Title: A New 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 the Literary Productions. A New Edition in Twelve Volumes, 1784
Author: Hugh James Rose
Publisher: London. Printed for W. Strahan, T. Payne
A late 18th century edition of Rose’s extensive biographical, being a new edition containing a preface to the 1761 edition, greatly enlarged and improved. This work contains entries on Agrippa, Francis Bacon, Anne Boleyn, and Julius Caesar, among others.
12 finely bound volume in octavo
On note of condition, these volumes are in good shape, with rubbing and wear to the bindings. There is minor foxing throughout.