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PRO Day, Geoffrey (former owner) (Day Sterne Collection copy) (12)
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PRO Day, Geoffrey (former owner) (Day Sterne Collection copies) (4)
Burke, Edmund, -- 1729-1797. -- Appeal from the new to the old Whigs (3)
CHR 1720 (3)
PRO Day, Cyrus (bookplate) (Culture Class Collection) (3)
Sterne, Laurence, -- 1713-1768 -- Correspondence (3)
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Bookkeeping -- Early works to 1800 (2)
Booksellers' advertisements England Oxford 18th century (2)
Burke, Edmund, -- 1729-1797. -- Appeal from the old to the new Whigs (2)
Burke, Edmund, -- 1729-1797. -- Reflections on the Revolution in France (2)
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Charles -- I, -- King of England, -- 1600-1649 -- Anniversaries, etc (2)
Church of England -- Sermons -- 18th century (2)
English fiction -- 18th century (2)
English letters -- 18th century (2)
Europe -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800 (2)
1Title:  The conduct of a married life: Laid down in a series of letters   
 Creator:  Hill, John, 1714?-1775 
 Publication:  Printed for R. Baldwin, London, 1753. 
 Extent:  vi, 257 p. 18 cm. 
 Subjects:  Marriage | Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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2Title:  Fatal friendship: a tragedy : as it is acted at the New-Theatre in Little-Lincolns-Inn-Fields   
 Creator:  Cockburn, Catharine Trotter, 1679-1749 | Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) | English Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Printed for Francis Saunders at the Blue-Anchor, London, 1698. 
 Notes:  Dedication signed: Catharine Trotter. Signatures: A⁴ a² B-H⁴ I² (I2 blank). Advertisement on p. [2] at end for "Books printed for Francis Saunders, at the Blue-Anchor in the New-Exchange." 
 Extent:  [12], 56, [4] p. ; 23 cm. (4to) 
 Subjects:  CHR 1698 | Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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3Title:  Womans wit, or , The lady in fashion: a comedy : acted at the Theatre Royal : by His Majesty's servants   
 Creator:  Cibber, Colley, 1671-1757 | Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) | English Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Printed for John Sturton, London, 1697. 
 Notes:  Signatures: A-L⁴. Advertisement for "Plays lately publish'd" and "printed for J. Sturton" below imprint on t.p. 
 Extent:  [8], 80 p. ; 22 cm. (4to) 
 Subjects:  CHR 1697 | Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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4Title:  The strolers: a farce, as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, by His Majesty's Company of Comedians   
 Creator:  Breval, John, 1680?-1738 | Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) | English Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Printed for Tho. Corbet, London, 1727. 
 Notes:  Published anonymously. Attributed to John Breval. Signatures: pi² A¹² B⁶. An alteration of the author's "The play is the plot." With frontispiece and half-title on first two leaves. Price from imprint: "[price 6 d.]". Woodcut head-piece and initial on p. [7]. Advertisement for books sold by Tho. Corbett on final page. 
 Extent:  [2], 35, [1] p. ; 17 cm. (12mo) 
 Subjects:  CHR 1727 | Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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5Title:  A letter from a member of Parliament to his friend in the country, containing, his reasons for being against the late act for preventing the retail of spirituous liquors: in which the great increase of the civil list by this act will be particularly consider'd   
 Creator:  Member of Parliament. | Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) | English Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Printed by H. Haines, London, [1736?] 
 Notes:  Signatures: A-D⁴. Published anonymously. Sometimes attributed to Sir Robert Walpole. Cf. ESTC. Also issued as part of 'A collection of pamphlets that were written pro and con on the British Distillery', [London], 1736. Date of publication from ESTC. Woodcut head- and tail-pieces; factotum initial. Price from imprint: "Price 6 d." Final page is an advertisement for books "Lately published, printed by H. Haines...." 
 Extent:  31, [1] p. ; 20 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  CHR 1736? | Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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6Title:  A short discourse, shewing the occasion of our present great want of silver: and the proper remedies for preventing the exportation of it for the future   
 Creator:  True Englishman. | Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) | English Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Printed for John Wyat, London, 1718. 
 Notes:  The four final pages contain advertisements for "books printed for John Wyat." With a half-title on first leaf. Signatures: [A]² B-C⁴ D². 
