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BOOKS printed for J. WALTHOE, over-against the Royal-Exchange, in Cornhill.

Lately Publish'd,


The THIRD EDITION, with Additions, of

A Complete Collection of STATE-TRIALS, and Proceedings for High-Treason, and other Crimes and Misdemeanours: From the Reign of King RICHARD II , to the Reign of King GEORGE II .

With Two Alphabetical Tables to the whole.

Of whom may be had.

Jus Parliamentarium: Or, The Ancient POWER, Jurisdiction, Rights and Liberties, of the most high Court of PARLIAMENT. By WILLIAM PETYT , Esq; late of the Inner Temple, and Keeper of the Records in the Tower.

The LAW of EVIDENCE: Wherein all the Cases that have yet been printed in any of our Law Books or Trials, and that in any wife relate to Points of Evidence, are collected and digested under their proper Heads. The Third Edition, corrected, and brought down to this Time.

Chronica Juridicialia: A Chronological Table of the Names of all the Lord Chancellors, Lord Keepers, Judges, and Serjeants at Law, from the Conquest to 1739.

CASES in LAW and EQUITY, chiefly during the Time the late Earl of Macclesfield presided in the Courts of King's-Bench and Chancery.

By ROBERT LUCAS , of the Inner Temple, Esq;

The Legal Judicature in Chancery stated.

An Historical Account of the Original and Nature, as well as the Law of DEVISES and REVOCATIONS. By a late Learned Judge.

An Historical View of the Court of Exchequer, and of the King's Revenues there answered. By a late Learned Judge.

Just Publish'd,

(Price Five Shillings.)

The Elements of ALGEBRA, in a New and Easy Method; with their Use and Application, in the Solution of a great Variety of Arithmetical and Geometrical Questions, by General and Universal Rules.

To which is prefix'd, An Introduction contain ing a succinct History of this Science.

By Mr NATHANIEL HAMMOND , of the Bank.

Extract from the Account of this Book in the Works of the Learned.

' The World has long complained of the Want ' of a proper Introduction to Algebrz. Some are ' so very concise, as if they were contriv'd not to ' teach but introduce a Teacher; others again are ' larger, but wrote with so little Condescension to ' the Understandings of such as are altogether unacquainted ' with the Science, that they are of very ' little Use to those who are most inclined to make ' use of them. Whence it comes to pass, that few ' find it practicable to make any Progress in Algebra ' without a Master, tho' certainly-the Science ' in itself is far from surpassing a clear Head, and ' a tolerable Understanding.

' The Design of this Treatise, which is of a reasonable ' Bulk, and which contains nothing which ' is not solid, and to the Purpose, is to assist such ' as are engaged in teaching Algebra with a regular ' Method, and a large Stock of Examples; to that ' their Scholars may find Employment in their Absence; ' and to enable such as live in Country. ' Places, and must consequently want all other Tutors, ' except Books, to acquire such a Skill in ' this Science, as may enable them to spend a Portion ' of their Time agreeably in the Cultivation of ' their better Parts, and in rendering a natural Method ' of enquiring after Truth habitual.

' The Treatise begins with a copious Explication ' of the Fundamental Principles of the Art, and of ' the Signs and Method of Notation used therein ' The Author then proceeds to the several Rules, ' explaining them carefully and copiously in all their ' various Cases; so that with a moderate Attention ' it is simply impossible for a Person, who desires to ' be Master of Algebra, to miss of his End.

' We never find this Writer advancing any thing ' out of its proper Place, or burthening the Mind ' of his Scholar with Rules, before they become necessary: ' He prosesses o have imitated the judicious ' Euclid in this Rebect; and he has done it ' with equal Art and Flicity. By this means he ' has delivered the young Student in Algebra from ' that which is usually be most fatiguing Part of ' the Science, viz. The Doctrine of Surds, in the ' Manner in which it usually taught. By the ' same Means he leads h Reader directly to Equations; ' and, by shewin him the Profit he is to

' reap from the Science encourages him to overcome ' all it Difficulties. But ' strong and more ' slowly through the rest of the Work, that whoever ' follow him, may be obliged to become Master ' of every Branch of the Art, so as to be a compleat ' Algebra, before he quits his Book, and ' not a Smatterer

