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A new and general biographical dictionary : containing an historical and critical acount of the lives and writings of the most eminent persons in every nation; particularly the British and Irish; from the earliest accounts of time to the present period : wherein their remarkable actions and sufferings, their virtues, parts, and learning, are accurately displayed : with a catalogue of their literary productions.
edition
A new edition, in fifteen volumes, greatly enlarged and improved.
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London : Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, J. Johnson, J. Nichols, J. Sewell, H.L. Gardner, F. and C. Rivington, W. Otridge and Son, G. Nicol, E. Newbery, Hookham and Carpenter, R. Faulder, W. Chapman and Son, J. Deighton, D. Walker, J. Anderson, T. Payne, J. Lowndes, P. Macqueen, J. Walker, T. Egerton, T. Cadell, jun. and W. Davies, R. Edwards, Vernor and Hood, J. Nunn, Murray and Highley, T.N. Longman, Lee and Hurst, and J. White, 1798.
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15 volumes ; 21 cm. (8vo)
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London : Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, J. Johnson, J. Nichols, J. Sewell, H.L. Gardner, F. and C. Rivington, W. Otridge and Son, G. Nicol, E. Newbery, Hookham and Carpenter, R. Faulder, W. Chapman and Son, J. Deighton, D. Walker, J. Anderson, T. Payne, J. Lowndes, P. Macqueen, J. Walker, T. Egerton, T. Cadell, jun. and W. Davies, R. Edwards, Vernor and Hood, J. Nunn, Murray and Highley, T.N. Longman, Lee and Hurst, and J. White, 1798.
general note
Revised by William Tooke (volumes 1-5), Robert Nares and William Beloe (volumes 6-15) from the edition of 1761-62.
local note
Victoria University Library: Each volume has part of an armorial bookplate on inside front cover; and is stamped C.M. Burges on first fly-leaf of each volume.
catalogue key
6149421
 
Gift to Victoria University Library. Bentley, G.E., Jr. 2005/10/01.

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