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La Loire Frigate, or, Yeo! Yeo!

Refers to an incident in Muros Bay, June 4, 1805, in which the privateer L’Esperance was captured by the British through the exertions of Lt. Yeo of the Loire. Title: La Loire Frigate, or, Yeo! Yeo!. Publication: [London] : Printed and sold by J....
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 22 Sep 2022

The pretty chamber-maid : a new song

Title: The pretty chamber-maid : a new song. Publication: [London?] : [publisher not identified], [approximately 1800?] Catalog Record File 763 800 P924 Acquired January 2022
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 20 Sep 2022

September

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “Hoping they will leave the odd Pence at the Place, / Where the Papers are left for them by CASE.” Three newspapers printed in New York served the city and the rest of the...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 20 Sep 2022

A tragi-comical dialogue between my Lord Skaggs and his broomstick

“A broadside on Matthew Skeggs, a publican who became famous for miming music-making with a broomstick while making matching vocal sounds; with a round mezzotint after a painting by Thomas King, showing Skeggs facing towards the right, next to the portrait...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 13 Sep 2022

The sorrows of Yamba

In four columns, with the title above the first two columns; columns are not separated by rules; the first and fourth columns include one woodcut each and the second includes two woodcuts. At foot of the fourth column, within square brackets, is the statement...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 1 Aug 2022

The frenzy of fashion

Title: The frenzy of fashion. Addressed to the ladies. Publication: London : Printed for W. Goldsmith, No. 24, Pater-NBoster-Row, MDCCLXXVII [1777] Catalog Record 763 777 F879 Acquired June 2021
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 8 Jul 2022

The Princes in the Tower: new evidence

John Everett Millais, The Princes in the Tower Shakespeare’s play Richard III has always been one of his most popular dramas. And no wonder: it features a compelling protagonists in a great story. Many people accept Shakespeare’s version of the history...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 17 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

Álvares de Azevedo’s “Oh, Jesus!” [Ai Jesus!] | Luiz Guerra (Trans.)

Luiz Guerra is a Brazilian historian, researcher of medievalisms, and free-lance translator. His previous works include the first Portuguese edition of The Inheritance of Rome, by Chris Wickham. One of Luiz’s current freelance translation projects...

Álvares de Azevedo’s ‘Shadow of Don Juan’ [Sombra de Don Juan] | Luiz Guerra (Trans.)

Luiz Guerra is a Brazilian historian, researcher of medievalisms, and free-lance translator. His previous works include the first Portuguese edition of The Inheritance of Rome, by Chris Wickham. One of Luiz’s current freelance translation projects...

Álvares de Azevedo’s “Love” | Luiz Guerra (Trans.)

Luiz Guerra is a Brazilian historian, researcher of medievalisms, and free-lance translator. His previous works include the first Portuguese edition of The Inheritance of Rome, by Chris Wickham. One of Luiz’s current freelance translation projects...

Álvares de Azevedo’s “Epitaph” | Leandro Machado (Trans.)

Translated by Leandro Machado, based in the northern part of Brazil, who originally trained as an architect, and is now a freelance translator who teaches Portuguese as a foreign language. Machado has previously translated some of Álvares de Azevedo’s...

May 6

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “The elegant POEM, which the Committee of the Town of Boston had voted unanimously to be Published with the ORATION.” The May 4, 1772, edition of the Massachusetts Gazette...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 6 May 2022

April 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “A servant lad of slender fame, / And WILLIAM COCHRAN is his name.” To increase the chances that readers of the Pennsylvania Gazette would take note of his advertisement about...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 30 Apr 2022

Álvares de Azevedo’s “Memory of Dying” [Lembrança de Morrer] | Leandro Machado (Trans.)

Translated by Leandro Machado, based in the northern part of Brazil, who is an architect, freelance translator, and teaches Portuguese as a foreign language. Álvares de Azevedo Manuel Antônio Álvares de Azevedo (1831–52), referred to usually...

February

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? “A carpenter he is by trade, / Clandestinely from me he stray’d.” Like newspapers published throughout the colonies, the Pennsylvania Journal regularly ran advertisements...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 2 Feb 2022

Soneto: Palidá a Luz [Sonnet: Pale the Light] | Álvarez de Azevedo

A new translation by Stephen Basdeo, a historian and writer based in Leeds, United Kingdom. Álvares de Azevedo Manuel Antônio Álvares de Azevedo (1831–52), referred to usually as Álvares de Azevedo, was Brazil’s most famous Romantic poet....

December 31

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “CHOCOLATE … as good and cheap as any in the Government.” On the final day of 1771, Francis Symonds placed an advertisement in the Essex Gazette to inform the public that...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 31 Dec 2021

“The Sonnets of Luis de Camões” (1803) by Viscount Strangford | Stephen Basdeo

Stephen Basdeo is a historian and lecturer based in Leeds, United Kingdom. He researches the life and work of Victorian novelists and journalists George W.M. Reynolds and Pierce Egan the Younger and has also published extensively on late eighteenth and...

Desânimo [“Dejection”] | Álvares de Azevedo and Luiz Guerra

Luiz Guerra is a Brazilian historian, researcher of medievalisms, and free-lance translator. His previous works include the first Portuguese edition of The Inheritance of Rome, by Chris Wickham. One of Luiz’s current freelance translation projects is...

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