Phillips, Eleazar (Boston, MA)
Bookseller ( and Bookbinder) at the Sign of the Eagle
later: Lower-end of King Street
Massachusetts 1. (1711) 2.
*some caution should be noted regarding Eleazar Phillips: The Father would conduct business after 1715 in Charleston Mass and his son, of the same name, was the first printer in Charleston South Carolina until his death in 1732.
Isiah Thomas mentions Eleazar Phillips, Bookbinder, only in a longer
reference to his son of the same name. pg. 566 In his his longer reference to
Phillips (pg.194) it is only as a bookseller.
Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand" from: "Bookbinding in
America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967. pg.101.
3. Charleston, Mass. 1715, Isiah Thomas, pg. 194.Back to list