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Biographical, Literary, and Political Anecdotes of the most eminent
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Genevæ, ap. Jo. Laonium, 1580. Portraits illustrative of the Novels, Tales, and Romances, of the Author
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London, 1824. Iconographie des Contemporains depuis 1789 jusqu'à 1820. 2 vols.
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London, 1804–6. The Regal and Ecclesiastical_Antiquities of England; containing the
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lively effigies of all our English Kings, from the Conquest untill this present. With their severall coats of armes, impresses, and devises, and a briefe chronologie of their lives and deaths. Elegantly graven in copper [by Elstracke, Passe, &c.]. Folio. (London), printed
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Vol. II.) Barnes' (Life of Robert). (Tyndal, &c.'s Works.) Barrington (Life of Shute, Viscount). (Works, Vol. I.) Barrington (Memoir of Bp. Shute). (Works, Vol. I.) Barrow (Account of Isaac). (Works, Vol. I.) Barry (Life of J.). (Works, Fine Arts.) Barthélemy (Mémoires sur la Vie de J. J.). (Voyage d'Anacharse, Vol. I.) Bannatyne's (George) Memorials; with the contents of the Bannatyne
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Barwick (Life of Dr. John), by P. Barwick. 8vo. large paper, port. by
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3 vols. 8vo. Edinburgh, 1807. Becket (Life of Thomas à). (Eng. Ecc. Hist.) Bentley (The Life of Richard), with an account of his writings, and
anecdotes of distinguished characters during the period in which he
flourished, by J. H. Monk. 4to. Lond. 1830. Berkely (Life of Bp. Geo.). (Works, Vol. I.) Berwick (Mémoires du Mareschal de). (French History.) Besanval (Mémoires du Baron de). (French History.) Beveridge (Life of Bp. W.), by T. H. Horne. (Works, Vol. I.) Bewick (Memoirs of Messrs.). (Select Fables.) Blacklock (Some account of the Life and Writings of Dr. Thomas).
(Mackenzie's Works, Vol. VII.) Bois (Life of Mr. John), one of the Translators of the Bible, by Anthony
Walker. (Peck's Desiderata Curiosa.) Boling broke (Life of Henry, Lord Visc.). (Goldsmith's Works, Vol. IV.) Bourgoing (Memoirs of General). (Works.) Bourrienne (Mémoires de). (French History.) Boyle (Life of the Hon. Robt.), by Birch. (Works, Vol. I.) Bramhall (Life of Abp.), by Bp. John Vesey. (Works.) Brathwait (Life of Richard), by Haslewood. (Barnabee's Journal.) Britton (Memoir of John). (Beauties of Wiltshire, Vol. III.) Brown (Memorial Sketches of the Rev. David) [by his Widow, and
edited by Charles Simeon]. 8vo. London, 1816. Brown (Life of Sir Thos.). (Posthumous Works.) Bruce (James) — Account of the Life and Writings of the Author of the
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4to. Edinburgh, 1808. Brysson (Memoirs of W.). (Scottish Ecc. Hist.) Buchanan (Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Dr. Claudius), by Hugh
Pearson. 2 vols. 8vo. London, 1819. Buchanan (Memoirs of the Life and Writings of George), by David
Irving. 8vo. Edinburgh, 1807. Buchanan (New Anecdotes of George). (Life of Ruddiman.) Bunyan (Memoirs of the Life of John), by Rob. Southey. (Pilgrim's
Progress.) Buonarotti (Life of Michael Angelo), with his Poetry and Letters, by
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Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth; published from the original MSS. in the library of the Earl of Exeter. With memoirs of the family of Cecil, by Arthur Collins. 8vo. London, 1732.
