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Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788, author.  Thomas Gainsborough letter to William Jackson, 1773 January 29.
Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727–1788
Thomas Gainsborough letter to William Jackson, 1773 January 29
1773 January 29
Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788. Thomas Gainsborough letter to Elizabeth Rasse.
Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727–1788
Thomas Gainsborough letter to Elizabeth Rasse
[1753]
Stubbs, George, 1724-1806. The anatomy of the horse :
Stubbs, George, 1724–1806
The anatomy of the horse
1766
Constable, John, 1776-1837. Letter to John Thomas Smith.
Constable, John, 1776–1837
Letter to John Thomas Smith
1797, between January 16 and March 23
Jones, Inigo, 1573-1652. Some designs of Mr. Inigo Jones and Mr. Wm. Kent.
Jones, Inigo, 1573–1652
Some designs of Mr. Inigo Jones and Mr. Wm. Kent
1744
Martyn, Thomas, fl. 1760-1816. The English entomologist :
Martyn, Thomas, fl. 1760–1816
The English entomologist
MDCCXCII [1792, i.e. 1793]
 Vues de la ville de Londres :
Vues de la ville de Londres
1758
Rigaud, Jacques, 1681-1754, ill., engraver.  Stowe Gardens in Buckinghamshire, belonging to the right honourable the Lord Viscount Cobham : laid out by Mr. Bridgman, principal gardener to their majesties King George I and II / delineated in a large plan and fifteen perspective views : drawn on the spot by Mons. Rigaud, and engraved by him and Mons. Bernard Baron =
Rigaud, Jacques, 1681–1754
Stowe Gardens in Buckinghamshire, belonging to the right honourable the Lord Viscount Cobham : laid out by Mr. Bridgman, principal gardener to their majesties King George I and II / delineated in a large plan and fifteen perspective views : drawn on the spot by Mons. Rigaud, and engraved by him and Mons. Bernard Baron =
MDCCXLVI [1746]
Pain, William, 1730?-1790?, author, publisher. The builder's companion, and workman's general assistant :
Pain, William, 1730?-1790?
The builder's companion, and workman's general assistant
MDCCLVIII [1758]
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
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. An epistle to the Right Honourable Richard Earl of Burlington :
Pope, Alexander, 1688–1744
An epistle to the Right Honourable Richard Earl of Burlington
1731
 A book of eighteen leaves :
A book of eighteen leaves
1757
Rocque, John, -1762. Plan of the house, gardens, park & hermitage of Their Majesties at Richmond :
Rocque, John, -1762
Plan of the house, gardens, park & hermitage of Their Majesties at Richmond
1734
Home, Robert, 1752-1834. Select views in Mysore,
Home, Robert, 1752–1834
Select views in Mysore,
1794
Burges, Mary Anne, 1763-1813. Flora of the British Isles.
Burges, Mary Anne, 1763–1813
Flora of the British Isles
circa 1790-1810?
Cozens, Alexander, 1717-1786. Principles of beauty, relative to the human head /
Cozens, Alexander, 1717–1786
Principles of beauty, relative to the human head
MDCCLXXVIII [1778]
 Mrs. Stewart's concert Hanover Square.
Mrs. Stewart's concert Hanover Square
[1789]
 The royal and entertaining Game of the goose.
The royal and entertaining Game of the goose
[between 1761 and 1794]
 A letter on the nature and state of curiosity as at present with us ...
A letter on the nature and state of curiosity as at present with us ..
1736
Bolton, James, active 1775-1795, artist. Cyclamen (cf. Cyclamen L.) and (Lepidoptera Nymphalidae Pyrrhogyra sp.), with Northern dune tiger beetle (Cicindela ?hybrida), Leaf beetle (Coleoptera Chrysomelidae), Flesh fly (Diptera Sarcophagidae), Wasp beetle (Clytus arietis), Red-breasted carrion beetle (Oiceoptoma throracica) and, Sexton or Burying beetle (Nicrophorus humator), with shell (Mauritia arabica) from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne.
