Robert Chambers
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Born in Peebles, Borders
Born on 10th of July 1802
Died on 17th of March 1871

Born 1802. Died 1871 - Scottish writer and publisher.

Began as bookseller with his brother in Edinburgh. Successful with Chambersís Edinburgh Journal. In 1832 formed publishing house of W & R Chambers. Edited Chambers Encyclopaedia and The Cyclopaedia of English Literature and wrote many reference books. Other works included Popular Rhymes of Scotland, Scottish Ballads and Songs, and Life and Works of Robert Burns.

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