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Buck, Samuel (1696–1779), topographical draughtsman, engraver, and print publisher

Ralph Hyde.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Prints and Printmaking; Publishing. 1977 words.

Buck, Samuel (1696–1779), topographical draughtsman, engraver, and print publisher, is usually said to have been born in Richmond, Yorkshire, though firm evidence of his birth place is...

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Findlay the elder, Alexander (1790–1870), engraver and cartographic and hydrographic publisher

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Oceanography and Hydrology; Prints and Printmaking; Publishing. 6 words.

See Findlay, Alexander George, the younger

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Humble, George (d. 1640), map- and printseller

Antony Griffiths.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Cartography; World History; Financial Aspects of Art; Publishing. 566 words.

Humble, George (d. 1640), map- and printseller, dominated the map trade in the first forty years of the seventeenth century and died a very rich man. According to R. A. Skelton he was the...

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Jefferys, Thomas (c. 1719–1771), engraver, cartographer, and publisher

Laurence Worms.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Prints and Printmaking; Publishing. 1060 words.

Jefferys, Thomas (c. 1719–1771), engraver, cartographer, and publisher, was the son of Henry Jefferys, a cutler. At the time of his apprenticeship to Emanuel Bowen in 1735 his family was...

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Sayer, Robert (1724/5–1794), print, map, and chart publisher

Susanna Fisher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Cartography; World History; Publishing. 1454 words.

Sayer, Robert (1724/5–1794), print, map, and chart publisher, was born in Sunderland, the youngest of three sons of James Sayer (1695–1736) of Stockton, a lawyer and descendant of the Sayer...

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