John Reynes

(c. 1506—1545) bookseller and bookbinder

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He moved to London c.1510, establishing a successful business in St Paul's Churchyard. Several books were printed for him, and many bookbindings survive decorated with tools incorporating his initials. He was a major importer of Continental printed books, and his stock was valued at over £1,000 when he died.

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