Bell, Robert (Philadelphia, PA)
Book Auctioneer, Printer, Bookbinder
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.
- Bookseller and Publisher, 1771. Auction Advertisement, Pennsylvania
Packet, December 2. 1771. (The Forum, at the Online Library of Liberty.)