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Nicol, G. (George) 1740?-1828

Overview
Works: 140 works in 221 publications in 1 language and 1,269 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Catalogs  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Maps  History  Pictorial works  Sources  Illustrated works  Juvenile works  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Roles: Printer, Bookseller, Publisher, Author, Editor
Classifications: G420, 910.41
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Most widely held works by G Nicol
The life of Captain James Cook by Andrew Kippis( Book )

2 editions published in 1788 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dissenting minister Andrew Kippis (1725-95) was a Member of the Society of Antiquaries and of the Royal Society. With this work of 1788, he was the first biographer of Captain James Cook (1728-79), although several of Cook's colleagues, including Johann Reinhold Forster in 1778 and David Samwell in 1786, had previously published memoirs of their service with him. Believing that 'his public transactions ... are the grand objects to which the attention of his biographer must be directed', Kippis draws on the official Admiralty accounts of Cook's voyages and focuses on his professional life. The book was criticised at the time for failing to convey Cook's personality and motivation, stressing his achievements without putting them in context. However, it remained the only biography for forty years, and shaped public perception of Cook as a brilliant navigator and commander, a fearless explorer and an exemplary British hero
A catalogue of the library of the late John, Duke of Roxburghe by R. H Evans( Book )

7 editions published in 1812 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The costume of China : illustrated in forty-eight coloured engravings by William Alexander( Book )

1 edition published in 1805 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ayant accepté en 1792 d'accompagner le duc Macartney lors de son ambassade en Chine, Alexander crée de nombreux croquis lors du voyage de retour de Pékin à Canton par voie fluviale. Aucun artiste britannique n'avait encore ramené des images de cette voie de communication à l'intérieur de l'empire chinois. Ces croquis ont ensuite servi pour des aquarelles peintes par Alexander et pour de nombreuses planches gravées par Alexander lui-même ou par d'autres artistes. Pendant plus d'un demi-siècle, ces planches ont exercé une grande influence sur des artistes à la recherche de sujets chinois (d'après Grove dictionary of art)
General view of the agriculture of the county of Stafford : with observations on the means of its improvement by William Pitt( Book )

1 edition published in 1796 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General view of the agriculture of the county of Suffolk : drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement by Arthur Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1797 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A memoir explanatory of the chart and survey of the county of London-Derry, Ireland by George Vaughan Sampson( Book )

2 editions published in 1814 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A review of the governments of Sparta and Athens. by William Drummond( Book )

1 edition published in 1794 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic works of Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 1802 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paraphilic sex offenders : a literature review and proposal for program development in Victoria by G Nicol( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The preface to a catalogue of the library of the late John, Duke of Roxburghe by G Nicol( Book )

3 editions published in 1807 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the Pelew Islands, situated in the western part of the Pacific Ocean; composed from the journals and communications of Captain Henry Wilson, and some of his officers, who, in August 1783, were there shipwrecked, in the Antelope by George Keate( Book )

2 editions published in 1803 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of the journey of the Antelope which was shipwrecked off the coast of the Palau Islands; the experiences of the crew on the Palau Islands; and their return to England with Prince Lee Boo, one of King Abba Thulle's sons; and of the death of Lee Boo from smallpox. Supplement: Account of the voyage to the Palau Islands of the Panther and Endeavour under the command of Captain John M'Cluer, to bring the news to King Abba Thulle of his son's death in England
 
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Alternative Names
G. Nicol (Bookseller)

George Nicol British bookseller and publisher

Nichol, G., 1740?-1828

Nichol, George

Nichol George 1740?-1828

Nicholl George 1740?-1828

Nicholls, George.

Nicholls George 1740?-1828

Nicol, G.

Nicol, George, bookseller

Nicoll, George.

Languages
English (54)