Rand, Thomas (Boston, MA)
Stationer, bookseller, and bookbinder
Cornhill near the Sign of the Three Nuns, afterward in Anne Street
Massachusetts (1672)* (1745-) 1. & 2.(1751-1756) 4.
- "William Nowell and Thomas Rand, bookbinders, petition to settle in Boston in 1672." Amory & Hall A History of the Book In America pg. 103.
1. Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand" from: "Bookbinding in
America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967. pg.102.from: The Grolier Club, Catalogue of
Ornamental Leather Bookbindings, pg. 95.
Leander Bishop, History of American Manufacturer, 1868, pg. 192.
appears in ' A list of several persons returned to the County Courts, at
several times. not admitted or approved by the select men, to be
inhabitants,of Boston' . Catalogue of Ornamental Leather Bookbindings, pg.95.
Charles Evans American Bibliography; a Chronological Dictionary oaf all
Books and Pamphlets ,1639-1820. vol. 3, pg. 444.
5. Rand, Samuel only son of Thomasl (17) born May 24, 1721; died April 11,
1791; married November 12, 1745, Ruth Grant, who died may ; 1773: bookbinder;
Boston" Genealogy of the Rand Family in the U.S., Florence Osgood Rand, pg.