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Manby, Richard -1769

Overview
Works: 150 works in 203 publications in 2 languages and 1,231 library holdings
Genres: Designs and plans  Fiction  History  Fantasy fiction  Historical fiction  Didactic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Juvenile works  Portraits 
Roles: Book producer, Printer, Bookseller, Honoree, Author, Publisher, Editor
Classifications: PQ1795.T5, 720.223
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Manby
The rights of war and peace, in three books : wherein are explained, the law of nature and nations, and the principal points relating to government by Hugo Grotius( Book )

1 edition published in 1738 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A free inquiry into the miraculous powers by Conyers Middleton( Book )

6 editions published in 1749 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trial of the Honourable Admiral John Byng at a court martial by John Byng( Book )

5 editions published in 1757 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Admiral Byng was court-martialled and found guilty of failing to "do his utmost" to prevent Minorca falling to the French following the Battle of Minorca (1756)
A book of architecture, containing designs of buildings and ornaments by James Gibbs( Book )

1 edition published in 1739 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A course of experimental philosophy by J. T Desaguliers( Book )

in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An historical and critical account of the eminent classical authors in poetry and history by Edward Manwaring( Book )

2 editions published in 1737 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dionysius Longinus On the sublime by Longinus( Book )

1 edition published in 1739 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations on Tacitus. : In which his character as a writer and an historian, is impartially considered, and compared with that of Livy. by Thomas Hunter( Book )

1 edition published in 1752 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Adventures of Telemachus, the son of Ulysses by François de Salignac de La Mothe- Fénelon( Book )

in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both in its original French and its many translations, The Adventures of Telemachus was one of the most popular and revered works of the eighteenth century. During that time, more than ten English prose and poetry versions appeared, including this masterful prose translation by Smollett. Known for his novels Roderick Random and The Expedition of Humphry Clinker, Smollett was also a gifted translator. The Adventures of Telemachus was his final translation, and is one of the finest versions of the work. Long a disputed title in the Smollett canon, it is fully restored to his credit by Leslie A. Chilton
Statical essays ... by Stephen Hales( Book )

4 editions published in 1738 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the life of Marcus Tullius Cicero. In two volumes. by Conyers Middleton( Book )

1 edition published in 1750 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The miscellaneous works : of the late reverend and learned Conyers Middleton ... In five volumes. by Conyers Middleton( Book )

2 editions published in 1755 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some considerations on the causes of earthquakes which were read before the Royal Society, April 5, 1750 by Stephen Hales( Book )

1 edition published in 1750 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophical experiments containing useful and necessary instructions for such as undertake long voyages at sea : which were read before the Royal-Society, at several of their meetings by Stephen Hales( Book )

5 editions published in 1739 in English and Latin and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Manby, Rich -1769

Manby, Rich. (Richard), -1769

Manby, Richard

Manby, Richard d. 1769

Languages
English (49)

Latin (4)