William Godwin's Diary

Texts Godwin Read: Annotated Titles 1788-1836

First MentionReferenceAuthorTitleDateNotes
10  October  1788Read the Widow & the Will Dibdin, Thomas JohnThe widow and the will1826published as Four legs and two legs. Also printed …
4  November  1788Second act of Robinson's farce Robinson, ---- The test of love.1787
10  March  1789read Lettre au Roi par M. de Calonne Calonne, Charles Alexandre deLettre adressée au roi par M. de Calonne le 9 février 1789.1789
5  March  1790Read for A. R. New annual register1784A. R. is possibly an early abbreviation for George…
13  April  1790Enchiridion EpictetusThe encheiridion, or manual.c. 89-921503 1111OR Erasmus, Desiderius Enchiridion militi…
31  December  1790Simple Story Inchbald, ElizabethA simple story.1791
6  September  1790Read Plato by Spens, 2 dialogues PlatoThe republic of Plato. In ten books, translated from the Greek by H. Spens, D.D. With …1763Spens, H. (translator)
8  September  1791Read Rousseau on Poland Rousseau, Jean-JacquesConsidérations sur le gouvernement de la Pologne et sur sa reformation projetée.1782WG's sale catalog lists: Rousseau (J. J.) ses Oeuv…
11  September  1791Contrât social, liv. I. Rousseau, Jean-JacquesDu contrat social, ou principes du droit politique par J. J. Rousseau, citoyen de Genè…1762WG's sale catalog lists: Rousseau (J. J.) ses Oeuv…
11  September  1791Hume Original Contract Hume, David'Of the original contract' in Three essays, moral and political: never before published. …1748‘Of the original contract' in WG's sale catalog li…
12  September  1791Part of Hume on Morals Hume, DavidAn enquiry concerning the principles of morals.1751WG's sale catalog lists: Hume's (David) Essays and…
12  September  1791of Paley's Philosophy Paley, WilliamThe principles of moral and political philosophy.1785WG's sale catalog lists:Paley's (Archd.) Principle…
12  September  1791of Mackintosh Mackintosh, JamesVindiciae Gallicae. Defence of the French Revolution and its English admirers against …1791WG's sale catalog lists:Mackintosh's (Sir J.) Defe…
12  September  1791Taxation no Tyranny Johnson, SamuelTaxation no tyranny; an answer to the resolutions and address of the American Congress…1775
13  September  1791De l'Homme Helvétius, Claude-AdrienDe l'homme, de ses facultés intellectuelle et de son education. Ouvrage posthume de M.…1773Listed in WG's sale catalog:Helvetius, de l'Homme,…
13  September  1791Dix Mille XenophonLa retraite des dix mille de Xenophon, ou l'expédition de Cyrus contre Artaxerxes, ave…1706Ablancourt, Nicolas Perrot, sieur d' (translator) …
14  September  1791Inegalité parmi les Hommes Rousseau, Jean-Jacques Discours sur l'origine et les fondements de l'inegalité parmi les hommes, par Jean Jac…1755WG's sale catalog lists: Rousseau (J. J.) ses Oeuv…
15  September  1791Rollin on Sparta Rollin, Charles Histoire ancienne des Egyptiens, des Carthaginois, des Assyriens, des Babyloniens, des…1730-3813 volumes. Translated as: Rollin, Charles The anc…
16  September  1791Hume on Polygamy & Climate Hume, David Essays, moral and political1742(originally anonymous) ‘Of polygamy and divorces' …
16  September  1791Mitford on Sparta Mitford, WilliamThe History of Greece1784Volume I. WG's sale catalog lists:Mitford's (W.) H…
16  September  1791Priestley versus Reid Priestley, JosephAn examination of Dr. Reid's Inquiry into the human mind on the principles of common s…1774
18  September  1791Read the Traveller Goldsmith, OliverThe traveller, or a prospect of society: a poem inscribed to the Rev. Mr. Henry Goldsm…1764If WG read this poem in a collection of Goldsmith,…
19  September  1791Deserted Village Goldsmith, OliverThe deserted village.1770If WG read this poem in a collection of Goldsmith,…
19  September  1791& Retaliation Goldsmith, OliverRetaliation: a poem by doctor Goldsmith. Including epitaphs on the most distinguished …1774If WG read this poem in a collection of Goldsmith,…
20  September  1791Raynal on South America Raynal, Guillaume Thomas, abbé deHistoire philosophique et politiques des éstablissemens & du commerce des européens da…1770WG's sale catalog lists: Raynal's (Abbe') Histoire…
21  September  1791Burke on Paraguay Burke, EdmundAn account of the European settlements in America. In six parts. I. A short history of…1757WG's sale catalog lists:Burke's (Edm.) Account of …
22  September  1791M. R. of Condillac Unable to identify.
26  September  1791M. R. of Falconer on Climate Unable to identify.
27  September  1791Hume's Essays Hume, David Essays, moral and political1742(originally anonymous) ‘Of eloquence' in . Volume …
29  September  1791Hume's Essays Hume, DavidPolitical discourses.1752Possibly one or more of the following: ‘Of commerc…
6  October  1791Systême Social Holbach, Paul Henry Thiry, baron d'Systême social, ou principes naturels de la morale et de la politique. Avec un examen …1773. Tome premier.
7  October  1791Frederic Frederick II, King of PrussiaPosthumous works of Frederic II. King of Prussia. . . . Trans. Thomas Holcroft from ‘O…1789Holcroft, Thomas (translator) Conjecture based on …
13  October  1791Hist. de mon Tems Frederick II, King of PrussiaHistoire de mon temps.1788Translated as: Frederick II, King of Prussia Holcr…
16  October  1791Holcroft's Novel Holcroft, ThomasAnna St. Ives.1792WG is reading Holcroft's manuscript.WG's sale cata…
22  October  1791Condorcet's Life of Voltaire, en partie Condorcet, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, marquis deThe life of Voltaire, by the Marquis de Condorcet. To which are added memoirs of Volta…1790Translated from: Condorcet, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas d…
24  October  1791Dom Chaudon Chaudon, Louis Mayeul, DomMémoires pour servir á l'histoire de M. de Voltaire. Historical and critical memoirs o…1786
24  October  1791Commentaire Histore Wagniere, Jean-Louis (attributed to)Commentaire historique sur les ouvres de l'auteur de La Henriade: avec les pièces orig…1776Durey de Morsan, Joseph-Marie (attributed to) Chri…
26  October  1791Villette's Life of Voltaire Duvernet, Théophile Imarigeon, abbéLa vie de Voltaire, par M***.1786See PPW 3: 133: WG's note ‘Vie de Voltaire, par M*…
27  October  1791Le Mondain Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetLe mondain.1736?WG's sale catalog lists:Voltaire, Theatre, Henria…
27  October  1791Appeal to the Old Whigs Burke, EdmundAn appeal from the new to the old whigs, in consequence of some late discussions in Pa…1791
28  October  1791Tucker Tucker, JosiahA letter to Edmund Burke, Esq.: member of Parliament for the city of Bristol, and agen…1775
31  October  1791Poesies de Voltaire Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetContes et poésies diverses de M. de Voltaire.1777
1  November  1791Locke Locke, JohnTwo treatises of government: In the former, the false principles and foundation of Sir…1690
2  November  1791Burke's Speech 1774. Burke, EdmundSpeech of Edmund Burke, Esq. on American taxation, April 19, 1774.1774
7  November  1791Pucelle Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetLa pucelle d'Orléans, poème héroï-comique.1755
8  November  1791Burke's Speech 1775 Burke, EdmundThe speech of Edmund Burke, Esq.; on moving his resolutions for conciliation with the …1775
9  November  1791Sillery, Leçons Genlis, Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse deLeçons d'une gouvernante a ses élèves, ou, Fragments d'un journal: qui a été fait pour…1791
10  November  1791Price on Morals Price, RichardA review of the principal questions and difficulties in morals; particularly those rel…1758
10  November  1791Preface to Marmontel Marmontel, Jean-FrançoisContes moraux,par M. Marmontel; suivis d'une Apologie du théatre.1761Translated as: Marmontel, Jean-François Denis, C. …
11  November  1791Common Sense Paine, ThomasCommon sense, addressed to the inhabitants of America, on the following interesting su…1776(published anonymously) Philadelphia 1776 London: …
21  November  1791Read the Widow Genlis, Stephanie Félicité, comtesse deWidow of Sarepta1786Holcroft, Thomas (translator) in Théâtre á l'usage…
21  November  1791Temple du Gout Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetLe temple du gout.1733
24  November  1791Pentateuch Pentateuch. redaction of diverse sources in 4th century B.C.; edited by the Jewish Mas…1597Conjecture that WG reads the Pentateuch rather tha…
25  November  1791Dictionnaire Philosophique Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetDictionnaire philosophique, portative.1764
26  November  1791Joshua Joshua.1597Compiled and edited c. 609 B.C. and edited again i…
2  December  1791Bossuet Bossuet, Jacques BénigneDiscours sur l'histoire universelle a Monseigneur le Dauphin pour expliquer la suite d…1681Translated as: Bossuet, Jacques Bénigne An univers…
2  December  1791P. Pindar's Remonstrce Pindar, Peter (John Wolcot)The Remonstrance. To which is added, an Ode to my ass: also, The magpie and robin, a t…1791
5  December  1791Montesquieu Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat, baron deDe l'esprit des loxi, ou Du rapport que les loix doivent avoir avec la constitution de…1748
5  December  1791Hume Hume, DavidUnable to identify title.
6  December  1791Johnson's Origin of Evil Johnson, SamuelA free inquiry into the nature and origin of evil1757Review of Soame Jenyns's in The Literary Magazine,…
11  December  1791Metronomanie, Act 1 {.} Piron, AlexisLa métromanie, ou Le poëte, comédie en vers et en cinq actes.1738
13  December  1791Livy, speeches of Junius and Torquatus Livy (Titus Livius)Ab Urbe Condita1708; also called Annales. (From the Founding of the C…
13  December  1791Speeches, Soho school Unable to identify.
13  December  1791Speech of Marius in Sallust Sallust (Gaius Sallustius Crispus)Bellum Iugurthinum. (The War with Jugurtha)chapter lxxxv41 B.C.
15  December  1791Courses de Tempé Piron, AlexisLes courses de Tempé.1734
15  December  1791Analyse de la Rep. de Platon Unable to identify.
19  December  1791Read Law on Perfection Law, Edmund, bishop of CarlisleConsiderations of the world with regard to the theory of religion.1745
21  December  1791Read Cymon Garrick, DavidCymon, a dramatic romance. As performed at the Theatres Royal Drury Lane and Covent Ga…1767Arne, Michael (music) The play was revived, perfor…
26  December  1791Consult Price on Liberty Price, RichardObservations on the nature of civil liberty, the principles of government, and the jus…1776OR Price, Richard Additional observations on the n…
3  January  1792Read Rights of Man 18 Paine, ThomasThe rights of man, being an answer to Mr. Burke's attack on the French Revolution.1791Probably Part 1, since WG later records moving on …
3  January  1792Burke's Reflections, <Costive> 28 pages Burke, EdmundReflections on the revolution in France, and on the proceedings in certain societies i…1790
7  January  1792Read Anacharsis, 53 pages Cloots, AnacharsisLa république universelle, ou, Adresse aux tyrannicides.1783This is probably the text WG is reading, since he …
11  January  1792Parr's Dedication to Hurd Parr, SamuelDedication of Two tracts of a Warburtonian, from Tracts: by Warburton and a Warburtoni…1789
12  January  1792Epistle to Hogarth Churchill, CharlesAn epistle to William Hogarth.1763
13  January  1792Churchil; Night, Churchill, CharlesNight: an epistle to Robert Lloyd. By C. Churchill.1760
13  January  1792Conferences Churchill, CharlesThe conference: a poem.1763
13  January  1792Farewel Churchill, CharlesThe farewell:a poem. By C. Churchill.1764
16  January  1792Read Protesilas en Télémaq[ ] Fénelon, François de Salignac de La Mothe-Les avantures de Télémaque, fils d'Ulysse; ou, Suite du quatrième livre de l'Odyssée d…1699
18  January  1792Read the Rosciad Churchill, CharlesThe Rosciad.1761
19  January  1792the Candidate Churchill, CharlesThe candidate: a poem. By C. Churchill.1764
21  January  1792Isabella Garrick, DavidIsabella; or, The fatal marriage. A play. Altered from Southern. As it is now performi…1757Southerne, Thomas
24  January  1792Read the Biter Rowe, NicholaThe biter: a comedy. As it is acted at the Theatre in Lincolns-Inn-Fields, by Her Maje…1705s
26  January  1792Read < > the Author, Churchill, CharlesThe author: a poem.1763
26  January  1792Independence, Churchill, CharlesIndependence: a poem. Addressed to the minority.1764
26  January  1792Apology Churchill, CharlesApology, addressed to the critical reviewers. By C. Churchill.1761
26  January  1792& Jane Shore Rowe, NicholasThe tragedy of Jane Shore.1714
26  January  1792Begin Oedipus Tyrannus SophoclesOedipus Tyrannus. (Oedipus the King)conjectured 430s or 420s B.C.
27  January  1792Read Gotham, B. I. Churchill, CharlesGotham: a poem.1764(Books 1-3)
27  January  1792Begin Tasso, Canto 6 Tasso, TorquatoGerusalemme liberata. (Jerusalem Delivered)1581WG's sale catalog lists the following:Tasso's Jeru…
3  February  1792Read Mirabeau, 60 pages Mirabeau, Gabriel-Honoré de Riquetti, comte deLettres originales de Mirabeau, écrites du donjon de Vincennes, pendant les années 177…17924 volumes. OR Mirabeau, Gabriel-Honoré de Riquetti…
7  February  1792Prophecy of Famine Churchill, CharlesThe prophecy of famine: a Scots pastoral.1763
16  February  1792Paine, Pt II, 88 pages Paine, ThomasRights of man. Part the second. Combining principle and practice. By Thomas Paine1792… WG's sale catalog lists:Paine's (Tho.) Political…
17  February  1792Porson, 180 pages … Porson, RichardLetters to Travis, in answer to his defence of the three heavenly witnesses, I John V.…1790Of Porson's various works, this one seems the only…
20  February  1792Road to Ruin Holcroft, ThomasRoad to ruin.1792
20  February  1792Read the West Indian Cumberland, RichardThe West Indian: a comedy. As it is performed at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane.1771
28  February  1792Coriolanus, 3 acts Shakespeare, WilliamThe tragedy of Coriolanus.1623First FolioWG's sale catalog lists several edition…
1  March  1792Barlow's advice, 47 pages Barlow, JoelAdvice to the privileged orders, in the several states of Europe, resulting from the n…1792Part 1.
6  March  1792begin Philoctetes SophoclesPhiloctetesfirst produced in 409 B.C.
7  March  1792Hume on National Characters Hume, DavidThree essays, moral and political: never before published. Which completes the former …1748‘Essay on national characters' in WG's sale catalo…
7  March  1792Burke on Ireland, 57 pages Burke, WilliamA letter from the Right Hon. Edmund Burke, M.P., to Sir Hercules Langrishe, Bart., M.P…1792
7  March  1792Hume on self love Hume, DavidAn enquiry concerning the principles of morals1751part 1 of section ii. WG's sale catalog lists: Hum…
8  March  1792read the Baviad Gifford, WilliamThe Baviad: a paraphrastic imitation of the first satire of Persius.1791
9  March  1792Read the Duellist Churchill, CharlesThe duelist: a poem in three books.1764
9  March  1792Richard II, 2 acts Shakespeare, WilliamThe tragedy of King Richard the Second.1597QuartoWG's sale catalog lists several editions of …
9  March  1792Story of Mrs Wolstencraft Wollstonecraft, MaryOriginal stories from real life: with conversations, calculated to regulate the affect…1788OR Wollstonecraft, Mary Mary, a fiction. 1788 WG's…
11  March  1792Read Wakefield Wakefield, GilbertMemoirs of the life of Gilbert Wakefield, B.A., late fellow of JesusCollege, Cambridge…1792Conjecture based on WG's later reading of Wakefiel…
13  March  1792Rights of Kings, 12 pages Cuninghame, William, of EnterkineThe rights of kings.1791OR Pindar, Peter (John Wolcot) The rights of kings…
14  March  1792Discontents, 40 pages Burke, EdmundThoughts on the cause of the present discontents.1770
16  March  1792Bentham, introd. & 19 pages Bentham, JeremyA fragment on government; being an examination of what is delivered, on the subject of…1776OR Bentham, Jeremy An introduction to the principl…
17  March  1792Epistle to Lonsdale Pindar, Peter (John Wolcot)A commiserating epistle to James Lowther, Earl of Londsdale and Lowther, Lord Lieut. a…1791
20  March  1792Henry IV, 1 act Shakespeare, WilliamThe history of Henry the Fourth.1598First QuartoWG's sale catalog lists several editio…
22  March  1792Conspiracy of Kings Barlow, JoelThe conspiracy of kings: a poem: addressed to the inhabitants of Europe, from another …1792
24  March  1792Read Poetry Professors, Churchill, CharlesPoetry professors1779in The poetical works: in three volumes: with the …
24  March  1792Dedication, Possibly the dedication to the edition of Charles …
24  March  1792Journey, Churchill, CharlesThe journey: a fragment. By C. Churchill.1765
24  March  1792Observer, 4 papers Cumberland, RichardThe observer, being a collection of moral, literary and familiar essays1786. Editions were published in , 1787-81, 1788-90, 1…
25  March  1792Mercier's Road to Ruin Holcroft, ThomasThe road to ruin.1792Louis-Sebastien Mercier is a well-known French pla…
27  March  1792Priestley on Birm. Riot Priestley, JosephAn appeal to the public, on the subject of the riots in Birmingham: to which are added…1791
2  April  1792Read Rogers's Sermons Rogers, JohnTwelve sermons preached upon several occasions: By John Rogers1730… OR Rogers, John Nineteen sermons on several occa…
3  April  1792Sceptic, 3 cantos Holcroft, ThomasHuman happiness, or, The sceptic: a poem, in six cantos.1783?
5  April  1792Begin Antigone SophoclesAntigone.between 450 and 440 B.C.
5  April  1792Read Henry IV, P. II, 1 act Shakespeare, WilliamThe second part of Henry the Fourth.1600QuartoWG's sale catalog lists several editions of …
5  April  1792Collins's Remarks Collins, AnthonyA letter to the learned Mr. Henry Dodwell; containing some remarks on a (pretended) de…1707OR Collins, Anthony A dissertation on liberty and …
5  April  1792Begin the Andrian Terence (Publius Terentius Afer)Andria. (The Woman of Andros)166-160 B.C.
6  April  1792Read Clarke's 1st Defence Clarke, SamuelA defence of an argument made use of in a letter to Mr Dodwel, to prove the immaterial…1707
9  April  1792Conscious Lovers, 2 acts Steele, RichardThe conscious lovers.1722(dated 1723)
11  April  1792Ranger, act. 1 Silvester, ----Ranger in wedlock; or, The amiable mistake.1788date of first production (Little Haymarket) Ranger…
14  April  1792Edwards, 6 pages Edwards, JonathanAn essay on the nature of true virtue.1778
17  April  1792App. to Price on Morals Price, RichardA review of the principal questions in morals. Particularly those respecting the origi…1787
17  April  1792Twelfth Night; Shakespeare, WilliamTwelfth night, or What you will.1623First FolioWG's sale catalog lists several edition…
17  April  1792Antony, act 1 Shakespeare, WilliamThe tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra.1623First FolioWG's sale catalog lists several edition…
18  April  1792Collins's Reply Collins, AnthonyA reply to Mr. Clark's Defence of his letter to Mr. Dodwell. With a postscript relatin…1707
18  April  1792Clarke's 2nd Defence Clarke, SamuelA second defense of an argument made use of in a letter to Mr Dodwel, to prove the imm…1707
18  April  1792Use of Reason Watts, IsaacLogick: or, the right use of reason in the enquiry after truth. With a variety of rule…1725OR Collins, Anthony Essay concerning the use of re…
19  April  1792Eunuch, act. 1 Terence (Publius Terentius Afer)Eunuchus. (The Eunuch)160-166 B.C.
19  April  1792Henry V, act 1 Shakespeare, WilliamThe life of Henry the Fifth.1600QuartoWG's sale catalog lists several editions of …
20  April  1792Collins's Reflections, 24 pages Collins, AnthonyReflections on Mr. Clark's Second defence of his letter to Mr. Dodwell…1707
24  April  1792Tempest Shakespeare, WilliamThe tempest.1623First FolioWG's sale catalog lists several edition…
25  April  1792Read Friendship in Fashion, 3 acts Otway, ThomasFriendship in fashion, as it is acted at his royal highness the Duke's Theatre.1678
26  April  1792Secret Hist. of Cha. II, 30 pages Author unknownSecret history of the last four monarchs of Great Britain, Part 2: The secret history …1690
30  April  1792Burnet's Own Times, 200 pages Burnet, GilbertBishop Burnet's history of his own time. v. 1 From the restoration of King Charles II,…1724-1734Burnet, Sir Thomas (editor) (2 volumes)
1  May  1792Ludlow, 10 pages Ludlow, EdmundMemoirs of Edmund Ludlow, Esq.1698
2  May  1792Hume, 40 pages Hume, DavidPhilosophical essays concerning human understanding. By the author of the Essays moral…1748AND/OR Hume, David An enquiry concerning the princ…
4  May  1792Fugitive, 2 acts Shapter, ThomasThe fugitive; or, Happy recess, a dramatic pastoral, in two acts.1790
5  May  1792Venice Preserved, 3 acts Otway, ThomasVenice preserv'd; or, a plot discovered. As it is acted at the Duke's Theatre.1681or 1682
6  May  1792Read Geddes on slavery Geddes, AlexanderAn apology for slavery; or, Six cogent arguments against the immediate abolition of th…1792
7  May  1792Barlow, 58 Barlow, JoelAdvice to the privileged orders, in the several states of Europe, resulting from the n…1792Part 1. OR Barlow, Joel The conspiracy of kings: a…
8  May  1792Gulliver, 7 pages Swift, JonathanTravels into several remote nations of the world. In four parts. By Lemuel Gulliver…1726
10  May  1792Burke on Natural Society Burke, EdmundA vindication of natural society; or, A view of the miseries and evils arising to mank…1756WG's sale catalog lists the following:Burke's Vind…
12  May  1792Paley, 53 pages Paley, WilliamThe principles of moral and political philosophy.1785Conjecture based on WG's reading of this text in 1…
14  May  1792Discours sur l'Homme, 2 parties Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetLes discours sur l'homme1768in La Henriade, en dix chants, précédée, accompagn…
16  May  1792Wakefield's Memoirs, 170 pages Wakefield, GilbertMemoirs of the life of Gilbert Wakefield, B.A., late fellow of JesusCollege, Cambridge…1792
18  May  1792Loi Naturelle, 2 parties Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetPoëmes sur le désastre de Lisbonne et sur la loi naturelle avec des préfaces, des note…1756
18  May  1792Parr's Sequel, 168 pages Parr, SamuelA sequel to the printed paper lately circulated in Warwickshire by the Rev. Charles Cu…1792
18  May  1792Paine's Letter to the Const. Society Unable to identify separate publication.WG's sale …
20  May  1792read Poeme sur Lisbonne Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetPoëmes sur le désastre de Lisbonne et sur la loi naturelle avec des préfaces, des note…1756
22  May  1792Orphan, acts 1 & 2 Otway, ThomasThe orphan; or, the unhappy marriage.1680
23  May  1792Steel on Punctuation Steel, DavidElements of punctuation; containing remarks on an Essay on punctuation; and critical o…1786
26  May  1792Fair Penitent, act 1 Rowe, NicholasThe fair penitent.1703
30  May  1792Douglas, 1 act Home, JohnDouglas, a tragedy. As performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and Covent Garden. P…1756
8  June  1792Lettres sur les Animaux, 168 pages Leroy, Charles GeorgesLettres sur les animaux.1768
8  June  1792History of a Creole, 116 pages Author unknown (by a Creole)The fortunate transport; or, the secret history of the life and adventures of the cele…1748(part 1); 1750 (part 2/complete work)
10  June  1792Read Parr's Irenopolis Parr, SamuelA letter from Irenopolis to the inhabitants of Eleutheropolis; or, A serious address t…1792
10  June  1792Paine's Letter to Dundas Paine, ThomasLetter to the Right Honourable Mr. Secretary Dundas, from Thomas Paine, author of The …1792OR Paine, Thomas A letter to Mr. Secretary Dundas,…
12  June  1792Read the Political Dialogue Pasquinell, ----, Signor [pseudonym]Crowns and sceptres, useless baubles: a political dialogue; ça ira, ça ira.1792OR Author unknown An impartial and political dialo…
13  June  1792Wolstencraft, 169 pages Wollstonecraft, MaryVindication of the rights of woman.1792Conjecture based on WG's other reading during this…
15  June  1792Read Wyvil, 42 pages Wyvill, ChristopherA defence of Dr. Price and the reformers of England.1792
16  June  1792Eloise, Vol. 4, 56 pages; Vol. 5, 74 pages Rousseau, Jean-JacquesJulie: ou, la nouvelle Héloïse1761original edition titled Lettres de deux amans, hab…
21  June  1792Read Price, 21 pages 1783Insufficient information to identify the specific …
21  June  1792Country Girl Garrick, DavidThe country girl: a comedy, (altered from Wycherley) as it is acted at the Theatre Roy…1766
22  June  1792Read the Agreeable Surprise O'Keeffe, JohnThe agreeable surprise.1781
23  June  1792Read Collins on Human Liberty Collins, AnthonyA philosophical inquiry concerning human liberty and necessity.1717
23  June  1792Priestley Priestley, JosephA philosophical inquiry concerning human liberty. By Anthony Collins, Esq. Republished…1790Conjecture based on Godwin's other reading at this…
28  June  1792Read Hume on causation, &c., 22 pages Hume, DavidPhilosophical essays concerning human understanding. By the author of the Essays moral…1748Although there is no section explicitly titled ‘ca…
29  June  1792Read Watson on Time, 80 pages Watson, WilliamA treatise on time.1785
30  June  1792Burke on Oeconomy, 14 pages Burke, EdmundSpeech of Edmund Burke, Esq., member of Parliament for the city of Bristol, on present…1780
5  July  1792Barrow's Ma. Lectures, 22 pages on space Barrow, IsaacThe usefulness of mathematical learning explained and demonstrated: being mathematical…1734
8  July  1792Burke's Speech at Bristol, 12 pages Burke, EdmundA speech of Edmund Burke, Esq. at the Guildhall, in Bristol, previous to the late elec…1780
9  July  1792Junius, 270 pages Francis, Philip, sir (attributed to)The letters of Junius.1770-74WG's sale catalog lists: Junius' Letters, with cop…
11  July  1792Burke on the Sublime, 26 pages Burke, EdmundA philosophical enquiry into the origin of our ideas of the sublime and beautiful.1757
15  July  1792Hume's Dialogues, 35 pages Hume, DavidDialogues concerning natural religion. By David Hume, Esq.1779WG's sale catalog lists: Hume's (David) Essays and…
22  July  1792Hume's Hist. of Religion, 10 pages Hume, DavidFour dissertations, part I.1757‘The natural history of religion' in Included in t…
23  July  1792Love's Labour Lost, 4 acts Shakespeare, WilliamLove's labour lost.1598QuartoWG's sale catalog lists several editions of …
23  July  1792Spence's Magliabechi Spence, JosephA parallel; in the manner of Plutarch: between a most celebrated man of Florence; and …1758
25  July  1792Measure for Measure, acts 1 & 2 Shakespeare, WilliamMeasure for measure.1623First FolioWG's sale catalog lists several edition…
26  July  1792Midsummer Nights, 2 ½ acts Shakespeare, WilliamA midsummer night's dream.1600QuartoWG's sale catalog lists several editions of …
27  July  1792Merchant of Venice, 1 ½ acts Shakespeare, WilliamThe comical history of the merchant of Venice, or otherwise called the Jew of Venice.1600QuartoWG's sale catalog lists several editions of …
28  July  1792Much Ado, 3 acts Shakespeare, WilliamMuch ado about nothing.1600QuartoWG's sale catalog lists several editions of …
30  July  1792Read Rowe's Life of Shakespeare Rowe, NicholasThe works of Mr. William Shakespear: in six volumes. Adorn'd with cuts, revis'd and co…1709
30  July  1792Pope's [Preface] Pope, Alexander The works of Shakespear.1725Preface to
30  July  1792Johnson's Prefaces Johnson, SamuelThe plays of William Shakespeare: in ten volumes, with the corrections and illustratio…17731778 second edition WG's Diary for this date says:…
30  July  1792Malone's Chronology Malone, EdmundAn attempt to ascertain the order in which the plays of Shakespeare were written1778, in The plays of William Shakespeare, with notes …
31  July  1792Two Gentlemen of Verona Shakespeare, WilliamThe two gentlemen of Verona.1623First Folio WG's sale catalog lists several editio…
1  August  1792Stuart, 137 pages Stuart, GilbertA view of society in Europe, in its progress from rudeness to refinement: or, inquirie…1778
6  August  1792Cibber's Richard, 3 acts Shakespeare, WilliamThe tragical history of King Richard III. As it is acted at the Theatre Royal.1700Cibber, Colley (adaptor)
7  August  1792Essay on Falstaff Morgann, MauriceAn essay on the dramatic character of Sir John Falstaff.1777OR Richardson, William Essays on Shakespeare's dra…
8  August  1792Merry Wives Shakespeare, WilliamThe merry wives of Windsor.1602First QuartoWG's sale catalog lists several editio…
8  August  1792Henry 6 I, 1 ½ acts Shakespeare, WilliamThe tirst part of Henry the Sixth.1623First Folio WG's sale catalog lists several editio…
9  August  1792Lear Shakespeare, WilliamThe history of King Lear.1607-8First QuartoOR Shakespeare, William The tragedy of…
10  August  1792Henry 6 II Shakespeare, WilliamThe second part of Henry VI.1594Quarto, under the title of The first part of the c…
11  August  1792Henry 6 III Shakespeare, WilliamThe Third Part of Henry the Sixt.1595Octavo and 1600 Quarto under the title The true tr…
12  August  1792Richard, 2 1/3 < > acts Shakespeare, WilliamThe tragedy of King Richard the Third.1597QuartoOR Shakespeare, William The tragedy of King …
13  August  1792Henry 8, acts 1 & 2 Shakespeare, WilliamThe famous history of the life of Henry the Eight.1623First FolioWG's sale catalog lists several edition…
15  August  1792Julius Caesar, 3 acts Shakespeare, WilliamThe tragedy of Julius Caesar.1623First Folio WG's sale catalog lists several editio…
16  August  1792Vie de Franklin, 28 pages Franklin, BenjaminMémoires de la vie privée de Benjamin Franklin écrits par lui meme, et addressés a son…1791Gibelin, Jacques (translator)
20  August  1792Prospects on the Rubicon, 22 pages Paine, ThomasProspects on the Rubicon: or, an investigation into the causes and consequences of the…1787WG's sale catalog lists:Paine's (Tho.) Political W…
20  August  1792Johnson's Life of Milton Johnson, SamuelLife of Milton.1779-1781in Prefaces, biographical and critical, to the wor…
20  August  1792Toland's do, 30 pages Toland, JohnLife of Milton.1698
21  August  1792Chronology of Milton Unable to identify.
21  August  1792Woolston, 40 pages Woolston, ThomasDiscourses on the miracles of our saviour, in view of the present controversy between …1727-29
21  August  1792Castle of Indolence, B. 1 Thomson, JamesCastle of indolence. An allegorical poem. Written in imitation of Spenser.1748
24  August  1792Confessions, Part II, 92 pages Rousseau, Jean-JacquesSeconde partie des Confessions1789in Second Supplément á la Collection des Oeuvres d…
25  August  1792Rousseau on Miracles, 37 pages Rousseau, Jean-JacquesEmile, ou de l'éducation, par J.-J. Rousseau, citoyen de Genève.1762Rousseau discusses miracles in Book IV of Emile. W…
25  August  1792Dedication to the Republic, 22 pages Unable to identify.
26  August  1792As you Like it, 2 ½ acts Shakespeare, WilliamAs you like it.1623First FolioWG's sale catalog lists several edition…
28  August  1792Rêveries, 33 pages Rousseau, Jean-JacquesLes rêveries du promeneur solitaire1782in Oeuvres posthumes de J.-J. Rousseau . . . ou Re…
29  August  1792Read his journal [Jardine's] Unable to identify.
29  August  1792Cooper's Reply, 66 pages Cooper, ThomasA reply to Mr. Burke's invective against Mr. Cooper, and Mr. Watt, in the House of Com…1792
30  August  1792Nouvelles Lettres, 84 pages Rousseau, Jean-JacquesNouvelles lettres de J.-J. Rousseau.1789Conjecture based on the fact that WG is reading a …
30  August  1792Lettre à d'Alembert, 88 pages Rousseau, Jean-JacquesJean Jacques Rousseau citoyen de Genève à M. D'Alembert, de l'Académie Françoise, de l…1758WG's sale catalog lists: Rousseau (J. J.) ses Oeuv…
4  September  1792La Tactique Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetLa Tactique. Pièce de vers de M. de Voltaire envoyée de Ferney par l'auteur a M. l'abb…1773de Voisenon le 30 novembre 1773.
4  September  1792Borghesi's ms An essay on civil government; or, society restored1793In her annotation to a letter by WG to Alexander J…
5  September  1792Apocalypse, 34 pages Book of Revelation92-96 A.D.
7  September  1792Rabaud's History, 105 pages Rabaut, Jean-PaulThe history of the revolution of France1792White, James (translator) . Translated from the Fr…
8  September  1791Patriot Johnson, SamuelThe patriot. Addressed to the electors of Great Britain.1774(published anonymously)
8  September  1791False Alarm Johnson, SamuelThe false alarm. A defense of the conduct of the House of Commons towards John Wilkes.1770
13  September  1792Price par Mira., 16 pages Mirabeau, Honoré-Gabriel de Riquetti, comte deConsidérations sur l'ordre Cincinnatus, ou imitation d'un pamphlet anglo-américain, pa…1784Translated as: Mirabeau, Honoré-Gabriel de Riquett…
16  September  1792read the Liar AnonymousThe liar: a comedy. In three acts.1763
16  September  1792Mably sur l'Amérique, 60 pages Mably, Gabriel Bonnot, abbé deObservations sur le gouvernement et les lois des États-Unis de l'Amerique, par M. l'ab…1784
17  September  1792Major Cartwrights pamphlet Cartwright, JohnA summary of a treatise by Major Cartwright, entitled The people's barrier against und…1780?OR Cartwright, John Letters to the deputies of th…
20  September  1792Mably on Legislation, 26 pages Mably, Gabriel Bonnot, abbé deDe la législation, ou Principes des lois par l'abbé de Mably.1776
20  September  1792Paley on War, 26 pages Paley, WilliamThe principles of moral and political philosophy.1785‘Of war, and of military establishments,' Book VI,…
20  September  1792Jockey Club, 22 pages Pigott, CharlesThe Jockey Club, or a sketch of the manners of the age.1792Probably part the first, since the page count coin…
23  September  1792Hobhouse; 75 pages Hobhouse, BenjaminA treatise on heresy, as cognizable by the spiritual courts. And an examination of the…1792
26  September  1792Rousseau à Malesherbes, 36 pages Rousseau, Jean-JacquesLettres nouvelles de J.-J. Rousseau sur le motif de sa retraite à la campagne adressée…1780WG's sale catalog lists: Letters to Malesherbes, 1…
27  September  1792Article, Fondation Unable to identify.
1  October  1792Odes of Importance Pindar, Peter (John Wolcot)Odes of importance, &c. To the shoemakers. To Mr. Burke. To irony. To Lord Lonsdale. T…1792
2  October  1792La Politique Naturelle, abrége, ça & la, 12 pages d' Holbach, Paul Henri Thiry, baronLa politique naturelle, ou Discours sur les vrais principes du gouvernemen, par un anc…1773
3  October  1792De la Maniére d'E. l'Hist., 26 pages Mably, Gabriel Bonnot, abbé deDe la manière d'écrire l'histoire, par m. l'Abbé de Mably.1783
3  October  1792Hume's Essays, Pt I, Essays 2, 3, 4 Hume, David Essays, moral and political.1741(originally anonymous) Essays, moral and political…
4  October  1792Hume, Pt I, Essay 5: do on commerce, &c., 28 pages Hume, David Essays, moral and political.1741(originally anonymous) Essays, moral and political…
4  October  1792Charlemagne, M., 50 pages Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetAbregé de l'histoire universelle, depuis Charlemagne, jusques á Charlequint (sic). Par…1753OR Voltaire, François-Marie Arouet Essay sur l'his…
7  October  1792Eloge de Montesquieu, 50 pages D'Alembert, Jean de RondEloge de Monsieur de Montesquieu, a la suite duquel on trovera: l'analyse de l'esprit …1756OR Lavaux, ---- Briquet, abbé de Éloge de Montesqu…
11  October  1792Anecdotes of Chatham, Vol. 1, minus speeches Almon, JohnAnecdotes of the life of the Right Hon. William Pitt, Earl of Chatham: and of the prin…1792
13  October  1792Plutarch's Cimon, 32 pages Plutarch (Plutarchus)Parallel lives of Greeks and Romans.1612Date unknown; Plutarch died c. 120 A.D.WG's sale c…
13  October  1792Sur les Grecs, 96 pages Mably, Gabriel Bonnot, abbé deObservations sur les Grecs.1749
15  October  1792Plutarch, Themistocles, 26 pages Plutarch (Plutarchus)Parallel lives of Greeks and Romans.1612Date unknown; Plutarch died c. 120 A.D.WG's sale c…
16  October  1792Logan, 121 pages Logan, JohnElements of the philosophy of history, part first.1781Woodhouselee, Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord OR Log…
16  October  1792Paine on the Proclamation, 17 pages Paine, ThomasLetter addressed to the addressers, on the late proclamation.1792WG's sale catalog lists: Paine's (Tho.) Political …
17  October  1792Annual Register, 20 pages Burke, EdmundThe annual register, or, A view of the history, politics, and literature for the year…1758-1791Dodsley, J.
18  October  1792Barlow to the Convention, 47 pages Barlow, JoelA letter to the national convention of France: on the defects in the constitution of 1…1792
19  October  1792Wolcot's More Money Pindar, Peter (John Wolcot)More money! or, odes of instruction to Mr. Pitt: with a variety of other choice matter…1792
20  October  1792Aristides, 41 pages Plutarchus (Plutarch)Parallel lives of Greeks and Romans.1612Date unknown; Plutarch died c. 120 A.D.WG's sale c…
25  October  1792Introduction to Smith's Thucydides, 39 pages ThucydidesThe history of the Peloponnesian war, translated from the Greek of Thucydides. In Two …1753Smith, William (translator)
27  October  1792Flowers of the Jacobins, 42 pages AnonymousFlowers of the Jacobins, containing biographical sketches of the characters at present…1792
29  October  1792Price on the Am. Revoln, 85 pages Price, RichardObservations on the importance of the American Revolution and the means of making it a…1784
30  October  1792Beccaria, 78 pages Beccaria, Cesare, marchese diDei delitti e delle pene.1764Translated as: Beccaria, Cesare, marchese di An es…
1  November  1792the Massacre Inchbald, ElizabethThe massacre, taken from the French; a tragedy of three acts in prose.1792
4  November  1792Pericles, Plutarch, 34 pages Plutarch (Plutarchus)Parallel lives of Greeks and Romans.1612Date unknown; Plutarch died c. 120 A.D.WG's sale c…
10  November  1792Versorand, 276 pages de la Solle, Henri-FrançoisMémoires de Versorand.1750Translated as: de la Solle, Henri-François Hill, J…
13  November  1792Ogilvie, 95 pages Ogilvie, William (originally, anonymous)An essay on the right of property in land, with respect to its foundation in the law o…1781
18  November  1792Holcroft's ms Holcroft, ThomasNot yet identified.
18  November  1792Burke, six October, 14 pages Burke, EdmundUnable to identify.
20  November  1792Holcroft's Chap. of Necessity Holcroft, ThomasUnable to identify title.
5  December  1792Marriage à la mode Dryden, JohnMarriage a-la-mode. A comedy. As it is acted at the Theatre Royal. Written by John Dry…1673
5  December  1792Duenna, 2 acts Sheridan, Richard BrinsleyThe duenna or double elopement, a comic-opera. As performed at the Theatre Royal in Co…1775Linley, Thomas (music) ?OR Badini, Carlo Francesco…
12  December  1792Mably, sur l'Ordre Naturel, 22 pages Mably, Gabriel Bonnot, abbé deDoutes proposés aux philosophes économists sur l'ordre naturel et essentiel des sociét…1768
14  December  1792Hume on Refinement, 12 pages Hume, DavidEssays, moral and political1742(originally anonymous) ‘Of simplicity and refineme…
21  December  1792School for Scandal, acts 4 & 5 Sheridan, Richard BrinsleyThe school for scandal.1780Probably a pirated edition.
3  January  1793Bibliotheque de l'Homme Public Condorcet, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, marquis deBibliothèque de l'homme public; ou Analyse raisonnée des principaux ouvrages françois …1790Peyssonel, Charles de Le Chapelier, Isaac R.
3  January  1793Utopia More, Sir ThomasUtopia.1516WG's sale catalog lists: More's (Sir T.) Works, bl…
8  January  1793reads his pamphlet Barry, JamesA letter to the Right Honourable the President, vice-presidents, and the rest of the n…1793
9  January  1793Benev. Quixote, 150 Purbeck, Jane (published anonymously)William Thornborough, the benevolent Quixote. In four volumes.1791
10  January  1793Read Pol. Justice, 18 pages Godwin, WilliamAn enquiry concerning political justice and its influence on general virtue and happin…1793WG is reading the manuscript.
12  January  1793Read Dunstan Godwin, WilliamSt. Dunstan.unpublishedWG is reading the manuscript (now in th…
14  January  1793Pamphlet by an Old Whig Author unknownThe present state of the British constitution, deduced from facts. By an old Whig1793. Of approximately 11 possible titles by ‘an old W…
24  January  1793H. Tooke's Trial Tooke, John Horne TookeThe trial (at large) of John Horne, Esq., upon an information filed ex officio by His …1777Gurney, Joseph This is the most recent of three pu…
24  January  1793Vaughan on War, 78 pages Vaughan, BenjaminThe essence of the calm observer, on the subjects of the concert of princes, the disme…1792-1793
27  January  1793read the Amorous Baronet Lorraine Conti, Louise-Marguerite deIntrigues of love: or, The amours and gallantries of the French court, during the reig…1689Sadleyr, Sir Edwine, baronet
28  January  1793Fox's pamphlet Fox, Charles JamesMr Fox's speech at the opening of Parliament.1793OR Fox, Charles James A letter from the Rt. Hon. C…
30  January  1793McIntosh to Pitt Mackintosh, Sir JamesA letter to the Right Honourable William Pitt, on his apostacy from the cause of parli…1792
30  January  1793Virgil, vs 198 Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro)Georgics.1793-0229 B.C. See diary -03 ‘End of B. IV.' Since Georgi…
30  January  1793Hume's Essays, IV, V, 8 pages Hume, DavidEssays, moral and political.1741Essays, moral and political were incorporated into…
31  January  1793Dehors Trompeurs, actes 1 & 2 Boissy, Louis deLes dehors trompeurs, ou l'homme du jour, comédie de Monsieur de Boissy, représentée p…1740
1  February  1793Embarras du Choix, actes 1 & 2 Boissy, Louis deL'embarras du choix. Comédie, en cinq actes, in vers.1742
8  February  1793Ecole des Maris, act 1 Molière, Jean-Baptiste PoquelinL'école des maris: comédie de I.B.P. Molière: representée sur le Théatre du Palais Roy…1661; first performed 1661 WG's sale catalog lists: Mo…
9  February  1793Sallust, 5 pages Sallust (Gaius Sallustius Crispus)Bellum Catilinae. (The War with Catiline)1677Alternative titles: Catilina, Bellum Catiniarium D…
12  February  1793Ecole des Femmes, acts 1, 2, 3 Molière, Jean-Baptiste PoquelinL'escole des femmes, comédie.1663; first performed 1662 WG's sale catalog lists: Mo…
16  February  1793Les Facheux Molière, Jean-Baptiste PoquelinLes Fâcheux, comédie.1662; first performed 1661 WG's sale catalog lists: Mo…
17  February  1793Etourdi, acts 1 & 2 Molière, Jean-Baptiste PoquelinL'estourdy;ou, Les contre-temps: comédie: representée sur le Theatre du Palais Royal.1663WG's sale catalog lists: Moliere, ses Oeuvres, 7 v…
21  February  1793Read the Amorous Cynic Holcroft, ThomasLove's frailties, or, Precept against practice.1794WG was reading this work in manuscript.
23  February  1793Horace, Odes 1 & 2 Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus)Odes.1792-181223 B.C. Books I-III; c. 13 B.C. Book IVWG's sale c…
25  February  1793Cicero in Catilinam, Orat. I, §. 1 & 2 Cicero, Marcus TulliusIn Catilinum (Speech against Lucius Sergius Catilina)Speech delivered 63 B.C.
26  February  1793Voltaire's Life of Molière Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetVie de Molière, avec des judgemens sur ses ouvrages.1739
27  February  1793Middleton, 76 pages Middleton, ConyersThe history of the life of Marcus Tullius Cicero: By Conyers Middleton.1741WG's sale catalog lists: Middleton's Life of Cicer…
27  February  1793Lettres Chinoises, Volt., 30 pages Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetLettres choinoises, indiennes et tartars. A Monsieur Paw, par un Benedictin, avec plus…1776
27  February  1793Vie de Molière, Anon., 80 pages Molière, Jean-Baptiste PoquelinOeuvres1784Unable to locate.Possibly contained in a collected…
2  March  1793[Co?]cu Imaginaire Molière, Jean-Baptiste PoquelinSganarelle, ou Le cocu imaginaire. Comedie. Avec les arguments de chaque scene.1660; first performed 1660
3  March  1793Man as he is, p. 38 Bage, RobertMan as he is. A novel. In four volumes. 1792
12  March  1793Consult documents Unable to identify.
13  March  1793Pro Rabirio Cicero, Marcus TulliusPro C. Rabirio Postumo Oratio. (The Speech on Behalf of Gaius Rabirius Postumus)Speech delivered 54 B.C.
17  March  1793De Bello Civili, §. 106 Caesar, Gaius JuliusBellum Civile. (The Civil Wars)c. 48-44 B.C.
18  March  1793Epist. I Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus)Epistularum. (Epistles)1792-181220 B.C. Book IWG's sale catalog lists two editions…
19  March  1793Turgot, p. 182-189 Condorcet, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, marquis deVie de M. Turgot.1786OR Turgot, Anne-Robert-Jacques, baron de l'Aulne R…
21  March  1793Pro S. Roscio, §. 1, 2, 3, 4 Cicero, Marcus TulliusPro Sexto Roscio Amerino. (In defence of Sextus Roscius of Ameria) Speech delivered 80 B.C.
