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Laureatship.—Probationary Odes for the Laureatship.
These odes ' possess a large fund of wit and humour, and though abounding in personal raillery, are but little tinged with malignity.'— Dr. Drake. See Rolliad.
Laurence, And. A Discourse of the Preservation of the Sight, of melancholikc Diseases, of Rheumes and old Age, by M. Andreas Laurentius, translated by Richard Svrphlet. London, 1599. 4to,
Inglis, 790, 3s.
—Richard, Archbishop of Cashel. Tracts, theological and critical, published at various Periods. Oxford, 1819. 8vo. 2 vols. R 4s.
In the highest estimation.
An Attempt to illustrate those Articles of the Church of England which the Calvinists improperly consider Calvinistical, in eight Sermons. 1805. 8vo. 8s.
On Singularity and Excess in philological Speculations, a Sermon. Oxford, 1807.
A Dissertation on the Logos of St. John; comprehending the Substance of Sermons preached before the University of Oxford. Oxford, 1808. 8vo. 3s.
Critical Reflections upon some important Misrepresentations contained in the Unitarian Version of the New Testament. Oxford, 1811. 8vo. 5s.
Remarks upon the systematical Classification of MSS. adopted by Griesbach in his Edition of the Greek Testament. Oxford, 1814. 8vo. 5s.
The Doctrine of Baptismal Regeneration contrasted with the Tenets of Calvin. 1815. in. 5s.
The Doctrine of the Church of England upon the Efficacy of Baptism, vindicated (ram Misrepresentation. In two Parts. Oxford, 1818. 8vo. 10s. — 1816. 8vo.
Authentic Documents relative to the Pre•estinarian Controversy in the Time of Qoren Mary, published from a MS. in the Bodleian Library. Oxford, 1819. 8vo. Is.
Remarks on the critical Principles adopted by Writers who have at various Periods recommended a new Translation of the Bible. Oxford, 1820. 8vo. 5s.
Reply to Professor Samuel Lee's Strictures on the Remarks upon the critical Principles, fcc Oxford, 1821. 8vo. 3s. fid.
See Hampton Lectures. Enoch.
Laubencb see Lawrence.
Laurent, P. E. Recollections of a Classical Tour through various Parts of Greece, Turkey and Italy,
made in the Years 1818 and 1819. London, 1821. 4to.
Duke of York, 2910, 9s. Lauzun.—Memoires du Due de Lauzun. Londres, 1822.
A vile, immoral and indecent forgery, full of lies and calumnies. See Quarterly Review, xxvi. 405-9.
Laval, S. A. Compendious History of the Reformation in France, and of the reformed Churches in that Kingdom, from the first Begining of the Reformation, to the Repealing of the Edict of Nantes. London, 1737-41. 8vo. 7 vols. 11. lis. 6d.
Lavailee, Joseph. Histoire de I'Origine, des Progres et de la Decadence des diverses Factions qui ont agite la France depuis 1789jusqua l'Abdication de Napoleon. 8vo. 3 vols. ll. 7s.
Lavardin, Jacques de, Lord of Pressis Rourrot. The Historie of George Castriot, surnamed Scanderberg, King of Albanie. Newly translated out of French by Z. I. London, 1596. folio.
'Containing his famous actes, his noble deedes of armes, and memorable victories against the Turkes, for the faith of Christ.' Sir M. M. Sykes, pt i. 1201, 6s. Towneley, pt ii. 981, 8s. Reed, 2928, li 2s. Collation.—Dedication to Sir George Carey; to the reader; the preface of the author; an advertisement; a catalogue of authors; commendatory verses by Ed. Spenser, R. C. Gent, and C. C. Gent 498 pages, and an index.
Lavater, John Caspar. Essays on Physiognomy, designed to promote the Knowledge and Love of Mankind. • Translated from the French by Henry Hunter, D.D. London, 1789—98, royal 4to. 41 nos. in 5 vols.
