Hudibras in tribulation

description below

“Hudibras and Ralpho are in the stocks, the knight’s boots, sword and pistols taking the place of the fiddle; a sympathetic widow, accompanied by her maid, addresses Hudibras while villagers gather round to mock, and a small boy urinates on Ralpho’s foot”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • Title: Hudibras in tribulation [graphic] : Part 2 Canto 1, l. 87.
  • Publication: [London] : [Robert Sayer], [between 1768 and 1794]

Catalog Record

Folio 75 H67 768B

Acquired January 2021

The General magazine of arts and sciences

cover, printed textGeneral magazine of arts and sciences, philosophical, philological, mathematical and mechanical.

 

  • Uniform Title: General magazine of arts and sciences (London, England : 1755)
  • Title: The General magazine of arts and sciences. …
  • Published: London, Printed for W. Owen, 1755-

Catalog Record

61 G285

Acquired September 2020

A view of Westminster Bridge

description below

“Old Westminster Bridge; a stone bridge with round arches in the middle ground, houses lining the river bank on the right and several ships, including one in the foreground with sails and a man plying an oar, laden with barrels, a man in a small boat on the right waving at a woman who stands in a doorway in the embankment.”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • Printmaker: Canot, Pierre Charles, 1710-1777, printmaker.
  • Title: A view of Westminster Bridge, with parts adjacent as in the year 1760 [graphic] : engraved from the original painting / Saml. Scott pinxt. ; P.C. Canot sculpt.
  • Publication: [London] : [publisher not identified], publishd. according to act of Parliament, Feby. 25, 1761.

Catalog Record

761.02.25.01++

Acquired February 2021

Dividend receipt from the South Sea Company

description below

Dividend receipt addressed “To Mr. Lockyer accomptant at the South Sea house” and annotated in the lower right by “Rich. Sarum”. The body of the document reads: “Pray pay to the bearer Mr. Daniel Gell my share of the midsumer [sic] dividend due on two thousand four hundred forty four pounds eight shillings 10d.1/2 capital stock in the South Sea Company, and this shall be a sufficient warrant. Westmr. Octr. 25 1722”.

 

  • Title: Dividend receipt from the South Sea Company : manuscript.
  • Production: Westminster, 1722 October 25.

Catalog Record

LWL Mss File 153

Acquired August 2020

A soft, clear & delicate skin. The celebrated abstergent lotion

printed page

  • Author: Solomon, Samuel, -approximately 1818.
  • Title: A soft, clear & delicate skin. The celebrated abstergent lotion, highly esteemed throughout Europe for the cure of scorbutic eruptions, coarseness, redness, pimples, &c. on the face, hands, and neck … is prepared by the inventor and sole proprietor, S. Solomon, M.D., Gilead-House, near Liverpool.
  • Publication: Liverpool [England] : Printed for Dr. Solomon, by J. Speed, &c. &c., [not before 1804]

Catalog Record

File 692 804So

Acquired July 2020

Letters from the island of Teneriffe, Brazil

description below

  • Author: Kindersley, Mrs., author.
  • Title: Letters from the island of Teneriffe, Brazil, the Cape of Good Hope, and the East Indies / by Mrs. Kindersley.
  • Publication: London : Printed for J. Nourse, in the Strand, bookseller to His Majesty, MDDCCLXXVII [1777]

Catalog Record

81 777K

Acquired August 2020

To the women of England

printed broadside

  • Author: English Woman (Author of To the women of England), author.
  • Title: To the women of England.
  • Publication: [London] : Printed for John Ginger, no. 169, Piccadilly, [1803]
  • Manufacture: W. Flint, printer, Old Bailey

Catalog Record

File 63 803 En58++

Acquired January 2021

The environs of London

title page

  • Author: Lysons, Daniel, 1762-1834.
  • Title: The environs of London : being an historical account of the towns, villages, and hamlets, within twelve miles of that capital : interspersed with biographical anecdotes. By the Rev. Daniel Lysons …
  • Edition: The 2d ed.
  • Published: London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1811.

Catalog Record

Quarto 646 811L

Acquired January 2021