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The new universal biographical dictionary, and American remembrancer of departed merit: : containing complete and impartial accounts of the lives and writings of the most eminent persons in every age and nation, but more especially of those who have signalized themselves in America. : In four volumes. Embellished with a number of portraits of the most distinguished characters, engraved from original drawings. Preview this item
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The new universal biographical dictionary, and American remembrancer of departed merit: : containing complete and impartial accounts of the lives and writings of the most eminent persons in every age and nation, but more especially of those who have signalized themselves in America. : In four volumes. Embellished with a number of portraits of the most distinguished characters, engraved from original drawings.

Author: James Hardie; Paul R Johnson; Johnson & Stryker,
Publisher: New-York: : Printed and published by Johnson & Stryker, at the Literary Printing-Office no. 29 Gold-Street., 1801[-1804?]. (Copy-right secured according to law.)
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Intaglio prints
Quarter bindings (Binding)
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Hardie; Paul R Johnson; Johnson & Stryker,
OCLC Number: 839655161
Notes: Caption title, v. 1-4: New biographical dictionary and American remembrancer.
Running title, v. 1-4: New biographical dictionary. On p. 329, v. 2, the running title is misspelled "Dioctinary."
Vol. 2-3 have title: The new universal biographical dictionary ... of the most eminent persons in every nation ...
Parentheses substituted for square brackets in imprint transcription.
Vol. 3 has imprint: New-York: Printed and published by Paul R. Johnson, at the Literary Printing-Office no. 29 Gold Street. 1802. (Copy-right secured according to law.).
Two issues of v. 4 noted. In one the title page reads: The new universal biographical dictionary ... of the most eminent persons in every nation, but particularly of those who signalized themselves in America. By James Hardie, A.M. New York: Printed and published by Paul R. Johnson, at the Library Printing-Office, no. 29, Gold-Street. 1802. (Copy-right secured according to law.) Price, two dollars in boards. In the other the title page reads: The new universal biographical dictionary ... of the most eminent persons in every nation ... By a citizen. Vol. IV. New-York: Printed for P.R. Johnson, publisher. A copyright statement, dated May, 17, 1804, appears on the verso of the title page. The two issues also vary textually on p. 41-45 of the appendix beginning in the midst of the biography of Alexander Hamilton and continuing through the next, and final, biography. The issue dated 1802 ends with a biography of William Pitt; that copyright in 1804 ends with a biography of Guy Fawkes.
Shaw & Shoemaker entry 610 describes a four volume set with the fourth volume copyright in 1804; Shaw & Shoemaker entry 2370 describes the fourth volume only dated 1802.
Description: 4 v. : ports. ; 23 cm.
Other Titles: New biographical dictionary and American remembrancer.
New biographical dictionary.
Responsibility: By James Hardie, A.M. Vol. I[-IV].

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