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French

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  2.   Anecdote secrette et galante de la cour d'Angleterre (Paris, de l'imprimerie de P.G. Le Mercier fils, & André Morin, 1726).link

English

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  2.   A General History of the Robberies and Murders Of the most notorious Pyrates, and also their Policies, Discipline, and Government from their first Rise and Settlement in 1717 to the present year, with the Adventures of the two Female Pyrates, Mary Read and Anne Bonny. To which is prefix'd An Account of the famous Captain Avery and his Companions; with the Manner of his Death in England. By Captain Charles Johnson. Fourth Edition. London: Printed for and sold by T. Woodward, 1726.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 161c. pp. 2 Vols. (pp. 17-443 and 1-413). 8vo. {L: 13769-70}. First edition of the first volume: 1724.
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  4.   Memoirs for the History of Anne of Austria, Wife to Lewis XIII. of France; Translated from the Original French of Madame de Motteville, who was the Queen Regent's chief Companion and Confident, and who has likewise added an Account of the Troubles of King Charles I. not to be met with in Clarendon or any other English Writer, being the Substance of several Conversations betwixt his Queen, then in exile at the French Court, and the Author of these Memoirs. In Five Volumes. London: Printed for J. Darby, A. Bettesworth, F. Fayram, J. Pemberton, C. Rivington, J. Hooke, F. Clay, J. Batley, and E. Symon, 1726.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 201. Author: Motteville, Françoise Bertault, dame Langlois de. Description: 5 vols. 12mo. {L: 1200.b.19-23}. Translated from Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire d'Anne d'Autriche, épouse de Louis XIII, roi de France (1723).
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  6.   Memoirs of a Certain Island Adjacent to the Kingdom of Utopia. Written by a Celebrated Author of that Country. Now translated into English. Volume II. London: Printed and sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster, 1726. 2s.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 178a. Author: Haywood, Eliza. Description: 278 pp. 8vo. {L: 12613.g.18}. First edition of pt. 1: 1725.
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  8.   Memoirs of the Life and Times, Of the Famous Jonathan Wilde, Together with the History and Lives of Modern Rogues. [...] by Captain Smith, Alexander. [...] London: Printed for Sam. Briscoe and sold by J. Jackson, J. Isted, J. Crokatt, and T. Worrall, 1726.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 198. Description: 287 pp. 12mo. {L: 615.a.28}.
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  10.   Reflections on the Various Eflects of Love [...] Collected from the best Ancient and Modern Histories. Intermix'd with the latest Amours and Intrigues of Persons of the first Rank of both Sexes, of a certain Island adjacent to the Kingdom of Utopia. London: Printed for N. Dobb and sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster, 1726. 1s.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 197. Description: 16 pp. 8vo. {L: 635.a.11(6)} [incomplete].
    &ball; "Second Edition" (London: Printed for N. Dobb, 1726).
    • "Second Edition" advertised in The Daily Journal, July 5, 1727, as printed for J. Millan and sold by J. Roberts, T. Astley, W. Meadows, and H. Whitridge, Mrs. Dodd, and Mrs. Graves (Whicher).
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  12.   The Adventures of Pomponious, A Roman Knight: or, the History of Our Times. Made English from the Rome edition of the French Original, By Mr. Macky. London: Printed for E. Curll, 1726. 2s.6d.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 200. Description: 2 vols. (144 and 152 pp.). 12mo. 2s.6d. each. {L: 1208.e.2(1-2)} {N: Case Y 1565.L075 (Pt. I only). Also includes a Key, several poems, and The Deplorable History of Prince Jonas, A Maronite, Who was Impaled alive for refusing to turn Mahometan. Done from the French of Monsieur de la Roque, In his Voyage to Syria (Pt. II, pp. 135-152). Translated by John Macky from Les Aventures de Poinponious, chevalier romain, ou l'histoire de notre temps par Labadie, religieux convers de la congrégation de St. Maur, publie par l'abbé Prévost (1724). This satirical roman à clef, directed against the Regent, Philip of Orleans, has also been attributed to Themiseul de St. Hyacinthe. George I appears in it as Agricola.
