Thomas Purfoot

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Thomas Purfoot (1546 - 1615) is the imprint of an English bookselling and printing business based in London. [1] The business was successively owned by Thomas Purfoot Senior and Thomas Purfoot Junior.

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Purfoot's printshop was located in St Nicholas Shambles . He largely printed translations of foreign works and medical and scientific texts. Thomas Orwin served as his apprentice. However Orwin went on to work for George Robinson. [2]

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References

  1. "Purfoot, Thomas <senior>". thesaurus.cerl.org. Consortium of European Research Libraries. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  2. "Printing and Creation · Thomas Cogan and The Haven of Health · USU Digital Exhibits". exhibits.lib.usu.edu. Utah State University. Retrieved 29 April 2018.