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11 January 2007

London 1775-1800: E

Exeter Working Papers in British Book Trade History; 0
The London book trades 1775-1800: a preliminary checklist of members. Names E

EAMES, Thomas, printer, partner of James Whiting q.v. 1800. Described as hatter, 201, Bishopsgate without 1801P. Todd.

EARLE and HEMET, circulating library and publishers, 47, Albemarle Street 1800-1809H; 48, Albermarle Street 1810P-1821 P; 8, Waterloo Place, Pall Mall 1822P-1823P. Trading: as Earle and Hemet 1800, as William Earle 1802H-1816P; as Thomas Earle 1817P-1821P; as T. G. T. Earle 1822P-1823P. Described as 'fashionable lounging place' in Picture of London 1802. Book label Franks' coll. n.d. Brown; Hamlyn.

EARLE, C., stationer and printseller, 54, Newman Street, Oxford Street 1799H.

EARLE, William, bookseller and circulating library, 25, Frith Street, Soho 1789A; 28, Frith Street 1790U; 11, Church Street, Soho 1799H; 43, Wigmore Street, Cavendish Square 1805H. Prob. also in business with Hemet and on his own in Albemarle Street. see Earle and Hemet. Ramsden.

EARLOM, Richard, engraver, Rosomon's Row, Clerkenwell 1799H; 5, Bayne's Row, Spa Fields 1802H-1809H. B. 1743, s. of Richard E., parish clerk of St. Sepulchre; d. Exmouth Street, Clerkenwell 9 Oct. 1822. Pupil of Cipriani but later taught himself mezzotint engraving. Work for Boydells included outline copies of Claude Lorraine's drawings to help detect forgeries. Copies were later in such demand that they were frequently reworked. Also engraved in chalk manner. Son William d. May 1789. Imprint(s): Abbey: 1786-89: ALl99. DNB; Thieme and Becker; Musgrave; J. C. Smith 242.

EAST, Edward, bookbinder, Carey Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields 1775. B. 1750; d. 1825. Free Dyers Co., recieved a turnover 1775. Entered Benefit Society 1792, pensioner 1805. Howe; Ramsden.

EAST, John, paper stainer, Old Bond Street 1797L. Trading: as East& Co. Bankrupt 1797, cert. 7 Nov. 1797, divs. 4 Nov. 1797, 4 Aug. 1798, 3 Aug. 1799, 3 Mar. 1801.

EASTGATE, John, engraver, Islington Road 1799H; 13, Rosomon's Street 1802H; 1, Fletcher Row, Clerkenwell 1811H.

EATON, Daniel, parchment maker, Deptford 1784B-1785P.

EATON, Daniel Isaac, bookseller, Guildford 1781; Hoxton 1792; 74, Newgate Street 1795-96; Stratford Green, Essex 1803; High Holborn n.d.; 8, Cornhill,1810; Ave Maria Lane 1813. D. 22 Aug 1814, Deptford. Livery Sta. Co. by 1781. Tried at Old Bailey for publishing Paine's Rights of man 5 June 1793. Found guilty without criminal intent. In pillory several times for controversial publications. Fled to America for 3½ years to avoid more punishment but on his return he was imprisoned and pilloried again and died 'in poverty and contempt' according to Timperley though he was cheered when in the pillory 1812. Bankrupt 6 Sept. 1803. Registered press 1810. City Poll 1781: L. Imprint(s): Kress: 1793: B2457; 1794: B2680, 2812, 2848; 1795: B2896; 1796: B3221, 3263, 3268-70, 3272. DNB; Todd; Timperley 779, 855.

EAVANS, paper hanger, see Simmonds and Eavans.

EBSWORTH, George, copperplate printer, 6, Rolls Buildings, Fetter Lane c1793U-1817U.

ECKFORD, Joseph, bookbinder, 11, Lovel's Court, Paternoster Row 1794-1802H. S. of Joseph E. late of Monkwell Street, silversmith. App. James Rice 6 Oct. 1767, premium £5 paid by dissenting school in Bartholomew Close, turned over to George Page 6 Aug. 1771. Never free. Member United Friendly Society 1794. Howe; Ramsden.

