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George Robinson


  1. A journey made in the summer of 1794 through Holland and the Western frontier of Germany, with a return down the Rhine. To which are added, observations during a tour to the lakes of Lancashire, Westmoreland, and Cumberland has translation publisher
  2. A Letter from the Abbé Raynal to the National Assembly of France, on the Subject of the Revolution, and the Philosophical Principles which led to it ... With the Original French: To which is added, the declaration of the Chevalier Bintinaye, on the resignation of his commission and pension translation publisher
  3. An abridgment of the history of England, from the invasion of Julius Cæsar, to the death of George II has translation has other edition publisher
  4. Analysis of the Science of Legislation, from the Italian of the Chevalier Filangieri translation has paratext publisher
  5. A new geographical, historical, and commercial grammar and present state of the several kingdoms of the world has translation publisher
  6. An inquiry into the nature of the social contract, or, Principles of political right. Translated from the French by John James Rousseau translation has paratext has other edition publisher
  7. An inquiry into the nature of the social contract, or, Principles of political right. Translated from the French by John James Rousseau paratext author
  8. A review of the constitutions of the principal states of Europe, and of the United States of America translation has paratext publisher
  9. A tour in Switzerland has translation publisher
  10. Correspondence letters between Frederic II. and M. de Voltaire. Translated from the French by Thomas Holcroft private translation publisher
  11. Decree for the establishment of decadary feasts translation publisher
  12. Desmond: A Novel has translation publisher
  13. Enquiries concerning lettres de cachet, the consequences of arbitrary imprisonment, and a history of the inconveniences, distresses and sufferings of state prisoners. Written in the dungeon of the castle of Vincennes, by the Count de Mirabeau. With a preface by the translator translation has paratext publisher
  14. Enquiry concerning political justice and its influence on morals and happiness has translation publisher
  15. Gallery of portraits of the National Assembly, supposed to be written by Count de Mirabeau. Translated from the French translation has paratext has other edition publisher
  16. James the Fatalist and his Master translation publisher
  17. Letters containing a sketch of the politics of France, from the 31st of May, 1793, till the 10th of Thermidor, 28th of July, 1794, and of the scenes which have passed in the prisons of Paris has translation publisher
  18. Letters on the works and character of J.J. Rousseau. To which are added a letter from the Countess Alexandre de Vassy to the Baroness de Stael, with the Baroness's answer, and an account of the last moments of Rousseau. Translated from the French translation publisher
  19. Lodoiska, an opera in three acts, performed, for the first time, by His Majesty's Servants, at the Theatre Royal, Drury-Lane, on Monday, June 9th. 1794. Written by J.P. Kemble. The music composed, and selected from Cherubini, Kreutzer, and Andreozzi, by Mr. Storace translation publisher
  20. Memoirs of Emma Courtney has translation publisher
  21. Memoirs of the life of Voltaire. Written by himself. Translated from the French translation has paratext has other edition publisher
  22. Nature and art has translation publisher
  23. Observations on the strength of the present government of France and upon the necessity of rallying round it translation has paratext publisher
  24. Oeuvres posthumes de Frédéric II, roi de Prusse has translation publisher
  25. Paul and Virginia. Translated from the French of Bernardin Saint-Pierre by Helen Maria Williams translation has paratext publisher
  26. Political reflections of a Neapolitan republican translation has translation publisher
  27. Posthumous works of Frederic II, King of Prussia. Translated from the French by T. Holcroft: The history of my own times private translation has paratext publisher
  28. Sketches of the state of manners and opinions in the French Republic has translation publisher
  29. St. Leon. A tale of the sixteenth century has translation publisher
  30. The Batavians, or, virtue and valour crowned by perseverance. From the French of C. Bitaubé, member of the National Institute of France, and of the Royal Academy of Sciences and Belles-Lettres of Prussia translation publisher
  31. The child of nature. A dramatic piece, in four acts. From the French of Madame the Marchioness of Sillery, formerly Countess of Genlis. Performing at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden translation has paratext publisher
  32. The child of nature. A dramatic piece, in four acts. From the French of Madame the Marchioness of Sillery, formerly Countess of Genlis. Performing at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden paratext author publisher
  33. The chronologist of the present war, or, General historical and political register, containing a faithful series of the events which have occurred in Europe, &c., from the commencement of the French revolution, to the end of the year 1796, including a space of nearly seven years publisher
  34. The confessions of J.J. Rousseau, citizen of Geneva. To which are added the Reveries of a solitary walker and a new collection of letters from the author. Translated from the French translation has paratext publisher
  35. The Constitution of England, or an account of the English government, in which it is compared with the republican form. And occasionally with the other monarchies in Europe. By J.L. de Lolme translation publisher
  36. The curse of sentiment private has translation publisher
  37. The follies of a day or The marriage of Figaro. A comedy, as it is now performing at the Theatre-Royal, Covent-Garden. From the French of M. De Beaumarchais. translation has paratext publisher
  38. The history of modern Europe, with an account of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, and a view of the progress of society from the rise of the modern kingdoms to the peace of Paris, in 1763, in a series of letters from a nobleman to his son has translation publisher
  39. The life of Voltaire, by the Marquis de Condorcet. To which are added Memoirs of Voltaire, written by himself. Translated from the French translation publisher
  40. The Massacre: Taken from the French. A tragedy, of three acts, in prose. By Mrs. Inchbald translation publisher
  41. The mysteries of Udolpho has translation publisher
  42. The negro equalled by few Europeans. Translated from the French translation has other edition publisher
  43. The nun, by Diderot. Translated from the French translation publisher
  44. The political and confidential correspondence of Lewis the Sixteenth. With observations on each letter translation has paratext publisher
  45. The state of the poor, or, an history of the labouring classes in England, from the conquests to the present period: In which are particularly considered, their domestic economy, with respect to diet, dress, fuel, and habitation; and the various plans which, from time to time, have been proposed, and adopted, for the relief of the poor has translation publisher
  46. Travels through Syria and Egypt in the years 1783, 1784 and 1785 [...] by M. C.-F- Volney translation publisher publisher
  47. Vindiciae Gallicae: Defence of the French Revolution and its English admirers, against the accusations of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke, including some strictures on the late production of Mons. de Calonne has translation publisher
  48. Works of the late Doctor Benjamin Franklin. Consisting of his life written by himself, together with essays, humorous, moral & literary, chiefly in the manner of the Spectator. In two volumes translation has paratext publisher



Robinson was one of London's leading publishing houses in the second half of the 18th and the beginning of the 19th century. Headed by the liberal George Robinson (in collaboration with his brothers James and John and his son George). Published the Critical Review and the New Annual Register in support of the Whigs. Supported and published William Godwin. Fined in 1793 for publishing Thomas Paine's Rights of Man.

See G. E. Bentley, Jr., 'Copyright Documents in the George Robinson Archive: William Godwin and Others 1713-1820' (Studies in Bibliography, 1982, Vol.35), pp.67-110.