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Ferrar, Virginia (1627?–1688), bookbinder and sericulturist

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 7 words.

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Fortune, Amos

Jeffry D. Schantz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 778 words.

Fortune, Amos (1710?–17 November 1801), tanner and bookbinder, was born in Africa and brought to the colonies as a slave while very young. Nothing is known of Fortune’s parentage, birth, or...

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Fry, Joseph (1728–1787), chocolate manufacturer and typefounder

James Mosley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Graphic Design and Typography. 1212 words.

Fry, Joseph (1728–1787), chocolate manufacturer and typefounder, was born into a devout Quaker family in 1728, the eldest son of John Fry (d. 1775), a shopkeeper of Sutton Benger,...

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Linde, Andreas [Andrew] (d. 1759), bookseller and bookbinder

Graham Jefcoate.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Graphic Design and Typography. 1003 words.

Linde, Andreas [Andrew] (d. 1759), bookseller and bookbinder, may have come originally from Saxony in north-eastern Germany. He was present in London from no later than January 1743, as he...

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Reynes, John [formerly Jan Rijens] (d. 1545), bookseller and bookbinder

E. G. Duff.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Graphic Design and Typography; Publishing. 392 words.

Reynes, John [formerly Jan Rijens] (d. 1545), bookseller and bookbinder, a native of Wageningen, Gueldres, in the Low Countries, was granted letters of denization on 7 June 1510. Between...

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Rogers, Frederick (1846–1915), bookbinder and trade unionist

David Rubinstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Graphic Design and Typography. 736 words.

Rogers, Frederick (1846–1915), bookbinder and trade unionist, was born on 27 April 1846 in Gower's Walk, Whitechapel, London, the eldest in the family of four sons (one of whom died in...

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Wilson, Alexander (1714–1786), astronomer and type founder

George Stronach.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Graphic Design and Typography; Astronomy and Astrophysics; Publishing. 798 words.

Wilson, Alexander (1714–1786), astronomer and type founder, son of Patrick Wilson, town clerk of St Andrews, and Clara Fairfoul, his wife, was born at St Andrews, Fife. His father died when...

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