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19 December 2006

Devon 1760-1764

Exeter Working Papers in British Book Trade History; 6
Books with Devon imprints: a handlist to 1800. 1760-1764

1760. BLACKETT, Edward Bridges. Charity the characteristical mark of genuine christianity. A sermon preached at the anniversary meeting of the governors and contributors to the Devon and Exeter Hospital at St. Peter's, Exon, on Tuesday, 2d of September, 1760. By Edward Bridges Blackett, LL.D., rector of Stoke Damerell, Devon. - Exon : Printed by Andrew Brice for Edward Score bookseller in Exon; James Wallis bookseller in Market Street Plymouth; [and several London booksellers] , 1760. - iv,16p ; 4°. - *Plymouth Institution p.51; Bodl. Gough pamphlets 2326 (18).

1760. BRICE, Andrew. A universal geographical dictionary, or grand gazetteer. - Exeter : Bryce , 1760. - *Dredge p.27 (Bibliotheca Cornubiensia). T.N.Brushfield finds the existence of this and other editions apart from the two of 1759 unlikely.

1760. CALUMNY detected, and malice defeated: being a succinct and just account of certain late endeavours against Mr. J.J.Sherenbeck, of Plymouth, merchant, tending to destroy his reputation. ... In which is contained, at large, the last and dying declaration of Edward Kennedy, who was executed ... on Friday April 11 1760: ... By a friend to truth. - Exon : Printed by Andrew Brice , [1760]. - 23,[1]p ; 8°. - Horizontal chain lines. - *ESTC t027500.

1760. COLLEGE-HALL concert, [second subscription, first night.] Col. Pitt, Mr. Grear, stewards. March the 31st 1760. - [Exeter] : [s.n.] , [1760]. - 1/4°. - 1 sheet. - William Pollard Collection.

1760. DYING speeches of Charles Darras and four others executed at Heavytree gallows for murdering John Fenelle. - [Exeter] : [s.n.] , [1760?]. - 1/2°. - 1 sheet. - Davidson p.205 (B.C.)

1760. The EXETER chronicle or universal register. - Exeter : John Spencer. - No. 1, 15 Sep[?] 1760-Jan. 1764-? Details from no. 32, 10 Apr. 1761, the only surviving issue. - Wiles 54.

1760. The EXETER flying post. - [Exeter] : [s.n.] , [1760]. - Listed in Public ledger, no issues found. - Wiles 53.

1760. FORTESCUE, James. A sermon preach'd at Topsham, on Thursday, November the 29th, 1759, being the day appointed for a general thanksgiving for the late successes of His Majesty's arms by sea and by land, and for the late very plentiful harvest. By J.Fortescue, A.M. - Exon : Printed by andrew Brice, and sold by B.Thorn and E.Score, booksellers, in the Fore-street , 1760. - 30p ; 8°. - *Dredge p.105; ESTC t016190.

1760. HARRIS, James. Daphnis and Amaryllis : a pastoral. - Exeter : [s.n.] , 1760. - AUC?

1760. KIDDELL, John. A sermon preached at Tiverton, Devon, November 29, 1759. Being the day appointed for a public thanksgiving. By John Kiddell. - London : Printed for J.Ward; and sold also by Mr. Tozer in Exon , 1760. - 31,[1]p ; 8° - *ESTC t101334; Plymouth Public Library L3147; DUL 40435.

1760. The MOURNFUL widow's garland, in three parts. - Plymouth : Printed and sold at the Printing-Office on the Parade , [1760?]. - 1 sheet ; 1/2°. - Song, first line: Good people all both old and young draw near. - *ESTC t041477.

1760. A NEW song, call'd, the happy pair. - Plymouth : Printed and sold at the Printing Office, on the Parade , [1760?]. 1 sheet ; 1/2°. - Song, first line: When high hills and lofty mountains. - *ESTC t039970.

1761. ADVERTISEMENT. ... Whereas an advertisement has lately appeared, with a design to misinform the publick, about the Liberty frigate, ... - [Exeter] : [s.n.] , [1761]. - 2p ; 1/2°. - Dated at top: Exeter, March 13, 1761. - *Devon Record Office (Exeter City archives, ancient letters L542).

