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Edmund Curll, bookseller

Author: Paul Baines; Pat Rogers
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Edmund Curll was a one-man publishing firm, a figure notorious in his day and something of a comic figure ever since thanks to his enmity with Alexander Pope. This biography of his life gives an account of his varied and distinctive publishing output.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Baines, Paul, 1961-
Edmund Curll, bookseller.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007296413
Named Person: Edmund Curll; Alexander Pope; Edmund Curll; Alexander Pope
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Baines; Pat Rogers
ISBN: 9780191535352 0191535354 1281164828 9781281164827
OCLC Number: 560565951
Description: 1 online resource (x, 388 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Contents; List of Illustrations; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Beginnings (1683-1706); 2. In Business (1707-1710); 3. The Four Last Years of Queen Anne (1710-1714); 4. Trading Blows (1714-1716); 5. The Devil's Scout (1716-1718); 6. Curlicism Displayed (1717-1720); 7. Antiquities and Politics (1717-1722); 8. Trials (1722-1728); 9. Tribulations (1726-1728); 10. The Dunciad (1728-1730); 11. Going it Alone (1728-1732); 12. Covent Garden Drollery (1732-1734); 13. Mr Pope's Literary Correspondence (1734-1736); 14. Gold from Dirt (1737-1742); 15. Closing the Books (1741-1747); Afterword. Appendix 1. Curll's WillAppendix 2. Curll's Payments to Authors; Notes; Index of Curll's Publication; General Index.
Responsibility: Paul Baines and Pat Rogers.

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