in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 504 words.
Tait, William (1793–1864), bookseller and publisher, was born at Edinburgh on 11 May 1793, the son of James Tait, a builder. He studied at Edinburgh University but did not graduate. He was...