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us: Simmes, Valentine, active 1585-1622

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    • us: S., V. (Valentine Simmes), active 1585-1622
    • us: S., Val (Valentine Simmes), active 1585-1622
    • us: Sims, Val. (Valentine), active 1585-1622
    • us: Sims, Valentine, active 1585-1622
    • us: Symmes, Valentine, active 1585-1622
    • us: V. S. (Valentine Simmes), active 1585-1622
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        Simmes, Valentine, fl. 1585-1622
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      • found: A booke of the arte and manner how to plant ... 1596: (Imprinted in London, printer's name not given)
      • found: Further newes from Ostend, 1601: imprint on t.p. (V.S.)
      • found: Strigel, V. A third proceeding in the harmonie of King Davids harp, 1595: imprint on t.p. (Valentine Sims)
      • found: STC (2nd ed.) 17579 (Printed by Valentine Simmes)
      • found: McKerrow, R. A dictionary of printers and booksellers ... 1557-1640 (Valentine Simmes (or Symmes) printer active in London 1585-1622)
      • found: STC (2nd ed.): v. 3 (Simmes, Sims, Symmes, Valentine; printer and bookseller in London; 1594-1623; d. 1623?; after 1607 may have only worked as a journeyman; in 1612 was working for Ralph Blower)
      • found: A dict. of printers and booksellers in England, Scotland and Ireland, and of foreign printers of English books 1557-1640, 1910 (Simmes, or Symmes, Valentine; printer in London, 1585-1622?; 1. The White Swan in Addle or Addling Hill; 2. White Friars neere the Mulberry Tree, 1610; apprenticed for 8 years from Christmas 1576 to Henry Sutton, London stationer; frequently in trouble with authorities for activities; in 1589 arrested as one of the compositors of the Martin Marprelate press; 1622 prohibited by order of the High Commissioners from working as a master printer; printer of several of Shakespeare's works)
      • found: Loyer, P. A treatise of specters or straunge sights, visions, and apparitions appearing sensibly vnto men, 1605: imprint statement (Val S. [printer])
      • found: Montaigne, M. The essayes, or, Morall, politike and militarie discourses of Lo. Michaell de Montaigne, 1603: imprint statement (Val. Sims [printer])
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      • 1995-07-10: new
      • 2013-03-12: revised
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