From Book Owners Online
Nicholas WANTON 1544?-1618
A member of the Grocers’ Company in London, who lived and died in York in the late 16th/early 17th century.
A number of surviving books in American libraries with Wanton’s inscription, motto and numbering system suggest that he had a library of at least 900 volumes.
- Williams, F. B. John Bodenham, Studies in philology 31 (1934) 198-214, 213-4.