William Charnley

Dates: 1727-1803
When he died at 76 years old, he was the oldest bookseller in northern England. He was succeeded by his son, Emerson Charnley.
Pages 747, 816: Timperley, C.H. Encyclopaedia of Literary and Typographical Anecdote, London: Henry G. Bohn, 1842.
Occupations: bookseller


link to full image

This site provides access to images from the Daniel Berkeley Updike Collection on the History of Printing at the Providence Public Library. Read more about the project or contact Special Collections with questions or comments.