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  14.   The City Jilt; or, the Alderman turn'd Beau. A Secret History. London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1726. 1s.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 193. Author: Haywood, Eliza. Description: 60 pp. 8vo. {N: Case Y1565.c 485}.
    • [...] (London: Printed for T. Bailey, 1726), which Esdaile believes to be pirated.
    • "Second Edition" (London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1726), 60 pp. 8vo. {L: 012611.e.13}
    • Included in Secret Histories [...] Printed since the Publication of the four Volumes of her Works (1727), vol. I.
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  16.   [The Distress'd Orphan; or, Love in a Mad House. London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1726. 1s.]
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 194. Author: Haywood, Eliza. Listed by Wilford, May 1726, as printed for J. Roberts. 8vo.
    • "Second Edition" (London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1726) (Whicher).
    • "Third Edition" (London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1726).
    • Included in Secret Histories [...] Printed since the Publication of the four Volumes of her Works (1727), vol. I.
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  18.   [The Exiles of the Court of Augustus Caesar [...] Translated from the French of Madamoiselle Filledieu. London: Printed for D. Browne and S. Chapman, 1726.]
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 203. Newly translated from Les Exilés (1675). Author: Villedleu, Marie Catherine Hortense Desjardins, Mme de. Listed by Wilford, April 1726. Price: 2s.6d. and 3s.6d.
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  20.   The Double Marriage: or, the Fatal Release. A True Secret History. London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1726. 1s.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 195. Author: Haywood, Eliza. Description: 62 pp. 8vo. {H: 15493.1646.25}.
    • Included in Secret Histories, Novels, &c. Written or translated by Mrs. Eliza Haywood. Printed since the Publication of the four Volumes of her Works (London: Printed for D. Browne, 1727), vol. I.
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  22.   The Four Years Voyages of Captain George Roberts; Being a Series. of Uncommon Events, which befell him in a Voyage to the Islands of the Canaries, Cape de Verde, and Barbadoes. London: Printed for A. Bettesworth and J. Osborn, 1726. 5s.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 192. Author: Ascribed to Daniel Defoe by Hutchins and by Trent. Description: 458 pp. 8vo. {L: 838.c.5} {H: Port 3599.1.*}.
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  24.   The Life and Adventures of the Lady Lucy, The Daughter of an Irish Lord, who marry'd a German Officer, and was by him carry'd into Flanders, where he became jealous of her and a young Nobleman his Kinsman, whom he kill'd, and afterwards left her wounded and big with Child in a Forest. Of the Strange Adventures that befel both him and her afterwards, and the wonderful Manner in which they met again, after living eighteen Years asunder. By Mrs. Aubin. London: Printed for J. Darby. A. Bettesworth, F. Fayram, J. Pemberton, C. Rivington, J. Hooke, F. Clay, J. Batley, and E. Symon, 1726. 1s.6d.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 189. Author: Aubin, Penelope. Description: 131 pp. 12mo. {L: 635.a.4(2)} {BPL: *6563.131.}.
    • A Dublin edition (1738) (CBEL).
    • Included in A Collection of Entertaining Histories and Novels (1739), vol. II.
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  26.   The Lining for the Patch-Work Screen; Design'd for the Farther Entertainment of the Ladies. By Mrs. Jane Barker. London: Printed for A. Bettesworth, 1726. 2s.6d.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 190. Author: Jane Barker. Description: 201 pp. 12mo. {L: 12611.e.4} {H: 15492.33.25.*} Straus includes in list of Curll's publications. History of Publication:
    A Patch-Work Screen for the Ladies; or, Love and Virtue Recommended In a Collection of Instructive Novels, Related After a Manner intirely New, and interspersed with Rural Poems, describing the Innocence of a Country-Life. By Mrs. Jane Barker of Wilsthorp, near Stamford, in Lincolnshire (London: Printed for E. Curll and T. Payne, 1723).
