The history of Prince Lee Boo

printed text

  • Uniform Title: Prince Lee Boo.
  • Title: The history of Prince Lee Boo : son of Abba Thulle, King of the Pelew Islands : brought to England by Captain Wilson, commander of the Antelope, East India packet, which was wrecked off these islands, on her passage, from China, on the 9th, of August, 1783 : with an account of Lee Boo’s death : and he was buried in Rotherhithe Church-Yard, where a tomb is erected in his memory.
  • Publication: London : Printed for Thomas Hughes, 35, Ludgate Street, 1824.
  • Manufacture: [London] : Plummer and Brewis, Printers, Love Lane, Eastcheap)

Catalog Record

659 824P

Acquired July 2021

Journal of a tour through part of France, Flanders, and Holland

book, printed text

  • Author: Stevenson, Seth William, 1784-1853, author.
  • Title: Journal of a tour through part of France, Flanders, and Holland : including a visit to Paris, and a walk over the field of Waterloo: made in the summer of 1816 / by Seth William Stevenson.
  • Publication: Norwich : Printed (not for sale) at the Norfolk Chronicle Press, by Stevenson, Matchett, and Stevenson, 1817.

Catalog Record

82 817St

Acquired May 2021

Letters from the island of Teneriffe, Brazil

description below

  • Author: Kindersley, Mrs., author.
  • Title: Letters from the island of Teneriffe, Brazil, the Cape of Good Hope, and the East Indies / by Mrs. Kindersley.
  • Publication: London : Printed for J. Nourse, in the Strand, bookseller to His Majesty, MDDCCLXXVII [1777]

Catalog Record

81 777K

Acquired August 2020

Instructive rambles extended in London

title page

  • Author: Helme, Elizabeth, -1814?, author.
  • Title: Instructive rambles extended in London, and the adjacent villages : designed to amuse the mind and improve the understanding of youth / by Elizabeth Helme … ; in two volumes.
  • Published: London : Printed by and for Sampson Low, Bewick-street, Soho : And sold by E. Newbery, St. Paul’s Church-yard, 1800.

Catalog Record

659 800H

Acquired July 2020

A sketch of modern France

title page

  • Author: Beaumont, Louise Elisa, 1751-1818, attributed name.
  • Title:A sketch of modern France : in a series of letters to a lady of fashion : written in the years 1796 and 1797, during a tour through France / by a Lady ; edited by C.L. Moody, LL.D. F.A.S.
  • Publication:London : Printed for T. Cadell jun. and W. Davies in the Strand, 1798.

Catalog Record

82 798Sk

Acquired August 2020

View of the Russian empire

description below

Catalogue of the Goldsmiths’ Library of Economic Literature, 1756

 

  • Author: Tooke, William, 1744-1820, author.
  • Title: View of the Russian empire during the reign of Catharine the Second and to the close of the present century / by William Tooke. In three volumes.
  • Publication: London : Printed for T.N. Longman, O. Rees, Paternoster-Row; and J. Debrett, Piccadilly, 1799.

Catalog Record

81 799T

Acquired August 2020

Occasional reflections in a journey from London to Norwich

title page

  • Title: Occasional reflections in a journey from London to Norwich & Cambridge.
  • Publication: London : Printed, and sold by A. Baldwin, near the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane, MDCCXI [1711]

Catalog Record

62 711 Oc15

Acquired April 2020

 

A visit to London

description below

Six plates with titles: London from Camberwell (on the South). Blackfriar’s Bridge [illegible]. The menagerie in the Tower. Westminister Bridge, Hall, & Abbey. London Bridge & the monument. The Juvenile Library.

 

  • Author: S. W., active 1801-1820?, author.
  • Title: A visit to London : containing a description of the principal curiosities in the British metropolis / by S.W. ; with six copper plates.
  • Manufacture: London : Printed by J. Adlard, Duke-Street, Smithfield. For Tabart and Co., at the Juvenile and School Library, No. 157, New Bond-Street; and to be had of all booksellers, 1808.

Catalog Record

659 808S

Acquired March 2020

A new picture of Paris

title page

  • Author: Planta, Edward, author.
  • Title: A new picture of Paris ; or, the stranger’s guide to the French metropolis ; accurately describing the public establishments, remarkable edifices, places of amusement, and every other object worthy of attention … To which is added, a description of the environs of Paris, with correct maps, and an accurate plan of the city … / by Edward Planta …
  • Edition: New edition enlarged and improved.
  • Publication: London : Printed for Samuel Leigh by W. Clowes, Northumberland-Court Street, MDCCCXIV [1814]

Catalog Record

82 814Pl v.1

Acquired February 2020

Travels through Denmark and part of Sweden

title page

  • Author: Macdonald, James, traveller, author.
  • Title: Travels through Denmark and part of Sweden, during the winter and spring of the present year 1809 : containing authentic particulars of the domestic condition of those countries, the opinions of the inhabitants, and the state of agriculture / by James MacDonald. In two volumes.
  • Publication: London : Printed for Richard Phillips, Bridge-Street, Blackfriars, 1809.

Catalog Record

81 809M

Acquired March 2020