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English Literature, Sammelband of Tracts, and Two Others, 18th Century.

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November 16, 2014 10:00AM


English Literature, Sammelband of Tracts, and Two Others, 18th Century.
Rochester and Roscommon The Works London: Booksellers of London & Westminster, 1709, octavo, third edition, an excerpt only, consisting of the title and first sixteen numbered pages, containing Rochester's libertine poems; [bound with] Augustus Montague Toplady's (1740-1778) An Old Fox Tarr'd and Feather'd, London: for John French and Mary Lewis, 1775; [and] John Wesley's (1703-1791) An Answer to Mr. Rowland Hill's Tract, intitled "Imposture Detected," London: by Hawes, 1777; an extract from another work, pages 79-96, containing the text, The Insinuating Bawd and the Repenting Harlot; [and] Daniel Defoe's (1661-1731) Jure Divino: a Satyr. The First Book, with the large woodcut of Defoe in the pillory on the title; Jure Divino: A Satyr. The Second [-Twelfth] Book, London: P. Hills, 1706; [and] The Life of Thomas Munn, alias the Gentleman Brick-maker, London: for Thomas Harris, C. Corbett, and sold at all the booksellers and pamphlet-shops, 1750; [and] History of Female Flagellants, [London, 19th century]; [and] An Exact and Particular Narrative of a Cruel and Inhumane Murder Attempted on the Body of Edward Crispe, Esq;, London: for J. Roberts, 1722, second edition; in 19th century half calf and marbled boards, 7 x 4 1/4 in.
[Together with] Delarivière Manley's (d. 1724) Secret Memoirs and Manners of Several Persons of Quality of Both Sexes, London: John Morphew and J. Woodward, 1709, octavo the second edition, contemporary boards, rebacked, with the key bound at the back; [and] Jacques Roergas de Serviez's (1679-1727) Lives and Amours of the Empresses, Consorts to the First Twelve Caesars of Rome, London: for Roper, 1723, octavo, contemporary boards, detached, contents browned. (3)

Provenance: Ex libris Charles S. Dixwell (1868-1934).
Estimate $400-600

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London, Rochester, Roscommon, Augustus Montague Toplady, John French, John Wesley, Mary Lewis, Rowland Hill, Daniel Defoe, P. Hills, Thomas Munn, Thomas Harris, Edward Crispe, J. Woodward, Jacques Roergas de Serviez, John Morphew, Roper, Charles S. Dixwell