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Miscellaneous Tracts. 1 vol. 8vo. containing,

1. True and Surprising Account of a Natural Sleep-Walker. Read before the Philosophical Society of

Lausanne. From the French. ...... Edin. 1792

2. Bell's (M. le Docteur) Principles of Animal Electricity and Magnetism, &c. . 1792

3. Villars's (Abbe1 de) Count de Gabalis; being a diverting History of the Rosicrucian doctrine of Spirits,

&c. With Bayle's Account of the Work, and of the Sect of Rosicrucians. . . Load. 1714

Foot's (Jesse) Lives of A. Robinson Bowes, Esq. and the Countess of Stratbmore. 8vo.


Substance of the Trials of Skelton, Sutherland, M'Donald, Macintosh, Napier, Grotto, &c. for

Murder and Robbing on the Streets of Edinburgh, 31st December, 1811 and 1st January

1812. 12wo. ....... Leith, 1812

See Life, vol. ii. p. 391.

Life of Dick England and Captain England, of Turf memory. 2d edit. 8vo. Lond. 1792 Memoirs of Mrs. Billington, &c. Containing a variety of matter, ludicrous, theatrical,

musical, &c. 8vo. ....... ib. 1792

Account of the Life, Trial, and Execution of James Bolland, executed March 1772, for

Forgery. 8vo. . . . . . . . ib. 1772

Life of John Metcalf, commonly called Blind Jack of Knaresborougb, &c. With particulars

relating to the expedition against the Rebels in 1745. 5th edit. \2mo. ib.

8ee Note to Redgauntlet.

Webster's (David) Scotch Haggis; consisting of Anecdotes, Jests, curious and rare Articles of Literature, Epitaphs and Inscriptions. 8vo. . . , Edin. 1822

Melton's (John) Astrologaster, or, the Figure-Caster; rather the Arraignment of Artlesse Astrologers and Fortune-tellers, once again brought to the Barre, &c. With MS. note by Sir W. S. em. ito. . . . . . . . Lond. 1620

Life and Character of Mrs. Mary Moders, alias Stedman, alias Carleton, alias Mary , the

famous German Princess. Being an Historical Relation of her Birth and Fortunes, &c. Together with her Tragical Fall at Tyburn, January 22, 1678, 2d edit. 8vo. ib.


Lancre, (Pierre de) Tableau de l' Inconstance des Mauvais Anges et Demons. Ou il est amplement traicte des Sorciers et de la Sorcellerie. Avec la Procedure a 53 Magiciens, &c. a Logrogne, le 9 Nov. 1610. With MS. note by Sir W. S. Mo. . Paris, 1613

L' Incredulity et Mescreance du Sortilege plainement convaincue; ou il est traicte, &c.

du Sortilege, de la Fascination, de l' Attouchement, du Scopelisme, de la Divination, de la

Ligature Magique, des Apparitions, &c. 4fo. . . . . ib. 1622

See Letters on Demonology, p. 201.

Frommann, (J. C.) Tractatus de Fascinatione, &c. in que Fascinatio Vulgaris profligatur, Naturalis confirmatur, Magica examinatur, &c. Mo. . . . Norimb. 1675

Thyraei (Pat. Petri) de Apparitionibus Spirituum Tractatus duo. &c. 4to. Col. Agripp. 1605 Thyraei (Pat. Petri) Daemoniaci, h. e. De Obsessis a Spiritibus Daemouiorum Hominibus, Liber

onus. &c. edit. 2da.—Loca Infesta, h. e. De Infestis, ob molestantes Daemoniorum et

defunctorum Hominum Spiritus, Locis, Liber unus. &c. Accessit ejusdem Libellus de

Terriculamentis nocturnis, &c. ito. .... Col. Agripp. 1598

See Poetical Works, Vol . iii. p. 245.

