'Mr Royston I preye send these bookes': An Oxford Bookseller's Wife's Order of 1650
The Library: The Transactions of the Bibliographical Society
7th Series, Volume 15, Issue 4
This note publishes a 1650 book order written by Alice Curteyne—wife of the Oxford bookseller Henry Curteyne—and sent to Richard Royston in London. The order survived as binding waste and provides further evidence of the role of women in the seventeenth-century English book trade.
Cook, C. D. (2014). 'Mr Royston I preye send these bookes': An Oxford bookseller's wife's order of 1650. The library: The transactions of the Bibliographical Society, 15(4), 432-438. doi:10.1093/library/15.4.432.