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date: 02 March 2021

Ashbee, Henry Spencer [pseud. Pisanus Fraxi]locked

  • David Chambers


Ashbee, Henry Spencer [pseud. Pisanus Fraxi] (1834–1900), book collector and bibliographer, was born on 21 April 1834 at 24 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, London, the only child of Robert Ashbee (1804–1867), manager of the Curtis and Harvey gunpowder mills, and his wife, Frances Elizabeth, ...

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F. Boase, , 6 vols. (privately printed, Truro, 1892–1921); repr. (1965)
British Library, London
private collection
Calendars of the grants of probate … made in … HM court of probate [England and Wales]
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)