EIGHTEENTH CENTURY TRACTS -- A bound collection of tracts in ten volumes, including:
WRIGHT, Thomas (1711-86). A Calculation of the Eclipse of the Sun, July the 14th 1748. London: M. Senex, 1747. FIRST SEPARATE EDITION. RARE : ESTC records only 2 copies.
A Secret History of the Amours of Edward, the Black Prince and Alice, Countess of Salisbury. London: T. Parcell, 1732. FIRST EDITION. RARE: ESTC records only 3 copies.
The Case of the Planters of Tobacco in Virginia. To which is added, a vindication of the said representation. London: J. Roberts, 1733. FIRST EDITION.
The Conduct of the Allies and the Management of the War Impartially Examined. London: M. Cooper, 1744. FIRST EDITION.
[PRIOR, Thomas (?1682-1751)]. A List of the Absentees of Ireland and the Yearly Value of their Estates and Incomes Spent Abroad. Dublin and London: W. Bickerton, 1730. Sixth edition.
An Inquiry into the Propriety of Applying to Parliament, for the Repeal of the Corporation and Test-Acts. London: J. Roberts, 1732.
The Queen of Hungary's Manifesto. London: M. Cooper, 1744. FIRST EDITION.
MAN, Thomas. The Benefit of Procreation. Together with Some Few Hints Towards the Better Support of Whores and Bastards. London: T. Cooper, 1739. FIRST EDITION.
An Account of the Plot Laid by the French in 1730 for the Blowing up and Utterly Destroying the City of Luxembourg. London: J. Roberts, 1742. FIRST EDITION.
LANGLEY, Batty (1696-1751). A Survey of Westminster Bridge, As 'tis Now Sinking into Ruin. London: M. Cooper, 1748. FIRST EDITION.
All 8° (c. 190 x c. 120mm). Bound with 82 others on political, religious and miscellaneous subjects in 10 volumes. (Some markings in pencil, browning, spotting or soiling to some leaves, mostly the first and last leaves of some tracts, a few short tears or creases, one pamphlet lacking 8 leaves.) Two volumes in 18th-century calf, others in uniform later calf-backed marbled boards (joints cracked or split, extremities lightly worn). Provenance: John Clevland (c.1707-1763; booklabel in three volumes) -- by descent to the present owners.