Name History

A composition, memoir, or anecdote, or record of a place, event, or individual. Works in this category are often derived from the genre designation on the title page.


Displaying 1–25 of 186

ID Title Author Firms (City) Date Edition
25667 A brief narrative of the unhappy affair, which happened at the city of Tours in France, to the Lord Viscount Dunkeron; only son to the Right Honourable the Earl of Shelburne in the kingdom of Ireland. Mr. Kinnersly, brother to the lady of Sir John Frederick Bart; Mr. Hamilton, nephew to Colonel Hamilton, the late Duke Hamilton's second in Hyde-Park. And, Mr. Stuart, another Scotch gentleman: touching the killing of one Mauripate, an Italian gamester, in the said city, upon the twentieth day of November last, N.S. being the anniversary of the feast of St. Andrew, the tutelar patron of Scotland. Wherein, that unfortunate transaction is set in a true and impartial light. To which is added, some account of the instances made by the Earl Waldegrave to the French court, and his Majesty's most gracious interposition in behalf of the said gentlemen his subjects. Unknown ,
James Roberts [Warwick Lane] (London)
Anne Dodd I (London)
John Jolliffe (London)
13707 A comparative view of the social life in England and France, From the Restoration of Charles the second, to the French Revolution. By the editor of Madame du Deffand's Letters. Unknown ,
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green (London)
24920 A Compleat History of Bedfordshire. Containing, I. The Geographical Description of the Country in Alphabetical Order. 2. The Ecclesiastical History. 3. The Civil History. 4. The Natural History. 5. The Literary History. 6. The Antiquities. 7. A Map of the County. 8. A Table of the Names of all Towns and Villages, &c . with the Value of the Livings, the Patrons, Incumbents, and the Gentlemens Seats: Also a Scheme of all the Market-Towns, &c. their Distance from London, and from one another, &c. Unknown ,
26016 A compleat history of the Holy Bible, contain'd in the Old and New Testament: ... In three volumes. By Laurence Howel, ... The third edition, corrected ... Howel , Laurence
1718 The third edition, corrected ...
26015 A compleat history of the Holy Bible, Contain'd in the Old and New Testaments in which are inserted the occurences that happen'd during the space of about five hundred years from the days of the Prophet Malachi to the birth of our blessed savior and that have been omitted in all or most of the former works of this nature. And with notes, explaining several difficult texts, and reconciling maning seeming contradictions in the translations, as well English as others, of the Sacred Scriptures. Adorn'd with above 150 cuts, engraved by J. Stuart. The Second Edition. Howel , Laurence
1716 The Second Edition.
25767 A compleat history of the lives and robberies of the most notorious highway-men, foot-pads, shop-lifts, and cheats, of both sexes, in and about London and Westminster, and all Parts of Great Britain, for above an Hundred Years past, continu'd to the present Time. Wherein their most Secret and Barbarous Murders, Unparalell'd Robberies, Notorious Thefts, and Unheard of Cheats, are set in a true Light, and expos'd to publick View, for the common Benefit of Mankind. To, which is prefix'd, the thieves new canting-dictionary, Explaining the most mysterious Words, New Terms, Significant Phrases, and Proper Idioms, used at this present Time by our Modern Thieves. By Capt. Alex. Smith. The fifth edition, (adorn’d with cuts) with the Addition of near Two Hundred Robberies lately committed. In Two Volumes. Smith , Alexander
Samuel Briscoe (London)
1719 The fifth edition, (adorn’d with cuts) with the Addition of near Two Hundred Robberies lately committed.
16279 A Concise Account of the London Society for Promoting Christianity Amongst the Jews. Adams , Hannah
24965 A Conference Between His Excellency Jonathan Belcher Esq; Captain-General and Governour in Chief Of His Majesty's Province of Massachuset's-Bay in New-England: And the Chief Sachems of Several Indian Tribes, with other Chief Men of the Said Tribes, at Falmouth, in Casco-Bay in New-England, July 1732. Annoq; Regni Regis Georgii secundi, magnae Britanniae, &c. Sexto. Belcher , Jonathan
Noah Cholmondeley (Holborn)
15606 A Connected History of The Life and Divine Mission of Jesus Christ, as recorded in The Narratives of the Four Evangelists: with Notes, selected from the short-hand papers Of the late Reverend Newcome Cappe. To which are added, Reflections arising from the several subjects of each section. By Catharine Cappe. Cappe , Catharine
Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme (London)
Wilson and Son (York)
25374 A curious relation of all the ceremonies observed on occasion of the marriage between the King of France and the Princess Mary daughter to King Stanislaus. Publish'd by authority at Paris, and faithfully translated into English by a physician. James Roberts [Warwick Lane] (London)
Anne Dodd I (London)
20335 A family tour through the British Empire; containing some accounts of its natural and artificial curiosities, history and antiquities, interspersed with biographical anecdotes. Particularly adapted to the amusement and instruction of youth. By Priscilla Wakefield. Wakefield , Priscilla
Jacob Johnson & Co. (Philadelphia)
