Rand, Thomas (Boston, MA)

Thomas Rand

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.

  1. Leander Bishop, History of American Manufacturer, 1868, pg. 192.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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