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The Harleian miscellany, or, A collection of scarce, curious, and entertaining pamphlets and tracts, as well in manuscript as in print, found in the late earl of Oxford's library, interspersed with historical, political, and critical notes.

Author: William OldysJohn MalhamEdith Goodkind RosenwaldRobert DuttonJoseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)All authors
Publisher: London : Printed for Robert Dutton, 1808-1811.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronologically arranged with the original Samuel Johnson introduction, this collection offers rare and entertaining tracts and pamphlets in manuscript and printed forms. Interspersed are historical, political and critical notes from the library of Edward Harley, second earl of Oxford. This collection was edited by Harley's secretary, William Oldys, and Samuel Johnson in the original edition, 1744-1746.
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Harleian miscellany; or, A collection of scarce, curious, and entertaining pamphlets and tracts, as well in manuscript as in print, found in the late earl of Oxford's library, interspersed with historical, political, and critical notes.
London, Printed for R. Dutton, 1808-11
(OCoLC)643714303
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Oldys; John Malham; Edith Goodkind Rosenwald; Robert Dutton; Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress); Lessing J. Rosenwald Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 30776079
Notes: Originally published 1744-1746. The pamphlets were selected and edited by William Oldys. Dr. Johnson supplied the preface. Cf. Dictionary of national biography.
A reprint of the first edition, chronologically arranged by John Malham. Volume 12 has complete index. For contents see Catalogue of the library of the Boston athenaeum, part 2, pages 1336-1340.
Description: 12 volumes ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Collection of scarce, curious, and entertaining pamphlets and tracts
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Chronologically arranged with the original Samuel Johnson introduction, this collection offers rare and entertaining tracts and pamphlets in manuscript and printed forms. Interspersed are historical, political and critical notes from the library of Edward Harley, second earl of Oxford. This collection was edited by Harley's secretary, William Oldys, and Samuel Johnson in the original edition, 1744-1746.

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