The Rise of Robert Dodsley: Creating the New Age of Print (Hardback)

by Harry M. Solomon

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This is the story of Robert Dodsley (1703-1764) who started life as an apprentice weaver, developed into a poet and playwright, and became his century's premier bookseller and publisher. He served as a protege, publisher, or patron of Pope, Johnson, Fielding, Richardson, and many others.

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Southern Illinois University Press


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