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the Person known by the Name of the Lady Roxana, in the time of King Charles the Second. London. T. Warner.
Octavo. The Great Law of Subordination considered ; or, the Infolence and unsufferable behaviour of Servants in England, duly inquired into. Illustrated with a great Variety of Examples, Historical Cafes, and remarkable Stories of the Behaviour of some particular Servants, suited to all the feveral Arguments made use of, as they go on.
In ten familiar Letters. Together with a Conclusion, being an earnest and moving Remonftrance to the Housekeepers and Heads of Families in Great Britain, pressing them not to ceafe using their utmost intereit, especially at this Juncture, to obtain fufficient Laws for the effectual Regulations of the Manners and Behaviour of their Servants. As also a Proposal, containing fuch Heads or Constitutions as would effectually answer this great End, and bring Servants of every Class to a just and yet not a grievous Regulation. S. Harding and the London Booksellers. 1724. Octavo. I doubt if this were ever re-published.
A Tour through the whole Inand of Great Britain, divided into Circuits or Journies. · Giving a particular and diverting Account of whatever is Curious and worth Obfervation, viz. First, A Description of the Principal Cities and Towns, their Situation, Magnitude, Government and Commerce. Second, their Cuftoms, Manners,Speech; as also the Exercises, Diversions and Employments of the People. Third, The Produce and Improvement of the Lands, the Trade and Manufactures. Fourth, The Sea Ports, and Fortifications, the Course of Rivers, and the Inland Navigation. Fifth, The Public Edifices, Seats and Palaces of the Nobility and Gentry. With useful Observations upon the whole. Particularly fitted for the reading of such as desire to travel over the Island. By a Genticman. London. G.Strahan, 1724. Odavo. Vol. 2d, 1725; Vol. 3d, 1727. A Fourth Volume was added to the Edition, 1732, which is said to have been by Richardson. There was an Eighth Edition in 1778. This Tour is often confounded with a Fourney through England and Scotland, in Familiar Letters from a Gentleman here to his Friend abroad, which was Published about the same time by Pemberton and Brown. And by the Author of this Journey was written, A Journey through the Austrian Netherlands, which was pubJiffied in 1725, and is often attributed to De Foe by those
who mistake the journey of the one Author for the Tour of the other.
A New Voyage round the World, by a Course never failed before. Being a Voyage undertaken by some Merchants who afterwards proposed the setting up an East India Company in Flanders. Illustrated with Copper-plates. London. A. Betterworth, 1725. O&avo.
The Political History of the Devil, as well Ancient as Modern: in two Parts. Part First, containing a State of the Devil's Circumstances, and the various Turns of his AFfairs, from his Expulsion out of Heaven to the Creation of Man ; with Remarks on the several Mistakes concerning the Reason and Manner of his Fall. Also his Proceedings with Mankind ever since Adam to the first planting of the Christian Religion in the World. Part Second, containing his more private Conduct, down to the present Times. His Government, his Appearances, his Manner of Working, and the Tools he works with. London, T. Warner, 1726. Octavo. Second Edition, 1727; Third Edition, 1734 ; Fourth Edition, 1739; and Sixth Edition, 15770.-When this was a second time printed, it was entitied fimply The History of the Devil. “ This Second Edition, says De Foe, notwithstanding a large Impression of the first, is a Certificate from the World of its general Acceptation. The wise World has been pleased with it, the merry World has been diverted with it, and the ignorant World has been taught by it; and none but the malicious part of the World has been offended at it: Who can wonder, that when the Devil is not pleased, his Friends should be angry!” Preface. Yet, in subsequent Editions the original Title is restored.
The Compleat English Tradesman ; in Familiar Letters, directing him in all the several Parts and Progressions of Trade, viz.-1. Of acquainting him with Business during his Apprenticeship.-2. Of writing to Correspondents in a trading Style.---3. Of Diligence and Application, as the Life of all Business. --4. Cautions against Over-trading.--5. Of the ordinary Occasions of a Tradesman's Ruin ; such as expensive Living, too early Marrying, innocent Diverfions, too much Credit, being above Business, dangerous Partnerfhips, &c.-6. Directions in several Distreffes of a Tradesman when he comes to F..il.—7. Of Tradesmen pounding with other Tradesmen, and why they are so particularly severe upon one another.--. Of Tradesmen ruining one another by Rumours and Scandal.-9. Of the
customary Frauds of Trade, and particularly of trading Lies. --10. Of Credit, and how it is only to be supported by Honesty.-11. Of punctual paying Bills, and thereby maintaining Credit.--12. Of the Dignity and Honour of Trade in England, more than in other countries. The second Edition. To which is added a Supplement, containing: 1. A Warning against Tradesmen’s borrowing Money upon Interest.—2. A Caution against that destructive Practice of drawing and remitting, as also discounting Promiflary Bills, merely for a fupply of Cash.---3. Directions for the Tradesman's Accounts, with brief but plain Examples, and Specimens for Book-keeping.–4. Of keeping a Duplicate or Pocket Lodger, in case of Fire. Charles Rivington. 1727 Octavo.
The Compleat English Tradesman, Vol. II. In two Parts. Part First, directed chicfly to the more experienced Tradesmen ; with Cautions and Advices to them after they are thriven, and supposed to be grown Rich, viz. 1. Against running out of their Business into ncedless Projects and dangerous Adventures, no Tradefman being above Disaster.
