A NEW And GENERAL BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY; Containing an Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation; Particularly the British and Irish; From the Earliest Accounts of Time to the Present Period. Wherein Their Remarkable Actions and Sufferings, Their Virtues, Parts, and Learning are Accurately Displayed; With a Catalogue of Their Literary Productions. A New Edition, in Twelve Volumes.
London: Printed for W. Strahan, et al. 1784. 1st edition thus, "Greatly Enlarged and Improved." 12 volumes. 8vo. Period purple half calf with purple cloth boards. NB. Vol XII label states through WRI, when in fact the volume completes the alphabet, with Z. Some binding wear. Labels chipped. A couple volumes with split front hinge. A useable About VG set. Item #36810