Books / Collections ~ c026

The Beauties of History; or, Pictures of Virtue and Vice, Drawn from Real Life: Designed for the Instruction and Entertainment of Youth.

Type:
  • adventuresses
  • ancient or classical
  • good character or deeds
  • world history sample

Biographies

1B21383Conjugal Affection: The Wife of Julius Sabinus
2B21384The Wife of Cavades, King of Persia
3B21385The Wife of Phocion, General of the Athenians
4B21386The Wife of Acilius the Roman
5B21387The Young Prince of Armenia to the Princess
6B21388Pliny to his Wife Terentia
7B21389Ambition: Tullia, Who Plots the Death of Her Husband and Sister, then Marries her Brother in Law
8B21390Beneficence: Lady Burleigh
9B21391Chastity: Phocais, an Ionian Lady
10B21392Elizabeth, the Young Widow of Sir John Grey
11B21393Lucretia
12B21394The Conduct of a Lacedemonian Lady
13B21395Chiamara, the Wife of Ortiagon
14B21396Compassion: Blanche of Castile, Queen Regent of France
15B21397The Czarina
16B21398Sentiments: Jane of Flounders, Wife of Charles de Blois
17B21399Constancy: Mrs. Askew
18B21400Cruelty: Mary I of England
19B21401Education: Phronissa and Her Daughters
20B21402Gaming: Mira
21B21403Dorinda
22B21404Happiness: Monima
23B21405Industry: Lady Jane Grey
24B21406Princess Elizabeth

Persons

  1. L. M. Stretch · Author

Publishers/Publications

  1. Dublin: Marchbank, 1775
  2. London: E. & C. Dilly, 1777
  3. London: Ballantyne, Hanson and Company, 1782
  4. London: Ballantyne, Hanson and Company, 1787
  5. London: Ballantyne, Hanson and Company, 1794
  6. London: Ballantyne, Hanson and Company, 1802
  7. London: Ballantyne, Hanson and Company, 1813
  8. London: Ballantyne, Hanson and Company, 1815
  9. London: Ballantyne, Hanson and Company, 1833
  10. London: Ballantyne, Hanson and Company, 2008
  11. London: for author, 1770