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Name Description Persons
Author

The person responsible for the creation of the work.

19314
Bookseller

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

1162
Compiler

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

115
Composer

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

50
Contributor

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

3800
Copyright Holder 176
Editor

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

833
Engraver

The person responsible for turning an illustration into an engraving.

1173
Illustrator

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

386
Introducer

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

109
Printer

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

2317
Publisher

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

2808
Translator

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

656