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LADVOCAT, Monsieur The Abbe Jean Baptiste. AN HISTORICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY, containing an Account of the Hebrew Patriarchs and Princes, of Emperors, Kings, and Great Captains, of the Gods and Heroes of Pagan Antiquity, of the Popes, Holy Fathers, Celebrated Bishops, and Cardinals; also Historians, Poets, Orators, Divines, Lawyers, Physicians, etc with their principal works, and the best editions of them; Learned Women, Painters etc and all persons in general who have been illustrious, or famous, in any age or nation: Pointing out whatever is most remarkable, and most interesting, in sacred or in profane history. £ 100.00

Translated from the French of Monsieur The Abbe Ladvocat, Doctor, Librarian, and Orleans Professor in the Sorbonne by Catherine Collignon. Cambridge. By John Burges, Printer to the University. 1799 - 1801. 4 vols. No pagination. 8vo in 4ís. Half vellum, marbled boards. Title and Volume numbering on spines handwritten in ink, slightly rubbed. In Vol 3 ppp4 has a very small hole affecting the text otherwise it is a clean set. (2nd English edition). Originally published in Paris in 1760. Catherine Collignon (1755 - 1832) was the only child of Charles Collignon, professor of anatomy at Cambridge from 1753 to his death in 1785. On her death she left £1000.00 to Addenbrookes Hospital. (DNB).

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