Author:John Trusler

John Trusler

eccentric English divine, literary compiler, and medical empiric


  • The Difference between Words esteemed Synonyms, in the English Language; and the proper choice of them determined (1766) (anon.), in 2 vols.
  • Hogarth Moralized. Being a complete edition of Hogarth's Works. Containing near fourscore copperplates (1768)
  • Chronology: or, a concise view of the Annals of England (1769)
  • Principles of Politeness,’ being a compilation from ‘Lord Chesterfield's Letters (1775)
  • A descriptive Account of the Islands lately discovered in the South Seas. … With some Account of the Country of Camchatka (1778)
  • Practical Husbandry, or the Art of Farming, with certainty of gain (1780)
  • Luxury no Political Evil [1780?]
  • Poetic Endings, or a Dictionary of Rhymes, single and double (1783)
  • A concise View of the Common and Statute Law of England (1784)
  • The Sublime Reader, or the Morning & Evening Services of the Church so pointed … as to display all the Beauty and Sublimity of the Language (1784)
  • Compendium of Useful Knowledge (1784)
  • The London Adviser and Guide (1786)
  • The Honours of the Table, or Rules for Behaviour during Meals; with the whole Art of Carving (1788)
  • A Compendium of Useful Knowledge (1788)
  • The Habitable World described (1788–97), in 20 vols.
  • The Progress of Man and Society [1790?]
  • Proverbs Exemplified, and illustrated by pictures from real life (1790)
  • Monthly Communications,’ a periodical publication, 1793.
  • The Way to be Rich and Respectable (1796)
  • A Compendium of Sacred History (1797)
  • A System of Etiquette (1804)
  • Detached Philosophic Thoughts of the best Writers, ancient and modern, on Man, Life, Death, and Immortality[1810], in 2 vols.
  • A Sure Way to lengthen Life with Vigor; particularly in Old Age; the result of Experience. Written by Dr. Trusler at the age of 84 (1819), in 2 vols.


  • Modern Times, or the Adventures of Gabriel Outcast (1785), (anon.), in 3 vols.
  • Life, or the Adventures of William Ramble, Esq. (1793), (anon.), in 3 vols.

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