The Belgian traveller

title page

  • Author: Boyce, Edmund.
  • Title: The Belgian traveller, or, A complete guide through the United Netherlands : containing a full description of every town, its objects of curiousity, manufactures, commerce, and inns; … To which is prefixed a brief sketch of the history, constitution, and religion, of the Netherlands … and the manners and customs of the inhabitants … Embellished with a large map and a plan of Brussels / by Edmund Bouce, Esq.
  • Published: London : Printed by Samuel Leigh, 18 Strand, 1815.

Catalog Record

82 814Pl v.2

Acquired February 2020

Chambaud’s dictionary, French and English and English and French

title page

  • Author: Chambaud, Louis, -1776.
  • Uniform Title: [Dictionnaire François & Anglois. English. Abridgments]
  • Title: Chambaud’s dictionary, French and English and English and French : containing the signification of words, with their different uses; the terms of arts, sciences, and trades; to which is added a table of the monies and measures of Europe; and the constructions, forms of speech, idioms, and proverbs used in both languages; the whole extracted from the best authors, compared with the dictionary of the French Academy, Dr. Johnson’s English dicitionary, &c, and carefully abridged by Mr. John Perrin.
  • Edition: A new edition, corrected and improved by M. Moysant.
  • Publication: London : Printed for A. Strahan; T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, and P. Elmsley, in the Strand, 1797.

Catalog Record

78 797 C442

Acquired February 2020

The Norfolk & Norwich remembrancer

title page

  • Title: The Norfolk & Norwich remembrancer, and vade mecum; : containing, 1st. A brief description of the city and county. 2d. A chronological retrospect of the most remarkable events which have occurred in Norfolk & Norwich during the eighteenth century; … 3d. An index villaris; Including an accurate account of the population … extracted from the official returns taken in 1801. … 4th. Direct and cross roads from Norwich, Yarmouth, Lynn, and Cromer. 5th. An alphabetical list of noblemen and gentlemen’s seats and villas in the county …
  • Publication: [Norwich]: Printed and sold by Stevenson and Matchett, Market-place, Norwich; and to be had of the distributors of the Norfolk Chronicle, and of all booksellers, [1801]

Catalog Record 

644 801 N83

Acquired February 2020

Theatre Royal, Jersey

description below

A playbill printed on silk.

 

  • Title: Theatre Royal, Jersey. By desire of Lt. Col. Blommart, and officers of the 62nd Regiment (Springers), on Wednesday, December 27th, 1809, will be performed the comedy of A cure for the [heart] ache … : End of the play, a comic song by Mr. C. Curtis. To conclude with the farce of We fly by night! or, Long stories … Places to be had of Mrs. Shatford, at Mrs. Viels …
  • Production: Jersey : Stead, Army Printer, 1809.

Catalog Record

File 767 P69B J55 1809 12/27+

Acquired June 2020

His Majesty’s warrant, granting an allowance in lieu of small beer

title page

  • Creator: Great Britain. Army.
  • Title: His Majesty’s warrant, granting an allowance in lieu of small beer to the troops serving at home : and containing further regulations on various matters directed by His Majesty’s warrants of the 25th May, 1797, “For encreasing and regulating the pay and allowance of non commissioned officers and private men of corps of cavalry and infantry serving at home”.
  • Publication: [London] : Printed by G. Roberts, Angel Court, Charing Cross, [1800]

Catalog Record

652 H673 800

Acquired January 2020

The naturalist’s cabinet

title page

  • Author: Smith, Thomas, 1775 or 1776-1830, author.
  • Title: The naturalist’s cabinet : containing interesting sketches of natural history; illustrative of the natures, dispositions, manners, and habits of all the most remarkable quadrupeds, birds, fishes, amphibia, reptiles, &c. in the known world / by Rev. Thomas Smith.
  • Publication: [London] : Published by James Cundee, Ivy-Lane, Paternoster Row, [1806-1807]
  • Manufacture: [London] : Albion Press printed.

Catalog Record

63 806 Sm642

Acquired January 2020

The British volunteer

title page

General history of the formation and establishment of the volunteer and associated corps

 

  • Title: The British volunteer, or, A general history of the formation and establishment of the volunteer and associated corps, enrolled for the protection and defence of Great Britain. Embellished with portraits, and plates of tactics.
  • Publication: London : Printed by C. Whittingham, Dean Street, Fetter Lane; and published by T. Egerton, at the Military Library, Whitehall; sold by J. F. Tomkins, … [and 5 others], 1799.

Catalog Record 

63 799 B862

Acquired January 2020

Anecdotes of painting in England

title page

  • Author: Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797, author.
  • Title: Anecdotes of painting in England : with some account of the principal artists; and incidental notes on other arts; collected by the late Mr. George Vertue; and now digested and published from his original mss. / by Mr. Horace Walpole.
  • Manufacture: [Twickenham] : Printed by Thomas Farmer at Strawberry-Hill, MDCCLXII-MDCCLXXI [1762-1771]

Catalog Record

33 10 Copy 23

Acquired January 2020

Lessons to a young prince, by an old statesman

title page

  • Author: Williams, David, 1738-1816, author.
  • Title: Lessons to a young prince, by an old statesman, on the present disposition in Europe to a general revolution … : with the addition of a lesson on the mode of studying and profiting by Reflections on the French revolution, by … Edmund Burke.
  • Edition: The third edition.
  • Publication: London : Printed for H. D. Simmons, Pater-noster Row, MDCCXC [1790]

Catalog Record

53 G294 W721

Acquired April 2020