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Advert For C. E. Gray, Bookbinder & Stationer

Advert For C. E. Gray, Bookbinder & Stationer

Printer: Unknown

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1888

Shelfmark: Evan.7481

Item number: 7481

Genre: Leaflet

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This is an advertisement for C. E. Gray, a bookbinder and stationer situated in Kennington Park Road. As well as these services Gray also delivers newspapers to customers homes and sells stationery at very reasonable prices. During the 19th century there was a ‘thirst for knowledge’ and a desire for self improvement. The literate proportion of the population grew throughout the century and with the development of faster and more efficient printing presses along with the introduction of cheaper paper, periodicals, magazines and newspapers were produced to meet the growing demand for literature.

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