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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,
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]
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
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
 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?
 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]
Burges, Mary Anne, 1763-1813. Flora of the British Isles.
Burges, Mary Anne, 1763-1813
Flora of the British Isles
circa 1790-1810?
Home, Robert, 1752-1834. Select views in Mysore,
Home, Robert, 1752-1834
Select views in Mysore,
1794
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
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
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]
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
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
 [Land tax bill for [William?] Bourn, April 5th, 1798]
[Land tax bill for [William?] Bourn, April 5th, 1798]
1798
Knight, Richard Payne, 1751-1824. The landscape :
Knight, Richard Payne, 1751-1824
The landscape
1794
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
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]
Bolton, James, active 1775-1795, artist. Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe) female, and eggs, with Cowberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea L.) and Silver-washed Fritillary (Argynnis Paphia), both closed and open, with Long-legged Fly from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne.
Bolton, James, active 1775-1795
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe) female, and eggs, with Cowberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea L.) and Silver-washed Fritillary (Argynnis Paphia), both closed and open, with Long-legged Fly from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne
circa 1768
 The compleat drawing-book :
The compleat drawing-book
MDCCLV [1755]
Sandby, Paul, 1731-1809 artist. XII views in aquatinta from drawings taken on the spot in South-Wales
Sandby, Paul, 1731-1809
XII views in aquatinta from drawings taken on the spot in South-Wales
MDCCLXXV [1775-1776]
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,
1755
Langley, Batty, 1696-1751. Gothic architecture, improved by rules and proportions.
Langley, Batty, 1696-1751
Gothic architecture, improved by rules and proportions
1747
 Indenture placing Elizabeth Richardson into the service of Jane Horam.
Indenture placing Elizabeth Richardson into the service of Jane Horam
1769 January 4
 Cut-paper flower arrangements.
Cut-paper flower arrangements
London?,
Clarendon, Edward Hyde, Earl of, 1609-1674. The history of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England begun in the year 1641 :
Clarendon, Edward Hyde, Earl of, 1609-1674
The history of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England begun in the year 1641
1702-1704
Lafosse, Philippe-Etienne, 1738-1820. Cours d'hippiatrique, ou Traité complet de la médecine des chevaux :
Lafosse, Philippe-Etienne, 1738-1820
Cours d'hippiatrique, ou Traité complet de la médecine des chevaux
M.DCC.LXXII [1772]
Dart, John, -1730. Westmonasterium, or, The history and antiquities of the abbey church of St. Peters Westminster :
Dart, John, -1730
Westmonasterium, or, The history and antiquities of the abbey church of St. Peters Westminster
[between 1723 and 1727]
Bolton, James, active 1775-1795, artist. cf. Soldanella L., with holly blue (Celastrina argiolus) and (Lepidoptera Nymphalidae ?Danaus sp.), Amazon angel (Chorinea amazon) and (Diptera ?Stratiomyidae) with net-winged beetle (?Calopteron sp.) and shells, from the left, (Cypraea stolida L. 1758) and (Cypraea asellus L. 1758) from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne.
Bolton, James, active 1775-1795
cf. Soldanella L., with holly blue (Celastrina argiolus) and (Lepidoptera Nymphalidae ?Danaus sp.), Amazon angel (Chorinea amazon) and (Diptera ?Stratiomyidae) with net-winged beetle (?Calopteron sp.) and shells, from the left, (Cypraea stolida L. 1758) and (Cypraea asellus L. 1758) from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne
circa 1768
 To Martin Folkes, esq., president of the Royal Society :
To Martin Folkes, esq., president of the Royal Society
1749
Bolton, James, active 1775-1795, artist. ?White-cheeked Starling (Sturnus cineraceus), with bramble (Rubus fruticosus L.), and Eurasian Comma (Polygonia c-album), both closed and open, and Seven-Spotted Ladybird Beetle (Coccinella septumpunctata) on leaf, from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne.
Bolton, James, active 1775-1795
?White-cheeked Starling (Sturnus cineraceus), with bramble (Rubus fruticosus L.), and Eurasian Comma (Polygonia c-album), both closed and open, and Seven-Spotted Ladybird Beetle (Coccinella septumpunctata) on leaf, from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne
circa 1768
 Newmarket, Mildenhall, and Swaffham stage waggons :
Newmarket, Mildenhall, and Swaffham stage waggons
1796
Salmon, William, ca. 1703-1779. The Vitruvian principles of architecture, practically demonstrated :
Salmon, William, ca. 1703-1779
The Vitruvian principles of architecture, practically demonstrated
1737
 An arithmetical pastime :
An arithmetical pastime
April 19th, 1798
 The ... Fashions of London and Paris.
