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French

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  2.   Anecdotes persanes. 1727.
    Author: Gomez, Madeleine Angélique Poisson, dame de. English translated by Paul Chamberlen:
    Persian Anecdotes: Or, Secret Memoirs of the Court of Persia [...] Written for the Entertainment of the King, by the Celebrated Madam de Gomez, Author of La Belle Assemblée London: Printed for Weaver Bickerton, 1730.
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  4.   Voyages de Cyrus, avec un Discours sur la Mythologie. Par M. Ramsay. 1727.
    Author: Ramsay, Andrew Michael.
    English translated by Nathaniel Hooke:
    • The Travels of Cyrus. In Two Volumes. To which is annex'd, A Discourse upon the Theology and Mythology of the Ancients. By the Chevalier Ramsay. (London: Printed for and sold by T. Woodward and J. Peele, 1727).
    • "Second Edition" (London: Printed and sold by T. Woodward and J. Peele, 1727) - Vol. II dated 1728.
    • "Third Edition" (London: Printed and sold by T. Woodward and J. Peele, 1728).
    • "Fourth Edition" (London: Printed and sold by T. Woodward and J. Peele, 1730).
    • "Fourth Edition" (London: Printed by James Bettenham, 1730).
    • "Fifth Edition" listed in LM, September 1735.
    • "Sixth Edition" (London: Printed for J. Bettenham and sold by A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, 1739), 358 pp. {L: 634.a.1.}.

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  6.   Anecdote secrette et galante de la cour d'Angleterre. Amsterdam, 1727.link
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  8.   Histoire comique et galante de Pedrille de Campo. Amsterdam, 1727.link

English

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  2.   A Voyage to Cacklogallinia: With a Description of the Religion, Policy, Customs and Manners of that Country. By Captain Samuel Brunt. London: Printed for J. Watson, and sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster, 1727. 2s.6d.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 205. Author: Brunt, Samuel, Captain (pseud.). Description: 167 pp. 8vo. {L: 12350.e.3} {H: 15496.46.*}.
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  4.   Cleomelia: or, the Generous Mistress. Being The Secret History of a Lady Lately arriv'd from Bengall, A Kingdom in the East-Indies. By Mrs. Eliza Haywood. To which is add'd, I. The Lucky Rape: Or, Fate the best Disposer. II. The Capricious Lover: Or, No Triffing with a Woman. London: Printed for J. Millan, and sold by J. Roberts, T. Astley, W. Meadows, J. Mackeuen, and H. Northcock, 1727.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 208. Author: Haywood, Eliza. Description: 8vo. Listed by Wilford, December 1726, as printed for J. Millan and sold by T. Astley, W. Meadows, and J. Macuen [sic].
    • Second edition (Londson: Printed for J. Millan and sold by J. Roberts and H. Northoock [sic], 1727).
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  6.   Letters from the Palace of Fame. Written by a First Minister in The Regions of Air, to an Inhabitant of this World. Translated froin an Arabian Manuscript. London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1727.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 210. Author: Haywood, Eliza. Description: 8vo. {L: 635.f.11(7) [incomplete, 24 pp. only]}.
    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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  8.   Love in its Variety: Being a Collection of Select Novels; Written in Spanish by Signior Michael Bandello. Made English By Mrs. Eliza Haywood. London: Printed for W. Feales and J. Jackson, 1727.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 220. Author: Bandello, Matteo. Six of Bandello's novelle, probably translated from some intermediate source such as Catherine Bedacier's Henry duc des Vandales. Histoire véritable. Avec un extrait des histoires tragiques de Bandel, traduites par Belleforest; qui contient des circonstances curieuses sur l'origine de ces peuples, & sur cette histoire. Orneé de figures [...] Par M. D., auteur des Belles grecques (Paris, 1714).link Day says that the English work consists of "original stories or very free adaptations from plots of Bandello." Description: 250 pp. {H: 15493.16.46.20}.
