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Thomas Gainsborough letter to William Jackson, 1773 January 29.
Creator:
Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727–1788
Date:
1773 January 29
Physical Description:
1 item (4 pages) ; 23 x 38 cm, folded to 23 x 19 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Thomas Gainsborough letter to Elizabeth Rasse.
Creator:
Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727–1788
Date:
[1753]
Physical Description:
1 sheet (2 pages) : autograph letter signed ; 23 x 19 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The anatomy of the horse : including a particular description of the bones, cartilages, muscles, fascias, ligaments, nerves, arteries, veins, and glands / illustrated by twenty-four plates by George Stubbs, painter.
Creator:
Stubbs, George, 1724–1806
Date:
1853
Physical Description:
68 p., [48] leaves of plates : ill. ; 46 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The anatomy of the horse : including a particular description of the bones, cartilages, muscles, fascias, ligaments, nerves, arteries, veins and glands : in eighteen tables, all done from nature / by George Stubbs, painter.
Creator:
Stubbs, George, 1724–1806
Date:
1766
Physical Description:
[4], 47, [1] p., [24] leaves of plates : ill. ; 46 x 60 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Letter to John Thomas Smith.
Creator:
Constable, John, 1776–1837
Date:
1797, between January 16 and March 23
Physical Description:
1 item (1 p.) : ill. ; 28 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Hogarth moralized : a complete edition of all the most capital and admired works of William Hogarth / accompanied with concise and comprehensive explanations of their moral tendency by ... Dr. Trusler ; an introduction, and many additional notes ...
Creator:
Hogarth, William, 1697–1764
Date:
1831
Physical Description:
xxvi, 293 p., [55] leaves of plates : ill., port. ; 20 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Views in Rome and its environs.
Creator:
Lear, Edward, 1812–1888
Date:
1841
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Alphabet.
Creator:
Lear, Edward, 1812–1888
Date:
1857
Physical Description:
1 v. ([26] leaves) : ill. ; 36 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Picturesque views in England and Wales / from drawings by J.M.W. Turner, Esq. R.A. ; engraved under the superintendence of Mr. Charles Heath ; with descriptive and historic illustrations by H.E. Lloyd., Esq. ; in two volumes.
Creator:
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775–1851
Date:
MDCCCXXXVIII [1838]
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations ; 60 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Panorama, Leicester Square : now exhibiting, in the first circle, Paris : and in the second circle is exhibiting a painting of Edinburgh and the surrounding country ...
Creator:
Panorama (Leicester Square, London, England)
Date:
1805
Physical Description:
1 print : woodcut and letterpress ; sheet 27 x 23 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Principles of beauty, relative to the human head / by Alexander Cozens.
Creator:
Cozens, Alexander, 1717–1786
Date:
MDCCLXXVIII [1778]
Physical Description:
[6], 15, [5], 15, [1] p, [3], 2-17 leaves of plates : ill. (engravings) ; 53 cm. (fol.)
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sketches of Teignmouth and Torquay.
Creator:
Luxmoore, Mary
Date:
circa 1830
Physical Description:
1 v. ([20] leaves) : ill. ; 14 x 22 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
In loving memory of Herbert, eldest son of Henry and Sarah Adlington, (of Croft House, Ripley,) : who died at Johannesburg, Sourth Africa, November 26th, 1896 : aged 19 years.
Date:
1896
Physical Description:
1 folded card : letterpress ; 110 x 80 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Select views in Mysore, the country of Tippoo Sultan; from drawings taken on the spot by Mr. Home; with historical descriptions.
Creator:
Home, Robert, 1752–1834
Date:
1794
Physical Description:
2 p.., [v]-vii p., 1 leaf, 48 p. 29 plates, fold. map, 3 fold plans. 35 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Celebrated horses of America / from paintings by Scott Leighton, Henry Stull, and others.
Date:
1881-1882
Physical Description:
[24] leaves, [24] leaves of plates : col ill. ; 49 x 63 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Six months' residence and travels in Mexico : containing remarks on the present state of New Spain, its natural productions, state of society, manufactures, trade, agriculture, and antiquities, &c. with plates and maps / by W. Bullock, F.L.S., proprietor of the late London Museum.
Creator:
Bullock, W. (William), 1773?-1849
Date:
1824
Physical Description:
xii, 532 p., [19] leaves of plates ([4] folded) : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
[3 postcards from the Franco-British Exhibition].
Date:
[1908]
Physical Description:
3 photographic postcards : b/ w ; 9 x 14 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George Gregory Smart, Yale BA 1977
Mr. Ogilby's Pocket book of roads : with computed and measured distances and the distinction of market and post townes.