The ... Fashions of London and Paris
Solvyns, Balt. (Balthazar), 1760-1824. A catalogue of 250 coloured etchings :
Solvyns, Balt. (Balthazar), 1760-1824
A catalogue of 250 coloured etchings
1799
Dorigny, Nicolas, 1658-1746, engraver. Recueil de XC têtes tirées des sept cartons des actes des apôtres peints par Raphl. Urbin :
Dorigny, Nicolas, 1658-1746
Recueil de XC têtes tirées des sept cartons des actes des apôtres peints par Raphl. Urbin
[1722]
Banks, Sarah Sophia, 1744-1818. Sir Joseph Banks's fishery book of the River Witham in Lincolnshire.
Banks, Sarah Sophia, 1744-1818
Sir Joseph Banks's fishery book of the River Witham in Lincolnshire
1784-1800
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797. Anecdotes of painting in England;
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797
Anecdotes of painting in England;
1762-1771 [i.e. 1780]
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796. The soldier's return.
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796
The soldier's return
[1793]
 Wallis's tour of Europe :
Wallis's tour of Europe
Nov. 24th, 1794
Bolton, James, active 1775-1795, artist. Eurasian wren (Troglodytes troglodytes), with raspberry (Rubus idaeus L.), and wood lice (?Isopoda), and pupa (Lepidoptera ?Saturniidae) from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne.
Bolton, James, active 1775-1795
Eurasian wren (Troglodytes troglodytes), with raspberry (Rubus idaeus L.), and wood lice (?Isopoda), and pupa (Lepidoptera ?Saturniidae) from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne
circa 1768
Stukeley, William, 1687-1765, author, illustrator, publisher. Itinerarium curiosum, or, An account of the antiquities and remarkable curiositys in nature or art :
Stukeley, William, 1687-1765
Itinerarium curiosum, or, An account of the antiquities and remarkable curiositys in nature or art
MDCCXXIV [1724]
 Twelve prints of Pamela :
Twelve prints of Pamela
published 25 June 1774
 Signet ring, with motto "Am I not a man and a brother?"
Signet ring, with motto "Am I not a man and a brother?"
not before 1787
 The magic ring :
The magic ring
November 1st, 1796
Buck, Samuel, 1696-1779, engraver. [Views of the cities of Westminster and London taken from the opposite bank of the Thames]
Buck, Samuel, 1696-1779
[Views of the cities of Westminster and London taken from the opposite bank of the Thames]
1749
Halfpenny, William, d. 1755. Chinese and Gothic architecture properly ornamented :
Halfpenny, William, d. 1755
Chinese and Gothic architecture properly ornamented
1752
Angelo, Michael, 18th cent. The drawing school for little masters and misses :
Angelo, Michael, 18th cent
The drawing school for little masters and misses
1773
Sloane, Hans, Sir, 1660-1753. A voyage to the islands Madera, Barbados, Nieves, S. Christophers and Jamaica :
Sloane, Hans, Sir, 1660-1753
A voyage to the islands Madera, Barbados, Nieves, S. Christophers and Jamaica
1707-1725
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]
Grose, Francis, 1731?-1791. A treatise on ancient armour and weapons, :
Grose, Francis, 1731?-1791
A treatise on ancient armour and weapons,
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
 Indenture placing William Spill into the service of William Beales, broad weaver.
Indenture placing William Spill into the service of William Beales, broad weaver
1728 April 8
Walker, Augustine, artist. Cut-paper diorama of the HMS Sutherland.
Walker, Augustine
Cut-paper diorama of the HMS Sutherland
1763
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
Lloyd, Mr., active 1795, creator. Bill for school expenses for Cyrill Clough, at Henry Lloyd's school.
Lloyd, Mr., active 1795
Bill for school expenses for Cyrill Clough, at Henry Lloyd's school
1795
Bolton, James, active 1775-1795, artist. Crimson topaz hummingbird (Topaza pella), male, with Cyclamen (cf. Cyclamen L.) and (Lepidoptera Nymphalidae), open, and Red Postman (Heliconius erato phyllis), closed; shells, from left: (Conus tessulatus Born, 1778), (cf. Cypraecassis testiculus L. 1758), and (cf. Cypraea histrio Gmelin, 1791), from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne.
Bolton, James, active 1775-1795
Crimson topaz hummingbird (Topaza pella), male, with Cyclamen (cf. Cyclamen L.) and (Lepidoptera Nymphalidae), open, and Red Postman (Heliconius erato phyllis), closed; shells, from left: (Conus tessulatus Born, 1778), (cf. Cypraecassis testiculus L. 1758), and (cf. Cypraea histrio Gmelin, 1791), from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne
circa 1768
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
 A correct plan and elevation of the famous French raft :
A correct plan and elevation of the famous French raft
Feby. 1st 1798
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]
Rocque, John, -1762. The environs of London :
Rocque, John, -1762
The environs of London
[1763]
Morgan, William, -1781. Will of William Morgan,
Morgan, William, -1781
Will of William Morgan,
Darly, Matthias. A new book of Chinese designs, calculated to improve the present taste :
Darly, Matthias
A new book of Chinese designs, calculated to improve the present taste
MDCCLIV [1754]
Dickson, Archibald, 1703-1747. Drawings of houses and gardens.
