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Anacreontick’s in full song

11 October 2017

“Eight elderly topers with pipes and glasses surround a small oblong table, on which are punch-bowl, wine-glasses, tobacco, &c. All are much caricatured; some sing, a parson...

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

14 September 2017

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,...

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

5 September 2017

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...

Description of the Grand National Jubilee

23 August 2017

Letterpress broadside with a description of the Grand National Jubilee of 1814 surrounded by eight woodcut views (clockwise from top): The Temple; The Pagoda on Fire; The Jubilee Balloon;...