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Catalogue of the books in the library of Bayfield Hall

Author: Bayfield Hall (Norfolk : England) Title: A catalogue of the books in the library of the Bayfield Hall, the seat of Sir Alfred Jodrell, Bart. Published: Norwich : Stevenson and Co., Market-Place, 1886. Catalog Record Quarto...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 3 Apr 2017

The trial between William Fawkener … plaintiff, and the Honourable John Townshend

Author: Townshend, John, Hon. Title: The trial between William Fawkener … plaintiff, and the Honourable John Townshend … defendant; for criminal conversation with the plaintiff’s wife … Before the Honourable Francis...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 27 Mar 2017

An account of what seemed most remarkable…

 Issued in 1872 with title: Hogarth’s frolic. Author: Forrest, Ebenezer, active 1774. Title: An account of what seemed most remarkable in the five days peregrination of … Messieurs Tothall, Scott, Hogarth, Thornhill, and Forrest....
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 9 Apr 2014

Remarkable criminals 1713-1767 (spine title)

Bound with 27 other titles. To view other titles, search Orbis by call number: 521 6. (Local call number) Spine title: Remarkable criminals 1713-1767. A collection of pamphlets, prints (many from The Tyburn chronicles and The malefactors register),...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 14 Jul 2013

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