The London book trades of the later 18th century. Names: I
Ilive, Jacob. To be lett at London-House in Aldersgate-street, the house and printing house lately occupied by Mr. Jacob Ilive, printer ... (Daily Advertiser 12 Jul 1752). Yesterday at noon [8 Jul] Mr. Ilive stood on the pillory at the Royal Exchange, pursuant to his sentence for writing and publishing a book entitled, Modest remarks on the Bishop of London's Discussions (GDaily Advertiser 9 Jul 1756)
Imp, Peter [pseud.]. This day is published (price 6d) An appendix to the guide to hell, being a new edition of the vindication of swearing, published about three years ago. By Beliot. Printed for Peter Imp, jr, near St. Paul's (Daily Advertiser 13 Apr 1750). This day is published (price 1s 6d.) The third edition of A sure guide to hell. In seven sections, ... by Belzebub. Printed for Peter Imp, Near St. Paul's (Daily Advertiser 1 Jun 1750). This day is published (price 1s 6d.) The fourth edition of A sure guide to hell ... by Belzebub. Printed for Peter Imp, Near St. Paul's (Daily Advertiser 4 Aug 1750). This day is published (price 1s 6d.) The fourth edition, corrected of A sure guide to hell ... by Belzebub. Printed for Peter Imp, near St. Paul's (Daily Advertiser 11 Jan 1751)
Ingram, Thomas. A caution to Master bookbinders. Thomas Ingram, ... did on Monday last [25 Feb] elope from his master without any provocation, and is supposed to be employed in the city ... All persons are requested to give information to his master, Mr. Wolters, No. 20, New Round Court, Strand ... (Daily Advertiser 29 Feb 1788)
Innes, William William Innes, engraver and printer, from No. 11, Ball-alley, Lombard-street, continues his business at No. 93, Gracechurch-street, till his shop in St. Peter's Alley, Cornhill, is fitted up ... (Daily Advertiser 29 Jun 1774). On Wednesday morning last [29 Dec 1802] died at her house at Blackheath in the 71st year of her age, Mrs. Innes, relict of the late William Innes, Esq., of Lime-street-square [not the printer, but the son of an Edinburgh banker, a West India merchant, of Lime St., City and MP for Ilchester 1774-75]. (Times 3 Jan 1803)
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