Auctores de Stigmatibus. 1 tom. Mo. containing,

1. CEstermanni (Petri) Comment. Jurid. ad S. Stigmata. C. de Fabricensibus, 12 sectionibus dist et plu

rimis jucnndis historiis, &c. illustratus. .... Col. Ayr. 1629

2. Jordanaei (Joan.) Disputatio, &c. de Proba Stigmatica, utrum sc. ea licitasit, neene. &c. ib. 1630

3. Laymann, (Paul.) Processus Juridicus contra Sagas et Veneficos. (in German). . ib. 1629

4. Defensio Probae Stigmaticae et Magistratuum. .... xcants title.

Gode'manni (J. G.) Tractatus de Magis, Veneficis, et Lamiis, deque his recte cognoscendis et

puniendis. Libris iii. 4to. . . ... Franco/. 1601

Historia Deorum Fatidicorum, vatum Sybillarum, Phoebadum, apud priscos illustrium: cum

eorum Jconibiu. Praep. est Dissert. de Divinatione etOraculis. Mo. . ib. 1680

Torreblanca, (Franc.) Daemonologia: sive de Magia Naturali, Daemoniaca, licita et Ulicita,

deque aperta et occulta interventione et invocatione Daemonis. 4to. . Mogunt. 1623 Bodin, (Jean) De la Demonomanic des Sorciers, (avec Refutation des Opinions de Jean

Vvier.) 4to. ....... Paris, 1580

See Letters on Demonology.

Museum Hermeticum, &c. Continens Tractatus Chymicos novem praestantissimos, &c. de Benedicto Lapide Sapientum. Mo. ..... Franco/. 1625

Billy, (Jacques de) Le Tombeau de l' Astrologie Judiciaire. 4to. . Paris, 1657

Mitchell's (W. A.) Essay on Capacity and Genius, to prove that there is no original mental superiority between the most illiterate and learned of Mankind; and that no genius, whether individual or national, is innate, but solely produced by, and dependent on circumstances. Also, an Enquiry into the nature of Ghosts, &c. royal 8vo. Newcaslle,

Hamilton's (Mrs. Eliz.) Series of Popular Essays, &c. on the Improvement of the Understanding, the Imagination, and the Heart. 2 vols. 8vo. . . . Edin. 1813

Knight's (Richard Payne) Analytical Inquiry into the Principles of Taste. 4//< edit. 8vo.

Lond. 1818

Leslie's (Prof. John) Philosophy of Arithmetie, exhibiting a Progressive View of the Theory and Practice of Calculation. 8vo. ..... Edin. 1817


Webster's (John) Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft; wherein is affirmed that there are many sorts of Deceivers and Impostors, &c. But that there is a Corporeal League made betwixt the Devil and the Witch, &c. &c. is utterly denied and disproved, &c. /ol.

Lond. 1677

See Poktical Works, vol. ii . pp. 303-5 i Note* to Fortunes of Nigel; Letters on Demonlogy, Sp.


Gadbury's (John) TiitffKiaXoyia, or, the Doctrine of Nativities ; containing the whole Art, &c. whereby any Man, &c. may be enabled to discover the most remarkable and occult Accidents of his Life, &c. fol. ...... Lond. 1661

See Letters on Demonolooy, p. 336.

Reynolds's (John) Triumphs of God's Revenge against the crying and execrable Sinne of (wilfull and premeditated) Murther. With his miraculous Discoveries and severe Punishments thereof. In 30 severall Tragicall Histories, &c. 2d edit. fol. . . ib. 1640

Johnson's (Capt. Charles) History of the Lives and Actions of the most famous Highwaymen, Murderers, Street-Robbers, Pirates, &c. fol. . . . ib. 1742

Clavell's (R.) General Catalogue of Books printed in England since the dreadful Fire of London, 1666, to the end of Trinity Term, 1680; and 2 Supplements to Hilary Term, 1681.— Catalogus Librorum Latinorum in diversis Europae partibus impressorum, ab anno 1670 usque ad annum 1680. fol. ...... ib. 1680-1

