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Author: Horace Walpole
Title: A catalogue of the royal and noble authors of England : with lists of their works ... : in two volumes (Volume 2)
Publisher: London : Printed for R. and J. Dodsley ..., and J. Graham ...

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Dedication signed: Horace Walpole
Includes index
Published 5 Dec. 1758, but dated 1759. --cf. Hazen
First edition was published at the Strawberry Hill Press in April 1758
A continuation was issued entitled 'Postscript to the royal and noble authors', 1786
John Adams Library incomplete: wanting v. 1
John Adams Library copy appears to be missing frontispiece in v. 2 is a copy of the original music for 'The voluntary before the march.' Reportedly, the frontispiece in v. 1 is an engraving by Grignion depicting the presentation of Earl Rivers and Caxton, his printer, to Edward IV
Some copies with misprint in running title on p. 74 of v. 1; other copies corrected at press
Includes 'Supplement' on p. 154-250 of v. 2
John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library
Includes bibliographical references and index
Hazen, A.T. Strawberry Hill
ESTC
Also available on microfilm
John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894


Contributor: John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
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