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

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  • 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

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  • 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

 

The nature and use of the Charitable Corporation

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  • Author: Britannicus.
  • Uniform Title: [Nature of the Charitable Corporation]
  • Title: The nature and use of the Charitable Corporation, and its relation to trade, consider’d ; in a letter to a Member of Parliament.
  • Published: London : Printed for A. Millar, at Buchanan’s Head, over-against St. Clement’s Church, in the Strand, MDCCXXXII [1732]

Catalog Record

63 732 B86

Acquired October 2019

The book of English trades, and library of the useful arts

frontispiece and title page

  • Title: The book of English trades, and library of the useful arts.
  • Edition: A new edition enlarges, with 500 questions for the exercise of students.
  • Published: London : Printed for Geo. B. Whittaker, 1825 ([London] : Shacknell and Arrowsmith)

Catalog Record 

71 825B

Acquired October 2019

 

The Book, or, Secret investigation into the conduct of the Princess of Wales

title page

  • Title: The Book, or, Secret investigation into the conduct of the Princess of Wales / as prepared for the press by the late Mr. Perceval ; with important facts relative to the child under the protection of her Royal Highness; to which is added an appendix; containing her Royal Highness’s letter to the Prince Regent; with every document since produced, and a full report of the important debates that have occurred up to the 18th of March.
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publication: London : Printed and published by H. Hay, No. 11, Newcastle-Street, Strand; and sold by all the booksellers in the United Kingdom, 1813.

Catalog Record

53 C292 813

Acquired December 2019

De re rustica, or, The repository for select papers

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  • 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