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The lives of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland : to the time of Dean Swift

Author: Theophilus Cibber; Robert Shiells; Thomas Coxeter; John Adams; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library)
Publisher: London : Printed for R. Griffiths, at the Dunciad ..., MDCCLIII [1753]
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Cibber, Theophilus, 1703-1758.
Lives of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland, to the time of Dean Swift.
London, R. Griffiths, 1753
(DLC) 13020716
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theophilus Cibber; Robert Shiells; Thomas Coxeter; John Adams; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library)
OCLC Number: 1048788988
Notes: On t.p. of v. 1: ... In four volumes. In spite of wording on t.p., this was issued in five volumes.
Title varies slightly: v. 2-5, "by Mr. Cibber and other hands."
Head-pieces; tail-pieces; initials.
Vol. 4, p. 189 and 251 misnumbered "891," and "151" respectively.
Edition statement appears only under caption title on p. 1 of v. 1.
Compiled mainly by Robert Shiels with revisions and additions by Theophilus Cibber. --cf. Dict. nat. biog., also Faculty of Advocates Library catalogue.
John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library.
John Adams Library copy inscribed on first leaf, v. 1: "5 Vol. £ 11:5:00."
Research Library c. 1, has bookplate: Given by Bates Fund.
Research Library c. 2, has bookplate: Given by the estate of James B. Noyes.
Research Library c. 1, inscribed on first leaf, v. 1: "See 'Theatres...'"
Description: 1 online resource (5 v.)
Responsibility: compiled from ample materials scattered in a variety of books, and especially from the ms. notes of the late ingenious Mr. Coxeter and others, collected for this design by Mr. Cibber.
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