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Ode on His Majesty’s recovery

Author: Pratt, Mr. (Samuel Jackson), 1749-1814, author. Title: Ode on His Majesty’s recovery / by the author of Sympathy and humanity. Publication: London : Printed at the Logographic Press; and sold by J. Walter, No. 169, opposite Old Bond-Street,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 23 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

Malpasia. A poem

Author: Humphreys, Samuel, 1698?-1738, author. Title: Malpasia. A poem : sacred to the memory of the Right Honourable the Lady Malpas / by Mr. Humphreys. Published: London : Printed for John Watts at the Printing-Office in Wild-Court near Lincoln’s-Inn...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 1 Sep 2021


Six couples, some awkwardly matched, dance with varying skill in a ballroom.   Title: Waltzing [graphic]. Publication: [London] : Published by the proprietor, June 15, 1815. Catalog Record 815.06.16.01+ Acquired March 2020
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 26 Aug 2021

New Edition of Victor Hugo’s Songs of Twilight | Stephen Basdeo and Jessica Elizabeth Thomas

Stephen Basdeo and Jessica Elizabeth Thomas Since the re-branding of this website back in May 2021, its inclusion by Google in its Newsstand app, and this month’s decision by the British Library to officially archive this website’s content...

Salus populi suprema le

Broadside poem, with engraving above letterpress text. Engraved at top left of image: June mid-day. Engaved at top right of image: Tide, low water at London Bridge.   Creator: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878. Title: Salus populi suprema lex. … royal...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 7 Jul 2021

Tooke family album of unpublished correspondence

Quarto album, with 29 autograph letters (three being fragments), c. 100 pages in total (some laid in loose); two commonplace manuscripts c. 35 and c. 62 pages; a large fragment of a play c. 90 pages (on rectos only), comprising most of(?) Act II, all...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 6 Jul 2021

The vices of the gin shop

Letterpress text with wood-engravings on either side of the title at head of sheet: on the left “Temperance and Happy Family” and on the right “Intemperance and Miserable Family”. Below the heading and on the upper half of the sheet, an explanation...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 1 Jul 2021

The “Good Old Times” (1849) | Anonymous

The following poem titled “The Good Old Times” was written anonymously and originally appeared in Reynolds’s Miscellany in 1849.[1] Transcribed by Stephen Basdeo. A fig for the “good old times,” Of which some love to sing; A fig...

Poems on various subjects

Author: Reeves, Eliza. Title: Poems on various subjects / by Eliza Reeves. Published: London : Printed for the author: and sold by C. Dilley, in the Poultry, MDCCLXXX [1780] Catalog Record 53 R332 780 Acquired July 2020
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 10 May 2021

All the Sonnets of Shakespeare

All the Sonnets of Shakespeare It’s taken a while for me to get round to reading Paul Edmondson and Stanley Wells’ book All the Sonnets of Shakespeare, published in September 2020 by Cambridge University Press. They are both some of the most...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 29 Apr 2021

Live streaming Shakespeare during lockdown

Schaubuehne Theatre Hamlet It’s spring 2020 and many of us are confined to home in social isolation during the Coronavirus pandemic. With theatres, museums, galleries and cinemas closed, cultural organisations have been quick to announce initiatives...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 31 Mar 2020

The fair in an uproar

With a large woodcut below the title and preceding the letterpress text: Madamoiselle Javellot is shown on stage flanked on either side by chandeliers wtih her performing dogs in costumes in front and a musician in the background, left, behind the curtain....
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 21 Jun 2019

Epitre a M. de Walpole

Title: Epitre a M. de Walpole : traduite de l’anglois. Publication: [Paris?] : [publisher not identified], [approximately 1740] Catalog Record  763 740 Ep64 Acquired September 2018
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 10 Jun 2019

Mum : a political ballad for the present times

A satire on Walpole and the Whigs. Author: Leslie, Charles, active 1738-1743. Title: Mum : a political ballad for the present times : with annotations political, critical, and historical. Published: Edinburgh : Printed, and sold by the book-sellers...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 20 May 2019

The Chartist Robin Hood: The Poems of W. J. Linton (1812–97)

By Stephen Basdeo During the 1830s, in spite of the passage of the ‘great’ Reform Act (1832), most working men could not vote, while women did not enter the equation at this point. So, in 1836, six working men and six MPs drew up a list of...

Poetical address from the ladies of the the cabinet ministers

A lengthy risqué poem suggestive of the sexual prowess of Bartolomeo Pergami, a close companion of Queen Caroline (1768-1821) who accompanied her during her Mediterranean travels in The Regency period. A woodcut portrait at the top of the sheet...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 23 Jan 2019

Magna Britannia triumphans

Two poems, the first signed: Dr. Barbon. The first poem (left column) begins: “When glorious Anna’s happy reign began …” The second poem (beginning in lower portion of middle column) entitled “The te deum”: “To...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 6 Nov 2018

“They have destroyed me”

A illustrated broadside printed on silk. With an image of a woman weeping at a tombstone enscribed with the words “Great Britain’s Queen, the injured Caroline. Around the border, following the title: Minister! go hang thyself in justice to...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 17 Aug 2018

Salve Regina!

First lines: Albion! along they thousand hills, And through thy thousand cities, now, A spirit is abroad, that fills, The hearts of men with holiest vow … Title: Salve Regina! or, A lay of sympathy and loyal homage to a persecuted woman and...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 7 Aug 2018

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