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Author Faulkner, George, 1699?-1775.

Title Prince of Dublin printers : the letters of George Faulkner / Robert E. Ward
Published Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (158 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; A Sketch of George Faulkner; The Letters of George Faulkner; Eulogy for George Faulkner; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; H; I; J; K; L; M; O; P; R; S; T
Summary Here for the first time are gathered together the extant letters of George Faulkner, Irish printer in eighteenth-century Dublin. These firsthand accounts give an unprecedented view of Anglo-Irish social and political events, as well as a view of an Anglo-Irish printer-publisher at work. Faulkner discusses a wide range of subjects, including theatrical events, attacks on political enemies (he himself was often the subject of political attack), and London parties with Lord Chesterfield, Tobias Smollet, and Samuel Johnson. In his interesting sketch of the Irish printer, Robert E. Ward has included
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Subject Faulkner, George, 1699?-1775 -- Correspondence.
Faulkner, George, 1699?-1775.
Printers -- Ireland -- Correspondence.
Printing -- Ireland -- Dublin -- History -- 18th century.
Dublin (Ireland) -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
Genre/Form History.
Records and correspondence.
Personal correspondence.
Form Electronic book
Author Ward, Robert E., editor
ISBN 0813165318 electronic bk
9780813165318 electronic bk