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Edward Dilly

(b. July 25, 1732, Southill, Bedfordshire – d. May 11, 1779, Southill, Bedfordshire )

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Edward Dilly (1732-1779) was the elder brother of Charles Dilly (1739–1807) and senior partner in the Dilly brothers' publishing firm located at the Rose and Crown, 22 Poultry. The Dillys published works by James Beattie and Elizabeth Montagu, but specialised in books of Dissenting and American interest

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