Burghley (Life and Actions of Sir W. Cecil, Lord). (Peck's Desiderata
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Moore. 2 vols. 4to. London, 1830. Cabot (Memoir of Sebast.). (Travels, America.) Cadogan (W. B.) Memoirs of. (Cecil's Works, Vol. I.) Calamy (Life of Edmund). (Eng. Eccl. Hist.) Cambridge (Memoirs of R. O.). (Works.) Camoens (Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Luis de), by John Adam
2 vols. small 8vo. Newcastle, 1820. Campbell (Life of Geo.). (Lect. on Ecc. Hist.) Carleton (Memoirs of Capt. George). (Spanish History.) Carnot (Mémoires sur). (French History.) Carstares (Life of William). (State Papers.) Caxton (Life of William). (Bibliography.) Cecil (Life, Character, and Remains of the Rev. Thos.), collected and
revised by Josiah Pratt. 8vo. London, 1812. Cellini (Vita del Benvenuto), scritta da lui. 4to. Colonia, . Cellini (Memoirs of Benvenuto), a Florentine Artist, written by himself.
Containing a variety of information respecting the arts, and the history of the 16th century. Corrected and enlarged from the last Milan edition, with the notes and observations of G. P. Carpani, now first translated by Thomas Roscoe, Esq. 2 vols. 8vo. London,
1822. Cervantes (Life of). (Don Quixote.) Charlemont (Memoirs of James Caulfield, Earl of). (Irish History.) Chatterton (Life' of Thomas). (Works, Vol. I.) Chaucer (Life of Geoffry), by W. Godwin ; including memoirs of his
near friend and kinsman, John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster. With sketches of the manners, opinions, arts, and literature in England
during the 14th century. 2 vols. 4to. London, 1803. Chaucer (Illustrations of the Life of), by Todd. (See Gower.) Cheke (Life of Sir John). (English History, Edward VI.) Chesterfield (Memoirs of Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of), by Maty.
(Misc. Works, Vol. I.) Chillingworth (Life of W.). (Works, Vol. I.) Cicero (Life of M. T.), by C. Middleton. 2 vols. 8vo. London, 1819. Clarendon (The Life of Edward, Earl of), to his banishment in 1667;
published from his original MSS. 2 vols. 8vo. large paper. Oxford,
Collingwood (Memoirs of Lord). (Eng. Naval Hist.)
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Crichton ; with an appendix [of notes and illustrations, and of testimonia of various authors regarding him], by Pat. Fr. Tytler. 8vo.
Edinburgh, 1819. Cromwell (Life of Oliver). (Eng. Hist., Protectorate.) Cumberland (Memoirs of Richard), by himself; interspersed with anec
dotes and characters of the most distinguished men of his time.
2 vols. 8vo. London, 1807. Cumberland (Life of Richard); embracing a critical examination of his
writings : with an occasional literary inquiry into the age in which he lived, and the contemporaries with whom he flourished, by William
Mudford. 8vo. London, 1812. Currie (James), Memoirs of his Life, Writings, and Correspondence,
edited by his Son. 2 vols. 8vo. London, 1831. Cullen (Account of the Life, Lectures, and Writings of William), by John
Thomson. 2 vols. 8vo. Edinb. 1832. Dante (Life of), translated from Bruni by Boyd. (Poetry.) Darnley (Memoir of Henry, Lord). (Chalmers's Mary Queen of Scots.) Darwin (Memoirs of the Life of Dr. Erasmus); with anecdotes of his
friends, and criticisms on his writings, by Anna Seward. 8vo.
London, 1804. Davy (Life of Sir Humphry), by J. A. Paris. 2 vols. 8vo. London,
1831. De Foe (Life of Daniel), by Chalmers. (History of the Union with
Scotland, and Novels; and by Wilson, English History, Anne.) Dermody (Life and Correspondence of Thomas), by J. G. Raymond.
2 vols. 8vo. London, 1806. Doddridge (Life of Philip), by Job Orton. (Family Expositor, Vol. I.) Doppet (Mémoires du Général). (French History.) Drake's (Memoirs of Capt. Peter), by himself; containing an account of
many strange and surprising events which happened to him through a series of sixty years, and several anecdotes regarding King William's and Queene Anne's War with Louis XIV. 8vo. Dublin, printed for the author, 1755.
This was carefully suppressed by Capt. Drake's family. Drake (Life and Death of Sir F.), by Charles Fitz-Geffrey. Small 8vo.
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