The Dicey and Marshall catalogue


The Dicey and Marshall catalogue [Electronic resource] / edited by R. C. Simmons


Dicey, Cluer; Marshall, Richard, printer


Simmons, R. C. (Richard C.), 1937- (ed.)


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LC keywords

Ephemera -- Great Britain -- 18th century
Catalogues -- Great Britain -- 18th century
Sales catalogues -- Great Britain -- 18th century
Publishers' catalogues -- Great Britain -- 18th century
Advertisements -- Great Britain -- 18th century

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A catalogue of maps, prints, copy-books, drawing-books, histories, oldballads, patters, collections, &c. / printed and sold by Cluer Dicey and Richard Marshall Dicey, Cluer; Marshall, Richard, printer 104 p. Cluer Dicey and Richard Marshall London: 1764

Note: This is the only extant copy of the catalogue and is located at Glasgow University Library, shelfmark: Mu34-g.4

Note: ESTC: t162594

Bibliographical records linked to the titles in the catalogue are reproduced with permission from the English Short Title Catalogue (


Mode of access: Online.

Project website [available 2010-04-06]

Includes an introduction with footnotes by the editor which examines the surviving evidence for the history of the Dicey family and discusses the transmission of cheap print to North America

This catalogue of 1764 was probably larger than any catalogue categorising and listing cheap maps, images and texts that had up to then appeared in the British Isles. It is an important source for the study of the lower end of the eighteenth-century book and publishing trade

The titles of the text items in this catalogue are linked to modern bibliographical records which can be found by clicking on the titles. The links provide information on provincial and other reprintings and the survival rate of many items which often exist now only in single copies

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