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The Resource Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century : comprizing biographical memoirs of William Bowyer, printer, F.S.A. and many of his learned friends; an incidental view of the progress and advancement of literature in this kingdom during the last century; and biographical anecdotes of a considerable number of eminent writers and ingenious artists; with a very copious index, By John Nichols, F.S.A

Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century : comprizing biographical memoirs of William Bowyer, printer, F.S.A. and many of his learned friends; an incidental view of the progress and advancement of literature in this kingdom during the last century; and biographical anecdotes of a considerable number of eminent writers and ingenious artists; with a very copious index, By John Nichols, F.S.A

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Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century : comprizing biographical memoirs of William Bowyer, printer, F.S.A. and many of his learned friends; an incidental view of the progress and advancement of literature in this kingdom during the last century; and biographical anecdotes of a considerable number of eminent writers and ingenious artists; with a very copious index
Title
Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century
Title remainder
comprizing biographical memoirs of William Bowyer, printer, F.S.A. and many of his learned friends; an incidental view of the progress and advancement of literature in this kingdom during the last century; and biographical anecdotes of a considerable number of eminent writers and ingenious artists; with a very copious index
Statement of responsibility
By John Nichols, F.S.A
Creator
Contributor
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1745-1826
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nichols, John
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Language note
Primarily English; includes numerous passages in Latin
LC call number
PR443
LC item number
.N52 1812
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1785-1868
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bentley, Samuel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bowyer, William
  • Bowyer, William
  • Spalding Club (Aberdeen, Scotland)
  • Stationers' Company (London, England)
  • Eighteenth century
  • English literature
  • Authors, English
  • Printers
  • Booksellers and bookselling
  • English newspapers
  • Literature
  • Literature
  • Authors, English
  • Booksellers and bookselling
  • Eighteenth century
  • English literature
  • English newspapers
  • Printers
  • Societies
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Label
Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century : comprizing biographical memoirs of William Bowyer, printer, F.S.A. and many of his learned friends; an incidental view of the progress and advancement of literature in this kingdom during the last century; and biographical anecdotes of a considerable number of eminent writers and ingenious artists; with a very copious index, By John Nichols, F.S.A
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Publication
Note
  • Preface to v. 7 signed: S.B. [i.e. Samuel Bentley]
  • Vol. 7 in 2 parts: pt. 1 (published 1813) contains indexes to v. 1-6; pt. 2 (published 1816) contains indexes to v. 8-9
  • Irregularities in pagination: v. 2, page 469 misnumbered 466, page numbers 623, 624 and 625 appear on one page as "623-625"; v. 3, pages 316 and 669 misnumbered 616 and 689 respectively, page 586 unnumbered; v. 5, pages 152-153 misnumbered 154-155, pages 273*-274* inserted between pages 274 and 275; v. 6, iii misnumbered ii, page numbers 130, 131 and 132 appear on one page as "130-132," page numbers 497-596 omitted from sequence; v. 8, page numbers *353-*368 inserted between 352 and 353
  • Each volume has table of contents
  • Pedigree of Gale; v. 4, fold. geneal. table: p. 536
  • Pedigree of the Marklands: v. 4, fold. geneal. table: p. 656
  • "A genealogy of the family of Tindal": v. 9, p. 302-304
  • Vol. 8 has double frontispiece
  • An expansion of Biographical and literary anecdotes of William Bowyer (1782) cf. Dictionary of national biography
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. Typographical anecdotes of Mr. Bowyer's press 1699 to 1731. Essays and illustrations -- v. 2. Annals of Mr. Bowyer's press 1732 to 1765. Essays and illustrations -- v. 3. Annals of Mr. Bowyers press 1766 to 1777. First publication of his Memoirs, and other works. Essays and illustrations [including: History of the Stationers' company; A list of their various benefactors; Progress of selling books by catalogues; Printers and booksellers] -- v. 4. Essays and illustrations [including: On the first printed polyglotts; Of public news and weekly papers; History of the origin of pamphlets] -- v. 5. Essays and illustrations [including: History of lexicons, and anecdotes of eminent lexicographers; Memoirs of eminent antiquaries, friends and patrons of Mr. Bowyer] -- v. 6. Account of the gentlemen's society at Spalding. History of the Peterborough society. Letters on the origin of the Society of antiquaries. Memoirs -- v. 7. pt. 1. Index to vols. 1-6. pt. 2. Index to vols. 8-9 -- v. 8-9. Anecdotes
Dimensions
23 cm. (8vo)
Extent
9 v., [32] leaves of plates
Lccn
11032672
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., facsims., geneal. tables, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)1138961
Label
Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century : comprizing biographical memoirs of William Bowyer, printer, F.S.A. and many of his learned friends; an incidental view of the progress and advancement of literature in this kingdom during the last century; and biographical anecdotes of a considerable number of eminent writers and ingenious artists; with a very copious index, By John Nichols, F.S.A
Link
Publication
Note
  • Preface to v. 7 signed: S.B. [i.e. Samuel Bentley]
  • Vol. 7 in 2 parts: pt. 1 (published 1813) contains indexes to v. 1-6; pt. 2 (published 1816) contains indexes to v. 8-9
  • Irregularities in pagination: v. 2, page 469 misnumbered 466, page numbers 623, 624 and 625 appear on one page as "623-625"; v. 3, pages 316 and 669 misnumbered 616 and 689 respectively, page 586 unnumbered; v. 5, pages 152-153 misnumbered 154-155, pages 273*-274* inserted between pages 274 and 275; v. 6, iii misnumbered ii, page numbers 130, 131 and 132 appear on one page as "130-132," page numbers 497-596 omitted from sequence; v. 8, page numbers *353-*368 inserted between 352 and 353
  • Each volume has table of contents
  • Pedigree of Gale; v. 4, fold. geneal. table: p. 536
  • Pedigree of the Marklands: v. 4, fold. geneal. table: p. 656
  • "A genealogy of the family of Tindal": v. 9, p. 302-304
  • Vol. 8 has double frontispiece
  • An expansion of Biographical and literary anecdotes of William Bowyer (1782) cf. Dictionary of national biography
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. Typographical anecdotes of Mr. Bowyer's press 1699 to 1731. Essays and illustrations -- v. 2. Annals of Mr. Bowyer's press 1732 to 1765. Essays and illustrations -- v. 3. Annals of Mr. Bowyers press 1766 to 1777. First publication of his Memoirs, and other works. Essays and illustrations [including: History of the Stationers' company; A list of their various benefactors; Progress of selling books by catalogues; Printers and booksellers] -- v. 4. Essays and illustrations [including: On the first printed polyglotts; Of public news and weekly papers; History of the origin of pamphlets] -- v. 5. Essays and illustrations [including: History of lexicons, and anecdotes of eminent lexicographers; Memoirs of eminent antiquaries, friends and patrons of Mr. Bowyer] -- v. 6. Account of the gentlemen's society at Spalding. History of the Peterborough society. Letters on the origin of the Society of antiquaries. Memoirs -- v. 7. pt. 1. Index to vols. 1-6. pt. 2. Index to vols. 8-9 -- v. 8-9. Anecdotes
Dimensions
23 cm. (8vo)
Extent
9 v., [32] leaves of plates
Lccn
11032672
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., facsims., geneal. tables, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)1138961

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