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British biography; or, An accurate and impartial account of the lives and writings of eminent persons, in Great Britain and Ireland; from Wickliff, who begun 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 can be collected from History, Family Memoirs, and Records,will be related; a Catalogue and Specimen of their Writings given, with occasional Remarks; and their Characters delineated with Freedom and Impartiality. ...

  • Towers, Joseph, 1737-1799.
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British biography. Vol. 1-7


[Sherborne] : Printed for R. Goadby; and sold by Richard Baldwin and William Lee, London, MDCCLXVI-M,DCC,LXXII [1766-1772]

Physical description

7v.,plates : ports. ; 8⁰.

References note

ESTC T144147

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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