ECKHARDT, Anthony George,paper stainer, Chelsea 1792; 8, Old Bond Street 1793; Sloane Street, Chelsea 1795-96; Charing Cross 1797; Hans Place, Chelsea 1797-98. Opened in old works of the Chelsea china factory with Francis Frederick Eckhardt. Both took out patents on various inventions 1771-1809. Very fine workmen, work on fabrics and apepr often finished by hand. Publ. leaflet 1793. Claimed patronage of Princess Royal. Used blocks up to eight feet in length. Praised by Thomas Sheraton 1794. Both bankrupt 23 Apr. 1796, certs., Anthony 30 July 1796, Francis 6 Aug. 1796. Works acquired by Nathaniel Hinchliffe. Sugden and Edmondson 109-12.

ECKHARDT, Francis Frederick,paper stainer, see Anthony George Eckhardt.

EDKINS, George, music seller, 9 Portland Street, Soho 1790U; 316, Strand 1802H.

EDMONDS and HARPER, stationers, Poultry 1763K-1765K; 14, Poultry 1767K-1800P. Trading: as William Edmonds 1763K-1771K; as Edmonds and Harper 1772K-1800P. Succ. by Harper, Pearce and Co. 1801 P. See also under Harper.

EDMONDS, Ann, stationer, see William Edmonds.

EDMONDS, William, stationer, Poultry 1763K-1800P; for styles see Edmonds and Harper. Poss. decd. by 1782 when William Joseph Rogers app. to his widow (?) Ann became free Merchant Taylors' Co. App. to Joseph Stiles, free Merchant Taylors' Co. 3 Nov. 1742, livery 11 July 1760.

EDWARDS, Andrew, bookseller, Cockspur Street 1775. Sold A history of the West Indies 1775. Sun insurance policy 349490 7 Feb. 1775, Guildhall lib. ms. 11,936/236. Plomer.

EDWARDS, James, bookseller and bookbinder, 102, Pall Mall 1784-1793A; 78 Pall Mall 1795B; 77, Pall Mall 1796L-1805P. B. 1720, s. of William E. of Halifax, bookseller and bookbinder; d. 2 Jan. 1816, Harrow. Set up with younger brother John by father as William Edwards and sons. John d. soon after, business conducted by James. To Venice with James Robson to examine the Pinelli library 1788, sold library in the great room at Conduit Street 1789. Purchased Bedford Missal 1786. Described as one 'whose purse, or whose spirit, exceeded that of even Crowned Heads'. Patent for decorated vellum binding process no. 1462, 28 Jan. 1785 later transferred to brother Thomas in Halifax, though some of these bindings prob. produced in London. Publ. cats. much praised by Didbin 1784-96. Retired 1804. Succ. by R. H. Evans who sold his private library 1815. Imprint(s): Kress: 1789: B1691; Abbey: 1785-88: AT416; 1793: AL195, AS537; 1794: AT51: 1796: AL374, AS537; 1797: AL240, AS143. DNB; Howe; Ramsden; Nichols v, 324, ix, 153.

EDWARDS, James P., stationer, Temple 1792. Livery Sta. Co. by 1792.

EDWARDS, John, wholesale stationer, 11, Watling Street 1790U; 12, Watling Street 1791L-1800P.

EDWARDS, John, bookseller, see James Edwards.

EDWARDS, Richard, bookseller, 142, New Bond Street 1792K-1800P. Imprint(s): Kress: 1796: B3033; 18-: B4049; Abbey: 1793: AL3.

EDWARDS, Samuel, stationer, Temple 1792. Livery Sta. Co. by 1792.

EDWARDS, Thomas, law stationer, Cloister, Temple 1792-96; 5, Lamb's Buildings, Temple 1799H-1805H. Trading: alone 1792-1799H; as Edwards and Evison 1805H. Livery Sta. Co. by 1792. May be identical to Thomas Edwards of Tooke's Court q.v..

