Buglass. Caleb (Philadelphia, PA)
Stationer and Bookbinder
Front street between Market and Arch
" He was from Berwick, upon Tweed, where he served his apprenticeship as a
printer and bookbinder. he commenced the bookbinding and book selling at
Philadelphia in 1774. he died about the year 1797" Proceedings of the American
Antiquarian Society, Vol. 31, 1921, pg. 107.
active 1776 ( see Papantonio)
not in Spawn. see Patrick King, "Caleb Buglass, Philadelphia Bookbinder" 1978
. see also Early American Bookbindings, from the collection of Michael
Papantonio, The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York 1972, pg. 107 and images 14
(1784) A fer volumes of Newspapers ... in half bindings to be sold by Caleb Buglass Bookbinder and Stationer, near the old City Vendue (illegible) store Front street. The Pennsylvania Packet, March 30, 1784.
(1785) Philadelphia City Directory, 1785, pg. 9.
(1791) 29 North Front Street. Philadelphia City Directory, pg. 17. Same
address in the 1793 and 74, Directories.
(1795) Priest Alley : Philadelphia City Directory pg. 22. Same address in
1795 pg. 25, in 1797 pg. 36 .