1761. ANDREW, John. Falsehood & defamation detected and confuted, being a full answer to all the slander and calumny thrown on Dr. Andrew's character, by Mr. Pitfield and his witnesses. - Exeter : Printed by John Spencer , 1761. - 68p ; 8°. - *Dredge p.49 (Bibliotheca Cornubiensia); Davidson supp. p.43n; Plymouth Institution p.54; ESTC t027063.

1761. ANDREW, John. I find I have given great offence by the following assertion, viz. "Pitfield and all his witnesses are infamous liars." ... - [Exeter] : Printed by J.Spencer, in Gandy's-Lane , [1761]. - 2p ; 2°. - Half sheet, printed on both sides with letter dated at top: Exeter, July 3, 1761 and signed at end: John Andrew. - *WSL.

1761. ANDREW, John. A short reply to the falsehood and slander published against Dr. Andrew, by Mr. Pitfield and his witnesses ... - Exeter : Printed by J.Spencer, in Gandy's Lane , 1761. - 44p ; 8°. - *WSL; Dredge p.49 (Bibliotheca Cornubiensia); Davidson p.185 (Secktor Lib); Plymouth Institution p.54; ESTC t027065.

1761. CHAPPLE, William. Calumny confuted, by the plain evidence of plain facts, supported by plain reasoning: being a true account of the author's proceedings relative to the subject of a late dispute, with a vindication of his conduct and veracity from the scandalous misrepresentations and defamatory declarations of the disappointed Doctor. ... - Exeter : Printed by A.Brice; and sold by B.Thorn and E.Score , [1761]. - [2],iv,81,[1]p ; 4°. - To the reader signed: W.C. Exeter, May 25, 1761. - DUL 10480; *WSL; Dredge p.49 (D&EI); ESTC t027081.

1761. The DISAPPOINTMENT. ---- A new ballad. To the tune of, And as it fell out on a holiday, &c. - [Exeter] : [s.n.] , [1761]. - 1 sheet ; 1/2°. - Satirical verse in two columns, first line: And as it fell out in the year sixty-one, - *Devon Record Office (Exeter City archives, ancient letters L540).

1761. EPIGRAM. Ecce iterum Crispinus. - [Exeter] : [s.n.] , [1761]. - 1 sheet ; 1/4°. - Verse, first line: Quoth Tim, --- "Brother Sly, it is really a pity." - Devon Record Office (Exeter City archives, ancient letters L542a).

1761. An EXCELLENT new ballad. To the tune of Old Cobley, &c. - [Exeter] : [s.n.] , [1761]. - 1 sheet ; 1/2°. - Satirical verse, first line: The election for Exeter's over we find, - *WSL.

1761. An HONEST new ballad, to the old tune of Here's a health to the King and a lasting peace faction be damn'd, &c. - [Exeter?] : [s.n.] , [1761]. - 1 sheet ; 1/2°. - Verse, first line: Here's Tuckfield and Walter's grand success, - *WSL.

1761. A NEW song, addressed to the honest freemen of Exeter. Tune of 'Tis of an old woman of Grimstone. - [Exeter] : [s.n.] , [1761]. - 1 sheet ; 1/2°. - Verse, first line: Brother-freemen, attend, take advice from a friend. - *WSL.

1761. ON TUESDAY and Wednesday last, the report of several large cannons was heard off an island to the west of this city, commonly called Algiers; supposed to be from a ship in distress. ... - [Exeter] : [s.n.] , 1761. - 1 sheet ; 1/2°. - Satirical prose. - *WSL; Devon Record Office (Exeter City archives, ancient letters L539).

1761. PROPOSALS for carrying into execution a scheme for erecting a general academy at Exeter. - [Exeter] : Printed by Andrew Brice, in Northgate-street, Exon , [1761]. - 1 sheet ; 1/2°. - Dated at foot: Exon, May the 6th, 1761. - *WSL.

1761. A SONG to the tune of And a begging we will go, &c. - [Exeter] : [s.n.] , [1761]. - 1 sheet ; 1/2°. - Satirical verse, first line: Freemen believe my story. - *WSL.

1761. TO THE GENTLEMEN, clergy, freemen, and freeholders of the city and county of Exon. Gentlemen, You have doubtless observed the extraordinary exulting of the advocates for sl-v--y and ty-r--ny, ... - [Exeter] : [s.n.] , 1761. - 1 sheet ; 1/2°. - Containing letter signed at foot: A legal freeman. - *WSL.

