A general dictionary, historical and critical: in which a new and accurate translation of that of the celebrated Mr. Bayle, with the corrections and observations printed in the late edition at Paris, is included; and interspersed with several thousand lives never before published. The whole containing the history of the most illustrious persons of all ages and nations particularly those of Great Britain and Ireland, distinguished by their rank, actions, learning and other accomplishments. With reflections on such passages of Bayle, as seem to favor scepticism and the Manichee system. By the Reverend Mr. John Peter Bernard, F.R.S., The Reverend Mr. Thomas Birch ... Mr. John Lockman; and other hands.
|Main Author:||Bayle, Pierre, 1647-1706.|
|Related Names:||Desmaizeaux, Pierre 1673?-1745., Gaudin, Alexis ca. 1650-1708?, Tricaud, Anthelme 1671-1739., Sale, George 1697?-1736., Lockman, John 1698-1771., Birch, Thomas 1705-1766., Bernard, John Peter d. 1750.|
London, Printed by J. Bettenham, 1734-1741.
> Grand dictionnaire historique.
Gustav > II Adolf, > King of Sweden, > 1594-1632.
Languet, Hubert, > 1518-1581.
History > Dictionaries.
Biography > Dictionaries.
East Asia > History.
Vol. X contains: A dissertation concerning the book of Stephanus Junius Brutus, printed in the year one thousand, five hundred and seventy nine.--A critique on Bayle's dissertation on the book of Stephanus Junius Brutus.--A dissertation concerning defamatory libels.
Article relating to Oriental history, by George Sale, gent., in vol. II-IV.
A different translation from that published in 1710 (4 v.) and second edition, 1734-1738 (5 v.)
Vol. I has imprint: London, Printed and sold by J. Roberts and P. Vaillant," with slight variation in the t.-p.
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