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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Lives of those eminent antiquaries John Leland, Thomas Hearne, and Anthony à Wood.
Oxford, J. and J. Fletcher [etc.] 1772
|Named Person:||John Leland; John Leland|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Huddesford; Thomas Warton; Thomas Hearne; Anthony à Wood
|Notes:||Part II of V. 1 has special t.p.: The life of Mr. Thomas Hearne ... from his own manuscript copy ... Oxford, 1772.
Edited by W. Huddesford and T. Warton.
The life of Leland is by Huddesford; the lives of Hearne and à Wood are autobiographical with additions.
|Description:||2 volumes frontispieces, plates (some folded) portrait 23 cm|
|Contents:||Vol. I, pt. I. The life of John Leland ... to which is added: I. The antient treatise of Leland's New Years gyfte to K. Henry, with the commentaries of J. Bale, first printed in the year 1549 [reprint of The laboryouse journey & search of John Leylande ... Emprented at London, 1549]; II. A summary account of the said J. Bale. pt. II. The life of Mr. Thomas Hearne.--vol. II. The life of Mr. Anthony à Wood.|
|Responsibility:||In which are occasionally inserted, memoirs relating to many eminent persons, and various parts of literature. Also several engravings of antiquity, never before published ...|