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A godlie Sermon preached the xxj Day of June 1586, at Pensehurst in Kent, at the Burial of Sir Henrie Sidney, Knight, by Tho. White, Professor in Diuinitie. London, 1586. 16mo. C 4, in eights. A copy is in the British Museum.

Letters and Memorials of State, written and collected by Sir Henry Sidney, Phil. Sidney and others; published by Arthur Collins. London, 1746. fol. 2 vols. With portrait of Sir P. Sidney by G. Vertue, 1745. Dowdeswell, 304, 17. 11s. 6d. Hibbert, 2811, 27. 1s. Bindley, pt. iii. 813, 27. 3s. Heath, 4434, 31. 1s. LARGE PAPER.

SIDNEY, Sir Philip, Knt.

in Prose and Verse.


The Countess of Pembrokes Arcadia. London for W. Ponsonby, 1590. 4to. 'Imperfectly printed.' Reed, 2669, 37. 11s. A curious and copious account of this romance is given in Zouch's Life of Sir P. Sidney, and a good analysis of the story is in Dunlop's History of Fiction. It was severely censured by Horace Walpole, afterwards Earl of Orford. The romance has been translated into Italian, French, Dutch, and other languages.

The Countesse of Pembrokes ArcadiaLondon for W. Ponaugented and ended. sonby, 1593. fol. 243 leaves, dedicated to the Countesse of Pembroke' after which To the Reader.'

The Countess of Pembrokes Arcadia. London for W. Ponsonbie, 1598. fol. 10s. 6d. Bindley, pt. iii. 1660, 17. 16s.

The Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadianow the third Time published, with sundry new Additions of the same Author. Edinburgh by Robert Walde-graue, 1599. folio.

The Covntesse of Pembrokes Arcadia, written by Sir Philip Sidney Knight, now the fourth Time published, with some new Additions. London by H. L. for Simon Waterson, 1613. fol. pp. 576, not including title and dedication to his sister, signed Philip Sidney. This edition contains the Arcadia, five books, Sonets, the Defence of Poesie, Astrophel and Stella, and the May Lady. Garrick, 2418, 7s.

The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia. London, 1623. fol. Horne Tooke, 651, 17s. The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia. London, 1627 or 9. folio.

The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia. Written by Sir Philip Sidney Knight. Now

the eighth Time published, with some new Additions. With the Supplement of a Defect in the third Part of this History, by Sir W. Alexander Knight. Whereunto is now added a sixth Booke, by Richard) B(eling) of Lincolnes Inne, Esq. London, 1633. folio. pp. 624, also title and epistle dedicatory to the reader. Steevens, 1197, blue turkey, 31. 3s.

The Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia, written by Sir Philip Sidney Knight. Now the ninth Time published, with a twofold Supplement of a Defect in the third Book: the one by S W. A. Knight; the other by Mr. Ja. Johnstoun Scoto-Brit. dedicated to K. James, and now annexed to this work, for the Readers Benefit. Whereunto is also added a sixth Booke, By R. B. of Lincolnes Inne, Esq. London, 1638. folio.-Collation. Title, Dedication to the Countesse by Sir P. Sidney, to the Reader, (signed H. S.) 3 The Arcadia, 6 Books, pp. 1-519. leaves. Sonnets, 520-39. The Defence of Poesie, 540-66. Astrophel and Stella, 567-617. The Lady of May, 618-24. Supplement to the third Book of the Arcadia, with a Dedication to K. James VI. by Ja. Johnstoun, 10 leaves.

The Countess of Pembrokes Arcadia, &c. London, 1655. fol.

The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia, &c. London, 1662. fol.-Collation. Title, Dedicat. to the Countess, to the Reader, (signed H. S.) Life, Testimonies, &c. 16 leaves. The Arcadia &c. (same as in 9th Edition) p. 1-624, then a Supplement to the third book of Arcadia, with a Dedication to K. James VI. by Ja. Johnstoun; a Remedie for Love (a Poem) heretofore omitted in the printed Arcadia, and an alphabetical Table of the principal Stories in the Arcadia, 26 pp. In this volume are some things omitted in the 3 vols. of works, 1725.

The Countess of Pembrokes Arcadia, &c. London, 1674. fol. Roxburghe, 3333, 7s.

The Countess of Pembrokes Arcadia, modernized by Mrs. Stanley. Lond. 1725. fol.

The Works of Sir Philip Sidney Kt. in Prose and Verse. The fourteenth Edition. London, 1725. 8vo. 3 vols. Hibbert, 7409, 17. 3s. Bishop of Ely, 876, 11. 17s. Heath, Bibl. 1722, 27. 1s. Roscoe, 1340, 37. Anglo-Poet. 708, 31. 3s.

