Sir Henry Holland papers, 1805-1868

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Eight manuscript volumes: Essays on various subjects written at Univesity while at Glasgow, 1805-1806; copies of letters from Portugal 1812; Journal in Spain 1813; Journal in Lombardy, Austria, Prussia 1815; Sketchbook 1815; Journal in the north of Italy and France 1816; Journal to Spain1818; Diary 1830-1843. Also with two copies of Holland’s publication, General view of the agriculture of Cheshire (1808) and two issues of his Recollections of past life (1868).

  • Author: Holland, Henry, Sir, 1788-1873, author.
  • Title: Sir Henry Holland papers, 1805-1868 (bulk 1812-1843).

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Acquired September 2021

The grand tour

Vol 1 -Traveller’s guide through the Netherlands — Vol 2- Traveller’s guide through Germany — Vol. 3 – Traveller’s guide through Italy — Vol. 4 – Traveller’s guide through France.

  • Author: Nugent, Thomas, 1700?-1772.
  • Title: The grand tour : containing an exact description of most of the cities, towns, and remarkable places of Europe, together with a distinct account of the post-roads and stages, with their respective distances through Holland, Flanders … likewise directions relating to the manner and expence of travelling … : as also, occasional remarks on the present state of trade … / by Mr. Nugent. In four volumes.
  • Publication: London : Printed for S. Birt, in Ave-Mary-Lane; D. Browne, without Temple-Bar; ; A. Millar, in the Strand; and G. Hawkins in Fleetstreet, MDCCXLIX [1749]

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81 749 N89

Acquired August 2019

Commemoration of the four great naval victories…

Plates engraved by F. Bartolozzi, I. Landseer, J. Parker, Geo. Noble, Lenney, and W. Bromley after paintings by R. Smirke, miniatures by John Smart, and after portraits by Ryder, Stow, and Worthington.

  • TitleCommemoration of the four great naval victories obtained by the English during the late war : Earl Howe’s over the French, off Ushant, June 1, 1794; Earl St. Vincent’s over the Spaniards, off Cape St. Vincent, February 14, 1797; Lord Viscount Duncan’s over the Dutch, off Camperdown, October 11, 1797; Lord Viscount Nelson’s over the French, in the Bay of Aboukir, August 1, 1798.
  • PublishedLondon : Printed for R. Bowyer, at the Historic Gallery, Pall Mall, ; by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, Fleet Street, 1803.

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Drawer 63 803 C734

Acquired July 2017