Bolton, James, active 1775–1795
Cyclamen (cf. Cyclamen L.) and (Lepidoptera Nymphalidae Pyrrhogyra sp.), with Northern dune tiger beetle (Cicindela ?hybrida), Leaf beetle (Coleoptera Chrysomelidae), Flesh fly (Diptera Sarcophagidae), Wasp beetle (Clytus arietis), Red-breasted carrion beetle (Oiceoptoma throracica) and, Sexton or Burying beetle (Nicrophorus humator), with shell (Mauritia arabica) from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne
circa 1768
Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794, author. Miscellaneous works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire :
Gibbon, Edward, 1737–1794
Miscellaneous works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire
MDCCXCVI [1796]
Bowles & Carver. Bowles & Carver's new and enlarged catalogue, of accurate and useful maps, plans, and prints,
Bowles & Carver
Bowles & Carver's new and enlarged catalogue, of accurate and useful maps, plans, and prints,
1795]
Society of Dilettanti (London, England) Antiquities of Ionia,
Society of Dilettanti (London, England)
Antiquities of Ionia,
1769-1915
 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]
Witton, Philip Henry. Views of the ruins of the principal houses destroyed during the riots at Birmingham =
Witton, Philip Henry
Views of the ruins of the principal houses destroyed during the riots at Birmingham =
1791 [i.e. 1792]
Boulton, George. The route of the mail & post coaches, George Boulton & Co. proprietors :
Boulton, George
The route of the mail & post coaches, George Boulton & Co. proprietors
[between 1796 and 1809]
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
Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793. The draughtsmen's assistant, or, Drawing made easy :
Bowles, Carington, 1724–1793
The draughtsmen's assistant, or, Drawing made easy
1786
Moffat, James. Views in Calcutta.
Moffat, James
Views in Calcutta
s.d.]
 Fob seal, with motto "Am I not a man and a brother?"
Fob seal, with motto "Am I not a man and a brother?"
not before 1787
Baldwin, Thomas. Airopaidia :
Baldwin, Thomas
Airopaidia
1786
Decker, Paul. Gothic architecture decorated :
Decker, Paul
Gothic architecture decorated
1759
Jesuits. Allerhand so lehr- als geist-reiche Brief, Schrifften und Reis-Beschreibungen :
Jesuits
Allerhand so lehr- als geist-reiche Brief, Schrifften und Reis-Beschreibungen
1726-1758
Williams, William, active 1724-1733, engraver, publisher. Oxonia depicta sive Collegiorum et aularum in inclyta Academia Oxoniensi ichnographica, orthographica & scenographica delineatio :
Williams, William, active 1724–1733
Oxonia depicta sive Collegiorum et aularum in inclyta Academia Oxoniensi ichnographica, orthographica & scenographica delineatio
[1733]
Pillement, Jean, 1728-1808. A new book of Chinese designs /
Pillement, Jean, 1728–1808
A new book of Chinese designs
1755
R. M. The Mars and the L'Hercule, April 21, 1798 :
R. M
The Mars and the L'Hercule, April 21, 1798
1799
 Dry drug jar.
Dry drug jar
circa 1750
Rocque, John, -1762. The environs of London :
Rocque, John, -1762
The environs of London
[1763]
 A correct plan and elevation of the famous French raft :
A correct plan and elevation of the famous French raft
Feby. 1st 1798
Bodington, John, -1727. Reward notice for recovery of a silver quart tankard.
Bodington, John, -1727
Reward notice for recovery of a silver quart tankard
1727
 Twelve remarkable views in North America and West Indies.
Twelve remarkable views in North America and West Indies
[between 1771 and 1785]
Linwood, Mary, 1755-1845. Exhibition of Miss Linwood's pictures in needle work,
Linwood, Mary, 1755–1845
Exhibition of Miss Linwood's pictures in needle work,
[1799?]
 The complete dictionary of arts and sciences :
The complete dictionary of arts and sciences
1765-1766
Moll, Herman, -1732. Atlas minor, or, A new and curious set of sixty two maps :
Moll, Herman, -1732
Atlas minor, or, A new and curious set of sixty two maps
[1763?]
