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Perthes Cheistoph Feiedeich

Perthes, Cheistoph Feiedeich (1772-1843), German bookseller, was born at Rudolstadt, and was placed in early youth in the business. In 1796 he commenced on his own account in Hamburg, and twenty-six years later settled at Gotha, where he died. He possessed great influence in the literary world, and published many remarkable works. He was the founder of the Almanack de Gotha.