 Extent:  20, [4] p. ; 16 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  CHR 1718 | Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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7Title:  A sermon on the present situation of American affairs. Preached in Christ-Church, June 23, 1775, at the request of the officers of the Third battalion of the city of Philadelphia, and district of Southwark   
 Creator:  Smith, William, 1727-1803 | E. & C. Dilly (Firm) | Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) | American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  re-printed, a second time, for Edward and Charles Dilly, Philadelphia printed: London, MDCCLXXV [1775] 
 Notes:  Signatures: [A]⁴ B-C⁸. Differs from another issue of same year in not having engraved title vignette and tail-piece. With an advertisement on the verso of [A]2. 
 Extent:  [4], iv, 32 p. ; 21 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  CHR 1775 | Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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8Title:  The art of love: in imitation of Ovid De arte amandi. With a preface containing the life of Ovid   
 Creator:  King, William, 1663-1712 | Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D 
 Publication:  Printed for B. Lintott [etc, London, 1708?] 
 Notes:  Bookseller's advertisements: p. [2]-[5] at the end. Foxon assigns 1708 as a date for this work. 
 Extent:  xl, 195, [5] p., [1] leaf of plates : port. ; 20 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century | CHR 1708 | PRO Selby, G. E. (bookplate)

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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9Title:  The fugitive miscellany: being a collection of such fugitive pieces, in prose and verse, as are not in any other collection : with many pieces never before published   
 Creator:  Almon, John, 1737-1805 | Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) | English Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Printed for J. Almon, London, MDCCLXXIV. [1774] 
 Notes:  Edited by John Almon. Cf. ESTC. Signatures: A⁴ B-M⁸ N⁴. According to advertisement on p. [3], The fugitive miscellany is a sequel to 'The new foundling hospital for wit', to be issued in parts annually every March; two parts only were published. Cf. ESTC. Advertisement on final leaf for books "printed for J. Almon...." 
 Extent:  190, [2] p. ; 18 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  English literature -- 18th century | CHR 1774 | Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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10Title:  A plan of the English commerce: being a compleat prospect of the trade of this nation, as well the home trade as the foreign. In three parts. Part I. Containing a view of the present magnitude of the English trade, as it respects, 1. the exportation of our own growth and manufacture. 2. The importation of merchants goods from abroad. 3. The prodigious consumption of both at home. Part II. Containing an answer to that great and important question now depending, whether our trade, and especially our manufactures, are in a declining condition, or no? Part III. Containing several proposals entirely new, for extending and improving our trade, and promoting the consumption of our manufactures, in countries wherewith we have hitherto had no commerce. Humbly offered to the consideration of the King and Parliament   
 Creator:  Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731 | Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) | English Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Printed for Charles Rivington, London, M.DXX.XXVIII. [1728] 
 Notes:  Published anonymously. Attributed to Daniel Defoe. Signatures: A⁸ a⁴ B-2A⁸. Woodcut headpieces on p.[iii], leaf a1, leaf a4, and p.[1]; factotum initials on leaf a2 and p.[1]; tailpieces. Advertisement on pp.[7] and [8] preceding text for books printed for Charles Rivington at the Bible and Crown in St. Paul's Church-yard. 
 Extent:  xvi, [8], 368 p. ; 21 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  Great Britain -- Commerce | CHR 1728 | Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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11Title:  An anatomical exposition of the structure of the human body: by James Benignus Winslow ... ; translated from the French original, by G. Douglas   
 Alt. Title:  Exposition anatomique de la structure du corps humain. English   
 Creator:  Winslow, Jacques-Bénigne, 1669-1760 | Douglas, G. (George) | Prevost, Nicholas, active 1721-1757 | Robert Frost Collection (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Printed for N. Prevost, London, MDCCXXXIII [1733] 
 Notes:  Signatures: v. 1: A⁴(A1+[superscript pi]*A2) a⁴ *A⁴ *a⁴ B-U⁴ *B-*2A⁴ (leaf *M1 signed 'M') ; v. 2: A⁴ a1 B-2D⁴ 2E1 *B-*U⁴ *X². Pagination: v. 1: [7], iv-xv, [2], vi-xx, 152, 182, [2] p. ; v. 2: iv, [6], 210, 145, [11] p., [4] fold. leaves of plates. Pagination of preliminaries of v. 1 may vary. Cf. record for copy at New College Library, Oxford University, shelf-mark BT3.234.18. Titles in red and black. Engraved title vignettes and plates. Woodcut tail-pieces. Printed marginalia. "A catalogue of books to be had at N. Prevost over against Southampton Street in the Strand.": Vol. 1, leaf *2A4. 
