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The Biographical Dictionary; or, Complete historic library.

Containing the lives of the most celebrated personages of Great Britain and Ireland, whether admirals, generals, poets, statesmen, philosophers, or divines.

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Published by Printed for F. Newbery in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Biography -- Dictionaries.,
  • Ireland -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA work replete with instruction and entertainment, by a society of gentlemen.
    GenreBiography, Dictionaries.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination812 p.
    Number of Pages812
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22852031M
    OCLC/WorldCa12896417

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