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  10.   Memoirs of the Court of Lilliput. Written by Captain Gulliver. Containing an Account of the Intrigues, and some other particular Transactions of that Nation, omitted in the two Volumes of his Travels. Published by Lucas Bennet, with a Preface, shewing how those Papers fell into his hands. London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1727. 2s.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 204. Attributed to Eliza Haywood. Description: 159 pp. 8vo. {L: 12611.k.1(1)} {H *EC7/SW551/H727m}.
    • 1727. Second edition (London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1727).
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  12.   Nunnery Tales, Written by a Young Nobleman and Translated from his French Manuscript into English. Printed and sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster, 1727. 2s.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 219. This may be taken from a work like Sebastien Brémond's Le Cercle (1673) which had been translated as The Amorous Abbess, or Love in a Nunnery (1684). Description: 301 pp. 8vo. {UP: Singer Memorial 823/N 924} {N: Case Y 1565.N857}
    • Second edition, listed in LM, October 1736, as "Printed for M. Lovemore." 12mo.
    • Published serially by T. Davis as The Nunnery Tales; or the Amours of the Priests and Nuns. The author is said to be Mrs. Slade, "late a Nun" (Wiles, Serial Publication, p. 336).
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  14.   Philidore and Placentia: or, L'Amour trop Delicat. Parts I & II. By Mrs. Haywood. London: Printed for T. Green and sold by J. Roberts, 1727. 1s.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 212. Author: Haywood, Eliza. Description: pp. 1-46, 3-48. 8vo. {H: 15493.16.46}.
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  16.   [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.]
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 214. Advertised in Daily Post, November 2, 1727 (Whicher). Including:
    Vol. I:
    • The Distrest Orphan. [First edition: 1726.]
    • The City Jilt. [First edition: 1726.]
    • The Double Marriage. [First edition: 1726.]
    • Letters from the Palace of Fame.
    • The Lady's Philosopher's Stone. [Translated by Eliza Haywood from Castera, Louis Adrien Duperron de, La Pierre Philosophale des dames, ou les caprices de l'amour et du destin (1723).]
    Vol. II:
    • Memoirs of the Baron de Brosse. [First published: 1725.]
    • Bath-Intrigues: In Four Letters to a Friend in London. [First published 1725.]
    • The Masqueraders; or, Fatal Curiosity; Being the Secret History of a Late Amour, pt II. [First published 1727, pt. 1 first published 1724.]
    • The Perplexd Dutchess: or, Treachery Rewarded: Being some Memoirs of the Court of Malfy. In a Letter from a Sicilian Nobleman, who had his Residence there, to his Friend in London. [Another edition (Dublin: Printed by S. Powell for G. Risk and W. Smith, 1727). Reference: Esdaile./ Second edition (London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1728), 60 pp. 8vo. {O: G.Pamph.1803(10)} {N: Case Y 1565.H3294}.]
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  18.   The Adventures of Proteus, &c. A Sett of Novels Never before Publish'd. London: Printed for Tho. Combes, James Lacy, and John Clarke, 1727. 1s.6d.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 215. Author: Herberts, Mary. Description: pp. 3-378. 8vo. {L: 635.f.15} {N: Case Y 1565.H412}.
    • Advertised as printed for Ward and Chandler, 1735. 4s.
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  20.   The Accomplish'd Rake: or, Modern Fine Gentleman. Being An Exact Description of the Conduct and Behavlor of A Person of Distinction. Printed in the Year MDCCXXVII: And Sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster, 1727.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 207. Author: Davys, Mary. Description: 196 pp. 12mo. {H 15496.165}. Listed by Wilford, March 1727, as printed for the author and sold by J. Stephens. 2s.6d.
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  22.   The Fruitless Enquiry. A Collection of several Entertaining Histories and Occurrences, Which Fell tinder the Observation of a Lady in her Search after Happiness. London: Printed for J. Stephens, 1727.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 209. Author: Haywood, Eliza. Description: 274 pp. 12mo. 2s.6d. {O: 8B.433 Linc.} {N: Case Y 1565.H3262}.
