A Biographical Dictionary of the Living Authors of Great Britain and Ireland; Comprising literary memoirs and anecdotes of their lives; and a chronological register of their publications, with the number of ediutions printed.

  • Watkins, John and Frederick Shoberl
  • London: Printed for Henry Colburn 1816
  • Bentley, Blake Books, 2929.


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FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. viii, 449, [1]. Untrimmed in original grey paper boards, backed in matching grey paper, printed paper label to spine. Intermittent spotting and some dustsoiling. Boards lightly marked, a touch of wear to extremities, short tear to head of rear joint.


An early biographical reference to a number of Romantic authors, including Byron, Coleridge, and Wordsworth, and a significant mention of William Blake. Scarce in original boards.

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