a company or guild of the city of London composed of booksellers, printers, dealers in writing materials, etc., incorporated in 1557.
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How to use Stationers' Company in a sentence
The books of the London stationers company record the names of 59 persons exercising the trade as master printers.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
The Stationers Company, founded in 1555, obtained its monopoly at the price of severe restrictions.
On the score of antiquity the Stationers Company may be first mentioned.Printers' Marks | William Roberts
Until 1779 the printing of almanacks was also restricted to the universities and the Stationers Company.Cambridge | Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
British Dictionary definitions for Stationers' Company
a guild, established by Royal Charter from Queen Mary in 1557, composed of booksellers, printers, etc
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