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THE

BIBLIOGRAPHER'S MANUAL

OF

ENGLISH LITERATURE

CONTAINING

AN ACCOUNT OF BARE, CURIOUS, AND USEFUL BOOKS, PUBLISHED IN OR RELA-
TING TO GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND, FROM THE INVENTION OF PRINTING;
WITH BIBLIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL NOTICES, COLLATIONS OF THE RARER
ARTICLES, AND THE PRICES AT WHICH THEY HAVE BEEN SOLD.

BY

WILLIAM THOMAS LOWNDES.

NEW EDITION, REVISED, CORRECTED AND ENLARGED; WITH AN APPENDIX
RELATING TO THE BOOKS OF LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES.

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BELL & DALDY, 6, YORK STREET, COVENT GARDEN,

AND 186, FLEET STREET.

1865.

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Harvard College Library
Bowie Collection
Gift of

Mrs. E. D. Brandegee
Nov. 9, 1908.

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The critical History of the Religions and Customs of the Eastern Nations, translated from the French by A. Lovell. Lond. 1685, 8vo. 3s. 6d. A work displaying considerable learning and research.

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A Compendium of practical Musick.
Lond. 1667, 8vo. with portrait by Faith-

A critical History of the Text and Ver-orne, 5s. 1678, 8vo. with portrait by
sions of the New Testament. Translated Faithorne.-1706, 8vo. portrait. -1714,
from the French. Lond. 1689-92, 4to. 2 8vo. portrait. As far as it goes, this
vols. This, as well as that of the Old work has considerable merit for its clear-
Testament, is most wretchedly translated. ness and simplicity.'-C. Burney, Mus. D.
In Campbell's preliminary dissertations
to his New Translations of the Gospels
some considerable mistakes in Father
Simon's history are rectified.

SIMPSON, Christ. Chelys Minuri-
tionum: the Division Viol, or the
Art of playing extempore upon a
Ground. Lond. 1667, folio.

With portrait by Faithorne. Hibbert,
7567, 15s. Bindley, pt. iii. 827, 17s. Towne-
portrait by Faithorne.
ley, pt. ii. 1517, 17. 2s.-1659, folio, with

sick. Lond. 1655, 8vo.
The Art of setting or composing Mu-

- David, M.A. A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings, with a Memoir of D. Simpson by John Gaulter. Liverpool, 1812, 8vo, 6s.

The first edition of this valuable work appeared in 1802. It has since been fro

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