Edward Cave

(1691—1754) printer and magazine proprietor

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Son of a Rugby cobbler who became a London printer and publisher. As ‘Sylvanus Urban’ he founded the Gentleman's Magazine, to which Samuel Johnson contributed parliamentary sketches. Cave also ...

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