Bell, Robert (Philadelphia, PA)

Robert Bell

Book Auctioneer, Printer,  Bookbinder

Philadelphia

Pennsylvania, (1768-

1.  b. Glasgow about 1731 and trained there as a bookbinder. Seems to have
left Dublin having angered the local booksellers by pirating a number of books
and pamphlets. Amory & Hall, History of the Book in America, pg. 284.

  1. Bookseller and Publisher, 1771. Auction Advertisement, Pennsylvania
    Packet,  December 2. 1771. (The Forum, at the Online Library of Liberty.)
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