Bell, Robert (Philadelphia, PA)

Robert Bell

Book Auctioneer, Printer,  Bookbinder


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.)
Back to list