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J. BILLING, PRINTER AND STEREOTYPER, GUILDFORD, SURREY.

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NOTICE TO THE THIRD PART.

Among the additions to the present Part, Déroe has received considerable attention, and the list of his writings is at least more complete than any yet published, although still open to critical questioning. I take occasion to make especial allusion to this article, because it gives me an opportunity of replying to an attack, which, though insignificant in itself, assumes form by being admitted into an influential journal. I am accused of having dealt unfairly with the public, in announcing the Works of Defoe,' and then stopping short at seven volumes. To which I reply that I never announced, and never dreamt of publishing, the entire Works of Defoe, even were it possible to ascertain exactly what they are. I merely announced The Novels and Miscellaneous Works,' as the principal title will shew, and as had been done before in Lewis's edition ; and this announcement I have fulfilled. I have not only published all the Novels and several of the Miscellaneous Works, but have never even relinquished my intention of proceeding, although in the face of almost certain loss. My present list of Defoe's Works, constructed on a novel plan, will not only shew the extent and uncertainty of what is attributable to him, but also how many abortive attempts, for want of public encouragement, have from time to time been made to republish them. The fact is, that although Defoe ranks as a Classic, and is a household word with the English public, the only one of his works they currently buy is 'Robinson Crusoe ;' all the rest find but a slow and unrequiting sale. Collectors and literary men eagerly endeavour to complete their sets of Defoe, and, unable to obtain modern editions of a great proportion of his writings, buy up the rarer volumes at a large price ; but this class of buyers constitutes a very limited portion of the reading public, quite insufficient to support a popular form of publication. My seven volumes, published at 3s. 6d. each, comprehend in substance the whole twenty of the previous edition which was published at £5. If the public will afford sufli. cient encouragement, I will go on producing in the same ratio ; otherwise there is no mutuality of purpose. I permit myself further to observe, that every volume is complete in itself, and sells separately, so that a purchaser who gets · Moll Flanders and the History of the Devil' in one volume-hitherto a guinea’s-worth -for three and sixpence; or the Plague, the Fire of London, and the Storm' for a like sum, will not have much reason to complain, even should he never get all “the Fifteen Comforts of an honest Scotchman' on the same terms.

The labour bestowed on the present Part has been excessive, and yet might advantageously have been more. Every page, almost every article, has received corrections or additions.

To the discerning bibliographer it will be sufficient to point out the following: Dallaway, Daniell, Dante, Decker, Dibdin, Digby, D'Israeli, Domesday, Donovan, Drake, Drayton, Drolleries, Drummond, Dugdale, Dunton, Edgeworth, Epitaphs, Euclid, Eusebius, Euripides, Faber, Fielding, Fisher (Payne), Fox, Franklin, Freemasons, Fuller.

HENRY G. BOHN.

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Bibliographer's Manual.

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Cardinal Allen. Gordonstoun, 726*, 11. 1s. ligion. Lond.

Bright, 21. 9s.

D. H.-A godlie and fruitfull 1590. 8vo. Treatise of Faith and Workes.

From Maunsell's Wherein is confuted a certaine catalogue, p. 115. D. A. See

Opinion of Merit by Workes, which DUNCAN, An

an Aduersary to the Gospell of

Christ Jesu, held in the Conference, drew ; SIDNEY, Sir Philip.

had in the Tower of London. Lond. D. E.-A Catholick Apologie Gregory Seton. 1583. 16mo. against the Libels, Declarations, Dedicated To Ambrose Dudley, Earle Aduices and Consultations, made of Warwicke, Baron Lisle.' A, 4 leaves, written and published by those of B to Geight leaves each. the League, Perturbers of the Estate

D. H. (H. Dering). Ripensis.

Eboraci. of France. By E.D.L.I.C. Lond. Reliquiæ Eboracensis. for Edward Aggas, 8vo.

1743. 4to. Inglis, 271, 13s.

Pp. 95, with title and 'Ad Lectorem,

1 page. D. E.-A Vindication of the

D. H.-See DAWBENY, H. Historiographer of the University

D. J.-The civil warres of Great of Oxford. See Wood, Anthony å. Britain and Ireland, containing an

D. E.-A Tour through the Upper exact account of their original, proProvinces of Hindostan. 1823. 8vo. gress and happy end. Glasg. 1664. with a map, 9s.

4to. 21. 2s. D. G.-A briefe Discoverie of D. J.--The Vngodlinesse of the Dr. Allen's seditious Drifts, con- Hethnicke Goddes, or the Downfall triued in a Pamphlet written by of Diana of the Ephesians, by J. D. him concerning the Yeelding vp of an Exile for the Word, late a Mithe Towne of Deuenter (in Ouer- nister in London. M.DLIV. 16mo. rissel) vnto the King of Spain, by glish Poetry, 8vo. IV. 139.

