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Cooke, C. National Library of Portugal

Cooke, Charles, active 1789-1817 Library of Congress/NACO ISNI

Cooke, Charles, fl. 1789-1817 National Library of Poland National Library of the Netherlands

Cooke, Charles, époque 1789-1817 National Library and Archives of Québec

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Cooke's pocket edition, superbly embellished, of Hume's history of England, from the invasion of Julius Cæsar, to the abdication of James II. With the author's last corrections and improvements, to be comprized in only 36 numbers, price six-pence each. Printed in octo-decimo, or eighteens, being the same pocket size as the select novel. To which will be added a continuation, by Dr. Smollett, from the abdication of James II to the death of George II. And a farther continuation, to the present time, by T. A. Llyod, Esq. Being the most superb and cheap edition ever yet published, the whole embellished with upwards of 60 elegant engravings, the major part of which will represent the principal events recorded in the history, and the remainder will comprise a complete series of whole-length portraits of all the monarchs who have swayed the British sceptre from William the Conqueror to his present majesty, George III, habited in the dresses of the times in which they lived. This day published, no. I price only six-pence, containing the unusual quantity of 144 pages, including the life of the author, written byhimself, printed upon an elegant new type, and on paper of an excellent quality. Embellished with 1. an elegant frontispiece:- 2. a vignette titlepage;- 3. a vignette dedication, with a protrait of his majesty. And on Saturday next will be published, no. II. The following numbers to be published in regular succession till the whole is completed, of Hume's history of England, with Smollett's and Lloyd's continuation, down to the year 1794. Plan and conditions of the work. I. That this work shall be printed on a beautiful new Burgeois type, purposely calculated to comprise a great quantity of matter in a small compass; and by avoiding useless blanks, before and after the chapters, introduced in former editions of Hume, to enlarge them to an unnecessary and voluminous extent, the public will now be presented with an edition of Hume's history of England at less than half the expence which has ever been affixed to the cheapest edition. It will also be printed on paper of an excelent texture and quality. II. Each number, price only six-pence, chall be embellished with one elegant engraving, and some of them with two, executed by Arthur Hugh in estimation, and strikingly picturesque of the most material incidents that occur in the history. III. In the course of the history, will be given a compleat series of whole length portraits of all the British monarchs, from William the Conqueror, to his present majesty. IV. In order to accommodate the curious, a superior edition will be struck off on warehouse, William paper, of the finest texture, curiously hot-pressed. It will contain the first impressions of the plates, which will be worked off in the manner of proofs; and in every other respect will maintain a superiority of nature and elegance. From the united expences attendant on these extra embellishments, will be affixed the additional charge of only six-pence each number. National Library of Poland National Library of the Netherlands
<A >modern authenthic and complete system of universal geography National Library of Portugal
A New & accurate map of North America including Nootka Sound ; with the new discovered islands on the North East Coast of Asia National Library and Archives of Québec
New publications on the arts and sciences, theology, geography, history &c. Printed for C. Cooke, No.17, Pater-Noster Row, London, 1790? Library of Congress/NACO
Stock reduction in manufacturing : a methodology for the small/medium company xR Extended Relationships
The whole genuine and complete works of Flavius Josephus, the learned and authentic Jewish historian and celebrated warrior ... Library of Congress/NACO
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The world from the discoveries & observations made in the latest voyages & travels Library of Congress/NACO

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