The Works, in Prose and Verse. Dublin, 1739. 12mo. 3 vols.

A Supplement of a Defect in the third Part of Sidney's Arcadia, by William Alexander Earl of Stirling. Dublin, 1621. fol.

A Continuation of Sir P. Sydney's Arcadia, written by Mris. A. W. London, 1651. 12mo. 3s. pp. 199, with title, dedication, the stationer to the reader and verses complimentary, 6 leaves. Lloyd, 1159, 4s. 6d.

Sixth Booke to Pembrokes Arcadia. Dublin, 1624. 4to. Bindley, pt. iii. 2241, 27. 3s.

Valour anatomyzed in a Fancy, by Sir Philip Sidney. 1581. In (Roberti) Cottoni Posthuma, 1651, pp. 321-8. It is by some attributed to Sir Thomas Overbury.

Syr P. S. his Astrophel and Stella, wherein the Excellence of sweete Poesie is concluded. To the end of which are added, sundry other rare Sonnets of diuers Noblemen and Gentlemen. London for Thomas Newman, 1591. 4to. Pp. 80, besides title, dedication to Ma. Frauncis Flower Esquire' and Somewhat to reade for them that list' by Tho. Nashe. This collection of 108 sonnets and 11 songs is annexed to the Arcadia 1593, and all subsequent editions, to which are likewise subjoined 'Sonets.' A copy is in the Collection of the Hon. T. Grenville.

Sir Philip Sydney's Defense of Poesy. Glasg. 1752. 12mo. 6s.

Sir Philip Sydney's Defence of Poetry; and Observations on Poetry and Eloquence, from the Discoveries of Ben Jonson. London, 1787. 8vo. Edited by Jos. Warton. Steevens, 1096, 4s. 6d. Bindley, pt. iii. 731, 3s. 6d. It is said to be very incorrectly printed.

Sir Philip Sidney's Defence of Poësy, reprinted by Lord Thurlow. Lond. 1810 or 11. 4to. Bindley, pt. iii. 1854, portrait inserted, 11s.

Almanzor and Almanzaida, a Novel. London, 1678. 12mo. This book coming out so late, it is to be enquired, whether Sir Philip Sidney's name is not set to it for sale-sake.'-Ant. à Wood.

Aphorisms of Sir Philip Sidney, with Remarks by Jane Porter. London, 1807. 12mo. 2 vols. 9s. Duke of York, 4758, 19s.

The miscellaneous Works of Sir Philip Sidney, Knt. with a Life of the Author and illustrative Notes by W. Gray, Esq. Oxford, 1829. sm. Svo. 12s. This volume is very carefully edited; it contains Sir P. Sidney's sonnets, masque, defence of poesy, and some letters now first published. LARGE PAPER in royal 8vo. 17. 4s.

Elogium D. Philippi Sidnei. 1582. See EICKIUS, Arn.

Sidney. 1586. See HARBERT, Sir Wil

liam, Knt.

Academiae Cantabrigiensis Lachrymæ, Tumulo nobilissimi Equitis, D. Philippi Sidnij sacratæ, per Alexandrum Nevillum. Londini ex Officina I. Windet impensis Thomæ Chardi, 1587. 4to. Bindley, pt. ii. 361, 31. 3s. A copy is in the British Mu


Exequiæ D. Phillippi Sidnaei, gratissimae Memoriae ac Nomini impensa. Oxonii, ex Officina typographica Josephi Barnesii.

1587. 4to. Dedicated D. Roberto Dudleio, Leicestria Comiti' &c. signed Guilielmus Gagerus- Ad vtramque academia Philippi

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A Poem on the Life and Death of Sir Philip Sydney. 4to. Licensed to Robert Waldegrave.

The Epitaph of Sir Philip Sidney, Knight. See CHURCHYARD, Thomas.

Sir Philip Sydney's Ourania. 1606. See BRETON, Nicholas.

The Life of Sir Philip Sidney. 1652. See BROOKE, Fulke Greville, Lord.

Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Sir Philip Sidney, by Thomas Zouch, D.D. York, 1808. 4to.

See Wood's Athen. Oxon. by Bliss, and Retrosp. Review, ii. 1—44, x. 43—59.

Sierra-Leone.-An Account of the Colony of Sierra Leone, from its first Establishment in 1793. London, 1795. 8vo. 3s.

