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Chamberlen, Mr. News from hell, or, A match for the directors: a satire humbly inscribed to the honourable members of the Secret Committee: with a dedication to the emperour of the moon / by Mr. Chamberlen (London: Printed for the author, and sold by J. Roberts at the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane, 1721).


Essay in praise of knavery: whether it be in c---ers, politicians, or lawyers; priests, p---lates, or church dignitaries; l---ds, merchants, or stock-jobbers; national plunderers, or pick-pockets; thieves, highway-men, or thief-takers (London: Printed for Sam. Briscoe, at the Bell Savage on Ludgate-Hill; and at the Sun against John's Coffee-House in Swithin's Alley, in Cornhil, 1723).


Exchange-alley, or, The stock-jobber turn'd gentleman: with the humours of our modern projectors: a tragi-comical farce: humbly inscrib'd to the gentlemen daily attending at Jonathan's Coffee-house (London: Printed for T. Bickerton, at the Crown in Pater-noster row, 1720).


Gordon, Thomas, d. 1750. Conspirators; or, the case of Catiline, as collected from the best historians, impartially examin'd; with respect to his declared and covert abettors; and the artifices used to skreen the conspirators from punishment (London: Printed for J. Roberts, near the Oxford Arms in Warwick-Lane, 1721).


Gordon, Thomas, d. 1750. Conspirators, or, the case of Catiline. Part II / by the author of the first part (London: Printed for J. Roberts, at the Oxford Arms in Warwick-Lane, 1721).


Hymn to the chair: or, Lucubrations, serious and comical, on the use of chairs, benches, forms, joint-stools, three-legged stools, and ducking-stools: the hint taken from the Craftsman of the 6th instant… (London: Printed for B. Dickinson ...; Tho. Corbet ...; and R. Montague ..., 1732).


Midriff, John, Sir. Observations on the spleen and vapours: containing remarkable cases of persons of both sexes, and all ranks, from the aspiring director to the humble bubbler, who have been miserably afflicted with those melancholy disorders since the fall of South-Sea (London: Printed for J. Roberts, in Warwick Lane, 1721).


[South Sea bubble playing cards] ([London: Carington Bowles, 1721]).


Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745. Swearer's-bank, or, Parliamentary security for establishing a new bank in Ireland: wherein the medicinal use of oaths is considered: (with The best in Christendom. A tale.) ...: to which is prefixed, an essay upon English bubbles (Dublin: Printed by Thomas Hume, next door to the Walsh's-Head in Smock-Alley, 1720).