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  24.   The Hermit: Or the Unparalled [sic] Sufferings and Surprising Adventures of Mr. Philip Quarll, an Englishman. Who was lately discovered by Mr. Dorrington a Bristol Merchant, upon an uninhabited Island in the South-Sea; where he has lived above Fifty Years without any human assistance, still continues to reside, and will not come away. Containing I, His Conferences with Those who found him out, to whom he recites the most material Circumstances of his Life; as, that he was born in the Parish of St. Giles, educated by the charitable Contribution of a Lady, and put ’Prentice to a Lock-smith. II. How he left his Master, and was taken up with a notorious House-breaker, who was hanged; how, after this Escape, he went to Sea a Cabbin-Boy, married a famous Whore, listed himself a common Soldier, turned Singing-master, and married Three Wives, for which he was tried and condemned at the Old-Bailey. III. How he was pardoned by King Charles II. turned Merchant, and was shipwracked on this desolate Island on the Coast of Mexico. With a curious Map of the Island, and other Cuts. London: Printed by J. Cluer and A. Campbell, for T. Warner and B. Creake, 1727. 4s.6d.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 216. Longueville, Peter. For discussion of contested authorship, see Esdaile, The Library, 4th Series, II (1922), 185-192. Description: 264 pp. 8vo. {H: 18478.70.*}
    • Another version, The English Hermit, Or the Unparalell'd and Surprizing Adventures of one Philip Quarll [...] by P. L. Gent. Anno Domini 1727.
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  26.   [The History and Lives of all the most Notorious Pirates, and their crews (1727).]
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 161d. According to BLC, abridged and adapted from A General History of the Pyrates (1724). {L: copy missing}. Description: 12mo.
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  28.   The Illustrious French Lovers; Being the True Histories of the Amours of several French Persons of Quality. In which are contained A great Number of excellent Examples and rare and uncommon Accidents; shewing The Polite Breeding and Gallantry of the Gentlemen and Ladies of the French Nation. Written Originally in French And translated into English by Mrs. P. Aubin. In Two Volumes. London: Printed for John Darby, Arthur Bettesworth, Francis Fayram, John Peniberton, Charles Rivington, John Hooke, Francis Clay, Jeremiah Batley, and Edwarel Symon, 1727. 5s.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 221. Author: Description: 2 vols. 1-267 and 3-347 pp. 12mo. {L: 12511.bb.18} {N: Case Y 1565.12904}. Source: Chasles, Robert, Les Illustres françoises, histoires véritables (The Hague, 1722).
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  30.   The Life of Madam de Villesache. Written by a Lady, who was an Eye-witness of the greatest part of her Adventures, and faithfully Translated from her French Manuscript. By Mrs. Eliza Haywood. London: Printed for W. Feales and sold by J. Roberts, 1727. 1s.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 218. Translated by Eliza Haywood from an unidentified French source. Description: 63 pp. 8vo. {L: 12331.bbb.42(2)} {N: Case Y 1565.H327905}.
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  32.   The Secret History of the Present Intrigues of the Court of Caramania. London: Printed: and sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster, 1727. 4s.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 213. Description: 30 pp. 8vo. {H: 15493.29.9} {N: Case Y 1565.H33} {O: Vet.A4e.663}.
    • Second edition, "Corrected, with Key." 30 pp, 8vo. {L: 838.c.7} {Ill: X823/H33se/1727(cs)}.
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  34.   The Travels of Cyrus. In Two Volumes. To which is annex'd, A Discourse upon the Theology and Mythology of the Ancients. By the Chevalier Ramsay. London: Printed for and sold by T. Woodward and J. Peele, 1727. 9s.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 222. Description: 2 vols. (312 and 196, 144 pp.). 8vo. {L: 1481.b.21}. Translated by Hooke, Nathaniel from Ramsay, Andrew Michael, Voyages de Cyrus, avec un Discours sur la Mythologie. Par M. Ramsay (1727).
