Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing Biographical Memoirs of 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, Volume 8 (Google eBook)

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John Nichol's Biographical and Literary Anecdotes
Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century; Comprizing. Biographical Memoirs of William Bowyer, Printer, fsa, and Many of His Learned Friends; ...
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Special Collections - The Eighteenth Century
In a more gossipy vein, readers will find the nine volumes of Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century by John Nichols, as well as the works by William ...
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Rev Nicolas Tindal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
... a b c d Nichols, John (1812) Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century, Vol IX: 'Genealogy of the Family of Tindal of Northumberland, Devon & Essex'. ...
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Ignatius Sancho: A Bibliography
Nichols, John, Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century, vol. 9, pp. 682-3. An important letter from William Stevenson describing Sancho. ...
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Attributions of Authorship in the Gentleman's Magazine, 1731-1868
Note 26: John Nichols, Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century (9 vols.; London, 1812-15) 6: 259. Note 27: GM 42 (1772): 255-256. ...
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NOTES AND QUERIES.
5*3. V. FEB. 26. 76.] NOTES AND QUERIES. 169. THE OFFICE OF POET TO THE CITT OF LONDON. —In Nichols's Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth. Century (ed. ...
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Blackwell Publishing Ltd Oxford, UK HISR Historical Research 0950 ...
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