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Bowyer, William 1699-1777

Overview
Works: 327 works in 687 publications in 6 languages and 5,993 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Sources  Anecdotes  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Portraits  Commentaries  Biography  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Printer, Editor, Book producer, Bookseller, Translator, Publisher, Author of introduction, Creator
Classifications: PA442, 820.9
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Most widely held works about William Bowyer
 
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Most widely held works by William Bowyer
Cornelii Schrevelii Lexicon manuale Græco-latinum et Latino-græcum by Cornelis Schrevel( Book )

74 editions published between 1737 and 1832 in 6 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origin of printing : in two essays ... : with occasional remarks, and an appendix by Conyers Middleton( Book )

15 editions published between 1776 and 1781 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A voyage towards the North Pole : undertaken by His Majesty's command, 1773 by Constantine John Phipps Mulgrave( Book )

3 editions published between 1774 and 1794 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Firma burgi, or, An historical essay concerning the cities, towns and buroughs of England. : Taken from records. by Thomas Madox( Book )

2 editions published in 1726 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures on poetry read in the schools of natural philosophy at Oxford by Joseph Trapp( Book )

6 editions published between 1742 and 1973 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conjectures on the New Testament : collected from various authors, as well in regard to words as pointing: with the reasons on which both are founded by William Bowyer( Book )

14 editions published between 1772 and 2005 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fugitive pieces : on various subjects by Robert Dodsley( Book )

1 edition published in 1765 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origin of printing : in two essays by William Bowyer( Book )

6 editions published between 1774 and 2014 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work, first published in 1774, consists of a reissue of the Dissertation on the Origin of Printing in England by Conyers Middleton (1683-1750), first published in 1735, together with an abridgement of an account of the origin of printing by the Dutch lawyer Gerard Meerman (1722-71). It was compiled by the scholar and publisher William Bowyer (1699-1777) and his apprentice and later business partner John Nichols (1745-1826), several of whose works are also published in this series. Both essays debate the origins of printing, disputing the traditional account that Gutenberg introduced it to Europe and Caxton to England. Appendices describe the progress of printing in Greek and Hebrew, and the first printed polyglot Bibles. The names and achievements of Gutenberg's contemporaries in Germany and the Low Countries are given their due in this interesting overview of the earliest period of printing in the West
Fratis Rogeri Bacon Opus majus by Roger Bacon( Book )

4 editions published in 1733 in Latin and English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tou Maximou Tyriou Logoi = Maximi tyrii dissertationes by Maximus( Book )

5 editions published in 1740 in Greek, Ancient and Latin and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical conjectures and observations on the New Testament, collected from various authors, as well in regard to words as pointing: with the reasons on which both are founded. By W. Bowyer by William Bowyer( Book )

14 editions published between 1782 and 2005 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An apology for some of Mr. Hooke's Observations concerning the Roman senate by William Bowyer( )

11 editions published between 1782 and 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A view of a book, entitled, Reliquiæ Baxterianæ. In a letter to a friend by William Bowyer( Book )

10 editions published between 1727 and 2005 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks occasioned by a late dissertation on the Greek and Roman money, printed in 1772 by William Bowyer( Book )

7 editions published in 1772 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Bowyer Gulielmus 1699-1777

Bowyer, W. 1699-1777

Bowyer, W. (William), 1699-1777

Bowyer, William

Bowyer, William 1699-1777 II

Bowyer, William (der Jüngere) 1699-1777

Bowyer, William, I

Bowyer William II 1699-1777

William Bowyer 18th-century English printer

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