Cary’s survey of the high roads from London to Hampton Court

Covers south east portion of England.
Roads are from London to: Hampton Court, Bagshot, Oakingham, Binfield, Windsor, Maidenhead, High Wycombe, Amersham, Rickmansworth, Tring, St. Albans, Welwyn, Hertford, Ware, Bishops Stortford, Chipping Ongar, Chelmsford, Gravesend, Rochester, Maidstone, Tunbridge Wells, East Grinsted, Ryegate, Dorking, Guildford, Richmond.

  • AuthorCary, John, approximately 1754-1835.
  • TitleCary’s survey of the high roads from London to Hampton Court, Bagshot … Guildford, Richmond : on a scale of one inch to a mile, wherein every gentleman’s seat, situate on, or seen from the road, (however distant) are laid down, with the name of the possessor : to which is added the number of inns on each separate route, also, the different turnpike gates, shewing the connection which one trust has with another.
  • PublishedLondon : Printed for J. Cary, engraver & map seller, the corner of Arundel Street, Strand, July 1st 1790.

Catalog Record

15 790C

Acquired March 2017

A letter to a member of the Society for Encouraging the Art of Engraving

Contains three letters by Landseer on the scheme of patronage. Before p. 45 is a special t.p.: A second and third letter to a member of the Society for Encouraging the Art of Engraving / by John Landseer; with imprint as on first t.p.

  • AuthorLandseer, John, 1769-1852.
  • TitleA letter to a member of the Society for Encouraging the Art of Engraving in objection to the scheme of patronage now under consideration, and written with a view to its imp[r]ovement / by John Landseer.
  • PublishedLondon : Edmund Lloyd, 1810.

Catalog Record

71 810L

Acquired January 2017

The hermit : opera XXIV

  • AuthorHook, Mr. (James), 1746-1827.
  • TitleThe hermit : opera XXIV / written by the late celebrated Dr. Goldsmith ; set to music by James Hook ; adapted for two violins, voice & harpsichord.
  • PublishedLondon : S.A. & P. Thompson, [1782?]

Catalog Record

Quarto 74 782 H781

Acquired March 2017

An act for investing part of the personal estate of Charles Churchill senior, Esquire

  • AuthorGreat Britain. Parliament.
  • TitleAn act for investing part of the personal estate of Charles Churchill senior, Esquire, deceased, in the purchase of lands to be settled, pursuant to an agreement in the settlement made on the marriage of Charles Churchill junior, Esquire with the Lady Maria Walpole.
  • Published[London] : [publisher not identified], [1750]

Catalog Record 

File 652 A2 A188 1750

Acquired February 2017

The man of pleasure’s pocket-book

With an engraved frontispiece showing two fashionably dressed couples walking in a park: The most elegant desses upon the Ton / Dighton del. ; Cook sculp.

  • TitleThe man of pleasure’s pocket-book, or, The bon vivant’s vdde mecum, for the year 1780 … containing fifty-two double ruled pages … and … original articles, viz. I. An account of all public diversions … VIII. A dictionary for the polite world … / by a member of the Club of Savoir-Vivres.
  • PublishedLondon : Printed for S. Bladon, No. 13, Paternoster Row, [1779]

Catalog Record

145 M266 1779

Acquired January 2017

Lower Great Room, Spring Gardens.

An advertisement for a joint exhibition at the Spring Gardens, Vauxhall, of a panaroma of London “painted on 10,000 square feet of canvas and displaying nearly 100,000 figures, 500 of the principal characters on the foreground the size of life.”

  • TitleLower Great Room, Spring Gardens. : A fashionable tour for one hundred miles along the banks of the Clyde including views of the three falls, Lanark, Glasgow, Greenock, and Ben Lomond in the distance … ; Great Room, Spring Gardens. Novelty! Marshall’s grand historical peristrephic panorama of the ceremony of the coronation, the coronation procession, and the banquet of His Most Gracious Majesty King George the Fourth …
  • Publication[London] : J.B. Laidlaw, printer, 5 Spring Gardens, [1823]

Catalog Record

File 66 L913 823

Acquired March 2017

A discourse on the death of Her Late Majesty the Queen

 

  • AuthorClayton, John, 1754-1843.
  • TitleA discourse on the death of Her Late Majesty the Queen : delivered on Sunday morning, Aug. 12th, 1821 / by John Clayton, Jun.
  • PublicationLondon : Sold by F. Westley, Stationers’ Court; and Holdsworth, St. Paul’s Church Yard, 1821.

Catalog record

53 C292 821a

Acquired February 2017