Trader Details

Details for: EAST, Thomas

Name: EAST, Thomas
County: London
Town: London
Address(es): Nr St Dunstan's Ch, Fleet St. Nether end Bread St. By sign of Ship, London Wall. Thames St &c
Book Trades: Printer, Printer (music)
Non-Book Trade: Not known
Trading Dates: 1565 - 1608
Biographical Dates: 1565 (date of freedom) - 1608 (date of death)
Notes: Aka Est, Este. Assoc H Middleton 1567-72. Successor to .printing material of J Day Sr. Succeeded by widow Lucretia East and/or adopted son, Thomas Snodham. Signed 'The complaynt of the poor printers' in c. 1577. Important music printer.
  • Aldis, H.G. et al, A Dictionary of Printers and Booksellers in England, Scotland and Ireland, and of Foreign Printers of English Books 1557-1640 (London, 1910)
  • 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
  • D.W. Krummel & Stanley Sadie (eds.), Music Printing and Publishing, The Norton/Grove Handbooks in Music (New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1990)

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