25  March  1793Franklin's Miscellanies ms, passim Franklin, BenjaminMiscellanies, moral and instructive, in prose and verse.1787Moore, Milcah Martha (compiler) Ralling, John (als…
26  March  1793Vertot, Tom. III, p. 71-131 Vertot, René Aubert de Vertot, abbé deHistoire des révolutions arrivés dans le gouvernement de la République romaine1719. 3 volumes. Translated as: Vertot, René Aubert de…
27  March  1793Suetonius, J. C. §. 1-6 Suetonius (C. Suetonius Tranquillus)De vita Caesarum. (Lives of the Caesars)119-22 A.D. or earlier
27  March  1793Crucius's Roman Poets, ça et la Crusius, LewisThe lives of the Roman poets.1726-1732
31  March  1793Pictet to Woronzoff, p. 10 Unable to identify.
1  April  1793Horace, A. P., 239 Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus)Ars poetica (The art of poetry)1792-1812in Epistularum. (Epistles) probably 23-20 B.C. WG'…
5  April  1793Horace, Sat. III, vs. 103 Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus)Sermonum. (Satires)1792-1812probably 35 B.C.WG's sale catalog lists several ed…
4  April  1793Rollin's Rom. Hist. p. 30 Rollin, CharlesThe roman history from the foundation of Rome to the battle of Actium; that is, to the…1739-50Crevier, Jean Baptiste Louis Translated from: Roll…
8  April  1793Philosophie de l'Hist., p. 28 Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetLa philosophie de l'histoire. Par feu l'abbe Bazin.1765
10  April  1793Hooke, p. 101 Hooke, NathanielThe Roman history, from the building of Rome to the ruin of the Commonwealth. Illustra…1738-41WG's sale catalog lists a later edition: Hooke's (…
10  April  1793Plutarch, Life of Romulus, 39 pp Plutarchus (Plutarch)Parallel lives of Greeks and Romans.1612Date unknown; Plutarch died c. 120 A.D.WG's sale c…
11  April  1793Count Fathom, p. 186 Smollett, TobiasThe adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom.1753
15  April  1793Mort d'Adam Klopstock, Friedrich GottliebLa mort d'Adam: tragedie; traduite de L'Allemand.1758Translated from: Klopstock, Friedrich Gottlieb Der…
15  April  1793Mysterious Mother Walpole, HoraceThe mysterious mother: a tragedy. By Mr. Horace Walpole.1768
15  April  1793Religious Courtship, p. 170-264 Defoe, DanielReligious courtship: being historical discourses, on the necessity of marrying religio…1722
16  April  1793Mort d'Abel, Chant I & III Gessner, SalomonLa mort d'Abel, poème en cinq chants, traduit de l'allemand de M. Gessner, par M. Hube…1760
17  April  1793Roderic Random Smollett, TobiasThe adventures of Roderick Random. In two volumes. By Dr. Smollett.1780Harr. = printed for Harrison and co. as volume 2 i…
19  April  1793½ Winter's Tale Shakespeare, WilliamThe winter's tale.1623FolioWG's sale catalog lists several editions of S…
19  April  1793½ Othello Shakespeare, WilliamThe tragedy of Othello the Moore of Venice1603-4; 1622 First Quarto; 1623 First FolioWG's sale cat…
19  April  1793Britannicus, 3 acts Racine, JeanBritannicus, tragédie.1670; first performed 1669
21  April  1793scenes of Shylock Unable to identify.
22  April  1793Trenck the Pandour, 112 pages Trenck, Franz, Freiherr vonMemoirs of the life of the illustrious Francis Baron Trenck, sometime Lord of the Bed-…1747
25  April  1793Andromaque, acts 1 & 2 Racine, JeanAndromaque, tragédie.1668; first performed 1667
26  April  1793Preface to Knolles's Turks Knolles, RichardThe generall historie of the Turkes, from the first beginning of that nation to the ri…1603WG's sale catalog lists: Knolles' (Rich.) General …
27  April  1793Hume's Henry 8, 2 chaps, perfuncte Hume, DavidThe history of England, under the House of Tudor: comprehending the reigns of K. Henry…1759Later published in: Hume, David The history of Eng…
28  April  1793Fatal Curiosity, act 1 Lillo, GeorgeThe fatal curiosity. A true tragedy of three acts. As it is acted at the New Theatre i…1737OR Mackenzie, Henry The shipwreck: or, fatal curio…
28  April  1793consult Wanley on Man Wanley, NathanielThe wonders of the little world: or, a general history of man. In six books. Wherein b…1678
29  April  1793God's Revenge, p. 24 Reynolds, JohnThe triumphs of Gods revenge, against the crying, and execrable sinne of murther.1621OR Wall, Thomas God's revenge against the enemies …
2  May  1793Herman d'Una, p. 104 Unable to identify.
9  May  1793Moliere, Marriage Forcé Molière, Jean-Baptiste PoquelinLe marriage forcé: comédie.1668; first performed 1664 WG's sale catalog lists: Mo…
10  May  1793Athalie, actes 1 & 2 Racine, JeanAthalie: tragédie. Tirée de l'ecriture sainte. Par M. de Racine.1691; first performed 1691
13  May  1793Per. Pickle, p. 28 Smollett, TobiasThe adventures of Peregrine Pickle.1751
17  May  1793Man of Feeling, p. 175-201 Mackenzie, HenryThe man of feeling.1771
21  May  1793Grandison, 56 pages Richardson, SamuelThe history of Sir Charles Grandison. In a series of letters published from the origin…1753-54
27  May  1793Duplicity Holcroft, ThomasDuplicity: a comedy. As it is performed at the Theatre Royal, in Covent Garden. By Tho…1781.
29  May  1793Gamester, acts 1, 2, 3 Centlivre, SusannaThe gamester: a comedy.1705Prologue by N Rowe; adaptation of either Destauche…
1  June  1793Noble Peasant Holcroft, ThomasThe noble peasant: a comic opera, in three acts. As performed at the Theatre Royal, in…1784
3  June  1793Timon, act 1 Shakespeare, WilliamThe life of Timon of Athens.1623First FolioWG's sale catalog lists several edition…
4  June  1793Charles 12, p. 67 Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetHistoire de Charles XII, roi de Suède, par M. de V***.1731
6  June  1793Mrs Barbauld's Sermon. Barbauld, Anna LetitiaCivic sermons to the people. NumberI. Nay, why even of yourselves, judge ye not what i…1792
8  June  1793Humphry Clinker, p. 137 Smollett, TobiasThe expedition of Humphry Clinker.1771
10  June  1793Old Bachelor, acts 1, 2, 3 Congreve, WilliamThe old batchelor. A comedy, as it is acted at the Theatre Royal. By Their Majesties s…1693
13  June  1793Epod. 1 Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus)Epodon. (The Epodes)1792-1812c. 29 B.C.WG's sale catalog lists:Horatius (3 copi…
13  June  1793Hugh Trevor, ms, p. 206 Holcroft, ThomasThe adventures of Hugh Trevor.1794
14  June  1793Roubigné, p. 194 Mackenzie, HenryJulia de Roubigné: a tale. In a series of letters. Published by the author of The man …1777
15  June  1793Gardiner Unable to identify.
15  June  1793Double Dealer, 4 acts Congreve, WilliamThe double-dealer: a comedy. Acted at the Theatre Royal, by Their Majesties servants. …1694
15  June  1793Consult Mahomet Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetLe Fanatisme ou Mahomet le Prophète, tragédie, par M. de Voltaire.1743Conjecture based on WG's interest in drama and rec…
17  June  1793Jonathan Wild Fielding, HenryThe life of Jonathan Wild the great. By Henry Fielding, Esq.1782NM = printed for Harrison and co. as volume 9 in a…
18  June  1793Cecilia, Vol. V, p. 218-256 Burney, Frances (Mrs. D'Arblay)Cecilia, or Memoirs of an heiress, by the author of Evelina.1782
19  June  1793Launcelot Greaves, p. 72 Smollett, TobiasThe life and adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves. By Dr. Smollett. In two volumes.1782NM = printed for Harrison and co. as volume 9 in a…
19  June  1793Sent. Journey, p. 11 Sterne, LaurenceA sentimental journey through France and Italy.1768
21  June  1793Yorick, p. 38 Sterne, LaurenceThe sermons of Mr. Yorick1760[first title page]; Sermons by Laurence Sterne, A.…
22  June  1793Tartuffe, act 1 Molière, Jean-Baptiste PoquelinLe Tartuffe, ou L'imposteur: comédie par J.-B. P. de Molière.1669; first performed 1664 WG's sale catalog lists:Mol…
23  June  1793Jasper Wilson, p. 86 Wilson, Jasper (James Currie)A letter, commercial and political, addressed to the Rt. Honble. William Pitt, in whic…1793
24  June  1793Sethos, p. 45 Terrasson, JeanSethos, histoire ou vie tirée des monumens anecdotes de l'ancienne Egypte. Traduit d'u…1731
25  June  1793Horace, C. S. Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus)The odes, epodes, and carmen seculare of Horace, translated into English prose … toget…1712WG's sale catalog lists:Horatius (3 copies) Edinb.…
25  June  1793Nonjuror, acts 1, 2/2 Cibber, ColleyThe non-juror: a comedy. As it is acted at the Theatre Royal, by His Majesty's servant…1718
26  June  1793Misantrope, acts 1 & 2 Molière, Jean-Baptiste PoquelinLe misanthrope, comédie, par J.-B. P. de Molière.1667; first performed 1666 WG's sale catalog lists: Mo…
28  June  1793Double Gallant, 4 acts Cibber, ColleyThe double gallant: or, the sick lady's cure. A comedy. As it is acted at the Queen's …1707
29  June  1793Oedipe, 4 acts Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetOedipe, tragédie. Par Monsieur de Voltaire.1719WG's sale catalog lists:Voltaire, Theatre, Henriad…
30  June  1793Mariamne, act 1 Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetHérode et Mariamne: tragédie. Représentée pour la première fois le 6 mars 1723.1725WG's sale catalog lists:Voltaire, Theatre, Henriad…
3  July  1793Phedre, Act 1 Racine, JeanPhèdre et Hippolyte: tragédie par M. Racine.1677; first performed 1677
3  July  1793Gen. Lee, p. 70 Lee, CharlesMemoirs of the life of the late Charles Lee, Esq. lieutenant-colonel of the forty four…1792
9  July  1793Roxana, p. 120 Defoe, DanielThe fortunate mistress: or, a history of the life and vast variety of fortunes of Made…1724
11  July  1793Crisis, No. 1 & 2 Paine, ThomasThe American crisis. 1776Number I-IV WG's sale catalog lists only: Paine's …
11  July  1793Horne to Ashburton Tooke, John HorneA letter to Lord Ashburton, from Mr. Horne, occasioned by last Tuesday's debate in the…1782
12  July  1793Freinsheim's 2. C., Ch. 1 Freinsheim, Johann, and othersC. Cornelii Taciti opera quae exstant. Integris Beati Rhenani, Fulvii Ursini, M. Anton…1721. 2 volumes. WG's sale catalog lists: Tacite Opera…
13  July  1793Voltaire's Charles Edward Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetPrécis du siècle de Louis XV, par M. de Voltaire.1769Chapters XXIV and XXV
13  July  1793Countess of Nithisdale 1716Unable to identify.WG's sale catalog lists only: N…
13  July  1793Ascanius, p. 30 Griffiths, RalphAscaniu; or, the young adventurer; a true history. Translated from a manuscript privat…1746Burton, John (also attributed to)
13  July  1793Horne <a> to Dunning, p. 20 Tooke, John HorneA letter to John Dunning, Esq. By Mr. Horne.1778WG's sale catalog lists: Tooke's (Jo. Horne) Lette…
14  July  1793Behaviour of Lovat, 28 pp Author unknownA candid and impartial account of the behaviour of Simon Lord Lovat, from the time his…1747
15  July  1793Journal of the Chevalier, 80 pp Burton, JohnA genuine and true journal of the most miraculous escape of the young Chevalier, from …1749
15  July  1793Orleans, Vol. IV, p. 36 [+16, Penderel] Unable to identify.
16  July  1793Paysan Parvenu, p. 102 Marivaux, Pierre Carlet de Chamblain deLe Paysan parvenu, ou, Les Memoires de M***.1734
18  July  1793Rom. of ye Forest, p. 147 Radcliffe, Ann WardThe romance of the forest: interspersed with some pieces of poetry. By the authoress o…1791
19  July  1793Curtius, Lib. III, §. 1, 2, 3 Curtius, QuintusActes of the great Alexander, trans. by Jo. Brende.1561WG's sale catalog lists: Curtius's (Quintus) Acts …
20  July  1793Locke on H. U., Vol. 1, p. 67-81 Locke, JohnAn essay concerning humane understanding. In four books.1790WG's sale catalog lists: Locke's Essay concerning …
25  July  1793Figaro Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron deLe marriage de Figaro.1784Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de OR Holcroft…
26  July  1793Court of Augustus, p. 38 Blackwell, ThomasMemoirs of the court of Augustus. By Thomas Blackwell…1753-55This work was continued and finished by John Mills…
27  July  1793Heir at Age, notes Colman, GeorgeThe heir at law; a comedy in five acts.1790Unable to identify.This could be a manuscript that…
31  July  1793Philipa I, §. 1-9 Unable to identify.
11  August  1793Crevier's Augustus, p. 62 Crevier, Jean Baptiste LouisThe history of the Roman emperors from Augustus to Constantine. By Mr. Crevier, … Tran…1655-61Translated from: Crevier, Jean Baptiste Louis Hist…
12  August  1793Parr on Education Parr, SamuelA discourse on education and on the plans pursued in charity-schools.1786
15  August  1793Desmond, p. 187 Smith, Charlotte TurnerDesmond. A novel, in three volumes. By Charlotte Smith.1792
16  August  1793Boccaccio, una novella Boccaccio, GiovanniThe decameron.1349-52?WG's sale catalog lists: Decameron, 2 vol., 1527,…
22  August  1793Eryphile, 4 acts Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetEriphile, tragédie de M. de Voltaire, représentée par les comédiens ordinaries du roi,…1779[sic]. WG's sale catalog lists:Voltaire, Theatre, …
22  August  1793Peripatetic, 40 pages Thelwall, JohnThe peripatetic; or, Sketches of the heart, of nature and society; in a series of poli…1793[pseud.], supposed to be written by himself.
23  August  1793Thelwal on Vitality, 40 pages Thelwall, JohnAn essay towards a definition of animal vitality, read at the theatre, Guy's Hospital,…1793
24  August  1793Day of Reckoning Unable to identify.
26  August  1793Des Lettres de Cachet, p. 29 Mirabeau, Honoré-Gabriel Riquetti, comte deEnquiries concerning letters de cachet, the consequences of arbitrary imprisonment, an…1787Translated from: Mirabeau, Honoré-Gabriel Riquetti…
26  August  1793Bourgeois Gentilhomme, 3 acts Molière, Jean-Baptiste PoquelinLe bourgeois-gentilhomme, comédie-ballet, donné par le Roy a toute sa cour dans le cha…1671; first performed 1670 WG's sale catalog lists: Mo…
28  August  1793miss Williams, Vol. III, 286; Vol. IV, p. 170 Williams, Helen MariaLetters from France: containing a great variety of interesting and original informatio…1793
30  August  1793Dryden, Sigismunda Boccaccio, GiovanniFables ancient and modern; translated into verse, from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, & Chaucer…1700John Dryden ‘Sigismonda and Guiscardo, from Boccac…
30  August  1793La Fontaine, 2 contes La Fontaine, Jean deContes et nouvelles en vers de M. de La Fontaine.1665WG's catalog lists only: La Fontaine, Contes et Fa…
30  August  1793Treachery, no crime: 160 pages Pigott, CharlesTreachery no crime, or the system of courts. Exemplified in the life, character, and l…1793
30  August  1793Thelwal's Howard, 28 ps Thelwall, JohnSketch of the life of John Howard.1790
31  August  1793Flower & Leaf Chaucer, GeoffreyThe flower and the leaf; or, The lady in the arbour. A vision.1700Dryden, John in Fables ancient and modern; transla…
1  September  1793Scapin, act 1 Molière, Jean Baptiste PoquelinLes fourberies de Scapin, comédie.1671; first performed 1671 WG's sale catalog lists: Mo…
3  September  1793Battle of Barnet Unable to identify.
3  September  1793Dandin, act 1 Molière, Jean-Baptiste PoquelinGeorge Dandin ou le Mari confondu. Comédie de Monsieur de Molière.1669; first performed 1668 WG's sale catalog lists: Mo…
6  September  1793Wife of Bath Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Canterbury Tales.1390‘The Wife of Bath Her Tale' in composed s; first p…
13  September  1793Cleveld, p. 38 Cleveland, JohnThe life and entertaining adventures of Mr. Cleveland, natural son of Oliver Cromwell.…1734-1735OR Cleaveland, John Poems. 1653-54 WG's sale catal…
18  September  1793Dryden, Honoria Boccaccio, GiovanniFables ancient and modern; translated into verse, from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, & Chaucer…1700Dryden, John ‘Theodore and Honoria, from Boccace' …
19  September  1793Psyche, acte 1 Moliére, Jean-Baptiste PoquelinPsiche, tragedie-ballet.1671; first performed 1671
20  September  1793Bolingbroke, P. W., p. 24 Bolingbroke, Henry Saint-John The philosophical works of … Henry St. John, Lord viscount Bolingbroke. In 5 volumes.1754
20  September  1793Dryden, Cymon Boccaccio, GiovanniFables ancient and modern; translated into verse, from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, & Chaucer…1700Dryden, John ‘Cymon and Iphigenia, from Boccace' i…
21  September  1793Femmes Savantes, act 1 Molière, Jean Baptiste PoquelinLes femmes scavantes, comédie, par J.-B. P. Molière.1672-73; first performed 1672 WG's sale catalog lists: Mo…
23  September  1793Pourceaugnac, act 1 Molière, Jean Baptiste PoquelinMonsieur de Pourceaugnac, comédie1670; first performed 1669 WG's sale catalog lists: Mo…
28  September  1793Amorous Cynic, 2 acts Holcroft, ThomasLove's frailties, or, Precept against practice. 1794(Also known as Amorous cynic, a comedy in 5 acts.)…
30  September  1793David Simple, p. 21 Fielding, SarahThe adventures of David Simple: containing an account of his travels through the citie…1744
4  October  1793Juvenal, Sat. I, vs. 31 Juvenal (Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis)Iuvenalis Saturae. (The Satires of Juvenal)1623c. 100 A.D.WG's sale catalog lists:Juvenalis et Pe…
4  October  1793Jack Shepherd, &c AnonymousThe surprising lives and adventures of Jack Shepherd, and Jonathan Wild.1720s OR possibly WG is reading from a collection, suc…
7  October  1793Consult Howard on Prisons Howard, JohnThe state of the prisons in England and Wales, with preliminary observations, and an a…1777
9  October  1793Lives of the Convicts, 100 pages AnonymousSelect trials for murders, robberies, rapes, sodomy, coining, frauds, And other Offenc…1734-5A subsequent edition uses the same title but a lat…
11  October  1793Cath. Hayes, &c., 60 pp. AnonymousSelect trials for murders, robberies, rapes, sodomy, coining, frauds, And other Offenc…1793-10Unable to identify separate work. Possibly WG cont…
19  October  1793Le Sicilien Molière, Jean Baptiste PoquelinLe sicilien: ou l'amour peintre, comédie, par J.-B. P. de Molière.1668; first performed 1667 WG's sale catalog lists: Mo…
21  October  1793Sheppard, 37 pp. Defoe, DanielThe history of the remarkable life of John Sheppard, containing a particular account o…1724OR Anonymous Authentic memoirs of the life and sur…
25  October  1793Nithisdale Stewart, Sir JamesNaphtali, or, The wrestlings of the Church of Scotland for the Kingdom of Christ conta…1793-07Possibly a continuation of WG's reading from -13.O…
25  October  1793Cha. Edward, p. 39 AnonymousThe Wanderer [Prince Charles Edward] or, surprizing escape … Containing a series of re…1747
25  October  1793Cha. Price, pp. 56 AnonymousAn authentic account of forgeries and frauds of various kinds committed by that most c…1786OR Anonymous Memoirs of a social monster; or, The …
26  October  1793Marguerite d'Anjou, p. 68 Prévost, Antoine-François, abbé Histoire de Marguerite d'Anjou, reine d'angleterre.1740
8  November  1793Moore's Journal, p. 236 Moore, JohnA journal during a residence in France: From the beginning of August, to the middle of…1793
8  November  1793Life of Foley, p. 145 AnonymousThe life and amours of Lady Ann F-l-y, developing the whole of her intrigues, from the…1782
11  November  1793Bentham on Govt, p. 123 Bentham, JeremyA fragment on government; being an examination of what is delivered, on the subject of…1776
13  November  1793Gallery of Portraits, 50 pp Mirabeau, Honoré-Gabriel de Riquetti, comte deGallery of portraits of the National Assembly, supposed to be written by Count de Mira…1790Translated from: Luchet, Jean-Pierre-Louis de (att…
20  November  1793Turgot, sur les Grains, p. 38 Turgot, Anne-Robert-Jacques, baron de l'AulneLettres sur les grains ecrites à M. l'abbé Terray, contrôleur general.1771
20  November  1793Condorcet, Vie de Turgot: p. 56 Condorcet, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, marquis deVie de M. Turgot.1786
22  November  1793Bentham on Usury, p. 128. Bentham, JeremyDefence of usury: shewing the impolicy of the present legal restraints on the terms of…1787WG's sale catalog lists:Bentham's Defence of Usury…
23  November  1793Calonne sur les Grains Calonne, Claude-François deEssai d'agriculture, en forme d'entretiens: sur la nature & la progression des pepiniè…1779
23  November  1793N. A. R., 1791, p. 40 The new annual register, or general repository of history, politics, and literature, f…1792
23  November  1793Read mrs D'Arblay Burney, Frances (Mrs. d'Arblay)Cecilia, or Memoirs of an heiress, by the author of Evelina.1782Conjecture based on WG's reading vol. 5 of this no…
26  November  1793Burke to a Member of N. A. Burke, EdmundA letter from Mr. Burke, to a member of the National Assembly: in answer to some objec…1791
26  November  1793Turgot au dr Price Turgot, Anne-Robert-Jacques, baron de l'Aulne Observations on the importance of the American revolution and the means of making it …1784‘Letter from M. Turgot to the author [i.e. Richard…
27  November  1793Epicaris, p. 120 Le Noble, EustacheEpicaris, suite des histories secrètes des plus fameuses conspirations.1698
28  November  1793Jacqueline le B., p. 60 La Roche-Guilhem, Anne de Jacqueline de Bavière, comtesse de Hainaut, nouvelle historique, par Mlle La Roche-Gui…1707
29  November  1793Stuart's Reformation, p. 132 Stuart, GilbertThe history of the establishment of the reformation of religion in Scotland.1780
3  December  1793Muir's Trial, pp. 160 Muir, ThomasAn account of the trial of Thomas Muir, Esq. younger, of Huntershill, before the High …1793
5  December  1793Life of Franklin, p. 102 Franklin, BenjaminMémoires de la vie privée de Benjamin Franklin écrits par lui meme, et addressés a son…1791Gibelin, Jacques (French translator) Godwin probab…
9  December  1793Bayle sur la Comete, p. 20 Bayle, PierrePensées diverses, écrits á un docteur de Sorbonne, a l'occasion de la cométe qui parut…1683
11  December  1793Political Progress, pp. 71 Callender, James ThomsonThe political progress of Britain: or, An impartial account of the principal abuses in…1792.
14  December  1793Fortune's Frolics, < > acts 1, 2, 3 Allingham, John TillFortune's Frolic, a farce.1799; first performed 1799 The title closest in date t…
20  December  1792Johnson's Lives, p. 102 Johnson, SamuelPrefaces, biographical and critical, to the works of the English poets.1779-81WG's sale catalog lists: Johnson's (S.) Lives of E…
24  December  1793Life of Defoe, pp. 71 Unable to locate a title of this page length.
26  December  1793Colonel Jack, p. 204 Defoe, DanielThe history and remarkable life of the truly honourable Col. Jacque, commonly call'd C…1722
31  December  1793Gerald's pamphlet, p. 47. Gerrald, JosephA convention the only means of saving us from ruin: in a letter addressed to the peopl…1793
9  January  1794Advice to an Author, p. 39 Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, earl ofSoliloquy, or, Advice to an author.1710
11  January  1794Pathetic Odes Pindar, Peter (John Wolcot)Pathetic odes: The Duke of Richmond's dog Thunder, and the widow's pigs, a tale; The p…1794.
21  January  1794Hawles, pp. 50 Hawles, Sir JohnThe English-mans right: a dialogue between a barrister at law and a jury-man: plainly …1680Possibly: This work is only 40 pages in length, bu…
22  January  1794Wyvil to Pitt, pp. 37 Wyvill, ChristopherA letter to the Right Hon. William Pitt by the Rev. Christopher Wyvill, late chairman …1793
23  January  1794Savage, p. 65 Johnson, SamuelAn account of the life of Mr Richard Savage, son of the Earl Rivers.1744Included in The works of Richard Savage, Esq., son…
27  January  1794Inchbald's Romance Inchbald, ElizabethNature and art.1796WG is reading the manuscript.
11  February  1794Trois Imposteurs, p. 65 Traité des trois imposteurs.1768Lucas, Jean Maximilien (attributed to)Vroes, Jean …
11  February  1794Life of Wharton, pp. 54 Wharton, Philip, duke ofThe life and writings of Philip, late duke of Wharton: in two volumes.1731-1732Carew, Sir William Includes: Mitchell, John Memoir…
13  February  1794Characteristics, Vol. II, p. 39 Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, earl ofCharacteristicks of men, manners, opinions, times: in three volumes.1711WG's sale catalog lists: Shaftesbury's Characteris…
13  February  1794Wharton's Works, p. 51 Wharton, Philip, duke ofThe life and writings of Philip, late duke of Wharton: in two volumes.1731-1732Carew, Sir William
21  February  1794Brissot, p. 23 1794-02Unable to determine which of Brissot's many works …
23  February  1794Brissot aux Commettans, p. 24 Brissot, Jacques-Pierre, de WarvilleJ.-P. Brissot, deputé du département d'Eure et Loire, à ses commettans, sur la situati…1792or 1793 Translated as: Brissot, Jacques-Pierre, de…
24  February  1794Udolpho, p. 114 Radcliffe, Ann WardThe mysteries of Udolpho, a romance; interspersed with some pieces of poetry.1794
6  March  1794Mallet du Pan, pp. 112 Mallet du Pan, JacquesConsidérations sur la nature de la révolution de France, et sur les causes qui en prol…1793Translated as: Mallet du Pan, Jacques Consideratio…
13  March  1794History of Brissotins, pp. 68 Desmoulins, CamilleThe history of the Brissotins, or, Part of the secret history of the revolution, and o…1794Translated from: Desmoulins, Camille Histoire des …
14  March  1794Rockm Party Godwin, WilliamA defence of the Rockingham party.1783WG may be reading his own pamphlet.OR the followin…
17  March  1794Thelwal on spies, perfunctorie Thelwall, JohnPolitical lectures (no. 1) On the moral tendency of a system of spies and informers, a…1794474. Thelwal on Fasts 1794-03-22Unable to identify…
23  March  1794Modrec, p. 70 Thelwall, JohnThe Rock of Modrec, or, the Legend of Sir Eltram: an ethical romance translated from a…1792
26  March  1794Gow, p. 29 Defoe, DanielAn account of the conduct and proceedings of the late John Gow alias Smith, captain of…1725… OR Defoe, Daniel The history and lives of all th…
28  March  1794Margt p. 82 Margarot, MauriceThe trial of Maurice Margarot: before the High Court of Justiciary, at Edinburgh, on t…1794Ramsey, William
29  March  1794Tocsin, pp. 58 Guffroy, A. B. J.Le tocsin: sur la permanence de la garde nationale, sur l'organisation des municipalit…1789OR Stewart, John, the Traveller The tocsin of Brit…
31  March  1794Crombie on Necessity, ça & la Crombie, AlexanderAn essay on philosophical necessity.1793
5  April  1794Eaton's Trial, pp. 62 Eaton, Daniel IsaacThe trial of Daniel Isaac Eaton: before Lloyd Lord Kenyon, and a special jury, in the …1793(65 p.)OR Eaton, Daniel Isaac The trial of Daniel …
6  April  1794Chevalier, p. 21 Couvray, Jean-Baptiste Louvet deUne année de la vie du Chevalier de Faublas.1786-1787WG reads the preceding item on 1794-06-26. Here he…
10  April  1794Female Jockey Club, ça & la Pigott, CharlesThe female jockey club; or, A sketch of the manners of the age.1794
11  April  1794Bathos, p. 25 Pope, AlexanderPeri bathous: or, Martinus Scriblerus, his treatise of The art of sinking in poetry.1727
12  April  1794Scriblerus, p. 51 Pope, AlexanderMemoirs of the extraordinary life, works, and discoveries of Martinus Scriblerus.1741in The works of Mr. Alexander Pope, in prose (2 vo…
14  April  1794Williams Williams, John Henry, vicar of WellsbournTwo sermons on the public fasts of April 1793, and February 1794.1794
16  April  1794John Bull, p. 30 Arbuthnot, JohnLaw is a bottomless-pit exemplify'd in the case of the Lord Strutt, John Bull, Nichola…1712According to the ‘John Bull' article in the Encycl…
21  April  1794Age of Reason, Paine, p. 20 Paine, ThomasThe age of reason. Being an investigation of true and of fabulous theology. By Thomas …1794WG's sale catalog lists:Paine's (Tho.) Theological…
23  April  1794Clarissa, 34 ps Richardson, SamuelClarissa, or, the History of a Young Lady: comprehending the most important concerns o…1747-1748
24  April  1794Letter to M. P., p. 52 Bentley, Thomas RichardA Letter to a member of the House of Commons, upon the meeting of Parliament.1794Conjecture based on date and subject.
24  April  1794miss Williams, Vol. I, p. 161 Williams, Helen MariaLetters written in France in the summer 1790, to a friend in England: containing various …1790
5  May  1794Lettres Persanes, p. 52 Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat, baron deLettres persanes.1721
7  May  1794Reynolds, Discourse I Reynolds, JoshuaSeven discourses delivered in the Royal Academy by the President.1778
13  May  1794Williams, Vol. II Williams, Helen MariaLetters from France, containing many new anecdotes realting to the French Revolution, …1792
13  May  1794Dumourier, 50 pp. Dumouriez, Charles François du PérierMémoire du général Dumouriez.1794OR the translation: Dumouriez, Charles François du…
20  May  1794Wakefield v. Paine, pp. 58 Wakefield, GilbertAn examination of The age of reason: or an investigation of true and fabulous theology…1794
21  May  1794Gerald's Defence, pp. 57 Gerrald, JosephThe defence of Joseph Gerrald, on a charge of sedition, before the High Court of Justi…1794
24  May  1794Life of Smollet, pp. 30 Smollett, TobiasPlays and poems written by T. Smollett, M. D. With memoirs of the life and writings of …1777The only life of Smollett at this time was publish…
24  May  1794Regicide, act 1 Smollett, TobiasThe regicide, or, James the First, of Scotland, a tragedy.1749
27  May  1794Farce by Smollet Smollett, TobiasThe reprisal, or, The tars of old England, a comedy of two acts, as it is performed at…1757
31  May  1794Thelwal on Prosecutions, pp. 30 Thelwall, JohnPolitical lectures (no. 2) Sketches of the history of prosecutions for political opini…1794
7  June  1794Hume on Populousness, p. 32 Hume, DavidPolitical discourses. By David Hume, Esq.1753‘Of the populousness of antient nations' in Incorp…
15  June  1794Judicial Astrology, act 1 Unable to identify.
20  June  1794Knights's Landscape, Book 1 & 2 Knight, Richard PayneThe landscape, a didactic poem: In three books. Addressed to Uvedale Price, Esq. By R.…1794
26  June  1794Faublas, p. 92 Couvray, Jean-Baptiste Louvet deUne année de la vie du Chevalier de Faublas.1786-1787OR one of the following titles in the series: Six …
26  June  1794Fabre d'Eglantine Fabre d'Églantine, Philippe-François-Nazaire Opinion de Ph.-Fr.-Na. Fabre-Églantine, député de Paris, sur l'appel au peuple, relati…1793OR Fabre d'Églantine, Philippe-Francois-Nazaire Le…
26  June  1794Merry's Ode Merry, RobertOde for the fourteenth of July, 1791, the day consecrated to freedom being the anniversary …1791
27  June  1794First Report secrecy House of CommonsThe first and second report, from the Committee of Secrecy, together with their append…1795
2  July  1794Read T. Gracchus Gracchus [pseudonym]An appeal to Britons. By a friend.1794Considering the many titles signed ‘Gracchus' duri…
8  July  1794Amitié Trompée, 66 pages Maradan, Claude-François (editor)L'Amitié trompée; ou, Lettres du comte de Saint-Julien, traduit d'anglois, sur la seco…1788
9  July  1794Hume on Tragedy, 10 pp. Hume, DavidFour dissertations. By David Hume, Esq.1757‘Of tragedy' in Later incorporated into Essays mor…
9  July  1794Dryden's Ovid, 12 pages Dryden, JohnFables ancient and modern; translated into verse, from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, & Chaucer…1700Conjecture based on WG's earlier reading of Fables…
19  July  1794Hume, Standard of Taste, 24 pp. Hume, DavidFour dissertations. By David Hume, Esq.1757‘Of the standard of taste' in Later incorporated i…
20  July  1794Hume, Phil. Sects, p. 12 Hume, DavidEssays, moral and political1742Possibly the essays on ‘The Epicurean,' ‘The Stoic…
14  July  1794Rambler, 9 Nos Johnson, SamuelThe Rambler … In four volumes. Embellished with elegant frontispieces …1749-1751‘Published semi-weekly from Mar. 20, 1750 to Mar. …
19  July  1794Smith's Moral Sentiments, p. 60 Smith, AdamThe theory of moral sentiments, or, An essay towards an analysis of the principles by …1759
21  July  1794Virgil, Lib. VII, vs. 211 Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro)Aeneis. (The Aeneid)1787left unfinished at Virgil's death in 19 B.C.WG's s…
24  July  1794Scotish Songs, ça & la Ritson, Joseph (compiled by)Scotish songs: in two volumes.1794Conjecture. Of three possible titles, this one is …
24  July  1794Wakefield to York, pp. 33 Wakefield, GilbertRemarks on the general orders of the Duke of York to his army, on June 7, 1794.1794This title does not quite match WG's notation, whi…
25  July  1794Lequinio, p. 13 Lequinio, J. M.Opinion de Lequinio sur le jugement de Louis XVI.1792Various titles by Lequinio would match WG's curren…
30  July  1794Montesq. sur le Gout, pp. 46 Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat, baron deEssai sur le goût dans des choses de la nature et de l'art.1757
3  August  1794P. of S., act 1 Unable to identify.
5  August  1794Darwin, p. 13 Darwin, ErasmusZoonomia; or, The laws of organic life.1794-1796Darwin, Robert Waring WG's sale catalog lists:Darw…
6  August  1794Sicilian Romce, p. 100 Radcliffe, Ann WardA Sicilian romance.1790
8  August  1794Ghost, B. I Churchill, CharlesThe ghost.1762
15  August  1794Indian Queen Dryden, JohnThe Indian queen.1665Howard, Sir Robert First printed as a work of Howa…
15  August  1794On Dramatic Poesy, p. 38 Dryden, JohnOf dramatick poesy, an essay.1668
19  August  1794Indian Emperor, acts 1, 2, 3, 4 Dryden, JohnThe Indian emperour, or, The conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards. Being the sequel to …1667
19  August  1794Mandeville, p. 92 Mandeville, BernardThe fable of the bees: or, private vices, publick benefits.1714WG reads more than one volume (see 1794-09-11) of …
30  August  1794Lucan, 182 LucanBellum civile, or Pharsalia.1631-33composed 61-65 A.D. ten books; left unfinished at …
5  September  1794K John, acts 1 and 2 The life and death of King John.1623Shakespeare, William FolioWG's sale catalog lists …
19  September  1794Hume on evil, pp. 39 Hume, DavidAn enquiry concerning the principles of morals.1751‘Why utility pleases' (discussion of malice), chap…
19  September  1794Hamlet, acts 1 & 2 Shakespeare, WilliamThe tragicall historie of Hamlet Prince of Denmarke.1603: Ling and Trundell Quarto (first known edition, t…
20  September  1794Christie, pp. 115 Christie, ThomasLetters on the revolution of France, and on the new constitution established by the Na…1791Part 1 (i.e. vol. 1). Conjecture based on WG's int…
22  September  1794Candide, p. 115 Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetCandide, ou l'Optimisme.1759
23  September  1794Macbeth, act 1 Shakespeare, WilliamThe tragedy of Macbeth1623First FolioWG's sale catalog lists several edition…
24  September  1794V. Lettres Phil., p. 27 Brissot de Warville, Jacques-Pierre (now attributed to)Lettres philosophiques sur saint Paul, sur sa doctrine politique, morale et religieuse…1783Voltaire, François-Marie Arouet (formerly attribut…
25  September  1794Hartley, 29 pages Hartley, DavidObservations on man: his frame, his duty and his expectations, in two parts.1749WG's sale catalog lists: Hartley's (David) Observa…
25  September  1794Voltaire, Romans, p. 71 Voltaire, François Marie ArouetRecueil des Romans de M. de Voltaire, contenant Babouc, Memnon, Micromegas, Le Songe d…1764
29  September  1794Jenni, p. 34 Voltaire, François Marie ArouetHistoire de Jenni, ou le Sage et l'Athée, par M. Sherloc. Traduit par M. de La Caille.1775
1  October  1794Goudman, pp. 34 Voltaire, François Marie ArouetLes oreilles du comte de Chesterfield et le chapelain Goudman.1765-1776in Nouveaux mélanges philosophiques, historiques, …
8  October  1794Treatise of Hum. Nature, p. 31 Hume, DavidTreatise of Human Nature: being an attempt to introduce the experimental method of rea…1739. WG's sale catalog lists: Treatise of Human Natur…
4  December  1794Read H's Defence, pp. 92 Holcroft, ThomasA narrative of facts, relating to a prosecution for high treason, including the addres…1795WG probably read this in manuscript.
18  December  1794Read Faucet's War Maurice, comte de SaxeReveries, or, Memoirs upon the art of war. Trans. by Sir William Fawcett.1757
28  December  1794Read H's Letters Holcroft, ThomasA narrative of facts, relating to a prosecution for high treason, including the addres…1795WG probably read this in manuscript.
11  January  1795Ht to Windham Holcroft, ThomasA letter to the Right Honourable William Windham on the intemperance and dangerous ten…1795
14  January  1795do Narrative, p. 78 Holcroft, ThomasA narrative of facts, relating to a prosecution for high treason, including the addres…1795
21  January  1795Walker's Pamphlet, pp. 161 Walker, ThomasA review of some of the political events which have occurred in Manchester, during the…1794
21  January  1795Thelwal's Poems, pp. 32 Thelwall, JohnPoems written in close confinement in the tower and Newgate, under a charge of high tr…1795
23  January  1795King versus Paine King, JohnMr. King's speech, at Egham, with Thomas Paine's letter to him on it, and Mr. King's r…1793OR The 10th edition of the above title. With the a…
10  February  1795Lauderdale, p. 124 Maitland, James, earl of LauderdaleLetters to the peers of Scotland.1794
16  February  1795Halhed, pp. 40 Halhed, Nathaniel BrasseyTestimony of the authenticity of the prophecies of Richard Brothers, and of his missio…1795
16  February  1795King on the Peace, p. 30 King, JohnThoughts on the difficulties and distresses in which the peace of 1783, has involved t…1783
17  February  1795Belsham's Geo. III, p. 40 Belsham, WilliamMemoirs of the reign of George III. to the session of Parliament ending A.D. 1793.1795
26  February  1795Schiller, p. 60-84 Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich vonDie Räuber: ein Schauspiel.1781Translated as: Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedric…
4  March  1795Brothers, ça & la Brothers, RichardA revealed knowledge of the prophecies and times. Book the first. Wrote under the dire…1794OR Brothers, Richard A revealed knowledge of the p…
13  March  1795Life of Geo. Gordon, pp. 137 Holcroft, ThomasAnecdotes of the life of Lord George Gordon.1780
15  March  1795Williams on Pol Liberty, p. 80 Williams, DavidLetters on political liberty.1782
20  March  1795Henry, p. 200 Birch, ThomasThe life of Henry Prince of Wales, eldest son of King James I. Compiled chiefly from h…1760WG's Diary shows that he reads 4 volumes.WG's sale…
27  March  1795Live to Mend Unable to identify.
2  April  1795Trial of Gilham, pp. 113 Gillham, JamesThe trial of James Gillham, an attorney, for demanding and receiving of Lord Falkland,…1795
4  April  1795Paley on Contentment, pp. 22; Preface, pp. 33 Paley, WilliamReasons for contentment: addressed to the labouring part of the British public.1792The Preface might be another item by Paley, such a…
9  April  1795Virgil, Ecl. 1 & 2 Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro)Eclogae (Eclogues)composed 42-37 B.C.
11  April  1795H M W's Letters, p. 102 Williams, Helen MariaLetters from France: containing a great variety of interesting and original informatio…1793WG could be reading either volume 3 or volume 4 of…
11  April  1795New Ann. Reg. 1793, p. 39 The new annual register, or general repository of history, politics, and literature fo…1794
20  April  1795Secrecy, V. I & II Fenwick, ElizaSecresy; or, The ruin on the rock. By a woman…1795(3 volumes)
21  April  1795Jo. Andrews, p. 40 Fielding, HenryThe history of the adventures of Joseph andrews, and of his friend Mr. Abraham Adams: …1742
23  April  1795Gibbon on Virgil, pp. 56 Gibbon, EdwardCritical observations on the sixth book of the Aeneid.1770
2  May  1795Hermippus, p. 48 Cohausen, Johann HeinrichHermippus redivivus, sive Exercitatio physico-medica curiosa de methodo rara ad cxv an…1742Translated as: Anon. (Johann Heinrich Cohausen) Ca…
25  May  1795Necromancer, passm Rich, JohnThe vocal parts of an entertainment, called the Necromancer or Harlequin Doctor Faustu…1723OR Kahlert, Karl Friedrich (aka Lawrence Flammenbe…
26  May  1795Deserted Daughter Holcroft, ThomasThe deserted daughter, a comedy.1795
4  June  1795Planetes, p. 62 Northmore, ThomasMemoirs of Planetes, or, A sketch of the laws and manners of Makar.1795
5  June  1795Holy Trio Unable to identify.
6  June  1795Sketches of Society, p. 50 Costigan, Arthur WilliamSketches of society and manners in Portugal. In a series of letters from Arthur Willia…1787OR Thelwall, John The peripatetic; or, sketches of…
19  June  1795Condorcet, 56 pp. Condorcet, Jean-Antoine Nicolas de Caritat, marquis deReflexion d'un citoyen sur la revolution de 1788.1788OR Condorcet, Jean-Antoine Nicolas de Caritat, mar…
24  June  1795Hume, V. 6, p. 480-535 Hume, DavidThe history of England, from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the revolution in 1688. …1762This was the first edition to collect all six volu…
26  June  1795Watson on a Material World, p. 67 Unable to identify.
26  June  1795Clarendon, Vol. III, p. 44 Clarendon, Edward Hyde, earl ofThe history of the rebellion and civil wars in England, begun in the year 1641: with t…1702-4OR Clarendon, Edward Hyde, earl of Scrope, Richard…
27  June  1795Bol. to Windham, p. 30 Bolingbroke, Henry St. John, viscountA letter to Sir William Windham. II. Some reflections on the present state of the nati…1753
28  June  1795Berkeley on Hum. Knowledge, p. 34 Berkeley, George, bishop of CloyneA treatise concerning the principles of human knowledge. Part 1. Wherein the chief cau…1710WG's sale catalog lists: Berkeley's (Bp.) Principl…
28  June  1795Life of Warburton, p. 70 Hurd, RichardA discourse, by way of general preface to the quarto edition of Bishop Warburton's wor…1794
1  July  1795Dissertation on Parties, p. 46 Bolingbroke, Henry St. John, viscountA dissertation upon parties: in several letters to Caleb D'Anvers, Esq.1733-34
3  July  1795Middleton's Misc, p. 109 Middleton, ConyersThe miscellaneous works of Conyers Middleton, D. D. Containing all his writings, except the Life of …1752
3  July  1795Mistake Vanbrugh, Sir JohnThe mistake.1706Translation and adaptation of Molière's ‘Le dépit …
5  July  1795Gesner's Isagoge, Pref, pp. 18 Gesner, Johann MatthiasGesneri Primae Lineae in eruditionem universalem nominatim Philologiam, Historiam, et …17602nd edition.
8  July  1795Burke, Pt. V, pp. 32 Burke, EdmundA Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful.1757OR Burke, Edmund An account of the European settle…
11  July  1795Dumouriez on France, p. 60 Dumouriez, Charles François du PérierMemoires du général Dumouriez écrits par lui-même.1795WG's Diary indicates that he read a 4-volume work.…
13  July  1795Taming the Shrew, act 1, 2, 3 Shakespeare, WilliamThe taming of the shrew.1623First FolioWG's sale catalog lists several edition…
18  July  1795Moore on the Fr. Revolution, p. 52 Moore, JohnA view of the causes and progress of the French revolution.1795
21  July  1795La Cite Roland, p. 131 Unable to identify.
24  July  1795Sorcerer, pp. 210 Wächter, Leonard The sorcerer: a tale. From the German of Veit Weber.1795
24  July  1795Barlow to the Piedmontese, pp. 48 Barlow, JoelA letter, addressed to the people of Piedmont, on the advantages of the French Revolut…1795
1  August  1795Louvet's Narrative, pp. 239 Couvray, Jean-Baptiste Louvet deNarrative of the dangers to which I have been exposed, since the 31st of May, 1793. Wi…1795Translated from: Couvray, Jean-Baptiste Luvet de Q…
3  August  1795Paine's First Principles, p. 39 Paine, ThomasDissertation on the first principles of government.1795WG's sale catalog lists:Paine's (Tho.) Political W…
7  August  1795Princesse de Babylone, p.69 Voltaire, François Marie ArouetLa princesse de Babilone.1768
9  August  1795Taureau Blanc, pp. 60 Voltaire, François Marie ArouetLe Taureau blanc, traduit du syriaque par Dom Calmet.1794
9  August  1795Berenice, acts 1 & 2 Corneille, ThomasBerenice: tragédie.1659WG's sale catalog lists: Corneille, Chef d'Oeuvres…
20  August  1795Butler's Sermons, p. 42 Butler, JosephFifteen Sermons preached at the Rolls Chapel upon the following subjects: upon humane …1726OR Butler, Joseph Six sermons preached upon public…
5  September  1795N A R, 1794 p. 16 The new annual register, or general repository of history, politics, and literature, f…1795
7  September  1795Riouffe, pp. 80 Riouffe, HonoréMémoires du'un détenu, pour servir a l'histoire de la tyrannie de Robespierre.1794
11  September  1795Conflict, acts 1, 2, 3 Brand, HannahThe conflict; or, love, honour, and pride1798in her Plays and poems. Unable to locate earlier p…
11  September  1795Cooper, p. 4[8?] Cooper, ThomasSome information respecting America, collected by Thomas Cooper…1794Conjecture.
