Dr. Trusler presents his best respects to those Ladies and Gentlemen…

Probably printed to accompany the 2nd edition of Trulser’s Compendium of useful knowledge, containing a concise explanation of every thing a young man ought to know

  • AuthorTrusler, John, 1735-1820.
  • TitleDr. Trusler presents his best respects to those Ladies and Gentlemen who have done him the honour to subscribe to this work, and begs to say he shall think himself particularly obliged, if they will shew it to their acquaintance and speak of it as they find it …
  • Publication[London] : [Trusler], April, 1788.

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

File 53 T77 788a

Acquired October 2016

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