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Blake, William Pynson 1769-1820

Overview
Works: 99 works in 199 publications in 1 language and 4,099 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  History  Sources  Scientific atlases  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Poetry  Portraits  Biography  Christian poetry  Drama 
Roles: Author, Bookseller, Printer
Classifications: BJ214.S4, 188
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Most widely held works by William Pynson Blake
Letters from a Stoic : Epistulae morales ad Lucilium by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( )

5 editions published between 1794 and 1800 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The power and wealth which Seneca the Younger (C.4 B.C.- A.D. 65) acquired as Nero's minister were in conflict with his Stoic beliefs. Nevertheless he was the outstanding figure of his age. The Stoic philosophy which Seneca professed in his writings, later supported by Marcus Aurelius, provided Rome with a passable bridge to Christianity. Seneca's major contribution to Stoicism was to spiritualize and humanize a system which could appear cold and unrealistic
A catalogue of books, for sale or circulation, by William P. Blake, at the Boston book-store, no. 59, Cornhill : Consisting of the most approved authors by William Pynson Blake( )

9 editions published in 1793 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the Pelew Islands, situated in the western part of the Pacific Ocean. Composed from the journals and communications of Captain Henry Wilson, and some of his officers, who, in August 1783, were there shipwrecked, in the Antelope by George Keate( )

4 editions published in 1796 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of the journey of the Antelope which was shipwrecked off the coast of the Palau Islands; the experiences of the crew on the Palau Islands; and their return to England with Prince Lee Boo, one of King Abba Thulle's sons; and of the death of Lee Boo from smallpox
An abridgment of Mr. Locke's Essay concerning human understanding by John Locke( )

3 editions published in 1794 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book offers an abridged adaption of John Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding, which was conceived to offer a slightly simplified and easier to understand version of the work for most readers
The anatomy of the human body by William Cheselden( )

3 editions published in 1795 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A view of the life, travels and philanthropic labours of the late John Howard, Esq., L.L.D.F.R.S. by John Aikin( )

3 editions published in 1794 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calvary; or, The death of Christ. A poem, in eight books by Richard Cumberland( )

3 editions published in 1796 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treatise concerning religious affections, in three parts ; Part I. Concerning the nature of the affections, and their importance in religion. Part II. Shewing what are no certain signs that religious affections are gracious, or that they are not. Part III. Shewing what are distinguishing signs of truly gracious and holy affections by Jonathan Edwards( )

3 editions published in 1794 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book, the author discusses religious affections. Split into three parts, the book explains the nature of the affections, and their importance in religion, holy affections, and grace." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
The American preceptor : being a new selection of lessons for reading and speaking : designed for schools by Caleb Bingham( )

3 editions published in 1798 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The principles of moral and political philosophy by William Paley( )

3 editions published in 1795 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic work by William Paley was one of the most popular books in England and America in the early nineteenth century. Its significance lies in the fact that it marks an important point at which eighteenth century "whiggism" began to be transformed into nineteenth century "liberalism." First published in 1785, Paley's Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy was originally based on his Cambridge lectures of 1766-1776. It was designed for instructional purposes and was almost immediately adopted as a required text for all undergraduates at Cambridge. The great popularity of Paley's Principles is perhaps due in part to the author's remarkable gift for clear exposition. Even today, this work is very readable and easily comprehended. But the popularity of the book also reflected the fact that Paley expressed some of the leading scientific, theological, and ethical ideas of his time and place. In this respect, Paley's great classic provides valuable insight into the Anglo-American mind of the early nineteenth century and helps us better understand the thinking processes and evolving concepts of liberty and virtue that were displacing the old "whiggism" of the preceding century. - Publisher
The spoil'd child : a farce, in two acts. As performed at the theatre in Boston by Prince Hoare( )

3 editions published in 1796 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elements of criticism : with the author's last corrections and additions by Henry Home Kames( )

4 editions published in 1796 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rudiments of Latin and English grammar by Alexander Adam( )

3 editions published in 1799 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addresses to young men. By James Fordyce, D.D. In two volumes. Vol. I[-II] by James Fordyce( )

3 editions published in 1795 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The children's friend. Translated from the French of M. Berquin. Vol. IV by Berquin( )

3 editions published in 1795 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Official letters to the Honourable American Congress : written during the war between the united colonies and Great Britain by George Washington( )

4 editions published between 1795 and 1796 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Blake, William P. 1769-1820

Blake, William P. (William Pynson), 1769-1820

Languages
English (76)