Name History
Description

A composition, memoir, or anecdote, or record of a place, event, or individual. Works in this category are often derived from the genre designation on the title page.

Titles

Displaying 1–25 of 124

ID Title Author Firms (City) Date Edition
13707 A comparative view of the social life in England and France, From the Restoration of Charles the second, to the French Revolution. By the editor of Madame du Deffand's Letters. Unknown ,
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green (London)
1828
24920 A Compleat History of Bedfordshire. Containing, I. The Geographical Description of the Country in Alphabetical Order. 2. The Ecclesiastical History. 3. The Civil History. 4. The Natural History. 5. The Literary History. 6. The Antiquities. 7. A Map of the County. 8. A Table of the Names of all Towns and Villages, &c . with the Value of the Livings, the Patrons, Incumbents, and the Gentlemens Seats: Also a Scheme of all the Market-Towns, &c. their Distance from London, and from one another, &c. Unknown ,
Elizabeth and Richard Nutt (London)
1730
16279 A Concise Account of the London Society for Promoting Christianity Amongst the Jews. Adams , Hannah
1816
24965 A Conference Between His Excellency Jonathan Belcher Esq; Captain-General and Governour in Chief Of His Majesty's Province of Massachuset's-Bay in New-England: And the Chief Sachems of Several Indian Tribes, with other Chief Men of the Said Tribes, at Falmouth, in Casco-Bay in New-England, July 1732. Annoq; Regni Regis Georgii secundi, magnae Britanniae, &c. Sexto. Belcher , Jonathan
Noah Cholmondeley (Holborn)
1732
15606 A Connected History of The Life and Divine Mission of Jesus Christ, as recorded in The Narratives of the Four Evangelists: with Notes, selected from the short-hand papers Of the late Reverend Newcome Cappe. To which are added, Reflections arising from the several subjects of each section. By Catharine Cappe. Cappe , Catharine
Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme (London)
Wilson and Son (York)
1809
896 A Historical Relation of the Plague at Marseilles in the year 1720 Bertrand , Jean-Baptiste
Joseph Mawman [Poultry] (London)
1805
928 A History of the Fall of the Roman Empire. Comprising a view of the invasion and settlement of the barbarians de Sismondi , Jean-Charles-Léonard Simonde
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman (London)
1834
1023 A History of the Italian Republics. Being a view of the Origin Progress and Fall of Italian Freedom by J.C.L. De Sismodi. In One Volume. de Sismondi , Jean-Charles-Léonard Simonde
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green (London)
John Taylor (London)
1832
19051 A mirror for the female sex. Historical beauties for young ladies. Intended to lead the female mind to the love and practice of moral goodness. Designed principally for the use of ladies' schools. By Mrs. Pilkington. Pilkington , Mary
Oliver D. and I. Cooke (Hartford)
1799
2593 A narrative of the loss of the Catharine, Venus, and Piedmont transports, and the Thomas, Golden Grove, and Æolus merchant ships, near Weymouth, on Wednesday the 18th of November last. Drawn up from information taken on the spot, by Charlotte Smith, and published for the benefit of an unfortunate survivor from one of the wrecks, and her infant child. Smith , Charlotte Turner
1796
14901 A new history of England, by question and answer, extracted from the most celebrated English historians, particularly M. de Rapin Thoyras, ... By the author of the Roman history by question and answer. Lockman , John
James Buckland [57 Paternoster, 1767–89] (London)
John Rivington and Sons [or J. F. and C. Rivington] (London)
William Strahan (London)
Thomas Norton Longman III (London)
Bedwell Law [13 Ave Maria Lane, 1767-1790, 1794-1795] (London)
Elizabeth Newbery (London)
1784
12757 A New History of England, by Question and Answer, Extracted from the Most Celebrated English Historians, particularly M. Rapin de Thoyras, by the author of the Roman History by Question and Answer. The Twenty-Third Edition corrected, and brought down to the present time. Lockman , John
Thomas Cadell [London] (London)
Thomas Norton Longman III (London)
George, George, and John Robinson (London)
Charles Dilly (London)
Robert Baldwin I (London)
William Bent [55 Paternoster] (London)
William Richardson (London)
James Scatcherd (London)
Elizabeth Newbery (London)
Francis and Charles Rivington (London)
Bedwell Law and Son (London)
George and Thomas Wilkie (London)
