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Foulis, Robertlocked

(b Glasgow, April 20, 1707; d Edinburgh, June 2, 1776).
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Scottish printer and educator. He was of humble origin, but determined to become a printer. In 1739 he went to Paris where he purchased fine and rare books that he sold in London for a profit. Two years later he had established a bookshop in Glasgow and began to print with such success that in ...

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