City Readers Digital Historic Collections at the New York Society Library
Essays on several entertaining and useful subjects: viz 1.The origin of letters. 2. The use of glass among the ancients. 3. On augury or divination. 4. On the electricity of human bodies. 5. On the office of censor. 6. On astronomy. 7. On society. 8. On insects. 9. On Christmas Day. 10. On bees, with a letter on the production of other insects. 11. On the Amazons. 12. On the grandeur of the Great Mogul. 13. On a burning island in the archipelago. 14. On the doctrine of expiation or atonement among the heathens. 15. On the temples of the ancients. 16. On the uncommon vast deserts, and barren tracts of the world. 17. On the levees of Prime Ministers of State. 18. On the vulcano on burning mountain Vesuvius. 19. On the volcano Aetna/ by a Society of Gentlemen.
London: Printed for R. Adams, at Dryden's Head, Holborn-Bars; and H. Slater, at the Golden Key in Clare-Court, Drury Lane, 1746.