Les nuits anglaises, ou, Recueil de traits singuliers

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  • Author: Contant d’Orville, André Guillaume, 1730?-1800, author.
  • Title: Les nuits anglaises, ou, Recueil de traits singuliers, d’anecdotes, d’événemens remarquables, de faits extraordinaires, de bizarreries, d’observations critiques & de pensées philosophiques, &c. propres à faire connaître le génie & le caractère des Anglais. Premiere [-quatrieme] partie.
  • Published: A Paris : Chez J. P. Costard, libraire, rue Saint Jean-de-Beauvais, la premiere porte cochere au-dessus du Collège, MDCCLXX [1770]

Catalog Record 

63 770 C76

Acquired October 2019

 

The Macaroni and theatrical magazine

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Articles on fashion and manners, satirizing extremes; includes theater news and anecdotes, crime news, poetry, and a monthly register of foreign and domestic occurences, with lists of bankrupts, preferments, marriages, births and deaths. Most plates are satirical illustrations of extreme fashions and their wearers.

  • Title: The Macaroni and theatrical magazine, or Monthly register, of the fashions and diversions of the times. Conducted upon a much more elegant and liberal plan, than any other work of the kind hitherto published.
  • Published: London : Printed for the authors, and sold by John Williams, next the Mitre Tavern, Fleet Street, MDCCLXXII. [1772, i.e. 1773]

Catalog Record 

61 M115

Acquired October 2018

A full and true account of the dreadful and melancholly earthquake

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A satire.
The imprint is fictitious.

  • AuthorBentley, R. (Richard), 1708-1782, attributed name.
  • TitleA full and true account of the dreadful and melancholly earthquake, which happened between twelve and one o’clock in the morning, on Thursday the fifth instant : with an exact list of such persons as have hitherto been found in the rubbish. In a letter from a gentleman in town, to his friend in the country.
  • EditionThe fifth edition.
  • PublishedLondon [i.e. Dublin] : Printed for Tim. Tremor, near the Temple Gate, Fleet-Street, 1750.

Catalog Record

File 63 750 B44d

Acquired July 2016