Isaac Taylor, the elder

Born: 1730
Died: 1807
Engraver, illustrator, and bookseller. Studied in Worcester; active in London. Director of the Society of Artists (1772-3); last Secretary of the Society of Artists (1775 - c. 1783). Bought business of booksellers/publishers A. and H. Webley (1770), and renamed it The Architectural Library (1787). Brother of engraver James Taylor (1737/8-1790); father of Charles Taylor (1756-1823), Isaac Taylor (1759-1829), bookseller Josiah Taylor (1761-1834).
Works of Art: 0
Books: 7
Archives: 6
Green, Valentine, A.R.A.   A Survey Of The City of Worcester, Containing, The Ecclesiastical and Civil Government thereof, as originally founded, and the present Administration as since reformed. Comprehending Also The msot material Parts of its History, from its Foundation to the present Time. Extracted from the best Authorities. Together With and Account of whatever is most remarkable for Grandeur, Elegance, Curiosity, or Use, in this antient City. The Whole Embellished with Sixteen Copper-Plates of Perspective Views of the Public Buildings, &c. engraved from original Drawings, taken on purpose for this Work. [Epigraph] - By Valentine Green, of Worcester. - - Worcester: [1764]   
Soane, John, R.A.   Plans · Elevations · And · Sections · Of · Buildings · Executed · In · The · Counties · Of · Norfolk · Suffolk · Yorkshire · Staffordshire · Warwickshire · Hertfordshire · Et · Caetera · By · Iohn · Soane · Architect · Member · Of · The · Royal · Academies · Of · Parma · And · Florence · - · London · [1788]   
Chambers, Ephraim   Cyclopædia: Or, An Universal Dictionary Of Arts And Sciences. Containing An Explanation of the Terms, and an Account Of The Several Subjects, In The Liberal And Mechanical Arts, And The Sciences, Human and Divine. Intended as a Course of Ancient and Modern Learning. By E. Chambers, F.R.S. ... With The Supplement, And Modern Improvements, Incorporated in one Alphabet. By Abraham Rees, D.D. In Four Volumes. Volume The First. (Fifth.) - London [1786]   
The Holy Bible, Containing The Old Testament And The New; With The Apocrypha: Translated out of the Original Tongues, With Annotations.   - Birmingham; [1772]   
Richardson, George   Iconology; Or, A Collection Of Emblematical Figures; Containing Four Hundred And Twenty-four Remarkable Subjects, Moral And Instructive; In Which Are Displayed The Beauty Of Virtue And Deformity Of Vice. The Figures Are Engraved By The Most Capital Artists, From Original Designs; With Explanations From Classical Authorities. By George Richardson , Architect. In Two Volumes. Volume First. - London: [1779]   
Chambers, William, R.A.   A Treatise On The Decorative Part Of Civil Architecture. Illustrated By Fifty Original, and Three Additional Plates, Engraved by Old Rooker, Old Fourdrinier, Charles Grignion, and other eminent Hands. - By Sir William Chambers, K. P. S. Surveyor General of His Majesty's Works; Treasurer, and Member of the Royal Academy of Arts in London; also of those of Paris, and Florence. FRS. FAS. FSSS. - The Third Edition, considerably augmented. - London; [1791]   
Vitruvius   The Architecture Of M. Vitruvius Pollio: Translated From The Original Latin, By William Newton, Architect. Volume The First. (Second.) - London: [1791]   
SA/43/45    Lord Kerry, Petersham, to Mr Taylor, Bookseller, 108 Hatton Garden, London    07 Dec 1807    Item   
SA/43/13    Isaac Taylor, Holborn, no. 306 near Chancery Lane, to John Lockwood Esq.    28 Sep 1776    Item   
SA/43/9    Secretary's notice to members on the ballot for officers and Directors    03 Oct 1775    Item   
SA/9/19    William Ashford, Dublin, to Isaac Taylor    14 Apr 1783    Item   
SA/9/17    J. H. Mortimer, Eastbourn, to [Isaac] Taylor    16 Oct 1775    Item   
SA    Incorporated Society of Artists of Great Britain, papers    1759-1807    Fonds