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Quaritch, Bernard

Index: Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius, Ficciones, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 432.

London bookseller mentioned in Borges story, 1819-1899, founded Quaritch in 1847

Fishburn and Hughes: An English bookseller and collector first employed by the firm of Bohn. Quaritch started his own firm in Leicester Square and issued multiple catalogues of foreign books, early publications and rare manuscripts, developing the largest trade in old books in the world. He was the first publisher of FitzGerald's Omar Khayam. Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius