Reference to some of the works executed in stained glass



  • AuthorEginton, William Raphael.
  • TitleReference to some of the works executed in stained glass / by William Raphael Eginton, Newhall-Street, Birmingham, glass stainer to their Royal and Serene Highnesses the Princess Charlotte of Wales and Saxe-Cobourg and the Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex.
  • PublishedBirmingham : Printed by R. Jabet and Co. Herald Office, High-Street, [ca. 1816] (Birmingham : Printed by R. Jubet and Co.)

Catalog Record

73 816 Eg29

Acquired July 2013

R. Green, cheesemonger and grocer


Letterpress trade card framed within a decorative oval border

  • AuthorGreen, R.
  • TitleR. Green, cheesemonger and grocer, No. 2, Clipston-Street, Portland Place : families supplied with wood, sand and charcoal, &c.
  • Published[London : Craft, printer, Wells-Street, Oxford-Street, ca. 1800?]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

File 66 800 G798

Acquired July 2013

The general account of the losses…on account of the fire




  • TitleThe general account of the losses, and the state of the collections and distributions, on account of the fire, which happened at Potton, in the county of Bedford, on Thursday the 14th of August, 1783.
  • Published[Bedford? : [s.n.], printed in the year MDCCLXXXIV 1784]

Catalog Record

64 B39 784

Acquired July 2013

Indian female of the Arrowauka Nation


A young Arawak native American woman, shown full-length and wearing a beaded apron and standing with her rigth foot posed on a small rock. She holds a parrot held high in her right hand and a bow and arrow in her left. On the left in the distance another Arawak is shown ready to shoot his his arrow.

  • Printmaker: Benedetti, Michele, 1745-1810, printmaker.
  • TitleIndian female of the Arrowauka Nation [graphic] / Benedetti sculp.
  • PublishedLondon : Published Decr. 1st, 1792, by J. Johnson, St. Paul’s Church Yard, [1 December 1792]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection


Acquired April 2014

Catalogue of the very select and valuable library of William Roscoe, Esq



 List of the numbers and prices of the library, of William Roscoe, Esq. sold on Monday the 19th day of August, and fourteen following days, 1816

  • Author/Creator: Roscoe, William, 1753-1831.
  • Title: Catalogue of the very select and valuable library of William Roscoe, Esq. : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Winstanley at his rooms in Marble Street, Liverpool, on Monday the 19th of August, and thirteen following days (Sundays excepted) : the sale to begin at eleven o’clock precisely.
  • Published:[Liverpool?] : [Thomas Winstanley and Son?], 1816 (London : J. M’Creery)

Catalog Record

125 R81 816

Acquired January 2014

The Persian strip’d of his disguise


  • Title: The Persian strip’d of his disguise, or, Remarks on a late libel, intitled, letters from a Persian in England to his friends at Ispahan.
  • Published: London : Printed for T. Cooper, at the Globe in Pater-noster Row, MDCCXXXV [1735]

Catalog Record

53 A2 735P

Acquired July 2013

Broad grins



Frontispiece: The laughing audience / designed by Wm. Hogarth.

  • Author: Colman, George, 1762-1836.
  • Title: Broad grins; My nightgown & slippers and other humorous works of George Colman, the younger, now first collected ; with life and anecdotes of the author / edited by George B. Buckstone.
  • Published: London : Chatto & Windus, Publishers (successors to John Camden Hotten), [1871?]

Catalog Record

53 C711 871

Acquired February 2014