William Parks was an 18th century printer and bookbinder serving both Virginia and Maryland. Parks serves as a focus of a few different studies on colonial bookbinding in America, and they are all available online!
- C. Clement Samford, The Bookbinder in Eighteenth-Century Williamsburg : An Account of His Life & Times, & of His Craft. (Williamsburg, VA: Colonial Williambsburg, 1959), https://hdl.handle.net/2027/uc1.b4197980.
- ——— & John M. Hemphill, “Bookbinding in Colonial Virginia,” Colonial Williamsburg Digital Library, 1990, http://research.history.org/DigitalLibrary/view/index.cfm?doc=ResearchReports\RR0024.xml.
- Lawrence C. Wroth, William Parks, Printer and Journalist of England and Colonial America,with a List of the Issues of His Several Presses and a Facsimile of the Earliest Virginia Imprint Known to Be in Existence, William Parks Club Publications 3 (Richmond: William Parks Club, 1926), https://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015088250876.
I just came across this monograph on Parks as well:
- A. Franklin Parks, William Parks: The Colonial Printer in the Transatlantic World of the Eighteenth Century (Penn State University Press, 2016). Google Books; Amazon