The new annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and literature, for the year 1786. To which is prefixed, the history of knowledge, learning, and taste, in Great Britain, during the reign of Henry the Seventh, from the year 1485 to 1509

London: G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1787. Thick 8vo, pp. [2], ii, [4], xxxi, [1], 175, [1], 187, [1], 299; original pig-backed paper-covered boards, gilt-lettered spine in 6 compartments, edges uncut; old ink splatters on spine and upper cover, edges rather scuffed, else a very good copy of this installment in its original form. Contents include "Some Account of De Foe"; "Distinct Characters of Macbeth and Richard III"; "Estimate of Dr. Johnson's Critical Abilities"; "Account of a new Electrical Fish"; "Advertisement for the expected Return of the Comet of 1532 and 1661"; "An Essay on Portable Furnaces"; "Letters on the Breeding and Treatment of Silk Worms"; and "Interesting Particulars respecting the Death of Captain Cook" Item #45083

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