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Lizars, Daniel <engraver bookseller and stationer, Edinburgh> (1811 - 1832)
Record Identifier
cni00055413
Headings
Lizars, Daniel <engraver bookseller and stationer, Edinburgh> [NLS-SBTI]
Dates of Activity
1811-1832
General Notes
Son of Daniel Lizars (1754-1812) and Margaret Home. Born 24 May 1793. 'Invented a method of engraving upon copper to imitate a woodcut, the first specimen of which appeared in the frontispiece to “Peter's Letters to his Kinsfolk” June 1819.' “Timperley 871”; engraved advertisement Edin Dir 1824. bankrupt “Johnstone's Monthly Register August 1832”. The papers of his sequestration in 1832 are in the SRO (Court of Session Productions CS96/4599). Emigrated to Canada in 1833.
Activity
engraver bookseller and stationer
bookseller and publisher (1825)
bookseller, mapseller and stationer (1826-1830)
Last Change: 2014-03-14
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