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Henry Benjamin Wheatley

Wheatley, Henry Benjamin, 1838–1917, English bibliographer and antiquarian, a founder of the Early English Text Society and of the Index Society. Wheatley's work on the indexing of books, How to Make an Index (1902), is a classic. He edited Pepys's diary (10 vol., 1893–99) and wrote Samuel Pepys and the World He Lived In (1880).

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