An album of amateur etchings, mostly by Charlton Wollaston and The Hon. Booth Grey, and a few pen and grey wash landscape sketches and portraits. Many of the etchings are represented by multiple impressions and variant states, and on various paper stocks. Also mounted in the album is a copy of a bust of a man by Miss Clarke, from College-Green Worcester and dated 1789. Some later prints, mounted on 19th century photolithographs. The etchings represent country scenes — thatched cottages, peasants, farms and farm animals, and peasants at work — as well as views of churches, villages, ruins, and landscapes with row boats and skiffs on rivers. Also included are several engravings and prints from published works on various topics including a large engraving of Greek sculptural elements pasted on the inside of the back cover.
Title: [Album of amateur prints by Charlton Wollaston, Booth Grey, and others, with some drawings].
Edward Williams also wrote under the pseudonym Iolo Morganwg.
Author: Iolo Morganwg, 1747-1826.
Title: Poems, lyric and pastoral : in two volumes / by Edward Williams.
Published: London : Printed for the author by J. Nichols, and sold by J. Johnson, No. 72 St. Paul’s Church-Yard; J. Owen, No. 158 Piccadilly; E. Williams, No. 11 Strand; Darton and Harvey, Grace-Church Street; by all the booksellers in Bath; Fletcher, Oxford; Merrill, Cambridge; Brown and Lloyd, Bristol; Harward, Cheltenham; and Pritchard, Philadelphia, 1794.
Wash drawing showing “The Little Gray Man” on his gibbet-wheel as a monkey seated on the chest of a corpse with the pair of dying lovers, Leopold and Mary-Ann, below. Written on the verso, in ink, three verses from the Matthew Gregory Lewis’s “Tales of Wonder The Little gray man” published in 1801.
Author: Greatheed, Bertie, 1781-1804, artsit.
Title: [The little gray man] / BG [monogram] 1801.
Possibly Thomas Adams, solicitor, Alnwick, agent for the Duke of Northumberland and owner of Eshott Hall, south of Alnwick.
Title: To be sold by auction in the town-hall in Alnwick on the 17th, 18th, & 19th days of March inst., all the household furniture that belonged to Thomas Adams Esq., late of Alnwick aforesaid, deceased : consisting of four-post bedsteads and hangings with window curtains …
Published: Alnwick : Graham, printer 2nd March 1813.