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Ryland, Edwd. (Edward), active approximately 1762–1775
Edward Ryland : copper plate printer in the Old Bailey near Ludgate Hill, London.
[London] : [Edward Ryland], [ca. 1760]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 27 x 20 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Acq. 2019513j
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Edward Ryland, active in the Old Bailey and likely the printer referenced in this advertisement, had a son also named Edward Ryland. The son, Edward Ryland, was apprenticed to his father, Edward Ryland, in 1754, indicating that the father was active from 1754 at least.
BAC: Handwritten inscription in graphite above the title.
Subject Terms:
Book industries and trade -- Great Britain.
Prayer books.
Printers -- Great Britain.
Booksellers' advertisements.
Copper engravings (visual works)

"Sells the following particulars viz: The best sett of cutts to the common prayer book everyet published, drawn by Mr. S. Wale and engraved by the greatest masters adapted for different sizes thereof viz, for the quarto prayer books at 10s, for the octavo Do. at 8s, for the large & small 12o Do. at 5s p. sett; a new engraved book of arithmetic by Wm. Kippax; a book of text copies by Do.; a book of round hand by Do.; a book of Italian hand by Do.; a book of alphabets of all the hands by Do.; a new copy book of engrossing hand; great variety of black lines to write streight without ruling; 24 views of shipping of the Royal Navy in different attitudes; a book of landskips and shipping; a drawing book by whatto; a time table for setting of clocks & watches every day in the year according to the new stile; variety of equation tables for watch makers; variety of letter files for merchants counting houses; great variety of borders for decorating rooms & screens; funeral tickets of different sorts; great variety of copy book covers; also of lottery pictures for children; the best blacklead and pencils; the best sealing wax & wafers; ladies compliment cards engraved & printed; the best french ground for etching; bottle labels for chymist, druggist, & apothecary's; prints indentures and all sorts of blank bonds."

"Members of Parliamt & other gentlemen may have their circular letters engrav'd & printed from their hand writing to the greatest exactness. NB copper plates, seals, & coats of arms engraved and arms painted."

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