Rocque, John, -1762. A plan of the palace gardens and town of Kensington ... = Plan du palais jardins et bourg de Kensington :
Rocque, John, -1762
A plan of the palace gardens and town of Kensington ... = Plan du palais jardins et bourg de Kensington
[1736?]
Bolton, James, active 1775-1795, artist. Red crossbill (Loxia curvirostra), male, with Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.), from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne.
Bolton, James, active 1775–1795
Red crossbill (Loxia curvirostra), male, with Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.), from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne
circa 1768
Cowper, William, 1666-1709. Myotomia reformata :
Cowper, William, 1666–1709
Myotomia reformata
1724
 A Set of prints engraved after the most capital paintings in the collection of Her Imperial Majesty, the Empress of Russia.
A Set of prints engraved after the most capital paintings in the collection of Her Imperial Majesty, the Empress of Russia
1788
 North America, and the West Indies :
North America, and the West Indies
[1764?]
 Twelve prints of sea engagements
Twelve prints of sea engagements
[between 1771 and 1785]
Lynch, Richard, -1781. Will of Patrick Lynch.
Lynch, Richard, -1781
Will of Patrick Lynch
1781
Cowley, Charlotte. The ladies history of England :
Cowley, Charlotte
The ladies history of England
1780 [i.e. 1781]
Newcastle, William Cavendish, Duke of, 1592-1676. A general system of horsemanship in all it's [sic] branches :
Newcastle, William Cavendish, Duke of, 1592–1676
A general system of horsemanship in all it's [sic] branches
MDCCXLIII [1743]
Salisbury, W. T. Select meditations and reflections on death :
Salisbury, W. T
Select meditations and reflections on death
circa 1782-1792
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, artist.  [Transparent prints].
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756–1827
[Transparent prints]
[1799]
Bolton, James, active 1775-1795, artist. Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe), male, with Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) and Camberwell Beauty (Nymphalis antiopa), both open and closed, and Pupa (Lepidoptera Pieridae), from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne.
Bolton, James, active 1775–1795
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe), male, with Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) and Camberwell Beauty (Nymphalis antiopa), both open and closed, and Pupa (Lepidoptera Pieridae), from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne
circa 1768
Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828. History of British birds.
Bewick, Thomas, 1753–1828
History of British birds
1797-1804
Sheraton, Thomas, 1751-1806. The cabinet-maker and upholsterer's drawing-book :
Sheraton, Thomas, 1751–1806
The cabinet-maker and upholsterer's drawing-book
1793
 Hyakunin isshu karuta.
Hyakunin isshu karuta
late 18th century?
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
Newman, Frederick. The curiosities and beauties of England displayed.
Newman, Frederick
The curiosities and beauties of England displayed
[1795?]
Smith, John Thomas, 1766-1833. Antiquities of London and its environs /
Smith, John Thomas, 1766–1833
Antiquities of London and its environs
1791-[1800]
Rocque, John, -1762. Plan du chateau, jardin et parc de Wilton :
Rocque, John, -1762
Plan du chateau, jardin et parc de Wilton
1754
 The art of drawing without a master /
The art of drawing without a master
[1768]
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
Pennant, Thomas, 1726-1798, author. The journey from Chester to London.
Pennant, Thomas, 1726–1798
The journey from Chester to London
MDCCLXXXII [1782]
Rocque, John, -1762 A map of London and the adjacent country 10 miles round :
Rocque, John, -1762
A map of London and the adjacent country 10 miles round
1748
Stuart, James, 1713-1788. Critical observations on the buildings and improvements of London.
Stuart, James, 1713–1788
Critical observations on the buildings and improvements of London
MDCCLXXI [1771]
Halfpenny, William, d. 1755. Chinese and Gothic architecture properly ornamented :
Halfpenny, William, d. 1755
Chinese and Gothic architecture properly ornamented
1752
 The temple of taste :
The temple of taste
[1796]
Paine, James, 1717?-1789. Plans, elevations, and sections, of noblemen and gentlemen's houses,
Paine, James, 1717?-1789
Plans, elevations, and sections, of noblemen and gentlemen's houses,
1783
 To all who are possessed of a laudable curiosity :
To all who are possessed of a laudable curiosity
[1773]
Payne, John, 1710-1771. Twelve designs of country-houses :
Payne, John, 1710–1771
Twelve designs of country-houses
1757
 Stowe, a description of the house and gardens of the most noble and puissant prince, George Grenville Nugent Temple :
Stowe, a description of the house and gardens of the most noble and puissant prince, George Grenville Nugent Temple
1788
 Wet drug jar.
