The Royal Family of Great Britain

description below

“Portraits of George II, Queen Caroline, Prince Frederick, Princesses Anne, Amelia, Caroline, Prince William, Princesses Mary and Louise, all busts in ovals arranged in three rows of three.”–British Museum online catalogue.

 

  • Title: The Royal Family of Great Britain [graphic].
  • Publication: [London] : Printed for & sold by Eliz. Bakewell, print & map seller, against Birchin Lane, Cornhill, London, [between 1764 and 1770]

Catalog Record 

764.00.00.83+

Acquired January 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

Revd. Mr. Cotes of Ealing

description below

Three half-length sketches of men in two rows, two on the top row are shown bust-length facing left, while the one below is shown half-length playing a bassoon. Only the portrait on the top right is identified by the artist

 

  • Artist: Nixon, John, -1818, artist.
  • Title: Revd. Mr. Cotes of Ealing [art original].
  • Production: [England], [not after 1818]

Catalog Record 

Drawings N736 no. 10

Acquired January 2020

An alarm to Britain

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  • Author: Jamieson, John, 1759-1838, author.
  • Title: An alarm to Britain, or, An inquiry, into the causes of the rapid progress of infidelity, in the present age /c by John Jamieson.
  • Published: Perth : Printed by R. Morison Junior, for R. Morison & Son, booksellers, MDCCXCV [1795]

Catalog Record

68 795 J32

Acquired January 2020

Men and manners, or, Concentrated wisdom

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  • Author: Hunter, A. (Alexander), 1729-1809.
  • Title: Men and manners, or, Concentrated wisdom / by A. Hunter, M.D., F.R.S.
  • Publication: York [England] : Printed by T. Wilson and R. Spence, High-Ousegate, for the benefit of the York dispensary; and sold by J. Mawman, in the Pawman, in the Poultry, London; and by all the booksellers In York, [1807]

Catalog Record 

53 H945 800

Acquired January 2020

His Majesty’s warrant, granting an allowance in lieu of small beer

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  • Creator: Great Britain. Army.
  • Title: His Majesty’s warrant, granting an allowance in lieu of small beer to the troops serving at home : and containing further regulations on various matters directed by His Majesty’s warrants of the 25th May, 1797, “For encreasing and regulating the pay and allowance of non commissioned officers and private men of corps of cavalry and infantry serving at home”.
  • Publication: [London] : Printed by G. Roberts, Angel Court, Charing Cross, [1800]

Catalog Record

652 H673 800

Acquired January 2020

The naturalist’s cabinet

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  • Author: Smith, Thomas, 1775 or 1776-1830, author.
  • Title: The naturalist’s cabinet : containing interesting sketches of natural history; illustrative of the natures, dispositions, manners, and habits of all the most remarkable quadrupeds, birds, fishes, amphibia, reptiles, &c. in the known world / by Rev. Thomas Smith.
  • Publication: [London] : Published by James Cundee, Ivy-Lane, Paternoster Row, [1806-1807]
  • Manufacture: [London] : Albion Press printed.

Catalog Record

63 806 Sm642

Acquired January 2020

The British volunteer

title page

General history of the formation and establishment of the volunteer and associated corps

 

  • Title: The British volunteer, or, A general history of the formation and establishment of the volunteer and associated corps, enrolled for the protection and defence of Great Britain. Embellished with portraits, and plates of tactics.
  • Publication: London : Printed by C. Whittingham, Dean Street, Fetter Lane; and published by T. Egerton, at the Military Library, Whitehall; sold by J. F. Tomkins, … [and 5 others], 1799.

Catalog Record 

63 799 B862

Acquired January 2020

Anecdotes of painting in England

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  • Author: Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797, author.
  • Title: Anecdotes of painting in England : with some account of the principal artists; and incidental notes on other arts; collected by the late Mr. George Vertue; and now digested and published from his original mss. / by Mr. Horace Walpole.
  • Manufacture: [Twickenham] : Printed by Thomas Farmer at Strawberry-Hill, MDCCLXII-MDCCLXXI [1762-1771]

Catalog Record

33 10 Copy 23

Acquired January 2020