Definitions of Henry Benjamin Wheatley

  1. An English philologist and bibliographer; born at Chelsea, May 2, 1838. He has been an official of various London literary and other societies. Besides editing a number of works, he has written: "Anagrams" (1862); "Round About Piccadilly and Pall Mall" (1870); "Samuel Pepys and the World he Lived In" (1880); "Decorative Art" (1884); "How to Form a Library" (1886); "How to Catalogue a Library" (1887); "Literary Blunders" (1893); "Historical Portraits". Warner's dictionary of authors ancient and modern