Watt, James (New York, NY)

James Watt

Bookbinder

New York

New York ( 1757-1761) 1.

  1. Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand" from: "Bookbinding in
    America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967. pg.110

  2. (1758)  "James Watt, Book-Binder, is removed into Broad-Street, next Door
    to William Alexander's where Bookbinding, in general is neatly and
    expeditiously performed. "The New York Mercury, May 8, 1758. The Arts and
    Crafts in New York, The New York Historical Society, 1936, vol. LXIX, pg. 246.

3, (1765) Rotten-Row... The above Watt binds all Manner of old and new Books
and sells all sorts of Blanks, Blank Books and other Stationary &c. &c."  The
New York Gazette or the Weekly Post-Boy, September 12, 1765. The Arts and
Crafts in New York, The New York Historical Society, 1936, vol. LXIX, pgs.
247-248

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