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(TAYLOR, WILLIAM). - Books Printed for William Taylor at the Ship in Pater-Noster-Row.

Title: Books Printed for William Taylor at the Ship in Pater-Noster-Row.
Description: . (London, 1717). Disbound. Caption title and engraved headpiece of sailing vessel within scroll work. 16pp. Scattered spotting to three leaves. Printers catalogue consisting of 12 folio, 5 quarto, 105 octavo & twelves & 4 "in the press" works on various subjects from fencing, to apiculture, general science, theology, literature, courtesy. William Taylor was the son of John Taylor who was one of the largest publishers of the period. In 1700 William started working for his father but in 1711 he set up for himself in Paternoster Row. He is best remembered as the publisher in 1719 of Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, buy which he is said to have cleared GBP 1,000. He died in 1723. [cf Plomer, Dictionary of printers and booksellers].

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Price: EUR 750.00 = appr. US$ 815.14 Seller: Frits Knuf Antiquarian Books
- Book number: 100482


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