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Herbert, William 1718-1795

Overview
Works: 116 works in 287 publications in 2 languages and 1,723 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Biography  Maps  Genealogy  Bibliography‡vCatalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Former owner, Contributor, Cartographer, Bookseller, Other, edc
Classifications: Z151, 686.20941
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Most widely held works by William Herbert
Typographical antiquities, or, The history of printing in England, Scotland, and Ireland : containing memoirs of our ancient printers, and a register of the books printed by them by Joseph Ames( Book )

20 editions published between 1810 and 1996 in English and German and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typographical antiquities: or an historical account of the origin and progress of printing in Great Britain and Ireland; containing memoirs of our ancient printers, and a register of books printed by them, from the year MCCCCLXXI to the year MDC by Joseph Ames( Book )

33 editions published between 1785 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When this work was published, its original author had been dead for fifty years. As the title page explains, the work of Joseph Ames (1687-1759) was considerably augmented by William Herbert (1718-95), and then 'greatly enlarged, with copious notes, and illustrated with appropriate engravings' by Thomas Frognall Dibdin (1776-1847), several of whose other works are also reissued in this series. Ames' history of printing, based on his own collection, was published in 1749, as an aid to booksellers in identifying old works (and modern forgeries). Herbert, a printseller and bibliophile, acquired Ames' own interleaved copy of the work and intended to enlarge it, but died having completed only three of six proposed volumes. His working copies then passed to Dibdin, who eventually published this four-volume edition between 1810 and 1819. Volume 3 considers the lives and work of printers from William Faques to Nicholas Bourman
An index to Dibdin's edition of the Typographical antiquities by Samuel Roffey Maitland( Book )

2 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new directory for the East-Indies : with general and particular charts for the navigation of those seas ; ... By William Herbert by William Herbert( Book )

16 editions published between 1759 and 1775 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new directory for the East-Indies : with general and particular charts for the navigation of those seas; ... By William Herbert by William Herbert( )

2 editions published between 1775 and 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new directory for the East-Indies: by William Herbert( Book )

7 editions published between 1758 and 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ancient and present state of Glocestershire by Robert Atkyns( Book )

5 editions published in 1768 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typographical antiquities by Joseph Ames( )

1 edition published in 1785 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typographical antiquities or The history of printing in England, Scotland, and Ireland by Joseph Ames( Book )

10 editions published between 1819 and 2015 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When this work was published, its original author had been dead for fifty years. As the title page explains, the work of Joseph Ames (1687-1759) was considerably augmented by William Herbert (1718-95), and then 'greatly enlarged, with copious notes, and illustrated with appropriate engravings' by Thomas Frognall Dibdin (1776-1847), several of whose other works are also reissued in this series. Ames' history of printing, based on his own collection, was published in 1749, as an aid to booksellers in identifying old works (and modern forgeries). Herbert, a printseller and bibliophile, acquired Ames' own interleaved copy of the work and intended to enlarge it, but died having completed only three of six proposed volumes. His working copies then passed to Dibdin, who eventually published this four-volume edition between 1810 and 1819. Volume 4 considers the lives and work of printers from Reynold Wolfe to Thomas Hacket
Typographical antiquities ; or the history of printing in England Scotland and Ireland : containing memoirs of our ancient printers and a register of the books printed by them by Joseph Ames( Book )

7 editions published between 1785 and 1810 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new nautical directory for the East-India and China navigation( Book )

2 editions published in 1804 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Éclaircissemens géographiques sur la carte de l'Inde by Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville( Book )

3 editions published in 1759 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typographical antiquities, or, The history of printing in England, Scotland, and Ireland by Joseph Ames( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When this work was published, its original author had been dead for fifty years. As the title page explains, the work of Joseph Ames (1687-1759) was considerably augmented by William Herbert (1718-95), and then 'greatly enlarged, with copious notes, and illustrated with appropriate engravings' by Thomas Frognall Dibdin (1776-1847), several of whose other works are also reissued in this series. Ames' history of printing, based on his own collection, was published in 1749, as an aid to booksellers in identifying old works (and modern forgeries). Herbert, a printseller and bibliophile, acquired Ames' own interleaved copy of the work and intended to enlarge it, but died having completed only three of six proposed volumes. His working copies then passed to Dibdin, who eventually published this four-volume edition between 1810 and 1819. Volume 2 considers the lives and work of printers including Wynken de Worde and Richard Pynson
 
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Alternative Names
William Herbert English bibliographer

Languages
English (167)

German (1)