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Libertinage & Liberty - Works in Bryn Mawr's Special Collections

List for HIST358: Topics in Enlightenment History - Libertinage and Liberty (Graham: Spring 2016)

Scandal & Crime

An authentic detail of particulars relative to the late Duchess of Kingston.   London, Printed for G. Kearsley, 1788.     DA483.C6 A8. 

Cadière, Marie-Catherine, 1709-   A compleat translation of the whole case of Mary Catherine Cadiere against the Jesuite Father, John Baptist Girard : in a memorial presented to the Parliament of Aix : in which that Jesuite is accused of seducing her, and six other female  votaries, by the abominable doctrines of quietism, into the most criminal excesses of lewdness.  London : Printed for J. Millan ..., 1732.    KJV135.G57 C3413 1732        

Code, ou nouveau réglement sur les lieux de prostitutions dans la ville de Paris.   Londres [i.e. Paris? : s.n.], 1775.   HQ196 P3 C4 1775    

Les Confessions d'une courtisane devenue philosophe. Londres, et se trouve à Paris, chez Couturier, 1784.   DC137.5 C7 A3 1784

Fauques, Marianne-Agnès Pillement, dame de, ca. 1720- ca. 1777.  L'histoire de Madame la marquise de Pompadour. Traduite de l'anglois.   À Londres, S. Hooper, 1759.   DC135 P8 F2 1759

La gazette de Cythere, ou Avantures galantes et recentes, arrivées dans les principales villes de l'Europe. A la fin de laquelle on a joint le Précis historique  de la vie de Mad. la comtesse Du Barry, avec son portrait.      Londres, [i.e. Netherlands : s.n.], 1774.      PQ1947.A1 G3 1774.

Poulain, Mlle. de Nogent.   Anecdotes intéressantes de l'amour conjugal, revues & exposées avec precision, de la fin du regne de Louis XIV.  Londres, Paris, Chez Hardouin & Gattey, 1786.  d PQ2019 P9A5 1786

Weld, Catherine Elizabeth, 1708?-        The whole of the proceedings in the Arches-Court of Canterbury,  in a cause between the Hon. Mrs. Catherine Weld, daughter to the Lord Aston and Edward Weld, Esquire, her husband :  Containing, I. Her libel exhibited against him for impotency .    London : Printed for E. Rayner ..., 1732.  KD 764 A52 W4 1732

Medicine & Health

Aristotle, pseud.  The works of Aristotle, the famous philosopher. In four parts. containing I. His Complete master-piece: displaying the secrets of nature in the generation of man.  To which is added, The family physician, being approved remedies for the several distempers incident to the human body. II. His Experienced midwife: absolutely necessary for surgeons, midwives, nurses, and child-bearing women. III. His Book of problems: containing various questions and answers, relative to the state of man's body. IV. His Last legacy: unfolding the secrets of nature, respecting the generation of man.   London : Printed for the Booksellers, 1802.     RC81 .A7 1802.

Bell, Benjamin, 1749-1806.   A treatise on gonorrhoea virulenta and lues venerea     Albany : Published by E. F. Backus ; E. & E. Hosford, printers, 1814. RC201 .B43 1814        

Blumenbach, Johann Friedrich, 1752-1840.    Elements of physiology.    Philadelphia : Printed by Thomas Dobson, at the Stone-house, nĚŠ41, South second-street, M.DCC.XCV.    612 B625e.

Drake, James, 1667-1707.   Anthropologia nova : or, A new system of anatomy. Describing the animal oeconomy, and a short rationale of many distempers incident to human bodies.   London: Printed for W. Innys, 1717.    611 D789a.

Lewis, William, 1708-1781.  The new dispensatory: containing I. The theory and practice of pharmacy. II. A distribution of medicinal simples according to their virtues and sensible qualities... III. A full translation of the London and Edinburgh pharmacopoeias... IV. Directions for extemporaneous prescription ... V. A collection of cheap remedies for the use of the poor London,    Printed for J. Nourse, 1753.  RS151.2 .L37 1753.       

Memis, John.  The midwife's pocket-companion: or a practical treatise of midwifery on a new plan. Containing full and plain directions for the management and delivery of child-bearing women in the different cases, and the cure of the several diseases incident  to them and new born children, in the safest manner, and  according to the best and newest improvements. Adapted to the  use of the female as well as the male practitioner in that art.      Aberdeen : Printed for the author, MDCCLXXXVI [1786]
RG93 .M51 1786. 

Short, Thomas, 1690?-1772.       Medicina Britannica, or, A treatise on such physical plants, as are generally to be found in the fields or gardens in Great-Britain : containing a particular account of their nature, virtues, and uses ...   London : Printed for R. Manby and H. Shute Cox, 1747.  RS81 .S44 1747.


Le Vaillant, François, 1753-1824.   Voyage de monsieur Le Vaillant dans l'intérieur de l'Afrique :  par le Cap de Bonne-Espérance, dans les années 1780, 81, 82, 83, 84 & 85.  A Paris : Chez Leroy, Libraire ..., 1790.      DT826 .L5 1790.

Pallas, Peter Simon, Flora Rossica . . .Petropoli: Typographia imperiali J.J. Weitbrecht, 1784.  2 vols.          ff QK321.P2 1784

Thornton, Robert John, 1768?-1837.  The temple of Flora : or, Garden of nature, being picturesque botanical plates of the new illustration of the sexual system of Linnaeus.     London : Printed for the  [i.e. the author ], 1799 .  ff QK92 .T6