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The person who selected the works contained within a text. Usually applies to anthologies and collections.

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Person Title
Backhouse, William A guide to true peace, or, A method of attaining to inward and spiritual prayer. Compiled chiefly from the writings of Fenelon, Archbishop of Chambray, Lady Guion, and Michael de Molinos.
Barclay, Rachel Poems Intended to Promote Piety and Virtue in the Minds of Young People. Selected by Rachel Barclay. The Second Edition.
Bownas, Samuel An account of the captivity of Elizabeth Hanson, now or late of Kachecky; in New-England: who, with four of her children and servant-maid, was taken captive by the Indians, and carried into Canada. Setting forth The various remarkable Occurrences, sore Trials, and wonderful Deliverances which befel them after their Departure, to the Time of their Redemption. Taken in substance from her own mouth, by Samuel Bownas.
Bownas, Samuel An account of the captivity of Elizabeth Hanson, late of Kachecky in New-England: who, with four of her children, and servant-maid, was taken captive by the Indians, and carried into Canada. Setting forth The various remarkable Occurrences, sore Trials, and wonderful Deliverances which befel them after their Departure, to the Time of their Redemption. A new edition. Taken in substance from her own mouth, by Samuel Bownas.
Bownas, Samuel An account of the captivity of Elizabeth Hanson, late of Kacheky in New-England, Who, with four of her children and servant maid, was taken captive by the Indians, and carried into Canada. setting forth the various remarkable occurrences,-sore trials, and wonderful deliverances, which befel them after their departure to the time of their redemption. A new edition. Taken in substance from her own month. By Samuel Bownas. To which is added, the great audit; or, Good Steward. Being some necessary and important considerations, to be considered or by all sorts of people. Taken out of the writings of the late worthy and renowned Sir Matthew Hale. And therein his own experience of the inward and invisible guidance of the spirit of God.
Bownas, Samuel An account of the captivity of Elizabeth Hanson, late of Kachecky in New-England: who, with four of her children, and servant-maid, was taken captive by the Indians, and carried into Canada. Setting forth The various remarkable Occurrences, sore Trials, and wonderful Deliverances which befel them after their Departure, to the Time of their Redemption. A new edition. Taken in substance from her own mouth, by Samuel Bownas.
Bownas, Samuel An account of the captivity of Elizabeth Hanson, now or late of Kachecky, in New-England: who, with four of her children and servant-maid, was taken captive by the Indians, and carried into Canada. Setting forth the various remarkable occurrences, sore Trials, and wonderful Deliverances which befel them after their Departure, to the Time of their Redemption. Taken in substance from her own mouth, by Samuel Bownas. The second edition.
Brine, John Some account of the choice experience of Mrs. Anne Brine, as written by herself, and collected out of her letters.
Card, Samuel Catalogue of books: being, the library of Samuel Card, Esq; counsellor at law, deceased: consisting of above three thousand volumes of choice, scarce and valuable books, in most languages and faculties. To be sold by auction, by William Ross, at the coffee-house of the Right Honourable the House of Lords, on Monday, the seventeenth of November, 1755. The sale to begin every day at eleven o'clock in the forenoon. Catalogues to be had at the place of sale, price three-pence. N.B. The books are in fine condition, and most of them elegantly bound, and collated by Mr. Card.
Cibber, Colley English Comedy: A Collection of the Most Celebrated Dramas, Since the Commencement of the Reformation of the Stage by Sir Richard Steele and Colley Cibber.
Cuningham, H. A catalogue of books; being the collections of H. Cuningham, Esq; and a member of parliament, deceased. To be sold by auction, by William Ross, Dick's Coffee-House in Skinner-Row. On Monday the 18th of February, 1760. The sale to begin every evening at six o'clock. Catalogues to be had at the place of sale. The conditions of sale as usual.
Hill, Elizabeth The poetical monitor: consisting of pieces select and original, for the improvement of the young in virtue and piety, intended to succeed Dr. Watts' Divine and moral songs.
Hill, Elizabeth The poetical monitor: consisting of pieces select and original, for the improvement of the young in virtue and piety, intended to succeed Dr. Watts' Divine and moral songs. Published for the benefit of the Shakespear's Walk Female Charity School, St. George in the East. Fourth edition.
Hutton, Catherine The Tour of Africa. Containing a Concise Account of all the Countries in that Quarter of the Globe, Hitherto Visited by Europeans; with the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants. Selected from the Best Authors, and arranged by Catherine Hutton
Inchbald, Elizabeth A collection of farces and other afterpieces, which are acted at the Theatres-Royal, Drury-Lane, Covent-Garden, and Hay-Market. Printed under the authority of the managers from the prompt-book: selected by Mrs. Inchbald. In seven volumes.
Janson, James A guide to true peace, or, A method of attaining to inward and spiritual prayer. Compiled chiefly from the writings of Fenelon, Archbishop of Chambray, Lady Guion, and Michael de Molinos.
Kiernan, Harriet The Invalid's Hymn Book
Kiernan, Harriet The Invalid's Hymn Book
Kilham, Hannah Scripture selections on the attributes of the Divine Being; Christian redemption: the fruits of the Holy Spirit; Christian principles and precepts: death, and a future state. Designed chiefly for the instruction of young persons. Compiled by Hannah Kilham.
Lewis, John The church catechism explain'd, by way of question and answer. And confirmed by scripture proofs. Divided into five parts, and twelve sections. Wherein a brief and plain account is given of, I. The Christian Covenant. II. The Christian Faith. III. The Christian Obedience. IV. The Christian Prayer. V. The Christian Sacraments. Collected by John Lewis, minister of Margate in Kent. The sixteenth edition, corrected.
Lightbody Greg, Hannah The moralist; or a collection of maxims, observations, &c.
Lightbody Greg, Hannah A collection of maxims, observations, &c.
Lightbody Greg, Hannah The Monitor; or, A collection of precepts, observations, &c.
Moodie, Susanna The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave. Related by Herself. With a Supplement by the Editor. To which is added, The Narrative of Asa-Asa, A Captured African. Third Edition.
Morris, Mary The house-Keeper's pocket-book, and compleat family cook: containing about twelve hundred curious and uncommon receipts in Cookery, Pastry, Preserving, Pickling, Candying, Collaring, &c. With Plain and easy Instruction for Preparing and Dressing every Thing suitable for an Elegant Entertainment, from Two Dishes to Five or Ten, &c. and Directions for ranging them in their proper Order. Also a copious and useful Bill of Fare, of all Manner of Provisions in Season, for every Month in the Year; so that no Person need be at a Loss to provide an agreeable Variety, at a moderate Expence. Together with Directions for making all Sorts of Wine, Mead, Cyder, Shrub, &c. and Distilling Strong-Waters, &c. after the most approved Methods: For Brewing Ale and Small-Beer in a cleanly, frugal Manner: And for Managing and Breeding Poultry to Advantage. Likewise several useful Family Receipts for taking out Stains, preserving Furniture, cleaning Plate, taking Iron-Moulds out of Linen, &c. As also easy Tables, of sums ready cast up, from one farthing ot one pound, for the use of those not conversant in arithmetic: and tables shewing the interest of money from 3, 3 1/2, 4, and 5 per cent. from one day to a year. The whole is so contrived as to contain as much as any book of double the price; and the excellency of the receipts renders it the most useful book of the kind. By Mrs Sarah Harrison, of Devonshire. The eighth edition, revised and corrected, to which are now added several modern receipts, by very good judges of the separate articles, particularly to dress turtle, &c. Also, every one their own physician: a collection of the most approved receipts for the cure of most disorders incident to human bodies. Carefully compiled by Mary Morris.