Fonthill, 2843, 15s. SIEVWRIGHT, Norman, A. M. The Hebrew Text considered. Edinb. 1764. 8vo. 2s. 6d.

A sensibly written tract on the AntiMasoretic and Hutchinsonian principles.— Orme.

Principles, religious and political, or a Preservative against Innovations in Politics or Religion. Edinburgh, 1767. 8vo. A work which shews much good sense and reading, and hath given me much information concerning the state of episcopacy in Scotland.'—Abp. Secker.

Sight of the Transactions of these latter Yeares (1646). See VICARS,


SIGONIUS, Carol. Fasti Consulares ac Triumphi acti a Romulo Rege usque ad Ti. Caesarem : ejusdem in Fastos et Triumphos Commentarius. Oxon. 1801. 12mo. 3s. 6d.

This useful work frequently accompanies Livy's Roman History. LARGE PAPER. 6s. SILESIUS, Marianus. The Arcadian Princess. See BRATHWAIT, Richard.

SILHOUETTE, Etienne. Lettre sur les Transactions publiques du Regne d' Elizabeth. Amst. 1736. 12mo.

SILIUS ITALICUs. Punicorum Libri

XVII. Londini, 1792. 12mo. 2 | liament of Vertues Royal. 12mo.

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The Second Punick War between Hannibal and the Romans, written by Silius Italicus, with a Continuation from the Triumph of Scipio to the Death of Hannibal, by Thomas Ross. London, 1661. roy. fol. with portrait of Charles II. and plates. Roxburghe, 2676, 17.

Silk.-A compendious Account of the whole Art of breeding and nursing Silk-worms. Lond. 1733.


With plates. Fonthill, 1135, 16s. SILLIMAN, Benjamin. A Journal of Travels in England, Holland, and Scotland, in the Years 1805-6, by Benjamin Silliman. New York, 1810. 2 vols.

SILVA, Rodrigo Mendez. Parangon de los dos Cromueles de Inglaterra. Madrid, 1657. 12mo. 6s.

SILVAYN, Alex. The Orator, handling a hundred seuerall Discourses, in Forme of Declamations, englished by L(azarus) P(iot, i. e. Anthony Munday). London, by A. Islip, 1596. 4to.

Pp. 436, and three leaves of introduction. The 95th declamation treats 'Of a Jew, who would for his debt have the pound of the flesh of a Christian.' Hibbert, 7515, 21. 2s. Gordonstoun, 2152, 21. 4s. Bindley, pt. iii.

2232, 61. 12s.

SILVER, George. Paradoxes of Defence, wherein is proved the trve Grounds of Fight to be in the short auncient Weapons, and that the short Sword hath aduantage of the long Sword or long Rapier, &c. London for Edward Blount, 1599.

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Poems against Tobacco by J. Sylvester. 1672. With K. James Counterblast to Tobacco.

Silvester, who, according to Ant. à Wood, was usually called Silver-tong'd Sylvester, is more generally famed for his translation of Du Bartas' work, than for his own poems. Several of his sonnets are reprinted in Brydges' Restituta, ii. 412-22.

A shorte

SILVESTRE, Bernard. Monycyon, or Counsayle of the Cure & Gouernaunce of a Housholde, accordynge vnto Policy: taken out of a Pystle of a great lerned Man, called Bernarde Syluestre. Impr. by me Rob. Wyer. 16mo.

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SIMEON, Monachus Dunhelmensis. Historia Ecclesiæ Dunhelmensis: cui præmittitur T. Rud. Disquisitio de Auctore hujus Libelli. Edidit T. Bedford. Lond.

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Charles, M. A. Horæ Homiletica; or Discourses (in the Form of Skeletons) upon the whole Scriptures, by the Rev. Charles Simeon, M. A. London, 1819-20. 8vo. 11 vols. 51. 5s.

An esteemed work.

Helps to Composition, or 600 Skeletons

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SIMEON, Symon. Itineraria Symonis Simeonis et Willielmi de Worcestre: Quibus accedit Tractatus de Metro. E Codicibus mss. edidit

Jacobus Nasmith. royal 8vo.

Cantab. 1778.


Bindley, pt. iii. 896, russia, 8s. PAPER. Heath, 4358, 12s. Nassau, pt. i. 1786, russia, 13s. An excellent notice of this work will be found in the Retrospective Review, N. S. ii. pt. ii. 232-54.

SIMON, James. An Essay towards an historical Account of Irish Coins, and of the Currency of foreign Monics in Ireland, with an Appendix. Dublin, 1749. 4to.

