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CHALMERS, ALEXANDER: GENERAL BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY
32 volumes. 1812-1817. Reprint. Bound. $ 3,200
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- The GENERAL BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY first appeared in 1761-1767 and went through several editions, the last of which was published by John Nichols, who also collaborated with the author on its revision. According to the introduction, it is "an account of persons of all nations, eminent for genius, learning, public spirit and virtue, with a preference as to extent of narrative, to those of your own country."