A sumptuous edition executed by, and under the inspection of Thomas Holloway. Bindley, pt. iii. 153, russia. 10/. 10s. Duke of York, 2912,14/. Lloyd, 770, 151 North, pt ii. 661, russia, 16/. 16s. Roxburghe, 1975, russia, 17t Towneley, pt ii. 1101, morocco, 1SL 18s. FonthiU, 1709, 20/.
Essays on Physiognomy, translated into English, by Thomas Holcroft. London, 1793. royal 8vo. 3 vols. 3/. 3s. Illustrated by 360 engravings.
Essays on Pysiognomy, abridged from Mr. Holcroft's Translation. 12mo. 3s. Gd.
Aphorisms on Man, translated from the original MS. (by Henry Fuseli). London, 1788. 8vo. 3s. 6d.
Secret Journal of a Self-observer, translated by the Rev. Peter Will. London, 1795. crown 8vo. 2 vols. 10s.
Lavater, John Henry. Introduction to the Study of the Anatomy of the Human Body, for the Use of Painters, Sculptors and Artists in general. Translated from the German. 8vo. 12s
With 25 plates.
— Lewis. Of Ghosts and Spirites walking by Night and of strange Noyses, Crackes and sundry Forewarnynges, whiche commonly happen before the Death of Menne, great Slaughters and Alterations of Kyndomes. Translated into Englishe, by R. H. London, 1572. 4to.
Inglis, 908, with plates from a Latin edition, 19s. Reed, 2894, U 3s. Roxburghe, 1978, W. 7>. Suppl. 673, IL 12s. Sir M. M. Sykes, pt. ii. 236, 2/. — London, 1596. 4to. 18s.
The'Book of Ruth expounded in 28 Sermons, * translated by Ephraim Pagett, a Childe of eleuen Yeares of Age. London, 1586. 8vo. Inglis, 853, 4s. 6d.
Three Sermons on 2 Chron. 6; 26-31. Translated by Wm. Barlow, B.D. London, 1596. Svo. Inglis, 854, 3s.
Lavender, Theophilus. Travels of four Englishemen and a Preacher into Africa, Asia, Troy, Bythinia, Thracia, and to the Black Sea. London, 1612. 4to.
Nassau, pt. i. 2365, russia, 17s. — 1609. 4 to. Hibbert, 4567, 15s.
Lavenham.—Specimens of Gothic Ornaments selected from the Parish Church of Lavenham in Suffolk. London, 1796. 4to.
Forty plates, with engraved title and advertisement. Dent, pt. i. 1469, 16s. Nas
SUU. pt. 1177, 1/.I.ABOE rAPER. II. 5s.
Lavington, George, Bishop of Exeter. The Enthusiasm of Methodists and Papists compared. In three Parts. London, 1749,51, 2. 8vo. 10s.
A much esteemed work, written in a mix
ed sy tie of great severity and ridicule. Williams, 1076,1/.6s. —1754.Svo. 2vols. Cosset, 3082, 16s. — With Notes, Introduction and Appendix by Richard Polwhele. Loud. 1820. Svo. Drury, 2277, 5s. M.
The Nature and Use of a Type. Lond. 1724. Svo.
Lavoisjte, C. V. A genealogical, historical and chronological Atlas. By C. V. Lavoisne and C. Gros. London, 1807. folio.
Law, Edmund, Bp. of Carlisle. Considerations on the Theory of Religion: to which is prefixed a a Life of the Author, by the late W. Paley, D,D. A new Edition. By George Henry Law, D.D. Lord Bishop of Chester. London, 1820. 8vo. 12s.