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  36.   The Virgin Seducer. A True History and The Batchelor-Keeper; or, Modern Rake, by Philaretits. Included in Atterburyana, being Miscellanies, by the late Bishop of Rochester London: Printed in the Year 1727. 2s.6d.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 206. Author: Clarke, John. Description: pp. 61-100, 103-46. {H: *EC7/P8103/A727a} Published by E. Curll, from whom John Clarke received in October 1726 2 guineas, "part of the copy money" Of 2 novels.
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  38.   Two Novels. viz. I. The Ingrateful: Or, The just Revenge. II. Love led Astray: Or, The Mutual Inconstancy. By Mrs. Arabella Plantin. London: Printed in the Year 1727.
    Included in Letters to the Lady Wharton, and Several other Persons of Distinction (London: Printed for H. Curll, 1727), Vol. II, p.135-160 {O: 2704.f.2}.
    • Both novels were also published in: Whartoniana, or Miscellanies in Verse and Prose by the Wharton Family pp. 33-37, 38-58, {H 15476.207*}. This second collection is apparently also a Curll venture.
    • Included in The Poetical Works of Philip Duke of Wharton (London: Printed for William Warner, 1731), II, 135-139, 140-160. The individual title page of the Plantin items says "Printed in the Year 1727."

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  40.   A| TALE| OF A| TUB.| Written for the Universal Im-|provement of Mankind.| [rule]| Diu multumque desideratum.| [...] 7th edition (London: B. Mote, 1727).
    History of Publication: cf. 1704.link
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  42.   Cleomelia: or, the Generous Mistress. Being The Secret History of a Lady Lately arriv'd from Bengall, A Kingdom in the East-Indies. By Mrs. Eliza Haywood. To which is add'd, I. The Lucky Rape: Or, Fate the best Disposer. II. The Capricious Lover: Or, No Triffing with a Woman. Second Edition. London: Printed for J. Millan, and sold by J. Roberts, T. Astley, W. Meadows, J. Mackeuen, and H. Northcock, 1727.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 208a. Author: Haywood, Eliza. Description: 104 pp. 8vo. 1s.6d. and 2s.6d. {O: G. Pamph.1308(0) {N: Case Y 1565.H324}. First edition: 1727.
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  44.   Memoirs of the Court of Lilliput. Written by Captain Gulliver. Containing an Account of the Intrigues, and some other particular Transactions of that Nation, omitted in the two Volumes of his Travels. Published by Lucas Bennet, with a Preface, shewing how those Papers fell into his hands. Second edition. London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1727. 2s.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 204a. Attributed to Eliza Haywood. Description: 159 pp. 8vo. {N: Case Y I55.G95}. First edition: 1727.
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  46.   [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 J. Millan and sold by J. Roberts, T. Astley, W. Meadows, and H. Whitridge, Mrs. Dodd, and Mrs. Graves, 1727.]
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 197b. • "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). First edition: 1726.
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  48.   [The Amorous History of the Gauls. Written in French by Roger de Rabutin, Count de Bussy, And now translated into English. London: Printed for S. Illidge, and sold by J. Osborn, 1727.]
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 184. History of Publication: Second editon of a new translation, probably by Samuel Humphreys, of Histoire amoureuse des Gaules, (1666).link Author: Bussy, Roger de Rabutin, comte de. Description: 234 pp. (i.e., 232; pp. 190-191 omitted). 12mo.
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  50.   [The Arragonian Queen: A Secret History. "Second Edition," London: Printed for D. Browne and sold by E. Nutt, 1727.]
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 157b. Author: Haywood, Eliza. advertised in Daily Post, January 4, 1727 as printed for D. Browne and sold by E. Nutt.
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  52.   The English Hermit, Or the Unparalell'd and Surprizing Adventures of one Philip Quarll [...] by P. L. Gent. Anno Domini 1727.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 216a. Longueville, Peter. For discussion of contested authorship, see Esdaile, The Library, 4th Series, II (1922), 185-192. Description: 264 pp. 8vo. {L: C.59.ff.23}. First edition: The Hermit: Or the Unparalled [sic] Sufferings and Surprising Adventures of Mr. Philip Quarll [...] (London: Printed by J. Cluer and A. Campbell, for T. Warner and B. Creake, 1727).
