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Dibdin, Thomas Frognall, D.D.
(b. Calcutta, 1776; d. November 18th, 1847). Poems (1797); An Introduction to the Knowledge of Rare and Valuable Editions of the Greek and Latin Classics (1803); Bibliomania, or Book Madness (1811); Bibliotheca Spenseriana (1814); The Bibliographical Decameron; or, Ten Days Pleasant Discourse upon Illuminated Manuscripts, etc. (1817); Sermons (182025); The Bibliographical, Antiquarian, and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany (1821); Ædes Althorpianæ (1822); The Library Companion (1824); La Belle Marianne: a Tale of Truth and Woe (1824); Sunday Library (1831); Bibliophobia (1832); A Bibliographical, Antiquarian, and Picturesque Tour in the Northern Counties of England and of Scotland (1838); and editions of the works of Ames, Sir Thomas More, Thomas à Kempis, Fénelon, and others. See his Reminiscences of a Literary Life (1836).