(1772–1851) was a noted London bookseller. The patriarch of his family, he
established a strong tradition of daily family Bible reading. His son Jonathan
and other members of his family drew from this heritage as they developed Daily Light on the Daily Path, which has
become one of the most beloved classic devotionals of all time. Bagster and
Sons, the family business, became a respected publishing house of Bibles and
Bible reference books in the nineteenth century.