Trader Details

Details for: BUTTER, Nathaniel

Name: BUTTER, Nathaniel
County: London
Town: London
Address(es): Pied Bull, St Austin's Gate. Cursitors Alley
Book Trades: Bookseller
Non-Book Trade: Not known
Trading Dates: 1604 (date of freedom) - 1664
Biographical Dates: 1604 - 1664 (date of death)
Notes: Son of Thomas & Joan Butter. Treasurer of English Stock (1603-6). 1611 lost his share in the English stock for having arranged for the printing of great quantities of primers by George Waters of Dort against the interests of the company. Assoc Nicholas Bourne from 1622
  • Plomer, Henry R., A Dictionary of the Booksellers and Printers who were at work in England, Scotland and Ireland from 1641 to 1667 (London, 1907)
  • Pollard, A.W. and Redgrave, G.R., A Short-Title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English Books Printed Abroad, 1475-1640, 2nd ed. revised and enlarged, 3 vols. (London 1986, 1976, 1991), esp. vol. 3
  • Lambert, Sheila 'State Control of the Press in Theory and Practice: The Role of the Stationers' Company Before 1640' pp1-32 in Censorship and the Control of Print in England and France 1600-1900, eds. Myers, Robin & Harris, Michael (Winchester, 1992).

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