EDWARDS, Thomas, law stationer, Tooke's Court, Chancery Lane 1790U; 18, Tooke's Court 1805H-1811H. May be identical Thomas Edwards of Lamb's Buildings q.v.

EDWARDS, William and sons, booksellers, 102, Pall Mall 1784-90. issued cats. under this style 1784-90. Bookseller in Halifax d. 10 Jan. 1808 who put his sons James q.v. and John in charge of his London business. Nichols iii, 422, 641.

EDY, John William, engraver, New Store Street, Bedford Street 1785; Romney Row, Marsham Street 1801-02; 57 Upper Norton Street, Portland Road 1807. Active in London 1780-1820. Produced aquatint landscapes of Norway, Denmark, Switzerland, Ireland. Exhibited Royal Academy 1785, 1801-02, British Institution 1807. Thieme and Becker; Graves.

EGERTON, John, bookseller, Chancery Lane 1784; Charing Cross 1784-95. Trading: As Thomas and John Egerton 1784-95. D. 17 Jan. 1795. Although partner with Thomas q.v. also publ. cats. alone 1790-94. Fine memory and wide knowledge of books. Good at auctions. Sold ms. copy of poem of Elkanah Settle c 1789. Music imprint 1794. Marr. one of Lockyer Davis' daughters. D. of rheumatic fever. Imprint(s): See under Thomas Egerton. Nichols i, 45, iii, 641; Timperley 784; Humphries and Smith; BM Book sales.

EGERTON, Thomas, bookseller, Chancery Lane 1784; 32, Charing Cross or opp. the Admiralty, Whitehall or Scotland Yard 1784-1809H; 30, Charing Cross 1810P-1830P+. Trading: as Thomas and John Egerton 1784-95; alone 1795-1830P+. Succ. John Millan, their first cat. being for the sale of his books. Publ. cats. with John 1784-94, alone 1796-98. Ran Military Library 1796-1802H. Music imprint 1795. Imprint(s): Kress: 1782: B535; 1787: B1339; 1788: S5168; 1790: B1824, S5284; 1795: B3066; 1798: B3761; 1800: B4305; Abbey: 1790: AT184: 1791: AS1: 1791-92: AS2: 1792: AS430, AT49, 50; 1793: AL37, AS428, 537; 1794: AS555; 1795: AS427, AT185; 1795-96: AS453; 1796: AL374, AS537; 1797: AL34, AS544; 1799: AL439; 1800: AL331, AS76, 207, AT423; Tooley: 1794: 404. Nichols i, 45, iii, 641; Humphries and Smith; BM Book sales.

EGGERS, Francis, bookseller, Neatby Court, Fashion Street, Spitalfields 1786K-1789K; 24, Little Alie Street, Goodman's Fields 1791K-1792K.

EGGINGTON, John, pocket book maker, Mount Row, City Road 1799H; 34, Wynyatt Place, Islington Road 1805H.

EGLESHAM, Wells, journeyman printer, London 1753-86. D. 4 Apr. 1786, Goldsmith Street, Gough Square. Author of A short sketch of English grammar 1779, Winkey's whims (songs) 1769 and essays in the Public advertiser. Worked as compositor until disabled by gout for Henry Woodfall father of the printers of the Public advertiser and Morning chronicle. Called himself Winkey because of a squint. One of the founders of the Honourable Society of Johns. In later years ran a small snuff and tobacco shop, acted as an amanuensis for Nichols and collected paragraphs for the Public advertiser whose imprint carried his name for some years. His widow d. 1811. Plomer; Nichols ii, 141, 703; Timperley 759; Musgrave.

EGLETON, Stephen, stationer and paper hanger, Leonard Street, Shoreditch 1800; 40, Leonard Street 1802H-1805H; 10, Agnes Terrace, City Road 1809H. Bankrupt 1 Feb. 1800.

