Trader Details

Details for: HARPER, Thomas

Name: HARPER, Thomas
County: London
Town: London
Address(es): Res: Lit Britain. Their shop in Paul's Chyd (address shared with bro Wm Harper) (1614)
Book Trades: Printer, Printer (journeyman), Printer (music)
Non-Book Trade: Not known
Trading Dates: 1611 (date of freedom) - 1656
Biographical Dates: 1604 (date of apprenticeship) - 1656 (date of death)
Notes: Son of William Harper, Woolstaston SHR, minister. Apprenticed to M Bradwood. Assoc J Bill sr. Part & bro William Harper. Successor to Thomas Snodham.. Succeeded by William Godbid. Printed for John Playford the elder.
  • 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
  • D.W. Krummel & Stanley Sadie (eds.), Music Printing and Publishing, The Norton/Grove Handbooks in Music (New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1990)
  • Extra source information - entry under William Godbid

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