1761. TO THE GENTLEMEN, freemen, and freeholders of the city of Exon. Gentlemen, Give me leave to assure you, ... - [Exeter] : [s.n.] , [1761]. - 1 sheet ; 1/2°. - Signed: Honestus Exoniensis. - *Devon Record Office (Exeter City archives, ancient letters L541).

1761. TO THE LEGAL freemen of the antient borough of Ide. Gentlemen, Your vote, interest, and poll (if necessary), are humbly desired in favour of Capt. Billy Mac Phool, and A----w Baboon, ... - [Exeter] : [s.n.] , 1761. - 1 sheet ; 1/2°. - Ends: Dated at Mount Vanity, Monday, March the 30th, 1761. - *WSL.

1761. TREMLETT, Richard. A state of the dispute between Dr. Andrew and Mr. Pitfield. With free remarks upon the behaviour and arguments of Counsellor Shapleigh. By Richard Tremlett. ... - Exon : Printed by A.Brice and sold by Mr. Score, Mr. Thorn, Mr. Tozer, and Mr. Grigg, booksellers , 1761. - [4],iv,55,[1]p ; 8°. - *WSL; Dredge p.48 (Bibliotheca Cornubiensia); Davidson p.185 (Secktor Lib); Plymouth Institution p.54; ESTC t027533; DUL 72620.

1762. ANDREW, John. A reply to a pamphlet, intituled, a state of the dispute between Dr. Andrew & Mr. Pitfield. Wherein Mr. Tremlett's great candour, genteel behaviour, and most conscientious regard for truth, is fully and freely displayed, and exhibited to the public. By John Andrew M.D. - Exeter : Printed by John Spencer, in Gandy's lane , 1762. - 67,[1]p ; 8°. - *WSL; Dredge p.49 (Bibliotheca Cornubiensia); Davidson p.186 (Secktor Lib.); ESTC t027064; DUL 1160.

1762. CHAPPLE, William. [Statement by William Chapple and William Pitfield]. - Exeter : [s.n.] , 1762. - 4p ; 2°. - Dated: Exeter, 30 June, 1762. - Davidson p.186 (Secktor Lib.).

1762. PITFIELD, William. Remarks on a pamphlet lately published by the Rev. Mr. Archdeacon Sleech. By William Pitfield. To which are subjoined, by William Chapple, some further observations on so much of the said pamphlet as relates to himself and his evidence. - [Exeter] : Printed by A.Brice, in Northgate-street, Exon; and sold by all the booksellers , 1762. - [4],48p ; 8°. - *WSL; Dredge p.27,105 (Bibliotheca Cornubiensia); Davidson p.186 (Secktor Lib.); Plymouth Athenaeum p.54; ESTC; Plymouth Public Library L1100 (dated 1790); DUL 56170.

[1762. The SERAPHICAL young shepherd. - Exeter : Printed by J.Lamson, and T.Odiorne, and sold at their book store , [1762]. - Actually Exeter, New Hampshire. - *ESTC.]

1762. SLEECH, John. Mr. Pitfield's reason for charging Dr. Andrew with a design to cheat him in the purchase of his estate, examined and disproved: with the writer's motives for meddling in this dispute. To which is added a postscript, in answer to a paper dated June 30, and published under the names of William Chapple and William Pitfield. By J.S., A. C. ... - Exeter : Printed by J.Spencer in Gandy's lane , 1762. - 57,[1]p ; 8°. - J.S.A.C. = John Sleech, Archdeacon of Cornwall. - *Dredge p.27 (Bibliotheca Cornubiensia); Davidson p.186 (Secktor Lib.); Plymouth Athenaeum p.54; ESTC t027530.

1762. TREMLETT, Richard. A letter to the Reverend Mr. Archdeacon Sleech, occasion'd by his pamphlet called "Mr. Pitfield's reasons, &c ...". By Richard Tremlett. - [Exeter] : Printed by A.Brice, in Northgate-street, Exon; and sold by all the booksellers , 1762. - [2],73,[1]p ; 8°. - *WSL; Dredge p.27 (Bibliotheca Cornubiensia); Davidson p.186 (Secktor Lib.); Plymouth Institution p.54; ESTC t038358; DUL 72610; Plymouth Public Library L1086.

1762. WEST, William. Sermons on various important subjects. By the late Revd. Mr. William West. Published from the author's manuscript, for the benefit of his family. - London : Printed ; and sold by R.Griffiths; C.Henderson; and A.Tozer, in Exeter , 1762. - [20],527,[1]p ; 8°. - List of subscribers. - *ESTC 116480.