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  54.   [The Perplexd Dutchess: or, Treachery Rewarded: Being some Memoirs of the Court of Malfy. In a Letter from a Sicilian Nobleman, who had his Residence there, to his Friend in London. Dublin: Printed by S. Powell for G. Risk and W. Smith, 1727.]
    Bibliographical Reference: Esdaile. W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 211a. First published 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).
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  56.   The Sincere Virgin: or The Amours of Bosvil and Galesia. 1727.link
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  58.   The Spanish Pole-Cat [...] second edition (London: H. Curll, 1727).link
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  60.   The Travels of Cyrus. In Two Volumes. To which is annex'd, A Discourse upon the Theology and Mythology of the Ancients. By the Chevalier Ramsay. Second Edition. London: Printed and sold by T. Woodward and J. Peele, 1727. 10s.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960), no. 222a. Description: 2 vols. (312 and 196, 144 pp.). 8vo. 10s. {N: Case Y1565.RI4} (Vol. II dated 1728). Translated by Hooke, Nathaniel from Ramsay, Andrew Michael, Voyages de Cyrus, avec un Discours sur la Mythologie. Par M. Ramsay (1727).
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  62.   The Whole Comical Works of Monsr. Scarron. [...] The Fourth Edition, Revised and Corrected, printed for J. and J. Knapton, J. and B. Sprint, R. Robinson, T. Sanders, B. Motte, and A. Ward. 2 vols. 1727.
    Bibliographical Reference: W. H. McBurney (1960). History of Publication: according to W. H. McBurney (1960): (1700/ 1703/ 1712/ 1727), (390 and 344 pp.). 8 6s. {L: 12237.aaa.20}.

German

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  2.   Chinesische und seltsame Geschichte des Mandarinen Fum-Hoam. Leipzig, 1727.
    Bibliographical Reference: Weber/ Mithal (1983), p.152. {19:} Seems to have existed also in a 1726 edition. History of Publication: Gueulette, Les aventures merveilleux du mandarin Fum-Hoam (1723).
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  4.   [Der betrogene Jude. In einer wahrhafftigen Begebenheit. Von Jasander. Halle 1727.]
    Bibliographical Reference: Weber/ Mithal (1983), p.171: HG.
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  6.   Der gelehrte, galante und politische Student. (s.l.) 1727.
    Bibliographical Reference: Weber/ Mithal (1983), p.243: G. E. Reinwald - New edition of: Academien- und Studentenspiegels (1720).
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  8.   Der Großmüthigen FRONISBE Staats- Liebes- und Helden-Geschichte, Zu vergönnter Gemüths-Ergötzung der galanten Welt mitgetheilet von C. G. W. R. (s.l.) 1727.
    Bibliographical Reference: Weber/ Mithal (1983), p.240: 1727. 374 pp. {1a: Yv 2101}
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  10.   Die entlarvte böse Siebene (1727).
    first edition 1719. (1727): {12: P.o.germ.1374 d}
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  12.   Die ganz auserordentliche, aber doch wahrhaftige, Begebenheiten ALEXANDERS Freyherrn von Bernstein. Mit Kupfern gezieret. Frankfurt, Leipzig [s. t.] 1727.
    Bibliographical Reference: Weber/ Mithal (1983), p.111: [12] pp., 766 pp. {16: G 7119}.
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  14.   Die umherschweiffende und abentheuerliche Ritter. Magdeburg 1727.
    Bibliographical Reference: Weber/ Mithal (1983), p.222: Source French: d'Aulnoy, Les Chevaliers errans (1709) HG. Me.
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  16.   Leben der Madame J. M. B. de la Guion (s.l. [1727]).
    Bibliographical Reference: Weber/ Mithal (1983), p.181: Source French: Guyon, La vie ... écrite par elle-mème (1720). F, Ge.
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