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Name Description Persons
Attributed to

To be used when a work is falsely attributed.

1
Author

The person responsible for the creation of the work.

21965
Bookseller

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

1523
Compiler

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

118
Composer

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

55
Contributor

A person who contributed to a work in some way. Used when no more specific term was supplied.

2422
Copyright Holder

The person who is identified in the Copyright Statement as owning the copyright. This data has come from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue; titles published outside of the United States usually do not indicate the copyright holder.

139
Editor

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

848
Engraver

The person responsible for turning an illustration into an engraving.

1139
Illustrator

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

374
Introducer

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

127
Printer

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

1614
Publisher

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

2254
Translator

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

701