Ranger, Edmund (Boston, MA)

Edmund Ranger*

Bookbinder and Bookseller


Massachusetts ( 1671-1705 1.

  • d. 1705. Arguably the second bookbinder to practice in the Colonies. Lawrence C. Wroth, The Colonial Printer, pg. 203.

  • 'Edmund Ranger was admitted as a freeman in Boston in 1671'. He died in

  • Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand" from: "Bookbinding
    in America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967. pgs. 10, 101.

  • Thomas J. Holmes. The Bookbindings of John Ratcliff and Edmund Ranger,
    Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, XXXVIII, 31-50; 291-306, Oct.

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