This collection includes books scanned from The McMaster Collection mass digitization project. A Dublin Core record of the book will be available for each book, along with a pdf for local campus users. Primary library collections being prepared for scanning are, 18th Century Fiction, Russell Library. Rare books from Research Collections that are being considered are: Dialogo di Galileo Galilei Linceo [Galileo’s Dialogue], 1632; Sir Isaac Newton, Opticks, or A treatise of the reflexions, refractions, inflexions and colours of light, 1704; H.G. Wells, The Time Machine, first edition, 1895, autographed; Bernard Freeman Trotter, A Canadian Twilight and Other Poems of War and of Peace, 1917; D.H. Lawrence, Women in Love, Privately printed for subscribers only, 1920 [i.e., 1922] autographed.

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Submissions from 1806

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A compendious dictionary of the English language. In which five thousand words are added to the number found in the best English compends; the orthography is, in some instances, corrected; the pronunciation marked by an accent or other suitable direction; and the definitions of many words amended and improved., Noah Webster

Submissions from 1800

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General view of the agriculture of the county of Fife: with observations on the means of its improvement: drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture ... By John Thomson., John Thomson

Submissions from 1799

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More Kotzebue! : the origin of my own Pizarro : a farce, minor-rosciad, or Churchillian epistle, from Dick to Jack /, Samuel Argent Bardsley

Submissions from 1798

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A journal of the Terror : being an account of the occurences in the Temple during the confinement of Louis XVI, by M. Clery, the King's valet de chambre. together with a description of the last hours of the King, by the Abbe de Firmont, Clery

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A treatise on the influence of the passions, upon the happiness of individuals and of nations : illustrated by striking references to... the French Revolution, Anne Louise Germaine StaËel-Holstein

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Essays on some of Shakespeare's dramatic characters. : To which is added, an essay on the faults of Shakespeare. The fifth edition, William Richardson

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Night thoughts by Edward Young, D.D. With the life of the author, and notes critical & explanatory, Edward Young

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The four ages; together with essays on various subjects., William Jackson

Submissions from 1796

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Fabliaux or tales, abridged from French manuscripts of the XIIth and XIIIth centuries ..., Legrand

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The constitution of England; or, An account of the English government: in which it is compared, both with the republican form of government, and the other monarchies in Europe., Jean Louis de Lolme

Submissions from 1795

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Memoirs of King Charles I. and the loyalists who suffered in his cause; chiefly extracted from Lord Clarendon's History of the rebellion. Illustrated with their portraits, from Vandyke, &c., Edward Hyde Clarendon

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Picturesque views on the upper, or Warwickshire Avon : from its sources at Naseby to its junction with the Severn at Tewkesbury ; with observations on the public buildings, and other works of art in its vicinity, Samuel Ireland

Submissions from 1794

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Poems by Lady Manners., Catherine Rebecca Manners

Submissions from 1793

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Ogygia, or, a chronological account of Irish events: : collected from very ancient documents, ... Written originally in Latin by Roderic O'Flaherty, Esq. Translated by the Revd. James Hely, A.B. ..., Roderic O'Flaherty

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The literary life of the late Thomas Pennant, Esq. By himself, Thomas Pennant

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The seasons by James Thomson; with his life, an index, and glossary. ... and notes to The seasons, by Percival Stockdale., James Thomson

Submissions from 1792

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Observations, relative chiefly to picturesque beauty, made in the year 1772 on several parts of England; particularly the mountains, and lakes of Cumberland, and Westmoreland. Third edition. ... By William Gilpin, ..., William Gilpin

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Solitude considered with respect to its influence upon the mind and the heart /, Johann George Zimmermann

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The jockey club; or A sketch of the manners of the age. :, Charles Pigott

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The vicar of Wakefield : a tale, in two volumes, Oliver Goldsmith

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Three Essays : -on Picturesque Beauty: -on Picturesque Travel; -and, on sketching Landscape: to which is added a Poem, on Landscape Painting. (Notes on the Poem - Explanation of the prints)., William Gilpin

Submissions from 1790

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Julia; a novel, interspersed with some poetical pieces., Helen Maria Williams

Submissions from 1789

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State of the present form of government of the province of Quebec. W a large appendix containing extracts from the minutes of an investigation into the past administration of justice in that province, James Monk

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Tales and fables, in French and English. Written originally for the instruction of a young prince, by Fr. de Salignac de la Motte Fenelon, Archbishop of Cambray, and translated, Fraçois de Salignac de La Mothe- Fenelon

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The secret history of the court of Berlin; or, the character of the present King of Prussia, ... In a series of letters, translated from the French. ..., Honore-Gabriel de Riquetti Mirabeau

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The solitary castle, a romance of the eighteenth century. By the author of The village of Martindale., Nicholson

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Vida, ascendencia, nacimiento, crianza y aventuras del doctor D. Diego de Torres Villarroel ..., Diego de Torres Villarroel