14  September  1795Primitive Wife Inchbald, ElizabethWives as They Were, Maids as They Are1797‘The primitive wife and modern maid: a comedy in f…
15  September  1795Letter to P. of W., pp. 82 Miles, William AugustusA letter to the Prince of Wales, on a second application to parliament to discharge de…1795
21  September  1795Oroonoko Behn, AphraOroonoko, or, The royal slave.1688OR Southerne, Thomas Oroonoko, a tragedy. As it is…
22  September  1793Parr v. Coombe, p. 30 Parr, SamuelRemarks on the statement of Dr. Charles Combe. By an occasional writer in the British …1795
3  October  1795Tribune, ça & la Thelwall, JohnThe Tribune: a periodical publication, consisting chiefly of the political lectures of…1795-1796The 3-volume collection of 1795-1796 contains Thel…
9  October  1795Cymbeline Shakespeare, WilliamCymbeline, King of Britain.1623First FolioWG's sale catalog lists several edition…
10  October  1795Gregory's Imp History, p. 162 Anon. [George Gregory]An history of the Christian Church from the earliest periods to the present time.1790Conjecture based on available titles.
13  October  1795Sieyes, pp. 62 Sieyès, Emmanuel-Joseph, abbéAperçu d'une nouvelle organisation de la justice et de la Police en France. Par M. l'A…1790
13  October  1795Garat, p. 72 Garat, Dominique-Joseph, comteMémoires sur la révolution, ou Exposé de ma conduite dans les affaires et dans les fon…1795
10  November  1795Hume's Eliz, pp. 20 Hume, DavidA history of England, under the House of Tudor: Comprehending the reigns of K. Henry V…1759Later published in: Hume, David The history of Eng…
11  December  1795Caleb Williams, Vol. I; Vol. II, p. 36 Godwin, WilliamThings as they are; or, The adventures of Caleb Williams.1794
21  December  1795Prejugés à la Mode Unable to identify.
29  December  1795Calonne, p. 24 Calonne, Claude-François deEssai d'agriculture, en forme d'entretiens: sur la nature & la progression des pepiniè…1779Conjecture that WG is reading the same title he re…
31  December  1795Gunter Brown, pp. 128 Unable to identify.
7  January  1796Thelwal's Preface Moyle, WalterDemocracy Vindicated: an essay on the constitution and government of the Roman state, …1796Thelwall, John .
19  January  1796Rabelais, p. 10 Rabelais, FrançoisLes oeuvres de M. François Rabelais, docteur en medecine: Contenant cinq livres, de la…1558The five books were published separately between 1…
25  January  1796Wolstencraft's Travels, p. 78 Wollstonecraft, MaryLetters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark.1796
4  February  1796Hartley à Priestley, p. 14 Hartley, DavidHartley's theory of the human mind, on the principle of the association of ideas, with…1775Priestley, Joseph WG's sale catalog lists:Hartley'…
5  February  1796Mably sur les Romains, p. 16 Mably, Gabriel Bonnot, abbé deObservations sur les Romains.1751
8  February  1796Twiss, pp. 172 Twiss, RichardA trip to Paris in July and August, 1792.1793
8  February  1796Horsley to the Magdalens, pp. 20 Horsley, SamuelThe enjoyments of the future life, and the true notion of Christian purity, a sermon, …1795
10  February  1796Young's Travels, p. 8 Young, ArthurTravels during the years 1787, 1788 and 1789 undertaken more particularly with a view …1792
13  February  1796Angelina, p. 60 Robinson, MaryAngelina; a novel, in Three Volumes. By Mrs. Mary Robinson, Author of Poems, Vancenza,…1796
15  February  1796Yorke's Trial, p. 72 York, Henry Redhead;The trial of Henry Yorke for a conspiracy, &c. before the Hon. Mr. Justice Rooke at th…1795Ramsey, William
16  February  1796Groenvelt, p. 24 Groenvelt, Henry Frederic Groenvelt [pseudonym]Letters: containing an account of the late revolution in France, and observations on t…1792Dumont, Etienne Romilly, Samuel (translator) Scarl…
21  February  1796Morgan, pp. 45 Morgan, WilliamFacts addressed to the serious attention of the people of Great Britain respecting the…1796
21  February  1796Polignac, pp. 62 Polignac, Diane, comtesse deMémoires sur la vie et la caractere, de Mme. la duchesse de Polignac. Avec des anecdot…1796
24  February  1796Burke's Letter, pp. 80 Burke, EdmundA letter from the Right Honourable Edmund Burke to a noble lord, on the attacks made u…1796
2  March  1796Life of Brissot, pp. 94 Brissot, Jacques-Pierre, de WarvilleThe life of J. P. Brissot, deputy from Eure and Loire, to the National Convention.1794
3  March  1796Hermsprong, Vol. I Bage, RobertHermsprong, or Man as he is not. A novel.1796
7  March  1796O'Connor's Speech, pp. 32 O'Connor, ArthurSpeech of Arthur O'Connor, esq. in the House of Commons of Ireland, Monday, May 4th, 1…1795
9  March  1796Means to Prevent a Revolution, p. 34 O'Connor, ArthurThe measures of ministry to prevent a revolution, are the certain means of bringing it…1794
9  March  1796Hayes's MS Hays, MaryMemoirs of Emma Courtney. In two volumes.1796WG is reading Volume I of this novel in May 1796. …
19  March  1796Moore, p. 93 Moore, JohnA journal during a residence in France: From the beginning of August, to the middle of…1793ORMoore, John A view of the causes and progress of…
25  March  1796Ami du Roi, &c Touloubre Montjoie, Christophe Félix Louis Ventre de laL'ami du roi, des Français, de l'ordre et sur-tout de la vérité.1790-2
26  March  1796Mounier, &c Mounier, Jean-Jacques (aka Jean Joseph)Adolphe, ou principes élémentaires de politiques et résultats de la plus cruelle des e…1795Quite possibly this author and one of the followin…
26  March  1796Coleridge's Conciones, p. 34 Coleridge, Samuel TaylorConciones ad populum.1795
28  March  1796Thelwal to Burke, p. 70 Thelwall, JohnSober reflections on the seditious and inflammatory letter of the Right Hon. Edmund Bu…1796OR Thelwall, John The rights of nature, against th…
30  March  1796A A's Comedy 1796Unable to identify.WG wrote to Amelia Alderson on …
1  April  1796Qu'est-ce, p. 17 Sieyès, Emmanuel Joseph, abbéQu'est-ce que le Tiers-Etat?1789
6  April  1796Stoddart, pp. 59 Unable to identify.
12  April  1796Sicilian Lover Robinson, MaryThe Sicilian lover, a tragedy in five acts.1796
17  April  1796R's Poems Robinson, MaryPoems by Mrs. Robinson. Volume the second.1793A new edition was printed in 1795.Conjecture based…
25  April  1796Ami des Loix, actes 1 & 2 Laya, Jean LouisL'ami des loix; comédie en cinq actes, en vers. Représentée par les comédiens de la na…1793
27  April  1796Gibbon's Memoirs, p. 98 Gibbon, EdwardMiscellaneous works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire. With memoirs of his life and writings, …1796Sheffield, John Holroyd, earl of (editor)
28  April  1796St Meard, pp. 61 Saint-Meard, François de JourgniacMon agonie de trente-huit heures, ou, Récit de ce qui m'est arrivé, de ce que j'ai vu …1792
29  April  1796Hollis on Scepticism, pp. 37 Hollis, JohnSober and serious reasons for scepticism: as it concerns revealed religion, in a lette…1796
1  May  1796Watson v. Paine, p.68 Watson, RichardAn apology for the Bible in a series of letters, addressed to Thomas Paine, author of …1796
2  May  1796Victim of Mag. Delusion, Vol. I Tschink, CajetanThe victim of magical delusion: or, The mystery of the revolution of P—L: a magico-pol…1795Will, Peter (translator)
5  May  1796Henrietta Courtney, Vol. I Hays, MaryMemoirs of Emma Courtney. In two volumes1796. It is likely that WG miswrote the title, since n…
12  May  1796Paine on Finance, pp. 44 Paine, ThomasThe decline and fall of the English system of finance.1796
14  May  1796Louvet a Robe, pp. 55 Couvray, Jean-Baptiste Louvet deÀ Maximilien Robespierre, et à ses royalistes1792
16  May  1796Hayley's Life of Milton, p. 30 Hayley, WilliamThe poetical works of John Milton, with a life of the author by William Hayley.1794-1797Hayley's ‘Life…' appears in the first volume, issu…
19  May  1796Ghost Seer, pp. 242 Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich vonDer Geisterseher: eine interessante Geschichte aus den Papieren des Grafen von O****. …1788Translated as: Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedric…
20  May  1796Defensio pro P. A., p. 3 Milton, JohnIoannis Miltoni angli Pro populo Anglicano defensio contra Clavdii anonymi, alias Salm…1651WG's sale catalog lists: Miltoni pro Populo Anglic…
20  May  1796Samson Agonistes Milton, JohnParadise regain'd, a poem in IV books: to which is added Samson Agonistes.1671WG's sale catalog lists: Paradise Regained, &c. fo…
20  May  1796Paysan Parvenu, Pt I Marivaux, Pierre deLe Paysan parvenu, ou les Mémoires de M***.1735
21  May  1796Paradise Regained Milton, JohnParadise regain'd: a poem in IV books: to which is added Samson Agonistes.1671WG's sale catalog lists: Paradise Regained, &c. fo…
31  May  1796Tickel's Elegy Tickell, ThomasThe works of the late Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Esq; …1761This edition is apparently the first to contain Ti…
31  May  1796Pleasures of Memory, Pt I Rogers, SamuelThe pleasures of memory, a poem in two parts.1792
1  June  1796Virg{in} Unmasked, p. 84 Fielding, HenryAn old man taught wisdom, or, The virgin unmask'd, a farce, as it is perform'd by His …1735
2  June  1796Wolstencraft's Comedy Memoirs of the author of a Vindication of the rights of woman1798Unable to identify. In ( ), WG writes, ‘In January…
3  June  1796Milton's Prose, çala Milton, JohnThe works of Mr. John Milton.1697This title contains only the English prose works.W…
4  June  1796Theodore Cyphon Walker, GeorgeTheodore Cyphon: or, The benevolent Jew. A novel in three volumes. By George Walker.1796
9  June  1796Ovid, Met. I, 415 Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)Metamorphoses.1626Composed 2 B.C.-8 A.D.WG's sale catalog lists:Ovid…
19  June  1796The Modern Arria Klinger, Friedrich MaximilianThe modern Arria; a tragedy in five acts. Translated from the German of F. M. Klinger.1795
20  June  1796Benincasa, p. 84 Benincasa, BartholomewJournal d'un voyage neutre, depuis son depart de Londres pour Paris, le 18 Nov., 1795,…1796
23  June  1796Dunlap's Archers Dunlap, WilliamThe archers, or, Mountaineers of Switzerland, an opera in three acts: to which is subj…1796
25  June  1796Pol. Justice, p. 95 Godwin, WilliamEnquiry concerning political justice and its influence on morals and happiness.1796This second edition of PJ actually appeared 26 Nov…
3  July  1796Elegant Enthusiast, Vol. I Beckford, WilliamModern novel writing; or, The elegant enthusiast; and interesting emotions of Arabella…1796
6  July  1796Beddoes on < > Pitt, p. 52 Beddoes, ThomasEssay on the public merits of Mr. Pitt.1796
7  July  1796Ireland, cl Ireland, SamuelMiscellaneous papers and legal instruments under the hand and seal of William Shakespe…1796OR Ireland, Samuel An investigation of Mr. Malone'…
7  July  1796British Album, do Topham, EdwardThe British album, containing the poems of Della Crusca [Robert Merry], Anna Matilda […17902nd edition The first edition was published under …
7  July  1796Lexiphanes, p. 50 Campbell, ArchibaldLexiphanes: a dialogue; imitated from Lucian, and suited to the present times; with a …1767
8  July  1796Beddoes on Brown, p. 100 Brown, JohnThe elements of medicine of John Brown.1795Beddoes, Thomas (editor) Beddoes wrote a biographi…
12  July  1796Roscoe, p. 66 Roscoe, WilliamThe life of Lorenzo de' Medici called the Magnificent.1795WG reads at least two volumes of this work. No oth…
17  July  1796Grammont, p. 72 Hamilton, Anthony, countMemoirs of the life of Count de Grammont: containing, in particular, the amourous intr…1714Translated from:Hamilton, Antoine Mémoires de la v…
24  July  1796Camilla, p. 20 Burney, Frances (Mrs. D'Arblay)Camilla: or, A picture of youth.1796
29  July  1796Maiden Aunt, acts 1, 2, 3 Unable to locate a play by this title.
3  August  1796Mary, p. 90 Wollstonecraft, MaryMary, A Fiction.1788WG's sale catalog lists:Mary, a Fiction 1788.
5  August  1796Conspiration de d'Orleans, p. 143 Couvray, Jean-Baptiste Louvet deA la Convention nationale, et a mes commettans, sur la conspiration du 10 mars et la f…1793OR Couvray, Jean-Baptiste Louvet de La verité sur …
8  August  1796Iron Chest Colman, George, the youngerThe iron chest, a play in three acts.1796
9  August  1796La Reine Fantasque, pp. 32 Rousseau, Jean-JacquesLa reine fantasque, conte cacouac par Mr. R. C. de G1758. impression clandestineOR Rousseau, Jean-Jacques …
16  August  1796Fiesco, p. 70 Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich vonFiesco, or, The Genoese conspiracy: a tragedy.1796Noehden, Georg Heinrich (translator) Stoddart, Sir…
18  August  1796Cousin de Mahomet, Vol. I Fromaget, NicolasLe cousin de Mahomet.1750
2  September  1796Mogul Tale Inchbald, ElizabethThe mogul tale or, the descent of the balloon. A farce. As it is acted at the Theatre-…1788
4  September  1796Heautontimorumenos, act 1, 2/2 TerenceHeautontimorumenos. (The self-tormentor)composed 166-160 B.C.
4  September  1796Life of Parsons, pp. 76 Bellamy, ThomasThe life of Mr. William Parsons, comedian. Written by Thomas Bellamy. To which are add…1795698. Life of David, p. 58 1796-09-05 Ellwood, Thom…
8  September  1796Terence, Adelphi, acts 1, 2 TerenceAdelphi.(The brothers) composed 166-160 B.C.
13  September  1796Terence, Phormio, act 1 TerencePhormio.composed 166-160 B.C.
20  September  1796Terence, Hecyra, acts 1, 2, 3 TerenceHecyra.(The mother-in-law) composed 166-160 B.C.
24  September  1796Monk, p. 114 Lewis, Matthew G.The monk, a romance.1796
29  September  1796Conduite de la Genlis, p. 32 Genlis, Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse dePrécis de la conduite de Madame de Genlis depuis la révolution: Suivi d'une lettre à M…1796
2  October  1796Conjuration de Robespièrre, p. 66 Galart de Montjoie, ----Histoire de la conjuration de Maximilien Robespierre.1795
4  October  1796Bryant on Troy, p. 80 Bryant, JacobA dissertation concerning the war of Troy, and the expedition of the Grecians, as desc…1796.
6  October  1796Ruines, p. 33 Volney, Constantin François Chasseboeuf deLes ruines, ou Méditation sur les révolutions des empires.1707Although there are several titles that begin ‘ruin…
9  October  1796Shrine of Bertha, p. 155 Robinson, Mary ElizabethThe shrine of Bertha; a novel, in a series of letters.1794
14  October  1796Edward, p. 200 Author unknownEdward. A novel. In two volumes. Dedicated (by permission) to Her Majesty.1774OR Author unknown Edward and Sophia. A novel. In t…
17  October  1796Confederacy, act 1 Vanbrugh, Sir JohnThe confederacy, a comedy; as it is acted at the Queen's theatre in the Haymarket; by …1705D' Ancourt, Florent Carton Englished version of d'…
18  October  1796Boswel's Life of Johnson, p. 100 Boswell, JamesThe life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of his studies and numero…1791.
19  October  1796Way of the World, acts 1 & 2 Congreve, WilliamThe way of the world, a comedy. As it is acted at the theatre in Lincoln's Inn Fields …1700
20  October  1796Regicide Peace, pp. 131 Burke, EdmundTwo letters addressed to a member of Parliament, on the proposals for peace with the r…1796
24  October  1796Love for Love, acts 1 & 2 Congreve, WilliamLove for love, a comedy. Acted at the Theatre in Little Lincoln's Inn Fields by His …1695
6  November  1796A A, act 1 Unable to identify.
10  November  1796Avare, act 1 Molière, Jean-Baptiste PoquelinL'Avare: comédie, par I. B. P. Molière.1669; first performed 1668 WG's sale catalog lists: Mo…
25  November  1796Marchmont, p. 70 Smith, Charlotte TurnerMarchmont: a novel.1796
30  November  1796Crusoe, p. 35 Defoe, DanielThe life and strange surprizing adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner: who l…1719.
30  November  1796Locke, &c Locke, JohnTwo treatises of government: In the former, the false principles and foundation of Sir…1690Conjecture based on WG's reference in The Enquirer…
3  December  1796Lowth, &c. Lowth, RobertShort Introduction to English Grammar: with Critical notes.1762Conjecture based on WG's reference in The Enquirer…
5  December  1796Hooker, &c Hooker, RichardOf the laws of ecclesiastical politie, eight bookes.1594-1648Spencer, John (editor) books i-viii 1661-2 books v…
13  December  1796Cowley Cowley, AbrahamThe history of the Royal-Society of London1647Many possible works, but a poem by Abraham Cowley,…
13  December  1796Temple Temple, Sir WilliamMiscellanea. The third part. containing I. An essay on popular discontents. II. An ess…1701WG refers to the first essay in this third part of…
13  December  1796Tillotson Tillotson, JohnOf sincerity towards God and man. Sermon the first. Preach'd at Kingston July 29, 1694…1712This sermon is published in The Works of the most …
13  December  1796Sprat Sprat, ThomasThe history of the Royal-Society of London, for the improving of natural knowledge.1667
17  December  1796Addison Addison, JosephThe Spectator.1711-6(3 March December 1712 and 18 June 1714-20 Decembe…
20  December  1796Tom Jones Fielding, HenryThe history of Tom Jones, a foundling.1749
20  December  1796Don Sebastian, acts 1, 2, 3 Dryden, JohnDon Sebastian, King of Portugal, a tragedy, acted at the Theatre Royal.1690
23  December  1796Smollet Smollett, TobiasThis item is the only mention of Smollett in this …
26  December  1796Italian, p. 83 Radcliffe, Ann WardThe Italian, or, The confessional of the black penitents. A romance1797. This item may have appeared in 1796 with 1797 pu…
29  December  1796Ireland junr, pp. 43 Ireland, William HenryMiscellaneous papers and legal instruments under the hand and seal of William Shakespe…1796The papers etc. in this collection are a ‘forgery'…
2  January  1797Constant Couple Farquhar, GeorgeThe constant couple, or, A trip to the Jubillee, a comedy, acted at the Theatre Royal …1700
8  January  1797Fawcet's Poems Fawcett, JoesphPoems, by Joseph Fawcett. To which are added Civilized war, before published under the…1798
1  January  1797De Sevrac, p. 184 Robinson, MaryHubert de Sevrac a romance, of the eighteenth century; by Mary Robinson, … In three vo…1797-01-011796
12  January  1797Wt v. Burke, p. 60 Wollstonecraft, MaryA vindication of the rights of men, in a letter to the Right Honourable Edmund Burke; …1790
15  January  1797Iniquity of Bank, p. 33 Anderson, WilliamThe iniquity of banking, or, Bank notes proved to be an injury to the public and the r…1797
16  January  1797Chalmers on Shakespear, p. 84 Chalmers, GeorgeAn apology for the believers in the Shakespeare-papers [forged by W. H. Ireland]: whic…1797
21  January  1797Wrongs of Woman, p. 56. Wollstonecraft, MaryThe wrongs of woman1798Godwin, William (editor) in Memoirs and posthumous…
23  January  1797Mandeville on Hyp, p. 32 Mandeville, BernardA treatise of the hypochondriack and hysterick passions, vulgarly call'd the hypo in m…1711
24  January  1797Paine to Washington, pp. 76 Paine, ThomasLetter to George Washington, president of the United States of America on affairs publ…1796
24  January  1797Ireland senr, pp. 48 Ireland, SamuelMr. Ireland's vindication of his conduct, respecting the publication of the supposed S…1796Identified among the various Ireland publications …
26  January  1797Cibber's Apology, p. 89 Cibber, ColleyAn apology for the life of Mr. Colley Cibber, comedian, and late patentee of the Theat…1740WG's sale catalog lists:Cibber's (Coll.) Apology, …
6  February  1797Old Clothes-man Dibdin, CharlesThe old cloaths man1799. (musical score)
7  February  1797Fatal Dowry Massinger, Philip MassingerThe fatal dowry: a tragedy.1632Field, Nathan
12  February  1797Erskine's pamphlet, p. 26 Erskine, Thomas, baronA view of the causes and consequences of the present war with France.1797
13  February  1797Burke versus Fox, pp. 94 Burke, EdmundTwo observations on the conduct of our domestick parties, with regard to French politi…1797.
15  February  1797Les Cinq Hommes, p. 20 Despaze, JosephLes cinq hommes.1796
17  February  1797Fawcet's Elegies Fawcett, JosephThe art of war. A poem. By Joseph Fawcett. The second edition: to which is added, a wa…1795OR Fawcett, Joseph War elegies. 1798
21  February  1797Ht's Comedy Holcroft, ThomasHe's much to blame: a comedy, in five acts. As performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent …1798OR Holcroft, Thomas Knave, or not? a comedy in fiv…
4  March  1797Vaurien, p. 96 Disraeli, IsaacVaurien; or, Sketches of the times: exhibiting views of the philosophies, religions, p…1797
7  March  1797Albernitz, Vol. I Unable to identify.
14  March  1797Paine's Agrarian, pp. 38 Paine, ThomasAgrarian justice opposed to agrarian law and to agrarian monopoly, being a plan for me…1797Philadelphia; reprinted in London. ‘First publishe…
16  March  1797Le Fataliste, p. 58 Diderot, DenisJacques le fataliste et son maître.1796(published posthumously)
25  March  1797Religieuse, p. 86 Diderot, DenisLa religieuse.1796(published posthumously)
12  April  1797Task, Bk I Cowper, WilliamThe task, a poem, in six books. To which are added, by the same author, An epistle to …1785OR Cowper, William Poems. 2 vols. 1782-1785 The se…
5  May  1797Compere Matthieu, p. 38 Du Laurens, Henri-JosephLe compere Matthieu ou les bigarrures de l'esprit humain.1772
3  June  1797Canterbury Tales by Lee, p. { } Lee, HarrietCanterbury tales for the year 1797.1797Lee, Sophia, author of ‘The Chapter of Accidents'
7  June  1797Hobbes's Human Nature, p. 14 Hobbes, ThomasHumane nature: or, The fundamental elements of policie. Being a discoverie of the facu…1650WG's sale catalog lists:Hobbes' (T.) Moral and Pol…
10  June  1797Life of Hobbes, pp. 20 Hobbes, ThomasThe life of Mr. Thomas Hobbes of Malmsbury, written by himself in a Latine poem and no…1680(Translated from Thomas Hobbesii Malmesburiensis v…
11  June  1797Leviathan, p. 14 Hobbes, ThomasLeviathan; or, The matter, forme, and power of a common-wealth, ecclesiasticall and ci…1651WG's sale catalog lists:Hobbes' (T.) Moral and Pol…
11  June  1797Logique par Condillac, p. 30 Condillac, Etienne Bonnot deLa logique; ou, Les premiers développements de l'art de penser, ouvrage élémentaire, q…1780
11  June  1797Bailly, sur les Sciences, p. 50 Bailly, Jean Sylvain BaillyLettres sur l'origine des sciences, et sur celle des peuples de l'Asie: Adressées à m.…1777Voltaire, François-Marie Arouet
22  June  1797Rulhière, p. 114 Rulhière, Claude Carloman deHistoire, ou anecdotes sur la révolution de Russie en l'année, 1762. Par Mr. De Rulhiè…1797Translated as: Rulhière, Claude Carloman de The hi…
24  June  1797Darwin's §. of Instincts, pp. 50 Darwin, ErasmusZoonomia; or, The laws of organic life1794Darwin, Robert Waring Volume 1, section XVI ‘Of In…
25  June  1797J Wallace, p. 77 Bage, RobertJames Wallace. A novel, by the author of Mount-Henneth, Barham-Downs, and The fair Syr…1788
1  July  1797Vaughan's Letters Vaughan, Benjamin Vaughan (anonymous)Letters, on the subject of the concert of princes, and the dismemberment of Poland and…1793
3  July  1797Idomenée, act 1 Crébillon, Claude-Prosper Jolyot de Idoménée, tragédie1706(par P. de Crébillon). WG's sale catalog lists:Cre…
8  July  1797Fair Syrian, p. 200 Bage, RobertThe fair Syrian: a novel.1787
9  July  1797Hau Kiou Choaan, p. 36 Percy, Thomas (editor and translator)Hau kiou choaan; or, The pleasing history.1761Wilkinson, James (translator)
10  July  1797Phædrus, Fab. 1-12 PhaedrusPhaedri Augusti liberti fabularum Aesopiarum(The Aesopic Fables of Phaedrus the Freedman of Au…
13  July  1797Cabal & Love Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich vonKabale und Liebe1781in Die Räuber. Die Verschwörung des Fiesco zu Genu…
26  July  1797Azemia, p. 150 Beckford, WilliamAzema, a descriptive and sentimental novel; interspersed with pieces of poetry.1797
29  July  1797Ambitious Vengeance Merry, RobertAmbitious vengeance; a tragic-drama. In three acts1788in Poetry of the world vol. 1 pp. 113-164. also in…
30  July  1797Werter, Vol. I Goethe, Johann Wolfgang vonThe sorrows of Werter: a German story.1779Graves, Richard (translation attributed to) Malthu…
3  August  1797Metastasio, p. 15 Metastasio, PietroPoesie.1716NapoliOR Metastasio, Pietro Antonio Domenico Buona…
5  August  1797Pains of Memory Merry, RobertThe Pains of memory. A poem.1796
7  August  1797Gregory's Comparative View, p. 82 Gregory, JohnA comparative view of the state and faculties of man with those of the animal world.1765
7  August  1797Rhadamiste, act 1 Crébillon, Claude-Proper Jolyot de Rhadamiste et Zénobie, tragédie par M. de Crébillon.1711WG's sale catalog lists:Crebillon, ses Oeuvres, 2 …
13  August  1797Pyrology, p. 60 Okely, WilliamPyrology, or, the connexion between natural and moral philosophy: with a short disquis…1797
14  August  1797Pursuits of Literature, çl Mathias, Thomas JamesThe pursuits of literature, or what you will: a satirical poem in dialogue. Part the f…1794
17  August  1797Bruce, p. XLVI Unable to identify.
17  August  1797Chaumière Indienne, p. 41 Saint-Pierre, Bernardin deLa chaumière indienne.1791
14  September  1797Barbauld on Devotion, p. 22 Barbauld, Anna LetitiaDevotional pieces, compiled from the Psalms and the Book of Job: to which are prefixed…1775
15  September  1797Purley, p. 50 Tooke, John HorneEpea pteroenta. Or, the diversions of Purley. Part I. By John Horne Tooke.1786WG's sale catalog lists:[Tooke] Diversions of Purl…
23  September  1797Wt's Letters Wollstonecraft, MaryMemoirs and posthumous works of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin.1798Godwin, William (editor) Letters in Contents of th…
5  October  1797Original Stories, p. 54 Wollstonecraft, MaryOriginal stories from real life: with conversations, calculated to regulate the affect…1788
12  October  1797Mergez Author unknownRelation de l'enlevement de Messieurs Semonville, Maret, Montgeroux, Mergez, Trasostri…1793Conjecture based on part of the title.
27  October  1797I's Letters Memoirs and posthumous works of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin. 1798Probably Mary Wollstonecraft's letters to Gilbert …
31  October  1797Cave of Fancy Wollstonecraft, MaryExtract of the cave of fancy1798Godwin, William (editor) in Memoirs and posthumous…
16  November  1797Macaulay on Education, p. 50 Macaulay, CatharineLetters on education, with observations on religious and metaphysical subjects. By Cat…1790
21  November  1797Peregrine Proteus, p. 64 Unable to identify.
23  November  1797Victim of Prejudice, p. 56 Hays, MaryThe victim of prejudice. In two volumes.1799WG was reading this novel in manuscript.
2  December  1797Rasselas, p. 88 Johnson, Samuel The Prince of Abissinia. A tale. In two volumes.1759‘Rasselas' was not added to the title until a 1768…
3  December  1797Johnson's Beauties, p. 44 Johnson, SamuelThe beauties of Johnson: consisting of maxims and observations, moral, critical, and m…1781
4  December  1797Paine to Erskine Paine, Thomas A letter to the Honourable Thomas Erskine on the prosecution of Thomas Williams, for p…1797
5  December  1797Wt on the Fr. Revolution, p. 82 Wollstonecraft, MaryAn historical and moral view of the origin and progress of the French Revolution and t…1794There was no subsequent volume.
6  December  1797Burke's Letter to the Sheriffs of B, p. 38 Burke, EdmundA letter from Edmund Burke, Esq; one of the representatives in Parliament for the city…1777
7  December  1797Bentham's Law of Escheat, pp. 158 Bentham, JeremySupply without burthen, or, Escheat vice taxation: being a proposal for a saving in ta…1795
8  December  1797Vie de Pascal, p. 28 Perier, GilberteLa vie de Monsieur Pascal.1684
10  December  1797Lyttleton's Letters, çl Letters from a Persian in England, to his friend at Ispahan1735Lord George Lyttelton , 2nd ed. (earliest publicat…
12  December  1797Connoisseur, p. 43 George ColmanThe connoisseur1754Thornton, Bonnell . (no. 1 Jan. 31, ) – no. 140 (S…
16  December  1797Cleomenes, acts 1 & 2 Dryden, JohnCleomenes, the Spartan heroe. A tragedy, as it is acted at the Theatre Royal. Written …1692Southerne, Thomas (completed the fifth act of the …
18  December  1797King Arthur Dryden, JohnKing Arthur, or, the British worthy a dramatick opera: perform'd at the Queens Theatre…1691Purcell, Henry (composer)
18  December  1797Fairy Queen, Canto I. Spenser, EdmundThe faerie queene. Disposed into twelue books, fashioning XII. morall vertues.1590WG's sale catalog lists:Spenser's Faerie Queene, T…
19  December  1797Love Triumphant, acts 1, 2, 3 Dryden, JohnLove triumphant; or, Nature will prevail. A tragi-comedy. As it is acted at the Theatr…1694
26  December  1797Dangers of Indecision Unable to identify.
26  December  1797Theodosius Lee, NathanielTheodosius, or, the force of love. A tragedy, acted by Their Royal Highnesses servants…1680Purcell, Henry (composer)
28  December  1797Lee's Brutus, act 1 Lee, NathanielLucius Junius Brutus, father of his country.1681
1  January  1798Burke's 3rd Letter, p. 34 Burke, EdmundA third letter to a member of the present Parliament, on the proposals for peace with …1797
1  January  1798Rival Queens, acts 1, 2, 3 Lee, NathanielThe rival queens, or, The death of Alexander the Great. Acted at the Theatre Royal by …1677
2  January  1798Burke's Memorials, p. 40 Burke, EdmundThree memorials on French affairs. Written in the years 1791, 1792 and 1793 (Hints for a memorial to…1797
9  January  1798M'Cormick, pp. 383 M'Cormick, CharlesMemoirs of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke.1797
13  January  1798Reynolds, p. 14 Reynolds, JoshuaSeven Discourses delivered in the Royal Academy by the President.1778Possibly WG rereads this item read 7 May 1794.OR R…
16  January  1798Paley's Evidences, p. 98 Paley, WilliamA view of the evidences of Christianity, in three parts.1794
19  January  1798Price on the Picturesque, p. 122 Price, UvedaleAn essay on the picturesque, as compared with the sublime and the beautiful; and on th…1794
19  January  1798Massacre of Paris, acts 1, 2, 3 Lee, NathanielThe massacre of Paris: a tragedy. As it is acted at the Theatre Royal by Their Majesti…1690
21  January  1798Bourgeoises à la Mode D'Ancourt, Florent CartonLes bourgeoises à la mode, comédie.1693
24  January  1798Benj. Benton, p. 36 Unable to identify.
2  February  1798Castle Spectre Lewis, Matthew G.The castle spectre, a drama in five acts.1798
8  February  1798Knave or Not, p. 56 Holcroft, ThomasKnave or Not? A comedy, in five acts. As performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. B…1798
16  February  1798Bowles's Sonnets Bowles, William LisleFourteen sonnets, elegiac and descriptive: written during a tour. 1789This is the earliest of several editions, with var…
16  February  1798D'Alembert, ça la D'Alembert, Jean de RondÉloge de Monsieur de Montesquieu, a la suite duquel on trovera: L'analyse de l'esprit …1756Possibly WG rereads the preceding item, read on 7 …
11  March  1798Errors of Innocence, p. 86 Lee, HarrietThe errors of innocence, in five volumes.1786
13  March  1798Rd Landaff, pp. 42 Watson, RichardAn address to the people of Great Britain.1798, 2nd edition
14  March  1798Bn Constant, pp. 90 Constant, Benjamin, de RebecqueDes Reactions Politiques.1796OR Constant, Benjamin De la force du gouvernement …
29  March  1798Inquisitor Holcroft, ThomasThe inquisitor, a play in five acts.1798Unzer, Johann Christoph
6  April  1798Examination, pp. 60 Green, ThomasAn examination of the leading principles of the new system of morals.1798Conjecture based on subject and page match.
9  April  1798Ana. Review Christie, Thomas (until early 1796)The Analytical review; or History of literature, domestic and foreign, on an enlarged …1788-99
9  April  1798Huron Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetL'Ingénu, histoire véritable tirée des manuscrits du père Quesnel.1767Second edition appeared in 1767 with the following…
11  April  1798Watteville's Switzerland çl Watteville, Alexandre-Louis deHistoire de la Confederation helvetique.1754
21  April  1798E Oliver, p. 252; Vol. II, p. 102 Lloyd, CharlesEdmund Oliver.1798
22  April  1798Joan of Arc, Book I Southey, RobertJoan of Arc: an epic poem.1796
29  April  1798Robertson, çl Robertson, WilliamThe history of Scotland during the reigns of Queen Mary and of King James VI. till his…1759OR Robertson, William The history of the reign of …
3  May  1798Julie, p. 76 Rousseau, Jean-JacquesJulie: ou, la nouvelle Héloïse1761original edition titled Lettres de deux amans; Hab…
7  May  1798Fabliaux, çl Marie de FranceFabliaux ou contes, du XIIe et du XIIIe siecle, traduits ou extraits d'après divers ma…1778Legrand d'Aussy, Pierre Jean-Baptiste Legrand (edi…
8  May  1798Stella Goethe, Johann Wolfgang vonStella, ein Schauspiel für Liebende in fünf Akten.1775Translated as: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von Stella,…
12  May  1798Chrysal, p. 128-234 Johnstone, CharlesChrysal; or The adventures of a guinea. Wherein are exhibited views of several strikin…1760
13  May  1798Donomar, p. 136 Bouterwek, Friedrich (anonymous)Count Donamar or, errors of sensibility: a series of letters, written in the time of t…1797Translated from: Graf Donamar: Briefe, geschrieben…
16  May  1798Ovid, Ep. 1 Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)Epistulae ex Ponto (Letters from Pontus)Composed 12-16 A.D.
18  May  1798Yorke's pamphlet Yorke, Henry RedheadA letter to the reformers.1798OR Yorke, Henry Redhead On the means of saving our…
19  May  1798Horrid Mysteries, Vol. I Grosse, Carl, marquisHorrid mysteries a story; from the German of the Marquis of Grosse.1796Will, P. (translator)
22  May  1798Two Emilys, p. 350 Lee, SophiaThe two Emilys; a tale.1798
25  May  1798Armstrong Armstrong, WilliamThe shortness and uncertainty of human life.1794Unable to identify with certainty.Possibly the pre…
26  May  1798Proby, pp. 80 Proby, William C.Modern philosophy and barbarism; or, a comparison between the theory of Godwin, and th…1798
20  June  1798Cellini, p. 28 Cellini, BenvenutoThe life of Benvenuto Cellini, a Florentine artist. Containing a variety of curious an…1771Nugent, Thomas (translator) WG's sale catalog list…
24  June  1798Young Philosopher, Vol. I Smith, Charlotte TurnerThe young philosopher: a novel.1798
2  July  1798Remedium, Lib. I Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)Remedia amoris. (The remedy of love)c. 1 B.C. – 2 A.D.
5  July  1798Ovid, Ars < > Amandi, p. 6: Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)Ars Amatoria or Artis Amatoria.e (The art of love) c. 1 B.C.
6  July  1798Shenstone, çl Shenstone, WilliamThe works in verse and prose of William Shenstone, Esq.: most of which were never befo…1764Conjecture that WG is reading in a volume of colle…
13  July  1798Hume, Essays 15, 16, 17, 18, 23 Hume, David Essays, moral and political.1741(originally anonymous) Essays, moral and political…
14  July  1798Tristia, El. 1, 2, 3. Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)TristiaComposed 8-12 A.D.
15  July  1798Paul & Virginie, p. 45 Saint-Pierre, Jacques-HenriBernardin dePaul et Virginie.1788Translated as: Saint-Pierre, Jacques-Henri Bernard…
19  July  1798Zaïre, act 1 Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetZayre, tragedie: Representée a Paris aux mois d'aoust, novembre & decembre 1732.1733WG's sale catalog lists:Voltaire, Theatre, Henriad…
19  July  1798Alcuin, p. 77 Brockden Brown, Charles BrockdenAlcuin: a dialogue.1798Smith, E. H.
28  July  1798Ovid, Amores, El. 1-8 Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)AmoresThe preface to this work is dated c. 25 B.C.; the …
28  July  1798Pinkerton's Enquiry Pinkerton, JohnAn enquiry into the history of Scotland.1789
3  August  1798Fenwick, pp. 124 Fenwick, JohnObservations on the trial of James Coigly, for high-treason: together with an account …1798
4  August  1798Derry, pp. 57 Unable to identify.
5  August  1798Essay on Population, p. 248 Malthus, Thomas R.An essay on population, as it affects the future improvement of society. With remarks …1798WG's sale catalog lists:Malthus's (T. R.) Essay on…
8  August  1798Ovid, Fasti, p. 8 Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)FastiCompleted c. 8 A.D.
9  August  1798Bisset's Life of Burke, p. 266 Bisset, RobertThe life of Edmund Burke comprehending an impartial account of his literary and politi…1798
10  August  1798O'Connor, p. 32 O'Connor, ArthurState of Ireland.1798
18  August  1798Rousseau on Lisbon, pp. 31 Rousseau, Jean-JacquesLettre de J. J. Rousseau à Monsieur de Voltaire, le 18. aout 1756.1759(On Voltaire's Poèmes sur le désastre, de Lisbonne…
20  August  1798Monroe, pp. 76 Monroe, JamesA view of the conduct of the executive, in the foreign affairs of the United States, c…1797Philadelphia; 1798 London: reprinted for J. Ridgwa…
20  August  1798Talleyrand, &c Unable to identify.
23  August  1798Théâtre d'Education, p. 54 Genlis, Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse deThéâtre pour servir a l'éducation.1780Translated as: Genlis, Stéphanie Félicité comtesse…
23  August  1798Buffon, p. 52 Buffon, George Louis le Clerc, comte deHistoire naturelle, générale et particuliére, avec la description du cabinet du roi.1749-1767WG's sale catalog lists: Buffon, Histoire Naturell…
1  September  1798Cléry, p. 66 Cléry, Jean-Baptiste Journal de ce qui s'est passe a la tour du temple pendant la captivite de Louis XVI, r…1798Translated as: Cléry, Jean-Baptiste A journal of o…
1  September  1798Anti-Jacobin, çl Gifford, William (editor)The Anti-jacobin, or, weekly examiner.1797-1798(no. 1-36 Nov. 20, 1797 – July 9, 1798)A two-volum…
3  September  1798Buffon, Cheval, p. 10 Buffon, Georges-Louis LeclercThe natural history of the horse. To which is added that of the ass, bull, cow, ox, sh…1762This is a translation of selections from volume 4 …
5  September  1798Erot., p. 154 Unable to identify.
7  September  1798Irish Report Ireland Parliament. House of Commons.The report from the secret committee of the House of Commons with an appendix: printed…1798Castlereagh, Robert Stewart, viscount (On the Iris…
18  September  1798Don Carlos, pp. 327 Otway, ThomasDon Carlos Prince of Spain. A tragedy. Acted at the Duke's Theatre. Written by Tho. Ot…1676OR Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich von Dom Ka…
20  September  1798Sandford, p. 230 Day, ThomasThe history of Sandford and Merton, a work intended for the use of children.1783-1789Conjecture.
20  September  1798Delectus, p. 40 Wakefield, GilbertTragoediarum delectus Hercules furens, Alcestis, Euripideae: et Trachineae, Sophoclea:…1794
23  September  1798Escarbagnas Molière, Jean-Baptiste PoquelinLa Comtesse d'Escarbagnas, comèdie.1684; first performed 1672 WG's sale catalog lists:Mol…
25  September  1798Warton on Pope, p. 100 Warton, JosephAn essay on the writings and genius of Pope.1756
28  September  1798Précieuses Ridicules Molière, Jean-Baptiste PoquelinLes précieuses ridicules, comédie, représentée au Petit Bourbon.1660WG's sale catalog lists:Moliere, ses Oeuvres, 7 vo…
29  September  1798Amphitryon, acte 1 Molière, Jean-Baptiste PoquelinAmphitryon, comédie, par J.-B. P. de Molière.1668WG's sale catalog lists:Moliere, ses Oeuvres, 7 vo…
30  September  1798Dryden's do, acts 1, 2, 3 Dryden, JohnAmphitryon, or, the two Socias, a comedy. As it is acted at the Theatre Royal.1690
1  October  1798Robbers, p. 60 Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich vonDie Räuber: ein Schauspiel.1781Translated as: Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedric…
6  October  1798Vicar of Wakefield, p. 19 Goldsmith, OliverThe vicar of Wakefield.1757
9  October  1798Savary sur l'Egypte, p. 202 Savary, Claude EtienneLettres sur l'Égypte, où l'on offre le parallèle des moeurs anciennes & modernes de se…1785
10  October  1798Gibbon, Vol. IX, p. 354-380 Gibbon, EdwardThe history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire.1776-88WG's sale catalog lists:Gibbon's (Ed.) History of …
19  October  1798Hoole's Orlando Abridged, Bk I, II Ariosto, LodovicoThe Orlando of Ariosto, reduced to XXIV books; the narrative connected, and the storie…1791Hoole, John (translator)
3  November  1798Merope, actes 1, 2, 3/2 Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetLa Mérope française, avec quelques petites pièces de literature.1744
5  November  1798Indians in England Kotzebue, August vonThe Indians in England.1796Wells, Henry W. (translator) Translated from: Kotz…
14  November  1798May, p. 5 May, ThomasThe heir: a comedy.1622first publcation Later published in Select collect…
15  November  1798Otway's Don Carlos, acts 1, 2, 3 Otway, ThomasDon Carlos Prince of Spain. A tragedy. Acted at the Duke's Theatre. Written by Tho. Ot…1676
18  November  1798Biographia Dramatica Baker, David ErskineThe companion to the play-house: or, An historical account of all the dramatic writers…1764The 2nd and 3rd editions were issued under ‘Biogra…
19  November  1798Robison, p. 271 Proofs of a conspiracy against all the religions and governments of Europe, carried on…1797Robison, John
22  November  1798Lucretius, 102 LucretiusDe rerum natura(On the nature of things) Lucretius died 55-51 B.C…
24  November  1798Clement Arnold, p. 32 Unable to identify.
30  November  1798Barruel, p. 26 Barruel, Augustin, abbé Mémoires pour servir a l'histoire du Jacobinisme1797. Volumess. 1-4. Conjecture based on topic and num…
7  December  1798Beniowski Kotzebue, August vonCount Benyowsky; or, The conspiracy of Kamtschatka. A tragi-comedy in five acts. Trans…1798Render, W. (translator) Translated from: Kotzebue,…
12  December  1798Bajazet, actes 1, 2 Racine, JeanBajazet; tragédie.1672; first performed 1672
15  December  1798Mithridate, actes, 1, 2 Racine, JeanMithridate.1673; first performed 1673?
19  December  1798Iphigénie, acte 1 Racine, JeanIphigénie.1675; first performed 1674
22  December  1798Elfrida Mason, WilliamElfrida. A dramatic poem.1752also published 1796 with the subtitle: written on …
23  December  1798Caractacus Mason, WilliamCaractacus. A dramatic poem. Written on the model of the ancient Greek tragedy. By the…1759also published in 1796
23  December  1798Brantome, çala Brantôme, Pierre de Bourdeille, seigneur deOeuvres du seigneur de Brantome.1740OR Brantôme, Pierre de Bourdeille, seigneur de Mém…
25  December  1798Sully, çala Sully, Maximilien de Bethune, duc deMémoires des sages et royalles oeconomies d'estat, domestiques, politques et militaire…1688
27  December  1798Jardine, cala Unable to identify.
29  December  1798Hereford's Spain, çala Hereford, Charles John AnnThe history of Spain, from the establishment of the colony of Gades by the Phoenicians…1793
1  January  1799Siege of Damascus Hughes, JohnThe siege of Damascus: a tragedy. As it is acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane, b…1720
2  January  1799Irene Johnson, SamuelIrene: A Tragedy. As it is acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane1749. OR Voltaire, François-Marie Arouet Irène, tragéd…
5  January  1799Tancred, acte 1 Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetTancrede: tragédie, en vers croisés et en cinq actes: représentée par les comediens fr…1761WG's sale catalog lists a later collection of Volt…
9  January  1799Orphelin de la Chine, actes 1, 2 Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetL'Orphelin de la Chine, tragédie représentée pour la première fois à Paris, le 20 août…1755WG's sale catalog lists a later collection of Volt…
15  January  1799Swinburne, çala Swinburne, Henry ( 1743)Travels in the two Sicilies by Henry Swinburne, Esq. in the years 1777, 1778, 1779, an…1780-1786Dublin 1783-1785 LondonOR Swinburne, Henry ( 1743-…
20  January  1799Rome Sauvée, acte 1 Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetRome Sauvée, tragédie de M. de Voltaire. Représentée pour la prèmiere fois à Paris, pa…1752BerlinBut the first edition given by Voltaire is: …
22  January  1799Vagabond, Vol. I Walker, GeorgeThe vagabond, a novel, in two volumes.1799
23  January  1799Oberon, 9 cantos Wieland, Christoph MartinOberon, a poem.1798Sotheby, William (translator) translated from: Wie…
25  January  1799Oreste Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetOreste: tragédie.1750WG's sale catalog lists a later collection of Volt…
27  January  1799Mackintosh's Discourse, pp. 66 Mackintosh, JamesA discourse on the study of the law of nature and nations.1799WG's sale catalog lists:Mackintosh's (Sir J.) Defe…
31  January  1799Townsend, çala Townsend, HoratioThe expediency of a union between Great Britain and Ireland.1799Insufficient information to identify positively. I…
1  February  1799Alzire, actes 1, 2 Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetAlzire ou les Americains. Tragédie de M. de Voltaire. Representée pour la première foi…1736WG's sale catalog lists:Voltaire, Theatre, Henriad…
3  February  1799Man of Quality, çala Lee, JohnThe man of quality, a farce. Taken from the comedy of The relapse, by Mr. Lee. And act…1773(Adapted from Sir John Vanbrugh's The relapse.) OR…
6  February  1799Piratical States, p. 132 Laugier de Tassy, ---- (attributed to)A compleat history of the piratical states of Barbary, viz. Algiers, Tripoli and Moroc…1750Morgan, Joseph? (translator)
11  February  1799Knights of Malta, çala Vertot, René Aubert de Vertot, abbé deThe history of the knights of Malta. By Mons. l'Abbé de Vertot. Illustrated with LXXI.…1728
23  February  1799Pere de Famille, acte, 1, 2/2 Diderot, DenisLe père de famille: comédie en cinq actes, et en prose, avec un discours sur la poèsie…1758
24  February  1799Pope's Eloisa Pope, AlexanderEloisa to Abelard1717in The Works of Mr. Alexander Pope. WG's sale cata…
28  February  1799Esther, actes 1 & 2 Racine, JeanEsther: tragédie. Tirée de L'Escriture Sainte.1689
3  March  1799Theodore & Cinyras Dryden, JohnMetamorphoses1700‘Theodore and Honoria, from Boccace' and ‘Cinyras …
4  March  1799Palamon & Arcite Dryden, JohnFables ancient and modern; translated into verse, from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, & …1700‘Palamon and Arcite: or The Knight's Tale From Cha…
6  March  1799Atrée, actes 1 & 2 Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetLes Pélopides, ou, Atrée et Thieste: tragédie.1772It first appeared in vol. 3 of Theatre complet de …
6  March  1799Le Bon Menage FlorianLe bon ménage, ou la suite des deux billets. Comédie en un acte et en prose. Représent…1783
7  March  1799Minister Unable to identify.
9  March  1799Dépit Amoureux Molière, Jean-Baptiste PoquelinDépit amoureux: comedie de I. B. P. Moliere: representée sur le Theatre du Palais Roya…1663
12  March  1799Alexandre, acte 1 Racine, JeanAlexandre le Grand.1666
16  March  1799St Julien, p. 87 St Julien, ----, baron deCopie d'une lettre à M. le baron de St. Julien, chambellan du roi de Prusse, à Berlin.1799Conjecture based on available titles.