Hibbert, 7516, 10s. Towneley, pt. ii. 1432, 16s. 6d. Heath, 4775, 17s.

Hollis, 1317, 17. 7s. Willett, 2155, 11. 8s. Brockett, 2849, 17. 15s. pt. ii. 1040, 5s. 6d.

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Richard. A critical History of the Old Testament, in three Books, translated from the French by H.D. London, 1682. 4to.

This work led to a very extended controversy, and the first edition of the work in French, published at Paris in 1678, was suppressed.

SIMOND, Louis. Journal of a Tour and Residence in Great Britain, 1810-11, by Louis Simond. Second Edition, corrected and enlarged to which is added, an Appendix on France, written in December 1815, and October 1816. Edinb. 1817. 8vo. 2 vols.

A valuable and very interesting journal. Fonthill, 2120, 17. 9s. THICK PAPER. Constable, 929, 14s. - Edinb. 1815. Svo. 2 vols. Published anonymously. Hibbert, 3171, 9s. 6d.

Journal of a Tour and Residence in Switzerland, 1817-19. London, 1822. 8vo. 2 vols. A valuable and interesting work,

the second volume of which is entirely historical. Drury, 3904, 18s. Duke of York, 4765, 17. is.

SIMPSON, Christ. Chelys. The Division Viol, or the Art of playing extempore upon a Ground. Lond. 1667. fol.

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A Compendium of practical Musick. London, 1667. 8vo. with portrait by Faithorne, 1678. 8vo. with portrait by Faithorne. 'As far as it goes, this work has considerable merit for its clearness and sim


Critical Enquiries into the various Editions of the Bible: printed in divers Places and at several Times: together with Ani-plicity.'-C. Burney, Mus. D. madversions upon a Treatise of Vossius concerning the Oracles of the Sibylls. Trans

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The critical History of the Religions and Customs of the Eastern Nations, translated from the French by A. Lovell. London, 1685. 8vo. 3s. 6d. A work displaying considerable learning and research.

A critical History of the Text and Versions of the New Testament. Translated

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Thomas. See VERTUE, Geo.

David, M. A. A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings, with a Memoir of D. Simpson by John Gaulter. Liverpool, 1812.

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Sacred Literature: shewing the Holy Scriptures to be superior to the most celebrated Writings of Antiquity; by the Testimony of above 500 Witnesses, and also by a Comparison of their several Kinds of Composition. In twelve Books. To which are added, Epistles and Extracts from some of the most early of the Christian Fathers. The whole intended not only to recommend the Bible as superior to all other Books, but as a moral and theological Repository for Christians of every Rank and Degree. By the Rev. David Simpson, M. A. Birmingham, 1790. 8vo. 4 vols. 17. 4s.

A Key to the Prophecies: or a concise

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- Francis, Jun. A chronological Series of ancient Baptismal Fonts, engraved by R. Roberts, from Drawings by Francis Simpson, Jun. of Stamford, Lincolnshire, with Letterpress Descriptions. imp. 8vo. 4 pts.

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- Nathaniel. Arithmeticæ Compendium. 1622. 8vo.

'It was composed purposely for the use of the juniors of the college, but so scarce it is now, that I could never see but one copy.'Ant. à Wood.

Robert, M. A. A Collection of Fragments illustrative of the History and Antiquities of Derby. 1826. 8vo. 2 vols.

With cuts, published at 17.

- Samuel. The agreeable Historian or complete English Traveller. London, 1746. 8vo. 3 vols.

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Ad Comitem Fermelodunensium Carmen. Edinb. 1610. 4to.

Lexicon Anglo-Græco-Latinum Novi Testamenti. Lond. 1658. folio. A work of prodigious labour, but in a manner useless, by which, according to the author, 'any word may be rendered into Greek and Latin, English and Latin, and Greek and English.'

Tripatriarchichon, or the Lives of the Patriarchs Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, in Verse. Edinb. 1705. 8vo.

De Gestis Gulielmi Vallæ, Scotiæ olim Custodis, Collectanea varia. Edinb. 1705. Svo.

Unio politico-poetico-joco-seria, in English Verse. Edinb. 1706. 4to.

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The object of this curious work is to illustrate the various subjects of natural history mentioned in the scriptures, Constable, 1063, 16s.

Exposition on the vii penitential Psalms, viz. 6, 25, 32, 38, 51, 130, 143. London, 1638. 4to.

Commentary on the second Epistle of St. Peter. London, 1632. 4to.

- David. A genealogical and historical Account of the illustrious Name of Stuart, from the first Original to the Accession to the Imperial Crown of Scotland. Edinb.

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