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Basil Blackwell
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Born in Oxford, Oxfordshire
Born in 1889
Died in 1984

Born 1889. Died 1984 - English publisher and bookseller.


Educated at Magdalen College School and Merton College. Founded Shakespeare Head Press in 1921.

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