Life in London, or, The sprees of Tom and Jerry

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A broadside with a collection of songs

“Notice. This is to give notice to those persons who are in the constant habit of pirating my copyrights that if they dare to print any part of this sheet, they shall be proceeded against according to the law. James Catnach”

  • TitleLife in London, or, The sprees of Tom and Jerry : attempted in cuts and verse / quod Jas. C-n-h, March 23, 1822.
  • EditionEighth edition.
  • PublicationLondon : Printed and sold by J. Catnach, 2 Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials, [23 March 1822]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

822.00.00.63++

Acquired July 2016

Budget of mirth, a selection of flash songs

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A broadside with a collection of songs.

  • TitleBudget of mirth, a selection of flash songs : songs in the death of Tom and Jerry.
  • PublicationLondon : Printed and sold by J. Catnach, 2 Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials, [ca. 1822]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

822.00.00.62++

Acquired July 2016

Seizure of the ship Industry by a conspiracy

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  • TitleSeizure of the ship Industry by a conspiracy and the consequent sufferings of Capt. James Fox and his companions : their captivity among the Esquimaux Indians in North America and the miraculous escape of the captain : the disasters which attended the mutineers : interspersed with anecdotes, descriptions, &c. : also, the providential escape and sufferings of Captain Boyce in the year 1727.
  • PublishedLondon : Printed for Thomas Tegg, 111 Cheapside, [1810?]

Catalog Record

86 810 Se462

Acquired August 2016

Private correspondence of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford

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Bound in volume 1: ms. note in Horace Walpole’s hand, an epigram attributed to “Mr. Erskine the celebrated lawyer” and dated 1793

  • AuthorWalpole, Horace, 1717-1797.
  • Uniform Title[Correspondence. 1820.]
  • TitlePrivate correspondence of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford : now first collected. In four volumes.
  • PublishedLondon : Printed for Rodwell and Martin, Bond-Street; and Colburn and Co., Conduit-Street, 1820.

Catalog Record

22 820 Copy 2

Acquired July 2016

Dalby Theatre. July 14th, 1803. Tancred & Sigismunda with Bon Ton

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An admission ticket to a performance at Dalby Theatre 14 July 1803, the private playhouse of Edward Hartopp at his seat Little Dalby Hall in Leicestershire. Edward Hartopp’s private theatricals seem to have been staged sporadically from 1777, becoming larger and more elaborate at the beginning of the nineteenth century.

  • TitleDalby Theatre. July 14th, 1803. Tancred & Sigismunda with Bon Ton. Admission ticket (not transferable).
  • Production[Melton Mowbray? : publisher not identified, 1803]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

File 767 P69b D213 803.1

Acquired June 2016

A catalogue of the entire and valuable library of John Ives

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  • AuthorS. Baker and G. Leigh (London, England)
  • TitleA catalogue of the entire and valuable library of John Ives, Jun. … : which will be sold by auction, by S. Baker and G. Leigh … beginning Monday, March the 3d, 1777 …
  • Published[London] : Catalogues to be had of the following booksellers; Mr. Dodsley’s … Mr. Robson’s … Mr. Walter’s … Mr. Edwards’s … Mr. Sewel’s … Mr. Owen’s … and at the place of sale, [1777]

Catalog Record

125 S1 777

Acquired May 2016

Kearsleys’ Stranger’s guide, or Companion through London

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The plan of London includes ‘new buildings to the year 1791’

  • AuthorKearsley, Catharine.
  • TitleKearsleys’ Stranger’s guide, or Companion through London and Westminster and the country round : containing a description of the situation, antiquity, and curiosities of every place, within the circuit of fourteen miles, together with a map of the surrounding country, and a plan of the cities of London and Westminster, and the borough of Southwark.
  • PublishedLondon : Printed for and sold by C. and G. Kearsley, [1791]

Catalog Record

646 791 K24

Acquired June 2016