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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Dodsley, Robert, 1703-1764.
London, J. Dodsley, 1765
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert Dodsley; William Bowyer; James Dodsley
|Notes:||Compiled by Robert Dodsley.
Printed by William Bowyer. Cf. ESTC.
Originally published in 1761.
 p. of advertisements at end.
|Description:||2 volumes (, 352; , 357,  pages) ; 17 cm|
|Contents:||v. 1. Crito, or, A dialogue on beauty / by Sir Henry Beaumont. A particular account of the Emperor of China's gardens, near Pekin / in a letter from F. Attiret ... ; translated from the French by Sir Harry Beaumont. Deformity : an essay / by William Hay, Esq. Lucina sine concubitu : a letter humbly addressed to the Royal Society : in which is proved, by most incontestable evidence, drawn from reason and practice, that a woman can concieve, and be brought to bed, without any commerce with man. A modest defence of gaming. The pretty gentleman, or, Softness of manners vindicated from the false ridicule exhibited under the character of William Fribble, Esq. The polite philosopher, or, an essay on that art which makes a man happy in himself and agreeable to others. The plan of an essay upon delicacy : with a specimen of the work : in two dialogues / by Nathaniel Lancaster, LL. D. --
v. 2. A vindication of natural society, or, A view of the miseries and evils arising to mankind from every species of artificial society : in a letter to Lord **** / by a late Noble Writer. The history and antiquities of the ancient villa of Wheatfield in the County of Suffolk. Fragments of ancient poetry : collected in the Highlands of Scotland and translated from the Galic or Erse language. An account of Russia : as it was in the year 1710 / by Charles, Lord Whitworth. A journey into England / by Paul Hentzner, in the year MDXCVIII. A project for raising a hospital for decayed authors / by John Gilbert-Cooper. A parallel : in the manner of Plutarch : between a most celebrated man of Florence and one, scarce ever heard of, in England / by the Reverend Mr. Spence.
|Responsibility:||by several authors.|