Strutt's (Joseph) Horda-Angd-Cynnan, or Complete View of the Manners, Customs, Arms, Habits, &c. of the Inhabitants of England, from the Arrival of the Saxons till the Reign of Henry VIII. 3 vols. 4to. ..... ib. 1775-6

Regal and Ecclesiastical Antiquities of England; containing the Representations of all

the English Monarchs, from Edward the Confessor to Henry VIII. new edit. With Supplement. 4to. ....... ib. 1793

Chronicle of England, (from Arrival of Ccesar to the Conquest) 2 vols. 4to. ib. 1777-8

Complete View of the Dress and Habits of the People of England, from the Establishment of the Saxons in Britain to the present time. 2 vols. 4to. . . ib. 1796

Sports and Pastimes of the People of England, including the Rural and Domestic Recreations, May-Games, Mummeries, Pageants, Processions, and Pompous Spectacles, from the earliest period to the present time. 4to. . . . . ib. 1801

The same. 2d edit. With the Plates coloured, ito. . . . ib. 1810

See Introduction to Waverley Novelt, vol. i.

Biographical Dictionary of Engravers, from the earliest period of the Art of Engraving

to the present time, and a List of their most esteemed works. 2 vols. 4to. ib. 1785-6 Test of Guilt, or Traits of Ancient Superstition, a Dramatic Tale. sm. 4to. ib. 1808




Chaucer's (Geffrey) Works. fol. B. L. want* title, S.c. \_Lond. Jhon Wight,

Works. Newly printed. (With six pieces, not in the former impression.) Edited by

Thomas Speght. B. L. fol. .... ib. Ad. Islip. 1602

See Poetical Works; pasrim.

Chaucer's (Geffrey) Canterbury Tales. To which are added, an Essay on his Language and Versification, and an Introductory Discourse ; together with Notes and a Glossary. By the late Thomas Tyrwhitt, Esq. 2d edit. 2 vols. ito. . . . Oxford, 1798

Drayton's (Michael) Polyolbion. A Chorographical Description, &c. of this renowned Isle of

Great Britain. Digested into a Poem. fol. .... Lond. 1622

Garrick's Copy, with his autograph memorandum.

The same, the first Eighteen Books. 1st edit. fol. . . . . ib. 1613

See Poetical Works, vol. vi. note 2 G.

Boswell's (Sir Alex.) Woo-Creel, or the Bill o' Bashan, a Tale. Mo. Auchinleck, 1816

Songs of the Justiciary Opera. Composed fifty years ago by C M and B J.

C.C. 4to. . . • . • . . . ib. 1816

Frondes Caducae. Dialogi Duo, &c. quorum prior continet Colloquium inter Deum et

Euam (ut ferunt) eiusque liberos; posterior Salomonis et Marcolphi jucund;ss. Decertationem proponit. Argent. Mo. . . . . . ib. 1816

The Buke of y« Chess. Script per manu J hois Sloane. ito. . {i.1818

Dolarny's Primerose, or the First Part of the Passionate Hermit, &c. Written by a Practitioner in Poesie, &c. Lond. 1606. Reprinted by Bulmer for Sir Francis Freeling. (Roxburgh Club-Book.) ito. ..... Lond. 1816

Tusser's (Thomas) Hundreth good Points of Husbandrie. Reprinted from frst edition of 1557. ito. ...... ib. Triphook, 1810

See Note to The Pirate. The Five Hundred Points of Husbandrie, eighth edition, 1599, are reprinted in

Somen' Tracts, vol. iii.

Rokesby's (Geo. of Newcastle,) Lay of the Reed-Water Minstrel. Illustrated with notes, &c.

ito. With MS. note by Sir W. S., and the Ballad of Parcy Reed at the end. Netec. 1809

See Poetical Works, vol. ix. p. 55.

First Fruits of Australian Poetry. Printed for private distribution, ito.

Sydney, Nets South Wales, 1819

Carey's (Patrick, brother of Lord Falkland,) Poems, from a Manuscript written in the time of Oliver Cromwell, ito. ..... Lond. Murray, 1771

Trivial Poems and Triolets, &c. With Introduction and Notes by Sir Walter Scott.

