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Page from a book by Robert Redman: c.1525

Robert Redman

Page from a book by Robert Redman: c.1525
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 30cm

Full image caption

Page from a book printed by Robert Redman. There is text at the top and below a woodcut of the baby Jesus with a decorative border. Baby Jesus is sitting and is shown wearing a cloak and holding an orb in his left hand. This imprint from a text by the printer Robert Redman tells us that his business premises were located at the "Syne of the George", Temple Bar in the parish of St Clement Danes. The text itself, now missing, was an edition of "De termino sancti Michaelis, anno regni Regis Henrici Sexti", which was published in 1526. Redman specialized in legal publishing and in 1527 moved premises to Fleet Street near his main rival, Richard Pynson. Redman was a prolific publisher. He printed 203 editions between 1523 and 1540, and these include herbals, saints' lives and devotional works in addition to his main output of legal texts.

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1525 AD - 1525 AD
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