The ladies complete letter-writer

printed title page

  • Title: The ladies complete letter-writer : teaching the art of inditing letters … Being a collection of letters, written by ladies … the whole forming a polite and improving manual …
  • Edition: The second edition, with corrections and additions.
  • Publication: London : Printed for the editor, and sold by T. Lownds in Fleet-Street, [1765]

Catalog Record

19 765L

Acquired July 2021

Retail lace house : 392, Strand, opposite Cecil Street

printed text

A letter addressed to ‘Madam’ describing the copy and the quality of its work with attestations from the Royal family.

  • Author: Geo. Fred. Urling, & Co.
  • Title: Retail lace house : 392, Strand, opposite Cecil Street, from 143, Cheapside.
  • Publication: [London?] : [Geo. Fred. Urling, & Co.], [1819?]

Catalog Record

File 66 819 Ur77

Acquired September 2021

Christianity defended

title page

  • Author: Philalethes, Member of the Church of England, author.
  • Title: Christianity defended : in a letter to the Right Honourable Simon Ld. Lovat, (in the Tower for high treason) on the importance of repentance and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, in contradistinction to the execrable heresy of Arianism. Occasion’d by Mr. F——-‘s Account of the behaviour of the late Earl of Kilmarnock / by a member of the Church of England.
  • Publication: London : Sold by M. Cooper; J. Walter, P. and A. Brown, in Bristol : W. Frederick, J. Leake, Bath; and J. Drew, Exon, MDCCXLVI [1746]

Catalog Record

53 L896 746

Acquired March 2020

The confessions of J. Lackington

The confessions of J. Lackington title page

  • Author: Lackington, James, 1746-1815.
  • Title: The confessions of J. Lackington : late bookseller, at the Temple of the Muses, in a series of letters to a friend; to which are added, two letters on the bad consequences of having daughters educated at boarding-schools.
  • Published: London : Printed by Richard Edwards, Crane Court, Fleet Street ; For the author, and sold by all the booksellers in the United Kingdom, 1804.

Catalog Record 

53 L11 804

Acquired March 2019

A Derbyshire gentleman’s answer, to the letter from the Cocoa-Tree

‘A letter from the Cocoa-tree’, London, 1762, referred to the formation of an opposition party by the Duke of Cumberland and others.

  • AuthorDerbyshire gentleman.
  • TitleA Derbyshire gentleman’s answer, to the letter from the Cocoa-Tree.
  • Publication[London] : Printed, for E. Moore, in Pater-Noster-Row, 1762.

Catalog Record 

63 762 D42

Acquired June 2017