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Havell, Robert, 1769-1832, engraver, publisher. A series of picturesque views of noblemen's & gentlemen's seats :
Havell, Robert, 1769-1832
A series of picturesque views of noblemen's & gentlemen's seats
1823
Ireland, Samuel, -1800. Original watercolors for A picturesque tour through Holland, Brabant, and part of France,
Ireland, Samuel, -1800
Original watercolors for A picturesque tour through Holland, Brabant, and part of France,
 Wedding portrait of Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten, December 20, 1947.
Wedding portrait of Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten, December 20, 1947
1947
Daniell, Thomas, 1749-1840. Views in Calcutta.
Daniell, Thomas, 1749-1840
Views in Calcutta
1786-1788
Rotherham, Bryan, 1876- Treatise on the art of weaving, with a full description of the Jacquard machine /
Rotherham, Bryan, 1876-
Treatise on the art of weaving, with a full description of the Jacquard machine
1897
Classical School (Mount Pleasant, Sleaford, England), creator. Bill for school expenses for C. Lamb, to be paid to Edwin R. Dibben, Classical School, Mount Pleasant, Sleaford.
Classical School (Mount Pleasant, Sleaford, England)
Bill for school expenses for C. Lamb, to be paid to Edwin R. Dibben, Classical School, Mount Pleasant, Sleaford
1880
Cook, James, 1728-1779. A voyage to the Pacific ocean.
Cook, James, 1728-1779
A voyage to the Pacific ocean
1784
Smith, John Thomas, 1766-1833. Antiquities of London and its environs /
Smith, John Thomas, 1766-1833
Antiquities of London and its environs
1791-[1800]
Irby, Georgina Albinia, 1816-1900. Georgina Albinia Irby commonplace book.
Irby, Georgina Albinia, 1816-1900
Georgina Albinia Irby commonplace book
1824-1852
Ogilby, John, 1600-1676. Africa: being an accurate description of the regions of AEgypt, Barbary, Lybia, and Billedulgerid,
Ogilby, John, 1600-1676
Africa: being an accurate description of the regions of AEgypt, Barbary, Lybia, and Billedulgerid,
1670
Kirby, John Joshua, 1716-1774. Dr. Brook Taylor's method of perspective made easy,
Kirby, John Joshua, 1716-1774
Dr. Brook Taylor's method of perspective made easy,
1754
Rigaud, Jacques, 1681-1754, ill., engraver.  A general plan of the woods, park and gardens of Stowe, the seat of the Right Honourable the Lord Viscount Cobham :
Rigaud, Jacques, 1681-1754
A general plan of the woods, park and gardens of Stowe, the seat of the Right Honourable the Lord Viscount Cobham
1739
Godfreys, Amy, active 1879. Bills for school expenses for Miss Gleason, to be paid to Amy Godfreys, Vernon Street, Derby.
Godfreys, Amy, active 1879
Bills for school expenses for Miss Gleason, to be paid to Amy Godfreys, Vernon Street, Derby
1878-1879
 W. Stevens's circulating library and general newspaper office :
W. Stevens's circulating library and general newspaper office
[1880?]
Wickham, Harriet, 1766-1847. Album of watercolors of flowering plants in Yorkshire and Cumbria.
Wickham, Harriet, 1766-1847
Album of watercolors of flowering plants in Yorkshire and Cumbria
1796-1803
Hall, Richard, (Boot maker), creator. Tender feet :
Hall, Richard, (Boot maker)
Tender feet
[approximately 1851]
Boys Clothing House (London, England), creator. The Boys Clothing House, A.B. Joseph & Co. :
Boys Clothing House (London, England)
The Boys Clothing House, A.B. Joseph & Co.
[approximately 1864?]
 By Her Majesty's command, Frogmore House & gardens to be shown to Miss Smith & her party.
By Her Majesty's command, Frogmore House & gardens to be shown to Miss Smith & her party
between 1792 and 1818?
 Sincere good wishes for Christmas.
Sincere good wishes for Christmas
[1880?]
Smallwood, B., creator. Billhead of B. Smallwood, London haberdasher, for purchase of ribbon by an unidentified buyer.
Smallwood, B.
Billhead of B. Smallwood, London haberdasher, for purchase of ribbon by an unidentified buyer
180-?
Sayers, Henry, 1819 or 1820-1891. Toy soldier paper dolls.
Sayers, Henry, 1819 or 1820-1891
Toy soldier paper dolls
ca. 1830
Douglas, Helen, 1952- book artist.  Follow the river.
