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Pickering, Williamlocked

(1796–1854)
  • Bernard Warrington

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Pickering, William (1796–1854), publisher and bookseller, was born on 2 April 1796; his parentage and place of birth are obscure. In 1810 he was apprenticed to John and Arthur Arch, Quaker booksellers and publishers of 61 Cornhill, London. He left in 1818 and after a short spell with ...

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