S is for Second-generation Bookseller

By WITHERS, Edward, 1737 

Ew.d Withers Bookseller… Sells Variety of Books in all facultys & Sciences &c.

  • Author: WITHERS, Edward
  • Publication place: [London]
  • Publisher: at the Seven Stars over ag.st Chancery Lane Fleet Street
  • Publication date: 1737–1757
  • Physical description: Engraved trade card, trimmed to left of image.
  • Dimensions: 100 by 65mm. (4 by 2.5 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 17842


Edward Withers’s obituary in The Temple Church’ for 1757, reveals that he was a second-generation bookseller, having inherited his business from his father, of the same name. They seem to have published mostly books of religious commentary. 


  1. BM Heal 17.180<br />

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