Matthews, William (New York, NY)

William Matthews

Bookbinder

New York

New York (1846) 1.

  1. b. Scotland 1822  and apprenticed with a London bookbinder. He came to NY
    in 1843 and opened up his own bindery in 1846. From  1854-1890 was in charge
    of the bindery at D. Appleton.  Author of "Modern Book-binding Practically
    Considered" and an early member of the Grolier Club.   The Bookman vol. XVI ,
    Aug 1902-Feb 1903 pg. 175

  2. 1854-1890 head of the bindery at D. Appleton & Co.. ibid

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