A letter to the Right Honourable Charles James Fox

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  • Author: Scott, Major (John), 1747-1819, author.
  • Title: A letter to the Right Honourable Charles James Fox, on the extraneous matter contained in Mr. Burke’s speeches, in Westminster-Hall. : To which is added, Mr. Burke’s letter to Mr. Montague, with observations by Major John Scott.
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publication: London : Printed for John Stockdale, opposite Burlington House, Piccadilly, MDCCLXXXIX [1789]

Catalog Record

53 H27 Sco425

Acquired April 2020

Democratic principles, illustrated by example

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  • Author: Cobbett, William, 1763-1835, author.
  • Uniform Title: [Bone to gnaw, for the Democrats. Pt. 2. Selections]
  • Title: Democratic principles, illustrated by example, part the first : part the second, containing an instructive essay, tracing all the horrors of the French Revolution to their real causes; the licentious politics, and infidel philosophy of the present age / by Peter Porcupine.
  • Edition: Fifth edition.
  • Publication: Dublin : Printed for J. Milliken, No. 32, Grafton-Street, 1797 [i.e. 1798]

Catalog Record

82 798Co

Acquired April 2020

Authentic account of forgeries and frauds….

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  • 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

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  • 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

 

Valuable life annuities, with equitable assurance old policies

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  • Title: Valuable life annuities, with equitable assurance old policies, and Covent-Garden Theatre shares. Particulars of four very desirable annuities, seventy-two pounds nine shillings each, clear of all deduction, … payable out of the money arising from the tolls of the Longships Light-House, near the Land’s End, Cornwall, amounting to near £3000 per annum. … : Also, two new shares of £500 each, in Covent-Garden Theatre, entitling the possessor to an annuity of twenty-five pounds per share, for eighty-five years from the opening of the theatre, with an annual transferrable [sic] free admission. Which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Scott, on Friday, the 17th of Feb. 1815, at twelve o’clock, at the Mart, London, near the Bank of England.
  • Publication: [London] : [publisher not identified], [1815]

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Acquired April 2020

A short authentic account of the late decision, on the bull baiting question

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  • Title: A short authentic account of the late decision, on the bull baiting question : in the case of the King against John Hill. With an appendix, containing the reports of the speeches of Mr. Windham, Mr. Canning, and Mr. Brougham, in resisting attemps to legislate against the sport.
  • Publication: Dudley : W. Maurice, Printer, High Street, 1827.

Catalog Record

63 827 Sh559


Acquired April 2020

Observations on the tea and window act

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  • Author: Twining, Richard, 1749-1824, author.
  • Title: Observations on the tea and window act, and on the tea trade / by Richard Twining.
  • Edition: The third edition.
  • Publication: London : Printed for T. Cadell, in the Strand, MDCCLXXXV [1785]

Catalog Record

53 T92 785

Acquired April 2020

Concert of cats

description below

A group of cats look at book opened to a musical score, on the right and images of mice on the left. Some of the cats are singing while one plays a trumpet; one of the cats wears spectacles. In the foreground are a violin and loose sheets of music. The book is propped against a birdhouse from which emerges a mouse; a cloth has been draped over the birdhouse.

  • Title: [Concert of cats] [graphic].
  • Publication: [London?] : [publisher not identified], [not before July 1817?]

Catalog Record

817.07.00.02

Acquired April 2020

Lessons to a young prince, by an old statesman

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  • Author: Williams, David, 1738-1816, author.
  • Title: Lessons to a young prince, by an old statesman, on the present disposition in Europe to a general revolution … : with the addition of a lesson on the mode of studying and profiting by Reflections on the French revolution, by … Edmund Burke.
  • Edition: The third edition.
  • Publication: London : Printed for H. D. Simmons, Pater-noster Row, MDCCXC [1790]

Catalog Record

53 G294 W721

Acquired April 2020