An historical and classical dictionary: containing the lives and characters of the most eminent and learned persons, in every age and nation, from the earliest period to the present time.
London. Printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1776. First edition.
8vo. In two volumes. Unpaginated. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbed, lightly bumped. Internally clean and crisp.
An attractively-bound copy of this copious reference, compiled by John Noorthouck (1732-1816), predominantly remembered for his A new history of London (1773).
ESTC T136129.£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref: 21782