Author:William Roberts (1862-1940)

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William Roberts
English writer, cataloguer, sales-room correspondent of The Times
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography, and the list on this page is complete to 1901.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "W. R." in vol. 14 and 16.


  • The Earlier History of English Bookselling (1889)
  • Printers' Marks: A Chapter In The History Of Typography (1893)
  • The Book-Hunter In London (1897)

Contributions to the DNB[edit]

1912 Supplement

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1926.

The author died in 1940, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.