Douglas, Helen, 1952-
Follow the river
2015-2017
 Hindoostan :
Hindoostan
[1822]
Talbot, William Henry Fox, 1800-1877. The pencil of nature /
Talbot, William Henry Fox, 1800-1877
The pencil of nature
1844 [i.e. 1844-1846]
Barnard, George, 1807-1890. The Continental drawing book :
Barnard, George, 1807-1890
The Continental drawing book
Jany. 2nd, 1837
Anti-Corn Law League, creator. [Campaign card advertising the free trade movement, and the Free Trade Star].
Anti-Corn Law League
[Campaign card advertising the free trade movement, and the Free Trade Star]
[approximately 1844]
 London manners and dandy fashions.
London manners and dandy fashions
[ca. 1825?]
Dilnot, John. Weeds and pests.
Dilnot, John
Weeds and pests
2009
 [Advertisement for patent doors, windows, & shutters for the prevention of burglary]
[Advertisement for patent doors, windows, & shutters for the prevention of burglary]
[1817?]
J.S. Fry & Sons.  Chocolate box by J.S. Fry & Sons, with photograph of Lily Elsie.
J.S. Fry & Sons
Chocolate box by J.S. Fry & Sons, with photograph of Lily Elsie
ca. 1909
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901.  Leaves from the journal of our life in the Highlands, from 1848 to 1861 :
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901
Leaves from the journal of our life in the Highlands, from 1848 to 1861
1868
Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637. How to chuse, ride, traine, and diet, both hunting-horses and running horses :
Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637
How to chuse, ride, traine, and diet, both hunting-horses and running horses
1599
Planché, J. R. (James Robinson), 1796-1880. Souvenir of the bal costume.
Planché, J. R. (James Robinson), 1796-1880
Souvenir of the bal costume
1843
South Metropolitan Cemetery (London, England), creator. [Billhead of South Metropolitan Cemetery, opposite St. Luke's Church, Norwood :
South Metropolitan Cemetery (London, England)
[Billhead of South Metropolitan Cemetery, opposite St. Luke's Church, Norwood
1865
Lawrence & Co. (London, England) Lawrence & Co.'s cheap clothing establishment :
Lawrence & Co. (London, England)
Lawrence & Co.'s cheap clothing establishment
[not before 1882]
Sturmy, Samuel, 1633-1669.  The mariner's magazine, or, Sturmy's mathematical and practical arts :
Sturmy, Samuel, 1633-1669
The mariner's magazine, or, Sturmy's mathematical and practical arts
1669
Hunsley, William, ill. Costumes of the Madras Army /
Hunsley, William
Costumes of the Madras Army
1841
James, H. G. (Henry Gould), -1842, ill. This work, comprising a series of the most interesting views of old halls, buildings &c. in Manchester and the neighbourhood :
James, H. G. (Henry Gould), -1842
This work, comprising a series of the most interesting views of old halls, buildings &c. in Manchester and the neighbourhood
[1821]
Savoy Hotel (London, England). Savoy Hotel :
Savoy Hotel (London, England)
Savoy Hotel
[192-?]
 In affectionate remembrance of Mary, the beloved wife of Joseph Hardy, of Alston :
In affectionate remembrance of Mary, the beloved wife of Joseph Hardy, of Alston
1870
 Whereas the game within the manor of Pinkhurst, and in several parts of the parishes of Itchingfield, Slinfold, Billingshurst, and Rudgwick, in the county of Sussex, has of late years, and up to the present time, been greatly destroyed by poachers, unqualified, and unlicenced persons ...
Whereas the game within the manor of Pinkhurst, and in several parts of the parishes of Itchingfield, Slinfold, Billingshurst, and Rudgwick, in the county of Sussex, has of late years, and up to the present time, been greatly destroyed by poachers, unqualified, and unlicenced persons ..
[1797]
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642, author. Dialogo di Galileo Galilei Linceo, matematico sopraordinario dello studio di Pisa :
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642
Dialogo di Galileo Galilei Linceo, matematico sopraordinario dello studio di Pisa
MDCXXXII [1632]
Burges, Mary Anne, 1763-1813. Flora of the British Isles.
Burges, Mary Anne, 1763-1813
Flora of the British Isles
circa 1790-1810?
Swaine, Alport & Lothian (London, England) [Billhead of Swaine, Alport & Lowthian, distillers, London, recording gin purchased by Thomas Tebbitt, 1828]
Swaine, Alport & Lothian (London, England)
[Billhead of Swaine, Alport & Lowthian, distillers, London, recording gin purchased by Thomas Tebbitt, 1828]
1828
Home, Robert, 1752-1834. Select views in Mysore,
Home, Robert, 1752-1834
Select views in Mysore,
1794
 Celebrated horses of America /
Celebrated horses of America
1881-1882
Armer's (Flookborough, England]. Armer's, Flookborough.
