A Catalogue of Rare and Fine Books. No. 73. William Evarts Benjamin.
A Catalogue of Rare and Fine Books. No. 73

A Catalogue of Rare and Fine Books. No. 73.

New York: 10 West Twenty-Second Street, [1895].

27, [1] pp. 4to. Printed wrappers. With note that Mr. A.J. Bowden, late of Bowden & Smith will be joining the firm. Item #259810

William Evarts Benjamin (1859 – 1940) was a prominent publisher and collector in Boston, Massachusetts. His most well-known work was the printing and extensive promotion of Edmund Clarence Stedman's A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present Time, which his company published in 1894.
Benjamin married Anne Engle Rogers, eldest daughter of Abbie Palmer (née Gifford) Rogers and Henry Huttleston Rogers, an industrialist millionaire who was a principal of Standard Oil. They had 2 children, Beatrice Benjamin Cartwright and Henry Rogers Benjamin.

Price: $100.00