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Carter, John, 1905-1975


  • [John Waynflete Carter (1905-1975) was an English author, diplomat, bibliographer, book-collector, antiquarian bookseller and Vice-President of the Bibliographical Society of London. After attending Eton College, he studied classics at King's College, Cambr] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Carter_(author)

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    • Carter, John Waynflete, 1905-1975
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1905-05-10
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1975-03-18
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    • Carter, John Waynflete, 1905-1975
  • Sources

    • found: His Binding variants ... 1932.
    • found: Library of Congress Manuscript Division for the Grant Richards Collection pertaining to A. E. Housman, 1898-1947(John Waynflete Carter; poet; b. 1905; d. 1975)
    • found: RLIN21, 23 May 2006(hdg: Carter, John, 1905-1975; predominant usage: John Carter)
    • found: Oxford dict. of nat. biog., 23 May 2006(Carter, John Waynflete; bibliographer and antiquarian bookseller; b. 10 May 1905, Eton; d. 18 Mar. 1975, Westminster; European agent for Charles Scribner's Sons, 1927-1939, and managing director, 1946-1953; worked for the Ministry of Information during WWII; personal assistant to Sir Roger Makins, 1953-1955; associate director of Sothebys, 1956-1972; author of: Binding Variants in English Publishing; An Enquiry into the Nature of Certain Nineteenth Century Pamphlets; Victory in Burma; Taste and Technique in Book-Collecting; ABC for Book Collectors; and a short treatise on the correct mixing of a dry martini; editor of the poetry of A.E. Housman, the Curwen Press edition of Sir Thomas Browne's Urne-Buriall, and numerous catalogues)
    • found: John Carter, 2004:p. 2 (John Waynflete Carter, known as Jake to family and friends; b. 10 May, 1905) p. 81 (contributed periodical articles under the pseudonyms George Waynflete, Harriet Marlow, Ignoramus, and Homlock Shears) p. 171 (contributed periodical articles under the pseudonym Waynflete) p. 173 (edited the 2nd ed. of Clerihews under the pseudonym John Waynflete, B.A.) p. 324 (d. 18 Mar. 1975)
    • found: Wikimedia data, found via Wikipedia page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Carter_(author), February 22, 2016(sex or gender: male; occupation: writer; NDL identifier: 00435429; BnF identifier: 13185451m; LCAuth identifier: n50033943; GND identifier: 124796508; SUDOC authorities: 035378123; ISNI: 0000000109010270; country of citizenship: United Kingdom; instance of: human; date of birth: +1905-05-10T00:00:00Z; date of death: +1975-03-18T00:00:00Z; Oxford Biography Index Number: 101030904; given name: John; NTA identifier (Netherlands): 068512686; BAV (Vatican Library) identifier: ADV10043803; LNB identifier: 000049407; NLA identifier: 35704462; NSK identifier: 000470174; National Portrait Gallery (London) person identifier: mp91806; notable work: Printing and the Mind of Man; surname: Carter; languages spoken or published: English; P1946: vtls000579488; People Australia identifier: 1050290; labels: John Carter; ja: $1i%8i%gi%si!&i%+i!<i%?i!<(B; descriptions: English author; ja: $1i%$i%.i% - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q6225343
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    • [John Waynflete Carter (1905-1975) was an English author, diplomat, bibliographer, book-collector, antiquarian bookseller and Vice-President of the Bibliographical Society of London. After attending Eton College, he studied classics at King's College, Cambr] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Carter_(author)
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    • 1980-06-30: new
    • 2016-07-27: revised
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