A highly valuable work, which will be found of great advantage to those who are intended for, or beginning to engage in, the Christian ministry, large Paper. Williams, 1079, in pigskin, 11. — Cambridge, 1745. Svo. 4s. — With a Discourse, on the Life and Character of Christ, Cambridge, 1749. 8vo. 4s. — 1755. 8vo. —Cambridge, 1765. Svo. Bindley, pt. ii. 1136, 6s. 6d. — Cambridge, 1774, Svo. LARGE PAPER. Williams, 1078, morocco, IN. — Seventh Edition Carlisle, 1784. 8vo. Bindley, pt. ii. 1312, 5s. 6d.
— John, of Lauriston. A Sketch of the Life and Projects of John Law of Lauriston, Comptroller General of the Finances in France. London, 1791. 4to. 3s.
This sketch will likewise be found in Wood's State of the Parish of Cramond. A brief accoun t of the principal events in the life of Mr. Law, will be found in the' Private Life of Louis XV.' translated by Justamond. The works of this distinguished financier, usually known by the name of The Projector are still in estimation.
Proposals and Reasons for constituting a Council of trade in Scotland. Edinb. 1701. 8vo. — Glasg. 1751.12mo.
Money and Trade considered: With a Proposal for supplying the Nation with Money. Glasg. 1705.—1720. — Glasg. 1750. 5s. — Glasg. 1760. Reprinted in the thirteenth volume of the Somers Collection of Tracts.
— Rev. Robert. Memorials; or, the memorable Things that fell out within this Island of Britain, from 1638 to 1684. Edited from the MS. by C. L. Sharpe, Esq. Edinb. 1818. 4 to. 18s.
This work forms a collection of perhaps the best selected tales of witchcraft and murder which has been yet published.
— William, M. A. The whole Work*. London, 1762. 8vo. 9 vols.
Williams, 1977, 91 19s. 6<1. 'Law's precepts are rigid, but they are founded on the Gospel; his satire is sharp, but is drawn from the knowledge of human life; and many of his portraits are not unworthy the pen of La Bruyere.'—Gibbon.
A serious Call to a devout and holy Life.Svo. Si. The most popular of this pious divine's TOks, frequently reprinted. Dr. Johnson relates, he took up Law expecting to find it s very dull book, and with a view of ridiculiaejh; but he soon discovered that the sslW was an over-match for him, and saw his work, 'the finest hortatory theoi>?7 is any language.' Law and Lawyers.
Supoutiooes Terminorum Legum Anglonim,« Natura Brevium cum divcrsis Casinos, Regufis et Fundamentis Legum tam * Libris Magistri Littletoni quam de aliis Lepmi Libris coUectis et brevitcr compilatis pre luvinihus ralde necessariis. Impressum Mfti Julii A. D. M.v.c.xxvii. small lSmo. bit in I 4 to. shape. 103 leaves. A lawdiri.fury, with an alphabetical index, writtea ia old French, with some mixture of resin and English, probably the language introduced into our courts of law by the Normans. It appears to have been originally composed and printed by J. Rastell, though Lord Coke and others seem to think his son William was the author or translator of it.
The principal Lawes, Customes and St atutes of England. London 1540. 16mo.
- 1S42. 16mo.
Institutions or principal! Groundes of the Lawes and Statutes of England. London, B44. 16mo. — 1546. 16mo. — 1547. ltmo. —1551. lfiiuo. —1554. 16mo. Duke of Grafton, 125, Is. 6d. — 1555. Hmo. IngUs, 823, Is. — 1556. 12.no.
— 1570. 16mo.
Prindpia sive Maxima Legum Anglias. 1516. 16rao. See Wood's Allien. Oxon. by Dr. Bliss, L 121. Ames's Typog. Antiq. by Dr. Dibdin, iii. 580.
The Exposicions of the Termes of the Uwes of England, &c. London, 1563. "■a. —1567. lflmo. Nassau, pt. i. 1171, *• —1572. 16mo. —1579. —1592. 1«*». —1595. 16mo. 2s. 6d.
De Legibus Anglias municipalibus Liber. Load. 1583. Svo. folios 371. This appears to be Arthur Gregory's Hoot Book.