EGLIN, Septimus and PEPYS, Sarah, booksellers, 38, Chiswell Street 1797L-1798L. Bankrupt 10 July 1798 cert. 13 Aug. 1799 divs. 11 Jan. 1800, 24 Apr. 1802 final.

ELKINS, William, bookseller and stationer, 170, Oxford Street 1799H-1800P. Bankrupt 5 Aug. 1800, cert. 20 Dec. 1803, divs. 22 Jan 1801, 1 Dec. 1802.

ELLIOT and KAY, booksellers and stationers, see Charles Elliot and Thomas Kay.

ELLIOT, Charles, bookseller and stationer, 332, opp. Somerset Place, Strand c1784-1791L. Trading: as Elliot and Kay c1784-1791L. D. 12 Jan 1790. Also in business as a bookseller in Edinburgh 1770-91. Sister married John Murray 1801. Music imprint 1788. Succ. by Thomas Kay alone 1792L. Imprint(s): Abbey: 1788: AL244. Plomer; Humphries and Smith; Musgrave.

ELLIOTT, Charles, bookbinder, London 1773-1813. s. of Thomas E., bookbinder. App. James Cook 1764. Prob. binder to British Museum 1773-1813. Howe.

ELLIOTT, John, newsman, Husband Street 1784. Westminster Poll 1784: F.

ELLIOTT, William, bookbinder, Change Court, Strand 1794; 8, Change Court 1805H; 51, Stanhope Street, Clare Market 1809H-1831. Howe; Ramsden.

ELLIOTT, William, bookbinder, 5, Angel Street, St. Martin's le Grand 1802H-1808; 3, Warwick Lane 1813-26. S. of John E. of Aldersgate, tallowchandler. App. John Lovejoy 7 Apr. 1789, premium £3 paid by parish, free Sta. Co. 2 Dec. 1800, 1802-26 9 apps. Howe; Ramsden.

ELLIS, Elizabeth, engraver, see William Ellis.

ELLIS, John, engraver, Islington 1800. Engraved various maps 1750-1800. Worked with William Palmer on atlases 1766, 1776. Also produced many views and some of the engraving in Hayes' A natural history of British birds 1775. Darlington and Howgego; Chubb.

ELLIS, Joseph, engraver, Islington 1781-93. D. Islington 1 Aug. 1793. Livery Sta. Co. by 1781. City Poll 1781: C. Retired by 1792. A calligraphic engraver. Musgrave.

ELLIS, Samuel, stationer, 81, Queen Street, Cheapside 1771K-1781L; 11, Queen Street 1782K-1807P.

ELLIS, William, engraver and publisher, Gwynne's Buildings, Islington 1788-93. B. 1747 London, s. of a writing engraver; d. 1810. Pupil of William Woollett with whom he executed various plates 1774-80. Produced topographical views after Paul Sandby and T. Hearne, plates for Ladies' magazine, Views of the memorable victories of the Nile 1800 etc. Several plates also signed by Elizabeth Ellis, his wife or sister and J. Ellis e.g. AT2 13. Imprint(s): Abbey: 1788: AT213; 1791-93: AS205 1792: AS48; 1795: AS5 14. DNB; Thieme and Becker.

ELLYETT/ELLYATT/ELLYTT/ELLIOTT, William, wire worker, 7, Crooked Lane 1785B-1790U. The papermaker James Whatman II purchased woven wirecloth from him in the 1780's. Information from descendant.

ELMES, George, bookseller, 41, Newgate Street 1784B-1785P.

ELMSLEY and BREMNER, booksellers, see Peter Elmsley and David Bremner.

