official. Inherited the library from his father, Robert Holford. Many of the best copies were sold privately to the Rosenbach Company in 1925. The remainder of the printed books in library was then sold in 1927, one year after Holford's death. [Leslie Morris, Rosenbach abroad, Philadelphia, 1988, pp. 13-33, with a list of the books and manuscripts sold to Rosenbach]
Variant NamesHolford, Sir George
Other Identifierhttp://thesaurus.cerl.org/record/cnp01427861

Activity

Start (year)1860
End (year)1926
MARC Area Codee-uk-en
PlaceLondon (Geonames Id: 2643743)
Profession / Type of InstitutionCivil servant
CharacterisationNo characterisation/lay
Last Edit2018-03-02 03:26:26

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Holford, George

Owner Id3074
TypePerson
GenderMale
Biographical dates - Period of existence1860 - 1926
Other InformationMilitary officer and court official. Inherited the library from his father, Robert Holford. Many of the best copies were sold privately to the Rosenbach Company in 1925. The remainder of the printed books in library was then sold in 1927, one year after Holford's death. [Leslie Morris, Rosenbach abroad, Philadelphia, 1988, pp. 13-33, with a list of the books and manuscripts sold to Rosenbach]
Variant NamesHolford, Sir George
Other Identifierhttp://thesaurus.cerl.org/record/cnp01427861

Activity

Start (year)1860
End (year)1926
MARC Area Codee-uk-en
PlaceLondon (Geonames Id: 2643743)
Profession / Type of InstitutionCivil servant
CharacterisationNo characterisation/lay
Last Edit2018-03-02 03:26:26