18  March  1799Les Voleurs, actes 1 & 2 Saint Aubin, Nicolas CammailleMarguerite; ou, les voleurs; drama, en un acte, nêlé de pantomime, combats, etc.1798
20  March  1799Thucydide, p. 72 Auger, Athanase, abbé (editor and translator)Harangues tirés d'Hérodote, de Thucydide des histoire grecques de Xénophon, de sa retr…1788OR Thucydides Levesque, Pierre-Charles (translator…
22  March  1799Rymer on Tragedy, çala Rymer, ThomasThe tragedies of the last age, consider'd and examin'd by the practice of the ancients…1678WG's sale catalog lists:Rymer's (T.) Tragedies of …
23  March  1799King & No King Beaumont, FrancisA king and no king. Acted at the Globe.1619Fletcher, John
25  March  1799Maid's Tragedy, acts 1 & 2 Beaumont, FrancisThe maides tragedy. As it hath been diuers times acted at the Blacke-friars by the Kin…1619Fletcher, John
26  March  1799Philaster Beaumont, FrancisPhylaster, or Loue lyes a bleeding.1620Fletcher, John
27  March  1799Rodogune, actes 1 & 2 Corneille, PierreRodogune, princesse des Parthes: tragédie.1647WG's sale catalog lists:Corneille, Chef d'Oeuvres,…
27  March  1799Rollo, acts 1 & 2 Fletcher, JohnThe tragedy of Rollo, Duke of Normandy, or The bloody brother.1639Jonson, Ben Massinger, Philip
28  March  1799All for Love, acts 1, 2, 3 Dryden, JohnAll for love: or, the World well lost. A tragedy. As it is acted at the Theatre Royal.…1678Wells, Henry W. WG's sale catalog lists a later ed…
30  March  1799Committee of Secrecy, pp. 87 Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Committee of SecrecyReport of the committee of secrecy of the House of Commons. Ordered to be printed 15 M…1799The Report ‘ordered to be printed 15 March, 1799' …
31  March  1799Valentinian Beaumont, FrancisA tragedy of Valentinian1647Fletcher, John in Comedies and tragedies, the firs…
31  March  1799False One, acts 1, 2 Fletcher, John FletcherThe false one1647Massinger, Philip in Comedies and tragedies, the f…
2  April  1799Double Marriage Beaumont, FrancisThe double marriage1647Fletcher, John in Comedies and tragedies, the firs…
3  April  1799Knight of Malta, acts 1 & 2 Beaumont, FrancisThe knight of Malta.1647Fletcher, John in Comedies and tragedies, the firs…
6  April  1799Wife for a Month Fletcher, JohnA wife for a moneth1647in Comedies and tragedies, the first folio of Fran…
6  April  1799Laws of Candy Ford, JohnThe lawes of Candy1647in Comedies and tragedies, the first folio of Fran…
9  April  1799Virgin of the Sun Kotzebue, August vonThe virgin of the sun. A play in five acts. By Augustus von Kotzebue. Translated from …1799Translated from: Kotzebue, August von Die Sonnen-J…
10  April  1799Noble Kinsmen, acts 1 & 2 Fletcher, JohnThe two noble kinsmen: presented at the Blackfriers by the Kings Maiesties servants, w…1634Shakespeare, William Quarto of Shakespeare
11  April  1799Lyrical Ballads, çala Wordsworth, WilliamLyrical ballads, with a few other poems.1798Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (originally anonymous) WG…
18  April  1799Thierry, act 1 Fletcher, JohnThe Tragedy of Thierry King of France, and his Brother Theodoret.1621Massinger, Philip Beaumont, Francis and others As …
19  April  1799Almanzor, act 1 Dryden, JohnAlmanzor and Almahide, or, The conquest of Granada. The second part. As it is acted at…1672WG's sale catalog lists a later edition of Dryden'…
20  April  1799Nice Valour, act 1 Fletcher, John?The nice valour, or, The passionate mad man1647Middleton, Thomas in Comedies and tragedies, the f…
21  April  1799Mitford, p. 98 Mitford, WilliamThe history of Greece.1795-17973rd edition, 6 volumesSince WG reads 6 volumes of …
22  April  1799Chandler on the Inquisition, çala Chandler, Samuel (translator; introduction)The history of the Inquisition by Philip à Limborch … Translated into English by Samue…1731ORWilliam Berriman wrote a criticism of Chandler's…
22  April  1799Hollis, pp. 62 Hollis, JohnAn apology for the disbelief of revealed religion: being a sequel to Sober and serious…1799
28  April  17991/2 Spanish Friar Dryden, JohnThe Spanish fryar or, The double discovery. Acted at the Dukes Theatre.1681WG's sale catalog lists a later edition of Dryden'…
30  April  1799Troilus Dryden, John1679Troilus and Cressida, or, Truth found too late: a …
2  May  1799Aurengzebe, act 1 Dryden, JohnAureng-Zebe: A tragedy. Acted at the Royal Theatre.1676WG's sale catalog lists a later edition of Dryden'…
3  May  1799Rival Ladies, acts 1 & 2 Dryden, JohnThe rival ladies. A tragi-comedy. As it was acted at the Theater Royal.1664WG's sale catalog lists a later edition of Dryden'…
4  May  1799Bayle, çala Bayle, PierrePensées diverses, écrits á un docteur de Sorbonne, a l'occasion de la cométe qui parut…1683Conjecture based on WG's reading this text 1793-12…
7  May  1799La Motte le Vayer, çala du Boulay, N.Histoire du droit public ecclesiastique françois, ou l'on traite de sa nature, de son …1740Argenson, Rene-Louis de Vayer, marquis d' (suppose…
11  May  1799Read E Canning Dodd, James SolasA physical account of the case of Elizabeth Canning: with an enquiry into the probabil…1753Bound with John Hill's The story of Elizabeth Cann…
11  May  1799M Blandy Author unknownThe tryal of Mary Blandy, spinster, for the murder of her father, Francis Blandy, Gent…1752th of February, 1752: before the Honourable Heneag…
12  May  1799Bladon's Trials for A. Vol. 7, çala Bladon, Samuel (compiler)Trials for adultery, or, The history of divorces: being selected trials at Doctors Com…1779-1780
13  May  1799Baltimore, G M Unable to identify.
15  May  1799Maximin, acts 1 & 2 Corneille, ThomasMaximian, tragédie.1662WG's sale catalog lists:Corneille, Chef d'Oeuvres,…
17  May  1799Maiden Queen Dryden, JohnSecret-love, or the Maiden-queen. As it is acted by His Majesties servants, at the 1668Theater Royal. WG's sale catalog lists a later edi…
18  May  1799Vita Devi, p. 24 Unable to identify.
18  May  1799Tempest, Dryden, acts 1, 2, 3 Dryden, John The tempest, or, The enchanted island. A comedy. As it is now acted at his Highness th…1770Shakespeare, William D'Avenant, William WG's sale …
30  May  1799Canterbury Tales, Vol. III, p. 358 Lee, HarrietCanterbury tales for the year 1799.1799Lee, Sophia Volume I: Canterbury tales for the yea…
4  June  1799Buffon, le Chien, pp. 26 Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc deHistoire naturelle générale et particulière. (Théorie de la terre; histoire naturelle …1749-1767Daubenton, Louis-Jean-Marie , 15 volumes.
6  June  1799Massaniello, pp. 210 D'Urfey, ThomasThe famous history of the rise and fall of Massaniello in two parts.1669-1700(2 volumes)
6  June  1799Heraclius, acte 1 Corneille, PierreHéraclius, empereur d'Orient, tragédie.1647WG's sale catalog lists (#153):Corneille, Chev d'O…
17  June  1799Tale of the Times, p. 135 West, Mrs.A tale of the times. By the author of A gossip's story. … In three volumes.1799
4  July  1799Limborch, çala Limborch, Philippus vanThe history of the inquisition by Philip à Limborch … Translated into English by Samue…1731Chandler, Samuel (translator)
6  July  1799Glanville, çala Glanville, John GlanvilleReports of certain cases, determined and adjudged by the Commons in Parliament, in the…1775OR Glanville, Ranulf de Glanville Rayner, John, ba…
11  July  1799Life of Bonnel, p. 34 Hamilton, WilliamThe exemplary life and character of James Bonnell, Esq; late Accomptant General of Ire…1703Wettenhall, Edward
12  July  1799Behemoth, çala Hobbes, ThomasBehemoth; or An epitome of the Civil Wars of England, from 1640, to 1660. …1679Note a subsequent edition: Hobbes, Thomas Behemoth…
23  July  1799Biog. Dict., çala Authors not namedThe biographical dictionary; or, Complete historic library. Containing the lives of th…1780‘A work replete with instruction and entertainment…
26  July  1799Watson's Philip II, çala Watson, RobertThe history of the reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain.1777
3  August  1799Bethlem Gabor, çala The last neuues, containing the arriual of Bethlem Gabor…1622-1624There are numerous (brief) news reports from , but…
7  August  1799Thuanus, Lib. IX, cap. 1, 2, 3, 4 de Thou (or Thuanus), Jacques-AugusteHistoriarum sui temporis libri cont. Lib. I-XVIII.1604
8  August  1799Busching Busching, Anton FriedrichA new system of geography … by A. F. Busching.1762WG's sale catalog lists:Busching's (A.F. New Syste…
8  August  1799Townson Townson, RobertVoyage en Hongrie: précédé d'une description de la ville de Vienne et des jardins impé…1798Mandar, Théophile (editor) (3 volumes) Insufficien…
10  August  1799Revolutions de Hongrie, p. 130 Brenner, Domokos, abbéHistoire des révolutions de Hongrie, où l'on donne une idée juste de son légitime gouv…1739Marchand, Prosper (editor) Frenc, Rákóczy, Prince …
11  August  1799Cleland, Vol. I Cleland, JohnMemoirs of a woman of pleasure.1749(2 volumes) Later ( 1750) published as ‘Fanny Hill…
13  August  1799Life of Pole, p. 48 Phillips, ThomasThe history of the life of Reginald Pole.1764WG's sale catalog lists:Pole: —History of the Life…
14  August  1799Bolingbroke, &c Bolingbroke, Henry Saint-John The philosophical works of … Henry St. John, Lord viscount Bolingbroke. In 5 volumes.1754OR Bolingbroke, Henry St. John, viscount A dissert…
15  August  1799Pope's Letters, çala Pope, AlexanderThe works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in nine volumes complete; with his last corrections,…1751Warburton, William (editor) Vol. 7 Being the first…
17  August  1799Evelina, p. 188 Burney, Frances (Mrs. d'Arblay) (published anonymously)Evelina; or a young lady's entrance into the world. In two volumes. 1779
31  August  1799Life of Elwes, pp. 53 Topham, EdwardThe life of the late John Elwes, Esquire, member in three successive Parliaments for B…1790
11  September  1799Arnot's Manuscripts Unable to identify.
15  September  1799Arnot's Journal Unable to identify.
23  September  1799Promos & Cassandra, Part I Whetstone, GeorgePromos and Cassandra1578(first printed ) in Six old plays on which Shakesp…
26  September  1799K. John, Part I Peele, George ?The troublesome reign of King John, pts. I and II1591(first printed ) in Six old plays on which Shakesp…
28  September  1799Windsor Forest Pope, AlexanderWindsor Forest.1713WG's sale catalog lists:Pope's (Alex.) Works, with…
28  September  1799K John, Part II Peele, George ?The troublesome reign of King John, pts. I and II 1591(first printed ) in Six old plays on which Shakesp…
29  September  1799K Leir Author unknownThe true chronicle history of King Leir1605(first printed ) in Six old plays on which Shakesp…
29  September  1799Bruce, Senaar Unable to identify.
3  October  17991/2 Taming a Shrew Author unknownThe taming of a shrew1779in Six old plays on which Shakespeare founded his …
2  October  1799Dunciad, Books I, II, III Pope, AlexanderThe Dunciad.1728; 1729 as The Dunciad Variorum. WG's sale catalog …
5  October  1799Gammer Gurton AnonymousA ryght pithy, pleasaunt and merie comedie intytuled Gammer Gurtons nedle: played on s…1575Stevenson, William Stevenson (sometimes attributed…
5  October  1799King Cambyses Settle, ElkanahCambyses, King of Persia: a tragedy. Acted by His Highness the Duke of York's servants…1671
8  October  1799Hieronymo, acts 1 & 2 Kyd, ThomasThe Spanish tragedy; or Hieronimo is mad again1599(orignally published ) in The origin of English dr…
10  October  1799Titus Andronicus Shakespeare, WilliamThe most lamentable roman tragedy of Titus Andronicus.1594First Quarto
10  October  1799Soliman & Perseda, act 1 Kyd, Thomas (published anonymously; sometimes attributed to)The tragedye of Solyman and Perseda. Wherein is laide open, loues constancy, fortunes …1592(originally published ) in The origin of English d…
12  October  1799David & Bathsheba, p. 18 Peele, GeorgeDavid and Bethsabe1773in The origin of English drama: with explanatory n…
14  October  1799Mountain Cottager, p. 241 Spiess, Christian HeinrichDer Mäusefallen und Hechelkrämer: eine Geschichte sehr wunderbar und doch ganz natürli…1792OR Spiess, Christian Heinrich The mountain cottage…
14  October  1799Wolfgang, p. 295, fin. Unable to identify.
16  October  1799Pericles, acts 1, 2 Shakespeare, WilliamPericles, Prince of Tyre.1609Wilkins, George First Quarto
19  October  1799Hanna More, p. 61 More, HannahStrictures on the modern system of female education. With a view to the principles and…1799OR More, Hannah Sacred dramas, chiefly intended fo…
21  October  1799Dewar's MS, pp. 85 Unable to identify.
21  October  1799Amelia, p. 20 Fielding, HenryAmelia.1752(for 1751)
21  October  1799Wolcot's Nil Admirari Pindar, Pindar (John Wolcot)Nil admirari; or, a smile at a bishop, occasioned by an hyperbolical eulogy on Miss Ha…1799
3  November  1799Pamela, p. 16 Richardson, SamuelPamela: or, Virtue rewarded. In a series of familiar letters from a beautiful young da…1740
7  November  1799Semple, p. 27 Semple, GeorgeA treatise on building in water. In two parts. Part I. Particularly relative to the re…1776OR Semple, George Hibernia's free trade: or, a pla…
19  November  1799O'Connor to Castlereagh, p. 22 O'Connor, ArthurArthur O'Connor's letter to Lord Castlereagh1799(dated January 4, ) 1799
13  December  1799Princess of Cleve, acts 1, 2, 3 Lee, NathanielThe Princess of Cleve, as it was acted at the Queens Theatre in Dorset-Garden. By Nat.…1689
19  December  1799Duke of Guise, act 1 Dryden, JohnThe Duke of Guise. A tragedy acted by Their Majesties servants.1683Lee, Nathaniel WG's sale catalog lists a later edi…
25  December  1799Public Characters, Vol. II, çala Stephens, AlexanderPublic characters.1798-1810Appeared annually. The first volume, for 1798, has…
29  December  1799Vindication of the D. of G., pp. 62 Dryden, JohnThe vindication: or The parallel of the French Holy-League and the English League and …1683WG's sale catalog lists a later edition of Dryden'…
31  December  1799Oedipus, acts 1 & 2 Dryden, JohnOedipus: a tragedy. As it is acted at His Royal Highness the Duke's Theatre.1679Lee, Nathaniel WG's sale catalog lists a later edi…
2  January  1800Nero, act 1 & 2 Lee, NathanielTragedy of Nero, emperour of Rome. As it is acted at the Theatre Royal, by His Majesti…1675
4  January  1800Osorio, acts 1, 2, 3 Coleridge, Samuel Taylor1797‘Osorio.' manuscript
5  January  1800Sophonisba, act 1 Lee, NathanielSophonisba, or Hannibal's overthrow. A tragedy, acted at the Theatre Royall, by Their …1676
7  January  1800Gloriana, acts 1 & 2 Lee, NathanielGloriana: or, The court of Augustus Caesar. Acted at the Theatre Royal, by Their Majes…1676
9  January  1800Mithridates, acts 1 & 2 Lee, NathanielMithridates King of Pontus, a tragedy: Acted at the Theatre Royal, by Their Majestie's…1678
9  January  1800Necrology, çala Author unknownNecrology: being memoirs of the lives of eminent and extraordinary characters, includi…1800(also known as The annual necrology, including, al…
11  January  1800Cæsar Borgia, acts 1 & 2 Lee, NathanielCæesar Borgia, son of Pope Alexander VI. A tragedy acted at the Duke's Theatre, by His…1680
11  January  1800St Leon, Vol. I Godwin, WilliamSt. Leon: a tale of the sixteenth century. By William Godwin.1799
16  January  1800Constantine, acts 1 & 2 Lee, NathanielConstantine the Great, a tragedy. Acted at the Theatre Royal, by Their Majesties serva…1684
17  January  1800Read Antonio, acts 1 & 2 Godwin, WilliamAntonio, a tragedy in five acts. By William Godwin.1800WG was reading this in manuscript on 1800-01-17.
17  January  1800Robert Mortimer, p. 30 Harley, Robert, Earl of OxfordThe tryal of Robert, earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer. Upon the impeachment of the Hou…1717th Day of June 1717, and from thence continued, by…
17  January  1800St Godwin, pp. 235 Du Bois, EdwardSt. Godwin: a tale of the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth century. By Count Reg…1800
25  January  1800Troilus, act 3 Dryden, JohnTroilus and Cressida, or, Truth found too late: a tragedy. As it is acted at the Dukes…1679OR Shakespeare, William The history of Troylus and…
3  February  1800St Leon, 2nd Edition Godwin, WilliamSt. Leon, a tale of the sixteenth century.18002nd edition
5  February  1800Polyeucte, acts 1, 2/2 Corneille, PierrePolyeucte martyre: tragédie.1648WG's sale catalog lists: Corneille, Chef d'Oeuvres…
7  February  1800Ventidius Ventidius, TamberlaniVentidii Tamerlanis iuris dialogus ad L. In quartam FF. ad L. Falcidiam.1582Conjecture: this seems the only available work of …
7  February  1800Duke & No Duke Tate, NahumA duke and no duke: a farce, as it is acted by Their Majesties servants.1685
9  February  1800Rosamund Gray, pp. 136 Lamb, CharlesA tale of Rosamund Gray and old blind Margaret. By Charles Lamb.1798
17  February  1800Semiramide, acts 1 & 2 Metastasio, PietroSemiramide riconosciuto, dramma per musica di P. Metastasio …1729OR in a collection of Metastasio's works, such as:…
22  February  1800Salzmann, p. 68 Salzmann, Christian GotthilfElements of morality, for the use of children; with an introductory address to parents…1790Wollstonecraft, Mary (translator)
22  February  1800La Roche, pp. 14 Mackenzie, HenryThe story of La Roche. From the Mirror.1793Conjecture based on page numbers: WG reads 14 page…
22  February  1800Ruth Haweis, ThomasRuth: A sacred oratorio.1763OR Brooke, Henry Ruth: An oratorio. 1778 Unable to…
24  February  1800Bonaparte, Part III, p. 52 Bonaparte, Napoleon, et al.Copies of original letters from the French army in Egypt. Part the third, consisting o…1800
6  March  1800Mordaunt, p. 266 Moore, JohnMordaunt. Sketches of life, characters, and manners, in various countries; including t…1800
8  March  1800Hall on Infidelity, pp. 83 Hall, RobertModern infidelity considered with respect to its influence on society, in a sermon, pr…1800
10  March  1800Lloyd to the Anti-Jacs, pp. 38 Lloyd, CharlesA letter to the anti-Jacobin reviewers. By Charles Lloyd.1799
12  March  1800Holy Dying, p. 36 Taylor, JeremyThe rule and exercises of holy dying … Together, with prayers and acts of vertue to be…1651WG's sale catalog lists:Taylor's (Jeremy) Rule and…
19  March  1800Claudian, Prob., 204 Claudianus, ClaudiusPanegyricus dictus Probino et Olybrio consulibus (Panegyric on the consuls Probinus an…1665(fl. A.D. 395-404) exact date unknownWG's sale cat…
20  March  1800Conversion of Pedro – IGNORE – NO ACTION REQUIRED. THIS IS A WRITING EVENT - DOS Unable to identify.
20  March  1800Pride's Cure Lamb, CharlesJohn Woodvil, a tragedy1802‘Pride's Cure.' Published under the title of . WG …
21  March  1800Claudian, Ruf. I, 116 Claudianus, ClaudiusIn Rufinam (Against Rufinus)1665(fl. A.D. 395-404) A.D. 395-397WG's sale catalog l…
25  March  1800Corancez, pp. 104 Corancez, Louis Alexandre Olivier de Anecdotes of the last twelve years of the life of J. J. Rousseau. By Citizen Corancez …1798Conjecture based on exact page match and WG's ongo…
28  March  1800Claudian, III Hon. Claudianus, ClaudiusPanegyricus de tertio consulatu Honorii Augusti (Panegyric on the third consulship of …1665(fl. A.D. 395-404) A.D. 396WG's sale catalog lists…
1  April  1800L'Adieu François Unable to identify.
4  April  1800Letters from Lausanne, Vol. II, p. 32-106 Charrière, Isabelle deCaliste, ou, Suite des lettres écrites de Lausanne. 2. partie.1788
5  April  1800Claudian, Epithal., 160 Claudianus, ClaudiusEpithalamium Palladio et Celerinae (Epithalamium to Palladius and Celerina)1665(fl. A.D. 395-404) A.D. 399OR Claudianus, Claudius…
8  April  1800Claudian, Fescin Claudianus, Claudius Fescennina de nuptiis Honorii Augusti1665(fl. A.D. 395-404) (Fescennine verses in honour of…
8  April  1800Horaces, actes 1 & 2 Guillard, Nicolas FrançoisLes Horaces, tragédie-lyrique, en trois actes, mêlee d'intermedes. Représentée devant …1786
11  April  1800Claudian, Gild., 212 Claudianus, ClaudiusDe bello Gildonico (The war with Gildo)1665(fl. A.D. 395-404) A.D. 398WG's sale catalog lists…
11  April  1800Vallaton, p. 54 Hamilton, ElizabethMemoirs of modern philosophers1800. (3 volumes) Vallaton is a main character/villain…
12  April  1800Dewar versus Malthus, pp. 42 Unable to identify.
15  April  1800Claudian, Theod., 102 Claudianus, Claudius Panegyricus dictus Manlio Theodoro consuli (Panegyric on the consulship of Manlius)1665(fl. A.D. 395-404) A.D. 399WG's sale catalog lists…
19  April  1800Chalmers's Appendix, p. 52 Chalmers, GeorgeAn appendix to the supplemental apology for the believers in the supposititious Shakes…1800On 1797-01-16 WG reads Chalmers' An apology for th…
21  April  1800Claudian, Eutrop., 228 Claudianus, ClaudiusIn Eutropium (Eutropius)1665(fl. A.D. 395-404) A.D. 399WG's sale catalog lists…
30  April  1800De Monfort Baillie, JoannaDe Monfort, a tragedy1798in A series of plays. In which it is attempted to …
1  May  1800Count Basil, act 1 Baillie, JoannaCount Basil, a tragedy1798in A series of plays. In which it is attempted to …
4  May  1800Trial, com. Baillie, JoannaThe Tryal, a comedy1798in A series of plays. In which it is attempted to …
5  May  1800preface, pp. 72 Baillie, JoannaIntroductory discourse1798in A series of plays. In which it is attempted to …
6  May  1800Heir of Villeuve, 4 acts Unable to identify.
8  May  1800Religio Medici, çala Browne, Sir ThomasReligio medici.1642WG's sale catalog lists:Browne's (Sir Tho.) Works,…
11  May  1800Scornful Lady, acts 1 & 2 Beaumont, FrancisThe scornful ladie, a comedie. As it was acted (with great applause) by the children o…1616Fletcher, John
16  May  1800Elder Brother, acts 1, 2, 3 Fletcher, JohnThe elder brother, a comedie. Acted at the Blacke Friers, by his Maiesties Servants. P…1637Massinger, Philip
19  May  1800Chances Fletcher, JohnThe chances1647Beaumont, Francis in Comedies and tragedies, writt…
22  May  1800Rule a Wife, acts 1, 2, 3 Fletcher, JohnRvle a wife and have a wife. A comoedy. Acted by His Majesties servants.1640
23  May  1800Pilgrim, acts 1 & 2 Fletcher, JohnThe pilgrim1647in Comedies and tragedies, written by Francis Beau…
26  May  1800Wit without Money, act 1, 2 Fletcher, JohnWit without money, a comedie.1639Beaumont, Francis
27  May  1800Little French Lawyer Fletcher, JohnThe little French lawyer1647Beaumont, Francis in Comedies and tragedies, writt…
31  May  1800Spanish Curate, acts 1, 2, 3 Fletcher, JohnThe Spanish curate1647Beaumont, Francis in Comedies and tragedies, writt…
5  June  1800Cordelia, Vol. I Fortnum, Sophia KingCordelia, or A romance of real life.1799
8  June  1800sir Tho. More, apud Johnson's Dict More, sir ThomasA dictionary of the English language: in which the words are deduced from their origin…1755Examples/excerpts of Thomas More's writing in John…
9  June  1800Shepherd's Calendar; 5 Ecl. Spenser, EdmundThe shepheardes calender conteyning tvvelue aeglogues proportionable to the twelue mon…1579
10  June  1800Robinson on Women, pp. 104 Robinson, MaryThoughts on the condition of women, and on the injustice of mental subordination. By M…1799
16  June  1800Tyrrwhit <of> on Chaucer, Vol. IV, pp. 189 Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Canterbury tales of Chaucer. To which are added, an essay upon his language and ve…1775Tyrwhitt, Thomas, F. R. S. (editor) (vol. 5 contai…
20  June  1800Claudian, Stilic, I, 230 Claudianus, ClaudiusDe consulatu Stilichonis (On Stilicho's consulship)1665(fl. A.D. 395-404) A.D. 400WG's sale catalog lists…
21  June  1800Humorous Lieutenant, act 1 Fletcher, JohnThe humorous lieutenant1647in Comedies and tragedies, written by Francis Beau…
23  June  1800Malone's Dryden, p. 90 Dryden, JohnThe critical and miscellaneous prose works of John Dryden: now first collected: with n…1800Malone, Edmond (editor) WG's sale catalog lists:Dr…
24  June  1800Parke, p. 118 Mendoza, Juan Gonzalez deThe historie of the great and mightie kingdome of China, and the situation thereof, to…1588Unable to identify with certainty. The following w…
3  July  1800Love of Fame, Sat. I Young, EdwardThe universal passion. Sat. I. To His Grace the Duke of Dorset.1725(published anonymously) Republished in a collected…
4  July  1800Killala, p. 136 Stock, JosephProceedings at Killalla, during the French invasion, and the subsequent rebellion, fro…1799(8 volumes) OR Stock, Joseph A narrative of what p…
5  July  1800Introd. Spencer Hutcheson, ArchibaldCopies of some letters from Mr. Hutcheson to the late [Charles Spencer] Earl of Sunder…1722Possibly: Conjecture based on WG's spelling of ‘Sp…
7  July  1800Fox's Letter, pp. 43 Fox, Charles JamesA letter from the Rt. Hon. Charles James Fox to the worthy and independent electors of…1793Identification based on exact match with pages WG …
9  July  1800Rowan's Trial, pp. 152 Rowan, Archibald HamiltonReport of the trial of Archibald Hamilton Rowan, Esq., on an information filed, ex off…1794
10  July  1800Bacon, p. 16 Francis Bacon1800-07Probably , but unable to identify specific work WG…
16  July  1800Grattan v. Clare, pp. 44 Grattan, HenryAn answer to a pamphlet, entitled, The speech of the Earl of Clare, on the subject of …1800Based on the exact page match, WG probably read th…
17  July  1800Finerty's Trial, pp. 113 Ridgeway, WilliamA report of the trial of Peter Finerty upon an indictment for a libel. By William Ridg…1798Identification based on exact page match with the …
18  July  1800Clare's Speech, pp. 101 Clare, Fitzgibbon, John, Earl ofThe speech of the Right Honourable John, Earl of Clare, Lord High Chancellor of Irelan…1800Identification confirmed by exact page match with …
19  July  1800Mullala, p. 134 Mullala, JamesThe political history of Ireland, from the commencement of Lord Townshend's administra…1793OR Mullala, James A view of Irish affairs since th…
21  July  1800Speeches for Howison, pp. 67 Curran, John PhilpotThe speeches of John Philpot Curran, George Ponsonby, Michael Smith, and Patrick Duige…1791et al. Identification based on exact page match wi…
22  July  1800Curry's Dialogue, pp. 162 Curry, JohnA brief account from the most authentic Protestant writers of the causes, motives, and…1747
24  July  1800Curry's Memoirs of 1641, p. 136 Curry, JohnHistorical memoirs of the Irish rebellion in the year, 1641; extracted from Parliamentary journals, …1758
26  July  1800Curry's Review, p. 56 Curry, JohnAn historical and critical review of the civil wars in Ireland, from the reign of Quee…1775
27  July  1800Leland's Ireland, çala Leland, ThomasThe history of Ireland from the invasion of Henry II.1773(3 volumes)
11  August  1800Burns, çala Burns, RobertThe complete works of Robert Burns, containing his poems, songs, and correspondence. I…1786Unable to identify with certainty. The following a…
15  August  1800Hymn to Love Spenser, EdmundFowre Hymnes.1596probably ‘An Hymn in Honour of Love' in
16  August  1800Hymn to Beauty Spenser, EdmundFowre Hymnes.1596probably ‘An Hymn in Honour of Beauty' in
19  August  1800Arnot's Ms Arnot, JohnJohn Arnot traveled to St. Petersburg via Warsaw, …
20  August  1800Abbé de l'Epée Bouilly, Jean NicolasThe deaf and dumb, or The Abbé de L'Epée. An historical play. In five acts. Translated…1801OR l'Epée, C.-M., abbé de Institution des sourds e…
22  August  1800Memoires Sec. sur la Russie, p. 144 Masson, Charles François PhilibertMémoires secrets sur la Russie.1800
23  August  1800Heavenly Love Spenser, EdmundFowre Hymnes.1596‘An Hymn in Honour of Heavenly Love' in
24  August  1800Faithful Shepherdess, acts 1, 2, 3 Fletcher, JohnThe faithful shepherdess.1608-1610c. London (no date on first quarto title page)
24  August  1800Coxe's Walpole, p. 51-80 Coxe, WilliamMemoirs of the life and administration of Sir Robert Walpole, earl of Orford. With ori…1798WG's sale catalog lists:Coxe's (Archd.) Memoirs of…
29  August  1800Mad Lover, acts 1, 2, 3 Fletcher, JohnThe mad lover1647in Comedies and tragedies, written by Francis Beau…
1  September  1800Etymologicum Magnum Mousouros, Markos (editor, attributed to)Etymologicum magnum graecum.1499Kallierges, Zacharias (editor, attributed to)
5  September  1800Woman-Hater Beaumont, FrancisThe woman hater. As it hath beene lately acted by the Children of Paules.1607Fletcher, John
7  September  1800Muiopotmos Spenser, EdmundComplaints, containing sundrie small poemes of the worlds vanitie.1591‘Muipotmos, or, The fate of the butterflie' in
7  September  1800Bonduca, acts 1 & 2 Beaumont, FrancisThe tragedy of Bonduca1647Fletcher, John in Comedies and tragedies, written …
8  September  1800Chaucer, Squire's Tale Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Canterbury tales1477-8‘The Squire's Tale' in , first printed by Caxton a…
10  September  1800Claudian, de Bello Getico, 318 Claudianus, Claudius De bello Getico (On the war with the Goths)1665(fl. A.D. 395-404) A.D. 404WG's sale catalog lists…
10  September  1800Loyal Subject, act 1 & 2 Fletcher, JohnThe loyall subject1647Beaumont, Francis in Comedies and tragedies, writt…
15  September  1800Maid of the Inn, acts 1 & 2 Fletcher, JohnThe faire maid of the inne1647Ford, John Massinger, Philip Webster, John in Come…
17  September  1800Cupid's Revenge Fletcher, JohnCupid's revenge.1615Beaumont, Francis
17  September  1800Defence of Poesy, p. 42 Sidney, Sir PhilipThe defence of poesy.1595Also known as: An apologie for poetry.
18  September  1800Island Princess, act 1 Fletcher, JohnThe island princesse1647in Comedies and tragedies, written by Francis Beau…
20  September  1800Custom of ye Country, acts 1 & 2 Fletcher, JohnThe custome of the country1647Massinger, Philip in Comedies and tragedies, writt…
22  September  1800Claudian, Ser. Claudianus, ClaudiusLaus Serenae (In praise of Serena)1665(fl. A.D. 395-404) about A.D. 398OR Epistula ad Se…
23  September  1800Claudian, Ep. I, II Claudianus, ClaudiusEpistula ad Olybrium and Epistula ad Probinum (Letter to Olybrius and Letter to Probin…1665(fl. A.D. 395-404) Possibly: about A.D. 395WG's sa…
23  September  1800Prophetess, acts 1 & 2 Fletcher, JohnThe prophetesse1647Massinger, Philip in Comedies and tragedies, writt…
25  September  1800Idyll. I Claudianus, Claudius1665(fl. A.D. 395-404) Unable to identify the specific…
25  September  1800Honest Man's Fortune, acts 1 & 2 Field, NathanHonest mans fortune1647Massinger, Philip Fletcher, John in Comedies and t…
26  September  1800Lover's Progress, acts 1 & 2 Fletcher, JohnThe lover's progresse1647Massinger, Philip in Comedies and tragedies, writt…
27  September  1800Beggar's Bush. Fletcher, JohnThe beggers bush1647Beaumont, Francis in Comedies and tragedies, writt…
29  September  1800Monsieur Thomas, acts 1 & 2 Fletcher, JohnMonsieur Thomas, a comedy.1639Brome, Richard
1  October  1800Maid in the Mill, acts 1 & 2 Fletcher, JohnThe maide in the mill1647Beaumont, Francis in Comedies and tragedies, writt…
2  October  1800Claudian, Ep. Pallad Claudianus, ClaudiusEpithalamium Palladio et Celerinae (Epithalamium of Palladius and Celerna)1665(fl. A.D. 395-404) A.D. 399WG's sale catalog lists…
3  October  1800Donne, Sat. 2 Donne, JohnPoems, with elegies on the author's death.1633‘Satyre II' in WG also (at some time) evidently re…
3  October  1800Fairfax, stanz. 16 Tasso, TorquatoGodfrey of Bulloigne, or The recouerie of Ierusalem. Done into English heroicall verse…1600Fairfax, Edward (translator)
4  October  1800Claudian, Proserp. I Claudianus, ClaudiusDe raptu Proserpine (The rape of Proserpine)1665(fl. A.D. 395-404) A.D. 395-397WG's sale catalog l…
12  October  1800Ruggiero, p. 8 Metastasio, PietroIl Ruggiero, re di Sicilia, tragedia.1729OR in a collection of Metastasio's works, such as:…
15  October  1800Warton's History, Diss. I Warton, ThomasThe history of English poetry from the close of the eleventh to the commencement of th…1774-1781
15  October  1800Claudian, Giga Claudianus, ClaudiusGigantomachia (The Battle of the Giants)1665(fl. A.D. 395-404) date unknownWG's sale catalog l…
15  October  1800& Epig. 1-12 Claudianus, ClaudiusEpigrammata.1665(fl. A.D. 395-404) dates unknownWG's sale catalog …
15  October  1800Read to Fenwick's Antonio1800-10Possibly WG reads his play , completed on -10.
19  October  1800Chaucer, çala Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Canterbury tales1477-8The earliest edition of Chaucer's Canterbury tales…
21  October  1800Chaucer, Grisildis Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Canterbury tales1477-8‘The Clerkes Tale' in The earliest edition of Chau…
27  October  1800Temistocle, p. 7. Metastasio, PietroIl Temistocle: dramma per musica. Da rappresentarsi nel gran Teatro dell'imperial cort…1736Probably: Caldara, Antonio (music) . OR in a colle…
10  November  1800Sol. Wanderer, p. 156 Smith, Charlotte TurnerThe letters of a solitary wanderer containing narratives of various description.1800
16  November  1800Tobins 1800-10Possibly WG reads his play ‘Antonio,' completed on…
19  November  1800Achille, p. 23 Corneille, ThomasLa Mort d'Achille, tragédie. Suivant la copie imprimée à Paris.1676WG's sale catalog lists: Corneille, Chef d'Oeuvres…
23  November  1800Heptameron, p. 21 Marguerite, Queen consort of Henry II King of NavarreHistoires des amans fortunez, dediées à tresillustre princess madame Marguerite de Bou…1558The short title (and in later editions published a…
25  November  1800Wild-Goose Chace, acts 1 & 2 Fletcher, JohnThe wild-goose chase.1652
27  November  1800Tito, p. 6 Metastasio, PietroLa Clemenza di Tito: dramma per musica. Da rappresentarsi nella Caesarea corte per il …1734Caldara, Antonio (music) . OR in a collection of M…
29  November  1800Hume, Rich. II, pp. 51 Hume, DavidThe history of England, from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the revolution in 1688. …1762This was the first edition to collect all six volu…
30  November  1800Martial Maid, acts 1, 2, 3 Beaumont, FrancisLove's cure: or, the martial maid1647Fletcher, John Massinger, Philip in Comedies and t…
2  December  1800Chaucer, Miller's Tale Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Canterbury tales1477-8‘The Milleres Tale' in The earliest edition of Cha…
3  December  1800Knight's Tale, p. 34 Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Canterbury tales1477-8‘The Knightes Tale' in The earliest edition of Cha…
3  December  1800Malthus on Provisions, pp. 28 Malthus, Thomas RobertAn investigation of the cause of the present high price of provisions. By the author o…1800
4  December  1800Sea Voyage, act 1 Fletcher, JohnThe sea voyage1647Beaumont, Francis in Comedies and tragedies, writt…
5  December  1800Burke on Scarcity, pp. 48 Burke, EdmundThoughts and details on scarcity, originally presented to the Right Hon. William Pitt,…1800
6  December  1800Lyrical Tales, p. 100 Robinson, MaryLyrical tales, by Mrs. Mary Robinson.1800
9  December  1800Gowrie, acts 1, 2, 3 Rough, sir WilliamThe conspiracy of Gowrie, a tragedy.1800
9  December  1800Coxcomb, act 1 & 2 Beaumont, FrancisThe coxcombe1647Fletcher, John in Comedies and tragedies, written …
12  December  1800Captain, acts 1 & 2 Beaumont, FrancisThe captaine1647Fletcher, John in Comedies and tragedies, written …
18  December  1800Suppliants EuripidesThe royal suppliants, a tragedy. As performed at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane.1781Delap, John (adaptor) London: J. BowenWC
18  December  1800Who's the Dupe Cowley, HannahWho's the dupe?1779
20  December  1800Stoops to Conquer Goldsmith, OliverShe stoops to conquer, or, The mistakes of a night.1773
20  December  1800Yorkshire Tragedy Shakespeare, William (falsely attributed to)A Yorkshire tragedy not so new as lametable and true. Acted by His Maiesties players a…1608
22  December  1800Puritan Smith, Wentworth (sometimes attributed to)The Puritaine, or, The widow of Watling-streete. Acted by the children of Paules. Writ…1607Middleton, Thomas (sometimes attributed to) Shakes…
23  December  1800Lord Cromwel Shakespeare, William (attributed on slight grounds, included in 3The true chronicle historie of the whole life and death of Thomas, Lord Cromwell. As i…1602rd and 4 th folios) Smith, Wentworth (attributed t…
23  December  18001/2 Sir J Oldcastle Munday, Anthony (attributed to)The first part of the true and honorable historie of the life of Sir John Old-Castle, …1600Drayton, Michael (attributed to) Wilson, Robert (a…
25  December  1800Harris Unable to identify.
25  December  1800& Herbert, çala 1660-61Unable to identify with any certainty.WG's sale ca…
26  December  1800Chardin, p. 102 Chardin, JeanLe couronnement de Soleïmaan, troisième roy de Perse, ex ce qui s'est passé de plus mé…1671OR Chardin, Jean Journal du voyage de chevalier Ch…
28  December  1800Olearius Olearius, AdamRelation du voyage de Moscovie, Tartarie, et de Perse, fait à l'occasion d'une ambassa…1656OR Olearius, Adam Davies, John (translator) The vo…
31  December  1800Countess of Castle-Howel, p. 100 Mrs. BennettEllen, countess of castle Howel, a novel.1794
1  January  1801D'Herbelot, çala Herbelot de Molainville, Barthélemy d'Bibliothèque orientale, ou Dictionnaire universel contenant généralement tout ce qui r…1697
7  January  1801Mod. Uni. Hist., Vol. V, p. 417-489 Sale, George (compiler)The modern part of an universal history, from the earliest account of time. Compiled f…1759
8  January  1801Tavernier, Vol. I, p. 518-539 Tavernier, Jean BaptisteLes six voyages de Jean Baptiste Tavernier, ecuyer baron d'Aubonne, qu'il a fait en Tu…1676
10  January  1801Denham's Sophi The sophy. As it was acted at the private house in Black Friars by His Majesties serva…1667Denham, John
10  January  1801Persian Tales, p. 20 de La Croix, François Petis (compiler)Les milles & un jour. Contes persanes.1711-1713Le Sage, Alain René (reviser) In English: de La Cr…
12  January  1801Gibbon, Tamerlane, pp. 46 Gibbon, EdwardThe history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire.1776-1788Volume 6, chapter LXV is entitled ‘Elevation of Ti…
17  January  1801Ricaut's State of O. E., p. 12 Rycaut, sir PaulThe present state of the Ottoman Empire containing the maxims of the Turkish politie, …1667
29  January  18011/2 London Prodigal Shakespeare, William (attributed to)The London prodigall. As it was played by the Kings maiesties seruants.1605
2  February  1801Chaucer; Doctor, Prioress & Manciple Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Canterbury tales1477-8‘The Phiciciens Tale'; ‘The Prioresses Tale'; ‘The…
3  February  1801Chaucer, 1/2 Man of Laws Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Canterbury tales1477-8‘The Tale of the Man of Lawe' in , first printed b…
6  February  1801Josephus, B. XIV, XV JosephusJewish Antiquities.completed 93-94 A.D.
9  February  1801De Solis, p. 200 De Solis, AntonioHistoria de la conquista de Mexico: poblacion y progressos de la America septentrional…1684Translated as: De Solis, Antonio Townsend, Thomas …
14  February  1801Herman & Dorothea, Book 1, 2, 3 Goethe, Johann Wolfgang vonHerman und Dorothea. A poem, from the German of Goethe.1801Holcroft, Thomas (translator) In German: Goethe, J…
20  February  1801Du Cerceau, p. 66 Tadeusz Jan KrusinskiHistoire de la dernière révolution de Perse. Par le P. Du Cerceau d'après Barbier.1728du Cerceau, Jean-Antoine, père First English trans…
24  February  1801C Strictures, pp. 44 Godwin, WilliamCursory strictures on the charge delivered by Lord Chief Justice Eyre to the grand jur…1794(published anonymously)
25  February  1801Reflections on the Recovery, pp. 60 Godwin, WilliamReflexions on the consequences of His Majesty's recovery from his late indisposition. …1789Attributed to William Godwin by Pamela Clemit in S…
26  February  1801Fraser's Nadir, çlà Fraser, JamesThe history of Nadir Shah, formerly called Thamas Kuli Khan, the present emperor of Pe…1742
27  February  1801Deaf & Dumb, acts 1, 2, 3 Bouilly, Jean NicolasDeaf and dumb, or, The orphan protected. An historical drama ….1801Holcroft, Thomas (adaptor)
27  February  1801Romeo, act 1 Shakespeare, WilliamThe Most Excellent and Lametable Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet.1597quarto
2  March  1801Chaucer, Franklin Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Canterbury tales1477-8‘The Frankeleyns Tale' in , first printed by Caxto…
4  March  1801Crimes of Cabinets, p. 109 Goldsmith, LewisThe crimes of cabinets; or, A review of their plans and aggressions for the annihilati…1801Identified by exact page match and title.
