The school of arts, or Fountain of knowledge

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  • Title: The school of arts, or Fountain of knowledge : containing several hundred truly valuable and useful receipts, selected from the works and communications of the most eminent British artists. Particularly adapted for the use, emolument, and pleasure of the public in general and the encouragement of arts, manufactures, and science.
  • Publication: London : Printed and sold by Dean and Munday, 35, Threadneedle Street, [between 1810 and 1832]

Catalog Record 

71 810Sc

Acquired October 2019


Vitae quorundam eruditissimorum et illustrium virorum

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Horace Walpole’s copy with his armorial bookplate.

  • Author: Smith, Thomas, 1638-1710.
  • Title: Vitae quorundam eruditissimorum et illustrium virorum : Quorum nomina extant in pagina sequenti / scriptore Thoma Smitho.
  • Published: Londini : apud Davidem Mortier in via dicta de Strand ad insigne Erasmi, 1707.

Catalog Record

49 860

Acquired August 2004