See Warton's History of EnSir William Stanley. Lond. by John) Wolfe) for Francis Coldock, Brambles and Briars : or a Field

D. I.-A Hedgerow of Bushes, 1588. 4to.

Pp. 128, besides a prefatory epistle 'To full of Tares, Thissels and Time ; the Reader by G. D. This excellent tract of the Vanities and vain Delights of

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the World, &c. Now newly com- D. M.-See DRAYTON, Michael. piled by I. D. Lond. 1598. 4to. D. N.-Nic. DOLEMAN, i. e. Ro.

D. T.-Solomons Pest House bert PARSONS. Re-edified, prepared to preserve

D. N.-A Review of ten pvblike Londoners from the Plague, with Disputations or Conferences held A. Holland's Look-backe; a de- within the Compasse of foure Years, scription of the Prodigious Plague vnder K. Edward & Q. Mary. 1604. in 1615. A Poem. Lond. 1630. 4to. 8vo. Freeling, 1858.

(This forms the 2nd part of the 3rd vol D. J.—The Secrets of Angling. A copy is in the British Museum.

of Parson's three Conversions of England.] By I. D. Esquire. Lond. 1613.

D. R.--An exhortation to Eng12mo.

In the third edition of Walton's Angler land to join for Defense of true this author is mentioned under the name Religion and their native countrie. of Jo. Davors, but in the books at Sta- At the Star in Paternoster Row. tioners' Hall he is called John Dennys.Milner, in 1827, 61. 28, 6d., now in the Bod- 1568, 12mo. in verse. leian. Pickering (C wanting), 1l. 17s. No

Unique. Heber, pt. iv. 462, 21. 1s. others known. Second edition, augmented D. R.-The Mirrour of Mirth with many approved Experiments by W. and pleasant Conceits. 1583. 4to. Lauson. Lond. imprinted for R. Jackson, 1652, 12mo. Milner, 41. Bright, date cut

Another edition, 1592, 4to. off, 11. 10s. Pickering, 11, 1s. This edi- D. R.-See Dixon, Robert. Dation was reprinted in the British Biblio

VENPORT, Robert. grapher. 100 copies printed separately, 1811, 8vo. 4s.

D. S.-See DANIEL, Samuel. D. Sir I. Knight.—Reason's Aca- D. T.--A true Discourse of the demy: or, a new Post with sove-most happy Victories obtayned by reign Salve to cure the World's the French King against the Re. Madness ; expressing himself in bels and Enemies of his Majesty, several Essays and Witty Dis- &c. Lond. J. Woolfe and E. White's, Lond. 1620, 8vo.

1589. 4to. Written in prose; at the end is Reason's D. T.-Canaan's Calamitie, JeMoan, eleven stanzas. Query written by rusalem's Miserie and England's Sir John Davies ? - Another edition. Printed for John Mariot. Heber, pt. iv: Mirror. The dolefull Destruction 441, 61. See Censura Literaria.

of faire Jerusalem by Tytus, in the D. J.--The Knave in Grain new Yeare of Christes Incarnation 74. vampt, a witty Comedy, acted at Lond. Thomas Purfoot, 1598. 8vo. the Fortune many Dayes. Lond. The dedication of this poetical work to 1640. 4to.

M. Richard Kingsmill, Esquier, is signed Rhodes, 223, 8s Roxburghe, 4728, 6s. Decker. -1640, 4to. Nassau, pt. i. 1065, 5s.

T. D. quere Thomas Deloney or Thomas Boswell, 1981, 7s. 6d. D. J.-Short Meditations on,

D. T.-The Bloodie Banquet, a with a briefe Description of the Tragedie: by T. D. Lond. 1630. Life and Death of Oliver Cromwell. 4to.

Another edition. 1639, 4to. This play Written by J. D. Durnovariæ.

was, according to Langbaine, written by a (1660). 4to.

gentleman of the name of Thomas Barker. D. J.-Hell's high Court of Jus- D. T.--The excellent Woman tice; or, Tryall of the three politic described, by T. D. Lond. 1695. Ghosts. Lond. 1661. 4to. 6s. 8vo. 2 vols. A political drama.

Roxburghe, 1359, 6s. D.I.orJ.-See DICKENSON, John. D. T.-See DECKER, Thomas. Davis, Sir John. DAVIES, John, of DELONEY, Thomas. DURFEY, ThoHereford. DAVISON, John.

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