6  March  1801Palamon, p. 40 Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Canterbury tales1477-8‘The Knightes Tale' in , first printed by Caxton a…
7  March  1801Hauterive, p. 34 Hauterive, Alexandre Maurice Blanc de Lanautte, comte d'De l'état de la France, à la fin de l'an VIII.1800In English: Hauterive, Alexandre Maurice Blanc de …
8  March  1801Chaucer, Cock & Fox Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Canterbury tales1477-8‘The Nun's Priest's Tale' in , first printed by Ca…
9  March  1801Chaucer, Merchant Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Canterbury tales1477-8‘The Marchantes Tale' in , first printed by Caxton…
10  March  1801Chaucer, Prologue Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Canterbury tales1477-8General Prologue to , first printed by Caxton and …
10  March  1801Frere Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Canterbury tales1477-8‘The Freres Tale' (Friar's Tale) in , first printe…
10  March  1801& Summoner Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Canterbury tales1477-8‘The Somnours Tale' in , first printed by Caxton a…
11  March  1801Chaucer, Pardoner Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Canterbury tales1477-8‘The Pardoner's Tale' in , first printed by Caxton…
12  March  1801Spenser, Sonnets 38 Spenser, EdmundAmoretti and Epithalamion.1595Sonnet 38 is part of the Amoretti.
13  March  1801Epithalam. Spenser, EdmundAmoretti and Epithalamion.1595
13  March  1801M Hubberd, vs. 420 Spenser, EdmundComplaints, containing sundrie small poemes of the worlds vanitie, vvhereof the next p…1591‘Prosopopoia, or mother Hubberd's tale' in
14  March  1801Percy's Reliques, p. 144 Percy, ThomasReliques of ancient English poetry, consisting of old heroic ballads, songs, and other…1745WG's sale catalog lists:Percy's (Bp.) Reliques of …
17  March  1801B Jonson, apud P S, pp. 60 Unable to identify.
20  March  1801Shakespear, Sonnets 30 Shakespeare, WilliamShake-speares Sonnets.1609
21  March  1801Pinkerton Pinkerton, JohnSelect Scotish ballads.1783
21  March  1801Evergreen, çala Ramsay, AllanThe Evergreen, being a collection of Scots poems, wrote by the ingenious before 1600.1761OR Author unknown The evergreen, or, the songster'…
22  March  1801Thoughts on Nature & Romance Unable to identify.
26  March  1801Mere Oye, p. 80 Perrault, CharlesHistoires ou contes du temps passé, avec de moralitez. Par le fils de Monsieur Perraul…1698(Also known as Contes de ma mere l'oye) The 16th e…
26  March  1801Clairon, p. 60 Clairon, Claire Joseph Hippolyte Legris de La TudeMemoires d'Hyppolite Clairon, et reflexions sur l'art dramatique; publies par elle-mem…1798English translation: Clairon, Claire Joseph Hippol…
27  March  1801Don Garcie de Navarre Molière, Jean-Baptiste PoquelinDom Garcie de Navarre, ou, Le prince jaloux: comedie.1684WG's sale catalog lists: Moliere, ses Oeuvres, 7 v…
27  March  1801Wits, çala D'Avenant, WilliamThe wits. A comedie presented at the private house in Black Fryers, by His Majesties s…1636Possibly: WG's sale catalog lists:D'Avenant's (Sir…
30  March  1801Ossian, Dissertation Blair, HughA critical dissertation on the poems of Ossian the son of Fingal.1763ORthe same title published in: MacPherson, James T…
31  March  1801Fingal, B. I MacPherson, JamesFingal; an ancient epic poem. In six books; together with several other poems, compose…1762
31  March  1801Songs of Selma MacPherson, JamesThe songs of Selma. From the original of Ossian the son of Fingal.1762
1  April  1801Mrs Haywood, p. 100 Haywood, ElizaProbably: Unable to identify the work.
4  April  1801Comala MacPherson, JamesThe works of Ossian.1765‘Comála: a dramatic poem' in
5  April  1801Carrie-thura MacPherson, JamesThe works of Ossian.1765‘Carric-thura: a poem' in
6  April  1801Hume, çala Hume, DavidThe history of England, from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the revolution in 1688. …1762Unable to identify with certainty, but given WG's …
13  April  1801Robertson, p. 19 Robertson, WilliamThe history of Scotland during the reigns of Queen Mary and of King James VI. till his…1759Unable to identify with certainty, but given WG's …
18  April  1801Boulainvilliers, çala Boulainvilliers, Henri, comte deHistoire de l'ancien gouvernement de la France, avec quatorze lettres historiques sur …1727Several works by Boulainvilliers would be of inter…
21  April  1801Fell's Tour Fell, RalphA tour through the Batavian republic during the latter part of the year 1800, containi…1801Possibly:
22  April  1801Hauteville, p. 34 Gaspard de Tende, sieur de HautevilleRelation historique de la Pologne, contenat le pouvoir de ses rois, leur élection, et …1686Unable to identify with certainty. Possibly:
24  April  1801Turner, p. 52, Vol. II Turner, SharonThe history of the Anglo-Saxons, from their first appearance above the Elbe, to the de…1799-1801Conjecture based on WG's interest in early British…
29  April  1801Spelman on Tenures, p. 24 Spelman, sir HenryReliquiae Spelmannianae. The posthumous works of Sir Henry Spelman kt. relating to the…1698Gibson, Edmund The contents include: ‘The original…
30  April  1801Hurd, Dialogues 5 & 6 Hurd, RichardMoral and political dialogues, being the substance of serveral conversations between d…1759
1  May  1801Le Grand, Tom. I, p. 76; Tom. II, p. 89 Legrand d'Aussy, Pierre Jean-BaptisteFabliaux ou contes du XIIe et du XIIIe siècle, traduits ou extraits d'après divers man…1779(published anonymously) (3 volumes) 1781: publishe…
4  May  1801Stuart's View, p. 32 Stuart, GilbertA view of society in Europe in its progress from rudeness to refinement, or, Inquiries…1778
4  May  1801Hurd on Chivalry, p. 56 Hurd, RichardLetters on chivalry and romance.1762
6  May  1801Life of Wickliff, p. 56 Lewis, JohnThe history of the life and sufferings of the reverend and learned John Wicliffe, D.D.…1720WG's sale catalog lists:Wicliffe (John) Life of, b…
7  May  1801Gilpin's Lives, p. 103-263 Gilpin, WilliamThe lives of John Wicliff and of the most eminent of his disciples; Lord Cobham, John …1765
8  May  1801do, Dissertation, pp. 290 Stuart, GilbertAn historical dissertation concerning the antiquity of the English constitution.1768
9  May  1801Millar's View, p. 102 Millar, JohnAn historical view of the English government, from the settlement of the Saxons in Bri…1787
12  May  1801English Baron, p. 180 Reeve, ClaraThe champion of virtue. A Gothic story.17771st edition.Later published under the title: The o…
14  May  1801St Palaye, Memoires, 1, 2/2 Sainte-Palaye, Jean-Baptiste de La Curne deMémoires sur l'ancienne chevalerie.1719(2 volumes) WG cites in his biography of Chaucer:S…
16  May  1801Northern Antiqs, p. 123 Mallet, Paul HenriNorthern antiquities, or, A description of the manners, customs, religion and laws of …1770Göransson, Johan (translator of the Edda) Percy, T…
17  May  1801Mallet, p. 192 Mallet, Paul HenriIntroduction à l'histoire de Dannemarc, ou l'on traite de la religion, du loix, des mo…1755AND/OR Mallet, Paul Henri Monumens de la mythologi…
18  May  1801Parr's Sermon, p. 14 Parr, SamuelA spital sermon, preached at Christ Church, upon Easter Tuesday, April 15, 1800. To wh…1801WG's sale catalog lists:Parr's (Dr. Sam.) Spital S…
27  May  1801Mably, p. 119-152 Mably, Gabriel Bonnot, abbé deObservations sur le gouvernement et les lois des États-Unis de l'Amerique, par M. l'ab…1784Unable to identify with certainty. WG has previous…
28  May  1801Henault, &c. Henault, Charles Jean-FrançoisAbrégé chronologique de l'histoire de France.1755Possibly: OR Henault, Charles Jean-François Abrégé…
1  June  1801Enquirer, p. 309 Godwin, WilliamThe Enquirer. Reflections on education, manners, and literature. In a series of essays…1797
1  June  1801Voltaire, H G., çala Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetEssay sur l'histoire générale et sur les moeurs et l'esprit des nations, depuis Charle…1756WG's sale catalog lists:Voltaire, Theatre, Henriad…
8  June  1801Pol. Justice, çala Godwin, WilliamEnquiry concerning political justice, and its influence on morals and happiness. By Wi…1798
17  June  1801Edda, p. 22 Sturluson, SnorriEdda1746with Icelandic and Swedish parallel texts and incl…
29  June  1801Troilus, B. I/2 Chaucer, GeoffreyTroilus and Criseyde.1380-2c. (composed) 1484 first printed by Caxton; 2nd ed…
30  June  1801Sheridan's Swift, p. 76 Sheridan, ThomasThe life of the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin. By Thomas Sher…1784WG's sale catalog lists:Sheridan's (T.) Life of De…
4  July  1801Religieuse de Nismes, pp. 79 Pougens, CharlesJulie, ou, La religieuse de Nismes. Drame historique en un acte et en prose.1792Identified by title and page match.
6  July  1801Lansdown House, mss Unable to identify.
7  July  1801Pleasures of Hope, Pt I Campbell, ThomasThe pleasures of hope with other poems.1799WG's sale catalog lists:Campbell (Tho.) Pleasures …
7  July  1801Fletcher of Salton, p. 108 Fletcher, Andrew, of SaltounTwo discourses concerning the affairs of Scotland. Written in the year 1698. By Andrew…1698Several possibilities: (published anonymously) (50…
13  July  1801Gamelyn, pp. 13 Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Canterbury tales1477-8‘The tale of Gamelyn' in , first printed by Caxton…
15  July  1801Cant. Tales, H L, Vol. IV, p. 86 Lee, HarrietCanterbury tales for the year 1801. 1801(Volume IV.)
20  July  1801Confessions de Rousseau, V. III, p. 242 Rousseau, Jean JacquesLes confessions de J.-J. Rousseau1788-93There are several multivolume editions. The earlie…
21  July  1801Lettre sur la Religion, pp. 32 Rousseau, Jean-JacquesRecueil d'opuscules concernant les ouvrages et les sentimens de nos philosophes modern…1765Possibly one of the pieces in: Also known as Recue…
21  July  1801Parent's Assistant, p. 88 Edgeworth, Maria The parent's assistant, or, Stories for children. In two volumes.1796(published anonymously)
24  July  1801Castle Rackrent, pp. 214 Edgeworth, MariaCastle Rackrent, an Hibernian tale: Taken from facts and from the manners of the Irish…1800
26  July  1801Letters of J J R, çala Rousseau, Jean-JacquesOriginal Letters of J.-J. Rousseau to M. de Malesherbes, M. d'Alembert, Madame la Maré…1799OR Rousseau, Jean-Jacques Nouvelles lettres de J.-…
28  July  1801Rêveries, p. 52 Rousseau, Jean-JacquesLes reveries du promeneur solitaire.1782Originally published with the Confessions, this is…
31  July  1801Romolo, p. 9 Metastasio, PietroRomolo ed Ersilia.1757in Poesie. (volume 10) WG's sale catalog lists: Me…
31  July  1801Rousseau sur la Botanique, p. 88 Rousseau, Jean-JacquesBotanique des enfants, ou Histoire naturelle générale et particulière du règne végétal…1800o Les lettres élémentaires de J.-J. Rousseau sur l…
6  August  1801Tibullus, Eleg. 1 Tibullus, AlbiusElegiae (Elegies)1754(c. 54-19 B.C.) date unknownWG's sale catalog list…
11  August  1801Vie de la Fontaine, pp. 46 Author unknownVie de la Fontaine1745Published in: La Fontaine, Jean de Contes et nouve…
11  August  1801Trimmer's Knowledge of Nature, p. 91 Trimmer, SarahAn easy introduction to the knowledge of nature: and reading the Holy Scripture, adapt…1780
13  August  1801Int. ad. Prudentiam, çala Fuller, ThomasIntroductio ad prudentiam; or directions, counsels and cautions, tending to prudent ma…1726; Part 2 published 1727.
16  August  1801Garland of Truth AnonymousThe garland of truth, or, Integrity proved. A comedy in five acts.1801According to Nicoll, the play was both performed a…
16  August  1801Sechelles sur Buffon, pp. 70 Hérault de Séchelles, Marie-Jean Voyage à Montbar, contenant des details très-intéressans sur le caractère, la personne…1800
17  August  1801Memoirs of M Rn, p. 192 Robinson, MaryMemoirs of the late Mrs. Robinson, written by herself.1801Vol. 1. Identification confirmed by exact page mat…
19  August  1801Stow Stow, JohnThe woorkes of Geffrey Chaucer, new printed, with diuers addicions, whiche were neuer …1561‘Edited by William Thynne … with additions, mostly…
19  August  1801Wolsey Cavendish, GeorgeThe negotiations of Thomas Woolsey, the great cardinall of England, containing his lif…1641OR Woolsey, Thomas, cardinal Burleigh, William Cec…
20  August  1801Stuart's Scotland, p. 160 Stuart, GilbertThe history of Scotland: from the establishment of the reformation, till the death of …1782
26  August  1801More's Richd III, pp. 37 More, Sir ThomasThe workes of Sir Thomas More, Knyght, sometyme Lord Chauncellor of England.1557Includes ‘The history of Kyng Richard the Third' u…
26  August  1801Selden, Table Talk, çala Selden, JohnTable-talk, being the discourses of John Selden, Esq., or his sence of various matters…1689
27  August  1801Laing on Warbeck, pp. 59 Laing, MalcolmThe history of Scotland, from the union of the crowns on the accession of James VI. … …1800(2 volumes) (The Dissertation on the Gowrie conspi…
27  August  1801Henry's Richd III, pp. 49 Henry, RobertThe history of Great Britain from the first invation of it by the Romans under Julius …1771-1793Laing, Malcolm (6 volumes) London: for the author,…
30  August  1801Tibullus, Paneg. Tibullus, Albius(c. 54-19 B.C.) Unable to identify title.
30  August  1801Chaucer, 1/2 Melibee Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Canterbury tales1477-8‘The tale of Melibeus' in , first printed by Caxto…
2  September  1801Maitland, çala Maitland, WilliamThe history of London, from its foundation by the Romans, to the present time. Contain…1739WG cites the following in his biography of Chaucer…
6  September  1801Complete Angler, p. 56 Walton, IzaakThe compleat angler or, The contemplative man's recreation. Being a discourse of fish …1653WG's sale catalog lists:Walton and Cotton's Comple…
11  September  1801Atala, p. 248 Chateaubriand, François-René, vicomte deAtala, ou Les amours de deux sauvages dans le desert.18012nd editionEnglish translation: Chateaubriand, Fra…
11  September  1801Women Pleased, acts 1, 2, 3 Fletcher, JohnWomen Pleas'd1647in Comedies and tragedies, written by Francis Beau…
14  September  1801Ellis's Specimens, çala Ellis, George (editor)Specimens of the early English poets.1790
16  September  1801Pity A Whore, acts 1, 2, 3 Ford, John'Tis pitty shee's a whore. Acted by the Queenes Maiesties seruants, at the Phaenix in …1633WG's sale catalog lists a later edition:Ford's Dra…
17  September  1801Mirror of Ms, Sackville, pp. 50 Higgins, JohnThe mirour for magistrates: wherein may bee seene by examples passed in this realme, w…1587Sackville, Thomas, Earl of Dorset WG's sale catalo…
21  September  1801Flower & Leaf Chaucer, Geoffrey (attributed to, spurious)The Flower and the Leaf1598Speght, Thomas (editor) first printed in The worke…
22  September  1801Court of Love Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Court of Love1561Stow, John (editor) first printed in The woorkes o…
23  September  1801Black Knight Chaucer, Geoffrey (attributed to)The complaint of the blacke knight1561Lydgate, John Reprinted by John Stow, in The woork…
24  September  1801Barnes Barnes, JoshuaThe history of that most victorious monarch Edward IIId. King of England and France, a…1688WG cites from the following in his biography of Ch…
29  September  1801Froissard, çala Froissart, JeanLe premier [-quart] volume de l'Histoire et cronique de messire Jean de Froissart, rev…1559-1561WG cites Froissart in his biography of Chaucer:Fro…
30  September  1801Parliament of Birds Chaucer, GeoffreyParliament of Foules1477-8First printed by Caxton and in a better second edi…
30  September  1801& Cuckow & Nightingle Chaucer, Geoffrey (attributed to)Of the Cuckowe and the Nightingale1561Hoccleve, Thomas Reprinted by Stow, in The woorkes…
1  October  1801Urry's Life of Chaucer Urry, John (editor)The works of Geoffrey Chaucer, compared with the former editions and many valuable man…1721WG's sale catalog lists:Chaucer's Works, with Glos…
1  October  1801Fillingham's study Unable to identify.
2  October  1801Chaucer's Dream Chaucer, Geoffrey (spurious)Dreme1598Speght, Thomas (editor) First printed in The worke…
3  October  1800Book of the Duchess Chaucer, GeoffreyBook of the Duchesse1561Stow, John (editor) Reprinted by Stow, in The woor…
14  October  1801Collins, çala Collins, ArthurThe peerage of England: or, an historical and genealogical account of the present nobi…1709OR Collins, Arthur The life and glorious actions o…
16  October  1801Testament of Love, Book I Chaucer, GeoffreyThe testament of love1561Stow, John (editor) Reprinted by Stow, in The woor…
25  October  1801Boetius, Lib. I Chaucer, GeoffreyBoethius.1377-1381composed first published by Caxton, probably 1479.…
31  October  1801Romaunt of the Rose, 876 Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Romaunt of the Rose1532Thynne, William (editor) in The workes of Geoffray…
2  November  1800Vie de Petrarque, p. 110 de Sade, Jacques-François Paul AlphonseMémoires pour servir à la vie de Pétrarque. Par l'abbé de Sades.1746(3 volumes) WG cites both of the following in his …
7  November  1800Enfield, çala Brucker, Johann JakobThe history of philosophy, from the earliest times to the beginning of the present cen…1791WG's cites both of the following, which may be one…
13  November  1800Lowth's Wykeham, pp. 321 Lowth, RobertThe life of William of Wykeham, Bishop of Winchester. Collected from records, register…1758
24  November  1800Warton on Architecture, pp. 15 Warton, ThomasEssays on gothic architecture: twelve plates of ornaments, &c. selected from …1686in WG's sale catalog lists:Warton, Bentham, Grose …
1  December  1800Fuller, çala Fuller, ThomasThe church-history of Britain, from the birth of Jesus Christ, untill the year MDCXLVI…1655-1656Possibly one of the following: (3 volumes in 1) OR…
6  December  1800Shortsighted Lover Unable to identify.
10  December  1800Ct's Letters Not yet identified.
19  December  1800Malvina, p. 100 MacPherson, JamesThe poems of Ossian: being a literal translation from the original Gaelic into English…1762Malvina is a character in Ossian's poems, such as …
1  January  1802read 2 Shoes AnonymousThe history of little Goody Two-Shoes; otherwise called Mrs. Margery Two-Shoes.1765
11  January  1802Wood, çala Wood, Anthony àAthenae Oxonienses, an exact history of all the writers and bishops who have had their…1691OR Wood, Anthony à Historia et antiquitates Univer…
20  January  1802Chains of the Heart – IGNORE – NO ACTION REQUIRED. THIS IS A THEATRE EVENT Prince HoareChains of the heart, or, The slave by choice: a comic opera in three acts as performed…1801
31  January  1802Life of Grossetête, p. 36 Pegge, SamuelThe life of Robert Grosseteste, the celebrated bishop of Lincoln: with an account of t…1793WG cites the following in his biography of Chaucer…
3  February  1802Charles & Marie, pp. 155 Flahaut, Adelaide Marie Emilie Filleul Sousa Botelho Mourao e Vasconcellos, comtesse e marquezaCharles et Marie.1802
4  February  1802John Woodvil Lamb, CharlesJohn Woodvil, a tragedy.1802Lamb, Mary
5  February  1802Posth Works, Vol. III Wollstonecraft, MaryPosthumous works of the author of A vindication of the rights of woman.1798(4 volumes)
10  February  1802Beauty & Beast The polite academy, or, School of behaviour for younge gentlemen and lad…1768Unable to identify specific text. Possibly:‘Beauty…
17  February  1802Noble Gentleman, act 1 Fletcher, JohnThe noble gentleman.1647Beaumont, Francis in Comedies and tragedies, writt…
19  February  1802Father & Daughter, pp. 206 Alderson Opie, AmeliaThe father and daughter, a tale, in prose. With an epistle from the maid of Corinth to…1801
3  March  1802Burke v. Bedford, p. 52 Burke, EdmundA letter from the Right Honourable Edmund Burke to a noble lord, on the attacks made u…1796
17  March  1802De la Rue, pp. 60 Society of antiquaries of LondonArchaeologia, or miscellaneous tracts relating to antiquity.1770-Unable to identify specific title by De la Rue. W…
25  March  1802Percy, &c Percy, ThomasReliques of ancient English poetry, consisting of old heroic ballads, songs, and other…1745OR Mallet, Paul Henri Göransson, Johan (translator…
30  March  1802Boileau, çala Boileau-Despréaux, NicolasOeuvres diverses du sieur D***, avec le Traité du sublime ou du merveilleux dans le di…1674Possibly: (two parts in one volume)WG probably rea…
31  March  1802Fyshe Palmer's Narrative, pp. 79 Thomas Fyshe PalmerA narrative of the sufferings of T. F. Palmer and W. Skirving, during a voyage to New …1797
1  April  1802M W Montague's Letters, 260, fin. Montague, Lady Mary Pierrepont WortleyLetters of the Right Honourable Lady M---y W------y M-----e; written during her travel…1763(3 volumes)
9  April  1802Crescimbeni, çala Crescimbeni, Giovanni MarioL'Istoria della volgar poesia, scritto da Giovanni Mario Crescimbeni, detto tra gli Ar…1698Unable to identify with certainty.Possibly: Conjec…
17  April  18021/2 Ethwald, I Baillie, JoannaEthwald, part the first, and Ethwald, part the second1798in A series of plays: in which it is attempted to …
24  April  1802Philostrato, p. 22 Philostratus, FlaviusThe life of Apollonius of Tyana.1680(2nd/3rd century) date undeterminedOR Philostratus…
4  May  1802Lydgate, Troy-Book, çala delle Colonne, GuidoThe hystorye, sege and destruccyon of Troye1513Lydgate, John (translator) de Sainte-More, Benoit …
18  May  1802Goverus Unable to identify.
22  June  1802Pensées de Voltaire, p. 100 Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetPensées philosophiques de M. de Voltaire, ou Tableau encyclopédique des connaissances …1766OR Voltaire, François-Marie Arouet Pensées, remarq…
2  July  1802Abr. of Park, p. 50 Park, MungoTravels in the interior of Africa in the years 1795, 1796, and 1797, by Mungo Park. …1799Possibly:
28  July  1802Cave, çala Cave, WilliamScriptorum ecclesiasticorum historia literaria, a Christo nato ad saeculum XIV. facili…1688Wharton, Henry (appendix) WG cites the following i…
31  July  1802Mosheim, çala Mosheim, Johann LorenzAn ecclesiastical history, antient and modern, from the birth of Christ, to the beginn…1765Possibly: WG cites this work in his biography of C…
1  August  1802Malone Malone, Edmond (editor)The plays and poems of William Shakespeare. In ten volumes; collated verbatim with the…1790WG indirectly cites Malone in his biography of Cha…
8  August  1802Hawkins Hawkins, Thomas (editor)The origin of English drama: with explanatory notes. 1773(3 volumes) WG's sale catalog lists:Hawkins' (Tho.…
20  August  1802Strutt, çala Strutt, JosephThe chronicle of England.1777-1778Unable to identify with certainty. The following p…
8  September  1802Captif de Valence, p. 149 Guénard, Élisabeth Brossin, baronne de MéréLe captif de Valence, ou les derniers momens de Pie VI. Par Mme Guénard.1802
11  September  1802Notes on Hollinshed Holinshed, RaphaelThe firste volume of the chronicles of England, Scotlande, and Irelande: conteyning th…1577(2 volumes) OR Holinshed, Raphael The chronicles o…
20  September  1802M Paris, çala Paris, MathieuMatthaei Paris, … Historia major, à Guilielmo Conquaestore, ad ultimum annum Henrici t…1570WG cites the following in his biography of Chaucer…
21  September  1802Naples, çala Sale, George (compiler)The modern part of an universal history, from the earliest account of time. Compiled f…1801-01Possibly the following, first recorded on -07: 175…
1  October  1802Andrews Andrews, James PetitThe history of Great Britain, connected with the chronology of Europe , with notes, &c…1794OR Andrews, James Petit History of Great Britain, …
2  October  1802Gothic Architecture, p. 102 Warton, ThomasEssays on gothic architecture: twelve plates of ornaments, &c. selected from ancient b…1800Bentham, James Grose, Francis Milner, John Taylor,…
8  October  1802Grose Grose, FrancisThe antiquities of England and Wales.1773-1776OR Grose, Captain Captain Grose's Views of Castles…
10  October  1802King on Castles, p. 74 King, EdwardObservations on antient castles. By Edward King, Esq.1777The 1782 edition: ‘Reprinted with the original pla…
15  October  1802Joinville Du Cange, Charles Du FresneDissertations ou reflexions sur l'histoire de S. Louys du sire de Joinville.1785WG cites the following in his biography of Chaucer…
18  October  1802Montfaucon Montfaucon, Bernard deLes monumens de la monarchie françoise qui comprennent l'histoire de France avec les f…1729-1733WG cites the following work in his biography of Ch…
21  October  1802Warburton Warburton, William, bishop of GloucesterThe works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, Lord Bishop of Gloucester. In seven…1788Possibly:
22  October  1802Pienne, p. 102 Unable to identify.
1  November  1802Burney, p. 210 Burney, CharlesA general history of music: from the earliest ages to the present period.1776WG cites the following work in his biography of Ch…
8  November  1802Eginhart EginhardLa vie du roy et empereur Charle-Maigne: composee jadis en langage latin par Eginhart …1546Vinet, Élie (translator) OR Eginhart Vita et gesti…
9  November  1802Osbern OsbernDe vita S. Dunstani1691in Wharton, Henry Anglia sacra, sive collectio his…
9  November  1802Ayscought's Memd Ayscough, SamuelA catalogue of the manuscripts preserved in the British Museum hitherto undescribed: c…1782
12  November  1802Olaus Wormius Wormius, OlausRuner seu Danica literatura antiquissima, Vulgo Gothica dicta luci reddita.1636WG cites the following in his biography of Chaucer…
15  November  1802Bulæus Bulaeus, Caesar EgassiusHistoria universitatis Parisiensis ipsius fundationem, nationes, facultates magistratu…1665-1673WG cites the following in his biography of Chaucer…
19  November  1802Tanner Tanner, Thomas, bishop of Saint-AsaphBibliotheca britannico-hibernica, sive de Scriptoribus qui in Anglia, Scotia, et Hiber…1740WG cites the following in his biography of Chaucer…
25  November  1802Cantacuzenus Barnes, JoshuaThe history of that most victorious monarch Edward IIId. King of England and France, a…1688Unable to identify title by Cantacuzenus.WG cites …
26  November  1802G & M Villani Villani, GiovanniCroniche di Messer Giovanni Villani: nelle quali si tratta dell'origine di Firenze, & …1537Fasolo, Giacomo (editor) Republished with the seco…
1  December  1802Reeves n Reeves, JohnA history of the English law from the Saxons to the end of the reign of Edward the fir…1783-1784(volume 1) and History of the English law from the…
8  December  1802Gen. Deorum Boccaccio, GiovanniGenealogi[a]e deorum gentilium ad Vgonem inclytum Hierusale[m] [et] Cypri regem secund…1472
10  December  1802Bale Bale, JohnScriptorum illustrii Maioris Brytannie quam nunc Angliam & Scotiam vocant: catalogus: …1557-1558WG cites the following in his biography of Chaucer…
10  December  1802Pits Pits, JohnIoannis Pitsei Angli, S. Theologiae Doctoris … Relationum historicarum de rebus anglic…1619Bishop, William (editor, preface) ‘Running title o…
15  December  1802Dugdale Dugdale, sir WilliamOriginales, or Historical memorials of the English laws, courts of justice, forms of t…1666OR Dugdale, sir William The baronage of England, o…
15  December  1802Madox Madox, ThomasThe history and antiquities of the Exchequer of the kings of England in two periods, t…1711Fitzneal, Richard (actual author) WG cites the fol…
16  December  1802Memoires de Du Guesclin, p. 82-168 Bellier-Duchesnay, Alexandre-ClaudeCollection universelle des mémoires particuliers relatifs à l'histoire de France.1785Du Cange, Charles Du Fresne (annotator) Joinville,…
21  December  1802Wicliff Lewis, JohnThe history of the life and sufferings of the reverend and learned John Wicliffe, D.D.…1720Possibly: OR Gilpin, William The lives of John Wic…
27  December  1802Fiévée's Letters, p. 106 Fievée, JosephLettres sur l'Angleterre et réflexions sur la philosophie du XVIIIe siècle, par J. Fie…1802
3  January  1803Speght Speght, Thomas (editor)The workes of our ancient and learned English poet, Geffrey Chaucer, newly printed. In…1598Chaucer, Geoffrey Lydgate, John (Siege of Thebes) …
11  January  1803St Francis Bonaventure, SaintLa vita del glorioso seraphico pa[t]re messer San Francesco.1477In English: Bonaventure, Saint Browne, Anthony Mar…
16  January  1803Tower, Patent Rolls 1745-1804WC records receiving a letter from Samuel Ayscough…
17  January  1803Cotton Cotton, sir Robert (compiler; attributed to)An exact abridgement of the records in the Tower of London, from the reign of King Edw…1657Bowyer, William (compiler; more likely) Bowyer, Ro…
20  January  1803Gower, çala Gower, JohnDe confessione amantis.1532OR‘Gower' in Biographia Britannica: or, The lives …
21  January  1803Mss Harley, Edward, earl of OxfordLife of Chaucer1803-01WG visits the British Museum on -21. According to …
26  January  1803Caxton, &c Chaucer, GeoffreyCanterbury tales.1477-8first printed by Caxton and in an improved second …
28  January  1803Anstis, &c. Anstis, John (editor)The Register of the most noble Order of the Garter, from its cover in black velvet, us…1724Possibly: Aldrich, Robert (compiler) WG's biograph…
31  January  1803Rymer's MSS Rymer, ThomasFoedera, conventiones, literae, et cujuscunque, generis acta publica, inter reges Angl…1615Possibly:Papers of Thomas Rymer in a collection re…
8  February  1803Mongitore Mongitore, AntonioBibliotheca sicula sive de scriptoribus siculis qui tum vetera, tun recentiora saecula…1707-1714(2 volumes) WG's biography of Chaucer cites:Mongit…
8  February  1803& Vossius Vossius, Gerardus JoannesGerardi Joannis Vossii De historicis latinis libri tres.1627WG's biography of Chaucer cites:G.J. Vossius De Hi…
10  February  1803Avesbury Robert, of AvesburyRoberti de Avesbury Historia de mirabilibus gestis Eduardi III. Accedunt, (1.) Libri S…1720WG's biography of Chaucer cites:Avesbury, De Mirab…
10  February  1803& Hector Boethius Boethius, HectorScotorum historiae: a prima gentis origine, cum aliarum & rerum & gentium illustration…1526Possibly: WG's biography of Chaucer cites:Hector B…
11  February  1803Villani Villani, GiovanniCroniche di Messer Giovanni Villani: nelle quali si tratta dell'origine di Firenze, & …1802-11WG could be reading the same item that he reads on…
11  February  1803& Duchesne du Chesne, AndréHistoire generale, d'Angleterre, d'Escosse, et d'Irlande, contenant les choses memorab…1614WG's biography of Chaucer cites:Duchesne, Histoire…
12  February  1803Regnier Régnier, MathurinOeuvres de Régnier, … Nouvelle édition, considérablement augmentée.1780Unable to identify specific work by Regnier. WG ma…
14  February  1803Fabian Fabyan, RobertFabyan's cronycle newly prynted, wyth the cronycle, actes, and dedes done in the tyme …1533Most likely: In his biography of Chaucer, WG refer…
15  February  1803duchess Blanche Inquisitio post Mortem1804It is likely that WG is consulting certain documen…
15  February  1803Herald's College, Townsend College of Arms (of Great Britain)A general registry of births, kept at the Heralds Office on St. Bennet's Hill near St.…1747Possibly WG refers to: OR personally consults: Tow…
15  February  1803& Dallaway James Dallaway (editor)The works of the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montague: includes her corresponde…1803Montague, Mary Wortley, Lady (5 volumes)
17  February  1803Bavaria Inquisitio post Mortem1804WG may be referring to the discrepancy he discover…
22  February  1803Aventinus Aventinus, JohannesRudimenta grammaticaeProbably: Unable to identify specific work; Aventi…
16  March  1803Statutes, &c Ashmole, EliasThe institution, laws & ceremonies of the most noble Order of the Garter. Collected an…1672Hollar, Wenceslaus Sherwin, William WG's biography…
17  March  1803Petrarca Petrarca, FrancescoEpistolae familiares1492Possibly: Manilius, Sebastianus (editor) . WG's bi…
24  March  1803House of Fame Chaucer, GeoffreyThe house of fame.1483printed by William Caxton
24  March  1803Pope, do. Pope, AlexanderThe temple of fame: a vision.1715
20  April  1803Rymer, çala Rymer, ThomasThe tragedies of the last age, consider'd and examin'd by the practice of the ancients…1384Could be item #933 or # : 1678 WG's sale catalog l…
29  April  1803Burke Burke, EdmundReflections on the revolution in France, and on the proceedings in certain societies i…1790Probably: WG's biography of Chaucer cites:Edmund B…
4  May  1803Walsingham Walsingham, ThomasHistoria brevis Thomae Walsingham, ab Edwardo primo, ad Henricum quintum.1574WG's biography of Chaucer cites:Walsingham, Histor…
5  May  1803& M U History Unable to identify.
18  May  1803Acad. des Inscriptions Grosley, Pierre JeanMemoires de l'Academie des sciences, inscriptions, belles lettres, [b]eaux arts, &c., …1744Lefèvre, André WG's biography of Chaucer cites:Mem…
19  May  1803Good Women Chaucer, GeoffreyThe workes of Geoffray Chaucer newly printed, with dyuers workes whiche were neuer in …1532Thynne, William (editor) ‘The legende of good wome…
20  May  1803Alexander the Great Unable to identify specific work.
6  June  1803Pasquier Pasquier, ÉtienneDes recherches de la France, livre premier. Plus, un pourparler du prince. Le tout par…1560. WG's biography of Chaucer cites:Pasquier, Recher…
10  June  1803Caylus Caylus, Anne Claude Philippe, comte dePossibly: Unable to identify specific work by this…
17  June  1803Mariana Mariana, IoannesHistoria de rebus Hispaniae libri XX.1592WG's biography of Chaucer cites:Mariana, De Rebus …
24  June  1803Moreri Moreri, LouisLe grand dictionnaire historique, ou Le mélange curieux de l'histoire sainte et profan…1674WG's biography of Chaucer cites: Moreri, Dictionna…
27  June  1803Gough Gough, RichardSepulchral monuments in Great Britain: applied to illustrate the history of families, …1786-1796(2 volumes in 3) WG's biography of Chaucer cites:G…
28  June  1803Ellis Ellis, George (editor)Specimens of the early English poets.1790ORGodwin may be meeting Ellis at the British Museu…
28  June  1803& Ritson Ritson, JosephCursory criticisms on the edition of Shakespeare published by Edward Malone.1792OR Ritson, Joseph (published anonymously) Bibliogr…
29  June  1803Spelman Spelman, Henry, SirConcilia, decreta, leges, constitutiones, in re ecclesiarum orbis Britannici. Viz. Pam…1801-04Godwin may be consulting Spelman on Tenures, read …
29  June  1803& Wake Unable to identify.
6  July  1803Pierce Plowman Langland, WilliamThe vision of Pierce Plowman, now fyrste imprynted by Roberte Crowley, dwellyng in Ely…15501st ed. London: Roberte Crowley‘The date 1505, evi…
8  July  1803Throsby Throsby, JohnSelect views in Leicestershire, from original drawings: containing seats of the nobili…1789AND/OR Throsby, John The supplementary volume to t…
22  August  1803Gregory Blunt, çala Blunt, GregorySix more letters to Granville Sharp, Esq. on his remarks upon the use of the article i…1803
24  August  1803Parl. History Parliamentary or constitutional history of England; being a faithful account of all th…1751-61
1  September  1803Hall Hall, JosephVirgidemiarum: sixe bookes: First three bookes, of toothlesse satyrs; the three last b…1597Unable to identify specific work.WG's sale catalog…
1  September  1803& Speed Speed, JohnThe history of Great Britaine under the conquests of ye Romans, Saxons, Danes and Norm…1611WG's sale catalog lists:Speed's Historie of Great …
6  September  1803Scroop Wharton, HenryLife of Chaucer1405In his biography of Chaucer, WG refers to Scrope i…
12  September  1803Read Chaucer, p. 98 Godwin, WilliamLife of Geoffrey Chaucer, the early English poet, including memoirs of his near friend…1803WG is reading his manuscript biography of Chaucer,…
15  September  1803Granger Granger, JamesA biographical history of England, from Egbert the Great to the Revolution: consisting…1769Possibly: A supplement was published in 1774.
13  October  1803Journal & Newspapers – JOURNAL IS A DWROTE; NEWSPAPERS A DTEXT Unable to identify specific works.
21  October  1803Lofft's Tragedy Unable to identify.
29  October  1803Belinda, p. 82 Edgeworth, MariaBelinda. By Maria Edgeworth. In three volumes.1801
5  November  1803Belmour, Vol. I Damer, Anne SeymourBelmour: a novel in three volumes.1801
9  November  1803Catullus, Ep. 1, 2, 3, 4 Catullus, Gaius Valerius (b. 84 B.C.)Gai Valeri Catulli Veronensis Liber (The Poems of Gaius Valerius Catullus)1754Date unknownWG probably read one of the following …
13  November  1803Charles II, çala Unable to identify.
14  November  1803Notes for C Burnet, çala. – IGNORE – LEAVE AS DWROTE Burnet, GilbertBishop Burnet's history of his own time. v. 1 From the restoration of King Charles II,…1803-11Unable to identify. ^ 975. Burnet, çala -15Possibl…
25  November  1803Beggar Girl, p.60 Bennett, Mrs.The beggar girl and her benefactors. In seven volumes. By Mrs. Bennett, …1797
27  November  1803Lobenstein, p. 33 Unable to identify.
27  November  1803Walpoliana, Vol. I Walpole, HoraceWalpoliana.1799Pinkerton, John (editor) WG's sale catalog lists:W…
1  December  1803Vavasor Griffiths, çala Unable to identify.
7  January  1804Misson, 60 pp. Misson, François MaximilienMeslange de litérature historique & critique, sur tout ce qui regarde l'état extraordi…1707
8  January  1804Florence, çala Sale, George (compiler)The modern part of an universal history, from the earliest account of time. Compiled f…1801-01Possibly the following, first recorded on -07: 175…
14  January  1804Adams on Republics, Vol. II, p. 64 Adams, JohnA defence of the constitutions of government of the United States of America.1787-1788(3 volumes) The political history of the Italian r…
22  January  1804Read to M J – IGNORE – LEAVE AS DWROTE Godwin, WilliamFaulkener, A Tragedy1807WG is probably reading his mss ‘Camilla,' which he…
1  February  1804read to Coleridge – IGNORE – LEAVE AS DWROTE Godwin, WilliamFaulkener, A Tragedy1807WG is probably reading his mss ‘Camilla,' which he…
4  February  1804Rousseau, Tom. II, p. 180-262 Rousseau, Jean JacquesLes confessions de J.-J. Rousseau1801-07Probably Rousseau's Confessions, read on -20:There…
5  March  1804Petite Ville Rousseau, Jean-JacquesLettres de deux amans, habitans d'une petite ville au pied des Alpes, recuillies et pu…1761Le faux titre porte: ‘Julie, ou la Nouvelle Hélois…
5  March  1804& Udolphe Radcliffe, AnnLes mystères d'Udolphe, par Anne Radcliffe. Traduit d'anglais sur la 3e édition.1797Possibly: Desprès, Jean-Baptiste-Denis (translator…
6  March  1804Duhautcours, acts 1, 2, 3 Picard, Louis BenoîtDuhautcours, ou Le contrat d'union. Comedie en prose et en cinq actes, represéntée pou…1801Chéron, François
12  March  1804Paine's Letters Paine, ThomasLetters, by the author of Common sense. First, to the Earl of Shelburne, now Marquis o…1804-03There are several publications grouping a number o…
22  March  1804Catullus, Peleus, vs100 Catullus, Gaius Valerius (b. 84 B.C.)Gai Valeri Catulli Veronensis Liber (The Poems of Gaius Valerius Catullus)1754‘poem LXIV' in Date unknownWG probably read one of…
26  March  1804Burning Pestle Beaumont, FrancisThe knight of the burning pestle. A comedy in five acts, in prose and verse, by F. Bea…1613Fletcher, John
31  March  1804Martial, Ep. 1-13 Martialis, Marcus Valerius (b. circa 40 A.D.)Epigrammata (Epigrams)166180-96 A.D.WG's sale catalog lists:Martialis Epigra…
31  March  1804Cowley, çala Cowley, AbrahamThe Mistress, or Seuerall copies of love-verses. Written by Mr. A. Cowley.1647Unable to identify the specific work WG is reading…
31  March  1804recollections of Bacon, Jonson & Montaigne Unable to identify.
3  April  1804& Marvel, çala Marvell, AndrewThe rehearsal transpos'd: or, Animadversions upon a late book, intituled, A preface sh…1672Unable to identify the specific work WG is reading…
4  April  1804Montaigne, Ess. 1, 2, 3 Michel de MontaigneEssais de Messire Michel Seigneur de Montaigne, chevalier de l'Ordre du Roy, & Gentil …1580WG's sale catalog lists:Montaigne, ses Essais, enr…
6  April  1804Clarendon, p. 89 Clarendon, Edward Hyde, Earl ofThe history of the rebellion and civil wars in England, begun in the year 1641. With t…1702-4th of May, in the year 1660. Written by the Right …
17  April  1804Hydriotaphia, Chap. 1 & 2 Browne, ThomasHydriotaphia, wine-buriall, or a Discourse of the sepulchrall urnes lately found in No…1658WG's sale catalog lists:Browne's (Sir Tho.) Hydrio…
27  April  1804Vulgar Errors, Chap. 1, 2 Battell, RalphVulgar errors in divinity removed1683. OR Author unknown Vulgar errors. 1784 (A defence…
4  May  1804D'Aunois, çala Aulnoy, Marie-Catherine Le Jumel de Barneville, comtesse d'Relation d'un voyage d'Espagne: ouest exactement decrit l'estat de la cour de ce royau…1664Godwin may have read any of a long list of publica…
7  May  1804Milton, çala Milton, JohnPoems of Mr. John Milton, both English and Latin, compos'd at several times: printed b…1645WG may have been reading from one of the following…
11  May  1804Hall's Remonstrance Hall, JosephAn humble remonstrance to the High Covrt of Parliament, written by Joseph Hall. 1640
12  May  1804Milton, El. 1, 2, 3 Milton, John1626‘Elegia prima ad Carolum Diodatum' (To Charles Dio…
12  May  1804Of Reformation Milton, JohnOf reformation touching church-discipline in England: and the causes that hitherto hav…1641WG's sale catalog lists:Milton on Reformation, tou…
15  May  1804Milton, Reason of Church Govt, chap. 1, 2 Milton, JohnThe reason of church-governement urg'd against prelaty. By Mr. John Milton. In two boo…1641WG's sale catalog lists:Milton Reason of Church Go…
20  May  1804Milton, Sylvæ, 6 Milton, John1804-05Probably: ‘Sylvanum liber.'WG may have read this i…
20  May  1804Mansus Milton, JohnJoannis Miltoni Londinensis poemata. Quorum pleraque intra annum aestatis …1645‘Mansus' in
22  May  1804Epitaphium Damonis, &c. Milton, JohnEpitaphium Damonis.1638(commemorates Charles Diodati, d. ) 1639
26  May  1804Milton, Remonstrant, §. 1, 2 Milton, JohnAnimadversions upon the Remonstrants defence against Smectymnuus.1641WG's sale catalog lists:Milton on Prelatical Episc…
27  May  1804Excursion, çala 1728Unable to identify specific work. WG may have read…
28  May  1804Sopha, p. 102 Crébillon, Claude-Prosper Jolyot deLe sopha, conte moral.1742In English: Crébillon, Claude-Prosper Jolyot de Th…
28  May  1804Milton, Def. Secunda, çala Milton, JohnJoannis Miltoni Angli Pro populo Anglicano defensio secunda. Contra infamem libellum a…1654WG's sale catalog lists:Milton's (J.) Works, 2 vol…
8  June  1804Number-Nip, p. 142 Bedford, William (translator)Popular tales of the Germans.1791‘Elfin freaks; or, The seven legends of Number-Nip…
10  June  1804Milton, Apology, p. 11 Milton, JohnAn apology against a pamphlet call'd A modest confutation of the Animadversions upon t…1742WG's sale catalog lists:Milton's (J.) Works, 2 vol…
11  June  1804Robin Hood, p. 3 Godwin, Mary Jane (editor)Tabart's improved edition of Robin Hood: with coloured plates.1804Probably:
19  June  1804Aristonous Fénelon, François de Salignac de La MotheLes avantures de Télémaque, fils d'Ulysse.1699-1700Possibly: Nouv. ed. divisée en dix livres. S. l. s…
19  June  1804Milton, Def. pro Se, p. 6 Milton, JohnJoannis Miltoni Angli Pro se defensio contra Alexandrum Morum Ecclesiasten, libelli fa…1655WG's sale catalog lists:Milton's (J.) Works, 2 vol…
25  June  1804Coxe's Switzerland, p. 70 Coxe, WilliamSketches of the natural, civil, and political state of Swisserland: in a series of let…1779OR Coxe, William Travels in Switzerland. In a seri…
26  June  1804Popular Tales, p. 40 Bedford, William (translator)Popular tales of the Germans.1791(2 volumes)
28  June  1804Royal Indisposition, pp. 112 Author unknownSome particulars of the royal indisposition of 1788-1789, and of its effects upon illu…1804
3  July  1804Milton, Way to Commonwealth, pp. 10 Milton, JohnThe readie & easie way to establish a free commonwealth, and the excellence therof com…1660WG's sale catalog lists:Milton's (J.) Works, 2 vol…
4  July  1804History of Independency, çala Walker, ClementAnarchia anglicana, or, The history of independency, by Theodorux Verax.1648(2 volumes)
6  July  1804Ludlow, p. 350 Ludlow, EdmundMemoirs of Edmund Ludlow, Esq: Lieutenant General of the Horse … and a Member of the P…1698-9Third volume issued in 1699.WG's sale catalog list…
12  July  1804Love Stratagems, act 1 & 2 Author unknownThe stratagems of love. A comic opera. As it is performed on the Theatre in Smock-Alle…1762
12  July  1804Whitlocke, çala Whitelocke, BulstrodeA journal of the Swedish ambassy, in the years M.DC.LIII and M.DC.LIV from the commonw…1772Morton, Charles (editor) OR Whitelocke, Bulstrode …
15  July  1804Fairfax, B. I Fairfax, Thomas, Baron FairfaxShort Memorials of Thomas Lord Fairfax. Written by himself.1699Possibly: WG cites Fairfax's Memorials in his Hist…
15  July  1804Clarendon, Life, p. 62 Clarendon, Edward Hyde, Earl ofThe history of the rebellion and civil wars in England: Begun in the year 1641. With t…1702-1759th of May, in the year 1660 . (4 volumes) The four…
19  July  1804Thiebault, Vol. I, çala Unable to identify specific work read by WG.
23  July  1804Arabian Nights, p. 46. Galland, AntoineArabian nights entertainments consisting of one thousand stories, told by the sultanes…1706.
