Name Description Persons
Author

The person responsible for the creation of the work.

13467
Bookseller

 Indicates the person running the firm that sold the work. This role is included if the firm is female-run.

240
Compiler

The person who selected the works contained within a text. Usually applies to anthologies and collections.

47
Composer

The person responsible for the composition of music, most often in a play or psalm. 

12
Editor

The person who selected, revised, and arranged the work for print.

436
Engraver

The person responsible for turning an illustration into an engraving.

91
Illustrator

 The person who created the image from which any engravings were created. Usually different than the Engraver.

108
Introducer

 The person who composed the introduction or any prefatory material for the work. Must be a different person than the author.

51
Printer

Indicates the person running the firm that printed the work. This role is included if the firm is female-run.

340
Publisher

Indicates the person running the firm for whom the work was printed. This role is included if the firm is female-run.

1061
Translator

The person who is responsible for translating the text from one language to another.

505