1762. WESTCOTT, Samuel. Several discourses on the following subjects: Of remembering God our creator in youth. Of gratitude, or thanksgiving to God, for his mercy and goodness; two sermons. Of casting our care on God; two sermons. Of thinking on our ways. The witnesses of Christ's resurrection proved to be valid. Of the effusion of the Holy Ghost after Christ's ascension. Printed at the earnest request of the hearers. To which is, by desire, added a sermon preach'd before the assembly of ministers in Exon. By Samuel Westcott. - Exon : Printed by Andrew Brice; and sold by the booksellers , 1762. - [4],262p ; 8°. - *WSL; Dredge p.71 (Plymouth Free Lib.); ESTC t104824; DUL 76710.

1763. An ACCOUNT of the three malefactors this day (July 30, 1763) executed at Heavitree gallows. - [Exeter] : [s.n.] , [1763]. - 1/2°. - Verso blank. - Malefactors' names: James Gooding, Richard Connor, Pable Moore, all convicted of murder. - *DRO 9972/Z38.

1763. ALCOCK, Thomas. Observations on that part of a late act of Parliament which lays an additional duty on cyder and perry. ... By Thomas Alcock, A.M. and a cydermaker in Devonshire. - Plymouth : Printed by O.Adams, for the author, and sold by Zach. Freno, bookseller in Plymouth; and Messrs. Hawes, Clarke and Collings, in Paternoster-Rowe, Richard Ware and Co. on Ludgate-Hill, London; and Mr. Score in Exeter , [1763]. - iv,48p ; 8°. - *WSL; Dredge p.82-3 (Plymouth Free Lib.); Davidson p.110 ; Plymouth Institution p.33; DUL 570; Plymouth Public Library L1381.

1763. ANDREW, John. A confutation of the principal facts, published by Mr. Tremlett, in his letter to Archdeacon Sleech, by the testimony of Counsellor Jeffery, Messrs. Pitfield and Chapple, as also of Mr. Tremlett himself. - Exeter : Printed by John Spencer , 1763. - [2],ii,47,[1]p ; 8°. - Anonymous. - *Dredge p.49 (Bibliotheca Cornubiensia); ESTC t027062.

1763. ANDREW, John. Remarks on Mr. Tremlett's letter to Archdeacon Sleech. By John Andrew, M.D. - Exeter : Printed by J.Spencer in Gandy's Lane , 1763. - 36p ; 8°. - *Bodl. G.Pamph 2744(7); AUC 1160A10.

1763. ASSEMBLY-ROOM, Exeter. On Wednesday, August the 10th, at the Assembly-Room, will be perform'd a concert of vocal and instrumental music, in two parts. The principal vocal part by Mr. Corfe. - [Exeter] : Printed by Andrew Brice, in Northgate-street, Exon , [1763]. - 1/2°. - 1 sheet. - Advertisement for concert in Western Flying Post 8 Aug. 1763, 2d. - William Pollard Collection

1763. BRITAIN excis'd, or a copy of verses on the duty on cyder. - [Exeter?] : [s.n.] , [1763?]. - 1/2°. - Half sheet of verse, verso blank, beginning: Folks talk of supplies / To be rais'd by excise, / Old Caleb is bloodily nettl'd; / Sure B--- has more sense, / Than to levy more pence, / Or troops, when a peace is quite settl'd. - The peace probably refers to the end of the Seven Years War. - *WSL.

1763. A COPY of the speech addressed to the Right Rev. Frederic Augustus Keppel, Lord Bishop of Exeter, by one of the charity-children, on his arrival here, on Saturday the 29th of October, 1763. - [Exeter] : [s.n.] , 1763. - 1/2°. - Verso blank. - Dated at foot: Exeter, Oct. 31. 1763. - *WSL.

1763. The EXETER mercury or West Country advertiser. - [Exeter] : Printed by W.Andrews and R.Trewman, in Southgate Street, Exon. - No. 1. - Friday, September 2, 1763. - Later became: Trewman's Exeter Flying Post. - *Dredge p.49 (Bibliotheca Cornubiensia),106 (Western antiquary, vol. 5, p.163-6).

