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Thomas Newcombe

(c. 1626—1681) printer


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Apprenticed to Gregory Dexter in 1641 and made free of the Stationers’ Company in 1648, Newcombe was a prominent figure in the book trade, managing the King’s printing office, sitting on the Stationers’ governing body, and possessing one of the largest London printing offices. He printed many literary books, as well as periodicals and newsbooks such as Mercurius Politicus and the London Gazette.

From The Oxford Companion to the Book in Oxford Reference.

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