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  28.   The Mercenary Lover: or, the Unfortunate Heiresses. Being a True, Secret History of a City Amour, In a certain Island adjacent to the Kingdom of Utopia. Written by the Author of Memoirs of the said Island. Translated into English. London: Printed for N. Dobb and sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster, 1726. 1s.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 196. Description: pp. 9-62. 8vo. {L: 12611.1.16}.
    • "Second Edition" advertised by N. Dobb in Reflections on the Various Effects of Love (1726).
    • "Third Edition" To which is added, The Padlock: Or, No guard without Virtue. A Novel (London: Printed for N. Dobb, 1728). pp. 7-56, 57-79. 8vo. {L: 12316.bbb.38(3)} {N: Case Y 1565.H3293}.
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  30.   The Tragical History of the Chevalier de Faudray and the Countess de Fergi. In Two Parts. To which is annexed, A short Novel, Intitled, The Inhumane Husband. Done from the French. By J. M. London: Printed for A. Bettesworth, 1726. 2s.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 202. Author: Vignancourt, Adrien de la Vieuville d'Orville, comte de. Description: pp. 1-193, 197-213. 12mo. {L: 12517.aa.20} {N: Case Y 1565.T67}. Translated by James Morgan from La Comtesse de Vergi, Nouvelle historique, galante, & tragique. Par Mr. L.C.D.V. (1722).
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  32.   The Voyages, and Adventures of Captain Robert Boyle. In several Parts of the World. Intermix'd with The Story of Mrs. Villars, an English Lady with whom he made his surprizing Escape from Barbary; The History of an Italian Captive; and the Life of Don Pedro Aquilio [...] To which is added, The Voyage, Shipwreck, and Miraculous Preservation of Richard Castleman, Gent. With a Description of the City of Philadelphia and the Country of Pennsylvania. London: Printed for John Watts, 1726.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 191. Author: Chetwood, William Rufus. Listed by Cox (II, 478) among "Fictitious Voyages and Travels," although "Castleman's visit to Philadelphia is believed to be authentic." Also ascribed to Defoe and to Benjamin Victor. Description: 374 pp. 8vo. {L: G.13744} {H: *EC7/C4268/726v}. Listed by Wilford, March 1726, as sold by W. Lewis, W. Mears, and D. Browne, J. Pemberton, A. Bettesworth, J. Brotherton, and E. Symon, 8vo. 5s.
    • Second edition (London: Printed and sold by Andrew Millar, 1728). 374 pp. 8vo. {L: 12613.f.8}.
    • Third edition (London: Printed for J. Watts and sold by J. Osborn, 1735), 3s. 350 pp. 8vo. {L: 12612.b.17}.
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  34.   TRAVELS| INTO| SEVERAL| Remote Nations| OF THE| WORLD.| [rule]| IN FOUR PARTS| By LEMUEL GULLIVER| first a SURGEON, and then a CAPTAIN| of several SHIPS| [rule]| VOL. I.| LONDON:| Printed for BENJ. MOTTE at the Middle| Temple-Gate in Fleet-street.| M,DCC,XXVI.image

    Reprinted
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  36.   A Tale of a Tub. Written for the Universal Improvement of Mankind (1726).
    History of Publication: cf. 1704.link
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  38.   Reflections on the Various Eflects of Love [...] Collected from the best Ancient and Modern Histories. Intermix'd with the latest Amours and Intrigues of Persons of the first Rank of both Sexes, of a certain Island adjacent to the Kingdom of Utopia. Second Edition. London: Printed for N. Dobb, 1726.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 197a. Description: 64 pp. 8vo. {L: 12614.d.17} {N: Case Y 1565.H3297}. First edition: 1726.
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  40.   [The Distress'd Orphan; or, Love in a Mad House. Second Edition. London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1726. 1s.]