1763. HEATH, Benjamin. The case of the county of Devon, with respect to the consequences of the new excise duty on cyder and perry. Published by the direction of the committee appointed at a general meeting of that county to superintend the application for the repeal of that duty. - London : Printed for W.Johnston, in Ludgate-street; and B.Thorn, bookseller, in Exeter , 1763. - [4],32p ; 4°. - *WSL; ESTC t012702.

1763. A NEW song, and a true song: by a lady. To the tune of Nancy Dawson. - [Exeter] : [s.n.] , [1763]. - 1/4°. - Quarter sheet of verse, verso blank, first line: Ye gentlemen of Honiton, - *WSL.

1763. SOME hints submitted to the consideration of the owners and occupiers of land in the county of Devon, upon the steps to be taken ... to obtain a repeal of the tax upon cyder. - [Exeter?] : [s.n.] , [1763?]. - *DUL6614 ; D&EI. - ESTC lists a similar title under [1780?].

1763. WHITFELD, John. Abner's thoughts after the battle of Gideon [sic], a sermon preached in the parish-church of Bideford in Devonshire. On Thursday, the fifth day of May, being the day appointed by proclamation for a general thanksgiving to Almighty God, &c. &c. By John Whitfeld, M.A., rector of Bideford. - London : Printed for, and sold by, W.Johnson, in Ludgate-Street; Mr. Fletcher and Mr. Parker, at Oxford; and B.Thorn, bookseller, at Exeter , 1763. - [2],14p ; 4°. - Errata slip. - *Dredge p.50 (W.P.Hiern); ESTC t104701.

1764. BAMFIELD, Samuel. A new treatise of astronomy, or astronomy opened: being a rational and mathematic enquiry into the true principles and nature of astronomy, or frame of our solar system. Wherein divers and weighty reasons will be offered, to shew that the present-received system, cannot possibly be the true one. Also a new system will be humbly proposed, for the examination of the learned, whereby all the coelestial phoenomina will be much more naturally explained, and accounted for, than by the present system, and without that oblique and unnatural motion of the Earth our astronomers are obliged to suppose. By Samuel Bamfield, teacher of mathematics, at Honiton, Devon. - [Exeter] : Printed by Andrew Brice, in Northgate-street, Exon , 1764. - [8],xiv,[2],111,[1]p,[3] folded plates : ill ; 4°. - *WSL; Dredge p.27; ESTC t043034; Sheaf 5, p.547-8.

1764. CALCOTT, Wellins. A collection of thoughts, moral and divine, upon various subjects, in prose and verse. ... By Wellins Calcott, Gent. The fifth edition, with improvements. - Exeter : Printed for the author, by W.Andrews and R.Trewman, in Southgate-street , 1764. - xlvi,[2],439,[1]p ; 8°. - List of subscribers. Reissued as the 6th edition with imprint: London : Printed for the author , 1766. - *WSL; Dredge p.28; ESTC t140912; Plymouth Public Library L867,3776.

1764. DEVON and Exeter Hospital. Statutes and constitutions of the Devon and exeter Hospital, at Exeter; with the rules and orders for the government and conduct of the house, &c. - [Exeter] : Printed by Andrew Brice, in Northgate-Street, Exon , 1764. - 42,[14]p ; 4°. - *WSL; Dredge p.50 (T.N.Brushfield); Davidson p.26.

1764. EXETER. Theatre. By desire of the Right Hon. the Countess of Waldgrave. On Tuesday, October 23, 1764, at the Theatre, will be presented by the Exeter Company, a comedy, call´d The busie-body. ... - [Exeter] : Printed by Andrew Brice, in Northgate-street, Exon , [1764]. - 1 sheet. - *WSL.

1764. GRIGG, W. A catalogue of scarce and valuable books in divinity, history, law, and physick, being the libraries of the Rev W.Harling, M.A. rector of Kilkhampton, and Mr. John Kennedy, of Exon, both deceased, on sale at W.Grigg's, bookseller, near Broadgate, Fore street, Exon. - [Exeter] : Printed by Andrew Brice in Northgate st. Exon , [1764]. - 8°. - *Dredge p.50 (Bibliotheca Cornubiensia).

1764. The PARTICULAR sentences of the criminal prisoners that were tried at the castle of Exon. August 1764. - [Exon] : [s.n.] , [1764]. - 1/2°. - 1 sheet. - Davidson p.205 (Bookseller's cat.); Burnet Morris.