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Biog. Dict., çala (23  July  1799) Authors not namedThe biographical dictionary; or, Complete historic library. Containing the lives of the most celebrated personages of Great Britain and Ireland, whether admirals, generals, poets, statesmen, philosophers, or divines. 1780
‘A work replete with instruction and entertainment, by a society of gentlemen.'
Author unknownA new and general biographical dictionary; containing an historical and critical account 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 or sufferings, their virtues, parts, and learning are accurately displayed; with a catalogue of their literary productions. 1761-1762
WG's sale catalog lists:
Biographical Dictionary, 15 vol. 1798 (item 53).

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