Andrew Kippis, D.D. F.R.S. & S.A.
London. Publish'd Oct.r 20.th 1792, by Tho.s Macklin, Poets Gallery, Fleet Street.
Stipple and etching. Plate 330 x 253mm. 13 x 10". Some soiling around margin areas.
Andrew Kippis (1725-1795) was an English nonconformist clergyman and biographer. He contributed largely to 'The Gentleman's Magazine', 'The Monthly View' and published various sermons and occasional pamphlets. His main work is his edition of the 'Biographia Britannica' with the assistance of Dr Joseph Towers; it was completed posthumously. Kippis also wrote books on Cook's voyages which included a letter by Kippis to King George III.
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