ELMSLEY, Peter, bookseller, Strand 1768K-1777N; 87, Strand 1778K-1802H, Sloane Street 1802. Trading: alone 1768K-1797; as Elmsley and Bremner 1797-1802H. B. 1736, Aberdeenshire; d. 3 May 1802 at Brighton in 67th year, bur. at Marylebone. Succ. to premises of Paul Vaillant q.v. Sold books from Clarendon Press 1775. Warehouse destroyed by fire 2 Mar. 1776. Acquainted with Wilkes. Nichols describes a visit to Wilkes with Elmsley 1790. Planned to sell Wilkes' library but died before this was possible. A fine stylist in English and French, importer of foreign books, often described as a French bookseller. Handed over business to his shopman David Bremner c 1797. Member of Shakspeare dining club. Prosperous with many notable friends and customers. Nephew Peter E., classical scholar, inherited his fortune. Westminster Poll 1774: Pe., Cl. Imprint(s): Kress: (P.Elmsley) 1778; B114; 1781: B395; 1782: B439; 1783: B602; 1785: B828; 1786: B1132; 1795: B2979-80, 2981-82, 1796: B3205; (Elmsley and Bremner) 1797: B3484; 1798: B3717; Abbey; (P. Elmsley) 1797: AS143. DNB; Plomer; Nichols iii, 310, v, 325, vi, 44041, ix, 471-72, 478; Timperley 736,811.

ELSEE and COTTON, wholesale stationers and rag merchants, 17, Basing Lane 1788K-1790U; 198, Upper Thames Street 1790U-1802P; 22, Garlick Hill 1804P-1805H; 15, Queenhithe 1806P-1809P; 17, Queenhithe 181lH-1813P. Trading: as Elsee and Cotton 1788K-1800P; as James Elsee 1801P-1802P; as Elsee and Fellows 1804P-1809P; as John Elsee and Co. 1811H-1813P. See also John Cotton. Corcoran, Boyle and Corcoran at 198, Upper Thames Street 1802H.

ELSEE, John, wholesale stationer, 198, Upper Thames Street 1796. Livery Sta. Co. by 1796.

ELVEY and GREEN, pocket book manufactory, 93, Oxford Street 1797L-1800P; 9, New Bond Street 1801P-1823P. Trading: as Elvey and Green 1797L-1800P; as John Elvey 1801P-1804P; as Elizabeth Elvey 1805H-1822P; as John Elvey 1823P. Pocket book, dressing case and desk maker to Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex 1802H-1805H. See Thomas Green.

ELVEY, John, pocket book manufactory, see Elvey and Green.

EMES, John, engraver, 1, North Street, Upper Charlotte Street 1790-91. D. by 1810. Fl. 1785-1805. Prob. pupil of William Woollett. Engr. The destruction of the Spanish batteries at Gibraltar 1786, also various views of Dorset etc. Exhibited Royal Academy 1790-91. DNB; Thieme and Becker; Graves.

EMONSON, James, printer, Whitefriars 1754-57; St. John's Square, Clerkenwell 1757-80. D. 6 June 1780. Relative of William Bowyer whom he partnered 1754-57. Partnership not a success, split after quarrel over a purchase of type July 1757. Opened office in St. John's Square 1757. Began Lloyd's evening post. Retired after over 20 years, having survived his only son. Succ. by John Rivington. Widow d. 5 July 1785. Plomer; Nichols ii, 260, iii, 422; Timperley 746; Musgrave.

ESCH, Lewis von, music seller, Ranelagh Street, Pimlico 1796. Bankrupt 25 Jan. 1796, cert. 18 Oct. 1796, div. 29 Apr. 1797.

ESCHER, Henry, bookseller, 14, Broad Street, St. Giles 1799H; 9, Gerrard Street, Soho 1802H; 201, Piccadilly 1809H-1813P. Described as a German bookseller in Picture of London 1802.

ESSEX, Samuel, bookseller and stationer, 34, Clerkenwell Green 1799H-1805H.

ETHERINGTON, Christopher, bookseller, 25, St. Paul's Churchyard 1779; Fleet Street 1783; Blake Court, Catherine Street 1784. Bankrupt May 1783, cert. 25 Nov. 1783. Publ. Literary fly 1779, Morning post 1784. Werkmeister.

