A fragment of the history of John Bull

book, printed text

  • Author: Ettrick, William, 1756 or 1757-1847.
  • Title: A fragment of the history of John Bull : with the birth, parentage, education, and humours of Jack Radical : with incidental remards upon ancient and modern radicalism / by Horace Hombergh, Esq. of the Middle Temple, London [i.e. William Ettrick].
  • Publication: London : Printed for Thomas Wilkie, 57, Paternoster-Row; and sold by Akenhead, Charnley, and Finlay, Newcastle upon Tyne; Renney, Sunderland; and Andrews, Durham, 1820.
  • Manufacture: London : T. Davison, Lombard Street, Whitefriars, [1820]

Catalog Record

63 820 Et85

Acquired April 2021

The Birmingham Register, or, Entertaining Museum

title pageIncludes essays, anecdotes, selections reprinted from other journals such as The Monitor and the continuation of The North Briton; with a ‘Historical memoir’ in each issue including domestic and foreign news, prices of stocks, bankrupts; with poetry selections.
Intended as a supplement to the Birmingham Register newspaper. Published in alternate weeks as a companion to the Coventry Museum.


  • Title: The Birmingham Register, or, Entertaining Museum.
  • Publication: Birmingham [England] : Printed by and for, J. Sketchley, sworn appraiser, auctioneer and salesman, in High-Stret; and sold by T. Luckman, printer, in Coventry; Mr. Pryce, Shrewsbury; Mr. Clare, Bewdley; Mr. Geast, Dudley; Mr. Smart, Walsall; Mrs. Moseley, Kidderminster; Mrs. Unett [sp?], Wolverhampton; … [and 25 others in various provincial towns]; and by all the booksellers in Great-Britain and Ireland, [1764]-

Catalog Record

61 B619

Acquired January 2021