General Order. Horse-Guards. 14th August, 1821

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  • Title: General OrderHorse-Guards14th August, 1821. : In consequence of the orders for the court going into mourning for Her late Majesty, it is directed that the officers of the Army shall, on the present melancholy occasion, wear a black crape round their left arms with their uniforms.
  • Publication: [London] : Printed by W. Clowes, Northumberland-court, Strand, for HIs Majesty’s Stationery-office, [1821]

Catalog Record

File 53 C292 821G

Acquired July 2023

A calendar, or List of the several prisoners to be tried

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  • Title: A calendar, or List of the several prisoners to be tried at the next Assizes, to be held at Thetford, in and for the said county, on Friday the 25th day of March, 1757 : the times of their commitments, their several crimes, and by whom committed.
  • Publication: Norwich : Printed by Robert Davy, by order of the goaler, [1757]

Catalog Record

File 52 C149 757++

Acquired November 2022

A full, true and correct statement ef [sic] the grand procdedings…

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A broadside that lays out Queen Caroline’s appeal to be rightfully crowned Queen alongside her estranged husband George IV. Despite the withdrawal of the Pains and Penalties Bill following Caroline’s trial in the House of Lords, the King continued to shun his wife, culminating in his refusal to allow her entry into the coronation which took place at Westminster Abbey on July 19th, 1821.

  • Title: A full, true and correct statement ef [sic] the grand procdedings [sic] [that] took place on Thursday, 19th of July, in the city of London, on the coronation of His Royal Majesty King George the Fourth : giving an account of the protestation of Her Most Grrcious [sic] and Royal Majesty Caroline Queens [sic] of England, against the decision of the Privy Connsil [sic].
  • Publication: [Cork, Ireland] : Henry Baird, printer, No. 21, Paul-Street, Cork, [1821]

Catalog Record

File 53 C292 821Fu

Acquired August 2022

A defence of the sole and entire corporate and deliberative rights…

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  • Author: Stone, William, liveryman.
  • Title: A defence of the sole and entire corporate and deliberative rights and franchises of the Lord Mayor, aldermen, and livery of London, in Common Hall assembled : drawn from the charters, records, and other high authorities. Dedicated to the liverymen of the several companies / by William Stone.
  • Publication: London : Printed by J.S. Barr, Bridge-Street, Covent-Garden., 1797.

Catalog Record

646 797 St881

Acquired December 2022

Enthusiasm delineated

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Copy of Hogarth’s print; interior of a chapel with an impassioned preacher inspiring his listeners who include a woman swooning on the floor and a young couple embracing; many of the congregation are clutching figures of Christ; a barking dog with a collar labelled “Whitfield” echoes the preacher. In the lower rigth corner, an image of a cross-section of brain, labeled below frame “A Methodist’s brain”

  • Printmaker: Mills, Isaac, 1770-1857, printmaker.
  • Title: Enthusiasm delineated [graphic] / W. Hogarth invt. ; I. Mills sculpt. ; copied from Hogarth’s hand-writing beneath the original print.
  • Edition: Proof.
  • Publication: [London] : Published Novr. 12th, 1795 by John Ireland, No. 3 Poets Corner, Palace Yard, Wesminster, [12 November 1795]

Catalog Record

795.11.12.02+

Acquired September 2022

The Wykeham or Winchester Tower. North west view

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View of Winchester Tower, Windsor Castle, from the north west; the Norman Gate in the background on the left; trees below the tower in the foreground.

  • Printmaker: Kernot, J. H., printmaker.
  • Title: The Wykeham or Winchester Tower. North west view [graphic] : part of the repairs, alterations and improvements of Windsor Castle, in the reigns of King George IV, King William IV, and Queen Victoria / Mich. Gandy, del. ; Sir Jeffry Wyatville, architect ; engraved by J.H. Kernot.
  • Edition: [Proof].
  • Publication: [London] : [John Weale], [1841]

Catalog record

Topos B513 no. 1+

Acquired August 2022

A letter to the Right Honourable the Lady V—ss V—

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Letter to the Right Honourable the Lady Vicountess Vane

  • Title: A letter to the Right Honourable the Lady V—ss V—, occasioned by the publication of her memoirs in The adventures of Peregrine Pickle.
  • Publication: London : Printed for W. Owen, at Homer’s Head, with Temple-Bar, 1751.

Catalog Record

53 V249 751

Acquired June 2022

The princess’s tomb : a dialogue for the nursery

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A poem, printed within black mourning border, illustrated above title with an image of an urn mounted on a plinth, her life dates engraved on the plinth; behind a weeping willow. Five stanzas of verse in letterpress at the bottom

  • Title: The princess’s tomb : a dialogue for the nursery.
  • Publication: [London] : Published for the Authoress, and sold by T. Gardiner and Son, 20, Princes-Street, Cavendish-Square; N. Hailes, London Musuem, Piccadilly; and T. Sizuer, Juvenile Library, 259, Oxford-Street, and 209, Piccadilly, [1817]

Catalog Record

File 56 C47 817P

Acquired February 2022