British biography; or, An accurate and impartial account of the lives and writings of eminent persons, in Great Britain and Ireland; from Wickliff, who began the Reformation by his writings, to the present time: whether statesmen, patriots, generals, admirals, philosophers, poets, lawyers, or divines. In which the several incidents and remarkable actions of their lives, and the particularities of their deaths, that could be collected from history, family memoirs, and records, are related; a catalogue of their writings given, with occasional remarks; and their characters delineated with freedom and impartiality. Vol. I.
- Towers, Joseph, 1737-1799.
- MDCCLXXIII 
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[Sherborne] : Printed for R. Goadby; and sold by R. Baldwin, in Pater-noster-Row; and J. Towers, near Cripplegate, London, MDCCLXXIII 
viii, , 12-424,  p., leaves of plates : ports. ; 8⁰.
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