Record ID:
35026736 (Libraries Australia Authorities)
Authority type:
  • Name.
Description conventions:
  • rda
LC number:
  • n 79007370
  • 1422~
  • Weald of Kent (England)
  • [1491,1492]
  • Westminster (London, England)
  • Printers Authors Translators Diplomats Merchants
Used for:
  • Caxton, William, ca. 1422-1491 or 2
  • BBC history Web site, May 5, 2008 historic figures (William Caxton (c.1422-1492); first English printer and a translator and importer of books into England; b. around 1422 in Kent; d. 1492)
  • Encyc. Britannica online, May 5, 2008 (William Caxton; b. c. 1422, Kent, England; d. 1491, London)
  •, May 5, 2008 dictionary (Caxton: 1. William, 1422?-91, English printer, translator, and author: est. first printing press in England 1476) encyclopedia (Caxton, William, c.1421-91, English printer, the first to print books in English)
  • MSN Encarta, via WWW, May 5, 2008 (William Caxton (1422?-1491), first English printer, born probably in Tenterden, Kent)
  • Oxford dict. of national biography, via WWW, May 23, 2008 (Caxton, William (1415x24-1492), printer, merchant, and diplomat, was the first Englishman to print books, bringing the printing press to England in 1475 or 1476; date of birth was between 1415 and 1424, possibly in the latter half of that period; "It is the churchwardens' accounts from St Margaret's which record his death, at Westminster Abbey. His burial is listed in the accounts for May 1491 to June 1492. From the position of the entry it is calculated that he died about March 1492")
  • The Catholic encyc., via WWW, May 5, 2008 (William Caxton; b. in the Weald of Kent, c. 1422; d. at Westminster, 1491; the first English printer and the introducer of the art of printing into England)
  • Wikipedia, May 5, 2008 (William Caxton (c. 1415~1422-c. Mar. 1492) was an English merchant, diplomat, writer and printer. He was the first English person to work as a printer and the first person to introduce a printing press into England. Caxton's date of birth is unknown, but records place it in the range 1415 to 1424. He was born in Kent )
Local system number:
  • (AuPaJTL)300300
  • abv00078909
  • 000000026866
Cataloguing source:
  • DLC eng rda DLC WaU NN WaU UPB DLC UPB
Authentication code:
  • kin