Armer's (Flookborough, England]
Armer's, Flookborough
[early 19th century]
 London & Sunderland royal mail coach :
London & Sunderland royal mail coach
[ca. 1800]
 [3 postcards from the Franco-British Exhibition].
[3 postcards from the Franco-British Exhibition]
[1908]
Cullum (Firm) The most extensive and cheapest establishment in the West of England :
Cullum (Firm)
The most extensive and cheapest establishment in the West of England
[1840s?]
 In affectionate remembrance of Elizabeth Heap, of Bent Clough Farm, Colne :
In affectionate remembrance of Elizabeth Heap, of Bent Clough Farm, Colne
1914
Rice, Edmund Nagle, -1801. A plan of mathematical learning taught in the Royal Academy, Portsmouth :
Rice, Edmund Nagle, -1801
A plan of mathematical learning taught in the Royal Academy, Portsmouth
approximately 1798-1799
 In ever loving memory of William George Banks :
In ever loving memory of William George Banks
1928
Westminster Hotel (Chester, England) The Westminster Hotel :
Westminster Hotel (Chester, England)
The Westminster Hotel
[189-?]
Kölderer, Jörg, d. 1540, artist. Maximiliani König Zeughauss.
Kölderer, Jörg, d. 1540
Maximiliani König Zeughauss
[between 1504 and 1508]
 Vera descriptio expeditionis nauticae Francisci Draci Angli, cognitis aurati
Vera descriptio expeditionis nauticae Francisci Draci Angli, cognitis aurati
 The Chinese sensitive leaf :
The Chinese sensitive leaf
[approximately 1820?]
Bolton, James, active 1775-1795, artist. ?House wren (Troglodytes aedon) and eggs, with a specimen from the rose family (Rosaceae), Peacock butterflies (Nymphalis io), both closed and open, and butterfly chrysalis, larva caterpillar, daddy longlegs spider (Phalangida) egg case, and snout beetle, from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne.
Bolton, James, active 1775-1795
?House wren (Troglodytes aedon) and eggs, with a specimen from the rose family (Rosaceae), Peacock butterflies (Nymphalis io), both closed and open, and butterfly chrysalis, larva caterpillar, daddy longlegs spider (Phalangida) egg case, and snout beetle, from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne
circa 1768
Perkins, John (Gardener), author. Floral designs for the table :
Perkins, John (Gardener)
Floral designs for the table
1877
 Aesop's Fables :
Aesop's Fables
1687
 [The Souvenir Rose].
[The Souvenir Rose]
[approximately 1865?]
Cozens, Alexander, approximately 1717-1786. Principles of beauty, relative to the human head /
Cozens, Alexander, approximately 1717-1786
Principles of beauty, relative to the human head
MDCCLXXVIII [1778]
Basil, Simon, -1615, surveyor. Survey of Hertford Castle.
Basil, Simon, -1615
Survey of Hertford Castle
1608
Hamilton, William, Sir, 1730-1803. Campi Phlegraei :
Hamilton, William, Sir, 1730-1803
Campi Phlegraei
MDCCLXXVI [1776]
Taylor, Isaac, 1730-1807, cartographer.  The county of Dorset /
Taylor, Isaac, 1730-1807
The county of Dorset
June 1st, 1795
Richards, J., active 1845, author. The kind-hearted girl /
Richards, J.
The kind-hearted girl
[1845]
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, ill. Rowlandson's sketches from nature.
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827
Rowlandson's sketches from nature
[1822]
Denon, Vivant, 1747-1825. Viaggio nel Basso ed Alto Egitto,
Denon, Vivant, 1747-1825
Viaggio nel Basso ed Alto Egitto,
1808
 School Board for London Certificate :
School Board for London Certificate
[1888]
Richter, Henry, 1772-1857. Day-light :
Richter, Henry, 1772-1857
Day-light
1817
Negretti & Zambra, creator. Stereographoscope :
Negretti & Zambra
Stereographoscope
ca. 1875
 A Merry Christmas.
A Merry Christmas
[approximately 1880?]
Van Houten (Firm) Trade cards for Van Houten's cocoa.
Van Houten (Firm)
Trade cards for Van Houten's cocoa
[ca. 1880?]
