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Thomas Park

(1759—1834) antiquary and bibliographer


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Park produced numerous editions, including Harington's Nugae Antiquae (1804), Sharpe's Works of the British Poets (42 vols, 1805–8), Percy’s Reliques of Ancient English Poetry (1812), and the Harleian Miscellany (1808–13). He also gave much scholarly assistance to his fellow antiquaries—including Brydges, George Ellis, Ritson, and George Steevens—and contributed to the 1824 edition of Warton’s History of English Poetry.

From The Oxford Companion to the Book in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Bibliography.


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