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Benn Brothers (Publishers)

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March 1911.
March 1911.
March 1911.
March 1911.

Benn Brothers Ltd., of 8 Bouverie Street, London, E.C.4.

With his life-savings of £800, John Benn formed the publishing company Benn Brothers.

The first edition of The Cabinet Maker, an illustrated monthly journal dealing with the artistic and technical aspects of furniture, first appeared in July 1880. After a slow start it gradually established itself as the main journal for the furniture trade in Britain.

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