Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century : comprizing biographical memoirs of William Bowyer, printer, F.S.A. and many of his learned friends, an incidental view of the progress and advancement of literature in this kingdom during the last century and biographical anecdotes of a considerable number of eminent writers and ingenious artists with a very copious index /

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Author / Creator:Nichols, John, 1745-1826.
Imprint:London : Printed for the author, by Nichols, son, and Bentley, 1812-16.
Description:9 v. : 2 facsims. (1 fold.), geneal. tables, plates, ports.
Series:Library of English literature ; LEL 22143-51.
Subject:Bowyer, William, -- 1699-1777.
Bowyer, William, -- 1699-1777.
Stationers' Company (London, England)
Spalding Club (Aberdeen, Scotland)
Spalding Club (Aberdeen, Scotland)
Stationers' Company (London, England)
English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Authors, English.
Authors, English -- Portraits.
Printers, English.
Booksellers and bookselling -- Great Britain.
English newspapers.
Learned institutions and societies -- Great Britain.
Authors, English.
Booksellers and bookselling.
English literature.
English newspapers.
Learned institutions and societies.
Great Britain.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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Other authors / contributors:Bentley, Samuel, 1785-1868.
Notes:Irregularities in pagination: v. 2, page 469 misnumbered 466, page numbers 623, 624 and 625 appear on one page as "623-625"; v. 3, pages 316 and 669 misnumbered 616 and 689 respectively, page 586 unnumbered; v. 5, pages 152-153 misnumbered 154-155, pages 273*-274* inserted between pages 274 and 275; v. 6, iii misnumbered ii, page numbers 130, 131 and 132 appear on one page as "130-132," page numbers 497-596 omitted from sequence; v. 8, page numbers *353-*368 inserted between 352 and 353.
Title-pages, vols. 1-6 state: "In six volumes."
Indexes: vol. 7, pt. 1 (published 1813) for volumes 1-6; pt. 2 (published 1816) for volumes 8-9.
Each volume has table of contents.
Pedigree of Gale; v. 4, fold. geneal. table: p. 536.
Pedigree of the Marklands: v. 4, fold. geneal. table: p. 656.
"A genealogy of the family of Tindal": v. 9, p. 302-304.
Preface to vol. 7 signed: S.B. [i.e. Samuel Bentley]
Vol. 8 has double frontispiece.
An expansion of Biographical and literary anecdotes of William Bowyer (1782) cf. Dictionary of national biography.
Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, inc., 1976. 9 microfiches : positive ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English literature ; LEL 22143-51)

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