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General view of the agriculture of Cheshire

Author: Holland, Henry, Sir, 1788-1873, author. Title: General view of the agriculture of Cheshire : with observations drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement / by Henry Holland. Publication: London : Printed...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 25 Jul 2022

Album of etchings by the Ingram sisters

A volume of etchings by three daughters of art collector John Ingram (1767-1841) of Staindrop Hall in County Durham: Elizabeth Christian Ingram (born 1795), Caroline Ingram (1800-1819), and Augusta Isabella Ingram (born 1802). The family lived in Venice...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 14 Jul 2022

Acajou et Zirphile, conte

Author: Duclos, Charles Pinot-, 1704-1772, author. Title: Acajou et Zirphile, conte. Publication: A Minutie [that is, Paris] : [publisher not identified], MDCCXLIV [1744] Catalog Record 49 3091 Acquired April 2021
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 27 Jun 2022

To wit. We [blank], church-wardens and overseers of the poor

A settlement certificate signed, and with seals, by the church wardens, overseers of the poor, and witnesses, for a husband, wife, and their two children in the Parish pf Tamworth in the county of Warwick. Title: To wit. We [blank], church-wardens and...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 17 Jun 2022

Standing regulations of the Light-Horse Volunteers of London

Author: Great Britain. Army. Light Horse Volunteers of London and Westminister. Title: Standing regulations of the Light-Horse Volunteers of London and Westminster : carefully extracted from the minutes of the general meetings, and resolutions of the...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 7 Jun 2022

An invocation to Edward Quin, Esq

Author: Jones, John Gale, 1769-1838, author. Title: An invocation to Edward Quin, Esq. : as delivered at a society called the Eccentrics : on Saturday, the 26th of Nov. 1803, at the request of the members : with corrections and additions, including notes...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 1 Jun 2022

The art of correspondence

Title: The art of correspondence, consisting of letters on various subjects, selected chiefly from the works of eminent authors. In French and English : To which are added, letters, notes, &c. on domestic concerns, and addairs of business. Publication:...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 10 May 2022

The Birmingham Register, or, Entertaining Museum

Includes essays, anecdotes, selections reprinted from other journals such as The Monitor and the continuation of The North Briton; with a ‘Historical memoir’ in each issue including domestic and foreign news, prices of stocks, bankrupts; with poetry...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 17 Feb 2022

[Ticket for Dalby Theatre]

An image of a mad Medea [?], hair flowing and left breast bare, holding a dagger in her right hand and held above her head, posed read to strike. In her left hand she holds a chalice. There is a column to her left in the background. Used as a ticket for...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 11 Feb 2022

The frontispiece and its explanation

A copy of the Hogarth’s Frontispiece and its explanation for Samuel Butler’s poem Hudibras with the title engraved above the image and the text below in a single sentence below. Plate one is an emblematic scene with an oval portrait of Samuel Butler...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 15 Nov 2021

Thomas Hewerdine, oil and colour-man

Includes a printed list of paints and oils, as well as other chandlery goods including preserved goods, grocery stores and other materials of use on board.   Title: Thomas Hewerdine, oil and colour-man, at the sign of the Colour-Grinder, the corner...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 11 Nov 2021

Theatre Royal. Drury Lane. Admit [blank] to the boxes

Title: Theatre Royal. Drury Lane. Admit [blank] to the boxes, Saturday, [blank] 182[blank]. Publication: [London] : [publisher not identified], [1820s] Catalog Record  File 646 826 T374 Acquired August 2020
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 3 Nov 2021

The Hampstead congress, or, The happy pair

Title: The Hampstead congress, or, The happy pair. Published: London : Printed: and sold by M. Cooper at the Globe in Pater-Noster-Row, A. Dodd at the Peacock without Temple-Bar, and G. Woodfal near Charing-Cross, 1745. Catalog Record 763 745 H231 Acquired...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 28 Oct 2021

[Ticket for Dalby Theatre]

An image of a semi-naked woman, paritally covered in drapery, flying amongst the clouds. In her left hand she holds a banner. Used as a ticket for a production at Dalby Theatre, the private playhouse of Edward Hartopp (1758-1808) at his seat Little Dalby...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 19 Oct 2021

The Penny magazine of the Society…

Title: The Penny magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Published: London : C. Knight, 1832-1845 Catalog Record 61 P416 Acquired December 2020  
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 4 Oct 2021

The man of pleasure’s pocket-book

Title: The man of pleasure’s pocket-book, or, The bon vivant’s vade mecum, for the year 1781, being the universal companion in every line of taste, gallantry, and haut ton … / by a member of the Club of Savoir-Vivres. Publication: London : Printed...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 23 Jun 2021

The six ologies

Printmaker: Stanley, Edward, 1779-1849, printmaker. Title: The six ologies : viz. entomology, anthology, demonology, ornithology, craniology, apology. Publication: [England] : [publisher not identified], [ca. 1825] Catalog Record Folio 75 St787 825...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 28 May 2021

George Cruikshank : the artist, the humorist, and the man

Extra-illustrated with 116 additional prints and autograph material: 82 etchings, caricatures, engraved plates, illustrated title pages, and broadsides by George Cruikshank, of which 24 are hand-colored, mounted and captioned in pencil having been trimmed...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 25 May 2021

Occasional reflections in a journey from London to Norwich

Title: Occasional reflections in a journey from London to Norwich & Cambridge. Publication: London : Printed, and sold by A. Baldwin, near the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane, MDCCXI [1711] Catalog Record 62 711 Oc15 Acquired April 2020  
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 14 May 2021

Valuable life annuities, with equitable assurance old policies

Title: Valuable life annuities, with equitable assurance old policies, and Covent-Garden Theatre shares. Particulars of four very desirable annuities, seventy-two pounds nine shillings each, clear of all deduction, … payable out of the money arising...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 12 May 2021

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