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Henry Holland

(c. 1583—1654) printer and bookseller


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Brother of the poet Abraham Holland and the publisher Compton Holland, Henry moved to London to be apprenticed to J. Norton, and was made free of the Stationers’ Company in 1608. He published until c.1630, and was best known for the production of the lavishly illustrated collections of historical engravings, Baziliologia (1618) and Heroologia Anglica (1620). His other publications include his brother Abraham’s posthumous works.

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