1. Creator/Author:
  2. Lempriere, John, (1)

Lempri�ere�s biographical dictionary : or, Sketches of the lives of celebrated characters in every age and nation.

Other Title:
Sketches of the lives of celebrated characters in every age and nation; Biographical dictionary
Authors:
Lempriere, John,
Item ID:
71200908400665
Publisher:
New York : Reed and Jewett, 1826.
Call Number:
CT103 .L5 1826
Physical Description:
450 p., [1] leaf of plates : frontis. (ports.) ; 19 cm.
Topic:
Biography -- Dictionaries.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Adams, John, 1735-1826.
Note:
Two columns to the page.; "Embracing warriors, heroes, poets, philosophers, politicians, statesmen, lawyers, physicians, divines, discoveries, inventors, and generally, all such individuals, as from the earliest periods of history to the present time, have been distinguished among mankind; abridged from Lempriere's Biographical dictionary, and containing every article in that work, with additions of several hundred names, from Allen, Walker, Jones, and others; to which is added, a Dictionary of the principal divinities and heroes of Grecian and Roman mythology; and notices of one hundred eminent living individuals: with an appendix, containing sketches of the lives and characters of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson"--T.p.; CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH THIS DOCUMENT.; Book, full leather binding; frontispiece.; Includes holograph markings in ink on rear leaves: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams; Great men's names are rarely forgot.
OCLC Number:
ocm15735127
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
Category:
Books & Pamphlets