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The bower of spring, with other poems by Thomas Brown
The visit for a week; or, hints on the improvement of time. Containing original tables, ... from natural ... history, &c. designed for the amusement of youth. The Second edition, revised and corrected. By the author of the Six princesses of Babylon, by Lucy Peacock
The pilgrim's progress, from this world to that which is to come: delivered under the similitude of a dream, in three parts. : Wherein are set forth the manner of his setting out; the several dangers and difficulties he met with in his journey; and the many victories he obtained over the world, the flesh, and the devil, together with his happy arrival at the celestial city by John Bunyan
Felix Alvarez, or, Manners in Spain containing descriptive accounts of some of the prominent events of the late Peninsular war : and authentic anecdotes illustrative of the Spanish character : interspersed with poetry, original and from the Spanish by Alexander R. C. Dallas
Letters from the South, written during an excursion in the summer of 1816 by James Kirke Paulding
Letters of the late Rev. Mr. Laurence Sterne, to his most intimate friends. With a fragment in the manner of Rabelais. To which are prefixed, memoirs of his life and family. Written by himself. And published by his daughter, Mrs. Medalle. In three volumes by Laurence Sterne
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About meLady Jean Skipwith (1748-1826), prominent Virginia book collector. She was born Jane Miller; her father Hugh Miller was a Scottish tobacco merchant who lived in Virginia from 1746 to 1760, and her mother Jane was a member of the well-known Bolling family.
About my libraryJean Skipwith's library is one of the very few known southern women's libraries from the colonial period, and is certainly the largest collection assembled by a Virginia woman.
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