' Quadratic Equations, and the Art of managing ' Converging S, the adoptable Invention of ' the incomparable Sir Isaac Newton , are here to ' clearly explained, and their several Cases so plainly ' set down, and so thoroughly explicated, that ' it may be truly said, there are no where else such ' Instructions to be met with. At the of the ' Book, we find abundance of Observations, necessary ' for enlightening such Minds as are willing ' to proceed still farther in analytic Discoveries; ' so that considering the Compass of this Work, ' and that too is very moderate, it is as complete ' as possibly can be expected: And he who is ' thoroughly versed in it. will find no great Difficulties, ' when he proceeds to sublimer Studies. ' The Language is plain and natural. the Book is ' more copious than any other in Examples, and ' the Illustrations of them are so full and clear, ' that is impossible to mistake their Meaning. -

Just Publish'd,

(Price Two Shillings and Six pence)

A New Method of IMPROVING cold, wet, and barren LANDS, particularly Clayey Grounds.

( Illustrated with Eight Copper-Plates, exhibiting the Figures of the Instrument necessary for these New Improvements.)

This Treatise contains, The best Methods of draining wet Lands, either arising from their Situation or Springs. 2. Directions for burning Turf, Mole-Hills, and Clay, for the Improvement of such Lands. 3. The man Advantages that arise from boggy Grounds, by turning them into Plantations, according to the Nature of the Soil, and Situation of the Place. 4. Directions for making of Fifth-ponds, and Ditches so feeding or breeding of Fish, and carrying off the Water. 5. The Method of burning barren Land in North Britain.

6. How to ascertain the Value of Hilly Grounds, a Thing extreamely useful o Landlord and Tenant.

7. Directions for making Gardens in clayey Grounds, and a certain Method of improving Fruit-Trees.

Lately Publish'd, in Six Parts,

( New collected into one Volume, with a compleat Index to the whole )

PHOENIX BRITANNIC: Being a Miscellaneous Collection of Tracts, Historical cal, Biographical, Satirical, Critical, &c. where as no where to be found in the Closets of the Intersperted with choice Pieces from original scripts. Collected by J MORGAN, Gent

This Volume consists of above seventy secure and curious TRACTS; among which are contained.

1. A Sermon no less fruitful than famous, by 133

2. The wonderful Year 1603.

3. A Narrative of the Proceedings at where the Lord C, Lord Gray, and Sir Markham, all attainted of High-Treason, were ready to be executed on the 9th of December, With His Majesty's Warrant for suspending their Execution.

4. A short View of the long Life and Reign of Henry III . By Sir Robert Cotton .

5. The Danger wherein the Kingdom now standeth, and the Remedy. By the same Hand 1628

6. Vox Civitatis; or, London's Complaint. 1625

7. Protect of the House of Commons ( in 1628 against certain Infringments of the Court, &c

8. Remarkable Passages which occurred from the Meeting of the Parliament the 23d of January 165 to their Dissolution. Also a List of their Names who sat in the other House, so greatly design'd for a House of Lords, with a brief Description of their Merits and Deserts.

9. A most notable Speech concerning the other House. March 1659.

10. Valour auatomiz'd in a Fancy. By Sir Philip Sidney . 1581.

11. The last Will of George Fox .

12. William Lithgow 's Account of his inhuman Racking by the Spaniards at Malaga, in 1620.

13. Count Gondomar's Transactions, during his Embassy in England, 1620.

14. A true and exact Naration of the miraculous Deliverance of Ann Green: Who, being executed at Oxford the 14th of December 1650, afterwards revived. Together with the Manner of her suffering, and the particular Means used for her Recovery.

15. A Declaration of the Life, Treasons, and Execution of Dr John Story , 1571.

16. Sir Walter Ralegh 's Ghost. MS. 1622.

17. The Life of Henry Welby , who liv'd at his House in Grub-street 44 Years, and-in that Space was never seen by any. And there died the 29th of October, 1636, aged 84. With many other curious-Articles.

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