Herefordshire orchards, a pattern for all England

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Bookplates of Horace Walpole and Paul Latcham. Unidentified contemporary MS pharmaceutical calculation on front flyleaf recto. MS list of contents in 18th-c. hand on front flyleaf verso, possibly in Michael Lort’s hand

  • Author: Beale, John, 1603-1683?
  • Title: Herefordshire orchards, a pattern for all England : written in an epistolary address to Samuel Hartlib, Esq. / by I.B.
  • Published: London : Printed by Roger Daniel, 1657.

Catalog Record

49 2333

Acquired April 2007

M. Annaei Lucani Pharsalia

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Formerly owned and bound by Horace Walpole, gifted to an unknown recipient with note ‘Ex dono editoris Mr. Horace Walpole’; also with a few 19th century booksellers’ notes on end leaves. Purchased in the 19th century by the then Earl of Orford and remained at Wolterton until sold at Christie’s in December 1989 by Lord Walpole.

  • Author: Lucan, 39-65.
  • Uniform Title: [Pharsalia]
  • Title: M. Annaei Lucani Pharsalia / cum notis Hugonis Grotii, et Richardi Bentleii.
  • Published: [Twickenham : Strawberry-Hill, MDCCLX 1760]

Catalog Record

Quarto 33 7 Copy 12

Acquired June 2013

Aeschini Socratici dialogi tres graece et latine


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 Horace Walpole’s copy with his bookplate and note on fly-leaf. Includes life of Aeschines and Jean Le Clerc’s Silvae Philologicae.

  • Author: Aeschines, Socraticus, 4th cent. B.C.
  • Title: Aeschini Socratici dialogi tres graece et latine : ad quos accessit quarti Latinum fragmentum / vertit et notis illustravit Joannes Clericus. Cuius & ad calcem additae sunt Silvae Philologicae, cum omnium indicibus necessariis.
  • Published: Amstelodami : Apud Petrum de Coup Bibliopolam, 1711.

Catalog Record

49 2207 3

Acquired October 2005

Sketchbook of views, landscapes, ruins, castles…

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Album of ca. 40 pen and ink, wash, and one color drawing of scenes in Yorkshire, most dated (30 April 1799-9 June 1801) and “drawn on the spot”, with the artist’s identification of the locales, buildings, and ruins. The first is dated April 30th 1799 and is a view of Fountain’s Abbey and followed by several sketches of ships and trees, a cottage, and two views of a bridge with a village in the distance. These sketches are followed by a series 24 non-sequentially numbered sketches, half of which are half-page oval designs. Six more drawings — wash, pencil, or ink — follow executed in 1801. The penultimate leaf contains a pencil drawing of The ruins of Wallop Church, dated Ap: 15th 1805 on the verso and a rough sketch of a scene on the verso. The final leaf is a wash drawing of a vista and is signed E. Johnson, JPearson, JPearson and is undated; another rough pencil drawing of trees and tower on the verso.

  • Creator: Pearson, John, 1777-1813.
  • Title: [Sketchbook of views, landscapes, ruins, castles, etc. in Yorkshire].
  • Created:[Yorkshire, England], [between 1799 and 1805]

Catalog Record

Folio 75 P359 805

Acquired before 2002

Correspondence with Horace Walpole, 1736-1796

lwlms000556James Granger to Horace Walpole, 24 July 1764

lwlms000554Horace Walpole to Charles Lyttelton, 22 May 1736

bertieHorace Walpole to Bertie Greatheed, 22 February 1796

hamiltonHorace Walpole to Sir William Hamilton, 18 February 1776

pittHorace Walpole to Thomas Pitt, 5 June 1764

walkerHorace Walpole to Joseph Walker, 4 April 1791

  • Author: Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797.
  • Title: Horace Walpole collection, 1725-1797.

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

LWL MSS 1

Songs and poems of love and drollery

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Horace Walpole’s copy

  • Author: T. W. (Thomas Weaver), 1616-1663.
  • Title: Songs and poems of love and drollery. By T.W.
  • Published: [London : s.n.], Printed in the year, 1654.

Catalog Record

49 1992

Acquired May 2005

Visiting the sick

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  • Printmaker: Gillray, James, 1756-1815, printmaker.
  • Title: Visiting the sick [graphic] / J. Gillray fec[i]t.
  • Published:[London] : Pubd. July 28th, 1806, by H. Humphrey, 27 St. James’s Street, [1806]

Catalog Record  & Digital Collection

806.07.28.01.1+

Acquired May 2007