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 194a. Author: Haywood, Eliza. Listed by Whicher. First edition: 1726.
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  42.   The Distress'd Orphan; or, Love in a Mad House. Third Edition. London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1726.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 194b. Author: Haywood, Eliza. Description: 63 pp. 8vo. {L: 12611.f.14}. First edition: 1726.
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  44.   Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots: being the Secret History of her Life, and the Real Causes of all Her Misfortunes [...] Translated from the French, by Mrs. Eliza Haywood. Second Edition. London: Printed for D. Browne, Junior, S. Chapman, and J. Woodman, and D. Lyon, 1726.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 183a. According to Whicher, translated by Eliza Haywood from various French sources. Introduction says it is collected from 15 or 16 "known Authors.". Description: 240 pp. 8vo. {Col: Mary, Queen/M1/M66}. First edition: 1725.
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  46.   Memoirs of a Certain Island Adjacent to the Kingdom of Utopia. Written by a Celebrated Author of that Country. Now translated into English. Second Edition. London: Printed and sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster, 1726.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 178a. Author: Haywood, Eliza. Description: 2 vols. (290 and 278 pp.), with key. 8vo. {H: 15493.16.33} {O: Vet.A4e.667-8}. First edition of pt. 1: 1725.
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  48.   Milesian Tales. Printed for H. Curll. 1727.
    Bibliographical Reference: Shelf-marks: {H 15492-53.3}. History of Publication: . Remarks: W. H. McBurney (1960), p.36: In The Post-Man, June 30, 1716, J.Hooke advertised Irish Tales: or, Instructive Histories for the Happy Conduct of Life. In 1717, E. Curll and W. Taylor advertised the same title in The Spanish Polecat. It is possible that this work did not appear until 1719 as Milesian Tales. Charles Gildon, who signs the dedication, says that Mrs. Butler is dead; he may have written this work.
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  50.   [Tales of Love and Honour, Being some very Curious and Diverting Tales, Written by an English Lady. 1726.
    Bibliographical Reference: History of Publication: [Hearne, Mary, Honour the Victory and Love the Prize, 1720; Tales of Love and Honour, 1724; 1726]. Remarks: W. H. McBurney (1960), p.41: Advertised by H. Curll (Esdaile).
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  52.   The City Jilt; or, the Alderman turn'd Beau. A Secret History. London: Printed for T. Bailey, 1726. 1s.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 193a. Author: Haywood, Eliza. Description: 56 pp., 8vo. {L: 12611.ee.3} which Esdaile believes to be pirated. First edition (London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1726).
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  54.   The City Jilt; or, the Alderman turn'd Beau. A Secret History. Second Edition. London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1726.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 193b. Author: Haywood, Eliza. Description: 60 pp. 8vo. {L: 012611.e.13}. First published in 1726.
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  56.   The Life and strange surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe [vols. 1-2, 7th and 5th edition] (London: W. Mears/ T. Woodward, 1726).link
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  58.   The Prude: A Novel. By a Young Lady. "Compleat in Three Parts," London: Printed for D. Browne, junr., and S. Chapman, 1726.
    Bibliographical Reference: W .H. McBurney (1960), no. 153d: {N: Case Y 1565.P95}. First edition of pt. 1: 1724.

German

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  2.   Astreen und Seladons Liebesgeschichte. (s.l.) 1726.
    Bibliographical Reference: Weber/ Mithal (1983), p.195: Ge. History of Publication: Source: La nouvelle Astrée (1726).
    • Astreen und Seladons Liebesgeschichte. (s.l.) 1726.
    • Astreen und Seladons Liebesschicksale.
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  4.   Chinesische und seltsame Geschichte des Mandarinen Fum-Hoam, Leipzig, 1726.
