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New York: Printed by H. Gaine, at the Bible and Crown, in Hanover-Square, 1761.
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A collection of the state papers of John Thurloe, Esq; secretary, first, to the Council of State, and afterwards to the two Protectors, Oliver and Richard Cromwell. In seven volumes. containing authentic memorials of the English affairs from the year 1638, to the restoration of King Charles II. Published from the originals, formerly in the library of John Lord Somers, Lord High Chancellor of England; and since in that of Sir Joseph Jekyll, Knt. late Master of the Rolls. Including also a considerable number of original letters and papers, communicated by His Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury from the library at Lambeth, the Right Honourable the Earl of Shelburn, and other hands. The whole digested into an exact order of time. To which is prefixed, the life of Mr. ThurloeJohn Thurloe
A compleat system of opticks in four books, viz. a popular, a mathematical, a mechanical, and a philosophical treatise. To which are added remarks upon the whole. By Robert Smith LL. D. Professor of Astronomy and Experimental Philosophy at Cambridge, and Master of Mechanicks to his Majesty.Robert Smith
A general ecclesiastical history from the nativity of our Blessed Saviour to the first establishment of Christianity by human laws, under the Emperor Constantine the Great. Containing the Space of about 313 Years. With so much of the Jewish and Roman History as is Necessary and Convenient to illustrate the Work. To which is added, a large chronological table of all the Roman and ecclesiastical affairs, included in the same Period of Time. By Laurence Echard, A. M. Arch-Deacon of Stowe. ...Laurence Echard
The general history of China. Containing a geographical, historical, chronological, political and physical description of the Empire of China, Chinese-Tartary, Corea and Thibet. Including an Exact and Particular Account of their Customs, Manners, Ceremonies, Religion, Arts and Sciences. The whole adorn’d with curious maps, and Variety of copper plates. Done from the French of P. du Halde. ... . The third edition corrected.Jean-Baptiste Du Halde
The general history of Spain. From the first peopling of it by Tubal, till the death of King Ferdinand, who united the crowns of Castile and Aragon. With a continuation to the death of King Philip III. Written in Spanish, by the R.F.F. John de Mariana. To which are added two supplements, the first by F. Ferdinand Camargo y Salcedo, the other by F. Basil Varen de Soto, bringing it down to the present reign. The whole translated from the Spanish by Capt John Stevens.Juan de Mariana
The history of the revolutions in Spain, from the decadence of the Roman Empire, and the first foundation of the monarchy, to the renunciation of King Philip V. and the accession of Lewis I. ... In three parts, divided into five volumes. Written in French. And approv’d by the Abbot Vertot. Made English ... and illustrated with notes, by Mr. Morgan.Louis Ellies Du Pin
A new method of studying history, geography, and chronology. With a catalogue of the chief historians of all nations, ... Written originally in French by M. Languet Du Fresnoy, ... And now made English, with variety of improvements and corrections. To which is added, a dissertation by Count Scipio Maffei ... In two volumes. By Richard Rawlinson, ...Nicolas Lenglet Dufresnoy
The philosophical and theological works of the late truly learned John Hutchinson, Esq; In twelve volumes. Vol. I. Moses’s Principia, Part I. ... Vol. II. Moses’s Principia, Part II. ... Vol. III. Moses’s Sine Principio; or, the meaning of the names and titles of God; ... Vol. IV. The confusion of tongues, and trinity of the gentiles; ... Vol. V. Power essential and mechanical ... Vol. VI. Glory or Gravity, or Glory Essential; ... Vol. VII. The Hebrew writings perfect. ... Vol. VIII. Containing the religion of Satan, or natural religion; and the data in Christianity, Part I. ... Vol. IX. The Data in Christianity, Part II. Vol. X. The Human Frame; ... Vol XI. Glory Mechanical; or the agents of nature, ... Vol. XII. A collection of several tracts. on the instincts in the several orders of creatures. ... With indexes.John Hutchinson