The whole duty of a woman

title page

  • Title: The whole duty of a woman, or, A guide to the female sex, from the age of sixteen to sixty, &c. : being directions, how women of all qualities and conditions, ought to behave themselves in the various circumstances of this life, for their obtaining not only present but future happiness … : also choice receipts in physick and chirurgery with the whole art of cookery, preserving, candying, beautifying, &c. / written by a Lady.
  • Edition: The third edition.
  • Published: London : Printed for F. Guillim, against the Great James Tavern in Bishopgate-Street, 1701.

Catalog Record 

63 701 W628

Acquired October 2019

 

The cries of London, as they are daily exhibited in the streets

title page

  • Title: The cries of London, as they are daily exhibited in the streets : with an epigram in verse, adapted to each. Embellished with sixty-two elegant cuts. To which is added, a description of the metropolis in verse.
  • Publication: London : Printed for F. Newbery, at the corner of St. Paul’s Church-Yard, 1775.

Catalog Record

646 775 N534

Acquired November 2019

Admirable satire on the death, dissection… of Mr. Pitt

title page

  • Title: Admirable satire on the death, dissection, funeral procession, & epitaph of Mr. Pitt. : (Copied from the Telegraph of the 20th, 21st, and 24th August, 1795).
  • Publication: London : Printed for the booksellers, and sold by C. Smith, [1795]

Catalog Record 

53 P681 Ad238

Acquired November 2019

 

The British family Bible

frontispiece and title pageA variant of the work published ca. 1820 by Davison entitled The universal Holy Bible, or, Complete library of divine knowledge. The text collation and typographical appearance match exactly; however the two 1820 engraved title pages have been replaced in volume 1 with a letterpress title page as above and in volume 2: The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, illustrated with margianl references and with notes and annotations, historical, theological. chronological, critical, moral, practical, and explanatory, selected from the writings of Henry, Gill, Brown, Hervey, Macknight, Whiston, Clarke, Whitby, Doddridge, Burkitt, Stackhouse, Grotius, Prideaux, Locke, Newton, and other celebrated commentators.

  • Uniform Title: Bible. English. 1824.
  • Title: The British family Bible : containing the Old and New Testaments, illustrated with marginal notes. And a copious explanatory, critical, and historical commentary
  • Publication: London : Longman, Hunt, Rees, Orme, Browne, and Green ; Alnwick [England] : W. Davison, [1820]-1824.

Catalog Record 

Folio 17 B47 820

Acquired November 2019

The life, history and tryal of Harry Smythee, Esq.

title page

  • Author: Clark, Jeremiah, active 1741.
  • Title: The life, history and tryal of Harry Smythee, Esq. : who was try’d at the Lent Assizes held for the county of Dorset, 1741; and convicted for the murder of his sweet-heart Jane Mew, that was with child by him; whom he had deluded under the pretences of courtship, and promises of marriage. Containing, I. How he was entertain’d at her father’s house … VII. His tryal … IX. His last dying speech … XII. With the reverend Mr. Clark’s remarks on the whole. … This book is recommended by the Rev. Jeremiah Clark, D.D. to the perusal of young people, and more particularly the fair sex …
  • Publication: London: : Printed by H. Goreham in Fleet-Street; and sold by T. Cooper in Paternoster-Row, [1741?]

Catalog Record

523 Sm64 741

Acquired December 2019

 

Specimens of Gothic architecture and ancient buildings in England

title page

  • Author: Carter, John, 1748-1817, printmaker.
  • Title: Specimens of Gothic architecture and ancient buildings in England : comprised in one hundred and twenty views / drawn and engraved by John Carter. In four volumes.
  • Publication: London : Printed for E. Jeffery and Son, Pall Mall ; and sold by R. Triphook, Old Bond Street, MDCCCXXIV [1824]

Catalog Record

633 824 C24

Acquired December 2019

 

Les nuits anglaises, ou, Recueil de traits singuliers

title page

  • Author: Contant d’Orville, André Guillaume, 1730?-1800, author.
  • Title: Les nuits anglaises, ou, Recueil de traits singuliers, d’anecdotes, d’événemens remarquables, de faits extraordinaires, de bizarreries, d’observations critiques & de pensées philosophiques, &c. propres à faire connaître le génie & le caractère des Anglais. Premiere [-quatrieme] partie.
  • Published: A Paris : Chez J. P. Costard, libraire, rue Saint Jean-de-Beauvais, la premiere porte cochere au-dessus du Collège, MDCCLXX [1770]

Catalog Record 

63 770 C76

Acquired October 2019

 

Clerical anecdotes, and Parson’s comic songster

title page

  • Author: Rodger, Alexander, 1784-1846, author.
  • Title: Clerical anecdotes, and Parson’s comic songster : containing Advice to the priest-ridden / by Alexander Rodger, a Glasgow weaver. Also, A joiner’s bill.
  • Publication: Edinburgh : Printed and published by W. and H. Robinson, 11, Greenside Street, [not before 1842]

Catalog Record

763 R691 841

Acquired November 2019