    Bibliographical reference: Weber/ Mithal (1983), p.152: Ge, Schw. History of Publication: Gueulette, Les aventures merveilleux du mandarin Fum-Hoam (1723). Also as: Begebenheiten des Mandarinen Fum-Hoam.
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  6.   Der Durchleuchtigste TARTAR. In einem angenehmen Liebes- und Helden-ROMAN, Der Galanten Welt vorgestellet, und mit schönen Figuren gezieret. 1726.
    Bibliographical Reference: Weber/ Mithal (1983), p.246: Date of Publication: 1726. [pt. 2. under the title: ADANAX Fürsten von TANAIS Seltzamer Liebes-Händeln] 2 pts. 180 pp, 72 pp. {159: Gc 438} ø{14:}.
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  8.   Der Heldenmüthige Perseus und die getreue Andromeda. In einer angenehmen Staats- und Helden-Geschichte Der galanten Welt Zur vergönnten Gemüths-Ergötzung mit schönen Kupfern gezieret, und zum Druck befördert Von MELANDER. Nürnberg: Buggel u. Seitz 1726. Druckts Lorenz Bieling.
    Bibliographical Reference: Weber/ Mithal (1983), p.213: 501 pp. [Attributed to J. G. Ansorg or Chr. G. Schwartz] {19: 8 Maassen 1717} {1a: Yv1991}.
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  10.   Der von sich selbst gelehrte Weltweise, oder eine angenehme und sinnreiche Erzählung der wunderbaren Begebenheiten Hai Eben Jockdahns. Frankfurt 1726.link
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  12.   Die Kunst der Menschen Gemüther zu ergötzen oder der verliebte Niemand, welcher Niemanden beleidiget, Jedermann aber nützlich, und dabey die artig- und galantesten Begebenheiten der Welt entdecket. Paris: J. Avanturier, 1726.link
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  14.   Die wohlangeschlagene Badecur verschiedener Standes-Personen, Leipzig 1726.
    Bibliographical Reference: Weber/ Mithal (1983), p.107: Source: Cupidon dans le Bain (1698); published in 1699 and 1719 as: Der Cupido im Bade. Mo, Schw, Ge.
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  16.   Geheime Liebesgeschichte hoher Potentaten 1726.
    Bibliographical Reference: Weber/ Mithal (1983), p.192: History of Publication: cf. Liebe und Intriquen unterschiedener MAITRESSEN vornehmer Potentaten Mit unpartheyischer Feder entworffen. Köln: P. Marteau [Dresden: Lesche] 1703.
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  18. Satyrischer| ROMAN,| oder| allerhand wahrhaffte, lustige,| lächerliche und galante| Liebes-Begebenheiten,| Ausgefertiget| von| MENANTES| Denen,| als ein Anhang,| die Lindenfeldische FAMA| und allerhand| Urtheile von neuen Büchern| beygefüget worden.| [rule]| Franckfurt und Leipzig,| bey Carl Christoph Immig, Buchhändlern.| 1726.link
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  20.   Wahrhaffte und merckwürdige Lebens-Beschreibung JORIS PINES von Dublin aus Irrland bürtig, Worinnen Dessen Ankunft und 70. jähriger Auffenthalt auf einer wüsten Insul Süd-Landes, mit seinen vier Weibern, als einer schwartzen und drey weissen; Auch seine daselbst gehabten Erstaunens-würdigen Avanturen, Vermehrung seines Geschlechts, angefangene, und von seinen Nachkommen den Pinesern fortgesetzte Viel-Weiberey, dessen Testament und Gesetze, Zwiespalt seiner Kinder, derselben nothwendige Blut-Schande, ingleichen deren Bekanntschafft und Handel mit den Süd-Ländern, beyder Sitten und wunderliche Lebens-Art ausführlich beschrieben wird. Aus dem Englischen übersetzet [Schneeberg: Fulden]. 1726.
    Bibliographical Reference: Weber/ Mithal (1983), p.186: Based on: H. Neville: Isle of Pines (1660). {32: 32} {2: 75}.
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