The Lawyer's Clarke trappan'd by the cnfty Whore of Canterbury. 4to. 1663. Hibbert, 4J70, G.
The Lawyers Clerk outwitted, or a Relation of the Life of Mary Manders, a Fidlers Daughter at Canterbury. 1663. 4to.
Lawyer's Advice to his Son. Lond. 1685. Svo. with an anonymous portrait of a lawyer,
ast. M. 1685, by R.White. Written by
Hildesley. See his Epitaph in Butler's Memoirs of Bishop Hildesley.
A Treatise enumerating the most illustrious Families in England, who have been raised to Honour and Wealth by the Profession of the Law. London, 1CS6. 12mo.
Lawyerus bootatus et spurratus, or the long Vacation, a Poem. 1691. 4to. Hibbert, 4571, 3s. White Knights, 2318, 13s.
Law French Dictionary, with the Law Latin Dictionary. London, 1718. 8vo. 5s. — 1701. 8vo. 3s.
Terms of the Law. London, 1721 or 1742. Svo. 6s. Best Edition.
Grounds and Rudiments of Law and Equity, alphabetically digested. By a Gentleman of the Middle Temple. Lond. 1749 or 1751. folio. 10s. A ' useful and valuable book.1—Bridgman.
Strictures upon the Lives and Characters of the most eminent Lawyers of the present Day: including, among other celebrated Names, those of the Lord Chancellor, and the twelve Judges. London, 1790. 8vo. 4s. A compilation of little authority or merit.
A Law Grammar; or, an Introduction to the Theory and Practice of English Jurisprudence. London, 1791. 8vo. 5s.
Collectanea Juridica. 1791-2. See Hargrave, Francis.
Legal Recreations, or popular Amusements in the Laws of England. By a Barrister at Law. London. Svo. 5 nos. in 1 vol. fis.
Law Journal by John Morgan and T. W. Williams. London, 1803. Svo. 2 vols.
The Law Journal by John Prince Smith. London, 1804—6. Svo. nos. 1 to 37. This work contains reports in K. B. and some cases in Chancery, with an account of law books, original communications, correspondence, &c. The reports form 3 vols, the essays and communications 3 vols, and the acts of parliament 3 vols.
Selections from the Laws of England, containing distinct and familiar Treatises upon such Heads and Divisions of the Law, as are of most general Use and Importance. Lond. 1808. Svo. 2 vols.
Advice on the Study and Practice of the Law, with Directions for the Choice of Books. Lond. 1810. Svo. 5s. Written by W.Wright, Esq.
Law Students' Guide. By a Member of Gray's Inn. London, 1827. 12mo. 5s.
Lawes, Henry. Ayres and Dialogues for one, two and three Voyces. In three Books. London, 1653. 55.58. folio.
Hibbert, 4778, morocco, 41 Milton, a great friend of Lawes, whom Wood stiles the prince of musical composers, is supposed to have contributed to this work. Each book has a portrait of Lawes by Faithorne.— First Book. 1653.—Second Book. 1655. Dedicated to the Lady Dcring.—Third Book. 1C58. Dedicated to Lord Colraine.
Choice Psalmes put into Musick for three Voices by Henry and William Lawes; divers Elegies upon the Death of W. Lawes, and nine Canons of three and foure Voices made by W. Lawes. London, 1648. 4to. The above music, divided into three portions, was composed for Sandy's version, and is dedicated to K. Charles I. by H. Lawes. Sotheby's in Feb. 1824, 8s. Bindley, pt. iii. 126, 13s. 6d. Bibl. Anglo-Poet. 426, 5/. 5s. —17—. This republication of Psalm Tunes was promoted by Mr. Mason, as a tribute of respect to Lawes' musical merit.
A Treasury of Musick, containing select Ayres and Dialogues to sing to the OrboLute or Basse-Viol, in 3 Books. London, 1669, folio. Hibbert, 4777, morocco, 2i IN.
