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Gloria mundi, or, The Devil addressing the sun / The V- Committee framing a report

18 May 2017

Charles James Fox, with the feet and tail of a fox, his empty pockets turned out, and with cow horns protruding through his hat, stands on an E.O. (gaming) table placed on the North...

Lady Ann Campbell, Countess of Strafford

16 May 2017

Lady Anne Campbell was born approximately 1715 and died in 1785. She was the wife of the 2nd Earl of Stafford. Printmaker: Johnson, Thomas, active approximately 1763-1770, printmaker....

The history and lives of all the most notorious pirates and their crews

12 May 2017

An abridgment and adaptation of ‘A general history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pyrates’. Author: Johnson, Charles, active 1724-1731, author....

The works of Andrew Marvell Esq.

10 May 2017

Author: Marvell, Andrew, 1621-1678. Title: The works of Andrew Marvell Esq. … Published: London: : Printed for E. Curll, over against Catherine-Street in the...