Butler, Alford ( Boston, MA)
Bookseller & Bookbinder and Publisher.
Lower End of King-Street near the Crown Coffee-House,at the head of the Long
Massachusetts (1729-1742) 1.& 2.
Father of Alford Butler, Bookbinder. 1.
Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand "from: "Bookbinding in
America" Lehmann-Haupt ed.,1967, pg.100. from: The Grolier Club, Catalogue of
Ornamental Leather Bookbindings, pg. 94.
Alfred Butler "a native of Boston, and an apprentice of Henchman". J.
Leander Bishop, History of American Manufacturer, pg. 191.