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