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Samuel Buck (1696–1779) by Richard Houston, pubd 1774 (after Joseph Highmore) [Buck brothers [left to right]: and Nathaniel Buck (1724-1759)] © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Buck, Samuel (1696–1779), topographical draughtsman, engraver, and print publisher, is usually said to have been born in Richmond, Yorkshire, though firm evidence of his birth place is lacking. Hauxwell, 4½ miles south of Richmond, has also been suggested. His father was living near ...

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Glover, Stephen (bap. 1794, d. 1869), publisher and topographer, was baptized on 20 February 1794 at Long Clawson, Leicestershire, the son of William and Jane Glover. He moved to Derby as a young man and was apprenticed for five years to an iron-founder, ...

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(Alexander) Keith Johnston the younger (1844–1879) by unknown engraver, pubd 1879 (after C. Henwood) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Johnston, (Alexander) Keith, the younger (1844–1879), geographer and map publisher, was the only son of (Alexander) Keith Johnston, the elder (1804–1871), and Margaret, daughter of Robert Gray of Edinburgh. He was born in Edinburgh on 24 November 1844, was educated at the Edinburgh Institution...

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Ogilby, John (1600–1676), publisher and geographer, was born on 17 November 1600 at 'Kellemeane', near Dundee, Forfarshire. Nothing is known either of his parents or of his early education, and even the date of his birth is known only from later statements by ...

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John Ogilby (1600–1676) by William Faithorne the elder, pubd 1654 (after Sir Peter Lely) © National Portrait Gallery, London