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Bibliography of Samuel Richardson

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Samuel Richardson was a prolific writer. Here is a more complete bibliography of his works:

  • Novels
    • Pamela; or, Virtue Rewarded (1740–1761)
    • Pamela in her Exalted Condition (1741–1761) – the sequel to Pamela, usually published together in 4 Volumes – revised through 14 editions
    • Clarissa, or, the History of a Young Lady (1747–61) – revised through 4 editions
    • Letters and Passages Restored to Clarissa (1751)
    • The History of Sir Charles Grandison (1753–1761) – restored and corrected through 4 editions
    • The History of Mrs. Beaumont – A Fragment – unfinished
  • Supplements
    • A Reply to the Criticism of Clarissa (1749)
    • Meditations on Clarissa (1751)
    • The Case of Samuel Richardson (1753)
    • An Address to the Public (1754)
    • 2 Letters Concerning Sir Charles Grandison (1754)
    • A Collection of Moral Sentiments (1755)
    • Conjectures on Original Composition in a Letter to the Author 1st and 2nd editions (1759) (with Edward Young)
  • As editor
    • Aesop's Fables – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd editions (1739–1753)
    • The Negotiations of Thomas Roe (1740)
    • A Tour through Great Britain (4 Volumes) by Daniel Defoe – 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th editions (1742–1761)
    • The Life of Sir William Harrington (knight) by Anna Meades – revised and corrected
  • Other works
    • The Apprentice's Vade Mecum (1734)
    • A Seasonable Examination of the Pleas and Pretensions Of the Proprietors of, and Subscribers to, Play-Houses, Erected in Defiance of the Royal License. With Observations on the Printed Case of the Players belonging to Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden Theatres (1735)
    • Verses Addressed to Edward Cave and William Bowyer (printer) (1736)
    • A compilation of letters published as a manual, with directions on How to think and act justly and prudently in the Common Concerns of Human Life (1741)
    • The Familiar Letters 6 Editions (1741–1755)
    • The Life and heroic Actions of Balbe Berton, Chevalier de Grillon (2 volumes) 1st and 2nd Editions by Lady Marguerite de Lussan (as assistant translator of an anonymous female translator)
    • No. 97, The Rambler (1751)
  • Posthumous Works
    • 6 Letters upon Duelling (1765)
    • Letter from an Uncle to his Nephew (1804)


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