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Views of London

A writing sheet, illustrated with ten views of London that border a central blank area. Title: Views of London [graphic]. Publication: London : Published April 4, 1814, by R. Harrild, 20 Great Eastcheap, [4 April 1814] Catalog Record 814.04.04.01+...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 4 Apr 2022

A catalogue of the superb houshold furniture…of Lady Warren

Author: Christie, Mr. (James), 1730-1803. Title: A catalogue of the superb houshold [sic] furniture, magnificent plate, china, some pictures, and other valuable effects, of Lady Warren, deceased … Which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Christie, at...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 28 Feb 2022

New Assembly-Rooms, November 9, 1774

Title: New Assembly-Rooms, November 9, 1774. The proprietors … at a general meeting … think it necessary to declare in this public manner : that however desirous they may be of preserving peace, and preventing any future disturbances to interrupt...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 Feb 2022

A catalogue of all the neat and genuine houshold furniture…

Author: Way and Son (Auctioneers) Title: A catalogue of all the neat and genuine houshold [sic] furniture, china, linen, liquor, brewing utensils, fine horses, hay, carriages, and other valuable effects, at the Mansion-House at Swinbrook, near Burford,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 8 Dec 2021

Price list of Hogarth engravings

Title: [Price list of Hogarth engravings and other Boydell collections of prints]. Publication: [London] : Boydell & Co., [ca. 1795] Manufacture: [London] : Lewis and Hamblin, printers. Catalog Record 75 H67 S795 Acquired December 2020
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 3 Dec 2021

University for Rational Amusement: Casino, No. 43

Title: University for Rational Amusement: Casino, No. 43, Great Marlborough-Street, on Friday the 19th instant will be held, the sixth meeting of The Female Parliament. The debates to be carried on by Ladies only, to commence with an exordium from the...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 29 Nov 2021

An authentic account of the behaviour… of James Beaghan

Title: An authentic account of the behaviour, conduct and confession, of James Beaghan, who was executed on Vinegar Hill, on Saturday the 24th day of August, 1799 … Publication: [Dublin?] : [Publisher not identified], [1799] Catalog Record  File...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 Nov 2021

The man of fashion’s manual

Frontispiece shows two gentlemen with red heart-shaped faces and a red heart at their calves. Title: The man of fashion’s manual : containing instructions and rules for games of chance, and charioteering. By due attention to which, (it is confidently...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 12 Nov 2021

Peace in India, or, The conquest of Seringapatnam

Ten hand-colored engravings, depicting scenes from the Battle of Seringapatnam, form the border of a writing sheet, one each along the upper and lower edges and four on either side. Illustrations include, at the top, a battle scene; portraits of the British...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 4 Nov 2021

Admiral Lord Nelson’s victory : a sonata for the piano forte

Creator: Mazzinghi, Joseph, 1765-1844. Uniform Title: [Sonatas, piano. op. 36] Title: Admiral Lord Nelson’s victory : a sonata for the piano forte / composed by I. Mazzinghi, in commemoration of the glorious 1st of August 1798. Published: London...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 27 Oct 2021

Execution at Horsemonger-lane Jail

Title: Execution at Horsemonger-lane Jail, Monday, April 11, 1836, [of] Wm. Harley for the Chipstead burglary … Published: [London] : Printed by Taylor, 14 Waterloo-road, near the Victoria Theatre, Lambeth, [1836] Catalog Record File 523 Ex96 836++...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 21 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 blessed effects of a united cabinet

“George IV, seated on the throne, watches a display of jovial fraternization between John Bull and Pat, who dance, holding hands, each holding up a hat decorated respectively by rose and shamrock. A lanky garland of (thornless) roses and giant shamrocks...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 21 May 2021

Eighteen of the most favourite new country dances

An engraved sheet folded and mounted on wooden sticks secured with brass and bone hardware to form a fan, probably designed as a portable aide-memoire, includes musical scores for eighteen dances as well as directions for the dance steps — e.g.,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 31 May 2019

[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 (1795-), Caroline Ingram (1800-1819), and Augusta Isabella Ingram (1802-) — who were living in...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 22 May 2019

London Spinoza Circle: Clare Carlisle on 6th December 2018

At the next meeting of the London Spinoza Circle on Thursday 6th December, 3:00 – 5:00pm, we are pleased to have Dr. Clare Carlisle (King’s College London) who will speak on George Eliot’s Spinoza Gordon Room (G34), Ground Floor,...
From: Spinoza Research Network on 26 Nov 2018

London Spinoza Circle: Mogens Lærke on 1st November and other upcoming meetings

The next meeting of the London Spinoza Circle will be on Thursday 1st November 2018, 3:00-5:00pm, when Mogens Lærke (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)  will speak on: The Apostolic Style: Spinoza on Fraternal Advice and the...
From: Spinoza Research Network on 25 Oct 2018

The trial at large of Mary Heath on an indictment for perjury

Concerns the perjury trial of Mary Heath, who was employed by Lord Altham, pertaining to whether or not Lady Altham, his wife, bore him a son and test the claim of James Annesley to be the legitimate son of Arthur, Lord Altham. Author: Heath,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 8 May 2017

A sweep-ing reform among the clergy

Two policemen are shown arresting chimney sweeps, roughly pulling one by the arm and another pushing an adult chimney sweep away while carrying four little boys on his back or in his arm. Two chimney sweeps on the left and one on the right complain of...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 5 May 2017

Interior of an English workhouse* under the new Poor Law Act

Emaciated and shaven-headed paupers treated as slaves by cruel overseers: adults beating hemp and children picking rope in the foreground, others in the background manacled to the wall or hanging from the ceiling, tied up by their feet and hands; to right,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 26 Apr 2017

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