Biographia britannica literaria :
or, Biography of literary characters of Great Britain and Ireland, arranged in chronological order /
by Thomas Wright.
|Main Creator:||Wright, Thomas, 1810-1877.|
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London : J.W. Parker, 1842-1846.
"Published under the superintendence of the Council of the Royal society of literature."
"It is proposed by the Society, in continuing the work, to trace down the stream of British literature, in successive periods of time, to the close of the seventeenth century." Only these two volumes appeared, however.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Bibliographical list of editions of anonymous books in Anglo-Saxon, and of works specially illustrating the Anglo-Saxon language and history": [v. 1], p. 528-537.
Physical description: 2 v. ; 22 cm.
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