EVANCE, John, pocket book maker, 10, Bucklersbury 1783; 81, Queen Street, Cheapside 1789A-1810P. Free Musicians Co. 22 Oct. 1783, livery 16 Apr. 1791.

EVANS, stationer, see Mathew Richards.

EVANS and OFFERD, booksellers, Great Russell Street 1784B-1785P. Succ. by Daniel Offerd q.v.

EVANS, B. P., stationer and paper hanger, 108, Bishopsgate Street within 1797L-1801P.

EVANS, Benjamin Beale, printseller and engraver, 42, corner of Old Jewry, Poultry 1787L-1805H. D. by 26 May 1824. Associated with Boydells. Engr. portraits of American participants at Versailles peace congress 1783. Plates sold 26 May 1824. Thieme and Becker; J. C. Smith 1i, 247.

EVANS, James, bookseller, 32, Paternoster Row 1789L-1795L. Trading: as Thomas and James Evans 1789L; alone 1790L-1795L. Only son of Thomas E. Livery Sta. Co. by 1792. Married daughter of Archibald Hamilton II 1790. Commenced business for himself in father's lifetime but soon ruined. Bankrupt 18 July 1795, divs. 16 Apr. 1796, 26 Nov. 1796, 18 Aug. 1798, 13 Feb. 1802. Deserted family and went to America. Returned and died in absolute distress. See also William West. Nichols v, 712.

EVANS, John, printer and printseller, 41, Long Lane, Smithfield 1791-95; 42, Long Lane 1792U-1839; 28, St. John's Square, Clerkenwell 1799; 1, Black Horse Court, Fleet Street 1800; 27, Leadenhall Street 1801; 29, Budge Row, Walbrook 1804-25; 62, Snow Hill 1839-44; 4, Snow Hill 1845-56. Trading: alone 1791-95; as Howard and Evans 1800-11; as Evans and Ruffy 1801-04; as Ruffy and Evans 1806-23; as John Evans 1812; as John Evans and son 1813-20; as Evans and Co. 1821-28; as John Edward Evans 1829-56. D. 5 Mar. 1820 in 67th year. Published children's books, also medicine vendors 1801-20, sellers of types 1800. Registered presses 1799, 1800. See also William Joseph Ruffy,. Brown; Todd; Timperley 876; Darlington and Howgego; BM Satires 1791, 1794; J. C. Smith 1744.

EVANS, Peter, music seller and publisher, 102, High Holborn 1776-c1786. Previously with Longman, Lukey and Co. Humphries and Smith.

EVANS, Robert, paper stainer, 19, Chapel Street, Holywell Mount 1799H.

EVANS, Robert Harding, bookseller, 26, Pall Mall 1799H-1819P; 96, Pall Mall 1820P; 93, Pall Mall 1821P-1840P+. B. 1778, s. of Thomas E. of the Strand; d. 25 Apr. 1857, Edward Street, Hampstead Road. App. Thomas Payne, bookseller. Succ. to business of Robert Evans of Pall Mall which he conducted until 1812 when he was succ. by his son Robert and took up auctioneering which he began with the sale of the Duke of Roxburghe's library 1812. Publ. cats. 1800, 1812-16. Sold most of the notable English collections to 1847. Very knowledgeable but business declined. Re-established as a bookseller in Bond Street with his two sons. A keen politician of Whig sympathies. DNB; Plomer; Nichols vi, 436; Timperley 846; BM Book sales.

EVANS, T., the following imprints may belong to any of the following: Kress: 1777: B63; 1780: B325; 1782: B464; 1796: B3074.

EVANS, T., printseller and publisher, Oxford Street 1782. BM Satires.

EVANS, Thomas, bookseller, 429, Strand 1793A-1794B.