Wet drug jar
between 1700 and 1725
Thomson, James, 1700-1748. The seasons,
Thomson, James, 1700–1748
The seasons,
1797
Gwynn, John, 1713-1786, author.  London and Westminster improved :
Gwynn, John, 1713–1786
London and Westminster improved
MDCCLXVU [1766]
 Panorama, Leicester-Square
Panorama, Leicester-Square
[1793]
Laroon, Marcellus, 1653-1702. The cryes of the city of London drawne after the life = Les cris de la ville de Londres dessignez apres la nature = L'arti com[m]uni che uanno p[er] Londra fatte dal naturale /
Laroon, Marcellus, 1653–1702
The cryes of the city of London drawne after the life = Les cris de la ville de Londres dessignez apres la nature = L'arti com[m]uni che uanno p[er] Londra fatte dal naturale
1711
Bolton, James, active 1775-1795, artist. European goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis), from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne.
Bolton, James, active 1775–1795
European goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis), from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne
circa 1768
 The particulars and inventories of the estates of the sub-governor, deputy governor, and directors of the South-sea company :
The particulars and inventories of the estates of the sub-governor, deputy governor, and directors of the South-sea company
1721
Rocque, John, -1762. A plan of the house & gardens of His Grace the Duke of Devonshire at Chiswick :
Rocque, John, -1762
A plan of the house & gardens of His Grace the Duke of Devonshire at Chiswick
[17--]
Garneray, Jean-François, 1755-1837, author, artist. Collection des nouveaux costumes des autorités constituées, civils et militaires :
Garneray, Jean-François, 1755–1837
Collection des nouveaux costumes des autorités constituées, civils et militaires
[1796]
 The Naval chronicle.
The Naval chronicle
1799-1818
Blunt, John, surgeon. Practical farriery, or, The complete directory :
Blunt, John, surgeon
Practical farriery, or, The complete directory
MDCCLXXIII [1773]
White, John, active 1757-1759, author. Journal of a voyage to New South Wales :
White, John, active 1757–1759
Journal of a voyage to New South Wales
MDCCXC [1790]
Bolton, James, active 1775-1795, artist. Caesalpinoid legume, possibly a species of Caesalpinia L.; Blackburn's Earth Boring Beetle (Geotrupes blackburnii), Seven-Spotted Ladybird Beetle (Coccinella septumpunctata), Purple Emperor (Apatura iris), (Lepidoptera Hesperiidae) and (Nymphalidae cf. Haematera); shells, from left: (Cypraea ocellata L. 1758), (Conus marmoreus L. 1758), and (Semicassis granulate Born, 1778), from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne.
Bolton, James, active 1775–1795
Caesalpinoid legume, possibly a species of Caesalpinia L.; Blackburn's Earth Boring Beetle (Geotrupes blackburnii), Seven-Spotted Ladybird Beetle (Coccinella septumpunctata), Purple Emperor (Apatura iris), (Lepidoptera Hesperiidae) and (Nymphalidae cf. Haematera); shells, from left: (Cypraea ocellata L. 1758), (Conus marmoreus L. 1758), and (Semicassis granulate Born, 1778), from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne
circa 1768
 Dry drug jar.
Dry drug jar
circa 1750
 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?
