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Dodsley, Jameslocked

(1724–1797)
  • James E. Tierney

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Dodsley, James (1724–1797), bookseller, was born in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, the youngest of seven children of Robert Dodsley (bap. 1681, d. 1750), a local schoolmaster, and younger brother of Robert Dodsley (1704–1764). By 1742 James was employed in his brother's London bookshop at the sign of ...

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