De re rustica, or, The repository for select papers

title page

  • Title: De re rustica, or, The repository for select papers on agriculture, arts, and manufactures.
  • Publication: London : Printed for R. Davis, in Piccadilly, and L. Davis, near Gray’s Inn Gate, Holburn, MDCCLXIX-MDCCLXX [1769-1770]

Catalog Record 

61 D278

Acquired October 2019

 

Select amusements in philosophy and mathematics

title page

  • Author: Despiau, L.
  • Uniform Title: [Choix d’amusements physiques et mathématiques. English]
  • Title: Select amusements in philosophy and mathematics : proper for agreeably exercising the minds of youth / translated from the French of M.L. Despiau ; with several corrections and additions, particularly a large table of the chances or odds at play ; the whole recommended as an useful book for schools, by Dr. Hutton.
  • Publication: London : Printed for G. Kearsley, Fleet Street ; Edinburgh : Bell and Bradfute and Brash and Reid, Glasgow, 1801.

Catalog Record 

659 801Se

Acquired October 2019

 

Hoyle’s card games complete

title page

  • Author: Hoyle, Edmond, 1672-1769.
  • Title: Hoyle’s card games complete : with an appendix containing his Guide to the turf.
  • Edition: The Bath edition.
  • Publication: Bath : Printed for E. Barret, Oragne Grove; sold by Dumpus, Holborn; Crawford, Cheapside; Clark, Royal-Exchange; & Flint, Burlington Arcade, 1824.

Catalog Record

63 824 H85

Acquired October 2019

 

The school of arts, or Fountain of knowledge

title page

  • Title: The school of arts, or Fountain of knowledge : containing several hundred truly valuable and useful receipts, selected from the works and communications of the most eminent British artists. Particularly adapted for the use, emolument, and pleasure of the public in general and the encouragement of arts, manufactures, and science.
  • Publication: London : Printed and sold by Dean and Munday, 35, Threadneedle Street, [between 1810 and 1832]

Catalog Record 

71 810Sc

Acquired October 2019

 

Mustapha’s adoration of the sublime Sultan Pittander

printed textA satire on Pitt, part 1 of 3

  • Author: Mustapha.
  • Uniform Title: [Mustapha’s adoration of the sublime Sultan Pittander omnipotent. Part 1]
  • Title: Mustapha’s adoration of the sublime Sultan Pittander omnipotent Part I.
  • Publication: [London] : Printed for G. Riebau, No. 439, Strand; and sold by all newsmen …, [1795]

Catalog Record 

File 763 795 M991 pt. 1++

Acquired June 2019

Valentine’s day, or Quizzes for the post

  • Title: Valentine’s day, or Quizzes for the post : containing acrostics for the use of ladies and gentlemen, who wish to learn the art of making love.
  • Published: London : Printed for the booksellers, [1830?]

Catalog Record 

763 830 V157

Acquired October 2019

 

Tomkin’s Picture Lottery

  • Author: Tomkin’s Picture Lottery.
  • Title: Tomkin’s Picture Lottery. : One half of the tickets are printed in black, and the other half in red ink; and the drawing is so arranged, that one colour must be all prizes, and the other collour all blanks; so that the purchaser of a red ticket and a black ticket is sure to gain a prize. Tickets three guineas each, to be had at the exhibition, Nos. 53 and 54, New Bond-Street, (where the prizes are exhibited gratis,) and at all the lottery offices. Schedule of the prizes. …
  • Publication: [London, England] : [publisher not identified], [1821]

Catalog Record

File 66 821 T658

Acquired October 2019

 

Proposals at large, for the easy and effectual

  • Author: Gentleman.
  • Title: Proposals at large, for the easy and effectual amendment of the roads, by some further necessary laws and regulations, concerning the wheels of all carriages ; / by a gentleman.
  • Publication: London : Printed for C. Davis, opposite Gray’s-Inn-Gate, Holburn; M. Cooper, in Pater-Noster-Row; and J. Barnes, opposite the Hay-market, Charing-Cross, MDCCLIII [1753]

Catalog Record

63 753 G338

Acquired September 2019

 

The rival dukes; or, Who is the dupe?

  • Title: The rival dukes; or, Who is the dupe? : Containing a complete refutation of the calumnies which Mrs. Clarke has cast upon the character of his royal Highness the Duke of Kent, in her recent work, entitled “The rival princes,” and throwing new light upon the secret history and intrigues of Gloucester-Place / published from authority.
  • Publication: [London] : Published by M. Jones, No. 5, Newgate-Street; sold by all the booksellers in the United Kingdon, 1810.

Catalog Record

523 F873 810

Acquired August 2019

In the Free-Mason’s Lodge room

  • Title: In the Free-Mason’s Lodge room, at Mr. Cumming’s, Nag’s Head, Silver Street. Mr. Adcock respectfully solicits the patronage of the ladies, gentlemen, and public in general, on Monday evening December 14th, 1812 … will be performed … The Travellers; or Hit or miss. Consisting of recitations, singing and dancing. By Mr. Master and Miss Adcock, from the Theatre-Royal Newcastle. Part I> Excordium … PArt II. A lecture upon hearts (with appropriate paintings) … Part III. The barber’s petition … Tickets to be had of Mr. Davison, printer.
  • Publication: Alnwick [England] : Davison, printer, [1812]

Catalog Record 

File 767 P68B Al452 1812 12/14+

Acquired June 2019