Wheatley, Benjamin Robert
- E. I. Carlyle
- , revised by Nilanjana Banerji
Wheatley, Benjamin Robert (1819–1884), bibliographer, born in London on 29 September 1819, was the eldest son of Benjamin Wheatley, an auctioneer in Piccadilly. His half-brother Henry Benjamin Wheatley was a well-known historian. Wheatley was educated at King's College School, London, and after leaving, at the age of just seventeen, he prepared a catalogue for his father of the twelfth part of the huge library of the bibliophile ...