Shakespear : poemetto in versi sciolti

printed text

  • Author: Pignotti, Lorenzo, 1739-1812.
  • Title: Shakespear : poemetto in versi sciolti : alla celebre donna Mrs. Montagu, in occasione della di lei applauditissima opera in difesa di quel poeta.
  • Publication: Firenze : Per Gio. Batista Stecchi, e Anton-Giuseppe Pagani, MDCCLXXIX [1779]

Catalog Record

763 P632 779

Acquired October 2021

La Loire Frigate, or, Yeo! Yeo!

printed text

Refers to an incident in Muros Bay, June 4, 1805, in which the privateer L’Esperance was captured by the British through the exertions of Lt. Yeo of the Loire.

  • Title: La Loire Frigate, or, Yeo! Yeo!.
  • Publication: [London] : Printed and sold by J. Jennings, No. 15, Water-lane, Fleet-street, [1805?]

Catalog Record

File 763 805 L834

Acquired October 2021


Lonsdale magazine, or, Provincial repository

see description belowWith illustrations (some in color), aquatints, engravings and wood engraving of a geological map, a tea plant, genealogy table (folded) and many estates, manors, castles and churches in England.

  • Title: Lonsdale magazine, or, Provincial repository : for the year 1820[-22] comprising topographical and biographical sketches, critiques upon new works, literary, scientific, and philosophical essays, original poetry, entertaining tales and anecdotes. Commercial and miscellaneous intelligence, etc. Forming a pleasing variety of useful and elegant reading / edited by J. Briggs.
  • Published: Kirby Lonsdale [England] : A. Foster [etc.], 1820-1822.

Catalog Record

61 L862

Acquired May 2019

Something concerning Nobody

Something concerning Nobody title page

  • Author: Ireland, W. H. (William Henry), 1777-1835.
  • Title: Something concerning Nobody / edited by Somebody. Embellished with fourteen characteristic etchings.
  • Publication: London : Printed for Robert Scholey, 46, Paternoster-Row, 1814.
  • Manufacture: London : W. Flint, printer, Old Bailey, [1814]

Catalog Record 

761 814 Ir3

Acquired June 2018

William Whitehead poem to the Duchess of Queensbury, 1777

manuscript letter

The manuscript poem is accompanied by a note written in the same hand, and in the third person, from Whitehead to Thomas Villiers, 1st Earl of Clarendon, the Duchess of Queensberry’s brother-in-law.

  • Author: Whitehead, William, 1715-1785.
  • Title: William Whitehead poem to the Duchess of Queensbury, 1777.

Catalog Record 

LWL Mss File 144

Acquired November 2018

Mum : a political ballad for the present times

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A satire on Walpole and the Whigs.

  • Author: Leslie, Charles, active 1738-1743.
  • Title: Mum : a political ballad for the present times : with annotations political, critical, and historical.
  • Published: Edinburgh : Printed, and sold by the book-sellers in town, MDCCXL [1740]

Catalog Record 

763 740 L56

Acquired October 2018

Aristotelis de poetica liber

Aristotelis de poetica liber title page

Greek text (111 p.) followed by Latin translation, with notes.

  • Author: Aristotle.
  • Uniform Title[Poetics. Latin & Greek. 1780]
  • Title: [Aristotelous peri poiētikes (romanized form)] = Aristotelis de poetica liber : ex versione Theodori Goulstoni ; lectionis varietatem e Codd. IV. Bibliothecae mediceae, verborum indicem et observationes suas adjunxit T. Winstanley …
  • PublishedOxonii : E Typographeo Clarendoniano, 1780.

Catalog Record 

53 Ar717 780

Acquired June 2018