Memoirs of Edmund Ludlow

printed text

watercolor of tall ships on the water

  • Author: Ludlow, Edmund, 1617?-1692.
  • Title: Memoirs of Edmund Ludlow : with a collection of original papers, and the case of King Charles the First.
  • Published: London : Printed for T. Becket and P.A. DeHondt, and T. Cadell, in the Strand; and T. Evans, in King Street, Covent Garden, MDCCLXXI [1771]

Catalog Record

Quarto 63 771 L945

Acquired April 2023

The origin of language, and Idea of a perfect government

printed text

  • Title: The origin of language, and Idea of a perfect government. Two poetic epistles, to Thamyris.
  • Publication: [London?] : [publisher not identified], [1785?]

Catalog Record

496 B85 785

Acquired May 2023

The environs of London

title page

  • Author: Lysons, Daniel, 1762-1834.
  • Title: The environs of London : being an historical account of the towns, villages, and hamlets, within twelve miles of that capital : interspersed with biographical anecdotes. By the Rev. Daniel Lysons …
  • Edition: The 2d ed.
  • Published: London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1811.

Catalog Record

Quarto 646 811L

Acquired January 2021

A true copy of the paper, delivered the night before her execution

title page

  • Author: Malcolm, Sarah, approximately 1710-1733, author.
  • Title: A true copy of the paper, delivered the night before her execution / by Sarah Malcom, to the Rev. Mr. Piddington … March 6th, 1732-3.
  • Publication: London : Printed for J. Wilford, behind the Chapter-House, near St. Paul’s, MDCCXXXII [1732]

Catalog Record

55 M243 733

Acquired September 2020

The Hampstead congress, or, The happy pair

title page

  • Title: The Hampstead congress, or, The happy pair.
  • Published: London : Printed: and sold by M. Cooper at the Globe in Pater-Noster-Row, A. Dodd at the Peacock without Temple-Bar, and G. Woodfal near Charing-Cross, 1745.

Catalog Record

763 745 H231

Acquired June 2020

Memoirs of Theodore Lane

description below

A bound album with “Biographical sketch of the life of Mr. Theodore Lane” (pages [33]-59 from Pierce Egan’s 1831 publication: The show folks! (London : Printed for M. Arnold, 1831)), extra-illustrated with portraits of actors, actors in performances, playwrights, and art patrons, followed by cropped impressions, mounted, of the twenty-seven hand-colored plates that accompanied with Pierce Egan’s 1825 The life of an actor and on the final four leaves the nine small, black and white vignettes, also of theatrical scenes also from Egan’s Life of an actor. Lane was an English painter and engraver, who excelled at comic illustration. Also bound in at the front is an autograph letter from Egan dated 15 June 1832 to Mr. Elliott.

 

  • Author: Egan, Pierce, 1772-1849.
  • Title: Memoirs of Theodore Lane : printed text and manuscript / by Pierce Egan.
  • Production: England, circa 1825?

Catalog Record

Quarto 56 Eg13 832m

Acquired June 2020

Account of the Society of Friends of Foreigners in Distress

title page

  • Author: Society of Friends of Foreigners in Distress.
  • Title: Account of the Society of Friends of Foreigners in Distress : with the nature and views of the institution ; also the plan and regulations, a list of subscribers, and an appendix, containing some of the most interesting cases.
  • Publication: London : Printed for the Society by W. Marchant, Ingram-Court, Fenchurch-Street, 1814.

Catalog record

63 814 So678

Acquired September 2020

 

George Cruikshank : the artist, the humorist, and the man

description below

Extra-illustrated with 116 additional prints and autograph material: 82 etchings, caricatures, engraved plates, illustrated title pages, and broadsides by George Cruikshank, of which 24 are hand-colored, mounted and captioned in pencil having been trimmed to the image with loss of imprints

 

  • Author: Bates, William, -1884, author.
  • Title: George Cruikshank : the artist, the humorist, and the man, with some account of his brother Robert : a critico-bibliographical essay / by William Bates … ; with numerous illustrations by G. Cruickshank including several from original drawings in the possession of the author.
  • Edition: Second edition, revised, and augmented by a copiously annotated bibliographical appendix, and additional plates on India paper.
  • Publication: London : Houlston and Sons, Paternoster Square ; Birmingham : Houghton and Hammond, Scotland Passage, 1879.

Catalog Record

75 C889 S879

Acquired March 2020

The castle of Otranto : a Gothic story

description below

Extra-illustrated with the seven plates color-printed à la poupée for the Edward Jeffery edition of 1796

 

  • Author: Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797, author.
  • Title: The castle of Otranto : a Gothic story / translated by William Marshal, gent. from the original Italian of Onuphrio Muralto, Canon of the Church of St. Nicholas at Otranto.
  • Edition: The sixth edition.
  • Publication: Parma : Printed by Bodoni, for J. Edwards, bookseller of London, MDCCXCI [1791]

Catalog Record

24 17 791 Copy 16

Acquired July 2020

Memoirs of Mrs. Fitzherbert

description below

Extra-illustrated with the addition of 54 portraits and views (some hand-colored) ranging in date from the late 18th to the late 19th century, inlaid to size. Also bound in at the end is a publisher’s catalog (45, [3] pages) dated New Burlington Street, Jan. 1, 1856

 

  • Author: Langdale, Chas (Charles), 1787-1868, author.
  • Title: Memoirs of Mrs. Fitzherbert; with an account of her marriage with H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, afterwards King George IV / by the Hon. Charles Langdale.
  • Publication: London : Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, publisherin ordinary to Her Majesty, MDCCCLVI [1856]

Catalog Record

53 H645 S856

Acquired March 2020