20  August  1804Cutter of C S, acts 1, 2, 3 Cowley, AbrahamCutter of Coleman-street: a comedy: the scene London, in the year 1568.1663
3  September  1804Pichegru Jean Baptiste Joseph Breton de La MartinièreMoreau et Pichegru au 18 fructidor an V; suivi de la conjuration de ce dernier, pendan…1804Probably the following author: Unable to identify …
3  September  1804& La Rive, çala Unable to identify.
8  September  1804Essay on Criticism Pope, AlexanderAn essay on criticism1711.
12  September  1804Love's Riddle, acts 1, 2, 3 Cowley, AbrahamLoves riddle. A pastorall comaedie; written, at the time of his being King's scholler …1638
14  September  1804Barth. Fair, act 1 Jonson, BenBartholomew Fair1631in The workes of Benjamin Jonson: the second volum…
16  September  1804New Inn, acts 1 & 2 Jonson, BenThe neuu inne, or, The light heart: a comoedy, as it was neuer acted, but most neglige…1631. WG's sale catalog lists:Jonson's (Ben) Plays, im…
20  September  1804Read Beaumont, accurante Ht. Unable to identify.
21  September  1804Bobadil, acts 1, 2, 3 Jonson, BenEvery man in his humor. As it hath beene sundry times publickly acted by the right Hon…1601Bobadil is a character in Ben Jonson's Every man i…
24  September  1804Read to Curran – IGNORE, lEAVE AS DWROTE Godwin, WilliamFaulkener, A Tragedy1804-09WG is probably reading his manuscript ‘Camilla,' w…
29  September  1804Sejanus, act 1 Jonson, BenSeianus his fall. Written by Ben: Jonson.1605
30  September  1804Devil is an Ass, act 1 Jonson, BenThe devil is an ass1631in The workes of Benjamin Jonson: the second volum…
7  October  1804Cynthia's Revels, act 1 Jonson, BenThe fountaine of selfe-loue. Or Tynthias reuels. As it hath been sundry times priuatel…1601
7  October  1804Masques, çala Jonson, BenThe workes of Benjamin Jonson1616Unable to identify specific masques read by WG. ‘M…
8  October  1804Tale of a Tub Jonson, BenThe workes of Benjamin Jonson1640-1641in (3rd volume) WG's sale catalog lists:Jonson's (…
10  October  1804Every Man out of his Humour, acts 1, 2 Jonson, BenEvery man out of his humour. A comicall satyre acted in the yeere 1599, by the then Lo…1616in The workes of Benjamin Jonson (1st volume) WG's…
11  October  1804Macilente, acts 3, 4 Jonson, BenEvery man out of his humour. A comicall satyre acted in the yeere 1599, by the then Lo…1616Macilente is a character in: in The workes of Benj…
14  October  1804Poetaster, acts 1, 2, 3 Jonson, BenPoetaster; or, The arraignment: as it hath been sundry times priuately acted in the Bl…1602
17  October  1804Catiline, act 1 Jonson, BenCatiline his conspiracy. Written by Ben: Iohnson.1611
19  October  1804Magnetic Lady, act 1 Jonson, BenThe magnetick lady1640-1641in The workes of Benjamin Jonson (3rd volume) WG's…
19  October  1804Rivals, çala Sheridan, Richard BrinsleyThe rivals, a comedy. As it is acted at the Theatre Royal in Covent-Garden.1775
24  October  1804Jealous Wife, çala Colman, George, elderThe jealous wife, a comedy in five acts.1761
27  October  1804Louis XIV, çala Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetLe siècle de Louis XIV, publié par M. de Francheville, etc1751Probably: . (2 volumes)
29  October  1804Staple of News, acts 1, 2 Jonson, BenThe staple of newes. A comedie acted in the yeare 1625. By his maiesties servants1631in The workes of Benjamin Jonson, the second volum…
1  November  1804Case is Altered, act 1 Jonson, BenBen Ionson, his Case is altered. As it hath beene sundry times acted by the children o…1609
2  November  1804Encyclopédie Diderot, DenisEncyclopédie; ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers.1750Alembert, Jean Le Rond d' Par une societé de gens …
8  November  1804Anderson Anderson, Robert (editor)The works of the British poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical.1795Possibly: (13 volumes) Conjecture based on WG's cu…
17  November  1804Life of Brown, pp. 120 Unable to identify.
19  November  1804Volpone, act 1 Jonson, BenVolpone; or, The foxe1607.
19  November  1804Jonson Jonson, BenVolpone1616Unable to identify specific work read by WG. Since…
19  November  1804& Donne, çala Donne, JohnPoems by J.D. With elegies on the authors death.1633Possibly: WG's sale catalog lists:Donne's (J.) Poe…
20  November  1804Donne, Anniversaries Donne, JohnThe first anniversarie:An anatomy of the world.1611and The second anniversarie: Of the progess of the…
21  November  1804Donne, Eleg. 1-6 Donne, JohnElegies1633in Poems by J.D. With elegies on the authors death…
24  November  1804Life of Donne Walton, IsaacThe life of John Donne, Dr. in divinity, and late dean of Saint Pauls Church, London.1658OR Walton, Isaac The lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir …
25  November  1804Life of Wotton Walton, IsaacThe lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert.…1670
27  November  1804All in the Wrong Murphy, ArthurAll in the wrong: a comedy. As it is acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane.1761
29  November  1804Headfort's Trial, pp. 95 No authorA report of the trial on an action for damages, brought by the Reverend Charles Massy …1804‘At the head of the title: By authority. Ten thous…
30  November  1804January & May, &c Unable to identify.
7  December  1804[Perkin Warbeck.] Gainsford, ThomasThe true and wonderfull history of Perkin Warbeck, proclaiming himself Richard the fou…1618. also known as History of Perkin Warbeck OR Ford,…
28  December  1804Cleone Dodsley, RobertCleone, a tragedy, as it is acted at the Theatre Royal in Covent Garden.1754
30  December  1804Revenge, acts 3, 4, 5 Young, EdwardThe Revenge, a tragedy. Adapted for theatrical representation, as performed at the The…1792OR Chatterton, Thomas The Revenge, a burletta. Act…
1  January  1805Twin Rivals, act 1, 2, 3 Farquhar, GeorgeThe twin-rivals. A comedy. Acted at the Theatre Royal by Her Majesty's servants1703. Written by Mr. Farquhar.
3  January  1805Impertinent Curiosity Unable to identify.
5  January  1805Wonder, act 1, 2, 3 Susanna CentlivreThe wonder: A woman keeps a secret.1714Probably:
7  January  1805Don Carlos Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich vonDom Karlos, infant von Spanien.1787Translated as: Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedric…
17  January  1805St Phale, p. 64 Saint-Phale, Mademoiselle deThe history of Madamoiselle de St. Phale, giving a full account of the miraculous conv…1690Star, B.
29  January  1805St Forlaix, Vol. I, II Framéry, Nicolas ÉtienneMemoirs of the Marquis de St. Forlaix. Translated from the French of Mons. Framery. By…1770Mrs. Brooke (translator) In French: Framéry, Nicol…
6  February  1805Loix Criminelles Muyart de VouglansLes loix criminelles de France dans leur ordre naturel, dédiées au Roi.1780OR Boucher d'Argis, André Jean Observations sur le…
9  February  1805Ad. Mowbray, p. 106 Opie, Amelia AldersonAdeline Mowbray, or The mother and daughter: a tale. By Mrs. Opie.1805(3 volumes)
18  February  1805Modern Griselda, p. 66 Edgeworth, MariaThe modern Griselda. A tale.1805
19  February  1805Alfarache, p. 24 Alemán, MateoPrimera parte de la vida del picaro Gvzman de Alfarache.15991604 2nd part?In English: Alemán, Mateo Mabbe, Jam…
24  February  1805Godwin, WilliamFaulkener, A Tragedy1805Possibly WG reads act 5 of his manuscript play ‘Ca…
11  March  1805Jealous Lovers, act 1 Randolph, ThomasThe jealous lovers. A comedie presented to their gracious Majesties at Cambridge, by t…1632
27  March  1805Life of Inchbald, Vol. I Unable to identify.
4  April  1805Southey, Madoc Southey, RobertMadoc.1805
4  April  1805Hayley Milton, JohnThe poetical works of John Milton. With a life of the author, by William Hayley. Vol. …1794-7Hayley, John (3 volumes) WG's sale catalog lists:H…
6  April  1805Muses' Looking Glass, acts 1, 2, 3 Randolph, ThomasPoems, with the Muses looking-glass: and Amyntas1638.
9  April  1805Cæsar, Druides Caesar, C. Juliusde Bello Gallico (The Gallic War)51 B.C.Book VI, chapters 13, 14, 16 discuss the Dr…
14  April  1805Davies Davies, Sir JohnA discoverie of the true causes why Ireland was neuer entirely subdued nor brought vnd…1612Unable to identify specific work read by WG. Possi…
14  April  1805Owen, &c; çala Unable to identify.
16  April  1805& Maurice, çala Maurice, comte de SaxeReveries, or, Memoirs upon the art of war. Trans. by Sir William Fawcett.1794-12Unable to identify specific work read by WG. Possi…
17  April  1805Turner, Vindication, p. 150 Turner, JohnA vindication of the rights and privileges of the Christian church. … In answer to a l…1707Of John Turner's many ‘vindications,' this title m…
18  April  1805Robertson, India, pp. 140 Robertson, WilliamAn historical disquisition concerning the knowledge which the ancients had of India: a…1741Probably:
18  April  1805Bailly, p. 90 Bailly, Jean Sylvain BaillyLettres sur l'origine des sciences, et sur celle des peuples de l'Asie: Adressées à m.…1797-06Possibly the following work first recorded on -11:…
22  April  1805Strabo Diodorus Strabo (b. 64 or 63 B.C.)The Geography of Strabo.probably 7 B.C.
22  April  1805Mela Mela, PomponiusPomponii Melae Cosmographia.1471
22  April  1805Pliny, çala Gaius Plinius Secundus (Pliny the Elder, 23-79 A.B.)Plinii Naturalis Historia (Pliny's Natural History)Possibly: completed 77 A.D.OR Gaius Plinius Caecil…
26  April  1805Agricola, §.1-10 Tacitus, CorneliusDe Vita Iulii Agricolae (The Life of Julius Agricola)1805comp. 97-98 A.D.WG's sale catalog lists:Taciti Ope…
5  May  1805Mably Mably, Gabriel Bonnot, abbé deObservations sur les Romains.1796-02Probably the following work by Mably first recorde…
6  May  1805Whitaker, p. 212 Whitaker, JohnThe genuine history of the Britons asserted. In a full and candid refutation of Mr. Ma…1772Probably: Conjecture based on WG's writing a histo…
13  May  1805Annual Review, çala Aikin, Arthur (editor)The annual review and history of literature.1802-1808Also known as The annual review, or, Register of l…
11  June  1805History of the Plague Defoe, DanielThe history of the great plague in London, in the year 1665. … By a citizen, who lived the whole …1754First published in 1722 as The journal of the plag…
23  June  1805Chapman HomerHomer's Odysses, translated according to ye Greeke by Geo. Chapman.1612Probably: Chapman, George (translator) Chapman's O…
23  June  1805Warton, &c, çala Warton, ThomasThe history of English poetry from the close of the eleventh to the commencement of th…1774-1781Probably one of the following: (3 volumes) The thi…
4  July  1805Barclay, &c Barclay, JohnIoannis Barclaii Argenis1621. In English: Barclay, John LeGrys, Sir Robert (tr…
7  July  1805Cowley, Plantarum, vs. 200 Cowley, AbrahamPlantarum libri duo …1662WG's sale catalog lists:Cowley's (Abr.) Mistress, …
8  July  1805Youthful Worthies Unable to identify.
8  July  1805& Jane Grey, çala Godwin, WilliamLife of Lady Jane Grey, and of Lord Guildford Dudley, her hasband: this young lady at …1806Probably:
18  July  1805Pope, çala Pope, AlexanderThe works of Alexander Pope Esq.: in nine volumes complete.1751Possibly WG is reading here and there in a collect…
5  August  1805Epicene, acts 1, 2, 3 Jonson, BenEpicoene, or The silent woman1616in The workes of Beniamin Jonson. (1st volume) WG'…
9  August  1805Alchemist, act 1 Jonson, BenThe Alchemist. Written by Ben. Ionson.1612
10  August  1805Waller, çala Waller, EdmundPoems, &c. written by Ed. Waller of Beckonsfield Esquire: lately a member of the Honou…1645OR Waller, William Vindication of the character an…
18  August  1805Dryden, çala Dryden, JohnThe critical and miscellaneous prose works of John Dryden: now first collected: with n…1800-06Possibly the following work read by WG on -23:See …
21  August  1805Chapman, Iliad, B I/2 HomerThe Iliads of Homer, prince of poets. Neuer before in any languag truly translated. Wi…1611Chapman, George (translator) (Seven books were pub…
23  August  1805Killed with Kindness Heywood, ThomasA woman killed with kindness.1607
29  August  1805Bld. – IGNORE, NO ACTION REQUIRED Unable to identify.
29  August  1805Harry, çala Edgeworth, Richard LovellHarry and Lucy. A tale for instruction and amusement of youth.1805Possibly: OR Edgeworth, Maria (attributed to) Harr…
2  September  1805Drayton, Numphidia Drayton, MichaelThe works of Michael Drayton: … containing 1. The battle of Agincourt. II. The barons …1748The earliest collection of Drayton's works is: Poe…
2  September  1805Boileau, Reflexions Boileau Despréaux, NicolasOeuvres diverse du sieur D***. Avec le Traité du sublime ou du merveilleux dans le dis…1694-1698Longinus André Dacier Charles Rollin Nouv. ed. rev…
5  September  1805Quarles, çala Quarles, FrancisDivine poems: The history of Jonah, Ester, Job, Sions sonnets, elegies …1630WG's sale catalog lists:Quarles' (F.) Divine Poems…
14  September  1805J C Scaligeri Vita Scaliger, Joseph-JusteJosephi Scaligari Iul. Caes. F. Epistola De vetustate et splendore gentis scaligerae, …1594Scaliger, Julius Caesar Van der Does, Jan (le fils…
16  September  1805Widow's Tears, act 1 Chapman, GeorgeThe widowwes teares: a comedie. As it was often presented in the blacke and white Frie…1612Probably: Conjecture based on WG's reading of othe…
18  September  1805Eastward Hoe, act 1, 2 Chapman, GeorgeEastward Hoe. As it was played in the Black-friers. By the Children of her Maiesties R…1605Jonson, Ben Marston, John
23  September  1805Malcontent, act. 1 Marston, JohnThe malcontent. By Iohn Marston.1604
29  September  1805Perdue, p. 147 Holcroft, ThomasMemoirs of Bryan Perdue, a novel.1805(3 volumes)
1  November  1805Read to M J Godwin, WilliamFaulkener, A Tragedy1807Probably WG reading his revision of ‘Camilla.' ‘Ca…
4  November  1805Newspapers Unable to identify.
12  November  1805Ballard, çala 1698-1754Unable to identify.Possibly Thomas Ballard (fl. ),…
27  November  1805Arcadia, p. 11 Sidney, Sir PhilipThe countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia, written by Sir Philippe Sidnei.1590Possibly:
4  December  1805Life of Burns, p. 96 Burns, RobertThe complete works of Robert Burns, containing his poems, songs, and correspondence. I…1786Unable to identify the specific biography of Burns…
26  December  1805Sad Shepherd Jonson, BenThe sad shepherd1641in The workes of Benjamin Jonson, 3 rd volume
27  December  1805Eutropius, w. C C, 25 days Eutropius (4Eutropii Historia Romanae breviarum ab urbe condita usq th century) (A breviary of Roman history from the …
10  January  1806Cumberland, p. 115 Cumberland, RichardMemoirs of Richard Cumberland1806. Conjecture based on match between number of page…
23  January  1806Morland, p. 72 Morland, Sir SamuelThe history of the evangelical churches of the valleys of Piemont: Containing a most e…1658Possibly: WG's History of the Commonwealth cites:M…
31  January  1806Sleeper Awake, pp. 65 Unable to identify.
4  February  1806Leonora, p. 93 Edgeworth, MariaLeonora1806.
8  February  1806Cromwel, çala Author unknownThe life of Oliver Cromwel, L. Protector of the Common-Wealth of England, Scotland and…1724Although earlier biographies of Cromwell were publ…
25  February  1806Hesiod, çala HesiodTheogony.(8th-7th century B.C.) or Works and days. date unk…
26  February  1806Cochrane Johnson, p. 50 Barthélémi, Jean Jaques1605Unable to identify. . Anacharasis, 35 pp. 1806-03-…
10  March  1806Cicero de Natura Deorum, c. 8 Cicero, Marcus TulliusDe Natura Deorum (On the nature of the gods)1607written c. 45 B.C. . Barthelemi, çala 1806-03-11 B…
19  March  1806Manor House, p. 120 Smith, Charlotte TurnerThe old manor house. A novel, in four volumes. By Charlotte Smith.1793
20  March  1806Marmontel, p. 86 Marmontel, Jean FrançoisNouveaux contes moraux.1792The first edition of Contes Moraux ( 1761) was pub…
30  March  1806Catalogue, H S Unable to identify.
12  April  1806Patch's Trial, pp. 76 Great Britain. Court of ExchequerThe trial of Richard Patch for the wilful murder of Mr. Isaac Blight, on the 23d of Se…1806Taken in short hand by Blanchard and Ramsey.Also s…
13  April  1806Warwick, p. 134 Warwick, Sir PhilipMemoirs of the reign of King Charles I. … Together with a continuation to the happy re…1701?WG's sale catalog lists:Warwick's (Sir P.) Memoir…
26  April  1806P Knight, p. 34 Knight, Richard PayneA monody, occasioned by the death of the Right Hon. Charles James Fox …: dedicated to …1806Since this is WG's only entry in this year for Ric…
28  April  1806Raleigh, çala Raleigh, Sir WalterThe life of Sir Walter Ralegh, knt.1805Cayley, junior, Arthur OR The works of Sir Walter …
12  May  1806Mutabilitie, C. I Spenser, EdmundThe faerie queene: disposed into XII books, fashioning twelue morall vertues.1609The Mutability Cantos of Book VII were first publi…
29  May  1806Spartan Dame, acts 1 & 2 Southerne, ThomasThe Spartan dame. A tragedy. As it is acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane, by His…1719
30  May  1806Edgworth, Moral Tales, çala Edgeworth, MariaMoral tales for young people. By Maria Edgeworth. 1802(3 volumes)
5  June  1806Shelton's D Quixote, p. 46 Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel deThe history of the valorovs and wittie-knight-errant, Don-Qvixote, of the Mancha.1612Shelton, Thomas (translator)
17  June  1806Newspapers. Unable to identify.
3  August  1806Dermody, Vol. I Raymond, James GrantThe life of Thomas Dermody: interspersed with pieces of original poetry, many exhibiti…1806This appears to be the only two-volume work by or …
7  August  1806Buncle, Vol. I Amory, ThomasThe life of John Buncle, Esq: containing various observations and reflections, made in…1756. (2 volumes)
18  August  1806Psyche Moliére, Jean-Baptiste PoquelinPsiche, tragedie-ballet.1793-09Possibly the following work, first recorded on -19…
29  August  1806Paradise Lost, B. I Milton, JohnParadise lost. A poem written in ten books by John Milton.1667quartoOR Milton, John Paradise lost: A poem in twe…
29  August  1806Wortley M, Vol. I Montagu, Mary Wortley, LadyThe works of the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, including her corresponde…1803WG reads vols. I, III, IV, V
3  October  1806Browne's Pastorals, p. 22 Browne, WilliamBritannia's pastorals.1613(Book I); 1616 (Book II); 1625 (both books)WG prob…
2  October  1806Dutens, Vol. I Dutens, L.Memoires d'un voyer qui se repose. 1806-10-2Possibly: (3 volumes) 1807 3rd edition In Englis…
3  November  1806Last Minstrel, C. I, II, III Scott, Sir WalterThe lay of the last minstrel.1804
25  November  1806Macklin, çala Cooke, WilliamMemoirs of Charles, comedian; with the dramatic characters, manners, anecdotes, &c. of…1804Possibly: Another edition was published in 1806.Co…
1  December  1806Shakespear Tales, fin. Lamb, CharlesTales from Shakespeare: designed for the use of young persons.1807Lamb, Mary Mulready, William (illustrator) ‘The te…
8  December  1806Ath. Ox., &c Wood, Anthony àAthenae Oxonienses.1691
13  December  1806Newspapers Unable to identify.
16  December  1806Richardson on Milton, çala Richardson, JonathanExplanatory notes and remarks on Milton's Paradise lost.1734WG's sale catalog lists:Milton: Explanatory notes …
30  December  1806Mongomery's Poems Montgomery, JamesThe wanderer of Switzerland, and other poems.1806
5  January  1807Wild Irish Girl, Vol. I Owenson, Sydney, Lady MorganThe wild Irish girl, a national tale.1806
14  January  1807Piccolomini, act 1 Schiller, FriedrichWallenstein: A Drama in Two Parts … The Piccolomini, or the First Part of Wallenstein:…1801Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (translator)
22  January  1807Wallestein, fin. Schiller, FriedrichWallenstein: A Drama in Two Parts: The Piccolomini, or the First Part of Wallenstein: …1800Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (translator)
28  January  1807Bligh's Voyage, çala Bligh, WilliamA narrative of the mutiny on board His Majesty's ship Bounty; and the subsequent voyag…1790(first edition)The 1792 edition reads: A voyage to…
4  February  1807Hudibras, C. I Butler, SamuelHudibras: … Written in the time of the late wars. Corrected and amended with several a…1684This is the first edition of the three books publi…
11  February  1807Jonson's Masks, p. 54 Jonson, BenThe workes of Beniamin Ionson.1616in OR Jonson, Ben in The workes of Benjamin Jonson…
21  February  1807Edward II, acts 1, 2, 3 Marlowe, ChristopherEdward the second. The troublesome raigne and lamentable death of Edward the second, K…1594Possibly:
23  February  1807Mustapha, act 1 Greville, Fulke, Baron Brooke (published anonymously)The tragedy of Mustapha1609.
28  February  1807Gorboduc, act 1 Norton, ThomasThe tragedie of Gorboduc, whereof three actes were wrytten by Thomas Nortone, and the …1565Sackville, Thomas, Earl of Dorset
12  March  1807Campaspe, acts 1, 2 Lyly, John (published anonymously)A moste excellent comedie of Alexander, Campaspe and Diogenes played beefore the Queen…1584(Later editions titled Campaspe.)
16  March  1807Search, pp. 83 Search, Edward (i.e. Tucker, Abraham)An abridgement of The light of nature pursued.1807Unable to identify with certainty. WG often used ‘…
27  March  1807Milton Milton, JohnThe poetical works of John Milton, … with the principal notes of various commentators,…1801Todd, Henry John London: J. Johnson
30  March  1807Paradise Regd B. I Milton, JohnThe poetical works of John Milton, … with the principal notes of various commentators,…1807-03Probably the Todd edition recorded on -27: Todd, H…
6  April  1807Doctrine of Divorce, p. 11 Milton, JohnThe doctrine and discipline of divorce restored to the good of both sexes, from the bo…1643
9  April  1807Spenser, çala Spenser, EdmundA view of the state of Ireland, written dialogue-wise betweene Eudoxus and Irenaeus, i…1633Possibly WG reads one of the following: OR Spenser…
18  April  1807Literary History, çala Sainte-Palaye, M. de La Curne deThe literary history of the troubadours. Containing their lives, extracts from their w…1779Possibly: Dobson, Susannah (editor) ; republished …
27  April  1807Caleb Williams, Vol. I Godwin, WilliamThings as They Are; or, the adventures of Caleb Williams. In three volumes.1794; 1797
1  May  1807Spenser's Ireland, p. 60 Spenser, EdmundA view of the state of Ireland, written dialogue-wise betweene Eudoxus and Irenaeus, i…1633WG's sale catalog lists several items by Spenser, …
9  May  1807Winter in London, p. 77 Surr, T. S. (Skinner, Thomas)A winter in London, or, sketches of fashion: a novel1806. (3 volumes)
12  May  1807Tooke v. Paul, pp. 22 Tooke, John HorneA letter to the editor of The Times1807. [‘On the political connexion between J. Paul and…
29  May  1807Faux Dauphin, 2 Vs. Beauchamp, Alphonse de (published anonymously)Le faux Dauphin actuellement en France, ou Histoire d'un imposteur, se disant le derni…1803(2 volumes)
5  June  1807& P Pilgrim Shakespeare, WilliamThe passionate pilgrime. By W. Shakespeare.1599Some of the poems are not by Shakespeare (Norton).
6  June  1807Venus & Adonis Shakespeare, WilliamVenus and Adonis.1593
9  June  1807Daniel, çala Daniel, SamuelDelia. Contayning certaine sonnets: vvith The complaint of Rosamond.1592Possibly: This is the earliest printing of Rosamon…
9  June  1807Jonathas Ceriziers, René deJonathas, ou le Vray ami par le Sr de Ceriziers.1645OR Duché de Vancy, Joseph-François Jonathas, tragé…
10  June  1807Lover's Complaint Shakespeare, WilliamShake-speares Sonnets.1609‘A Lover's Complaint' in
11  June  1807Daniel, Rosamond Daniel, SamuelDelia. Contayning certaine sonnets: vvith The complaint of Rosamond.1592
19  June  1807Burdet, pp. 5 Burdet, Thomas (editor and publisher)His Majesties speech to the peers of Scotland; concerning presbyteriall government. Wi…1646Possibly one of the following: Charles I, King of …
25  June  1807Malone, çala Malone, EdmundAn attempt to ascertain the order in which the plays of Shakespeare were written1792-07Possibly the following, first recorded on -30: , i…
30  June  1807Hazlit, çala Hazlitt, WilliamA reply to the essay on population, by the Rev. T. R. Malthus. In a series of letters.1807Possibly: See 1807-08-01, where WG possibly contin…
1  August  1807Hazlit to Malthus, p. 118 Hazlitt, WilliamA reply to the essay on population, by the Rev. T. R. Malthus. In a series of letters.1807
20  August  1807Paul, pp. 219 1807-05Unable to identify specific work. Possibly the per…
22  August  1807Woodland, Vol. 1 & 4 Woodland, Miss M.Tales for mothers and daughters.1807(4 volumes)
1  September  1807Goldsmith, An. Nature, p. 68 Goldsmith, OliverAn history of the earth, and animated nature.1774
4  September  1807Seneca, cap. 1-10 Seneca, Lucius AnnaeusMoral EssaysProbably: [] c. 41-59 A.D.
7  September  1807Seneca, Prov. cap. 1 & 2 Seneca, Lucius AnnaeusL. Annaei Senecae Dialogorum, Liber I: Ad Lucilium, Qvare aliqva incommoda bonis viris…c. 41-42 A.D.
7  September  1807Colin Clout Spenser, EdmundColin Clovts come home againe1595. London: VVilliam PonsonbieWC
9  September  1807Spencer, Hymns Spenser, EdmundFowre hymnes.1596
16  September  1807Just Italian D'Avenant, Sir WilliamThe iust Italian.1630WG may have read this item in a collection of D'Av…
16  September  1807Davenant, çala D'Avenant, Sir WilliamThe works of Sir William D'Avenant: consisting of those which were formerly printed an…1672[ ]- 1673 The preceding is the first edition of D'…
18  September  1807Seneca, De Brevitate, c. 4 Seneca, Lucius AnnaeusAd Pavlinvm: De brevitate vitae (To Paulinus: On the shortness of life)c. 58-59 A.D.
18  September  1807Gondibert, C. I, II D'Avenant, Sir WilliamGondibert: an heroick poem1672in The works of Sir William D'Avenant: consisting …
19  September  1807Crispianus Unable to identify.
22  September  1807Lamb's Ulysses, p. 124 Lamb, CharlesThe adventures of Ulysses.1808Printed by T. Davison for the Juvenile Library
29  December  1807Vertot, Portugal, p. 56 Vertot, Rene Aubert de Vertot, abbe deThe history of the revolution in Portugal, in the year, 1640. Or, An account of their revolt from …1700In French: Vertot, Rene Aubert de Vertot, abbe de …
24  January  1808Goldsmith, p. 89-209 Goldsmith, OliverAn history of the earth, and animated nature.1807-09Unable to identify with certainty. Possibly the fo…
19  February  1808Lilienwald, pt I Unable to identify.
21  February  1808Gibbon, Ch. II Gibbon, EdwardCritical observations on the sixth book of the Aeneid.1770OR Gibbon, Edward The history of the decline and f…
23  February  1808Bevis Author unknownBevis of Hampton or Beure de Hanstone1500Unable to identify with certainty. Possibly the fo…
5  March  1808Misson, apud Pirates Johnson, Charles (pseudonym)General history of the pyrates, from their first rise and settlement in the island of …1726th edition…. By Captain Charles Johnson. [-28] Vol…
27  March  1808Apollonius Rhodius, çala Apollonius RhodiusArgonautica.(b. ca. 280 B.C.) date unknown
5  April  1808Lutrin, C. I Boileau Despréaux, NicolasOeuvres diverses du sieur D*** avec le Traité du sublime ou du merveilleux dans le dis…1674‘Lutrin, poëme heroique,' in Contents: Satires, I-…
17  April  1808Betham, çala Unable to identify.
8  May  1808Lauder Laudér, WilliamAn essay on Milton's use and imitation of the moderns in his Paradise lost. With some …1741Unable to identify specific work with certainty. T…
8  May  1808& Wilkes, çala Wilkes, JohnThe correspondence of the late John Wilkes: with his friends, printed from the origina…1805Unable to identify specific work with certainty. P…
9  May  1808Yates's Bury Yates, RichardAn illustration of the monastic history and antiquities of the town and abbey of St. E…1805
11  May  1808Sydney Collins, Arthur (editor)Letters and memorials of state: in the reigns of Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth, King Jam…1808-06Unable to identify with certainty. Possibly the fo…
11  May  1808& Howel, çala Howell, JamesEpistolae Ho-Elinae: familiar letters, domestic and forren; divided into six sections,…1645WG's sale catalog lists:Howell's (James) Familiar …
19  May  1808Donne's Letters, çala Donne, JohnLetters to severall persons of honour.1651WG's sale catalog lists:Donne (Jo.) Letters to sev…
22  May  1808Walton's Herbert Walton, IzaakThe lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert.1670OR Herbert, George Walton, Izaak The temple. Sacre…
25  May  1808Corinna, çala Rochester, John WilmotCorinna, or Humane frailty.1699London: J. NuttOR Staël, Germaine de Lawler, Denni…
1  June  1808Donne, Meditations, &c Donne, JohnDeuotions vpon emergent occasions: and seuerall steps in my sicknes: digested into 1. …1624
5  June  1808Fox, p. 27{,} fin. 1806Unable to identify specific title.Probably Charles…
12  June  1808Suckling, &c. Suckling, Sir JohnThe works of Sir John Suckling: containing all his poems, plays, letters &c. Published…1676Possibly: Each work in the collection has a separa…
13  June  1808Carew Carew, ThomasPoems, songs, sonnets, together with a masque.1670Possibly: : 4th edition revised and enlarged.WG's …
14  June  1808Sydney papers, çala Collins, Arthur (editor)Letters and memorials of state: in the reigns of Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth, King Jam…1746Possibly: Sidney, Henry, Sir Sidney, Philip, Sir S…
25  June  1808Clarendon, p. 44 Clarendon, Edward Hyde, Earl ofThe history of the rebellion and civil wars in England, begun in the year 1641. With t…1702-4th of May, in the year 1660. Written by the Right …
30  June  1808Mark Noble, çala Noble, MarkThe lives of the English regicides.1798OR Noble, Mark Memoirs of several persons and fami…
17  July  1808Tandy, pp. 138 Tandy, JamesAn appeal to the public, by James Tandy, Esq.; containing a statement of his unjust an…1807Conjecture based partly on page numbers and partly…
18  July  1808Hargrave, p. 182 Hargrave, Francis (editor)A complete collection of state-trials, and proceedings for high-treason, … the fourth …1776-81Unable to identify specific title. Possibly WG is …
24  July  1808Lamb's Specimens, çala Lamb, CharlesSpecimens of English dramatic poets, who lived about the time of Shakespeare: with not…1808WG's sale catalog lists:Lamb's (Charles) Specimens…
25  July  1808Revenger, act 1, 2 Tourneur, CyrilThe Revenger's Tragaedie. In four acts in prose and verse. By Cyril Tourneur.1607
27  July  1808Neal, çala Neal, DanielThe history of the Puritans or Protestant non-conformists, from the reformation to the…1732-38(4 volumes) WG's sale catalog lists:Neal (Dan.) Hi…
27  July  1808Baxter, p. 20 Baxter, RichardReliquiae Baxterianae: or, Mr. Richard Baxter's narrative of the most memorable passag…1696(1 volume in three parts) Variant title: Life of t…
6  August  1808Semiramis Voltaire, François-Marie ArouetLa Tragédie de Sémiramis et quelques autres pièces de littérature1749.
9  August  1808Life of Swift, p. 143 Sheridan, ThomasThe life of the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin. By Thomas Sher…1801-06Possibly the following first recorded on -30: 1784…
14  August  1808Maugraby, pp. 221 Chavis, DenisArabian tales; being a continuation of the Arabian nights entertainments. Consisting o…1792Cazotte, Jacques (4 volumes) Edinburgh: MudieOR (p…
18  August  1808Augustus, çala Blackwell, ThomasMemoirs of the court of Augustus. By Thomas Blackwell…1753-55Probably: This work was continued and finished by …
28  August  1808Tim. Thomas, çala Chaucer, GeoffreyThe works of Geoffrey Chaucer: compared with the former edit ions, and many valuable m…1721Thomas, Timothy OR Epictetus Thomas, Timothy The m…
31  August  1808W Abbey, çala Widmore, RichardAn history of the church of St. Peter, Westminster, commonly called Westminster Abbey:…1751Possibly: WG's biography of Chaucer cites:Widmore,…
31  August  1808Four Plays, Pt I, II Boyle, Roger, Earl of OrreryFour new plays: Viz. The history of Henry the fifth, Mustapha, The black prince, and T…1670Possibly: This title has two parts, each having tw…
11  September  1808Lysons, çala Lysons, DanielThe environs of London: being an historical account of the towns, villages, and hamlet…1792Possibly: (4 volumes) [- 1796]OR Lysons, Daniel An…
3  October  1808Read Lefanu Lefanu, AliciaLucy Osmond.1803OR Lefanu, Elizabeth Sheridan The India voyage. By…
12  October  1808Cevallos, pp. Cevallos, PedroAn exposure of the arts and machinations which led to the usurpation of the crown of S…1808Unable to identify with certainty. The most recent…
23  October  1808Class-Book, çala Unable to identify.
23  October  1808Life of sir Thomas Pope, pp. 258 Wharton, ThomasThe life of sir Thomas Pope, founder of Trinity College Oxford: chiefly compiled from …1772
30  October  1808Woolston, çala Woolston, ThomasDiscourses on the miracles of our saviour, in view of the present controversy between …1792-08Possibly the following item, annotated as a possib…
13  December  1808Nourjahad, pp. 239 Sheridan, FrancesThe history of Nourjahad. By the editor of Sidney Bidulph.1767
15  December  1808Bidulph; p. 110 Sheridan, FrancesMemoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph.1761
29  December  1808B Thoughtless, p. 60 Haywood, ElizaThe history of Miss Betsy Thoughtless. In four volumes.1751
January  1809Camd. Eliz. per Hearne. Apparat. Vol. I, p. 14. Unable to identify.
24  January  1809Newspapers Unable to identify.
29  January  1809Barret on Swift, çala 1808Barrett, JohnAn essay on the earlier part of the l…
2  February  1809Cato Possibly:Cato, Marcus Porcius (the elder)De agri c…
2  February  1809& Seneca, çala Seneca, Lucius AnnaeusMoral Essays1807-09Possibly the following read on -04: [] c. 41-59 A.…
12  February  1809Life of Hume 1807Probably:Ritchie, Thomas EdwardAn account of the l…
16  February  1809Smollet, 1745, pp. 36 1746Smollett, TobiasThe tears of Scotland. ?ORSmollett…
17  February  1809Hebrides, Johnson, p. 150 1775Johnson, SamuelA journey to the Western Islands of…
23  February  1809Read Godwin's England, p. 34 1630Godwin, FrancisGodwin, MorganAnnales of England. C…
1  March  1809Itinerant Orator, &c, ms Unable to identify.
2  March  1809Life of Robertson, pp. 307 1801Stewart, DugaldAccount of the life and writings of…
4  March  1809Laing's Mary, p. 152 1804Laing, MalcolmAn historical dissertation in the mu…
4  March  1809Home's Rebellion, p. 124 1745Home, JohnThe history of the rebellion in the year…
8  March  1809Pitscottie, p. 92 1436Lindsay, RobertThe history of Scotland; from 21 Fe…
14  March  1809Jus Regni, p. 10 1600-1649Possibly:Charles, King of England ( )The commissio…
16  March  1809Buchanan, L. VIII, p. 250-261 1690Buchanan, GeorgeThe history of Scotland. Written i…
7  April  1809Warburton's Letters, çala 1793Warburton, WilliamLetters from a late eminent prel…
4  May  1809Od, 75 HomerHomer's Odysses, translated according to ye Greeke by Geo. Chapman.1805-06HomerThe Odyssey7th c. B.C.WG possibly reads the f…
7  May  1809Poetry for Children, çala 1809Probably:Lamb, CharlesLamb, MaryPoetry for childre…
15  May  1809Scipio, çala Unable to identify.
28  June  1809Fool of Quality, p. 38 1766-69Brooke, HenryThe fool of quality; or, the history …
1  July  1809Varvicensis, çala 1809Parr, SamuelCharacters of the late Charles James F…
4  July  1809Wordsworth, p. 25 1809Possibly one of the following recently published:W…
30  August  1809Booth, çala 1806Booth, DavidIntroduction to an Analytical Dictiona…
1  September  1809Salmon, çala Unable to identify.
10  September  1809Lingua Saxonica 1650Possibly one of the following:Casaubon, MéricMeric…
29  September  1809Barry, çala 1792Barry, JamesA description of the series of picture…
1  October  1809Annals, 1772 to 1786 Unable to identify.
8  October  1809Fashe Life, Vol. II, p. 94 1809Edgeworth, MariaTales of fashionable life. (6 volu…
25  October  1809S Jones, çala Unable to identify.
19  November  1809Zadig, p. 36 Voltaire, François-Marie Arouet1747Memnon, histoire orientale. Zadig first appeared u…
22  November  1809Galindo, pp. 80 1809Galindo, CatherineMrs. Galindo's letter to Mrs. Si…
24  November  1809Melesichton, pp. 6 1718Fénelon, François de Salignac de La Mothe-Ramsay, …
26  November  1809Measures of Friendship 1657Taylor, JeremyA discourse of the nature, offices a…
26  November  1809Thoughts on Narratives Unable to identify.
26  November  1809& Eng. Lite Unable to identify.
3  December  1809Gusman, çala Alemán, MateoPrimera parte de la vida del picaro Gvzman de Alfarache.1805-02Possibly refers to the following item, recorded on…
24  December  1809Newton, çala 1728Possibly:Newton, IsaacThe chronology of ancient ki…
7  January  1810Crevier, on Ap. Tyan., pp. 98 Rollin, CharlesThe roman history from the foundation of Rome to the battle of Actium; that is, to the…1793-04Possibly the following read by WG on -04: Crevier,…
8  January  1810Rochester, çala 1680Possibly one of the following:Rochester, John Wilm…
13  January  1810Orlando, B. I Ariosto, LodovicoThe Orlando of Ariosto, reduced to XXIV books; the narrative connected, and the storie…1798-10Possibly the following abridged version, first rec…
16  January  1810Read C Ml pamphlet Unable to identify.
18  January  1810Nairs, çala 1807Most likely:Lawrence, JamesL'empire des Nairs, ou …
4  February  1810City Madam 1658Massinger, PhilipThe city madam, a comedie. As it …
4  February  1810Unnatural Combat, acts 1 & 2 1639Massinger, PhilipWells, Henry W.Unnatural combat.
6  February  1810Picture, acts 1 & 2 1630Massinger, PhilipThe picture: a tragaecomaedie: as…
11  February  1810Sandys, çala 1638Possibly:Sandys, GeorgeA paraphrase vpon the divin…
13  February  1810Guardian, acts 1 & 2 1655Massinger, PhilipThe guardian, a comical-history […
21  February  1810Friend 1809-10Possibly:Coleridge, Samuel TaylorThe Friend: A Lit…
21  February  1810& Biron, çala Unable to identify.
22  February  1810Savage of Aveyron, pp. 21 1798Itard, Jean Marc GaspardAn historical account of t…
25  February  1810Antonio & Mellida 1602Marston, JohnThe history of Antonio and Mellida. T…
26  February  1810Antonio's Revenge, acts 1 & 2 1602Marston, JohnAntonio's revenge, the second part [o…
27  February  1810Venus & Adonis Shakespeare, WilliamVenus and Adonis.1807-06Possibly the following, read on -06: 1593 OR consi…
28  February  1810Ciris & Ceres, çala Unable to identify.
28  February  1810Tarquin & Lucrece 1594Possibly:Shakespeare, WilliamThe Rape of Lucrece O…
4  March  1810White Devil, act 1 1612Webster, JohnThe White Divel, or, The Tragedy of P…
5  March  1810Malfy, acts 1 & 2 1623Webster, JohnThe tragedy of the Dutchesse of Malfy…
5  March  1810Four P.'s Unable to identify.
7  March  1810Tu Quoque, act 1 1614Cooke, JohnGreene's Tu quoque, or, the Cittie gall…
9  March  1810Inforced Marriage 1607Wilkins, GeorgeThe miseries of inforst mariage: as…
11  March  1810Hog, acts 1 & 2 Unable to identify.
11  March  1810American on France, p. 124 Unable to identify.
13  March  18101/2 Merry Devil 1608Shakespeare, William (ascribed to)Merry devil of E…
17  March  1810Return from Pernassus 1606Author unknownThe returne from Pernassus, or, The …
18  March  1810Eliz. Poots, çala Unable to identify.
24  March  1810Woodard, p. 84 1804Possibly:Woodard, D. N.Vaughan, William (editor)Th…
26  March  1810Bannister's Budget 1808Colman, George, the younger (attributed to)Dibdin,…
28  March  1810Theocritus, çala Theocritus (c. 300 B.C.-after 260 B.C.)Idylls.date…
29  March  1810Theocritus, Hylas; & Heracliscus, 34 Theocritus (c. 300 B.C.-after 260 B.C.)Idylls 13 a…
1  April  1810Jeronymo 1592Kyd, ThomasThe Spanish Tragedie, containing the la…
8  April  1810Skelton, çala 1568Skelton, JohnPithy pleasaunt and profitable workes…
26  April  1810Bouge of Courte 1499Skelton, John(published anonymously)Here begynneth…
6  May  1810Trip to Scarborough 1781Sheridan, Richard BrinsleyA trip to Scarborough, a…
8  May  1810Guevara, çala 1574Unable to identify specific work. WG possibly read…
12  May  1810G Fletcher, çala 1643Possibly:Fletcher, GilesThe history of Russia, or,…
7  June  1810Family Legend, acts 1 & 2 1804Baillie, JoannaThe Family Legendin Miscellaneous p…
10  June  1810North, çala 1742Possibly:North, RogerThe life of the Right Honoura…
13  June  1810Defensio, p. 6 Milton, JohnIoannis Miltoni angli Pro populo Anglicano defensio contra Clavdii anonymi, alias Salm…1796-05Possibly one of the following by John Milton:Alrea…
23  June  1810Lovett, p. 82 1756Possibly:Lovett, RichardA subtil medium prov'd: or…
30  June  1810Quixote, p. 42 Purbeck, Jane (published anonymously)William Thornborough, the benevolent Quixote. In four volumes.1793-01Probably the following already recorded -09: 1791 …
9  July  1810Bacon's Letters, pp. 192 1702Bacon, FrancisStephens, Robert (editor)Letters of …
12  July  1810Donne, çala Donne, JohnPoems, with elegies on the author's death.1800-10WG has previous read the following items by Donne:…
14  July  1810Bacon's Essays, p. 31 1597Bacon, FrancisEssayes. Religious meditations. Plac…
18  July  1810Lazarillo, p. 60 Lazarillo, de Tormes1554La vida de Lazarillo de Tormes, y de sus fortunas …
25  July  1810On Spanish Poetry, pp. 322 Unable to identify.
9  August  1810Advancemt of Learning, p. 42 Bacon, Francis1605The two books of Francis Bacon. Of the proficience…
10  August  1810Bradley v. Kerr 1810-08Unable to identify.Kerr is evidently an acquaintan…
19  August  1810Simmons, Milton, çala. Simmons, Samuel1668printed many of John Milton's works, including:Par…
23  August  1810Camden, Annals, çala Camden, William1625Annales. The true and royall history of the famous…
27  August  1810Leicester's Commonwealth, p. 23 Morgan, Thomas?The copie of a leter, wryten by a Master of Arte of Cambrige, to his friend in London,…1584Parsons, Robert (formerly attributed to) Republish…
14  September  1810Daniel, çala. Daniel, Samuel1718The poetical works of Mr. Samuel Daniel, author of…
15  September  1810Amatonda, p. 60 1811Heyne, Christian LeberechtCrabb Robinson, Henry (t…
17  September  1810Hornius, p. 21 1700Horn, GeorgA full and exact description of the ear…
17  September  1810Banks's Cromwel, p. 95 1739Bancks, JohnA short critical review of the politic…
4  October  1810Hooker, p. 22 Hooker, RichardOf the laws of ecclesiastical politie, eight bookes.1810-10Possibly one of the following. WG is reading a Lif…
5  October  1810Life of Hooker, pp. 100 Walton, IsaacThe lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert.…1670ORWalton, IsaacThe life of Mr. Rich. Hooker, the a…
14  October  1810Warton, çala Warton, JosephAn essay on the writings and genius of Pope.1798-09Possibly one of the following already read by WG:O…
14  October  1810La Cretelle, France, p. 103 1788Le Cretelle, Pierre LouisDe la convocation de la p…
15  October  1810Hall's Satires, B. I Hall, Joseph1753Virgidemiarum: Satires in six books. By Joseph Hal…
19  October  1810Spain, çala Burton, JohnA genuine and true journal of the most miraculous escape of the young Chevalier, from …1843Unable to identify. . Burton, p. 16 1810-11-08Poss…
20  November  1810Shadwel, L Witches, acts 1 & 2 1682Shadwell, ThomasThe Lancashire-witches and Tegue O…
4  December  1810Euphues, p. 32 Lyly, John1578euphues. The anatomy of vvyt. Very pleasant for al…
5  December  1810Osborn, çala 1658Possibly:Osborne, FrancisHistorical memoires on th…
8  December  1810Langbaine 1699Langbaine, GerardGildon, CharlesThe lives and char…
12  December  1810London Prodigal 1605Shakespeare, William (attributed to)The London Pro…
15  December  1810Hind & Panther, B. I 1687Dryden, JohnThe Hind and the Panther. A Poem, In T…
15  December  1810Scott's Dryden, çala 1808Dryden, JohnScott, Sir WalterThe works of John Dry…
18  December  1810Rosader, p. 18. Unable to identify.
23  December  1810Brooke's Sidney, p. 44 1652Brooke, Fulke Greville, BaronThe life of the renow…
26  December  1810Tacitus, çala Tacitus, CorneliusDe Vita Iulii Agricolae (The Life of Julius Agricola)1805-04WG previously read on -26: comp. 97-98 A.D.Other w…
