John Nichols Esq. F.S.A.

John Nichols Esq. F.S.A.
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Anthony Cardon after Henry Edridge

John Nichols Esq. F.S.A.

London, Nov. 17th. 1814

380 x 300 mm


A good half length portrait of John Nichols, seated, to the right, holding a cane and wearing glasses

John Nichols (2 February 1745 – 26 November 1826) was an English printer, author and antiquary. He is remembered as an influential editor of the Gentleman's Magazine for nearly 40 years; author of a monumental county history of Leicestershire; author of two compendia of biographical material relating to his literary contemporaries; and as one of the agents behind the first complete publication of Domesday Book in 1783