 Extent:  2 v. : ill. ; 25 cm (4to) 
 Subjects:  CHR 1733 | PRO Frost, Robert (donor) (Frost Collection copy) | Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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12Title:  The pursuits of literature: a satirical poem in four dialogues, with notes   
 Creator:  Mathias, Thomas James, 1754?-1835 | Becket, Thomas | Robert Frost Collection (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Printed for T. Becket, London, 1798. 
 Notes:  "Anonymous. By Thomas James Mathias."--ESTC. "The first dialogue was published in 1794, the second and third in 1796, the fourth in 1797"--Preface. Signatures: pi⁴ A-2D⁸ 2E⁸(-2E8?). "Price eight shillings and six-pence, in boards."--Half-title. Bookseller's advertisement on verso of last printed leaf. 
 Extent:  [4], iii, [1], 445, [1] p. ; 22 cm (8vo) 
 Subjects:  CHR 1798 | PRO Frost, Robert (donor) (Frost Collection copy) | Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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13Title:  The voyages and adventures of Captain Robert Boyle, in several parts of the world: intermix'd with the story of Mrs. Villars, an English lady, with whom he made his surprising escape from Barbary : likewise including the history of an Italian captive, and the life of Don Pedro Aquilio, &c. : full of various and amazing turns of fortune   
 Creator:  Chetwood, W. R. (William Rufus), -1766 | Victor, Benjamin, -1778 | Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731 | Lowndes, Thomas, ǂd 1719-1784 | Collection of British and American Fiction, 1660-1830 (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Printed for T. Lownds, London, MDCCLXII [1762] 
 Notes:  "Attributed to William Rufus Chetwood. Sometimes also attributed to Benjamin Victor or Daniel Defoe."--ESTC. Signatures: A-M¹² N⁶. Engraved illustration (frontispiece plate). Woodcut factotums, head- and tail-piece. "Books printed for T. Lownds, in Fleet-street.": Leaf N6v. 
 Extent:  [4], 295, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 17 cm (12mo) 
 Subjects:  Voyages, Imaginary -- Early works to 1800 | CHR 1762 | Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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14Title:  The universal passion: a comedy, as it is acted at the Theatre- Royal in Drury-Lane by His Majesty's servants   
 Creator:  Miller, James, 1706-1744 | Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 | Molière, 1622-1673 
 Publication:  Printed for J. Watts, London, 1737. 
 Notes:  Based in part on Shakespeare's Much ado about nothing and Molière's La princesse d'Élide -- cf. Nicoll, A. A hist. of Eng. drama, 1660-1900, 1952, v. 2, p. 203. Written by James Miller -- cf. Nicoll, A. A hist. of Eng. drama, 1660-1900, 1952, v. 2, p. 344. "Dramatis personae." -- p. [8] (first count). Includes untitled airs and songs to be sung. Advertisements on p. [2]-[5] at end, and foot of p. [8] (first count). Error in paging: page 75 numbered 76. 
 Extent:  [8], 76, [i.e. 75], [5] p. ; 20 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century | CHR 1737 | PRO Forrest, Edwin, Estate of (donor) (Forrest copy)

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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15Title:  The works of Mr. Nathaniel Lee: in two volumes   
 Alt. Title:  Works. 1713   
 Creator:  Lee, Nathaniel, 1653?-1692 | Dryden, John, 1631-1700 | Dryden, John, 1631-1700 | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Printed for Richard Wellington, London, 1713. 
 Notes:  Vol. 1 has also special t.p.; v. 2 has special t.p. only. Each play has special t.p., dated 1712, except The tragedy of Nero, Gloriana, and The rival queens, which have half titles. Sophonisba has publisher statement: Printed, by J.D. for R. Wellington ... Pagination and signatures continuous throughout each volume. Advertisements on last two leaves of v. 1. 
