Ascanius de Renialme

(c. 1550—1600) bookseller

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A Venetian subject, Ascanius came to England in 1578. Admitted as a brother of the Stationers’ Company in 1580, he became a prominent figure in the book trade, regarded as one of the chief importers of European books.

From The Oxford Companion to the Book in Oxford Reference.

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