Biographical and literary anecdotes of William Bowyer, printer, F.S.A., and of many of his learned friends : containing an incidental view of the progress and advancement of literature in this kingdom, from the beginning of the present century to the end of the year MDCCLXXVII / by John Nichols, his apprentice, partner, and successor
viii, 232, 231*-232*, 233-512, 521-666 p.,  leaf of plates : port ; 27 cm. (4to)
The text and register are continuous, despite breaks in the pagination. Numbers 513-520 have been omitted from the pagination without loss of text.
The frontispiece port. is signed: Jacobus Basire ad vivum del. et sculp.
"List of all the printing-houses in and about the cities of London and Westminster, together with the printers names, what news-papers they print ... also an account of the printing-houses in the several corporation towns in England [about the year 1724]": p. 535.