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Long before this, however, Edmund Curll had gone some way towards satisfying
the curiosity of the London reader by publishing, on May 29, A Compleat Key tor
the Dunciad.1 It was followed before long by a second, and a third, edition.
159, Henry Curll, not his father, is the antagonist of Chetwood; but the note on
Henry Curll probably refers to "his son" of the line following. Henry Curll (who
died some time before 1742 — R. Straus, The Unspeakable Curll, p. 190), took
CURLL, Edmund (.1675-1747), passim. Bookseller. Curll was an unscrupulous,
persistent, and adroit publisher, who realized the commercial value of scandal
and impudence. He published a number of useful works, but he concentrated ...
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