A New and General Biographical Dictionary; containing An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons In every Nation…. Thomas OSBORNE.
A New and General Biographical Dictionary; containing An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons In every Nation…
A New and General Biographical Dictionary; containing An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons In every Nation…
A New and General Biographical Dictionary; containing An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons In every Nation…

A New and General Biographical Dictionary…
A New and General Biographical Dictionary; containing An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons In every Nation…

London: T. Osborne et al. 1766.

Eleven volumes, octavo; a most handsome set in contemporary speckled calf.

From Moses to contemporary men of fashion

This grave and ambitious work sets out to list the most famous and infamous individuals encountered in the histories and legends of all nations. Volume one commences starts with Aaron, the brother of Moses from the Old Testament; so begins a bewildering array of Oxford dons, saints, explorers and inventors, chosen and sketched with a view towards improving the reader by educative example.

This grave and ambitious work sets out to list the most famous and infamous individuals encountered in the histories and legends of all nations. Volume one commences starts with Aaron, the brother of Moses from the Old Testament; so begins a bewildering array of Oxford dons, saints, explorers and inventors, chosen and sketched with a view towards improving the reader by educative example.

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