Its life`Assembled' very young person in Paris to work in the bookstore of his/her Pierre-Jean brother-in-law Shoed. He remained 12 Rue Hautefeuille. In 1815, it entered a large bookstore of the Palais Royal, at Artus-Bertrand, where he became first clerk.
It was patented Libraire - size-doucier on June 21st 1820, (Brevet n° 1419).
In 1822, extremely of its experiment and its patent of bookseller, it settles on its account like editor. It search for new formulas, while continuing the editions belonging to the funds of his/her cousin Pierre Deterville, bookseller, 8 Street of Hautefeuille in Paris, which held interesting texts of Natural history of which those of Buffon, Lamarck or J.J. Rousseau. It published, moreover, some great authors but especially, it undertook throw the “encyclopedic Collection Roret”: gathering handbooks which wanted to be practical and intended for the popularization of sciences, good mannerss, arts and trades, etc… the more known Roret Encyclopedia” under the name of “Roret Handbooks” gathered more than 300 volumes (approximately), one by subject, treating history and practice of the most various trades, T.Q. Astronomer or guard national, squarer or Wizard…
For that, it called upon many professionals of the time. Being the “Handbooks”, Roret, with the format pocket (in 16° or 18° = 15 X 9,5cm), the success, which met the needs for the Public, was immediate, there were multiple many republications and Traduction S. Each work gathered the knowledge considered to be useful on the subject (at the time) with number Illustration S and technical details, moreover more often a Atlas or illustrated extendible boards. Popular success of this encyclopedia whose which nobody had yet the idea had (to buy without subscription, with the catalog, one by volumes who interested you more), was indisputable and was prolonged until about 1900. On this date, the publisher disappeared to be repurchased by the Parisian editor L. Mulo (itself was repurchased by Edgar Malfère ED. in Paris after 1918). They continued both to publish the “handbooks”.
But Nicolas Roret founded also two famous newspapers with the 19° century: “The Rustic House” and “the French Agriculture” and published also great authors, T.Q. George Sand or Sade.
He lived with Savigny, in his father-in-law, the founder Launay, in the old dependences of the field of Courterente known since under the name of “Roret House”. He is buried there with the cemetery of Martinière.
With its death, it was replaced by his son, Roret, Edme, on June 18th 1860 Also bookseller and size-doucier, patented bookseller on May 17th, 1852 (n° 2674).
Handbooks Roret (Examples)
- A. Barthélemy “New the Numismatic of Middle Ages and modern complete handbook of ”. Encyclopedic Roret Bookstore Roret, Paris, 1859. A volume in 18° stitched of 4, XXXII, 464 and 90 pages of catalog. Atlas of 12 boards.
- Accum (F.) & Parkes (S.). “Manual complete of Chemistry amusing, or new chemical recreations, containing a succession of experiments curious and instructive in chemistry of an easy execution and not presenting any danger”. Paris, Roret, 1825 in-12, (4), 268 pp. First French edition of this work of this work translated by Riffault, ex-manager of the powders and Salpetre S, member of the Legion of honor.
- Reboulleau (M. - E. - F.), “New complete handbook of the painting annealed glass, on Porcelain and enamel”, Paris, Roret, 1843,288 p, VIII fig. and boards.
- Vergnaud (Armand-Denis), “Handbook of the painter in bâtimens (sic), of the manufacturer of colors, the glazier, the gilder, the varnisher and the silver plater”, Paris, Roret, 1834,243 p.
the Dynasty Roret
In addition to Nicolas-Edme (or Nicolas-Edmé) and Edme (or Edmé), his son, the Roret dynasty also includes/understands Pierre Roret.
This one born on July 23rd, 1799 and domiciled, 17 (a) Quay of Augustins in Paris, was declared Libraire patented on July 23rd 1828. He saw his patent, cancelled in 1862 due to inexploitation and transferred to his successor in title: Mrs. Goetschy, widow Sartorius (Joséphine, Charlotte) on Dec. 24 1866.
the Family RoretAre related in Roret:
- Shoed Them:
- Shoed (Jean-Baptiste). Domiciled: 11 Street of Large Augustins, in Paris (in 1812). patented bookseller, Oct. 1 1812 of n°.
One knows few things of this Parisian bookseller, if not that born on May 18th, 1792, he married Marie RAZOU in 1837 with Saint-Felix-with-Tournegat (09500) and that he was condemned in 1815 (certainly for Bonapartisme). It had as a successor:
- Shoed, Pierre, Jean (brother-in-law of Nicolas Roret), more known under the name of: Shoed young person. Domiciled: 14 Rue of the Stations, in Paris (in 1815). Patented bookseller on May 16th, 1815 1041.
Its successor was Morant (Francois, Auguste), Dec. 3, 1860.
Note: the Patent of this last was granted by the Minister for the general Police; it was " renovated " March 28th, 1820, under same the n°.
- Deterville (cousins of Nicolas Roret):
- Deterville (Jean, Jacques, Pierre). Domiciled in Paris, 8 rue Hautefeuille (in 1812), it was patented bookseller on Oct. 1, 1812 n°.
- Deterville (Jean, Francois, Pierre). Domiciled in Paris (the Seine), patented bookseller on March 15th, 1817 854.
- Thanks to all these political alliances, Roret take a choice place in the history of the Parisian editors.
- Articles and re-examined:
- Bulletin of the Libraries of France: 1997 - Paris, T. 42, n° 02.
- Conferences and Congrès:
- the Stained glass and treaties of the the Middle Ages at our days. Vitrearum corpus.
- Sources and Funds used:
- Library of the librarian;
- Library of the École des Mines of Paris;
- Catalog of the National library of France,
- Catalog of the Central Library of the National Natural history museum of Natural history;
- Catalog off the British Library;
- Catalog off Library off Congress;
- Catalog off Scientific Papers off the Royal Society;
- CHAN: Historical center of the Public records.
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