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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Tauchnitz, Karl Cristoph Traugott
A noted German printer and bookseller, born at Grosspardau, near Leipzig; trained as a printer, he started on his own account in Leipzig in 1796, flourished, and became celebrated for his neat and cheap editions of the Roman and Greek classics; introduced stereotyping into Germany (1761-1836). The well-known "British Authors" collection was started in 1841 by
nephew of the preceding, who established himself as a printer and publisher in Leipzig in 1837; was ennobled in 1860, and made a Saxon life-peer in 1877; b . 1816.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Tauchnitz, Karl Cristoph Traugott'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/t/tauchnitz-karl-cristoph-traugott.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.