Submissions from 1788

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An authentic detail of particulars relative to the late Duchess of Kingston., Elizabeth Chudleigh Bristol

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Letters to and from the late Samuel Johnson, LL. D., to which are added some poems never before printed., Samuel Johnson

Submissions from 1787

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Sean dana; le Oisian, Orran, Ulann, &c., John Smith

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The life of the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin., Thomas Sheridan

Submissions from 1786

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Le bon menage, ou, La suite de la bonne mere : comedie en un acte et en prose., Florian

Submissions from 1785

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The journal of a tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL. D.,, James Boswell

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The whole life and strange surprising adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner: who lived eight and twenty years all alone in an uninhabited island, on the coast of America, near the mouth of the great river Oroonoque; ..., Daniel Defoe

Submissions from 1783

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A brief and impartial review of the state of Great Britain, at the commencement of the fourth session of the fifteenth Parliament of the present reign. Humbly addressed to the Right Honourable and Honourable the Lords and Commons of Great Britain ...

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Memoires du comte de Grammont,, Anthony Hamilton

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The village : a poem. In two books., George Crabbe

Submissions from 1781

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A general view of the writings of Linnaeus, Richard Pulteney

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Philosophical inquiries in three parts..., James Harris

Submissions from 1780

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Antiquities & scenery of the north of Scotland, in a series of letters to Thomas Pennant, Esqr.,, Charles Cordiner

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Erotiani Galeni et Herodoti Glossaria in Hippocratem, Erotianus

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Natural history, general and particular /, Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon

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Practice common-placed : or, the rules and cases of practice in the courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas, methodically arranged, George Crompton

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The history of the establishment of the reformation of religion in Scotland. By Gilbert Stuart, LL.D., Gilbert Stuart

Submissions from 1777

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The English garden: a poem. Book the second., William Mason

Submissions from 1776

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The life of Petrarch. Collected from Memoires pour la vie de Petrarch. In two volumes. ..., Jacques-François-Paul-Aldonce de Sade

Submissions from 1775

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Poems ... : The traveller ; The hermit ; The deserted village ; Retaliation : to which is prefixed the life of the author., Oliver Goldsmith

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The poems of Mr. Gray : to which are prefixed memoirs of his life and writings /, Thomas Gray

Submissions from 1774

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Publii Virgilii Maronis Bucolica et Georgica tabulis aeneis olim a Johanne Pine ..., Virgil

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Retaliation: a poem. Including epitaphs on some of the most distinguished wits of this metropolis., Oliver Goldsmith

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The lives of those eminent antiquaries Elias Ashmole, esquire, and Mr. William Lilly, written by themselves; containing, first, William Lilly's history of his life and times, with notes, by Mr. Ashmole: Secondly, Lilly's life and death of Charles the First: and lastly, the life of Elias Ashmole, esquire, by way of diary. With several occasional letters, by Charles Burman, esquire, William Lilly, Elias Ashmole, Charles Burman, and Thomas Davies

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The lives of those eminent antiquaries Elias Ashmole, esquire, and Mr. William Lilly, written by themselves; containing, first, William Lilly's history of his life and times, with notes, by Mr. Ashmole: Secondly, Lilly's life and death of Charles the First: and lastly, the life of Elias Ashmole, esquire, by way of diary. With several occasional letters, by Charles Burman, esquire., Lily Williams

Submissions from 1773

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Poems., Barbauld

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The Passions personify'd, in familiar fables ..., Edward Young

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The prodigal son; an oratorio, Set to music by Mr. Arnold., Thomas Hull

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The rape of Pomona : an elegiac epistle, John Courtenay

Submissions from 1772

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An appeal to the public, on the subject of the national debt., Richard Price

Submissions from 1771

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The works of the Reverend George Whitefield : M.A. ... Containing all his sermons and tracts which have been already published: with a select collection of letters ... Also some other pieces on important subjects, never before printed ; ... To which is prefixed, an account of his life, compiled from his original papers ..., George Whitefield

Submissions from 1770

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The additional case of Elisabeth, claiming the title and dignity of Countess of Sutherland, by her guardians. Wherein the facts and arguments in support of her claim are more fully stated, and the errors in the additional cases exhibited for the other claimants are detected. To be heard at the bar of the House of Lords, upon the day of [blank] 177[blank]., Elizabeth Leveson-Gower Sutherland

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The gentleman's and connoisseur's dictionary of painters. Containing a complete collection, and account, of the most distinguished artists, who have flourished in the art of painting, ... To which are added, two catalogues; ... By the Rev. M. Pilkington, ..., Matthew Pilkington

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The life of Edward lord Herbert of Cherbury,, Edward Herbert Herbert of Cherbury

Submissions from 1768

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A defence of my uncle., Voltaire

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Poems upon various subjects, Latin and English, Isaac Hawkins Browne

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The Christiad : a poem in six books /, Marco Girolamo Vida

Submissions from 1767

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Memoirs, containing a genealogical and historical account of the antient and honourable house of Stanley, from the Conquest, to the death of James, late earl of Derby, in the year 1735; as also a full description of the Isle of Man, &c., John Seacome

Submissions from 1765

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Poems on various subjects. Whereto is prefixed a short essay on the structure of English verse., Lemuel Abbot

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The comedies : of Terence, translated into familiar blank verse. By George Colman.