27  December  1810Ignatius's Conclave 1611Donne, John (translator)(published anonymously)Ign…
3  January  1811Crashaw, çala 1646Crashaw, RichardSteps to the temple. Sacred poems,…
6  January  1811Lilburne, p. 104 Unable to identify specific title. WG read many wo…
8  January  1811Prophesying, çala 1647Taylor, JeremyTheologia eklektike: A discourse of …
15  January  1811Vanini, çla Unable to identify specific work.
27  January  1811Daniel on Rhime, pp. 33 1603Daniel, SamuelA panegyrike congratulatorie deliuer…
29  January  1811Salmasius, p. 6 Unable to identify.
3  February  1811Stillingfleet, çala Unable to identify.
4  February  1811Musophilus, p. 16 1599Daniel, SamuelMusophilus. Containing a generall de…
8  February  1811Biathanatos, p. 16 1644Donne, JohnBiathanatos. A declaration of that para…
9  February  1811Daniel, Civil Wars, p. 15 1595Daniel, SamuelThe first fowre bookes of the ciuile…
12  February  1811Philips, Life of Milton, pp. 44 1649Phillips, EdwardLetters of state, written by Mr. J…
15  February  1811Hall on Moderation, p. 70 Hall, JosephChristian moderation. In two books. By Jos: Exon.1640WG's sale catalog lists:Hall's Christian Moderatio…
21  February  1811Lefanu, pp. 55 Rosara's Chain1812Lefanu, AliciaRosara's chains, or, The choice of l…
21  February  1811Philips's Quixote, çala 1687Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel dePhilips, John (transl…
3  March  1811Polyolbion, B. I 1613Drayton, MichaelPolyolbion. Or a chronograhicall d…
16  March  1811Dryden, çala Dryden, JohnThe critical and miscellaneous prose works of John Dryden: now first collected: with n…1808Dryden, JohnThe works of John Dryden: now first co…
24  March  1811Rehearsal, acts 1, 2, 3 1672Buckingham, George Villiers, Duke ofThe rehearsal,…
25  March  1811Tyrannic Love, acts 1 & 2 1670Dryden, JohnTyrannick Love, or the Royal Martyr. A…
26  March  1811Battle of Books, pp. 50 1704Swift, JonathanA full and true account of the batt…
28  March  1811Mar-all, acts 1 & 2 1671Dryden, John(published anonymously)The Feign'd Inn…
15  April  1811Sheffield, çala 1878Unable to identify. . Wilkins on Religion, p. 90 1…
21  April  1811Wither, çala 1811-04Possibly the following work, which WG reads on -22…
22  April  1811Shepherd's Hunting, pp. 99 1615Wither, GeorgeThe shepherds hunting: being, certai…
25  April  1811Satyr to the King, pp. 31 1614Wither, GeorgeA satyre: dedicated to his most exce…
26  April  1811Hymen's Triumph 1615Daniel, SamuelHymens triumph. A pastorall tragicom…
28  April  1811De Augmentis, çala 1605Bacon, FrancisThe two books of Francis Bacon. Of t…
8  May  1811Cheek, p. 18 Unable to identify specific title.
9  May  1811Baker, çala 1764Baker, David ErskineThe companion to the play-hous…
11  May  1811Hayward, çala 1738Hayward, ThomasThe British Muse, or, a collection …
17  May  1811J F Newton, çala Unable to identify.
25  May  1811All's Well, cala 1623Shakespeare, WilliamAll's well that ends well.
2  June  1811Ovid, Sandys, B. IV 1626OvidSandys, George (translator)Ovid's Metamorphosi…
9  June  1811T Brown, cala Browne, Sir ThomasReligio medici.1693Possibly one of the following:Maurier, Louis Auber…
14  June  1811Cabala, çala 1654Author unknownCabala, sive Scrinia sacra. Mysterie…
16  June  1811Hall's Epistles, çala 1608Hall, JosephEpistles. (2 volumes) Third volume pri…
17  June  1811Cotton, çala Cotton, sir Robert (compiler; attributed to)An exact abridgement of the records in the Tower of London, from the reign of King Edw…1811-05Possibly the following item published with John Ha…
21  June  1811Ascham on Germany, p. 35 1553Ascham, RogerA report and discourse, written by Ro…
25  June  1811More's Works, çala 1557More, Sir ThomasRastell, William (editor)The worke…
26  June  1811More, Dialogue, p. 31. 1532The confutacyon of Tyndales answere made by syr Th…
30  June  1811Life of More, p. 60 1626Roper, WilliamThe mirrovr of vertve in worldly gre…
2  July  1811More, çala 1811-06See -25, 26, and 30 for works WG is reading at thi…
9  July  1811Collier Unable to identify specific title.
9  July  1811Stapleton Unable to identify specific title.
9  July  1811Erasmus Unable to identify specific title.
14  July  1811Scriblerus, p. 38 Pope, AlexanderPeri bathous: or, Martinus Scriblerus, his treatise of The art of sinking in poetry.1794-04Possibly one of the following, annotated earlier:R…
17  July  1811Spenser, çala, Todd 1805Spenser, EdmundTodd, Henry John (editor)Hughes, Jo…
18  July  1811Life of Donne, 81 pp. Walton, IsaacThe life of John Donne, Dr. in divinity, and late dean of Saint Pauls Church, London.1804-11Possibly one of the following: -24 1658 OR Walton,…
23  July  1811Donne, Epigrams 1652/16Donne, JohnParadoxes, problems, essayes, character…
2  August  1811Goff's Orestes 1656Goffe, ThomasThe tragedy of Orestesin Three excell…
3  August  1811Raging Turk, acts 1 & 2 1656Goffe, ThomasThe raging Turkin Three excellent tra…
3  August  1811Rehearsal Tranprd, p. 100 Marvell, AndrewThe rehearsal transpos'd: or, Animadversions upon a late book, intituled, A preface sh…1457Earlier annotated ( ), reading recorded on 1804-04…
6  August  1811Courageous Turk, acts 1 & 2 1656Goffe, ThomasThe courageous Turkin Three excellent…
8  August  1811Progress of the Soul The second anniversarie: Of the progess of the soule.1612Donne, John
11  August  1811Surrey, çala Lysons, DanielThe environs of London: being an historical account of the towns, villages, and hamlet…1726Possibly one of the two items annotated in entry f…
18  August  1811Ecclesiastes Ecclesiastes4th-3rd century B.C.
21  August  1811Plutarch, on Superstition Plutarch (Plutarchus)Moralia.Date unknown; Plutarch died c. 120 A.D.
9  September  1811College, or Chapter, çala Unable to identify.
11  September  1811Newton, Life of Milton, pp. 70 1778Newton, ThomasThe life of Milton [prefixed to Para…
15  September  1811Mazarine, Duchess, pp. 122 1676Mazarin, Ortensia de la Porte, Duchess dePorter, P…
16  September  1811Charles II, çala Author unknownSecret history of the last four monarchs of Great Britain, Part 2: The secret history …1792-04Possibly the following, first recorded for ‘Secret…
17  September  18111/2 Absalom 1681Possibly:Dryden, JohnAbsalom and Achitophel. A poe…
14  October  1811Tetrachordon, p. 20 1644/16Milton, JohnTetrachordon: Expositions upon The fou…
22  October  1811Eikonoclastes, p. 12 1649Milton, JohnEikonoklastes. In answer to a Book Int…
26  October  1811Riposo 1584Possibly:Borghini, RaffaelloIl riposo di Raffaello…
28  October  1811Averroes, çala 1126Averroes (Abu al-Walid Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Muha…
31  October  1811Cardonne, p. 76 1745Cardonne, Denis DominiqueHistoire de l'Afrique et …
2  November  1811Case for Burr 1807Possibly one of the following:United States Circui…
7  November  1811Complete Tradesman, p. 126 1726Defoe, DanielThe complete English tradesman, in fa…
9  November  1811Welwood, p.50 1688Possibly the following:Welwood, JamesMemoirs of th…
9  November  1811Cherbury, p. 28 1649Possibly one of the following:Cherbury, Edward Lor…
10  November  1811Wars of Granada, p. 49 1801Pérez de Hita, Ginés (translator)Rodd, Thomas (tra…
12  November  1811Robert Boyle, p. 40 1665Boyle, RobertOccasional reflections upon several s…
19  November  1811Gibbon Gibbon, EdwardThe history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire.1801-01Possibly one of the following previously read by G…
21  November  1811Cid, p. 50 1808Possibly:Southey, Robert (translator)Chronicle of …
23  November  1811Cervantes, Novels, p. 22 1731Probably the following edition:Cervantes Saavedra,…
23  November  1811Rincon, pp. 67 1741Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel deGoadby, Robert (trans…
4  December  1811Cervantes, Marriage Trompeur, pp. 35 1731Probably:Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel deLe mariage t…
8  December  1811James I, çala 1609WG's sale catalog lists:James the First's Meditati…
11  December  1811Marmol, çala Unable to identify.
15  December  1811Homme de Qualité, p. 100 Prévost, Antoine François d'Exiles, abbéMémoires et avantures d'un homme de qualité qui s'est retiré du monde1728.
16  December  1811Laborde, çala Unable to identify.
24  December  1811Bourke, History of Moors, p. 145 1811Bourke, ThomasA concise history of the Moors in Sp…
8  January  1812Case, 4 pp. Unable to identify.
8  January  1812Jonathan Scott, p. 21 Scott, JonathanThe Arabian nights entertainments: carefully rev. and occasionally corrected from the …1811Possibly: . (6 volumes) Conjecture based on WG's e…
10  January  1812Browne, Quincunx, c. 1, 2, 3 Browne, Sir ThomasThe garden of Cyrus, or, The quincuncial lozenge, or network plantations of the ancien…1658. (Published with Hydrotaphia, urn-burial; or, A d…
11  January  1812St Francis, p. 42 Unable to identify.
11  January  1812Camden, Remains, çala. Camden, WilliamRemains of a greater worke, concerning Britaine, the inhabitants thereof, their langua…1605.
13  January  1812Toralva, p. 2/2 Unable to identify.
14  January  1812Warbeck, act 1 Ford, John (published anonymously)The chronicle historie of Perkin Warbeck. A strange truth. Acted (some-times) by the Q…1634WG's sale catalog lists:Ford's Dramatic Works, wit…
16  January  1812Palaye, p. 30 Sainte-Palaye, Jean-Baptiste de La Curne deMémoires sur l'ancienne chevalerie.1801-05Possibly one of the following already recorded in …
19  January  1812Broken Heart, acts 1, 2 Ford, JohnThe broken heart. Acted by the King's Majesties Seruants at the priuate house in the B…1633. WG's sale catalog lists:Ford's Dramatic Works, w…
22  January  1812Orinda to Poliarchus, pp. 226 Philips, KatherineLetters from Orinda to Poliarchus1705. (written to Sir Charles Cotterell)
27  January  1812Lover's Melancholy, acts 1, 2, 3 Ford, JohnThe lovers melancholy : acted at the private hovse in blacke Friers, and publickely at…1629WG's sale catalog lists:Ford's Dramatic Works, wit…
29  January  1812Love's Sacrifice Ford, JohnLoues sacrifice. A tragedie receiued generally well. Acted by the Queenes Majesties Se…1633WG's sale catalog lists:Ford's Dramatic Works, wit…
30  January  1812Witch of Edmonton, acts 1 & 2 Rowley, WilliamThe witch of Edmonton. A known true story. Composed into a tragi-comedy by divers well…1658Dekker, Thomas Ford, John .WG's sale catalog lists…
2  February  1812Lady's Trial Ford, JohnThe ladies triall. Acted by both their Majesties Servants at the private house in Drur…1639WG's sale catalog lists:Ford's Dramatic Works, wit…
3  February  1812Cynthia's Revels, act 1 Jonson, BenThe fovntaine of selfe-loue, or, Cynthias revels. As it hath been sundry times priuate…1601.
6  February  1812First Impressions, pp. 2 Holford, MissFirst impressions; or, The portrait. A novel.1801This is WG's only recording of ‘First Impressions.…
6  February  1812King's Qur, st. 46 James I, King of ScotlandThe works of James I, King of Scotland. Containing The King's quair, Christis kirk of …1786
7  February  1812G Peele, pp. 31 Unable to identify.
9  February  1812Corbet, &c. Corbet, RichardCertain elegant poems, written by Dr Corbet, Bishop of Norwich.1647WG's sale catalog lists the fourth edition:Corbet'…
10  February  1812Persiles & Sigismunda, p. 37 Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel deThe travels of Persile and Sigismunda. A northern history, wherein, amongs the variabl…1619In Spanish: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de Los trab…
11  February  1812Herbert, sir Thos, p. 88 Herbert, Sir ThomasA description of the Persian monarchy now beinge. The orientall Indyes Iles and other …1634. WG's sale catalog lists:Herbert's (T.) Some Year…
11  February  1812Fables, çala John DrydenFables ancient and modern; translated into verse, from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, & Chaucer…1700Possibly one of the following titles previously re…
13  February  1812Life of Berkeley, pp. 40 Stock, JosephAn account of the life of George Berkeley, D.D. late Bishop of Cloyne in Ireland. With…1776
14  February  1812Burnet, on Rochr, pp. 132 Burnet, GilbertSome passages of the life and death of the right honourable John, Earl of Rochester, w…1680Possibly:
21  February  1812Idea of Chas I, çala Towgood, MicaiahAn essay towards attaining a true idea of the character and reign of K. Charles the Fi…1748
22  February  1812Temple's Memoirs, pp. 172 Temple, Sir WilliamMemoirs of what past in Christendom from the war begun in 1672 … to the peace conclu…1683
23  February  1812Roger Coke, çala Coke, RogerA detection of the court and state of England during the four last reigns, and the int…1694. WG's History of the Commonwealth cites:Roger Cok…
24  February  1812Burnet's Hamilton, p. 80 Burnet, GilbertMemoirs of the lives and actions of James and William Dukes of Hamilton and Castlehera…1671. WG's History of the Commonwealth cites:Memoirs o…
4  March  1812Royal Slave, acts 1 & 2 Cartwright, WilliamRoyal slave1639. OR Behn, Aphra Oroonoko; or, the royal slave. A …
6  March  1812Holy day, çala Holyday, Barten (translator)Aulus Persius Flaccus his Satires. Translated into English by Barten Holyday, Master o…1616Persius Flaccus, Aulus . Identification based on W…
8  March  1812Cartwright, &c. Cartwright, WilliamComedies, tragi-comedies. With other poems, by Mr William Cartwright…1651WG's sale catalog lists:Cartwright's (W.) Comedies…
17  March  1812Eliot, Governor, çala Eliot, AndrewA sermon preached before his Excellency Francis Bernard, Esq; governor, the honorable …1765
18  March  1812Widow, acts, 1, 2, 3 Jonson, BenThe widdow. A comedy. As it was acted at the private house in Black-Fryers, with great…1652Fletcher, John Middleton, Thomas
19  March  1812Wit without Money, act 1 Fletcher, JohnWit without money, a comedie. As it hath beene presented with good applause at the pri…1639/1640(Generally regarded as being Fletcher's work alo…
23  March  1812Agonistes, acts 1, 2, 3 Hamilton, NewburghSamson. An oratorio [in three acts]. As it is performed at the Theatres-Royal. Altered…1742Possibly: . ? Milton's Samson Agonistes is not div…
25  March  1812Paradise Regd, B. I Milton, JohnParadise regain'd: a poem in IV books: to which is added Samson Agonistes.1671WG's sale catalog lists: Paradise Regained, &c. fo…
25  March  1812May's Lucan, çala LucanLucan's Pharsalia, or the civill warres of Rome, betweene Pompey the Great and Iulius …1626May, Thomas (translator) (May's translation of the…
25  March  1812Trial of Cha. I, çala Nalson, JohnA true copy of the journal of the High Court of Justice, for the tryal of K. Charles I…1684Probably: WG's History of the Commonwealth cites:J…
26  March  1812Life of Chillingworth, p. 256 Desmaizeaux, PierreAn historical and critical account of the life and writings of William Chillingworth, …1725Probably: ?WG's History of the Commonwealth cites:…
29  March  1812Maccabees, çala Author unknownFirst Maccabeesin The Apocrypha c. 140 B.C.OR Author unknown Seco…
2  April  1812Bacon, Hen. VII, p. 104 Bacon, FrancisThe historie of the raigne of King Henry the Seuenth1622. WG's sale catalog lists:Bacon's (Fr.) History of…
5  April  1812Resuscitatio, çala Bacon, FrancisRususcitatio, or, Bringing into publick light severall pieces of the works, civil, his…1657Rowley, William
6  April  1812Lamb, Theatralia, pp. 15 Lamb, CharlesTheatralia…1802-02Possibly: 18--?Manuscript: ‘Notebook containing ex…
8  April  1812New Atlantis, p. 14 Bacon, FrancisNew Atlantis, a worke unfinished.1628Rawley, W. (editor)
17  April  1812Milton's Engd, p. 28 Milton, JohnThe history of Britain, that part especially now call'd England. From the first tradit…1670ORSee another item first recorded in WG's diary on…
18  April  1812Tenison on Bacon, pp. 104 Tenison, ThomasBaconiana; or certain genuine remains of Sr Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, and Visco…1679
19  April  1812Shakespear, Fol., çala Shakespeare, WilliamMr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies.1623First Folio of:
30  April  1812Weldon, p. 118 Unable to identify specific title.
3  May  1812F. on justice Unable to identify.
9  May  1812Geddes, p. 60 Geddes, MichaelMiscellaneous Tracts. Vol. 1. Viz. I. The history of the expulsion of the Moriscoes ou…1702Probably: 1998. Granada, Vol. II, p. 66 1812-05-10…
10  May  1812Aul. Coq., pp. 205 Unable to identify.
18  May  1812Somerset, çala Unable to identify.
30  May  1812Bacon, Life & Death, p. 122 Bacon, FrancisHistory naturall and experimantall, of life and death; or, Of the prolongation of life…1638
21  June  1812Arthur Mervyn, Vols I & II Brockden Brown, CharlesArthur Mervyn; or, Memoirs of the year 1793. By the author of Wieland, and Ormond, or The …1799
23  June  1812Bosworth, pp. 39 Unable to identify.
23  June  1812Trotter, p. 238 Unable to identify.
28  June  1812St Irvyne, pp. 236 Shelley, Percy ByssheSt. Irvyne; or, The Rosicrucian, a romance.1811
12  July  1812Bacon, çala Bacon, FrancisLetters of Sr. Francis Bacon: written during the reign of King James the First. Now co…1812-06Possibly WG rereads portions of the following item…
21  July  1812May, Edward III, B. I, II May, ThomasThe victorious reigne of King Edward the Third, written in seven books, (in verses) by…1635
23  July  1812Cromwel, çala Bancks, JohnA short critical review of the political life of Oliver Cromwell, lord-protector of th…1810-09Unable to identify specific title. WG reads many b…
27  July  1812Monk, çala Skinner, ThomasThe life of General Monk, from an original manuscript of T. Skinner … To which is adde…1723Webster, William (editor) WG's History of the Comm…
28  July  1812Regicides, çala Noble, MarkThe lives of the English regicides.1808-06Possibly the following item recorded in WG's diary…
29  July  1812Overbury, Wife Wife of Overbury, Sir ThomasSir Thomas Overbury his wife, with new elegies vpon his (now knowne) vntimely death. W…1616Overbury, Sir Thomas (An edition of A wife now a w…
3  August  1812Davis, p. 16 Davis, Sir JohnA discoverie of the true causes why Ireland was neuer subdued, nor brought under obedi…1612Possibly one of the following: OR Davis, Sir John …
4  August  1812H L'Estrange, çala L'Estrange, HamonThe reign of King Charles. An history faithfully and impartially delivered and dispose…1655WG's History of the Commonwealth cites:sir Hamond …
7  August  1812Gibbon, Lombards, çala Gibbon, EdwardThe history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire.1776-88Chapter XLV of WG's sale catalog lists:Gibbon's (E…
9  August  1812Albovine D'Avenant, WilliamThe tragedy of Albouine, King of the Lombards. By William D'Auenant.1629
10  August  1812Clarendon Estimated, p. 3 Unable to identify.
10  August  1812Edgworth, p. 68 Edgeworth, MariaThe absentee, a tale1812Unable to identify specific work.Possibly WG reads…
12  August  1812Davenant, p. 7/2 D'Avenant, Sir WilliamThe works of Sir William D'Avenant: consisting of those which were formerly printed an…1812-08Possibly WG is writing about D'Avenant from -02 th…
13  August  1812Hutchinson, p. 60 Hutchinson, Lucy ApsleyMemoirs of the life of Colonel Hutchinson, governor of Nottingham castle and town … wr…1806Hutchinson, Julius WG records Hutchinson's Memoirs…
23  August  1812Comines, p. 22 Commynes, Philippe deMémoires de Philippe de Comines, seigneur d'Argenton, contenant les principaux faicts …Possibly: no date
31  August  1812Marvel, çala Marvell, AndrewMiscellaneous Poems. By Andrew Marvell, Esq; late member of the Honourable House of Co…1812-08WG records various readings of Andrew Marvell in h…
4  September  1812Child Harold, C. I Byron, George Gordon, BaronChilde Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt.1812
6  September  1812E Pembroke Author not givenLetters patent and pardon of alienation from Elizabeth I, Queen of England, to Henry, …1578Possibly: November 21Manuscript(For capital messua…
28  September  1812Bloomfield, çala Bloomfield, RobertThe poems of Robert Bloomfield.1803Possibly: (2 volumes in one, it contains pt. 1 The…
7  October  1812Sir W Drummond, çala Drummond, Sir WilliamAcademical questions.1805Probably: In view of his reading Shelley's Queen M…
7  October  1812Rapin on Poesie, p. 26 Rapin, RenéReflections on Aristotle's treatise of poesie, containing the necessary, rational, and…1674Rymer, Thomas (translator)
12  October  1812Thucydides, <p>Lib. VI, p. 30 ThucydidesThe Peloponnesian War.left uncompleted when Thucydides died c. 390s B.C.
13  October  1812Greece, çala Mitford, WilliamThe history of Greece.1799-04Possibly WG reads the following already recorded o…
28  October  1812Sir Thos Browne, Letter, pp. 32 Unable to identify.
31  October  1812Queen Mab, pp. 44 Shelley, Percy ByssheQueen Mab; a philosophical poem1813. WG reads this in manuscript. He records reading …
1  November  1812January, ver. 1200 Chaucer, GeoffreyThe Canterbury tales1477-8‘The Merchant's Tale' in , first printed by Caxton…
4  November  1812Assistant, çala Edgeworth, Maria The parent's assistant, or, Stories for children. In two volumes.1801-07Possibly the following item recorded in WG's diary…
15  November  1812Montaigne, Sebonde, p. 25 Montaigne, Michel deEssais de messire Michel seigneur de Montaigne, … livres premier et second1580‘Apologie de Raimond Sebond' in .
19  November  1812Cervantes, Force of Blood, pp. 30 Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel deSelect Novels (The Spanish-English Lady. – The liberal lover – The force of blood. …1694‘The force of blood' possibly in an edition of WG …
20  November  1812Lady Cornelia, pp. 54 Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel deSelect Novels (The Spanish-English Lady. – The liberal lover – The force of blood. – C…1694‘Cornelia' possibly in an edition of WG reads ‘The…
24  November  1812Estremaduran, pp. 55 Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel deA collection of select novels (The gypsy. – The dogs of Mahudez. – The deceitful …1728‘The jealous Estremaduran' possibly in an edition …
29  November  1812Milton, Muscovy, çala Milton, JohnA brief history of Muscovia, and other less-known countries lying eastward of Russia a…1682
29  November  1812Cervantes, p. 26 1812-11Possibly WG continues to read items in the collect…
2  December  1812Russia, çala 1812-11Possibly WG continues to read Milton's A brief his…
9  December  1812Restoration, acts 1, 2, 3 Unable to identify.
11  December  1812Pilgrim, by Lopez, p. 34 Vega, Lope deThe pilgrim; or, The stranger in his own country. Containing a regular series of histo…1738A translation of: Vega, Lope de El peregrino en su…
13  December  1812May, Parlt, p. 69 May, ThomasThe history of the parliament of England, which began November the third, MDCXL. With …1647OR May, Thomas A breviary of the history of the pa…
20  December  1812Supplt to Lucan, çala May, ThomasA supplement to the Pharsalia of Lucan, translated from the Latin of Thomas May, by th…1786Poulter, Edmund (translator)
25  December  1812Diana, B. I, II Montemajor, George deThe pilgrim; or, The stranger in his own country. Containing a regular series of histo…1728‘Diana, a pastoral romance in four books'in Vega, …
27  December  1812Liberal Lover, p. 32 Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel deSelect Novels (The Spanish-English Lady. – The liberal lover – The force of blood. …1694‘The liberal lover' possibly in an edition of WG r…
10  January  1813Lloyd, çala Lloyd, DavidState-worthies, or, The states-men and favourites of England since the reformation, th…1670Probably: WG's History of the Commonwealth cites:L…
15  January  1813Salmacis, F Bt, p. 14 Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)Salmacis and Hermaphroditus: Salmacida spolia sine sanguine et sudore.1602Beaumont, Francis (translator)
16  January  1813Hacket, p. 6 Hacket, John, Bishop of Litchfield and CoventryScrinia reserata. A memorial offer'd to the great deservings of J. Williams, D.D. who …1693
17  January  1813Remedy of Love, F Bt Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)Poems. By Francis Beaumont, Gent. Viz. The hermaphrodite. The remedy of love. Elegies.…1653Beaumont, Francis (translator) (Includes a reprint…
21  January  1813Aleyn, p. 112 Unable to identify.
5  February  1813Gul's Horn-Book, p. 130 Dekker, ThomasThe Guls Horne-book.1609
6  February  1813M Antoninus, pp. 36<6> Antoninus, Marcus AureliusThe meditations.c. 171-174 A.D.
6  February  1813Dekker, p. 178, fin. Guls Horne-book1813-02See -05. WG probably continues .
10  February  1813Satyr on Hypocrites, pp. 24 Phillips, JohnA satyr against hypocrites.1655
25  February  1813Royalists, çala Unable to identify.
7  March  1813Saunderson, çala Walton, IsaacThe life of Dr. Robert Sanderson1670Possibly: in The lives of Dr. John Donne etc. OR S…
8  March  1813Love & Eloquence, çala Phillips, EdwardThe mysteries of love and eloquence, or, the arts of wooing and complementing; as they…1658
16  March  1813Trial of Vane England and Wales. Court of King's BenchThe tryal of Sir Henry Vane, Kt., at the Kings Bench, Westminster June the 2d, and 6th…1662
16  March  1813State Trials Cobbett, William, M.P.A complete collection of state trials and proceedings for high treason and other crime…1640-1661Volumes IV-V ( )WG's History of the Commonwealth c…
16  March  1813Parl. History Cobbett, WilliamCobbett's Parliamentary history of England. From the Norman Conquest, in 1066, to the …1812WG's biography of Chaucer cites:Parliamentary Hist…
24  March  1813Athenae Oxonienses, 1721 Wood, Anthony àAthenae oxonienses. An exact history of all the writers and bishops who have had their…1721See 1802-01-11 for the 1691 edition.WG cites the f…
29  March  1813Maronides, çala. Phillips, JohnMaronides; Virgil travestie. Being a new paraphrase upon the fifth book of Virgills Ae…1813-03WG reads at the British Museum on -29: 1672 WG's s…
31  March  1813Montelion Phillips, JohnMontelion, 1660, or The prophetial almanack. Being a true and exact accompt of all the…1660OR Phillips, John An introduction to astrology, af…
31  March  1813Lawes Lawes, HenryMask presented at Ludlow Castle [with Lawes' songs].1813-03WG reads at the British Museum on -31: Milton, Joh…
31  March  1813Hawkins Hawkins, Sir ThomasOdes of Horace the best of lyrick poets. Contayning much morallity, and sweetnesse. Se…1625Possibly: Sir Thomas Hawkins also translated works…
7  April  1813W Smith's Narrative, &c. Smith, WilliamOf the celebration of the King's Coronation-Day, in the famous city of Bathe. A true n…1661. printed April 29, Conjecture based on WG's readi…
7  April  1813Hume [çala] History of England1800-11Unable to make positive identification. WG may be …
7  April  1813W Scott, çala Scott, WalterA collection of scarce and valuable tracts. On the most interesting and intertaining s…1809WG may be reading any one of several works by Sir …
8  April  1813Museum; North, Examen, &c North, RogerExamen; or, an inquiry into the credit and veracity of a pretended Complete history; s…1710
11  April  1813Trials of Coleman, Whitebread, &c. England and Wales. Court of King's BenchThe tryal of Edward Coleman, Gent: for conspiring the death of the King and the subver…1678AND England and Wales. Court of Oyer and Terminer …
13  April  1813State Tracts No AuthorState tracts. Being a collection of several treatises relating to the government.1689WG couples ‘State Tracts' with ‘Lackington' in 181…
15  April  1813Somers's Trcts Somers, John Somers, BaronA collection of scarce and valuable tracts, on the most interesting and entertaining s…1748AND/ORWalter Scott's second edition of this title.…
15  April  1813L'Estrange, Hist. of the Times, çala L'Estrange, Sir RogerA brief history of the times, etc. in a preface to the third volume of Observators.1687-88Item 2012 lists H. L'Estrange. Same?
17  April  1813J P, Vindication of Oates Phillips, JohnDr Oates's narrative of the popish plot, vindicated; in answer to a scurrilous and tre…1680
22  April  1813Gray Gray, AnchitellDebates in the House of Commons, from the year 1667 to the year 1694, …1763WG reads Gray at the Surrey Institution. Conjectur…
22  April  1813Chandler Unable to identify with certainty.WG reads Chandler at the Surrey Institution. Possi…
22  April  1813Oldmixon Oldmixon, JohnThe history of England, during the reign of the royal house of Stuart1730WG reads Oldmixon at the Surrey Institution. Conje…
22  April  1813Kennet Kennet, WhiteA register and chronicle ecclesiastical and civil … on the true history of England fro…1728OR Kennet, White A complete history of England. Wi…
24  April  1813College's Trial, çala England and Wales. Court of Common PleasThe arraignment, tryal and condemnation of Stephen Colledge for high-treason, in consp…1681
26  April  1813Journals Great Britain. Parliament. House of CommonsJournals of the House of Commons…. [ 1547-1778].1742-1779Possibly: OR Great Britain. Parliament. House of C…
29  April  1813Eachard, Contempt of the Clergy, pp. 160 Eachard, John (published anonymously)The grounds and occasions of the contempt of the clergy and religion enquired into. In…1670WG's sale catalog lists:Eachard's Grounds and Occa…
29  April  1813Speculum Crape-Gownorum, pp. 34 Phillips, JohnOf all the factions in the town …1660(Alternative, or included, title: Speculum crape-g…
30  April  1813Popish Successor, Part II Phillips, JohnThe character of a popish successor, and what England may expect from such a one. Part…1681
12  May  1813Mercuries The present state of Europe; or, The historical and political mercury1690. [Monthly journal] -OR Mercurius politicus. Compr…
19  May  1813Mercuries & Romances 1813-05See -12 for ‘Mercuries.'Unable to identify ‘Romanc…
21  May  1813Plutarch, Morals 1810-06See WG's diary entry for Plutarch's Morals on -10 …
22  May  1813Struvius, &c 1813-05Unable to identify specific writer or title. The f…
23  May  1813Dunton Unable to identify.
24  May  1813Bayle Bayle, PierreAn historical and critical dictionary: By Monsieur Bayle. Translated into English, wit…1811-12Possibly the following item recorded earlier -08: …
24  May  1813Plutarch 1813-05See -21 annotation of Plutarch's Morals. Possibly …
24  May  1813Boyer Unable to identify.WG reads Boyer at the British M…
25  May  1813Plutarch 1813-05See -21 and 1813-05-24. Possibly WG reads still an…
25  May  1813Tacitus 1810-12See ‘Tacitus' -26 for a list of Tacitus' writings.…
26  May  1813Duellum Musicum, pp. 52 Locke, MatthewThe present practice of musick vindicated against the Exceptions and new way of attain…1673Phillips, John Playford, John
29  May  1813Fanshaw, Horace Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus)Selected parts of Horace, prince of lyricks, and of all Latin poets the fullest fraugh…1652Fanshaw, Sir Richard (translator) .
8  June  1813Aubrey, transcribe Aubrey, JohnLetters written by eminent persons in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; to whi…1813Possibly: Hearne, Thomas . (2 volumes) See 1813-06…
15  June  1813Sheldon, Compleat History Unable to identify.
22  June  1813Skinner Skinner, ThomasThe life of General Monk, from an original manuscript of T. Skinner … To which is adde…1812-07Possibly the following item first recorded in WG's…
1  July  1813Don Juan Lamberto Flatman, Thomas (sometimes attributed to)Don Juan Lamberto; or, A comical history of the late times. The first part. By Monteli…1661Phillips, John (sometimes attributed to) (Montelio…
6  July  1813Lilly Lilly, WilliamMerlini Anglici ephemeris astrological predictions for the year, 1659. By William Lill…1659Possibly: There are many other, mainly astrologica…
6  July  1813Ashmole Ashmole, EliasSol in ascendente; or, The glorious appearance of Charles the Second, upon the horizon…1660Possibly: There are several other, astrological wo…
6  July  1813Gadbury Gadbury, JohnPseudo-astrologus. Or, The spurious prognosticator unmasked. Being a short examen of t…1660Gadbury also published several other pieces critic…
6  July  1813Austin & his Wife, pp. 154 Austin, WilliamDevotionis Augustiniae flamma; or, Certaine devout, godly, and learned meditations wri…1635Austin, Anne
7  July  1813Lilly Merlini Anglici1813-07See -06. WG may be visiting the booksellers Lackin…
7  July  1813Mysterious Stranger, pp. 143 Lister [pseud.]Veronica; or, the mysterious stranger. A novel. In two volumes. By Lister…1798
9  July  1813Hutchinson on Witchcraft, çala Hutchinson, FrancisAn historical essay concerning witchcraft. With observations upon matters of fact tend…1718
10  July  1813Sidrophel Young, James, surgeon of PlymouthSidrophel vapulans; or, the quack-astrologer toss'd in a blanket. By the author of Med…1699
14  July  1813Baker's Chronicle, çala Baker, Sir RichardA chronicle of the kings of England from the time of the Romans governement, unto the …1811-05The following item possibly read earlier on -09: 1…
19  July  1813Flatman Flatman, ThomasPoems and songs by Thomas Flatman.1813-07See -01.OR 1674 WG's sale catalog lists the fourth…
25  July  1813Heath, çala Unable to identify.
26  July  1813Boscobel, pp. 93 Blount, ThomasBoscobel; or, The history of his sacred Majesties most miraculous preservation after t…1660Possibly: . .First edition has only 55 pages, but …
28  July  1813Du Bartas, Abraham Du Bartas, Guillaume de SallusteBartas his deuine weekes and workes. Translated and dedicated to the King's most excel…1605/16Possibly: Sylvester, Joshua (translator) 06OR a la…
29  July  1813Du Bartas, Pharoah 1813-07See -28.
30  July  1813Du Bartas, Job, cap. 10 1813-07See -28.
3  August  1813Du Bartas, Eden Du Bartas, Guillaume de SallusteBartas his deuine weekes and workes. Translated and dedicated to the King's most excel…1605/16Sylvester, Joshua (translator) 06
5  August  1813Du Bartas, Deceipt 1813-08See -03.
6  August  1813Du Bartas, 1/2 Furies 1813-08See -03.
6  August  1813Albion's England, çala Warner, WilliamAlbions England. Or Historicall map of the same island. Prosecuted from the livues, ac…1586.
8  August  1813Phaer, çala Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro)The thirteen bookes of Aeneidos, the first twelue being the worke of the diuine poet V…1596Possibly: Phayer, Thomas (translator) Twyne, Thoma…
9  August  1813Du Bartas, Handicrafts 1813-08See -03.
10  August  1813Du Bartas, Arke & Babiton 1813-08See -03.
11  August  1813Birch's Eliz, çala Birch, ThomasMemoirs of the reign of Queen Elizabeth, from the year 1581 til her death. In which the secret …1754
15  August  1813Juell, p. 37 Unable to identify.
15  August  1813Daniel on Devonshire Daniel, SamuelA funerall poem vppon the death of the late noble Earle of Devonshyre1606.
16  August  1813Du Bartas, Colonies 1813-08See -03.
18  August  1813Du Bartas, Columns 1813-08See -03
21  August  1813Du Bartas, 1/2 Vocation Du Bartas, Guillaume de SallustePosthumous Bartas. The 3rd day of his 2nd weeke, containing 1, the vocation; 2, the fa…1606Sylvester, Joshua (translator) In French: Du Barta…
26  August  1813Cooke, p. 90 1810-03Unable to identify with certainty.WG reads an item…
29  August  1813Seneca, Ad Helviam, c. 1-5 Seneca, Lucius AnnaeusConsolatio ad Helviam matremin his Moral Essays (or Dialogues) c. 41-59 A.D.
7  September  1813Northcote's Reynolds, çala Northcote, JamesMemoirs of Sir Joshua Reynolds. Comprising original anecdotes of many distinguished pe…1813
10  September  1813Seneca, Ad Marciam, c. 1, 2, 3 Seneca, Lucius AnnaeusConsolatio ad Marciamin his Moral Essays (or Dialogues) c. 41-59 A.D.
11  September  1813Seneca, De Injuria, c. 1-6 Seneca, Lucius AnnaeusAd Neronem Caesarem de ClementiaProbably: (To the Emperor Nero on Mercy) in his Mo…
26  September  1813Oceana, &c, çala Harrington, JamesThe common-wealth of Oceana1656.
27  September  1813Seneca, Ep. 1, 2, 3 Seneca, Lucius AnnaeusL. Annaei Senecae ad Lucilium epistulae. c. 64-65 A.D.
27  September  1813Philautus & Timothy, pp. 65 Eachard, JohnMr. Hobbs's state of nature considered; in a dialogue between Philautus and Timothy. T…1672
29  September  1813Hobbes, çala Hobbes, ThomasHumane nature: or, The fundamental elements of policie. Being a discoverie of the facu…1797-06Probably the following item first recorded on -07:…
2  October  1813Wild, çala Wild, RobertIter boreale. Attempting something upon the successful and matchless march of the Lord…1660. WG reads Iter Boreale on 1813-10-03.
3  October  1813Corinne, p. 110 Staël, Germaine deCorinne ou l'Italie, par Mme de Staël-Holstein.1807Probably: WG calls on de Stael on 1813-10-05.
8  October  1813Speak Parrot Skelton, JohnSpeke parrot1545in Here after foloweth certayne bokes, compyled by…
15  October  1813Skelton, agst the Scots A treatyse of the ScotsHere after foloweth certayne bokes, compyled by mayster Skelton, poet la…1545in . B.L. ?
17  October  1813What You Will Marston, JohnWhat you will1607. OR Marston, John Tragedies and comedies collecte…
17  October  1813Dutch Courtesan Marston, JohnThe Dutch courtezan1605. OR Marston, John Tragedies and comedies collecte…
18  October  1813Davideis, Book I & II Cowley, AbrahamPoems, viz. 1. Miscellanies. II. The mistress, or Love verses. III. Pindaresque odes, …1656Published separately in 1669.
24  October  1813Scaliger, de Causis, çala Scaliger, Julius CaesarIulii Caesaris Scaligeri De causis linguae Latinae libri tredecim1540.
24  October  1813Chapman 1805-06Probably Chapman's translation of Homer's Odyssey.…
25  October  1813Morgan Godwyn, çala Godwin, FrancisAnnales of England. Containing the reignes of Henri the Eighth. Edward the Sixt. Queen…1809-02WG could be reading one of the possible readings o…
29  October  1813Skelton, Colin Clout Skelton, JohnHere after foloweth a litel boke called Colyn Cloute compiled by mayster Skelton poete…1545?WG's sale catalog lists:Skelton's (Poet Laureate …
1  November  1813Why come Ye not to Court? Skelton, JohnHere after foloweth a lytell boke, whiche hath to name, why come ye nat to courte. Com…1545WG's sale catalog lists:Skelton's (Poet Laureate t…
3  November  1813Siege of Colchester, p. 88 Author unknownA diary of the siege of Colchester by the forces under the command of his Excellency t…1648. OR Author unknown A true relation of the siege o…
7  November  1813House of Cromwel, çala Noble, MarkMemoirs of several persons and families, who, by females are allied to, or descended f…1784WG's sale catalog lists:Noble's (Mark) Memoirs of …
19  November  1813Rienzi, p. 36 Unable to identify specific title.
26  November  1813Seneca Seneca, Lucius AnnaeusMoral Essays1813Unable to identify specific title. Possibly an ess…
26  November  1813Bacon, çala Bacon, FrancisFrancisci de Verulamio Summa Angliae cancelarii, instauratio magna.1620Possibly: (Part 2 is called the Novum organum.) WG…
26  November  1813Davies, Discoverie, p. 64 Davis, Sir JohnA discoverie of the true causes why Ireland was neuer subdued, nor brought under obedi…1612.
4  January  1814Drayton, Mortimer, st. 35 Drayton, MichaelThe barrons wars in the raigne of Edward the Second. With Englands heroicall epistles1603Probably: . The Barrons wars was published in 1596…
5  January  1814Barons' Wars, C. I. Drayton, MichaelThe barrons wars in the raigne of Edward the Second. With Englands heroicall epistles.1603
7  January  1814Mornay, çala Mornay, Philippe de, seigneur du Plessis-MarlyA worke concerning the trewnesse of the Christian religion, written in French: against…1587Sidney, Sir Philip (translator) Golding, Arthur (t…
12  January  1814Astrophel, çala Sidney, Sir PhilipSyr P.S., his Astrophel and Stella. Wherein the excellence of sweete poesie is conclud…1591Nash, Thomas
28  January  1814Patronage, p. 210 Edgeworth, MariaPatronage. In four volumes.1814
24  February  1814Golding, çala Mornay, Philippe de, seigneur du Plessis-MarlyA worke concerning the trewnesse of the Christian religion, written in French: against…1814-01Possibly the following work, recorded in WG's diar…
26  February  1814Plutarch, Life of Brutus Plutarch (Plutarchus)Parallel lives of Greeks and Romans.1612Date unknown; Plutarch died c. 120 A.D.WG's sale c…
27  February  1814Plutarch, Antony, p. 13 Plutarch (Plutarchus)Parallel lives of Greeks and Romans.1612Date unknown; Plutarch died c. 120 A.D.WG's sale c…
1  March  1814Cato, p. 7 Plutarch (Plutarchus)Parallel lives of Greeks and Romans.1612Date unknown; Plutarch died c. 120 A.D.WG's sale c…
26  March  1814Seven Champions, p. 37 Johnson, RichardThe most famous history of the seauen champions of Christendome: Saint George of Engla…1596Possibly: There are several pieces with this title…
13  April  1814Coeur de Lion, pts 1, 2, 3 Unable to identify.WG reads 10 parts total.
15  April  1814Wanderer, p. 120 Burney, FannyThe Wanderer; or, Female difficulties1814. (5 volumes)
17  April  1814Marston, çala Marston, JohnTragedies and comedies collected into one volume: viz. 1. Antonio and Mellida. 2. Anto…1633WG possibly reads from a collection of Marston's w…
24  April  1814Faustus, fin. Marlowe, ChristopherThe tragicall history of D. Faustus. As it hath bene acted by the right honorable the …1604Probably:
24  April  1814Lust's Dominion, acts 1, 2, 3 Marlowe, Christopher (attributed to)Lusts dominion; or, the lascivious queen. A tragedy. Written by Christofer Marloe, Gen…1657According to the Oxford DNB, this work is not corr…
30  April  1814Old K John, acts 1, 2, 3 Authors unknownSix old plays on which Shakespeare founded his Measure for measure, Comedy of errors, …1779Possibly: Plays selected by George Steevens; edite…
15  May  1814Calamities of Authors, p. 230 Disraeli, IsaacCalamities of authors, including some inquiries respecting their moral and literary ch…1812(2 volumes)
18  May  1814Varillas, De Croy, p. 56 Varillas, MonsieurLa pratique de l'education des princes, contenant l'histoire de Guillaume de Croy, sur…1684In English: Varillas, Monsieur The history of Will…
20  May  1814Carrizales, pp 55 Unable to identify.
21  May  1814Massinger, Preface Colman the elder, GeorgeCritical reflections on the old English dramatick writers; intended as a preface to Th…1761This title appeared in: Mason, John Monck (editor)…
22  May  1814Bondman, acts 1, 2, 3 Massinger, PhilipThe bond-man, an antient storie. As it hath been often acted with good allowance, at t…1624
23  May  1814Toland, Druids, p. 20 Toland, JohnA critical history of the Celtic religion and learning. Containing an account of the d…174-?
24  May  1814Roman Actor Massinger, PhilipThe Roman actor. A tragedie. As it hath diuers times beene, with good allowance acted,…1629
25  May  1814Very Woman Massinger, PhilipA very woman; or, The prince of Tarent. A tragi-comedy. As it hath been often acted at…1655Fletcher, John Ascribed in part to John Fletcher.
26  May  1814Bardouc, p. 60 Sarrazin, Adrien deBardouc, ou le Pâtre du Mont-Taurus. Traduit sur un manuscrit persan par Adrien de Sar…1814
30  May  1814Maid of Honour, acts 1 & 2 Massinger, PhilipThe maid of honour. As it hath beene often presented with good allowance at the Phoeni…1632
5  June  1814Bonaparte, çala Unable to identify.
6  June  1814Robinson Suisse, Vol. I Wyss, Johann DavidLe Robinson Suisse; or, Journal d'un père de famille naufragé avec ses enfans.1814Montolieu, Isabelle, Baronne de (translator) An ex…
12  June  1814Plutrch, Camillus, pp. 23 Plutarch (Plutarchus)Parallel lives of Greeks and Romans.1612Date unknown; Plutarch died c. 120 A.D.WG's sale c…
13  June  1814Cordila, 8 pp. Unable to identify.
17  June  1814Renegado, act 1 Massinger, PhilipThe renegado. A tragaecomedie. As it hath beene often acted by the Queenes Maiesties s…1630
17  June  1814Temple, Heroic Virtue, p. 36 Temple, Sir WilliamMiscellanea. The second part. In four essays. I. Upon ancient and modern learning. II.…1690
19  June  1814Plutarch, Coriolanus, p. 8 Plutarch (Plutarchus)Parallel lives of Greeks and Romans.1612Date unknown; Plutarch died c. 120 A.D.WG's sale c…
19  June  1814Temple, on Poetry, pp. 63 Temple, Sir WilliamMiscellanea. The second part. In four essays. I. Upon ancient and modern learning. II.…1690
20  June  1814Temple, on the Gout, pp. 48 Temple, Sir WilliamMiscellanea. The second part. In four essays. I. Upon ancient and modern learning. II.…1690
21  June  1814Temple on Learning, pp. 72 Temple, Sir WilliamMiscellanea. The second part. In four essays. I. Upon ancient and modern learning. II.…1690
27  June  1814Virgin Martyr, act 1 Massinger, PhilipThe virgin martyr. A tragedie. As it hath beene divers times publikely acted with grea…1631Dekker, Thomas
10  July  1814Ludolphus, çala Unable to identify.
17  July  1814R & N Authors, çala Unable to identify.
20  July  1814Digby's Letters, p. 37 Unable to identify.
23  July  1814Seneca, Thebais, act 1 Seneca (Lucius Annaeus Seneca)Oedipus1581Probably: . date unknown (Seneca was born c. 4 B.C…
24  July  1814Turberville Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)The heroycall epistles of the learned poet Publius Ovidius Naso, in Englishe verse. Se…1567Turberville, George (translator) . WG's sale catal…
24  July  1814Harington, çala Harrington, JamesThe Oceana of James Harrinton and his other works. To which is added Plato redivivus o…1737Neville, Henry WG reads ‘Harington' on 1814-07-24 …
30  July  1814Loor's Pilgrimage, act 1 Beaumont, FrancisLoves pilgrimage. A comedy.1711Fletcher, John Published in the following collecti…
31  July  1814Agamemnon, acts 1 & 2 Seneca (Lucius Annaeus Seneca)Agamemnon.1581Probably: date unknown (Seneca was born c. 4 B.C.,…
20  August  1814Fawn, act 1 Marston, JohnParasitaster; or, The fawne. As it hath bene diuers times presented at the Blacke Fria…1606; 1st edition also 1606.
