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There were 6 items purchased or donated by the Charles Hoeing Book Fund during the 2019-2020 fiscal year.

Title: A mirror for the female sex : historical beauties for young ladies, intended to lead the female mind to the love and practice of moral goodness : designed principally for the use of ladies' schools
Author: Pilkington, Mrs. 1766-1839. (Mary),
Imprint: Hartford :Printed by Hudson and Goodwin for Oliver D and I Cooke, 1799.
 
 
Title: An essay on the art of ingeniously tormenting : with proper rules for the exercise of that pleasant art, humbly addressed, in the first part, to the master, husband, &c, in the second part to the wife, friend, &c, with some general instructions for plaguing all your acquaintance.
Author: Collier, Jane, 1715?-1755 author.
Imprint: London :Printed for A Millar in the Strand, MDCCLIII [1753].
 
 
Title: An essay towards a natural history of serpents : in two parts. I. The first exhibits a general view of serpents, in their various aspects, such as their kinds, bulk, food, motion, propagation, coverture, colours; in which is inserted a short account of vegetable, mineral, and animal poison, particularly that of the serpent; and its cure in various nations; where also the serpent is used as food and physick. II. The second gives a view of most serpents known in the several parts of the world, described by their various names, different countries, and qualities. Illustrated with copper-plates, engraved by the best hands. III. To which is added a third part, containing six dissertations upon the following articles, as collateral to the subject. 1. Upon the primeval serpent in Paradise. 2. The fiery serpents that infested the camp of Israel. 3. The brazen serpent erected by Moses. 4. The divine worship given to serpents by the nations. 5. The origin and reason of that monstrous worship. 6. Upon the adoration of different kinds of beasts by the Egyptians, with divers instances of the same stupidity in other nations. The whole intermix'd with variety of entertaining digressions, philosophical and historical.
Author: Owen, Charles, -1746 author.
Imprint: London :Printed for the author sold by John Gray at the Cross-Keys in the Poultry near Cheapside, 1742.
 
 
Title: Choir gaur : the grand orrery of the ancient druids, commonly called Stonehenge, on Salisbury plain : astronomically explained, and mathematically proved to be a temple erected in the earliest ages, for observing the motions of the heavenly bodies
Author: Smith, John, author.
Imprint: Salisbury : [London] :Sold also by R Horsfield No 22 Ludgate-Street and J White Lincoln's-Inn-Fields London; Printed for the author and sold by E Easton, 1771.
 
 
Title: Elements of morality. 4th ed. 1799. 3 vols
Imprint: 2019
 
 
Title: Sadducismus triumphatus, or, A full and plain evidence, concerning witches and apparitions : in two parts : the first treating of their possibility : the second of their real existence
Author: Glanvill, Joseph, 1636-1680 author.
Imprint: London :Printed for A Bettesworth and J Batley in Pater-noster-Row W Meares and J Hooke near Temple-Bar in Fleet-street, MDXXCCVI [1726]
 
 

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