|Author:||Stationers' Company (London, England)|
|Title:||An ordinance ordained, devised, and made by the Master, and Keepers or Wardens, and commonalty of the mystery or art of Stationers of the City of London for the well governing of that society.|
|Publication info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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An ordinance ordained, devised, and made by the Master, and Keepers or Wardens, and commonalty of the mystery or art of Stationers of the City of London for the well governing of that society.
Stationers' Company (London, England), Guilford, Francis North, 1637-1685., Pemberton, Francis, 1624-1697., Saunders, Edmund, d. 1683.
London: printed for the Company of Stationers, 168
An ordinance approved by the Keeper of the Great Seal, the Lord Chief Justice of Kings Bench, and the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas for the registration of all publishing with the Stationers Company "to prevent the printing and publishing of treasonable, seditious, and scandalous books, .. ".
Signed at end: F. North, C.S. Edm. Saunders. Fr. Pemberton.
Dated at end: Tenth day of February, .. 1682 [i.e. 1683]. North was made Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, 20 Dec. 1682; Sauders was made Lord Chief Justice in Jan. 1683.
Wing gives date: 1682.
Imprint year probably given according to Lady Day dating; copy cataloged has torn title page affecting imprint date.
Copy filmed has torn title page affecting imprint.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Censorship -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Publishers and publishing -- England -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Booksellers and bookselling -- England -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Press law -- Sources -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
At an Assembly of the Master, and Keepers or Wardens, and Commonalty of Mystery or Art of STATIO∣NERS of the City of LONDON, held at their Common Hall in the Parish of St. Martin Ludgate, in the Ward of Farringdon within London, on Wednes∣day the Sixth day of December, Anno Dom. One Thousand Six Hundred Eighty and Two, For the well-governing of the Members of this Company, the Law and Ordinance hereafter mentioned, was then made, enacted, and ordained by the Master, and Keepers or Wardens, and Commonalty of the Mystery or Art of STATIONERS of the City of LONDON, in manner and form following, viz.