Dickson, Archibald, 1703-1747
Drawings of houses and gardens
1736-1743
Bolton, James, active 1775-1795, artist. Lady's slipper orchid (Cypripedium calceolus L.), with tiphiid wasp (Hymenoptera ?Tiphidae), Orange Tip (Anthocharis cardamines), soldier fly (Diptera ?Stratiomyidae), longhorned beetle (Chlorida festiva), and shell (Natica euzona Récluz 1844) from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne.
Bolton, James, active 1775-1795
Lady's slipper orchid (Cypripedium calceolus L.), with tiphiid wasp (Hymenoptera ?Tiphidae), Orange Tip (Anthocharis cardamines), soldier fly (Diptera ?Stratiomyidae), longhorned beetle (Chlorida festiva), and shell (Natica euzona Récluz 1844) from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne
circa 1768
 The artist's vade mecum :
The artist's vade mecum
1786
Rocque, John, -1762. A plan of Rome /
Rocque, John, -1762
A plan of Rome
1750
 William's return.
William's return
[18th century]
Sandby, Paul, 1731-1809, ill. A collection of landscapes /
Sandby, Paul, 1731-1809
A collection of landscapes
MDCCLXXVII [1777]
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
 The Naval chronicle.
The Naval chronicle
1799-1818
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
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
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834. A fourth book, containing twelve imitations of drawings, of modern carriages :
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834
A fourth book, containing twelve imitations of drawings, of modern carriages
[1797]
Engelbrecht, Martin, 1684-1756, engraver. Album of Rococo ornamental designs of gardens, flora and fauna, games and pastimes, costume, chinoiserie, hermits and grottoes, occupations, cities and villages, saints and martyrs, and biblical scenes.
Engelbrecht, Martin, 1684-1756
Album of Rococo ornamental designs of gardens, flora and fauna, games and pastimes, costume, chinoiserie, hermits and grottoes, occupations, cities and villages, saints and martyrs, and biblical scenes
circa 1735-1750
Rocque, John, -1762. Plan du chateau, jardin et parc de Wilton :
Rocque, John, -1762
Plan du chateau, jardin et parc de Wilton
1754
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
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
 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
 To all who are possessed of a laudable curiosity :
To all who are possessed of a laudable curiosity
[1773]
Society of Dilettanti (London, England) Antiquities of Ionia,
Society of Dilettanti (London, England)
Antiquities of Ionia,
1769-1915
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
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]
Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794, author. Miscellaneous works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire :
Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794
Miscellaneous works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire
MDCCXCVI [1796]
 Vues de la ville de Londres :
Vues de la ville de Londres
1758
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
 Bill for building expenses.
Bill for building expenses
1760
Solvyns, Balt. (Balthazar), 1760-1824. A collection of two hundred and fifty coloured etchings :
Solvyns, Balt. (Balthazar), 1760-1824
A collection of two hundred and fifty coloured etchings
1799
 The rice manufactury in China :
The rice manufactury in China
[1770?]
 The royal pastime of cupid, or, Entertaining game of the snake.
The royal pastime of cupid, or, Entertaining game of the snake
12th May 1794
Gilpin, William, 1724-1804. Hints to form the taste & regulate ye judgment in sketching landscape.
Gilpin, William, 1724-1804
Hints to form the taste & regulate ye judgment in sketching landscape
circa 1790
 Charles Miller's habit and gown-warehouse, at the Crown and Cushion, in Tavistock-Street :
Charles Miller's habit and gown-warehouse, at the Crown and Cushion, in Tavistock-Street
[1748]]
Coade's Artificial Stone Manufactory. Coade's Lithodipyra, or, Artificial Stone Manufactory :
Coade's Artificial Stone Manufactory
Coade's Lithodipyra, or, Artificial Stone Manufactory
[approximately 1784?]
Rehberg, Friedrich, 1758-1835, ill. Drawings faithfully copied from nature at Naples :
Rehberg, Friedrich, 1758-1835
Drawings faithfully copied from nature at Naples
MDCCXCIV [1794]
Wharam, Ann, author. Riding. To the public in general, but more particularly to lovers, learners, encouragers and adepts in the art of horsemanship.
Wharam, Ann
Riding. To the public in general, but more particularly to lovers, learners, encouragers and adepts in the art of horsemanship
[1790?]