BRITISH BOOK TRADE
(BBTI) is an index of the names and
brief biographical details and trade details of people who worked
in the book trade in England and Wales and who were trading by 1851.
The National Library of Scotland maintains a separate Scottish
Book Trade Index.
BBTI data - which are derived in part from
sources but are primarily the contributions of many
researchers - vary to some extent depending on
which areas have been researched, the scope and nature of that research
and, of course, the survival rate and quality of local primary evidence
for book-trade activity.
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