The Beauties of Biography (Vol. II only)


The Beauties of Biography (Vol. II only)

G. Kearsley

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Containing the Lives of the most Illustrious Persons Who have flourished in Great Britain, France, Italy, And other Parts of Europe, Either as Poets, Historians, Divines, Philosophers, Soldiers, or Politicians. In which all superfluous matter is avoided, and every thing Interesting, Entertaining, or Curious, carefully preserved. Extracted from the Biographia Britannica, Baile's Dictionary, and other valuable Works, For the Instruction of Youth of Both Sexes, And calculated to inspire them with a Love of Virtue, and create a Spirit of Emulation absolutely necessary to those who would wish to arrive at any Degree of Superiority in their different Professions, or Amusements. Bios of Danel De Foe, Jonathan Swift, John Milton, Thomas More, Isaac Newton, etc.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: G. Kearsley
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1777
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    230 p. 18 cm. Full leather. Hinges cracked, spine ends chipped, corners worn, no spine label. Faded ink notations on front endpapers. Dampstains to tops of text block edge and some pages inside.

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