Houghton, W. (William), 1828-1895. Sea-side walks of a naturalist with his children /
Houghton, W. (William), 1828-1895
Sea-side walks of a naturalist with his children
1870
Rocque, John, -1762. An exact plan of the royal palace gardens and park at Richmond :
Rocque, John, -1762
An exact plan of the royal palace gardens and park at Richmond
1754
Angelo, Domenico, 1717?-1802. The school of fencing :
Angelo, Domenico, 1717?-1802
The school of fencing
1787
Goode, Thomas, active 1859-1879. Goode's new universal primer.
Goode, Thomas
Goode's new universal primer
[between 1859 and 1879]
 [Land tax bill for [William?] Bourn, April 5th, 1798]
[Land tax bill for [William?] Bourn, April 5th, 1798]
1798
Sedgwick, James, creator. Billhead of James Sedgwick, Manchester clothier, for purchases by John Davenport, 1811.
Sedgwick, James
Billhead of James Sedgwick, Manchester clothier, for purchases by John Davenport, 1811
1811
Knight, Richard Payne, 1751-1824. The landscape :
Knight, Richard Payne, 1751-1824
The landscape
1794
Cremer & Co. (Firm : London, England), creator. Advantages of the Cremerian Boot :
Cremer & Co. (Firm : London, England)
Advantages of the Cremerian Boot
1851
Royal Exchange Assurance (Firm), creator. [Bookmark, Royal Exchange Assurance :
Royal Exchange Assurance (Firm)
[Bookmark, Royal Exchange Assurance
[approximately 1900?]
Fairbrother, Jessa, artist. Green garden trilogy I.
Fairbrother, Jessa
Green garden trilogy I
2014-2017
 Wellington Statue Hyde Park Corner :
Wellington Statue Hyde Park Corner
[between 1845 and 1857]
Hill, Thomas Wright, 1763-1851, creator. T.W. Hill's boarding school & day school, Gough St.
Hill, Thomas Wright, 1763-1851
T.W. Hill's boarding school & day school, Gough St
[between 1803 and 1819]
Bush, Tracey. Field poppy :
Bush, Tracey
Field poppy
2006
Dickinson, A. E. C., active 1892, creator. Bill for expenses at Grove House School, Highgate.
Dickinson, A. E. C., active 1892
Bill for expenses at Grove House School, Highgate
June 14, 1892
 Wallis's elegant and instructive game exhibiting the wonders of nature in each quarter of the world.
Wallis's elegant and instructive game exhibiting the wonders of nature in each quarter of the world
1st Novr. 1818
Finden, W. (William), 1787-1852. The ports, harbours, watering-places, and coast scenery of Great Britain /
Finden, W. (William), 1787-1852
The ports, harbours, watering-places, and coast scenery of Great Britain
[1842]
Rook, Anne, book artist. The book of 4021 & 4020 :
Rook, Anne
The book of 4021 & 4020
2002
Jones, Owen, 1809-1874. The grammar of ornament
Jones, Owen, 1809-1874
The grammar of ornament
1856
Watson, Nicholas, active 1793. [Bill of receipt by Nicholas Watson, on behalf of his mother Ann Watson, for the purchase of coffee and sugar by Mrs. De Sausmarez, 1793].
Watson, Nicholas, active 1793
[Bill of receipt by Nicholas Watson, on behalf of his mother Ann Watson, for the purchase of coffee and sugar by Mrs. De Sausmarez, 1793]
1793
 Receipt for taxes paid by Samuel Forester.
Receipt for taxes paid by Samuel Forester
April 25, 1803
Dashwood, Charles, 1787-1832. Charles Dashwood diaries and commissions relating to Xalapa and Guatemala City.
Dashwood, Charles, 1787-1832
Charles Dashwood diaries and commissions relating to Xalapa and Guatemala City
1826-1830
 Two funeral scenes, with horse-drawn hearses.
Two funeral scenes, with horse-drawn hearses
[approximately 1850]
 Album of pressed plant, flower, and seaweed specimens.
Album of pressed plant, flower, and seaweed specimens
1856-1863
 Fob seal, with motto "Am I not a woman and a sister?"
Fob seal, with motto "Am I not a woman and a sister?"
circa 1825
Campbell, Colen, 1676-1729, author, illustrator. Vitruvius Britannicus, or, The British architect :
Campbell, Colen, 1676-1729
Vitruvius Britannicus, or, The British architect
MDCCXV-MDCCLXXI [1715-1771]
Christopher Johnson & Co., creator. Christopher Johnson & Co. :
Christopher Johnson & Co., creator
Christopher Johnson & Co.
[1880?]
 Game of the Great Exhibition of 1851 /
Game of the Great Exhibition of 1851
[1851]