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A new law-dictionary: containing, the interpretation and definition of words and terms used in the law...

Author: 
Publication Date: 
1729
Dedicatees/ Addressees: 
to the right honourable sir robert raymond, kt. lord chief justice of England
Bookseller: 
J. and J. Knapton, J. Darby, A. Bettesworth, F. Fayram, W. Mears, J. Pemberton, J. Osborn and T. Longman, C. Rivington, F. Clay, J. Batley, and A. Ward
Genre (non-poetic): 
Prose
ESTC #: 
T137460

Alceste melodrama per il Teatro di S.M.B. di P.M. e P.R.

Price/ Remuneration: 
"Price One Shilling, when delivered in the theatre."
ESTC #: 
T21180
Publication Comments: 
adapted from Mestasio; parallel Italian and English texts
Poetic or Non-Poetic: 
P
AU: 
Rolli, Paolo

A review of An essay upon gospel and legal preaching. In several letters to a friend:

Author Comments: 
anonymous
Bookseller: 
sold by Ja. Mceven
Price/ Remuneration: 
8d
ESTC #: 
T131365
Poetic or Non-Poetic: 
NP
AU: 
Riccaltoun, Robert

The odes of Sir Charles Hanbury Williams, Knight of the Bath.

Publication Date: 
1768
Author Comments: 
posthumous
Dedicatees/ Addressees: 
NULL
Bookseller: 
D. Lynch
Price/ Remuneration: 
NULL
Publication Comments: 
NULL

Night: a poem. In four books. By James Ralph.

Dedicatees/ Addressees: 
dedicated to the Earl of Chesterfield
Bookseller: 
S. Billingsley
Price/ Remuneration: 
1s6d
ESTC #: 
T82662
Publication Comments: 
Thomsonian Miltonism
Poetic or Non-Poetic: 
P
AU: 
Ralph, James

Caniadau moesol a duwiol

Publication Comments: 
three enlarged editions published under the title Afalau'r awen in 1816, 1837, 1874
Poetic or Non-Poetic: 
P
AU: 
[Evans],

To the Right Honourable the Earl and Countess of Middlesex. An ode. By John Lockman.

Author: 
Publication Date: 
1746
Dedicatees/ Addressees: 
To the Right Honourable the Earl and Countess of Middlesex
Bookseller: 
s.n.
ESTC #: 
N13545
Poetic or Non-Poetic: 
P

Hymns on the great festivals, and other occasions.

Publication Date: 
1746
Author Comments: 
The music is by John Frederick Lampe, and the words are hymns by John and Charles Wesley.
Bookseller: 
M. Cooper
Genre (non-poetic): 
Music
ESTC #: 
N17476
Poetic or Non-Poetic: 
NP

Remarks on Spenser's poems.

Author: 
Publication Date: 
1734
Author Comments: 
Anonymous
Dedicatees/ Addressees: 
to sir c. hatton
Bookseller: 
John Whiston
Price/ Remuneration: 
2s.
Genre (non-poetic): 
Prose
ESTC #: 
T134661
Poetic or Non-Poetic: 
NP

The blazing comet: the mad lovers; Or, the Beauties of the Poets. A play, as it is Acted at the New-Theatre in the Hay-Market. By Mr. Johnson, Author of Hurlothrumbo.

Publication Date: 
1732
Dedicatees/ Addressees: 
to her grace the dutchess of richmond
to the poets of future ages
Bookseller: 
James Crokatt
Price/ Remuneration: 
1s. 6d.
Genre (non-poetic): 
Drama (includes both verse and prose)
ESTC #: 
T22880
Publication Comments: 
achieved six nights

The bath. A tale. Addressed to His Grace the Duke of Montague.

Dedicatees/ Addressees: 
The Duke of Montague
Bookseller: 
J. Roberts
ESTC #: 
N000069
Poetic or Non-Poetic: 
P
AU: 
Cooke, Thomas

Discourses and essays, in prose and verse

Dedicatees/ Addressees: 
To the inhabitants of acton in Middlesex, and of the united parishes of St. Austin and St. Faith, London
ESTC #: 
T122032
Poetic or Non-Poetic: 
P
AU: 
Cobden, Edward

Ximena; or, the heroick daughter. A tragedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal by His Majesty's servants

Dedicatees/ Addressees: 
Richard Steele
Bookseller: 
B. Lintot, A. Bettesworth, W. Chetwood
ESTC #: 
T052846
Poetic or Non-Poetic: 
P
AU: 
Cibber, Colley

Marriage: a poetical essay.

Bookseller: 
R. Griffiths
Poetic or Non-Poetic: 
P
AU: 
Shiels, Robert

Essays, relating to the conduct of life: upon the following subjects...

Author: 
Publication Date: 
1717
Author Comments: 
Anonymous
Bookseller: 
E. Curll
Price/ Remuneration: 
1s.
Genre (non-poetic): 
Prose
ESTC #: 
T67384

Alessandro. Drama. Da rappresentarsi nel Regio Teatro di Hay-Market; per la Reale Accademia di Musica.

