George Soaper

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George Soaper is recorded as the editor or publisher of a facsimile reprint of The institucion of a gentleman (1568), printed in 1839 by Charles Whittingham. "The Advertisement is signed: G.S., i.e. George Soaper. 100 copies were printed for presentation only."

Shelfmark W2/X-3-16
[Humfrey Braham]. The institucion of a gentleman. Anno Domini M.D.LXVIII. 1839.
Inscription on second front free endpaper by the editor, George Soaper: Mr Soaper having understood from Mrs Sutherland that Mr Hussey is pleased to think favourably of the little book, "the Institution of a Gentleman", he begs his Acceptance of the Copy which accompanies this. Stoke, Guildford 19 Feby. 1841.
Inscription on verso of front free endpaper: R. C. Hussey 1841
Inscription on verso of second front free endpaper: Presented to the Library of the Dean & Chapter of Canterbury by R.C. Hussey Esqre. 1877.
Presentation label on front free endpaper: by R.C. Hussey Esq. 1841 [erroneous date].