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Mercer, Robert, d 1813 (bookseller and publisher)



  • Existence: d 1832

Mr. Robert Mercer, 52, Princes Street, Leicester Square, bookseller to the Princess Sophia of Gloucester died November 21, 1813, aged 32.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

MS 45: Book of Hours (Use of Toul), 16th century

Identifier: MS 45
Contents Book of Hours, use of Toul. It is of French origin (Toul) and is from the 15th-16th century, but based on external evidence is probably from after 1499. Inserted into the first border there is a coat of arms of Anne of Brittany, Queen of France. She married Charles VIII of France in 1491 and later his successor, Louis XII in 1499. External evidence suggests that the book must have been written for her after her marriage with Louis XII. It is curious, however, that none of the prayers have...
Dates: 16th century