Title An impartial history of the life, character, amours, travels, and transactions of Mr. John Barber, : city-printer, common-councilman, alderman, and Lord Mayor of London. / written by several hands.
Manufacture London : Printed for E. Curll, at Pope's-Head, in Rose-Street, Covent-Garden, 1741.
Description viii, xxxi, 1 unnumbered page, 48, 32, xvi pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : portrait ; 20 cm
Call # B B234 I
Note Editor's preface signed "Philalethes" [i.e. Curll]. Cf. R. Straus. The unspeakable Curll, p. 192, 310.
Contents Preface. -- The life of Mr. John Barber ... Introduction. -- A true copy of the last will and testament of John Barber, ... -- Of Mr. Barber's first setting out in the world. -- The election of John Barber, Esq; Lord Mayor of London. -- Appendix. Three original letters, written by Alderman Barber, to Mr. Henry Cornwall, relating to his parentage and birth.
Note Errata: p. vi, 1st group
"The lives and last wills and testaments of the following thirty-one persone, are printed for E. Curll ...," p. [1], 3rd group.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Barber, John, 1675?-1741.
Printers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Addl. Author Curll, Edmund, 1675-1747.
Scott, Temple, 1864-1939. CLUW
Chidlaw, B. W. (Benjamin Williams), 1811-1892. CLUW

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