“They have destroyed me”

poem on silk

A illustrated broadside printed on silk.
With an image of a woman weeping at a tombstone enscribed with the words “Great Britain’s Queen, the injured Caroline. Around the border, following the title: Minister! go hang thyself in justice to mankind, for if after this, you die by the ordinary course of Nature, all honest men will be disgraced by sharing even a common death with you.

  • Title“They have destroyed me” : a monody on her late Majesty Queen Caroline, who departed this life August 7, 1821, aged fifty-three.
  • Publication[London?] : [publisher not identified], [1821]

Catalog Record

File 53 C292 821b

Acquired May 2018

Aristotelis de poetica liber

Aristotelis de poetica liber title page

Greek text (111 p.) followed by Latin translation, with notes.

  • Author: Aristotle.
  • Uniform Title[Poetics. Latin & Greek. 1780]
  • Title: [Aristotelous peri poiētikes (romanized form)] = Aristotelis de poetica liber : ex versione Theodori Goulstoni ; lectionis varietatem e Codd. IV. Bibliothecae mediceae, verborum indicem et observationes suas adjunxit T. Winstanley …
  • PublishedOxonii : E Typographeo Clarendoniano, 1780.

Catalog Record 

53 Ar717 780

Acquired June 2018

Maxims for playing the game of whist

title page

Attributed to: William Payne

  • TitleMaxims for playing the game of whist : with all necessary calculations, and laws of the game.
  • Edition: A new edition, with corrections.
  • PublishedLondon : Printed for T. Payne and Son, next the Mews-Gate, St. Martin’s, MDCCXC [1790]

Catalog Record 

63 790 M464

Acquired May 2018

Salve Regina!

Salve Regina title page

First lines: Albion! along they thousand hills, And through thy thousand cities, now, A spirit is abroad, that fills, The hearts of men with holiest vow …

  • TitleSalve Regina! or, A lay of sympathy and loyal homage to a persecuted woman and a legitimate Queen Caroline of England.
  • PublishedLondon : Printed and published by John Fairburn, Boradway, Ludgate-Hill, [1820]

Catalog Record 

763 820 Sa183

Acquired April 2018

Memoirs of Her Late Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Wales

  • TitleMemoirs of Her Late Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Wales, and of Saxe-Coburg Saalfeld.
  • PublicationLondon : Printed by W. Clowes, [1818]

Catalog Record 

File 56 C47 818

Acquired October 2017

A dialogue upon colouring

  • AuthorPiles, Roger de, 1635-1709.
  • TitleA dialogue upon colouring : Translated from the original French of Monsieur du Pile [sic], printed at Paris : Necessary for all limners and painters / by Mr. Ozell.
  • PublishedLondon : Printed for Daniel Brown at the Black Swan without Temple-Bar, and Bernard Lintott, at the Cross-Keys between the two Temple-Gates in Fleetstreet, 1711.

Catalog Record 

72 711P

Acquired October 2017

A tour from Northamptonshire to London

  • AuthorLee, John, of Daventry.
  • TitleA tour from Northamptonshire to London : down the River Thames to the Isle of Thanet, from thence to Dover and the coast of France; interspersed with anecdote and sentiment; and an agricultural review of both countries, with observations on the cattle and the management of the soil / by John Lee.
  • PublicationLondon : Published by R. Carlile, Fleet Street, 1827.

Catalog Record 

63 827 L47

Acquired November 2017