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Collection eighteenth century trade cards and bills, between 1737 and 1756

21 June 2017

Album of 43 trade cards, of various formats, which have been used as receipts or invoices by the traders and have stab holes resulting from the pin they where put on by an accountant...

Catalogue of the library collected by the late J.R. Rowntree, Esq

19 June 2017

A manuscript library catalogue of the Barrister John Russell Rowntree and his sister Elizabeth, who inherited her brother’s books after his death in 1831. The four sections are:...

The fall of the Wolsey of the Woolsack / Vices overlook’d in the new proclamation

16 June 2017

“Thurlow, seated on the Woolsack, and George III who stands on the extreme left, tug at the bag of the Great Seal, while Pitt and Grenville (right) attempt to dislodge the Chancellor....

A discourse on the death of Her Late Majesty the Queen

14 June 2017

  Author: Clayton, John, 1754-1843. Title: A discourse on the death of Her Late Majesty the Queen : delivered on Sunday morning, Aug. 12th, 1821 / by John Clayton,...