20  August  1814Christian Morals Unable to identify.
21  August  1814Wiat, Epistles Wyatt, Sir ThomasThe poetical works of Sir Thomas Wyat, containing his sonnets, epistles, imitations, t…1793Possibly: OR recorded on 1814-09-17: Surrey, Henry…
6  September  1814Court of Spain, p. 32 Aulnoy, Marie-Catherine, comtesse d'Memoirs of the court of Spain. In two parts. Written by an ingenious French lady; done…1692Brown, Thomas (translator) In French: Aulnoy, Mari…
9  September  1814Languet, p. 22 Unable to identify.
13  September  1814Recluse, B. I, II Wordsworth, WilliamThe excursion. Being a portion of The recluse, a poem.1814
17  September  1814Surrey, çala Surrey, Henry Howard, Earl ofSonges and sonettes, written by the right honorable Lorde Henry Haward late Earle of S…1557Probably: Wyatt, Sir Thomas Grimald, Nicholas Also…
20  September  1814Shakespear, Ovid, p. 10 Shakespeare, WilliamPoems1640. Contains translations from Ovid, wrongly ascribe…
25  September  1814Ralph Robinson, çala More, Sir ThomasA fruteful and pleasaunt worke, of the beste state of a publyque weale, and of the new…1551Robinson, Ralph (translator) .
8  October  1814Spenser, çala Spenser, EdmundComplaints. Containing sundrie small poemes of the worlds vanitie.1591Possibly: Bellay Joachim du Includes the following…
9  October  1814Virgil's Gnat Spenser, EdmundComplaints. Containing sundrie small poemes of the worlds vanitie.1591‘Virgils gnat' in Includes the following: 1. The r…
9  October  1814Malone's Supplemt, 1780, çala Malone, Edmond (editor)Supplement to the edition of Shakspeare's plays published in 1778 by Samuel Johnson …1780Shakespeare, William
12  October  1814Tears of the Muses Spenser, EdmundComplaints. Containing sundrie small poemes of the worlds vanitie.1591‘The teares of the Muses' in Includes the followin…
15  October  1814Ruins of Rome Bellay Joachim duComplaints. Containing sundrie small poemes of the worlds vanitie.1591‘The ruines of Rome' in Includes the following: 1.…
16  October  1814Eldred More, HannahSir Eldred of the bower, and the Bleeding rock. Two legendary tales. By Miss Hannah Mo…1776OR Jackson, John Eldred; or, The British freeholde…
16  October  1814Churchyard, Shore's Wife Churchyard, ThomasThe tragedie of Shores wife. Much augmented, with divers new additions1593. Unable to locate first edition.
16  October  1814Wolsey Cavendish, GeorgeThe life of Cardinal Wolsey. To which is added Thomas Churchyard's Tragedy of Wolsey. …Churchyard, Thomas Morley, Henry (editor) 18--?Una…
25  October  1814Vertot, Bretons, p. 80 Vertot, René Aubert de Vertot, abbé deHistoire critique de l'establissement des Bretons dans les Gaules, & de leur dependenc…1720. (2 volumes)
26  October  1814Dennis, çala Dennis, JohnAn essay on the genius and writings of Shakespear. With some letters of criticism to T…1712Possibly: . Conjecture based on WG's readings in s…
29  October  1814Wilson, Rhetorike, çala Wilson, ThomasThe arte of rhetorike. For the vse of all soche as are studious of eloquence. Sette fo…1553WG's sale catalog lists:Wilson's (T.) Arte of Rhet…
30  October  1814Boiatuau, çala Unable to identify.
31  October  1814Brantome, Borgia, pp. <4> 20 Brantôme, Pierre de Bourdeille deMemoires de Messire Pierre du Bourdeille, Seigneur de Brantome … 1, Les vies des homme…1665Possibly: . AND/OR Brantôme, Pierre de Bourdeille …
1  November  1814Walsingham's Manual, p. 20 Refuge, Eustache duArcana aulica; or, Walsingham's manual of prudential maxims for the states-man and the…1652Walsingham, Sir Francis (attributed to) Walsingham…
7  November  1814New Inn, acts 1& 2 Jonson, BenThe neuu inne; or, The light heart. A comedy. As it was neuer acted, but most negligen…1631.
12  November  1814Otway, çala Otway, ThomasThe works of Mr. Thomas Otway. In one volume, containing these following tragedies and…1691Possibly WG reads Otway in a collection. The follo…
13  November  1814Rochester, Letters Rochester, John Wilmot, Earl ofFamiliar letters. Volume I. Written by the Right Honourable John late Earl of Rocheste…1697.
14  November  1814Shadwel Shadwell, ThomasThe works of Tho. Shadwell, … containing, in one volume … 1. Sullen lovers; 2. Humoris…1693Possibly WG reads from a collection of Shadwell's …
22  November  1814Sixfold Politician, p. 68 Unable to identify.
27  November  1814Post-nati, p. 18 Bacon, FrancisThree speeches of the Right Honorable Sir Francis Bacon knight, then his His Majesties…1641Possibly: .
29  November  1814Warner, Prose Æneis, p. 11 Warner, WilliamAlbions England. Or Historicall map of the same island. Prosecuted from the liues, act…1813-08Possibly the following work recorded in WG's diary…
29  November  1814Dennis Dennis, JohnPoems and letters upon several occasions1685Possibly one of the following collections of Denni…
6  December  1814Nash, çala 1814-12Unable to identify specific work.But see -08.
8  December  1814Gabr. Harvey Harvey, GabrielFovre letters, and certaine sonnets. Especially touching Robert Greene, and other part…1592Possibly: OR Lichfield, Richard (signed preface) H…
10  December  1814Harrington, Ariosto, st. 31 Ariosto, LodovicoOrlando fvrioso. In English heroical verse by Iohn Harinto[n].1591Harington, Sir John (translator)
10  December  1814Ritson, Bibl., çala Ritson, Joseph (published anonymously)Bibliographia poetica: a catalogue of Engleish1803-06Previously annotated, with other items, for -28: […
11  December  1814^ 2266.Bacon, Apophthegms Bacon, FrancisApophthegmes new and old. Collected by the Right Honourable, Francis Lo. Verulam, Visc…1626
15  December  1814Spenser Unable to identify specific work. WG reads at the …
18  December  1814Daniel, Cleopatra, act 1 Daniel, SamuelThe tragedie of Cleopatra.1594
25  December  1814L Brooke to a Lady, pp. 38 Unable to identify.
27  December  1814Spenser, Letters Spenser, EdmundThree proper, and wittie, familiar letters lately passed betweene two vniuersitie men,…1580Harvey, Gabriel
28  December  1814Spenser, Latinè Unable to identify.
29  December  1814Robert Cary, p. 52 Cary, Robert, BaronMemoirs of the life of Robert Cary, Baron of Leppington and Earl of Monmouth. Written …1759Possibly: Cork, John, Earl of (editor)
1  January  1815Plutarch, Coriolanus, p. 21, fin Plutarch (Plutarchus)Parallel lives of Greeks and Romans.1612Date unknown; Plutarch died c. 120 A.D.WG's sale c…
8  January  1815Sternhold, çala Sternhold [Sternall], ThomasCertayne psalmes chosen out of the psalter of David, and drawen into Englishe metre1549Possibly: . ?
27  January  1815Wilson on Usury, f. 17 Wilson, ThomasA discourse vppon vsurye. By way of dialogue and oracions, for the better varietye, an…1572. WG's sale catalog lists:Wilson's (Tho.) discours…
2  February  1815Abramulé, pp. 132 Le Noble, Eustache, Baron de Saint GeorgeAbra-Mulè; or, a true history of the dethronement of Mahomet IV. Written in French by …1696In French: Le Noble, Eustache, Baron de Saint Geor…
6  February  1815Bombie, acts 1 & 2 Lyly, John (published anonymously)Mother Bombie. As it was sundrie times plaied by the children of Powles.1594
14  February  18151/2 Old Fortunatus Dekker, ThomasThe pleasant comedie of old Fortunatus. As it was plaied before the Queenes Maiestie t…1600Published in a collection in 1814-1815: Dekker, Th…
19  February  1815Wonder of a Kingdom Dekker, ThomasThe wonder of a kingdome … Written by Thomas Dekker.1636Also attributed to John Day.Published in a collect…
19  February  1815Poole, Parnassus, çala Poole, JoshuaThe English Parnassus; or, A helpe to English poesie. Containing a collection of all r…1657
20  February  1815Cotgrave Cotgrave, RandleA dictionarie of the French and English tongues. (Containing also ‘Briefe directions f…1611Possibly: WG's sale catalog lists:Cotgrave's (Rand…
22  February  1815Bysshe Bysshe, Sir EdwardBibliotheca Bissaeana, sive Catalogus librorum in omni arte & lingua praestantissimoru…1679Possibly: Auction catalogsOR Bysshe, Edward The ar…
5  March  1815Hall's Chronicle, p. 12 Hall, EdwardThe union of the two noble and illustre families of Lancastre and Yorke, beyng long in…1803-09Possibly the following, previously annotated for -…
15  March  1815Life of Bathurst Warton, Thomashe life and literary remains of Ralph Bathurst, M.D., dean of Wells, and president of …1761T WG reads Life of Bathurst at the British Museum.
15  March  1815Oldmixon Oldmixon, JohnClarendon and Whitlock compared. To which is occasionally added, a comparison between …1804-07Unable to identify specific work. WG reads at the …
16  March  1815Speed's Atlas Speed, JohnSpeed's Atlas: the theatre of the empire of Great Britain, 1611-1612.1612?WG reads Speed's Atlas at the British Museum.
20  March  1815Framboisiere Unable to identify specific title. WG reads Frambo…
22  March  1815Malcolm Malcolm, James PellerLondinium redivivum; or, an antient history and modern description of London. Compiled…1802-1807Possibly: . (4 volumes) OR Malcolm, James Peller L…
26  February  1815Fortune-Tellers Phillips, JohnThe English fortune-tellers. Containing several necessary questions resolved by the ab…1693OR Drugger, Abel (Hardham, John) The fortune-telle…
27  March  1815Thealma, p. 36 Chalkhill, JohnThealma and Clearchus. A pastoral history, in smooth and easie verse. Written long sin…1683Walton, Isaac (editor)
29  March  1815Mercure Mercvre françois; ov, La svitte de l'histoire de nostre temps, sous le regne du tres c…1611-48Possibly: OR Le Mercure Anglois. 1648-1649
2  April  1815Winstanley Winstanley, WilliamEngland's worthies. Select lives of the most eminent persons from Constantine the Grea…1660OR Winstanley, William The lives of the most famou…
2  April  1815Baron, çala Unable to identify.
3  April  1815Tutchin Tutchin, John (attributed to)The Protestant martyrs; or, the bloody assizes; giving an account of the lives, tryals…1688Possibly the following or some other edition of Tu…
3  April  1815Prance Unable to identify.
5  April  1815Bradshaw John, Lord Bradshaw1659Possibly: (d. ), lawyer and regicide judge in tria…
6  April  1815Hollis Hollis, Thomas1754Probably: ‘From onwards he reprinted and distribut…
6  April  1815Bennet Bennett, RobertKing Charles's trial justified by Colonel Robert Bennett1649Possibly: . ORPapers in the British Museum and Red…
6  April  1815Echard Echard, LaurenceThe Roman history from the building of the city to the perfect settlement of the empir…1695Possibly: His most important works include ( ) and…
23  April  1815Brende, 2 Curtius, p. 50 Curcius (Quintus Curcius Rufus)The historie of Quintus Curcius, conteyning the actes of the greate Alexander translat…1553Brende, John (translator)
7  May  1815Funeral Sermon for Observator, pp. 28 Laud, WilliamArchbishop Laud's funeral sermon, preached by himself, from the scaffold on Tower-hill…1709Possibly: An earlier publication of the funeral se…
9  May  1815Nephew of Milton, pp. 12 Phillips, JohnThe vision of Mons. Chamillard concerning the battle of Ramilies and the miraculous re…1706Exact page match.
11  May  1815Bussy d'Ambois, acts 1, 2, 3 Chapman, George (published anonymously)Bussy d'Ambois, a tragedie. As it hath been often presented at Paules1607.
14  May  1815Lady Venetia Digby, &c Aubrey, JohnLetters written by eminent persons in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; to whi…1813Hearne, Thomas . (2 volumes) Lady Venetia Digby ( …
17  May  1815Baghaw, pp. 32 Bagshaw, EdwardA defence of The antidote against Mr. Baxter's palliated Cure of church-divisions wher…1671Probably: Possibly WG intends ‘Bagshaw.' If so, he…
18  May  1815Paper's Complaint Davies, JohnA scourge for paper-persecutors. Or Papers complaint, compil'd in ruthfull rimes, agai…1625Holland, Abraham
19  May  1815Headley, çala Headley, HenrySelect beauties of ancient English poetry. With remarks by Henry Headley …1787WG's sale catalog lists:Headley's (Henry) Select B…
20  May  1815Britains Ida, pp. 19 Spenser, EdmundThe poetical works of Edmund Spenser. In eight volumes. From the text of Mr. Upton etc…1787-1788Upton, John (editor) ‘Britain's Ida' in Bell's edi…
23  May  1815Petronius, çala Petronius (Titus Petronius Niger, formerly Gaius Petronius Arbiter)Satyricon. 1st century A.D.
28  May  1815Helicon Unable to identify.
4  June  1815Chisciotte, p. 12 Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel deL'Ingegnoso cittadino Don Chisciotte della Mancia, composto da Michel di Cervantes Saa…1622Franciosini, Lorenzo (translator) WG's sale catalo…
11  June  1815Biron, Conspiracy Unable to identify.
14  June  1815Biron, Tragedie, acts 1-4 Unable to identify.
18  June  1815Lamb, &c, cala Unable to identify.
23  June  1815Chabot Unable to identify.
1  July  1815Jackson, p. 100 Unable to identify.
25  June  1815Shakespear 1766Unable to identify specific work. WG's sale catalo…
25  June  1815Nash, çala Unable to identify.
9  July  1815Thracian Wonder, acts 1, 2, 3 Webster, JohnThe Thracian wonder. A comical history. As it hath been several times acted with great…1661Rowley, William
11  July  1815Rochester, çala Rochester, John Wilmot, Earl ofFamiliar letters. Volume I. Written by the Right Honourable John late Earl of Rocheste…1814-11Possibly the following item recorded in WG's diary…
11  July  1815Lais S***, M. deLes amours de Lais, histoire grecque. Par M. de S***.1765
13  July  1815Etherege Etherege, Sir GeorgeThe works of Sir George Etherege. Containing his plays and poems.1704Unable to identify specific work. Possibly WG read…
13  July  1815Wycherley, çala Wycherley, WilliamThe works of the ingenious Mr. William Wycherley, collected into one volume. containin…1713Unable to identify specific work. Possibly WG read…
18  July  1815Italian, çala Radcliffe, Ann WardThe Italian; or, The confessional of the black penitents.1797Possibly: OR Boaden, James The Italian monk, a pla…
22  July  1815Atalantis, Vol. II, p. 108 Delariviere Manley, MarySecret memoirs and manners of several persons of quality, of both sexes. From the new …1709
23  July  1815Malone, çala Malone, Edmond (editor)Supplement to the edition of Shakspeare's plays published in 1778 by Samuel Johnson …1814-10Unable to identify with certainty. WG most recentl…
28  July  1815Hammond's Letters, pp. 113 Hammond, RobertLetters between Col. Robert Hammond, governor of the Isle of Wight, and the Committee …1764Exact page match.WG's sale catalog lists:Hammond's…
2  August  1815Jer. Taylor, çala Taylor, JeremyThe rule and exercises of holy dying … Together, with prayers and acts of vertue to be…1800-03Possibly WG reads one or more items previously rec…
4  August  1815N Bacon & Brown, p. 58 Bacon, NicholasThe right of succession to the Crown of England, in the family of the Stuarts, exclusi…1723Possibly: Brown, Anthony Consists of ‘A Discourse …
6  August  1815F Spira, pp. 130 Spira, FrancescoA relation of the fearefull estate of Francis Spira, in the yeare 1548. [By N. Bacon.]…1638Bacon, Nathaniel
7  August  1815Anson, p. 210 Unable to identify.
11  August  1815Life of Betterton, pp. 36 Author unknownAn account of the life of that celebrated tragedian Mr. Thomas Betterton … intersperse…1749‘Chiefly taken from the “Biographia Britannica.”'E…
13  August  1815Playhouse to Let, acts 1, 2, 3 Author unknownThe stage-mutineers; or, A play-house to be lett. A tragi-comi-farcical-ballad opera, …1733OR Stayley, George The rival theatres; or, A play-…
15  August  1815Shaftesbury, Letters, pp. 58 Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl ofLetters from the Right Honourable the late Earl of Shaftesbury, to Robert Molesworth, …1721The introduction is signed: Z.Z., i.e. John Toland…
17  August  1815Lord Coke's Charge Coke, Sir EdwardThe Lord Coke his speech and charge. With a discouerie of the abuses and corruption of…1607. OR Coke, Sir Edward A charge delivered to the gr…
18  August  1815Dennis on Pope, pp. 92 Dennis, JohnRemarks on Mr. Pope's translation of Homer. With two letters concerning Windsor Forest…1717Exact page match.
18  August  1815Life of Oldfield, çala Author unknownAuthentick memoirs of the life of that celebrated actress Mrs. Ann Oldfield. Containin…1730OR Curll, Edmund Faithful memoirs of the life, amo…
19  August  1815Shaftesbury, Moralists, p. 78 Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl ofThe moralists, a philosophical rhapsody. Being a recital of certain conversations upon…1709Later collected into: Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley …
22  August  1815Duchess of Portsmouth, pp. 69 Author unknownA letter from the Dutch. of Portsmouth to Madame Gwyn, on her landing in France. [A sa…1682Possibly: OR Author unknown A pleasant dialogue be…
23  August  1815Queen Zarah, p. 60 Delariviere Manley, MaryThe secret history of Queen Zarah [i.e. Sarah Duchess of Marlborough,] and the Zarazia…1705
25  August  1815Burnet, Specimens, çala Burnett, GeorgeSpecimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of the sevent…1807
30  August  1815Raleigh, Remains, çala Raleigh, Sir WalterRemains of Sir Walter Raleigh, viz. Maxims of state. Advise to his son: his sons advic…1657
31  August  1815Historia Histrionica, pp. 35 Wright, JamesHistoria histrionica. An historical account of the English stage, shewing the ancient …1699
1  September  1815Machiavel, Prince, p. 60 Machiavelli, NiccoloIl principe.1513WG's sale catalog lists:Machiavel's Prince … 1640 …
1  September  1815Defence Unable to identify.
4  September  1815Child of Nature, p. 171 Helvétius, Claude AdrienThe child of nature, improved by chance. A philosophical novel. By Mr. Helvetius. 1774Probably: (2 volumes) Represented as being a trans…
10  September  18151/2 Man of Mode Etherege, GeorgeThe man of mode; or, Sr Fopling Flutter. A comedy. Acted at the Duke's Theatre. By Geo…1676
11  September  1815Love in a Tub, acts 1, 2 Etherege, GeorgeThe comical revenge; or, Love in a tub. Acted at His Highness the Duke of York's Theat…1664
13  September  18151/2 Courtly Nice Crowne, JohnSir Courtly Nice; or, It cannot be. A comedy. As it is acted by His Majesties servants…1685
14  September  1815Life of Fenelon, çala Ramsay, Andrew MichaelThe life of François de Salignac de la Motte Fenelon, Archbishop and Duke of Cambray.1723There are several biographies of Fenelon that WG m…
19  September  1815Sidney, A, Letters, pp. 176 Sidney, AlgernonDiscourses concerning government. With his letters, trial, apology, and some memoirs o…1763Republished in 1794.
22  September  1815Waverley, p. 200 Scott, WalterWaverley; or, 'Tis sixty years since. In three volumes.1814
23  September  1815Newcastle, p. 50 Unable to identify.
4  October  1815Sterline, Darius, act 1 Stirling, William Alexander, Earl ofThe tragedie of Darius1604in The monarchick tragedies. By William Alexander …
6  October  1815Funeral Sermons, çala Unable to identify.
12  October  1815Croesus, act 1 & 2 Stirling, William Alexander, Earl ofThe tragedie of Croesus1604in The monarchick tragedies. By William Alexander …
20  October  1815Valentinian Beaumont, FrancisA tragedy of Valentinian1647Fletcher, John in Comedies and tragedies, the firs…
22  October  1815Emma Longlands, pp. 12 Unable to identify.
23  October  1815Hart, &c Unable to identify.
12  November  1815Davenport, &c. Unable to identify.
14  November  1815Love's Cruelty, act 1, 2, 3 Shirley, JamesLoves crveltie. A tragedy. As it was presented by Her Majesties servants, at the priva…1640
5  December  1815Carnot, Exposé Carnot, Lazare Nicolas MargueriteExposé de la conduite politique de M. le Lieutenant-Général Carnot, depuis le 1er juil…1815
7  December  1815Sidney on Govt, p. 35 Sidney, AlgernonDiscourses concerning government. With his letters, trial, apology, and some memoirs o…1763Republished in 1794.WG's sale catalog lists:Sidney…
21  December  1815Davenant, Macbeth, 1674 D'Avenant, Sir WilliamMacbeth. A tragedy. With all the alterations, amendments, additions, and new songs. As…1674Shakespeare, William
22  December  1815Hoffman, act 1 & 2 Chettle, HenryThe tragedy of Hoffman; or, A revenge for a father. In five acts and in verse. By H. C…1631Possibly:
24  December  1815Kenney, Comedy Kenney, JamesMatrimony. A comedy in one act adapted from the French.1804?OR Kenney, James The world! A comedy. 1808 OR Ken…
24  December  1815Alphonsus, acts 1, 2, 3 Chapman, George (attributed to)The tragedy of Alphonsus, Emperour of Germany. As it hath been very often acted (with …1654Peele, George (attributed to) OR Greene, Robert Th…
25  December  1815E Fenning, p. 120 Fenning, ElizabethElizabeth Fenning's own narrative of circumstances which occurred in the family of Mr.…1815OR Fenning, Elizabeth Watkins, John The important …
7  January  1816Webbe, p. 16 Unable to identify.
14  January  1816Schlegel on Shakespear, çala Schlegel, August Wilhelm vonA course of lectures on dramatic art and literature1815Black, John (translator) . (2 volumes) In German: …
21  January  1816Jeronymo Kyd, Thomas (attributed to)The first part of jeronymo.1608?
23  January  1816Bulkeley's Voyage, çala Bulkeley, JohnA voyage to the South-seas in the year 1740-1. Containing a faithful narrative of the loss of …1743.
25  January  1816Life of Taylor, p. 60 Bonney, Henry KayeThe life of the right reverend father in God, Jeremy Taylor; chaplain in ordinary to K…1815WG's sale catalog lists:Life of Bp. Jeremy Taylor,…
1  February  1816Cockwood, acts 1 & 2 Unable to identify.
7  February  1816Demonology, p. 25 James I, King of EnglandDaemonologie, in forme of a dialogue, diuided into three bookes1597Probably: . WG continues to read King James on 181…
8  February  1816K James, p. 64 James I, King of EnglandThe workes of the most high and mightie prince, James by the grace of God, King of Gre…1816-02WG may be continuing to read James I's Daemonologi…
9  February  1816Museum, Wagstaffe Wagstaffe, ThomasA vindication of K. Charles the martyr; proving that His Majesty was the author of Eik…1691Possibly: . WG's History of the Commonwealth cites…
14  February  1816Cornelius, passim Unable to identify.
18  February  1816K James, Speeches, p. 24 James I, King of EnglandSpeeches (before Parliament and Star Chamber).Vari…
24  February  1816K James, Controversies, p. 24 James I, King of EnglandThe workes of the most high and mightie prince, James by the grace of God, King of Gre…1616Possibly one or more pieces in:
25  February  1816Satiromastix Dekker, ThomasSatiromastix; or, The untrussing of the humorous poet.1602WG may have read this item in the following collec…
1  March  1816Conference Unable to identify.
1  March  1816Fitzgerald, pp. 20 Unable to identify.
7  March  1816Trial, Ford lord Grey, pp. 94 Great Britain. Court of King's BenchThe trial of Ford Lord Grey of Werk, Robert Charnock, Anne Charnock, David Jones, Fran…1716
11  March  1816Hayward, Hen. IV, p. 52 Hayward, JohnThe first part of the life and raigne of Henry the IVth, extending to the end of the f…1599
14  March  1816Who wrote Cavendish, pp. 56 Hunter, JosephWho wrote Cavendish's Life of Wolsey?1814Exact page match.
17  March  1816Duke of Milan Massinger, PhilipThe dvke of Millaine. A tragedy. As it hath beene often acted by His Majesties servant…1638
27  March  1816Burnet Bishop Burnet's history of his own time1803-11Unable to identify specific title. For works previ…
30  March  1816Life of Dunois, p. 52 Aulnoy, Marie-Catherine Le Jumel de Barneville, comtesse d'The memoirs of the Countess of Dunois; author of the Lady's travels into Spain. Writte…1699Translator J.H.Sometimes author's name is given as…
31  March  1816Rochester, çala Corinna, or Humane frailty1808-05Unable to identify specific work. For works previo…
1  April  1816Museum, Dunois 1816-04Unable to identify.WG reads Dunois at the British …
3  April  1816Rivella, p. 70 1714Manley, Mary DelariviereThe adventures of Rivella;…
5  April  1816Francelia, çala Author unknownThe life, amours, and secret history of Francelia, late D---ss of P---h favourite mist…1734
6  April  1816D'Aunoy, Cour d'Angleterre, p. 34 Aulnoy, Marie-Catherine Le Jumel de Barneville, comtesse d'Mémoires de la cour d'Angleterre. By Madame d'Aulnoy.1695(2 volumes)
17  April  1816Ferriar, on Apparitions, pp. 139 Ferriar, JohnAn essay toward a theory of apparitions. By John Ferriar1813.
17  April  1816Parisina Byron, George Gordon, LordThe siege of Corinth. A poem. Parisina. A poem.1816
17  April  1816Knox v. Crosraguel, çala Kennedy, QuintinHeir followeth the copie of the ressoning which was betuix the Abbote of Crosraguell a…1563Boswell, Sir Alexander (editor) ; reprinted 1812
4  May  1816Guy Mannering, p. 60 Scott, WalterGuy Mannering; or, The astrologer. By the author of ‘Waverley.'1815
11  May  1816Antiquary, p. 66 Scott, WalterThe antiquary. By the author of ‘Waverley' and ‘Guy Mannering.'1816(3 volumes)
17  May  1816Lady of the Lake, p. 60 Scott, WalterThe lady of the lake. A poem. By Walter Scott, Esq.1810
22  May  1816Wieland, p. 170 Brockden Brown, CharlesWieland; or, The transformation. An American tale.1798
27  May  1816Clifford, çala 1816-08Unable to identify. But see WG diary for -24.
28  May  1816Montalván, by E P, p. 117 Pérez de Monalvan, JuanThe illustrous shepherdess. The imperious brother. Written originally in Spanish; now …1656A translation of books 5 and 3 of: Pérez de Montal…
29  May  1816Christabel Coleridge, Samuel TaylorChristabel; Kubla Khan, a vision; The pains of sleep.1816
1  June  1816Wilson, çala Wilson, ArthurThe history of Great Britain, being the life and reign of King James the First, relati…1653Probably: Conjecture based on WG's reading of work…
2  June  1816Corsair Byron, George Gordon, LordThe corsair, a tale.1814
3  June  1816Giaour Byron, George Gordon, LordThe giaour, a fragment of a Turkish tale.1813
3  June  1816Bride of Abydos Byron, George Gordon, LordThe bride of Abydos, a Turkish tale.1813
4  June  1816Edgar Huntley, Vol. I, II, & III, p. 153 Brockden Brown, CharlesEdgar Huntly; or, Memoirs of a sleep-walker. By the author of Arthur Mervyn, Wieland, …1799(3 volumes)
7  June  1816Charles I, çala 1740Unable to identify specific title.WG's sale catalo…
8  June  1816Constantine Palæologus, act 1 Baillie, JoannaMiscellaneous plays, by Joanna Baillie1804‘Constantine Paleologus' in . WG's sale catalog li…
9  June  1816Drayton, 1/2 Noah Drayton, MichaelThe Muses' Elizium, lately discovered, by a new way over Parnassus. The passages there…1630WG's sale catalog lists:Drayton's (M.) Poems, newl…
9  June  1816Princely Pelican, pp. 59 Author unknownThe princely pelican; royals resolves presented in sundry choice observations extracte…1649.
11  June  1816Lara Byron, George Gordon, LordLara. A tale.1814(published anonymously with Samuel Rogers's Jacque…
13  June  1816Ormond, p. 93 1816-06Probably the work WG reads by Charles Brockden Bro…
17  June  1816Adam Bell Heanley, JohnAdambel, Clym of the cloughe, and Wyllyam of Cloudesle1505Anderson, John Eustace . c.
23  June  1816Atheist's Tragedy, act 1, 2, 3 Tourneur, CyrilThe atheist's tragedie; or, The honest man's reuenge. As in diuers places it hath ofte…1611
23  June  1816Philip Stanley, Vol. I Brockden Brown, CharlesPhilip Stanley; or, The enthusiasm of love. A novel. By C.B. Brown1807. (2 volumes)
24  June  1816Ennui, çala Edgeworth, MariaCastle rackrent; Irish bulls; Ennui, a tale of fashionable life1800.
27  June  1816Wonders of Peake, p. 34 Cotton, CharlesThe Wonders of the Peake.1681
28  June  1816Jane Talbot, p. 70 Brockden Brown, CharlesJane Talbot. A novel.1801
29  June  1816Hurst Castle, &c. Vaughan, GeorgeA true and certaine relation of His Maiesties sad condition in Hurst-Castle, in Hampsh…1648Possibly a number of pieces related to Charles I's…
1  July  1816Mirabeau, p. 52 1792-02Unable to identify specific title. For works earli…
1  July  1816Manon L'Escaut, p. 60 Prévost d'Exiles, Antoine FrançoisMémoires et avantures d'un homme de qualité qui s'est retiré du monde.1731Volume 7 contains ‘Histoire du Chevalier des Grieu…
6  July  1816Byron, çala Byron, George Gordon, Lord1812-09Unable to identify specific titles. For works read…
18  July  1816Fox, Martyrs, çalls Fox, JohnEcclesiasticall history, contayning the actes and monumentes of thynges passed in ever…1570(2 volumes) In Latin: Fox, John Commentarii rerum …
21  July  1816Marston, Satires, p. 137 to 155 Marston, JohnMiscellaneous pieces of antient English poesie. Viz. The troublesome raigne of King Jo…1764The metamorphosis … satyres was first published in…
24  July  1816S P Sidney, çala Sidney, Sir Philip1800-09Unable to identify specific title. For works read …
26  July  1816Davies, çala Davies, ThomasSome account of the life and writings of Philip Massinger1779Possibly one of the following: . OR Davies, Sir Jo…
28  July  1816Byron Byron, George Gordon, Lord1812-09Unable to identify specific title. For works read …
28  July  1816Daniel Daniel, Samuel1810-09Unable to identify specifc title. For works read e…
28  July  1816Drayton Drayton, Michael1800-12Unable to identify specific title. For works read …
28  July  1816Pittscottie, çala Lindsay, RobertThe history of Scotland; from 21 February, 1436, to March, 1565. In which are containe…1728Freebairn, Robert (editor) .
31  July  1816Marston Marston, John1816-07Probably: Unable to identify specific title. WG is…
13  August  1816Robertson, Scotland, p. 107 to 138 Robertson, WilliamThe history of Scotland during the reigns of Queen Mary and of King James VI. till his…1759WG's sale catalog lists:Robertson's (W.) Hist. of …
8  August  1816D'Israeli, James I, çala Disraeli, IsaacAn inquiry into the literary and political character of James the First. By the author…1816
9  August  1816Morocco, acts 1 & 2 Settle, ElkanahThe empress of Morocco. A tragedy. With sculptures. As it is acted at the Duke's Theat…1673OR Settle, Elkanah The heir of Morocco, with the d…
9  August  1816Museum, Dugdale, O J Dugdale, Sir WilliamOrigines juridicales, or Historical memorials of the English law courts of justice, fo…1666. WG's History of the Commonwealth cites:Dugdale, …
20  August  1816Memoir of Cowper, pp. 120 Cowper, WilliamMemoir of the early life of William Cowper, Esq. Written by himself, and never before …1816Close to page match.
21  August  1816Holcroft, Memoirs, p. 110 Holcroft, ThomasMemoirs of the late Thomas Holcroft, written by himself, and continued to the time of …1816Hazlitt, William (editor)
24  August  1816Tixall Poetry, çala Clifford, ArthurTixall poetry; with notes and illustrations by A. Clifford.1813
3  September  1816Life of Raleigh, çala Cayley, junior, ArthurThe life of Sir Walter Ralegh, knt.1805
9  September  1816History of Whitehall, Pt 1 Jones, DavidThe secret history of White-Hall, from the restoration of Charles II. down to the abdi…1697
9  September  1816Glenarvon, p. 105 Lamb, Lady CarolineGlenarvon. A novel. By Lady Caroline Lamb.1816
21  September  1816Warner, Lymington, çala Warner, RichardA companion in a tour round Lymington. Comprehending a brief account of that place & i…1789CORRECT THE TRANSCRIPTION FOR 1816-10-04: ‘Armt' s…
7  October  1816Hayward, William I, p. 84 Hayward, JohnThe lives of the three Norman kings of England: William the Ist, William the IId, and …1613
15  October  1816Scarron, p. 24 Scarron, PaulThe comical romance; or, a facetious history of a company of stage players. Interwoven…1665In French: Scarron, Paul Le Roman comique. (2 volu…
17  October  1816Winchester, çala Milner, JohnThe history civil and ecclesiastical, and survey of the antiquities, of Winchester. By…1798-1801Possibly: (2 volumes) Conjecture based on WG's int…
18  October  1816Locrine, acts 1 & 2 Shakespeare, William (misattributed to)The lamentable tragedie of Locrine, the eldest sonne of King Brutus. Discoursing the w…1595Peele, George (attributed to) Greene, Robert (attr…
23  October  1816Greene's Philomela, pp. 68 Greene, RobertPhilomela; the Lady Fitzwalters nightingale. By Robert Greene.1592
24  October  1816Edgworth; Mimic Edgeworth, MariaThe bracelets, The little merchants, being the third volume of The parent's assistant,…1800
24  October  1816False Key Edgeworth, Maria (published anonymously)The parent's assistant, or, Stories for children. In two volumes.1796Part I. Containing, The little dog Trusty; or, The…
25  October  1816Edgworth; Little Merchants Edgeworth, MariaThe bracelets, The little merchants, being the third volume of The parent's assistant,…1800
27  October  1816Marlow, H & L Marlowe, ChristopherHero and Leander. Begun by Christopher Marloe; and finished by George Chapman.1598Chapman, George
27  October  1816Italian Lover. Jephson, RobertJulia; or, The Italian lover. A tragedy. As it is acted at the Theatre Royal, in Drury…1787
3  November  1816O'Donnel, Vol. I Morgan, Sydney Owenson, LadyO'Donnell. A national tale.1814(3 volumes)
9  November  1816Ida of Athens, p. <3>137 Morgan, Sydney Owenson, LadyWoman; or, Ida of Athens1809. (4 volumes)
24  November  1816Devil's Law-Case Webster, JohnThe devils law-case. Or, When women goe to law, the devill is full of businesse. A new…1623
2  December  1816Cavalier, çala Unable to identify.
6  December  1816Habington, Edw. IV, p. 44 Habington, WilliamThe historie of Edward the Fourth, king of England …1640WG's sale catalog lists:Habington's (W.) Historie …
8  December  1816Childe Harold, C. III Byron, George Gordon, LordChilde Harold's pilgrimage, canto the third. By Lord Byron.1816(The third canto was not actually published until …
12  December  1816Buck, Ric. III, p. 25 Buck, Sir GeorgeThe history of the life and reigne of Richard the Third. Composed in five bookes by Ge…1646
24  December  1816Holinshed, Macbeth Holinshed, RaphaelThe firste [laste] volume of the Chronicles of England, Scotlande, and Irelande. Conte…1577WG's sale catalog lists:Holinshed's (Raph.) Chroni…
26  December  1816Coleridge, Lay Sermon Coleridge, Samuel TaylorThe statesman's manual; or the Bible the best guide to political skill and foresight: …1816
9  January  1817Destruction of Troy, p. 40 Lefèvre, RaoulThe auncient historie, of the destruction of Troy. Conteining the founders and foundat…1596Caxton, William (translator) Fiston, William (edit…
11  January  1817My Landlord, p. 96 Scott, WalterTales of my landlord, collected and arranged by Jedediah Cleishbotham. In four volumes…1816
16  January  1817Sterline, Aurora, çala Stirling, William Alexander, earl ofAurora, containing the first fancies of the authors youth, William Alexander, of Menst…1604
20  February  1817Genii, çala Unable to identify.
24  February  1817Chapman, Cæsar, acts 1, 2, 3 Chapman, GeorgeThe warres of Pompey and Caesar. Out of whose euents is euicted this propositon. Only …1631
27  February  1817Wanderer, by C K Kemble, CharlesThe wanderer, or The rights of hospitality. A drama in three acts, as performed at the…1808Altered from Kotzebue's Eduard in Schottland.
7  March  1817Harris's Voyages Harris, JohnNavigantium atque itinerantium bibliotheca; or, a compleat collection of voyages and t…1705WG reads this item in the British Museum.
11  March  1817De Retz, çala Retz, Jean François Paul de Gondi, cardinal deMémoires du Cardinal de Retz contenant ce quis s'est passe de plus remarquable en Fran…1717Possibly: or 1718 In English: Retz, Jean François …
19  March  1817Melincourt, Vol. I Peacock, Thomas LoveMelincourt. By the author of Headlong Hall1817. (3 volumes)
30  March  1817Markland, çala Cicero, Marcus TulliusThe epistles of Marcus Tullius Cicero to Marcus Brutus, and of Brutus to Cicero. With …1743Possibly: Brutus, Marcus Junius Markland, Jeremiah…
31  March  1817Headlong Hall, pp. 217 Peacock, Thomas LoveHeadlong Hall1816.
9  April  1817Amadis, p. 96 Montalvo, Garci Ordonez (or Rodriguez) deAmadis of Gaul1508. (publication date of first known version by Mont…
12  April  1817Gildon, Two Stages, pp. 200 Gildon, CharlesA comparison between the two stages. With an examen of 1702The generous conqueror and some critical remarks o…
13  April  1817Farquhar on Comedy, pp. 27 Farquhar, GeorgeLove and business: in a collection of occasionary verse, and epistolary prose, not hit…1702
14  April  1817Hall, çala 1817-04Possibly the work by Hall that WG records on -16.
16  April  1817Hall, characters, çala Hall, JosephCharacters of vertves and vices. In two bookes.1608
26  April  1817Seneca, De Ira, c. 4 Seneca, Lucius AnnaeusL. Annaei Senecae Dialogorum. Ad Novatvum de Ira (To Novatus on Anger)1737. c. 31 A.D. – 41 A.D.WG's sale catalog lists:Sene…
27  April  1817Oracles of Reason, çala Blount, CharlesThe oracles of reason: consisting of 1. A vindication of Dr. Burnet's Archiologiae. 2.…1693Burnet, Thomas Gildon, Charles H.B. (translator of…
4  May  1817Ogilvie, çala Ogilvie, JohnBritannia, a national epic poem1801Possibly: . Conjecture based on WG's reading on Tr…
9  May  1817Spira, pp. 75 Spira, FrancescoA relation of the fearefull estate of Francis Spira, in the yeare 1548. [By N. Bacon.]…1815-08WG reads the following item on -06, when he record…
18  May  1817Haimatoff, p. 82 Hogg, Thomas JeffersonMemoirs of Prince Alexy Haimatoff. Translated from the original Latin MSS. … by John B…1813This item is a novel by Hogg.
21  May  1817Ferd. Jeronimi, çala Gascoigne, GeorgeThe pleasauntest workes of George Gascoigne Esquyre. Newlye compyled into one volume, …1587
22  May  1817Warton on Spenser, çala Spenser, EdmundObservations on the fairy queen of Spenser.1762Warton, Thomas WG could be reading the 1807 editio…
29  May  1817Hazlit, on Shakespear, çala Hazlitt, WilliamCharacters of Shakespeare's plays. By William Hazlitt.1817WG's sale catalog:Shakespeare's Plays, Character o…
2  June  1817Quarterly, çala Murray, John (publisher)The quarterly review.1809-
4  June  1817Edgworth, Dramas Edgeworth, MariaComick dramas, in three acts1817.
17  June  1817Manfred, L B Byron, George Gordon, LordManfred, a dramatic poem1817.
21  June  1817Blackwel on Homer, p. 70 Blackwell, ThomasAn enquiry into the life and writings of Homer1735. WG's sale catalog lists:Blackwell's (Tho.) Life …
22  June  1817Ludlow, p. 58 Ludlow, EdmundMemoirs of Edmund Ludlow, Esq: Lieutenant General of the Horse … and a Member of the P…1698-9Third volume issued in 1699.OR Ludlow, Edmund (asc…
24  June  1817Lalla Rookh, p. 49 Moore, ThomasLalla Rookh, an oriental romance1817. WG's sale catalog lists:Moore (Tho.) Lalla Rookh…
2  July  1817Lusiad, C. I Camões, Luîs deThe Lusiad; or, Portugals historicall poem. Written in the Portingall language by Lvis…1655Fanshawe, Richard (translator) OR Camões, Luîs de …
5  July  1817Harrington Edgeworth, MariaHarrington, a tale. And Ormond, a tale. In three volumes…1817
6  July  1817Ormond, p. 104 Edgeworth, MariaHarrington, a tale. And Ormond, a tale. In three volumes…1817
11  July  1817Romance of Real Life, Vol. I Smith, Charlotte TurnerThe romance of real life. By Charlotte Smith. In three volumes.1787
16  July  1817Coleridge, çala Coleridge, Samuel TaylorBiographia literaria; or Biographical sketches of my literary life and opinions. S. T.…1817AND/OR Coleridge, Samuel Taylor Sibylline leaves. …
30  July  1817Urania, p. 13 Pontanus, Jovianus (Giovanni Pontano)Opera Urania, sive De stellis libri quinque, Meteorum liber unus, De hortis hesperidum…1505Possibly: Conjecture based on WG's other readings …
2  August  1817Davila, çala Davila, Henrico CaterinoHistoria delle guerre civili di Francia, di Henrico-Caterino Davila, nella quale si co…1630.
4  August  1817Genlis, Zuma, &c, p. 93 Genlis, Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse deZuma, ou la Découverte du quinquina, suivi de la Belle Paule, de Zénéide, des Roseaux …1817
8  August  1817Liberal Lover, pp. 69 Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel deSelect Novels (The Spanish-English Lady. – The liberal lover – The force of blood. …1694‘The liberal lover' possibly in an edition of WG r…
10  August  1817Rachel, pp. 153 Author unknownRachel. A tale.1817Identification based on exact page match.
14  August  1817Zulpha Author unknownSuite des revolutions de Perse. Nouvelles de Perse ecrites de Zulpha le 28 aout 1727 …1727.
18  August  1817Smollet, Travels, Vol. I. Smollett, Tobias GeorgeTravels through France and Italy. Containing observations on character, customs, relig…1766(2 volumes)
21  August  1817Montorio, Vol. I Maturin, Charles Robert (under the pseudonym of Murphy, Dennis Jasper)Fatal revenge; or, The family of Montorio. A romance.1807(3 volumes)
22  August  1817Steel-Glass, pp. 37 Gascoigne, GeorgeThe steele glas. A satyre co[m]piled by George Gascoigne Esquire. Togither with The co…1576WG may have read this item in the following collec…
23  August  1817Philumene Gascoigne, GeorgeThe steele glas. A satyre co[m]piled by George Gascoigne Esquire. Togither with The co…1576WG may have read this item in the following collec…
29  August  1817Wild Irish Boy, p. 54 Maturin, Charles RobertThe wild Irish boy. In three volumes. By the author of Montorio1808.
4  September  1817B Museum; Menage Ménage, Gilles1613-1692Possibly: ( ), man of letters and philologist. Una…
5  September  1817Pasquier Pasquier, EtienneLes recherches de la France livre premier. Plus, un Pourparler du Prince1560. WG reads this item in the British Museum.
5  September  1817Du Cge Unable to identify.WG reads this item in the Briti…
5  September  1817Milesian, p. 50 Maturin, Charles RobertThe Milesian chief. A romance. By the author of Montorio, and The wild Irish boy.1812(4 volumes)
7  September  1817Three Embassies, p. 106 Miège, GuyA relation of three embassies from His Sacred Majestie Charles II to the great Duke of…1669In French: Miège, Guy La relation de trois ambassa…
23  September  1817Buccaneers, çala Burney, JamesA chronological history of the discoveries in the Southsea or Pacific Ocean1803-1817Probably: . Part 1 Commencing with an Account of t…
27  September  1817Gold, pp. 56 Unable to identify.
29  September  1817Museum, Lysons Lysons, DanielMagna Britannia, being a concise topographical account of the several counties of Grea…1808-09Possibly one of the two items by ‘Lysons' read on …
8  October  1817Du Bellay, çala Bellay, Joachim duL'Olive et quelques oeuvres poéticques. Le contenu de ce livre: Cinquante sonnetz à la…1814-10See WG's diary for -08, 1814-10-09, and 1814-10-15…
13  October  1817Frankenstein, Vol. I. Shelley, Mary WollstonecraftFrankenstein; or, The modern Prometheus1818. (3 volumes)
21  October  1817Moore, Epistles, çala Moore, ThomasEpistles, odes, and other poems, by Thomas Moore, …1806
27  October  1817Jonson, çala Jonson, BenThe workes of Benjamin Jonson: the second volume: containing these plays, viz. 1 Barth…1631Probably: Conjecture based on WG's reading of ‘Sta…
11  November  1817Sepulchres, pp. 116 Godwin, WilliamEssay on sepulchres; or, A proposal for erecting some memorial of the illustrious dead…1809Page match.
13  November  1817William Hacket, çala Cosin, RichardConspiracie for pretended Reformation, viz. Presbyteriall discipline: a treatise, disc…1592Probably: Conjecture based on WG's reading on 1817…
14  November  1817Zapolya, pp. 128 Coleridge, Samuel TaylorZapolya. A Christmas tale, in two parts. The prelude entitled ‘The usurper's fortun