A New collection of voyages and travels, dedicated to His Majesty, to be completed in twenty pocket volumes, printed on a very superior paper, and a new and elegant type; each volume to be embellished with three beautiful plates, designed and engraved by the first artists. On the 1st of November, 1796, will be published, and to be continued every Saturday fortnight. Price two shillings and sixpence, neatly done up in coloured paper and labelled on the back, volume the first, (ornamented with a portrait of the author, and two beautiful engravings from the most striking events,) of an historical account of the most celebrated voyages, travels, and discoveries, from the earliest period to the present time, including, among many others, those of voyages. Columbus, Drake, Cavendish, Ellis, Dampier, Cowley, Woodes rogers, Clipperton, Roggewein, Anson, Don ulloa, Cook, Byron, Wallis, Carteret, Mulgrave, Portlock, Wilson, Phillip, Bougainville, &c. Travels. Brydone, Carver, Johnson, Swinburne, Bruce, Moore, Addison, Dillon, Irwin, Hanway, Townsend, Vaillant, Savary, Coxe, Pocock, Brissot, Sparrman, Volney, Wraxhall, Anderson, &c. &c. By William Mavor, LL.D.
- Mavor, William Fordyce, 1758-1837.
The whole genuine and complete works of Flavius Josephus, the learned and authentic Jewish historian and celebrated warrior. Containing New and Elegant Editions of his Whole Works, viz. His History of the Antiquities of the Jews in Twenty Books; Including all their various memorable Transactions, and authentic Occurrences, &c. from the Creation of the World. I. The Wars of the Jews with the Romans from their Commencement to the final Destruction of Jerusalem by Titus, in the Reign of Vespasian. In Seven Books. II. The Two Books of Josephus in Defence of the Jewish Antiquities, against Apion. IV. His Discourse on the Martyrdom of the Maccabees. V. The Embassy of Philo from the Jews of Alexandria to the Emperor Caius Caligula. VI. The Life of Flavius Josephus, written by Himself. Vii. The Testimonies of Josephus, concerning Our Blessed Saviour Jesus Christ, St. John the Baptist, &c. clearly vindicated. The Whole Newly Translated from the Original in the Greek and Hebrew Languages, and Diligently Revised, Corrected, and Compared with Other Translations, and the Writings of Cotemporary Authors of different Nations; tending to prove the Authenticity of these Works. To which is added, to Render this Edition as Complete as Possible, a continuation of the history of the Jews, From the Death of Josephus to the Present Time, including a Period of more than 1700 Years. Containing An Account of their Dispersion into the various Parts of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America, their different Persecutions, Transactions, various Occurrences, and present State, throughout the World: And Including a great Variety of other Interesting and Authentic Particulars, collected from former Valuable Works, recording all the principal Transactions of the Jews since the Time of Josephus. Together with Notes,-Explanatory, Historical, Biographical, Classical, Critical, and Geographical; and Complete Marginal References. also copious indexes Of the Countries, Cities, Towns, Villages, Rivers, Mountains, Lakes, &c. where the principal Transactions took Place; and every other striking Matter relative to the Subject will be here Recorded. Likewise Tables of the Jewish Coins, Weights, Measures, &c: used in the Time of the Author. With a great Variety of other interesting and authentic Particulars never given in any Former Editions. By Thomas Bradshaw, D. D. Late of Emanuel-College, Cambridge; Lecturer of Painswick, near Gloucester; Master of the Grammar-School at Painswick; Chaplain of Pentonville-Chapel; and Afternoon-Preacher of Allhallows-Barking, Great Tower-Street, London. The whole embellished with a beautiful set of historical copper-plates, coloured maps, and other ornaments, finely Engraved by the most eminent Masters from Capital Paintings and Original Drawings, executed by Artists of the first Abilities.
- Josephus, Flavius.