With MS. note by Sir W. S. in reference to the preceding edition, the existence of which was not known to him at the time of this second publication, ito. . . . ib. 1819

See Note to Woodttock; Lifk, vol. iii. pp. 30-33. The Original MS., the gift of Mr. Murray, it at p. 107.

Breton's (Nicolas) Longing of a Blessed Heart, which, loathing the World, doth long to be with Christ. With Preface by Sir Egerton Brydges, Bart. ito. repr. Lee Priory, 1814

Melancholike Humours. With a Critical Preface by Sir E. Brydges. ito. ib. 1815

QuiUinan's (Edward, Son-in-law of Sir E. Brydges,) Stanzas written on the Baptismal Day of Jane Grey Brydges. ito.

Hughes's (John, Esq.) Pompeii, a Descriptive Ode. ito.

Bell's (Henry Glassford) Poems. Privately printed, ito. . Edin. 1824

Berguer's (L. Thomas) Stanzas, inscribed to Sir Walter Scott, Esq. With Letter from the

Author. 4to. ....... Edin. 1817

See Lira, vol. v. pp. 368-370.

Seventy-one Penny Ballads. Collected by John Bell, Newcastle, oblong. 8vo.

Erskine's (Hon. Andrew) Town Eclogues. 4to. . . . Lond. Q1797]

White's (Thomas, Schoolmaster, Dumfries,) Saint Guerdun's Well, a Poem. 2d edit. 4to.

Dumfries, 1797

Maeneill's (Hector) Pastoral, or Lyric Muse of Scotland. In three Cantos. With Letterfrom

the Author. 4to. ...... Edin. 1808

See Life, vol. ii. p. 229.

Gillies's (Robert Pierce) Childe Alarique, a Poet's Reverie. Mo. . . ib. 1813

See Lira, vol. iii. p. 52.

Bochas Tragedies. Translated into English Verse by John Lydgate. B. L. fol. Ceremonies to be observed at the Royal Coronation of His Most Excellent Majesty King

George IV. on the 19th July 1821. fol. With the Pass-Tickets given on the occasion to

Sir W. Scott.

See Life, Vol . V. p. 85.

Gayton's (Edmund) Pleasant Notes upon Don Quixote. sm.fol. . Lond. 1654

D , (N ) Choice Songs and Ayres for one Voyce, to sing to a Theorbo Lute or

Bass Violin, sm.fol. . . . . . . ib. 1673

The Charms of Melody, or Siren Medley, a Collection of English and Scottish Songs, in 100

Nos. With Index, fol. ..... Dublin,


Grose's (Francis) Provincial Glossary. 8vo. .... Lond. 1787

See Poetical Works, Vol . ii. pp. 320-21.

Olio, a Collection of Essays, Dialogues, &c. 2d edit. 8vo. . . ib. 1796

Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue. 3d edit. With MS. notes and a curious

handbill. 8vo. ........ ib. 1796

Guide to Health, Beauty, Riches, and Honour, (Collection of puffing Advertisements from

Newspapers.) Interleaved, with MS. notes by Sir W. S. 8vo. . . ib. 1785

See Life, vol. i. pp. 123-24.

Advice to Officers of the British Army. \2mo. .... ib. 1782

Dyer's (George, Bookseller of Exeter,) Restoration of the Ancient Modes of bestowing names

on the rivers, hills, valleys, plains, and settlements of Britain, &c. 8vo. Exeter, 1805 Owen's (William) Heroic Elegies, and other Pieces of Llywarc Hen, Prince of the Cumbrian

Britons; with a literal translation. 8vo. .... Lond. 1792

See Poetical Works, vol. ix. pp. 342-44; Introduction to Anne of Geierttein. note.

Herrick's (Robert) Works; consisting of Hesperides, &c. 1648.—Noble Numbers, &c. 1647. With biographical notice by Thomas Maitland, Esq. 2 vols. 4fo. . Edin. 1823

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