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Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)

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Works: 4,103 works in 5,062 publications in 3 languages and 83,997 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Poetry  Periodicals  Maps  Biography  Travel writing  Bibliography  Catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Collector
Classifications: CT95, 920.02
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Most widely held works by Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
Register of debates in Congress : comprising the leading debates and incidents of the ... session of the ... Congress by United States( )

in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Russia, from the foundation of the monarchy by Rurik, to the accession of Catharine the Second by William Tooke( )

2 editions published in 1800 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical and critical dictionary : selections by Pierre Bayle( Book )

3 editions published in 1720 in French and English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pierre Bayle was one of the most important sceptical thinkers of the seventeenth century. His work was a major influence on the development of the ideas of Voltaire, Hume, Montesquieu and Rousseau. Sally L. Jenkinson's new edition presents the reader with a coherent path through Bayle's monumental work. This is the first volume in English to select political writings from Bayle's work and to present its author as a specifically political thinker. Sally L. Jenkinson's translation will be welcomed by scholars and students of the history of ideas, political theory, cultural history and French studies."--Jacket
Philosophical essays on various subjects, viz., space, substance, body, spirit, the operations of the soul in union with the body ... with some remarks on Mr. Lockeʹs Essay on the human understanding. To which is subjoined a brief scheme of ontology, or the science of being in general, with its affections by Isaac Watts( )

2 editions published in 1742 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The subjects treated in the first essays, space, substance, body and spirit, have no inconsiderable influence in adjusting our ideas of God and Creatures, animate and inanimate beings. Body and spirit are the two only proper substances that we know of, and if their distinct essences can be limited and adjusted in clear ideas, it will be a happy clew to lead us into some further knowledge of the visible and invisible world, and will give us a more particular and distinct acquaintance with human nature, which is compounded of matter and mind. Also included are remarks on Mr. Locke's Essay on the Human Understanding and a brief scheme of ontology"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved)
Critische Dichtkunst by Johann Jakob Breitinger( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in German and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A view of Sir Isaac Newton's philosophy by Henry Pemberton( Book )

2 editions published in 1728 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the rise, progress, and establishment, of the independence of the United States of America : including an account of the late war : and of the thirteen colonies, from their origin to that period by William Gordon( Book )

2 editions published in 1788 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The following work is not confined to the contest between Great Britain and the United States of America, but includes all the other parts of the war which originated from that contest. ... The form of letters, instead of chapters, is not altogether imaginary, as the author, from his arrival in America in 1770, maintained a correspondence with gentlemen in London, Rotterdam and Paris, answering in general to the prefixed dates."--Preface
The history of the life of Gustavus Adolphus, king of Sweden : sirnamed the Great by Walter Harte( )

2 editions published in 1759 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of preserving health by John Armstrong( )

2 editions published in 1796 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels to discover the source of the Nile : in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773 : in five volumes by James Bruce( )

4 editions published in 1790 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 18th-century account describes a journey beginning at the Nile Delta and continuing to the headwaters of the Blue Nile
The history of the conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards by Antonio de Solís( Book )

2 editions published between 1724 and 1759 in French and English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parliamentary and political tracts by Robert Atkyns( )

3 editions published in 1741 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Library of Congress. Pre-1801 Imprint Collection

Pre-1800 Coll (Library of Congress)

Pre-1801 Coll (Library of Congress)

Pre-1801 Collection (Library of Congress)

Pre-1801 Imprint Collection

Pre-1801 Imprints Collection (Library of Congress)

Pre-1810 Coll (Library of Congress)

Languages
English (44)

French (3)

German (1)