The history of Charles Jones, the footman written by himself

title page

  • Author: More, Hannah, 1745-1833, author.
  • Title: The history of Charles Jones, the footman written by himself.
  • Published: London : Sold by J. Marshall, (printer to the Cheap Repository for Religious and Moral Tracts) No. 17, Queen-Street. Cheapside, and No. 4, Aldermary Church-Yard ; and R. White, Piccadilly, London. By S. Hazard, at Bath ; and by all booksellers, newsmen, and hawkers, in town and country. Great Allowance will be made to Shopkeepers and Hawkers, [1796]

Catalog Record

61 C41T

Acquired July 2020

A sketch of modern France

title page

  • Author: Beaumont, Louise Elisa, 1751-1818, attributed name.
  • Title:A sketch of modern France : in a series of letters to a lady of fashion : written in the years 1796 and 1797, during a tour through France / by a Lady ; edited by C.L. Moody, LL.D. F.A.S.
  • Publication:London : Printed for T. Cadell jun. and W. Davies in the Strand, 1798.

Catalog Record

82 798Sk

Acquired August 2020

The accomplish’d female instructor

printed text

  • Title: The accomplish’d female instructor, or, A very useful companion for ladies, gentlewomen, and others : In two parts. Part I. Treating of generous breeding and behaviour; choice of company, friendship; the art of speaking well [etc.]…Part II. Treating of making curious confectionaries, or sweet-meats, jellies, syrups, cordial-waters…to know good provisions, dye curious colours, whiten ivory…physical and chyrurgical receipts…and a great number of other useful and profitable things.
  • Published: London : J. Knapton, 1704.

Catalog Record

659 704Ac

Acquired November 2020

Authentic account of forgeries and frauds….

title page

  • Uniform Title: Authentic account of forgeries and frauds of various kinds committed by Charles Price, otherwise Patch.
  • Title: A new edition, being a more minute and particular account of that consummate adept in deception, Charles Price, otherwise Patch, many years a stock-broker and lottery-office-keeper in London and Westminster : in this edition the whole of his various forgeries and frauds are circumstantially related … till he began that desperate undertaking of forgeries on the Bank of England … : with this edition is given as a frontispiece an exact representation of his person, in the disguise he wore when he negotiated his first parcel of counterfeit bank notes, in the year 1780, and likewise another portrait of him in his usual dress.
  • Publication: London : Printed for the editor, (by whose permission a part only of these memoirs first appeared in the English Chronicle) and sold by G. Kearsley, at no. 46, in Fleet-Street, MDCCLXXXVI [1786]

Catalog Record

53 P925 S786

Acquired April 2020

Occasional reflections in a journey from London to Norwich

title page

  • Title: Occasional reflections in a journey from London to Norwich & Cambridge.
  • Publication: London : Printed, and sold by A. Baldwin, near the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane, MDCCXI [1711]

Catalog Record

62 711 Oc15

Acquired April 2020

 

The accomplished letter-writer; or, Universal correspondent

title page

  • Title: The accomplished letter-writer; or, Universal correspondent. : Containing familiar letters on the most common occasions in life. Also a variety of more elegant letters for examples and improvement of style, from the best modern authors, together with many originals, on business, duty, amusement, affection, courtship, marriage, friendship, and other subjects. To which is prefixed a compendious grammar of the English tongue. Also a table of the clerk-like contraction of words, for the dispatch of business; and the proper mode of addressing people of all ranks, either in writing or discourse; and some necessary orthographical directions. With a selection of some beautiful poetical epistles, and various forms of polite messages.
  • Published: London: : Printed for T. Caslon, in Stationers’-Court, and J. Ashburner, in Kendal., 1779.

Catalog Record

53 Ac172 779

Acquired January 2020

The whole duty of a woman

title page

  • Title: The whole duty of a woman, or, A guide to the female sex, from the age of sixteen to sixty, &c. : being directions, how women of all qualities and conditions, ought to behave themselves in the various circumstances of this life, for their obtaining not only present but future happiness … : also choice receipts in physick and chirurgery with the whole art of cookery, preserving, candying, beautifying, &c. / written by a Lady.
  • Edition: The third edition.
  • Published: London : Printed for F. Guillim, against the Great James Tavern in Bishopgate-Street, 1701.

Catalog Record 

63 701 W628

Acquired October 2019

 

Lettre à M. de *** sur son projet de voyager

see description below

  • Title: Lettre à M. de *** sur son projet de voyager avec la sphère aërostatique de M. de Montgolfier : avec figure.
  • Publication: A Aéoropolis, sur la Place des Nues : Chez Zéphirolin le jeune ; Et se trouve à Paris : Chez les marchands de feuilles volantes, l’an de la lune [1783]

Catalog Record 

53 L967 783

Acquired July 2019

 

View of Tantalon Castle, the Bass-Rock and the River Forth

View of Tantalon Castle, the Bass-Rock and the River Forth

Figures by a boat and rocks in the foreground; the ruins of Tantallon Castle to the left; the Firth of Forth stretching to the distance; Bass Rock on the horizon; boats throughout the scene.

  • Printmaker: Dodd, Robert, 1748-1815, printmaker.
  • Title: View of Tantalon Castle, the Bass-Rock and the River Forth [graphic] / drawn by J. Farington R.A. ; engraved by R. Dodd.
  • Publication: London : Pubd. Febry. 1792 by F. Jukes, No. 10 Howland Street, [February 1792]

Catalog Record 

Drawer 792.02.00.03

Acquired June 2019

Abbey & Palace of Dumfermline

 

Abbey & Palace of Dumfermline

A river and rocks in the foreground; the abbey and palace of Dunfermline in the distance; trees throughout the scene.

 

  • Printmaker: Catton, Charles, 1756-1819, printmaker.
  • Title: Abbey & Palace of Dumfermline [sic] [graphic] / drawn in 1788 by J. Farington R.A. ; engraved by C. Catton Junr.
  • Publication: London : Published Feby. 1, 1792, by F. Jukes, No. 10 Howland Street, [1 February 1792]

Catalog Record 

Drawer 792.02.01.02

Acquired June 2019