An Historical and Classical Dictionary: containing the lives and characters of the most eminent and learned persons, in every age and nation, from the earliest period to the present time.

  • Noorthouck, John
  • London: Printed for W. Strahan, and T. Cadell 1776
  • ESTC T136129.


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2 vols., 8vo, ff. [195]; [185]. Contemporary tree calf, spines divided by gilt rolls, green and red morocco labels, other compartments with cornerpieces and central star tools enclosed by circles all gilt. Some light toning and spotting. Extremities rubbed, spine ends a little worn, joints cracking but sound. Armorial bookplate of J. Kirkby to front pastedowns, with his ownership inscription also.


An attractively-bound copy of this copious reference, compiled by John Noorthouck (1732-1816), also known for his history of London (1773).

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