History of Fiction (Edinburgh, 1814, other editions 1816 and 1845). Another edition (1888) was edited by Henry Wilson; and there was a German translation as John Dunlop's Geschichte der Prosadichtungen (1851), by Felix Liebrecht.
History of Roman Literature to the Augustan Age, first volumes 1823, to 1828.
Memoirs of Spain during the Reigns of Philip IV. and Charles II. (1834). This filled the gap between existing histories, supplementing Robert Watson and William Thomson's Philip II and III, and William Coxe's Memoirs of the Kings of Spain of the House of Bourbon.