Nightingall, Miles, auctioneer, publisher.  A catalogue of the genuine collection of pictures, of Mrs. Gamberini, widow of the late Charles Gamberini Esq., deceased, by whom these pictures were collected, at a great expence out of the principal cabinets abroad : consisting of the most eminent and approved masters of the Italian and other schools, amongst which are the undoubted works of Titian, Corregio, Raphael, Rembrant, Rubens, Vandyke, Poussin, Albert Durer, Carracci, Guercino, Guido, Zucharelli, Demenichino, Gio. Dom. Porta, Michael Angelo and other scarce performances, some remarkably curious : also her houshold furniture, an exceeding fine ton'd double key'd harpsichord, by Hawes of Hamburgh : a ditto single key'd harpsichord, with two unison, by Jos. Shudi, in a neat mahogany case : a neat brass measuring wheel, by Adams, on a new construction; and a great variety of other valuable effects : which by order of the executrix will be sold at publick auction by Miles Nightingall, on Wednesday the 10th May, 1775, and two following days, at his great room, the end of Saville Row, next Conduit-Street : beginning each day punctually at 12 o'clock : catalogues may be had as above, the Rainbow Coffee-House Cornhill, and at the auctioneer's in Golden Square.
Nightingall, Miles
A catalogue of the genuine collection of pictures, of Mrs. Gamberini, widow of the late Charles Gamberini Esq., deceased, by whom these pictures were collected, at a great expence out of the principal cabinets abroad : consisting of the most eminent and approved masters of the Italian and other schools, amongst which are the undoubted works of Titian, Corregio, Raphael, Rembrant, Rubens, Vandyke, Poussin, Albert Durer, Carracci, Guercino, Guido, Zucharelli, Demenichino, Gio. Dom. Porta, Michael Angelo and other scarce performances, some remarkably curious : also her houshold furniture, an exceeding fine ton'd double key'd harpsichord, by Hawes of Hamburgh : a ditto single key'd harpsichord, with two unison, by Jos. Shudi, in a neat mahogany case : a neat brass measuring wheel, by Adams, on a new construction; and a great variety of other valuable effects : which by order of the executrix will be sold at publick auction by Miles Nightingall, on Wednesday the 10th May, 1775, and two following days, at his great room, the end of Saville Row, next Conduit-Street : beginning each day punctually at 12 o'clock : catalogues may be had as above, the Rainbow Coffee-House Cornhill, and at the auctioneer's in Golden Square
[1775]
Angelo, Domenico, 1717?-1802.  Proposal for printing by subscription L'ecole des armes, ou, L'explication generale des principales attitudes et positions concernent l'escrime /
Angelo, Domenico, 1717?-1802
Proposal for printing by subscription L'ecole des armes, ou, L'explication generale des principales attitudes et positions concernent l'escrime
circa 1763
Milton, Thomas, 1743?-1827. A collection of select views from the different seats of the nobility and gentry in the Kingdom of Ireland /
Milton, Thomas, 1743?-1827
A collection of select views from the different seats of the nobility and gentry in the Kingdom of Ireland
[1783-1793]
Burton, John, 1710-1771. An essay towards a complete new system of midwifry :
Burton, John, 1710–1771
An essay towards a complete new system of midwifry
1751
Great Britain. Admiralty. Sailing and fighting instructions for His Majesties fleet.
Great Britain. Admiralty
Sailing and fighting instructions for His Majesties fleet
[approximately 1711]
Bolton, James, active 1775-1795, artist. Collection of drawings depicting specimens from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne.
Bolton, James, active 1775–1795
Collection of drawings depicting specimens from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne
circa 1768
 For the information of travellers passing through the Turnpike Gates at Strood, and on the New Road, near Rochester :
For the information of travellers passing through the Turnpike Gates at Strood, and on the New Road, near Rochester
May 1792
Daniell, Thomas, 1749-1840, artist, printmaker, publisher. [Views in Calcutta]
Daniell, Thomas, 1749–1840
[Views in Calcutta]
1786-1788
Pine, John, 1690-1756. The tapestry hangings of the House of Lords :
Pine, John, 1690–1756
The tapestry hangings of the House of Lords
[1739]
Switzer, Stephen, 1682?-1745. Ichnographia rustica, or, The nobleman, gentleman, and gardener's recreation :
Switzer, Stephen, 1682?-1745
Ichnographia rustica, or, The nobleman, gentleman, and gardener's recreation
1742
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,
1789