EVANS, Thomas, bookseller, 54, Paternoster Row 1770-1775L, 32, Paternoster Row 1779L-1789L; 46, Paternoster Row 1792K-1797L. Trading: as Thomas and James Evans 1789L, otherwise alone. B. 1739, Wales; d. 2 July 1803 aged 64. Free Musicians' Co. 23 Apr. 1776. Of humble birth. When first arrived in London worked as a porter to William Johnston, bookseller of Ludgate Street. Later publ. Morning chronicle and London packet 1770-72. Articles against Dr. Goldsmith provoked the latter to attack him with his cane but Evans replied 'in true pugilistic manner extending him on the floor' 1773. Succ. to business of Hawes, Clarke and Collins of 32, Paternoster Row. Music imprint c1778. Able to retire. Of rough and eccentric habits he was separated from his wife. The bulk of his fortune was left to Christopher Brown q.v. See also William West. Son James Evans. DNB; Humphries and Smith; Plomer; Nichols iii, 720-21; Timperley 815.

EVANS, Thomas, stationer, 21, Fleet Street 1776K-1790U. Trading: as Coles and Evans 1776K-1790U. D. 23 Dec. 1789. Livery Sta. Co. by 1781. Partner of Charles Coles q.v. City Poll 1781: C. Musgrave.

EVANS, Thomas, bookseller, Locke's Head, King Street, Covent Garden 1769-1775N; 50, near York Buildings, Strand 1774-1785P. B. 1742; d. 30 Apr. 1784. App. Charles Marsh of Round Court and Charing Cross. A great wit, member of the Grecian coffee house booksellers club and of the Shakespeare dining club. A supporter of literature he publ. many collections of poets. A friend of Goldsmith unlike his namesake. Republ. Francis Peck's Desiderata curiosa 1779. Publ. cats. 176982. Westminster Poll 1774: Pe., Mo. Will proved 18 May (P.C.C.) Thomas Cadell his executor. Son Robert Harding E. bookseller in Pall Mall. Nichols i, 511, iii, 643, vi, 434; Timperley 750-751; Musgrave; BM Book sales 1769.

EVANS, W., Paternoster Row, 1785P. Took in advertisements for Chester chronicle and Exeter journal 1785P.

EVANS, William, rule maker, Dean Street, Fetter Lane 1792-96. Livery Sta. Co. by 1792.

EVANS, William, copperplate printer, Cock Street 1774. Westminster poll 1774: Pe., Cl.

EVERETT, Joseph and Co., stationers, card and pasteboard makers, Worship Street, Moorfields 1779K-1784L.

EVERINGHAM, John, printer, Dean Street, Fetter Lane 1761-1785P; No.1 1784B-1785P; Islington c1794U. Free Sta. Co. 1751, 1753-78 10 apps., 4 premiums average £10. Charles Whittingham at 1, Dean Street 1797. Todd; Plomer.

EWART, T., printseller and publisher, Corner of Hudson's Court, near St. Martin's Lane 1781. BM Satires.

EWSTERS, Richard, pocket book manufactory, 77, Fleet Street 1794K-1795K.

EWSTERS, Samuel, stationer, 88, Basinghall Street 1784B. Poss connected with Samuel Ewsters, vellum binder, 9, Aldersgate Street 1802H-1809H.

EXTON, Richard, printer and stationer, 44, Dean Street 1796; 87, Great Portland Street 1800-1805H. Registered press 1800. Westminster Poll 1796: F., T. Todd.

EYNON, E., print publisher, behind Royal Exchange 1777. J. C. Smith 710.

EYRE and STRAHAN, King's printers, see Charles Eyre and William and Andrew Strahan.

EYRE, Charles, printer, 10, Little New Street, Gough Square 1770-1785P; 8, East Harding Street, Shoe Lane 1785P-1875. Trading: as Eyre and Strahan 1770-1831; as Eyre and Spottiswoode 1832-75. Property in Blackfriars bought by John Walter for Daily universal register 1784. Printer to King 1771-1820. Partner with William and from 1785 with Andrew Strahan qq.v. Imprint(s): Kress: 1776: S4855; 1778: S4909, 4911; 1780: B28; 1783: B56869; 1786: B1121; 1797: S5546; 1798: B3706. Todd.

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