 Extent:  2 v. ; 21 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century | CHR 1713 | CHR 1712 | PRO Burr, Charles W. (Charles Walts), 1861- (donor)

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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16Title:  Medicinal experiments, or, A collection of choice and safe remedies for the most part simple, and easily prepar'd: very useful in families, and fitted for the service of country-people: In three parts. Containing above five hundred choice receipts   
 Creator:  Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691 | Innys, John | Boyle Collection (University of Pennsylvania) | Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Printed for W. Innys, London, 1712. 
 Notes:  Signatures: A-H¹², ²A¹² K-M¹². Parts 1 and 2 have continuous pagination and signatures; part 2 has half-title only; part 3 has separate pagination and register. Part 3 "published from the author's original manuscript"; preface signed J. W. Title within double-ruled border. Error in signatures: leaf C5 signed as D5. According to Fulton, the third part "has many earmarks of a forgery." 
 Extent:  [24],168, [22], 61, [13] p., [1] leaf of plates: port. ; 17 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions | Medicine -- Early works to 1800 | CHR 1712 | Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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17Title:  The hypocrite: a comedy   
 Creator:  Bickerstaff, Isaac, 1735-1812 | Lowndes, W. (William) | Barker, James, active 1779-1818 | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Printed for W. Lowndes ... and J. Barker, London, MDCCLXXXVI [1786] 
 Notes:  "An adaptation of Molière's 'Tartuffe' and Colley Cibber's 'The non-juror', which is based on it."--ESTC. Signatures: A-C¹². Engraved plate (frontispiece illustration). Cast lists for performances at Drury Lane and Covent Garden on p. [2]. "With three final advertisement leaves."--ESTC. 
 Extent:  66, [6] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 18 cm (12mo) 
 Subjects:  CHR 1786 | Acting editions England London 18th century | Cast lists England London 18th century | Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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18Title:  Douglas: a tragedy of five acts   
 Creator:  Home, John, 1722-1808 | Lowndes, W. (William) | Nicoll, W. (William), active 1761-1792 | Bladon, Samuel, -1799 | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Printed for W. Lowndes, W. Nicoll, and S. Bladon, London, MDCCLXXXIX [1789] 
 Notes:  Signatures: A-B¹² C⁶. Engraved plate (frontispiece illustration). Cast lists for performances at Drury Lane and Covent Garden on p. [4]. "With two final advertisement leaves."--ESTC. 
 Extent:  56, [4] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 18 cm (12mo) 
 Subjects:  CHR 1789 | Acting editions England London 18th century | Cast lists England London 18th century | Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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19Title:  The gamester: a tragedy of five acts   
 Creator:  Moore, Edward, 1712-1757 | Bladon, Samuel, -1799 | Bew, John, -1793 | Lowndes, W. (William) | Nicoll, W. (William), active 1761-1792 | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Printed for S. Bladon, J. Bew, W. Lowndes, and W. Nicoll, London, MDCCLXXXIX [1789] 
 Notes:  "Also issued as part of: 'Barker’s (Late Bell’s) British Theatre', vol. 3."--ESTC. Signatures: A-C¹². Leaf A7 is without page number. A variant: leaf A7 numbered 23. Cf. ESTC. Engraved plate (frontispiece illustration). Cast lists for performances at Drury Lane and Covent Garden on p. [4]. "With a final advertisement leaf."--ESTC. 
 Extent:  69, [3] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 18 cm (12mo) 
 Subjects:  CHR 1789 | Acting editions England London 18th century | Cast lists England London 18th century | Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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20Title:  The merchant of Venice: a comedy   
 Alt. Title:  Merchant of Venice   
 Creator:  Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 | Bathurst, Charles | Strahan, William, 1715-1785 | Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (London, England) | Covent Garden Theatre | J., F., and C. Rivington (Firm) | M. A. Shaaber Fund | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Printed for C. Bathurst, W. Strahan, F., J., and C. Rivington ... [and 27 others], London, MDCCLXXXIII [1783] 
 Notes:  "A continuation of the Lowndes New English theatre," with cast lists for Drury Lane and Covent Garden, and stage cuts indicated by inverted commas. The final two leaves (C11,12)--contain advertisements of 150 plays at 6d. and 11 at 12d. (Folger card catalog). Signatures: A-C¹². Engraved frontispiece plate signed: Edward invt. Sharpe sculpt. 
 Extent:  68, [4] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 18 cm (12mo) 
 Subjects:  CHR 1783 | Acting editions England London 18th century | Cast lists England London 18th century | Booksellers' advertisements England London 18th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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