25376 A full and genuine account of the murder of Mrs. Robinson, by Elton Lewis, On Monday Night, April 21, 1735. Unknown ,
896 A Historical Relation of the Plague at Marseilles in the year 1720 Bertrand , Jean-Baptiste
Joseph Mawman [Poultry] (London)
928 A History of the Fall of the Roman Empire. Comprising a view of the invasion and settlement of the barbarians de Sismondi , Jean-Charles-Léonard Simonde
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman (London)
1023 A History of the Italian Republics. Being a view of the Origin Progress and Fall of Italian Freedom by J.C.L. De Sismodi. In One Volume. de Sismondi , Jean-Charles-Léonard Simonde
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green (London)
John Taylor (London)
19051 A mirror for the female sex. Historical beauties for young ladies. Intended to lead the female mind to the love and practice of moral goodness. Designed principally for the use of ladies' schools. By Mrs. Pilkington. Pilkington , Mary
Oliver D. and I. Cooke (Hartford)
25909 A narrative of the barbarous and unheard of murder of Mr. John Hayes, by Catherine his wife, Thomas Billings, and Thomas Wood, on the 1st of March at night Wherein every minute Circumstance attending that Horrid Affair, and the wonderful Providence of God in the Discovery of the Actors therein, are faithfully and impartially related. Together with the Examinations and Confessions of the said Thomas Billings and Thomas Wood before several of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace. As also the Copy of a fictitious Letter that Catherine Hayes sent, as from her Husband, to his Mother in Worcestershire after his Death; and the Mother's Answer thereto: With some Account of the wicked Life and Conversation of the said Catherine, and likewise of those of Thomas Billings and Thomas Wood. To which are prefix'd, Their true and exact Effigies, drawn from the Life, and curiously engraved on Copper. Published with the Approbation of the Relations and Friends of the said Mr. John Hayes. The Second Edition. Unknown ,
1726 The Second Edition.
2593 A narrative of the loss of the Catharine, Venus, and Piedmont transports, and the Thomas, Golden Grove, and Æolus merchant ships, near Weymouth, on Wednesday the 18th of November last. Drawn up from information taken on the spot, by Charlotte Smith, and published for the benefit of an unfortunate survivor from one of the wrecks, and her infant child. Smith , Charlotte Turner
14901 A new history of England, by question and answer, extracted from the most celebrated English historians, particularly M. de Rapin Thoyras, ... By the author of the Roman history by question and answer. Lockman , John
James Buckland [57 Paternoster] (London)
John Rivington and Sons [or J. F. and C. Rivington] (London)
William Strahan (London)
Thomas Norton Longman III (London)
Bedwell Law [13 Ave Maria Lane, 1767-1790, 1794-1795] (London)
Elizabeth Newbery (London)
12757 A New History of England, by Question and Answer, Extracted from the Most Celebrated English Historians, particularly M. Rapin de Thoyras, by the author of the Roman History by Question and Answer. The Twenty-Third Edition corrected, and brought down to the present time. Lockman , John
Thomas Cadell [London] (London)
Thomas Norton Longman III (London)
George, George, and John Robinson (London)
Charles Dilly (London)
Robert Baldwin I (London)
William Bent [55 Paternoster] (London)
William Richardson [Cornhill] (Cornhill)
James Scatcherd (London)
Elizabeth Newbery (London)
Francis and Charles Rivington (London)
Bedwell Law and Son (London)
George and Thomas Wilkie (London)
William Lowndes [76 Fleet Street] (London)
William Goldsmith [Warwick] (London)
1794 The Twenty-Third Edition corrected, and brought down to the present time.
13141 A New History of England, by Question and Answer, Extracted from the Most Celebrated English Historians, particularly M. Rapin de Thoyras, For the Instruction and Entertainment of our Youth of Both Sexes. By the author of the Roman History by Question and Answer. The Twenty-First Edition corrected, and brought down to the present time. Adorned with Thirty-two Copper-Plates, representing the most remarkable Occurrences, and the Heads of all the Kings and Queens. Lockman , John
John Rivington and Sons [or J. F. and C. Rivington] (London)
George Robinson [ii] (London)
Thomas Cadell [London] (London)
James Scatcherd and J. Whitaker (London)
Charles Dilly (London)
Robert Baldwin I (London)
Thomas Carnan (London)
Elizabeth Newbery (London)
Thomas Longman II (London)
William Goldsmith [Paternoster Row] (London)
George and Thomas Wilkie (London)
James Buckland [57 Paternoster] (London)
Alexander Strahan [Printers St] (London)
1787 The Twenty-First Edition corrected, and brought down to the present time.
15056 A new Roman history, from the foundation of Rome to the end of the common-wealth. Embellished with copper-plate cuts. Designed for the Use of Young Ladies and Gentlemen. Johnson , Richard
Elizabeth Newbery (London)
6670 A review of the reigns of George I. & II. Dedicated, by permission, to the Countess of Marchmont. In two volumes. By a lady. Askew , Miss
25351 A short account of the Roman Senate, and the manner of their proceedings. Burgess , Daniel
James Roberts [Warwick Lane] (London)
399 A Short History of Spain. By Maria Callcott. Graham , Maria
John Murray II [Albemarle] (London)