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OF THE

EIGHTEENTH CENTURY;

COMPRIZING
Biographical Memoirs

WILLIAM BOWYER, PRINTER, F.S.A.

AND MANY OF HIS LEARNED FRIENDS;

AN INCIDENTAL VIEW
OF THE PROGRESS AND ADVANCEMENT OF LITERATURE

IN THIS KINGDOM DURING THE LAST CENTURY;

AND
BIOGRAPHICAL ANECDOTES

OF A CONSIDERABLE NUMBER OF

EMINENT WRITERS AND INGENIOUS ARTISTS;

WITH A VERY COPIOUS INDEX.

BY JOHN NICHOLS, F. S. A.

IN SIX VOLUMES.

VOLUME 1.

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR,
BY XICHOLS, SON, AND BENTLEY, AT CICERO'S HEAD,
ARD-LION-PASSAGE, FLEET-STREET.

1812.

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HARVARD COLLEGE LERARY
FROM THE LIERARY OF
ERNEST LEWIS GAY

JUNE 15, 1927

La TO

JAMES BINDLEY, Esq. M. A. F. S. A.

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