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Robert Lekpreuik

(fl. c. 1551—1591) printer


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In the 1560s Lekpreuik's Edinburgh press was the most productive in Scotland. His Foirm na nUrrnuidheadh (1567), a translation of the Book of Common Order, was the first work published in Gaelic. Appointed ‘our soverane lordis imprentar’ by 1568, he received a pension from the Kirk in 1570. After his flight from Edinburgh in the early 1570s, he printed at Stirling and St Andrews.

From The Oxford Companion to the Book in Oxford Reference.

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