Evans, Samuel (New York, NY)
Bookbinder and Stationer
Between the Old-Slip and Coenties Market
New York 1.
* Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand" from: "Bookbinding in America" Lehmann-Haupt ed. 1967. pg.105.
1761) 'Samuel Evans, Book-Binder from London; Begs leave to inform the Gentlemen of this City, That he still carries on his Business at his House, next Door to Mr. Doughty's Taylor, in Beaver-Street, Where all Gentlemen and others may depend on having their Work done in the neatest and best Manner, either in Morocco, Calf, or Sheep-Skin, By their very humble Servant. Samuel Evans"The New York Gazette or the Weekly Post-Boy, June 11, 1761. The Arts and Crafts in New York, The New York Historical Society, 1936, vol. LXIX, pg. 244.
(1765). Catalouge of Ornamental Leather Bookbindings Executed in America prior to 1850 pg. 100.
(1765) Journal of Early Southern Decorative Arts, vol. 25 no. 1. 1999. Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts identification number: 71037