Copious notices of H. & W. Lawes will be found in Hawkins' and Burney's Histories of Music, and in Todd's Edition of Milton's poetical Works.
Lawless, John. Compendium of the History of Ireland, from the earliest Periods to the Reign of George I. 8vo. 1/. 4s.
Lawrance see Lawrence. • Lawrence, French, LL. D.' Critical Remarks on detached Passages of the New Testament, particularly the Revelation of St. John. Oxford, 1810. 8vo. 6s.
— George. Peplum Olivarii; a Sermon on the Death of the Lord Protector Cromwell. London, 1658. 4to.
A copy is in the British Museum.
— Henry. A Treatise of our Communion and Warre with Angells. London, 1646. 4to. 6s.
Williams, 890, It Is. It is conjectured that Lawrence profited by Milton's discourse in the composition of this treatise, "\s it was on the subject of which that great poet was particularly fond. Milton addressed his 20th. sonnet to Lawrence, Large Paper. MU. — Amst. 1646. 4to. — 1652.4to. 6s.
A Vindication of the Scriptures and Christian Ordinances. London, 1649. 4to.
A Plea for the Use of Gospel Ordinances. London, 1652. 4to.
— John. The History and De
lineations of the Horse in all its Varieties, etc. London, 1809. 4to.
With 15 engravings by J. Scott.' Dowdeswell, 445, russia, It. 6s. Duke of York, 2913, 21 North, pt. ii. 662, morocco, 3/. Proofs. Published at (il. 10s.
Lawrence published several other works on cattle, and rural affairs.
— Richard. The Interest of Ireland in its Trade and Wealth stated. In two Parts. Dublin, 1682. 12mo. 5s.
The Interest of England in the Irish Plantation. London, 1655. 4to.
— Richard. An Inquiry into the Structure and animal Economy of the Horse. Birmingham, 1801. 4to.
With 18 plates. Brockett, 2003, 5s. — 1812. royal 8vo. with 17 plates. 15s.
— Thomas, M. A. Mercurius Centralis: or A Discourse of subterraneal Cockle, Muscle and Oyster Shells, found in digging a Well at Sir William Doylie's in Norfolk. London, 1664. 12mo.
Nassau, pt. i. 1882, 10s.
— William. Marriage by the moral Law of God vindicated, against all ceremonial Laws of Popes and Bishops. London, 1680. 4to.
Written upon a discontent arising from his wife (a red-hair'd buxom woman) whom he estcem'd dishonest to him. Prefixed is a curious frontispiece. Steevens, 132, 5s. Home Tooke, 402, N. 6d. Bindley, pt. ii. 2507, 13s.
The Right of Primogeniture, in Succession to the Kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland. London, 1681. 4to. Written in support of the Duke of Monmouth's claim to the succession. Hollis, 678, with Marriage vindicated, 1680, It 15s.
— William. Lectures on Physiology, Zoology and the natural History of Man. London, 1819. 8vo.
This edition was recalled by the author and suppressed. — 1823. 8vo. Hibbert, 4507, 16s.
Cursory Observations "upon the Lectures, &c. By one of the People called Christians. 1819.
Treatise on Ruptures. Fourth Edition enlarged. London, 1824. 8vo. 12s.
Treatise on Hernia. London, 1810. Svo. 10s. — 1807. 8vo. 5s. A French translation appeared at Paris, in 1818. 8vo.
An Introduction to comparative Anatomy
ud Physiology, being the two introductory Lectures delivered at the Royal College of Surgeons of London. Lond. 18 1 6 . 8 vo. lis.
— Miss. Collection of Roses. London, 1796-9. folio.
Ninety one beautifully coloured plates, fat not from accurate delineations. Sotheby's in 1S26, morocco, 1L ts. White Knights, S562, 12Z 15a. North, pt. ii. 1242, morocco, 18113s.
