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Bellows, John Thomas (1831–1902), printer, lexicographer, and archaeologist, born at Carthew House, Church Street, Liskeard, Cornwall, on 18 January 1831, was the elder of the two sons of William Lamb Bellows (1798–1877), schoolmaster, of Bere Regis, Dorset, and his wife, Hannah Stickland (1790–1874)...

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John Thomas Bellows (1831–1902) by H. W. Watson, 1891 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Palmer, Samuel (bap. 1692, d. 1732), printer and historian of printing, was baptized on 31 August 1692 at St Giles-in-the-Fields, London, the second and only surviving son of John Palmer (d. 1697), perfumer, and his wife, Dorothy, née Provost (d. 1694)...

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Ransford, Teresa Mary (Tessa) (1938–2015), poet, editor, and library founder, was born on 8 July 1938 in Bombay, India, the daughter of Col. Sir Alister John Ransford (1895–1974), master of the mint in Bombay from 1931 to 1947, and his wife ...

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Thomas, Thomas (1553–1588), printer and lexicographer, was born, according to the Dictionary of National Biography, in the city of London on 25 December 1553, the son of Thomas Thomas, ‘gentleman’. He was educated at Eton College between 1565 and 1571, and on 24 August 1571 entered ...

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Trübner, Nicholas (1817–1884), publisher and philologist, was born on 17 June 1817 at Heidelberg, Germany, the eldest of four sons of a goldsmith and his wife. His first school was the local Gymnasium where he began to study ancient and modern languages. He was apprenticed in 1831 to a university bookseller of ...