William Lowndes [76 Fleet Street] (London)
William Goldsmith [Warwick] (London)
1794 23
13141 A New History of England, by Question and Answer, Extracted from the Most Celebrated English Historians, particularly M. Rapin de Thoyras, For the Instruction and Entertainment of our Youth of Both Sexes. By the author of the Roman History by Question and Answer. The Twenty-First Edition corrected, and brought down to the present time. Adorned with Thirty-two Copper-Plates, representing the most remarkable Occurrences, and the Heads of all the Kings and Queens. Lockman , John
John Rivington and Sons [or J. F. and C. Rivington] (London)
George Robinson [ii] (London)
Thomas Cadell [London] (London)
James Scatcherd and J. Whitaker (London)
Charles Dilly (London)
Robert Baldwin I (London)
Thomas Carnan (London)
Elizabeth Newbery (London)
Thomas Longman II (London)
William Goldsmith [Paternoster Row] (London)
George and Thomas Wilkie (London)
James Buckland [57 Paternoster, 1767–89] (London)
Alexander Strahan (London)
1787 21
15056 A new Roman history, from the foundation of Rome to the end of the common-wealth. Embellished with copper-plate cuts. Designed for the Use of Young Ladies and Gentlemen. Johnson , Richard
Elizabeth Newbery (London)
1784
6670 A review of the reigns of George I. & II. Dedicated, by permission, to the Countess of Marchmont. In two volumes. By a lady. Askew , Miss
1792
399 A Short History of Spain. By Maria Callcott. Graham , Maria
John Murray II [Albemarle] (London)
1828
24970 A short view of the conduct of the King of Sweden Unknown ,
Anne Dodd I (London)
1717
24834 A Short View of the Whole Scripture History: With a Continuation of the Jewish Affairs from the Old Testament, till the Time of Christ; and An Account of the chief Prophecies that relate to Him: Represented in a Way of Question and Answer. Illustrated with Various Remarks on the History and the Religion of the Patriarchs, Jews, and Christians, and on the Laws, Government, Sects, Customs, and Writings of the Jews; and adorned with Figures relating to their Camp, Tabernacle, and Worship. By I. Watts, D.D. The Eighteenth Edition. Watts , Isaac
Charles Dilly (London)
William, James and John Richardson (London)
Francis and Charles Rivington (London)
George Wilkie [St. Paul's Churchyard] (London)
Thomas Norton Longman III (London)
David Ogilvy and Son (London)
John Walker II [44 Paternoster Row, 1784-1814, 1818-1825] (London)
Ann Vernor and Thomas Hood [Poultry] (London)
Maria Pote and John Williams Junior (London)
Lee and Hurst (London)
Thomas Wiche (London)
1798 The Eighteenth Edition.
5195 A sketch of universal history, from the earliest times, to the year 1763; distinctly divided into ages and periods, For The Assistance Of The Memory. By a lady. Unknown , [Woman]
1786
16287 A summary history of New-England, from the first settlement at Plymouth, to the acceptance of the federal Constitution. Comprehending a general sketch of the American war. By Hannah Adams. Adams , Hannah
H. Mann and J.H. Adams (Massachusetts)
1799
16274 An Abridgement of the History of New-England, for the Use of Young Persons. By Hannah Adams. Adams , Hannah
1805
16275 An Abridgment of the History of New-England, for the Use of Young Persons. Now Introduced Into the Principal Schools in this Town. By Hannah Adams. Second Edition. Copy Right Secured. Adams , Hannah
Belcher and Armstrong (Boston)
1807 Second Edition.
16276 An Abridgment of the History of New-England, for the Use of Young Persons. Now Introduced Into the Principal Schools in this Town. By Hannah Adams. Second Edition. Copy Right Secured. Adams , Hannah
Samuel Etheridge and Bliss (Boston)
1807 Second Edition.
16277 An Abridgment of the History of New-England, for the Use of Young Persons. Now Introduced into the Principal Schools in this Town. By Hannah Adams. Second Edition. Copy Right Secured. Adams , Hannah
Belcher and Armstrong (Boston)
1807 Second Edition.
13407 An essay towards a general history of feudal property in Great Britain, under the following heads, I. History of the introduction of the feudal system into Great-Britain. II. History of Tenures. III. History of the alienation of land property. IV. History of entails. V. History of the laws of succession or descent. VI. History of the forms of conveyance. VII. History of jurisdictions, an the forms of procedure in courts. VIII. History of the constitution of parliament. By John Dalrymple, Esq, The fourth edition. Dalrymple , John
Sarah Cotter (later Stringer) [Skinner Row] (Dublin)
1759 4