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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

Catalog Data

Author:
Nichols, John 1745-1826  Search this
Engraver:
Basire, James 1730-1802  Search this
Former owner:
Clark, Charles 1806-1880 DSI  Search this
Curteis, Edward Barrett 1804-1879 DSI  Search this
D'Arley, Wm. Fred. DSI  Search this
Gathorne-Hardy, Edward 1901-1978 DSI  Search this
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library DSI  Search this
Subject:
Bowyer, William 1699-1777  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 232, 231*-232*, 233-512, 521-666 p., [1] leaf of plates : port ; 27 cm. (4to)
Type:
Bibliography
Early
Biography
Place:
England
London
Date:
1782
MDCCLXXXII [1782]
18th century
Notes:
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.
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-2F⁴ 2G⁶ (-2G6) 2H⁴-4L⁴ 4M⁶ (-4M6) 4N²-4Q².
Leaf 4C2 is mis-signed as 4D2.
ESTC (online) T58716
Topic:
English literature  Search this
Printers  Search this
Call number:
Z232.B79 N53 1782
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_924344