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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICES OF PRINTERS AND PUBLISHERS OF FRIENDS' BOOKS UP TO 1750: A supplement to Plomer's Dictionary

R.S. MORTIMER (Assistant Librarian, British Library of Political and Economic Science)

Journal of Documentation

ISSN: 0022-0418

Article publication date: 1 March 1947

Abstract

It is now forty years since there appeared H. R. Plomer's first volume Dictionary of the booksellers and printers who were at work in England, Scotland and Ireland from 1641 to 1667. This has been followed by additional Bibliographical Society publications covering similarly the years up to 1775. From the short sketches given in this series, indicating changes of imprint and type of work undertaken, scholars working with English books issued before the closing years of the eighteenth century have had great assistance in dating the undated and in determining the colour and calibre of any work before it is consulted.

Citation

MORTIMER, R.S. (1947), "BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICES OF PRINTERS AND PUBLISHERS OF FRIENDS' BOOKS UP TO 1750: A supplement to Plomer's Dictionary", Journal of Documentation, Vol. 3 No. 2, pp. 107-125. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb026113

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