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Aggas, Edward (b. in or before 1549, d. 1625?), bookseller and publisher

H. R. Tedder.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 408 words.

Aggas, Edward (b. in or before 1549, d. 1625?), bookseller and publisher, was the son of Robert Aggas (d. in or before 1564), of Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, and probably related to Radulph...

Allde, John (b. in or before 1531, d. 1584), printer and bookseller

H. R. Tedder.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 360 words.

Allde, John (b. in or before 1531, d. 1584), printer and bookseller, took up his freedom of the Stationers' Company in January 1555. He had been apprenticed to the bookseller Richard Kele...

Allen, John (1789–1829), bookseller and antiquary

Paul Latcham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 507 words.

Allen, John (1789–1829), bookseller and antiquary, was born 'about' 27 July 1789, and baptized on 4 August 1789 at Hereford, the eldest son of John Allen (c.1754–1828), a leading bookseller...

Allen [née Howse; other married name Chapman], Hannah (fl. 1632–1664), bookseller

Maureen Bell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 790 words.

Allen [née Howse; other married name Chapman], Hannah (fl. 1632–1664), bookseller, was probably the daughter of Robert Howes, bookseller and bookbinder, and his wife, Anne, who baptized a...

Almon, John (1737–1805), bookseller and political journalist

Lynda L. Leitner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Journalism; Publishing. 1578 words.

Almon, John (1737–1805), bookseller and political journalist, was born on 17 December 1737 in Moore Street, Liverpool, to the Irish-born John Almon (b. 1706), seaman, and his wife, Isabella...

Alsop, Benjamin (b. c. 1658, d. in or before 1703), bookseller

W. R. Owens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 590 words.

Alsop, Benjamin (b. c. 1658, d. in or before 1703), bookseller, was the only son of Vincent Alsop (bap. 1630, d. 1703), presbyterian minister, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter...

Ames, Nathaniel

William L. Joyce.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Literature; Publishing. 965 words.

Ames, Nathaniel (22 July 1708–11 July 1764), almanac maker, physician, and innkeeper, was born in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, the son of Captain Nathaniel Ames, an astronomer and...

Applebee, John (c. 1690–1750), printer and bookseller

Arthur Sherbo.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 360 words.

Applebee, John (c. 1690–1750), printer and bookseller, worked from premises a little below Brideway Bridge in Blackfriars, and then in Fleet Ditch from 1715 to 1724, and specialized in the...

Archer, David Archer Alderson (1907–1971), bookseller and publisher

Roger Scott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 1309 words.

Archer, David Archer Alderson (1907–1971), bookseller and publisher, was born on 15 April 1907 in Havelet House, St Peter Port, Guernsey, the only child of Samuel Francis Alderson Archer...

Aspley, William (b. in or before 1573, d. 1640), bookseller

James Travers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 658 words.

Aspley, William (b. in or before 1573, d. 1640), bookseller, was born the son of William Aspley (d. 1574), vicar of Royston, Hertfordshire, and his wife, Jane (d. after 1640), who outlived...

Atkinson, Thomas (1799–1833), bookseller and writer

Rosemary T. Van Arsdel.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 394 words.

Atkinson, Thomas (1799–1833), bookseller and writer, was born on 18 November 1799 in Glasgow, the son of Thomas Atkinson and his wife, Agnes, née Millar. After an apprenticeship with a Mr...

Aylmer, Brabazon (bap. 1645, d. in or after 1719), bookseller

Marja Smolenaars.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 690 words.

Aylmer, Brabazon (bap. 1645, d. in or after 1719), bookseller, was baptized on 7 December 1645 at St Mary's, Stoke Newington, Middlesex, the son of Anthony Aylmer (d. in or after 1661). His...

Aylmer, Brabazon (bap. 1683), bookseller

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 3 words.

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Bagford, John (1650/51–1716), bookseller and antiquary

Theodor Harmsen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 1301 words.

Bagford, John (1650/51–1716), bookseller and antiquary, was born in Fetter Lane, London, the son of John Bagford. Very little is known about his early life and family background. He was...

Balfour, John (1715–1795), bookseller and printer

Warren McDougall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 2279 words.

Balfour, John (1715–1795), bookseller and printer, was born in South Leith, Edinburghshire, on 1 December 1715, the ninth among the sixteen children of the manufacturer and shipbuilder...

Bassandyne [Bassendyne], Thomas (d. 1577), printer and bookseller

A. J. Mann.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 1159 words.

Bassandyne [Bassendyne], Thomas (d. 1577), printer and bookseller, was a native of Scotland, although his place of birth, parents, and details of his early life and education are unknown....

Batsford, Bradley Thomas (1821–1904), bookseller and publisher

Jonathan Rose.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 538 words.

Batsford, Bradley Thomas (1821–1904), bookseller and publisher, was born in Hertford, the fifth of the nine children of James Batsford (1791–1835), a tailor, and his wife, Mary, née Bradley...

Beach, Sylvia Woodbridge

Noël Riley Fitch.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 1088 words.

Beach, Sylvia Woodbridge (14 March 1887–06 October 1962), bookstore owner and publisher, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the second of three daughters of Sylvester Woodbridge Beach, a...

Beatniffe, Richard (bap. 1739, d. 1818), bookseller and printer

David Stoker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 870 words.

Beatniffe, Richard (bap. 1739, d. 1818), bookseller and printer, was born at Louth, Lincolnshire, and baptized at Holton-le-Clay on 13 September 1739, probably the son of Davenport...

Bell, John (1735–1806), bookseller

Richard B. Sher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 971 words.

Bell, John (1735–1806), bookseller, was born on 24 November 1735, the middle child of the Revd John Bell (d. 1767), minister of the parish of Gordon in Berwickshire, whose father, Robert,...