Miscellanies / by the Honourable Daines Barrington.

Record ID: 
Barrington, Daines, 1727-1800.
Miscellanies / by the Honourable Daines Barrington.
London : Printed by J. Nichols : Sold by B. White and J. Nichols, 1781.

Tracts on the possibility of reaching the North Pole -- Miscellaneous essays [on natural history] -- Particulars of an agreement between the King of Spain and the Royal Society, for an exchange of natural curiosities -- Account of Mozart, Mr. Charles Wesley, Master Samuel Wesley, Little Crotch, the Earl of Mornington / [in part by Charles Wesley, Sr.] -- Of the deluge in the time of Noah -- History of the Gwedir family / by Sir John Wynne, the first baronet of that name -- Letter, intended for Dodsley's museum, on the English and French writers -- Dialogue on the ancient tragedies / written at Oxford in 1746 -- Oh, there's voyage, and the geography of the ninth century illustrated / [translated from King Aelfred's Anglo-Saxon version of Orosius].
(cont.) Journal of a Spanish voyage in 1775, to explore the western coast of N. America / by the second pilot of the fleet, Don Francisco Antonio Maurelle.


Numbers 541-546 omitted in paging.
Leaf containing p. 359-360 is a cancel.
Includes index.
The report on Mozart (Account of a very remarkable young musician) is preceded by an engraved portrait of the composer at the age of seven.

Associated names: 

Nichols, J., printer.
White, B., bookseller.

Music Collection: