De Foreest, Henry (New York, NY)

Henry De Foreest  (De Forrest)*

Printer and Bookbinder and Blank Book Manufacturer

"enquire  for him at the house of Peter Zenger or at his House, opposite the
Sigh of the Black-Horse"

New York 1.

  • (1735-1750) Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand"

  • (1735). Catalogue of Ornamental Leather Bookbindings Executed in America
    prior to 1850  pg. 99.

  • (1735) "Books neatly Bound, Gilded and Lettered, Account-Books Rul'd &
    Bound in Vellum, Parchment, Calf, or Basil, by Henry DeForeest, enquire for
    him at the House of John Peter Zenger, or at his House opposite to the Sigh of
    the Black-Horse."The New York Weekly Journal, May 19, 1735. The Arts and
    Crafts in New York, The New York Historical Society, 1936, vol. LXIX, pg. 244.

  • (1743-43) William Bradford took De Foreest into partnership. ibid.

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