Alexander Balloch Grosart
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Who is Alexander Balloch Grosart?
Alexander Balloch Grosart was a Scottish clergyman and literary editor. He is chiefly remembered for reprinting much rare Elizabethan literature, a work which he undertook because of his interest in Puritan theology.
- also known as Alexander B Grosart, Alexander Grosart
- born on (188 years ago) in Stirling
- education: University of Edinburgh
- died on (116 years ago) in Dublin
- written works: "English Jacobite Ballads, Songs And Satires, Etc", "Prospectus of the Puck Library", "The Lismore Papers", "Hand-list of...Elizabethan-Jacobean-Carolian books", "The Catholic poets of England", "Choice books of Elizabethan-Jacobean poets", "Notes and notices of Elizabethan-Jacobean-Carolian books", "Occasional Issues Of Unique Or Very Rare Books V1", "Robert Chester's Loves Martyr Or Rosalins Complaint", "The Dr. Farmer Chetham Ms", "Who wrote 'Brittain's Ida'?", "Elizabethan England in gentle and simple life", "Representative nonconformists", "Jesus Mighty To Save"
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The only copy known to be extant is in possession of Earl Spencer at Althorp; a reprint, limited to fifty copies, was made in 1877, under the editorship of Alexander Balloch Grosart. AVoodhouse was by no means destitute of merit as a poet, but ...
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