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, proof before all letters; sheet 330 x 253mm. 13 x 10". Trimmed to platemark. Crease lower left; fine proof impression.
Andrew Kippis (1725-1795), 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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