-2. Against oppresling one another by engrossing, underfelling, combination in Trade, &c.-3. Advices that when he leaves off his Business he should part Friends with the World; the great Advantages of it; with a Word of the fcandalous Character of a purse-proud Tradesman.-4. Against being litigious and vexatious, and apt to go to Law for Trifles; with some reasons why Tradesmen's Differences should, if possible, be all ended by Arbitration.—Part Second: Being useful Generals in Trade, describing the Principles and Foundation of the Home Trade of Great Britain ; with large Tables of our Manufactures, Calculations of the Product, Shipping, Carriage of Goods by Land, Importation from Abroad, Consumption at Home, &c. By all of which the infinite Number of our Tradesmen are employed, and the general Wealth of the Nation raised and increased. The whole calculated for the Use of all our inland Tradesmen, as well in the City as in the Country. Charles Rivington, 1727.---The title of The Compleat English» Tradefınan is not altogether new: For, there was Entered at Stationers-Hall for John Dunton, on the sixth of December, 1683, The Plecjant Art of Money-catching ; being the second and last part
of The Compleat Tradesman. An Efray on the History and Reality of Apparitions. Being an Account of what they are, and what they are not :
as also how we may distinguiih between the Apparitions of good and evil Spirits, and how we ought to behave to them. With a great Variety of surprising and diverting Examples never published before. J. Roberts, 1727. Octavo.
A System of Magic; or, a History of the Black Art. Being an Historical Account of Mankind's most early Dealings with the Devil ; and how the Acquaintance on both sides first begun. J. Roberts, 1727, and for A. Millar, 1728.This book was entered at Stationers Hall, on the thirtieth of December, 1726, for John Watts, who probably alligned his interest to Roberts. This was called a Compleat System of Magic, &c. 1729.
A Treatise concerning the Use and Abuse of the Marriage Bed: fhewing, 1. The Nature of Matrimony, its Sacred Original, and the true meaning of its Institution.-2. The grols Abuse of MatrimonialChastity, from the wrong Notions that have pofieft the World.---3. The diabolical Practice of attempting to prevent Child-bearing by physical preparations. -4. The fatal Consequences of clandestine forced Marriages, through the Persuafion, Interest, or Influence of Parents and Relations to wed the Person they have no Love for, but oftentimes an Aversion to.---5. Of Unequal Matches as to the Disproportion of Age, and how such
many Ways occasion a Matrimonial Whoredom.-6. How married Persons may be guilty of Conjugal Lewdness, and that a Man may in effect make a Whore of his own Wife. Also
many other Particulars of Family Concern. T. Warner, 1729. Octavo. This book appeared about the same time with this title: Conjugal Lewdness; or, Matrimonial Whoredom.
A Plan of the English Commerce : Being a compleat Profpect of the Trade of this Nation, as well the Home Trade as the Foreign. In three Parts. Part First, Containing a View of the present magnitude of the English Trade, as it Refpects, 1. The Exportation of our own Growth and Manufacture. -2. The Importation of Merchant Goods from Abroad. 3. The prodigious Consumption of both at Home.-Part Second, Containing an Answer to that great and important Question now depending, Whether our Trade, and efpecially our Manufactures, are in a declining condition, or no ? ---Párt Third, 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 Confideration of King and Parliament. Charles Ri
vington, 1728 ;--the second Edition, 1730 ;--the third Edition, 1737. Octavo.--The last Edition is said by Rivington, the original Publisher who knew the Author, to be by the late ingenious Mr. Daniel De Foe. Rivington calls the Edition of 1737 the Second ; having forgotten that he had published the Second Edition in 1730.
Memoirs of a Cavalier; or, a Military Journal of the Wars in Germany and the Wars in England, from the Year 1632 to the Year 1648. Written above fourscore Years ago by an English Gentleman who served first in the Army of Guftavus Adolphus, the glorious King of Sweden, till his death; and after that in the Royal Army of King Charles I. from the Beginning of the Rebellion to the End of that War. Leeds, for James Lifter, &c.—There was a London Edition for A. Bell. But my researches have not enabled me to ascertain the time when this interesting Work was first published, Octavo.
There is a Pindarick Ode prefixed to the second Volume of the second Edition of the Athenian Oracle, in 1704, and figned D. F. John Dunton complains in his Life and Errors, that De Foe had afterwards reclaimed this Ode, as his
property, though he had formerly given it as a present to the Athenian Society,
A List of Books which are supposed to be De Foe's TC
HE Comical History of the Life and Death of Mum
per, Generalislimo of King Charles the Second's Dogs. By Heliostropolis, Secretary to the Emperor of the Moon. 30 June, 1704. Octavo.
Ăn Historical Account of the Sufferings of the Episcopal Clergy in Scotland. 1707. Octavo.
The Fifteen Comforts of an honest Scotchman. 1707. Qatavo.
The Quaker's Sermon on the Union : being the only Ser. mon preached and printed by that Sort of People, on that Subject. August 21st, 1707.
If Skiddaw has a Cap,
Scruffel wots full well of that : Setting forth, 1. The Necessity of uniting ; --2. The good Consequences of uniting ;-3. The happy Union of England and Scotland, in Case of a Foreign Invasion. London. Morphew, 12th March, 1707-8.