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The courtesan /, Edward Thompson

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The traveller; or, A prospect of society. A poem inscribed to the Rev. Mr. Henry Goldsmith,, Oliver Goldsmith

Submissions from 1764

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The candidate. A poem. By C. Churchill., Charles Churchill

Submissions from 1763

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The memoirs : of the Marquis de Hautefort, aid-de-camp to Marechal Tallard. Containing an account of the most secret and memorable transactions of the war in Spain, Bavaria, and Flanders, ... Interspersed with several curious particulars, relating to the author's own life, and the amours of the late Duke Regent of France, ..., Louis-Charles de Hautefort Surville

Submissions from 1761

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The works of Mr. William Congreve. In three volumes. Consisting of his plays and poems., William Congreve

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The works of Mr. William Congreve. In three volumes. Consisting of his plays and poems., William Congreve

Submissions from 1760

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Giphantia:, or, A view of what has passed, what is now passing, and, during the present century, what will pass, in the world., Charles-François Tiphaigne de La Roche

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The history of Scotland : During the reigns of Queen Mary and of King James VI. till his accession to the crown of England. With a review of the Scottish history previous to that period; and an appendix. ... By William Robertson, ..., William Robertson

Submissions from 1759

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The beldames; a poem.

Submissions from 1758

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The report of the general officers, appointed ... to inquire into the causes of the failure of the late expedition to the coasts of France. ... With an appendix, containing the papers referred to in the said report, Great Britain. Army

Submissions from 1757

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The fleece, a poem. In four books., John Dyer

Submissions from 1755

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Doctor King's apology, or, Vindication of himself from the several matters charged on him by the Society of Informers., William King

Submissions from 1752

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On the omniscience of the Supreme Being : a poetical essay, Christopher Smart

Submissions from 1750

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The silkworm: : a poem. In two books. /, Marco Girolamo Vida

Submissions from 1749

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Odes of Pindar, with several other pieces in prose and verse, translated from the Greek. To which is prefixed a dissertation on the Olympick Games., Pindar

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Scientia navalis : sev Tractatvs de constrvendis ac dirigendis navibvs ... /, Leonhard Euler

Submissions from 1748

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An account of Sir Isaac Newton's philosophical discoveries, Colin Maclaurin

Submissions from 1745

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Poems on several occasions: and two critical essays, ... By Mr. Samuel Say., Samuel Say

Submissions from 1742

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A genealogical history of the house of Yvery; in its different branches of Yvery, Luvel, Perceval, and Gournay ..., James Anderson

Submissions from 1741

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Letters written to and for particular friends on the most important occasions. Directing not only the requisite style and forms to be observed in writing familiar letters but how to think and act justly and prudently in the common concerns of human life. Containing one hundred and seventy-three letters., Samuel Richardson

Submissions from 1740

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M. Annaei Lucani Pharsalia. Cum commentario Petri Burmanni., Lucan

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The neid of Virgil., Virgil. Virgil

Submissions from 1738

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The religion of nature delineated ..., William Wollaston

Submissions from 1737

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The life of mayster Wyllyam Caxton, of the Weald of Kent; the first printer in England. ... Collected, John Lewis

Submissions from 1731

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The case of opposition stated, between the Craftsman and the people.

Submissions from 1729

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A brefe chronycle concernynge the examynacyon and death of the blessed martyr of Christ, Syr Johan Oldecastell, the lorde Cobham., John Bale

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The Dunciad, variorum : with the prolegomena of Scriblerus., Alexander Pope

Submissions from 1727

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Progymnasmata. The inn-play : or, Cornish-hugg wrestler. Digested in a method which teacheth to break all holds, and throw most falls mathematically. ... By Sir Tho. Parkyns., Thomas Parkyns

Submissions from 1725

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Observations introductory to an historical essay, upon the Knighthood of the Bath By John Anstis ..., John Anstis

Submissions from 1718

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The British history, : translated into English from the Latin of Jeffrey of Monmouth. With a large preface concerning the authority of the History. By Aaron Thompson, ..., Galfridus

Submissions from 1710

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The history, ancient and modern, of the sheriffdoms of Fife and Kinross; with the description of both, and of the firths of Forth and Tay, ... With an account of the natural products of the land and waters. By Sir Robert Sibbald, ..., Robert Sibbald

Submissions from 1708

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Albii Tibulli equitis Rom. quae exstant : ad fidem veterum membranarum sedulo castigata, Tibullus

Submissions from 1704

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Observations de l'Academie françoise sur les Remarques de M. de Vaugelas., Academie française