A catalogue of that truly superb, and well-known collection of pictures

  • AuthorDesenfans, Noel Joseph, 1745-1807
  • TitleA catalogue of that truly superb, and well-known collection of pictures, of the Roman, Venetian, Spanish, French, Flemish, Dutch and English schools; the intire and genuine property of Monsieur Desenfans. … The whole will be sold on Saturday, April 8, 1786 … by private contract, by a committee appointed by Mons. Desenfans …
  • Published[London] : [publisher not identified], [1786]

Catalog Record

125 D451 786

Acquired December 2016

Many a good razor has been cast aside as useless…

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At foot of the first page: “Sold by the proprietor, G. Packwood, 16, Gracechurch-street London.”
On the verso: “Vended in London by the following perfumers” and “Vended in the country by the following perfumers.”

  • AuthorPackwood, George.
  • TitleMany a good razor has been cast aside as useless and good for nothing, till pro bono publico, a fact; or, proof positive. Step’d forward, to give ease to the cheek, comfort to the upper lip, a pleasant familiarity to the chin and an uncommon agreeable surprize to the bearded physiognomy which takes place by a razor being strop’d or sharpen’d on Packwood’s new invented razor strop: …
  • Published[London : G. Packwood , 1795?]

Catalog Record

File 66 795 P119

Acquired July 2015

Intended duty on Cape Madeira

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A handbill issued by James Elder recommending that his customers purchase wine before a new duty goes into effect.

  • AuthorElder, James (Merchant)
  • TitleIntended duty on Cape Madeira : James Elder with thanks to his friends for the encouragement given to the system adopted by him of selling a good article at a moderate price …
  • PublishedAlnwick : James Elder, 11 March 1817 (Alnwick : J. Graham, printer, March 11, 1817.

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

File 66 817 El37

Acquired January 2014