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Tangena, Johannes (fl. 1683-88) Dutch. Publisher and copyist; working in Leiden at least in 1683-88. Presumably related to the publisher of the same name who flourished in the late 16th/early 17th century.

Tauuel, Michel (active 1692) Publisher. Address: the Signe of the Golden Crosse near the Savoy in the Strand.

Taylor, Randall (active 1664-1700) A minor bookseller in St Martin's-Le-Grand near St Leonard's Churchyard. He published one book in 1664, and the latest notice is an entry in the Term catalogue for 1700. He published a few large prints. In the Term Catalogue for November 1683 he listed 'a true description of the strange wonderful She-Elephant which arrived in London August 1, 1683 with a true portraiture', and 'The history of the new Plot ... in one sheet'. In 1691 he issued 'The Royal Orange-Tree' using an address at Stationers' Hall.

Taylor, Thomas (active 1700-20s) Published mezzotint portraits and maps. Bibliography: Sarah Tyacke, London Map-Sellers 1660-1720 (London, 1978), p. 144.

Taylor, Will (active 1710) Publisher.

Tempest, Pierce (1653-1717) The most interesting London print publisher of the 1680s and 1690s. Tempest was the sixth son of a family of landed gentry in Tong in Yorkshire; his eldest brother George was to become the first baronet and lived in Broughton Hall. He was responsible for the most interesting series of prints of this period, Laroon's Cries, as well as a great range of other material, though he never published a catalogue and so his output remains to be reconstructed. In his later years he spent more time dealing than publishing, and was a principal supplier to the Talmans. One letter to his friend Francis Place dated 1686 survives, and throws much light on his business: 'Though the ladies have solely left painting mezzotintos [a comment on the vogue for colouring and glass prints], yet they do sell a little - especially fancies, heads [portraits] and bawdy, so I am providing three or four new ones against the Term [the next publishing season, hence the 'Term' catalogues]: two Queens [Mary of Modena, just come to the throne], a new confession, two fancys after Laroon. A gent has lent me a Presbyterian meeting of the same man, which [Paul] van Somer is etching and graving together; it will be rather bigger than the Quakers, it may sell. We are on the old terms, half money half mezzotintos [i.e. Place was to be paid half in cash and half in prints for the work he was doing for Tempest] ... Barlow is now beginning with some of the large designs of birds, I will have a plate ready against you come up. I have had a Scotch Lord my customer for prints and drawings; he is got 20s into my debt if I can but get it. ... Remember to bring Barlow's six drawings with you, I believe we may have them enlarged to the bigger size ... Hoping you have had a merry Christmas. For my part I have left off wine and strong drink to a plate of new milk at night. I am your assured friend. P.Tempest'. This shows how readily Tempest switched from one sort of print to another, from portraits to bawdy, from satire to birds, and from etching to mezzotint. Tempest's adaptability went much further than this. In another letter to Place in 1693 he says he knows a chapman who wants to buy Barlow's drawings off Place for 5s apiece, while in 1708 he is being used as middleman by Talman to arrange the despatch of three gallons of punch to Talman's house at Ranworth in Norfolk. The cordiality of his contacts with his clients shows that all were of the same social group, and shared the same sense of humour.

Tomlyn, G (17th cent.) Publisher.

Tompson, Richard (active 1659-93) Dealer, auctioneer and mezzotint publisher. His plates are mostly after Lely, and can be dated to the late 1670s. He does not seem to have made them himself, but to have relied on Jan van Somer or someone similar. Bibliography: Antony Griffiths, 'Early Mezzotint Publishing in England: Peter Lely, Tompson and Browne', in Print Quarterly, 7 (1990), pp. 130-45.

Tonson, Jacob, the elder (1655/56-1736) Major book publisher, succeeded by his nephew of the same name (1682-1735) whose son Jacob Tonson (1714-1767) continued the business.

Tonson, Jacob, the younger (1682-1735) Worked with his uncle, Jacob Tonson the elder.

Tooke, B (active 1683) Publisher. Related to Arthur Tooker?

Tooker, Arthur (active 1664-87) Tooker was one of the main publishers of good-quality prints in London in the years immediately after the Restoration. The first sign of his activity is a trade card, etched by Gaywood, dated 1664 (referred to in Pennington under no. 2450a; see 1900,1019.233; an impression is in the BL copy of the 1669 edition of Browne's Ars Pictoriae). Tooker was one of the publishers of both the 1669 and 1675 editions of Browne's book, and in the 1675 edition he bound in at the back a sheet catalogue, which gives invaluable information about his publications at that time (see Griffiths, no.146). It reads: 'A catalogue of plates, the prints whereof are useful for gentlemen, artists, and gentlewomen, and school-mistresses works, sold by Arthur Tooker, stationer at the Globe over against Salisbury House in the Strand, where you may have choice of maps, and also Italian, German, and Low Countrey prints, Indian ink, abortive skins [i.e. rubbers], all sorts of paintings, and all stationary wares'. The list that follows is divided into four sections: plates by Arnold de Jode; plates etched by Gaywood after Barlow and others; etchings by Gaywood, Place and Hollar; and 'several sorts of plates by divers authors' (the sheet is reproduced in Griffiths p. 216). He was also the publisher of the undated 'Quaker's Meeting' (BMSat 156). In 1675 Tooker dedicated his edition of Zeeman's set of etchings of shipping to Samuel Pepys (Bartsch V 141.107-118, fourth state), although he is not mentioned in Pepys's Diary. On 3 March 1680 he advertised in Mercurius Anglicus a travelling map of England, giving an address 'over aginst Ivy-Bridge in the Strand'. He also printed the second state of Vandrebanc's head of Charles II after Gascar in 1680 (Griffiths no. 148), describing himself in the lettering as 'seller of paper, prints, mapps and paintings at the Royal Hand and Globe at Charing Cross. This move from the Globe was announced at length in the London Gazette of 23 June 1681, which adds the detail that the new shop was at the corner of St Martin's Lane. Various advertisements dated between 1680 and 1681 give further information. In the London Gazette for 14 November 1681 he was selling tickets for a dinner in aid of the sons of the clergy at Merchant Taylors' Hall. This is the last trace of his activity, and it is not known what became of him or who acquired his plates.

Tuckey, Humphrey (17th cent.) Print publisher.

Turner, Matthew (active 1673-83) Publisher in High Holborn, London.

Tuttell, Thomas (active 1674-1702) Maker of mathematical instruments in London. Also publisher of a pack of mathematical playing cards.