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BELOE, William). THE SEXAGENARIAN; or, the Recollections of a Literary Life. £ 80.00

London. F.C. & J. Rivington. 1817. 2 vols. pp. viii, 436; 386. 8vo. Original boards, spines and labels. Spines slightly cracked, corners bumped. In Vol 2 on pp365/366 there is a small hole affecting text. Some slight foxing. 1st edition. Halkett & Laing. BL.William Beloe (1756 - 1817) Divine & Miscellaneous writer was born in Norwich. In 1803 he became Keeper of Printed Books at the British Museum. He was dismissed from this post in 1806 because of extensive thefts by a man named Dighton who had insinuated himself into Beloe’s good graces.

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