Lawrie, Alexander. The History of Free-masonry, with an Account of the Grand Lodge of Scotland, and an Appendix of original Papers. Edinb. 1804. 8vo. 7s. 6d.
— John, A. M. The History of the Scottish Wars, from the Battle of the Grampian Hills in the Year 85, to that of Culloden in the Year 1746, &c. Edinb. 1825. 12mo. 5s.
Best edition. — Edinb. 1783. 12mo. Bhuuey, pt. ii. 1340,4s. Gd.
Lawsojj, Edward. Chancery and Court-hand explained ; with an easy, rapid, and distinct Short-hand. 1813. 8vo. os.
— George. Exposition of the Epistle to the Hebrewes. London, 1C61 folio. 8s.
— George, D.D. Lectures on the Book of Ruth. 1 vol. on the Book of Esther. 1 vol. on the History of Joseph. 2 vols. An Exposition of the Book of Proverbs. 2 vols. Edinburgh, 1805, 9, 12, 21. 12mo. 6 vols.
Pious and sensible works, chiefly intended for the instruction of Christians in the ordinary walks of life.—Orme.
— John. History of Carolina. London, 1718. 4to. 6s.
A new Voyage to Carolina. London, 1709. 4to.
— John, D. D. Lectures concerning Oratory, delivered in Trinity College, Dublin. Dublin, 1760. 8vo.
Williams, 1080, 7s. Gd. 'This author "imti the particular attention of every young doFyman.'—KM.
— William. A new Orchard and Garden; with the Country Housewife's Garden for Herbs of •wnraonUse ; as also the Husbandry i
of Bees; now the sixth Time corrected and much enlarged. London, 1676. 4to. 6s.
Pp. 102. Dedicated to Sir Henry Belloses, Kt and Bart.
Lay Le Freine.
An ancient English metrical romance, a translation from the French of the Norman poetess Marie de France, printed in Weber's Collection. 'In point of language it has more merit than any poem of the very early period at which it was written, and does not suffer by a comparison with Mary's original.' See Ellis' Specimens, vol. iii.
Lay Monastery, The. London, 1714.
Nassau, pt. i. 1884, 6s. Reprinted 1727. This work, though never popular, contains some essays of no inconsiderable merit. It was originally published in single papers, by Sir Richard Blackmore and Mr. Hughes under the title of the Lay Monk, in 40 numbers (no. i. Nov. 16, 1713, the last Feb. 15, 1714) and intended as a sequel to the Spectators.
Laycock, William. The Proposal for raising a Fund for the Buying up of a Stock of scarce stitcht Bookes and Pamphlets, folio.
Pp. 4. A bibliographical curiosity exhibiting hints of such an assemblage of tracts as the Harleian library itself can hardly be supposed to have comprised. A copy is in the British Museum. The title is as follows. 'The Proposal of William Laycock, of the Inner Temple, London, Gent. Humbly recommended to all such Persons, who are generously inclined to encourage Arts and Learning, and in Order thereunto for raising a Fund for buying up of a Stock of scarce stitcht Bookes and Pamphlets; amongst which all bookish Men well know that there are to be found Abundance of excellent Tracts and Discourses, not treated of in larger Books.'
Layng, Peter. Pieces in Prose and Verse. Eton, 1748. 4to.
Bindley, pt. iii. 135, 5s. Hibbert, 4726, morocco, lis.
Lazarillo: or, the excellent History of Lazarillo de Tormes, the witty Spaniard, both parts. London, 1677. small 8vo. 6s.
'The first (part) translated (from the Spanish of Hurtado de Mendoza) by David Rowland, and the second gather'd out of the Chronicles of Toledo by Jean de Luna a Castilian, 8: done into English by the same author.' 'This little work may be thought by some of a low and trifling nature; but it is the first of a race of comic romances, which have added to the innocent