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Lackington, James, 1746–1815
Memoirs of the forty-five first years of the life of James Lackington, the present bookseller, Finsbury-Square, London / written by himself ; in forty-seven letters to a friend.
Additional Title(s):
Lackington's memoirs
Thirteenth edition / corrected and much enlarged; interspersed with many original humorous stories and droll anecdotes, to which is also added, an index.
London : Printed for the author, Finsbury-Square, Moorfields; and sold by all other booksellers, [1810]
Physical Description:
xix, [20]-352 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 18 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Z323 .L33 1810
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Frontispiece aquatint portrait of Lackington engraved by William Ridley; after John Keenan.
At foot of title page: [Price 2s. 6d. in boards.]
Page 347 incorrectly numbered 357.
Date of publication from British Library.
British Museum. General catalogue of printed books to 1955 (compact edition), v. 14, 294
Includes index.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in red paper covered boards. Spine title: Lackington's memoirs.
Subject Terms:
Booksellers and bookselling -- England -- London -- Biography.
Booksellers and bookselling -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century.
Lackington, James, 1746-1815 -- Biography.
Aquatints -- 1810.
Ridley, William, 1764-1838, engraver.
Keenan, John, fl. 1791-1815, ill.

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