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Charles Rollin

The method of teaching and studying the belles lettres, or, An introduction to languages, poetry, rhetoric, history, moral philosophy, physics, &c. : with reflections on taste, and instructions with regard to the eloquence of the pulpit, the bar, and the stage the whole illustrated with passages from the most famous poets and orators, ancient and modern, with critical remarks on them designed more particularly for students in the universities / by Mr. Rollin, late principal of the University of Paris, professor of eloquence in the Royal College, and member of the Royal Academy of Inscriptions and Belles Lettres translated from the French.

London: Printed for W. Strahan, J. and F. Rivington, R. Baldwin, L. Hawes and W. Clarke and R. Collins, R. Horsfield, W. Johnston, W. Owen, T. Caslon, S. Crowder, B. Law, Z. Stuart, Robinson and Roberts, and Newbery and Carnan, 1770.
Note
Library copy of a 1773 edition of the same title (ESTC N4090) inscribed "The present of / John Delancey / Esquire to his / [honorable council?] / John Morgan." Purchased by Frederick De Peyster in 1866 and later donated to the Library.
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The method of teaching and studying the belles lettres, or, An introduction to languages, poetry, rhetoric, history, moral philosophy, physics, &c. : with reflections on taste, and instructions with regard to the eloquence of the pulpit, the bar, and the stage the whole illustrated with passages from the most famous poets and orators, ancient and modern, with critical remarks on them designed more particularly for students in the universities / by Mr. Rollin, late principal of the University of Paris, professor of eloquence in the Royal College, and member of the Royal Academy of Inscriptions and Belles Lettres translated from the French. Library Average
Circulation records from 1793-1799 are lost.
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Samuel Nicholl2/22/17902/22/1790Bells Letters 
Peter MastertonVolume 15/3/17905/7/1790Rollin belles letters
Peter MastertonVolume 25/7/17905/11/1790"
Peter MastertonVolume 35/11/17905/13/1790"
Peter MastertonVolume 45/13/17905/17/1790"
Henry SeamanVolume 15/28/17906/2/1790Rollin's Belles Lettres
Israel Wilkes9/7/17909/10/1790Rollin's Belles Lettres
Joseph YouleVolume 13/23/17913/24/1791Rollins Belles Lettres
Joseph YouleVolume 23/24/17914/2/1791"
Joseph YouleVolume 15/19/17916/2/1791Rollins Belles Lettres
Jacob ReedVolume 11/3/17921/11/1792Rollins belles lettres
Edmund SeamanVolume 11/16/17922/1/1792Rollins Letters
Andrew Miller2/10/17922/17/1792Rollins Bells Letters
Edward GreswoldVolume 22/17/17922/19/1792Belles Letters
William CuttingVolume 42/25/17923/5/1792Rollins Letters
Abraham HerringVolume 33/1/17923/17/1792Rollin belle Letters
Edward GreswoldVolume 13/3/17923/5/1792Belles Letters
Edward GreswoldVolume 13/5/17923/24/1792" Con
William CuttingVolume 43/5/17923/14/1792" con
William CuttingVolume 33/22/17923/24/1792Belles Letters
Peter Jay MunroVolume 44/28/17925/1/1792Rollin
James ConstableVolume 18/21/17998/26/1799Rollin's Belles Letters
Ezekiel RobinsVolume 13/5/18003/8/1800Rollin's Belles Lettres
Ezekiel RobinsVolume 23/8/18003/11/1800"
Ezekiel RobinsVolume 33/11/18003/14/1800"
Ezekiel RobinsVolume 43/14/18003/18/1800"
Thomas R. SmithVolume 18/8/18008/20/1800Rollins B. Letters
Sands PellVolume 14/25/18015/6/1801Rollin's B Letters
Jacob J. JanewayVolume 17/11/18017/18/1801Rollins B. Letters
Jacob J. JanewayVolume 27/11/18017/18/1801Rollins B. Letters
William Laurence8/18/18018/20/1801Rollins B Letters
William LaurenceVolume 28/20/18018/27/1801"
Matthew ClarksonVolume 311/2/180111/20/1801Rollins Belles Lettres
Joseph HopkinsVolume 112/10/180112/14/1801Rollins B Letters
Joseph HopkinsVolume 212/14/180112/30/1801"
Valentine SeamanVolume 11/21/18021/23/1802Rollins Belles Letters
Valentine SeamanVolume 21/23/18021/28/1802"
Valentine SeamanVolume 31/28/18022/2/1802"
Valentine SeamanVolume 42/2/18022/3/1802"
Benjamin F. HaskinsVolume 11/27/18032/22/1803Rollins B Lettres
Benjamin F. HaskinsVolume 21/27/18032/22/1803Rollins B Lettres
Benjamin F. HaskinsVolume 41/27/18032/22/1803Rollins B Lettres
Benjamin F. HaskinsVolume 31/27/18032/22/1803Rollins B Lettres
Benjamin F. HaskinsVolume 22/22/18034/6/18033/9Rollins B Letters
Benjamin F. HaskinsVolume 42/22/18034/6/18033/9Rollins B Letters
Benjamin F. HaskinsVolume 32/22/18034/6/18033/9Rollins B Letters
Judith VerplanckVolume 14/2/18034/12/1803Rollin's B Letters
Robert H. BowneVolume 112/26/180312/27/1803Rollins B Letters
Jacob MortonVolume 15/10/18055/17/1805Rollins Belles Lettres
Elijah Pell6/10/18056/17/1805Rollins B Letters
Elijah Pell6/10/18056/17/1805"
Daniel BuckVolume 17/19/18057/30/1805Rollins B Letters
John McVicarVolume 18/30/180511/14/1805Rollins B Lettres
James McVickarVolume 18/30/18058/30/1805Rollins Belles Lettres
John McVicarVolume 28/30/180511/14/1805Rollins B Lettres
James McVickarVolume 28/30/18058/30/1805Rollins Belles Lettres
John McVicarVolume 48/30/180511/14/1805Rollins B Lettres
James McVickarVolume 48/30/18058/30/1805Rollins Belles Lettres
John McVicarVolume 38/30/180511/14/1805Rollins B Lettres
James McVickarVolume 38/30/18058/30/1805Rollins Belles Lettres
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