Most assuredly for this night only…

Playbill

  • Title: Most assuredly for this night only. By desire of several Ladies and Gentlemen. Paul Pry again!!! Who will for the last time just drop in … : Theatre, Thames-Ditton. On Friday evening, the 20th of October, 1826, will be performed (positively the last time in this theatre) the favorite comedy of Paul Pry …
  • Publication: [London] : William Lindsey, printer, (Newspaper-Office) Thames-Street, Kingston, [1826]

Catalog Record

File 767 P69B T366 1826

Acquired February 2021

Proceedings at a meeting of the British inhabitants of Fort St. George

title page

  • Author: British inhabitants of Fort St. George.
  • Title: Proceedings at a meeting of the British inhabitants of Fort St. George, Madras, on Monday, September 19, 1785, in consequence of a summons by the High Sheriff of the said town. With an address to his Majesty, and petitions to both Houses of Parliament, on the subject of Mr. Pitt’s East-India Bill.
  • Published: London : J. Debrett, 1786.

Catalog Record

63 786 P963

Acquired January 2021

Theatre, Wolverhampton. On Monday evening, March the 3d, 1828

description below

Playbill

 

  • Title: Theatre, Wolverhampton. On Monday evening, March the 3d, 1828, will be acted George Barnwell … to conclude with the grand musical romance of Blue Beard or, Female Curiosity … the splendid entrance of Blue Beard, borne on the back of a grand majestic elephant, whose mechanical construction exhibits to the astonished spectator every movement of the real animal when alive …
  • Production: Wolverhampton : J. Smart, [1828]

Catalog Record

File 767 P69B W869 1828

Acquired August 2020

A catalogue of the superb houshold furniture…of Lady Warren

printed text title page

  • Author: Christie, Mr. (James), 1730-1803.
  • Title: A catalogue of the superb houshold [sic] furniture, magnificent plate, china, some pictures, and other valuable effects, of Lady Warren, deceased … Which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room late the Royal, Academy, Pall Mall, on Wednesday, April 1, 1772, and four following days.
  • Publication: [London] : [publisher not identified], [1772]

Catalog Record

125 C555 772 Apr1

Acquired December 2020

New Assembly-Rooms, November 9, 1774

printed text

  • Title: New Assembly-Rooms, November 9, 1774. The proprietors … at a general meeting … think it necessary to declare in this public manner : that however desirous they may be of preserving peace, and preventing any future disturbances to interrupt the amusements of this place, they cannot so far forget their own rights, as to submit their property to the management of any persons, though ever so respectable in dignity or fortune.
  • Publication: Bath : Printed by R. Cruttwell, [1774]

Catalog Record

File 64 B32 774 11/9

Acquired December 2020

An earnest and affectionate address to the common people of England

title page

  • Author: Tucker, Josiah, 1712-1799, author.
  • Title: An earnest and affectionate address to the common people of England concerning their usual recreations on Shrove Tuesday.
  • Edition: A new edition.
  • Publication: London : Printed for F. and C. Rivington, booksellers to the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, No. 62, St. Paul’s Church-Yard; by Bye and law, St. John’s Square, Clerkenwell, 1800.
  • Manufacture: [London] : Printed by Bye and law, St. John’s Square, Clerkenwell.

Catalog Record

68 800 T891

Acquired April 2020

 

A soft, clear & delicate skin. The celebrated abstergent lotion

printed page

  • Author: Solomon, Samuel, -approximately 1818.
  • Title: A soft, clear & delicate skin. The celebrated abstergent lotion, highly esteemed throughout Europe for the cure of scorbutic eruptions, coarseness, redness, pimples, &c. on the face, hands, and neck … is prepared by the inventor and sole proprietor, S. Solomon, M.D., Gilead-House, near Liverpool.
  • Publication: Liverpool [England] : Printed for Dr. Solomon, by J. Speed, &c. &c., [not before 1804]

Catalog Record

File 692 804So

Acquired July 2020

An authentick account of the life of Mr. Charles Drew

title page

  • Title: An authentick account of the life of Mr. Charles Drew, late of Long-Melford in the county of Suffolk : who was tried and convicted at Bury Assizes, for the murder of his father, Mr. Charles John Drew … To which is added, a faithful account of the trial of the said Charles Drew …
  • Publication: London : Printed by J. Applebee, and sold by J. Roberts, near the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane, 1740.

Catalog Record

523 D776 740

Acquired September 2020