Author Comments: 
anonymous
Bookseller: 
printed, and sold at the King’s Theatre in the Hay-Market, M.DCC.XXVI.
ESTC #: 
T21193
Publication Comments: 
parallel Italian and English texts for opera libretto (published, one imagines, to follow along during performance?)
Poetic or Non-Poetic: 
P
AU: 
Rolli, Paolo

The prophet's advice: or, The best way to lengthen tranquillity

Publication Date: 
1721
Author Comments: 
NULL
Dedicatees/ Addressees: 
addressed to president, treasurer, and governors of Bridewell Hospital, where it was originally preached
Bookseller: 
Ben. and Sam. Tooke
Price/ Remuneration: 
NULL
Publication Comments: 
NULL

Tom in the suds; or, the humours of Newgate: a new poem. In four canto's most humbly dedicated to the members of the honourable House of Commons; by the author of The humours of the black-dog.

Publication Date: 
1737
Author Comments: 
pseudonymous
Dedicatees/ Addressees: 
begins w/ hostile letter to jailer lampooned in previous poem
Bookseller: 
Dublin : Printed [for the author], and sold in the Four-Courts-Marshalsea
Price/ Remuneration: 
NULL
Publication Comments: 
NULL

Rape upon rape; or, the justice caught in his own trap. A comedy. As it is acted at the Theatre in the Hay-Market.

Author Comments: 
Anonymous
Bookseller: 
John Watts
Price/ Remuneration: 
1s. 6d.
ESTC #: 
T089783
Publication Comments: 
reissued as "The coffee-house politician"
Poetic or Non-Poetic: 
P
AU: 
Fielding, Henry

Occasional papers by the late William Dodd, Lld.

Publication Date: 
1777
Author Comments: 
In fact by Samuel Johnson
Bookseller: 
G. Kearsley
Genre (non-poetic): 
Prose
ESTC #: 
T95446
Poetic or Non-Poetic: 
NP

An essay on virtue

Author: 
Publication Date: 
1755
Author Comments: 
Anonymous
Dedicatees/ Addressees: 
Addressed to Philip Yorke, Earl of Hardwicke.
ESTC #: 
N3106
Publication Comments: 
Not in Foxon.
Poetic or Non-Poetic: 
P

The woman's labour: an epistle to Mr. Stephen Duck; in answer to his late poem, called The thresher's labour. To which are added, the three wise sentences, taken from the first book of Esdras, Ch.III. and IV

Author Comments: 
By Mary Collier, Now a Washer-Woman, at Petersfield in Hempshire
Dedicatees/ Addressees: 
Stephen Duck
Bookseller: 
Herself
Price/ Remuneration: 
6d.
ESTC #: 
T052659
Publication Comments: 
Advertisement assures the reader that a washer-woman wrote these verses, and states that ‘Her Friends are of Opinion that the Novelty of a Washer-woman's turning Poetess, will procure her some Readers’. She explains that she published for the reader's entertainment and to "put a small sum of money in her pocket," as her "life is toilsome, and her wages inconsiderable."
Poetic or Non-Poetic: 
P
AU: 
Collier, Mary

The history of the loves of Antiochus and Stratonice: in which are interspers’d some accounts relating to Greece and Syria. By Mr. Theobald.

Bookseller: 
Jonas Browne
ESTC #: 
T67334
Publication Comments: 
seems to be an historical romance/proto-novel, drawing on the Fr tradition. Not mentioned in DNB entry, as far as I can tell.
Poetic or Non-Poetic: 
NP
AU: 
Theobald, Lewis

The works of Mr. Thomas Southerne. ...

Bookseller: 
Tonson, Tooke, and Lintott
ESTC #: 
N28099
Poetic or Non-Poetic: 
P
AU: 
Southerne, Thomas

The marriage act. A novel. Containing a series of interesting adventures. ...

Author Comments: 
anonymous
Dedicatees/ Addressees: 
dedicated to John, Duke of Bedford
Bookseller: 
J. Hodges
ESTC #: 
N4346
Poetic or Non-Poetic: 
NP
AU: 
Shebbeare, John

The general laws of estates; or, freeholder's companion...

Author: 
Publication Date: 
1740
Dedicatees/ Addressees: 
Sir John Willes, Knt. Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas
Bookseller: 
Aaron Ward
Genre (non-poetic): 
Prose
ESTC #: 
N2290

Letters moral and entertaining, in prose and verse. By the author of Friendship. [sic] in death. Part III.

Author Comments: 
refers to previous publication, viz. Friendship in Death
Bookseller: 
T. Worrall
ESTC #: 
N34143
Poetic or Non-Poetic: 
P
AU: 
Rowe, Elizabeth

The amorous groom, and the gossips wager: two novels from Boccace. By Samuel Humphreys, Esq

Publication Date: 
1735
Bookseller: 
Dublin : printed by S. Powell, for William Heatly, 1735.
Genre (non-poetic): 
Prose?
Publication Comments: 
Not in ECCO N67876

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