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Colin Franklin

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Gender Male
Age 99
Date of birth October 8,1923
Zodiac sign Libra
Born Notting Hill
United Kingdom
Parents Ellis Arthur Franklin
Siblings Rosalind Franklin
Great-grandparentEllis Abraham Franklin
Grandparents Arthur Ellis Franklin
Job Bibliographer
BooksThe private presses
Exploring Japanese books and scrolls
Obsessions and Confessions of a Book Life
Shakespeare domesticated
Lord Chesterfield: His Character and Characters
Fond of printing
Morris Cox and the Gogmagog Pr
Book Collecting as One of the Fine Arts, and Other Essays
Poets of the Daniel Press
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Colin Franklin Life story

Colin Ellis Franklin, MA, FSA is an English writer, bibliographer, book-collector and antiquarian bookseller. Franklin was born in Notting Hill, London into an affluent and influential British Jewish family. His father was Ellis Arthur Franklin, a London merchant banker and his mother was Muriel Frances Waley.

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