Creator:
Ogilby, John, 1600–1676
Date:
1679
Physical Description:
[13], 27 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : map ; 20 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Scotch scenery, circa 1814.
Creator:
Crompton, Elizabeth Jane, 1791–1869
Date:
circa 1814
Physical Description:
1 v. ([35] leaves) : ill. ; 26 x 37 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Flora of the British Isles.
Creator:
Burges, Mary Anne, 1763–1813
Date:
circa 1790-1810?
Physical Description:
3 v. : ill. ; 38 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Six views of Buxton & neighbourhood : for the Buxton Bath Charity bazaar.
Date:
[185-?]
Physical Description:
6 leaves : all ill. ; 29 x 45 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Lessons on trees / by J. D. Harding ; author of "Lessons on Art," "Guide and Companion to Lessons on Art," "Elementary Art," "The Principles and practice of Art," &c. &c.
Creator:
Harding, James Duffield, 1798–1863
Date:
[1855]
Physical Description:
[8] p., 30] leaves of plates : ill. ; 39 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The journey from Chester to London.
Creator:
Pennant, Thomas, 1726–1798
Date:
MDCCLXXXII [1782]
Physical Description:
[2], iv, 452, [6] pages, 22 leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
A book of eighteen leaves : containing divers subjects for the use of goldsmiths, chasers, carvers, etc. / from Messrs. Germain, Messonier, Sig. Cattarello &c.
Date:
1757
Physical Description:
[18] leaves : all ill. ; 36 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
"Our Boys" Clothing Company's universal progressive drawing book.
Creator:
Our Boys Clothing Company
Date:
[ca. 1885?]
Physical Description:
[16] p. : chiefly ill. ; 15 x 25 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Thomas Macdonald, sketch maker & designer.
Creator:
Macdonald, Thomas (Engraver)
Date:
[approximately 1880?]
Physical Description:
1 trade card : illustration ; 12 x 8 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Lifebuoy royal disinfectant soap.
Creator:
Lever Brothers Ltd.
Date:
[approximately 1894?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet : color illustrations ; 11 x 15 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Views of the ruins of the principal houses destroyed during the riots at Birmingham = Vues des ruines des principaux batiments qui ont souffert dans les emeutes de Birmingham.
Creator:
Witton, Philip Henry
Date:
1791 [i.e. 1792]
Physical Description:
[9] leaves, [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 x 32 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sketches in India : taken at Hyderabad and Secunderabad, in the Madras Presidency / by Captain Allan N. Scott, Madras Artillery ; edited by Charles Richard Weld, barrister-at-law.
Creator:
Scott, Allan N. (Allan Newton), 1824–1870
Date:
1862
Physical Description:
1 volume (various pagings) : 101 albumen prints ; 20 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The route of the mail & post coaches, George Boulton & Co. proprietors : which set out from the Golden Cross, Charing Cross, London, through the counties of Essex, Cambridge, Suffolk & Norfolk / V. Woodthorpe sc. 27 Fetter Lane.
Creator:
Boulton, George
Date:
[between 1796 and 1809]
Physical Description:
1 map : engraving ; 26 x 20 cm, on sheet 38 x 28 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The Harrow, Wateringbury.
Creator:
Whitbread and Company
Date:
[between 1949 and 1955]
Physical Description:
1 metal card : illustration ; 80 x 60 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
A plan of mathematical learning taught in the Royal Academy, Portsmouth : performed by a student there 177[blank].
Creator:
Rice, Edmund Nagle, -1801
Date:
approximately 1798-1799
Physical Description:
518 pages : illustrations, diagrams, maps ; 37 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Scottish Widows' Fund Mutual LIfe Assurance Society : all profits divided among the policyholders : a great bonus-yielding office : funds £21,000,000 : annual revenue £2,250,000 : prospectuses on application : head office: Edinburgh-9 St. Andrew Square : London : 28 Cornhill, E.C.., and 5 Waterloo Place, S.W.
Creator:
Scottish Widows' Fund and Life Assurance Society
Date:
[approximately 1914]
Physical Description:
1 bookmark : illustrations ; 15 x 6 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George Gregory Smart, Yale BA 1977
The costume of Hindostan : elucidated by sixty coloured engravings / with descriptions in English and French, taken in the years 1798 and 1799 by Balt. Solvyns, of Calcutta.
Creator:
Solvyns, Balt. (Balthazar), 1760–1824
Date:
1807
Physical Description:
[132] pages, 60 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 37 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
[Atlas of the counties of England and Wales].
Creator:
Saxton, Christopher, 1542?-
Date:
[1590?]
Physical Description:
1 atlas ([74] leaves) : 34 maps (some folded) ; 44 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
This newly constructed and extended map of India : from the latest surveys of the best authorities, published principally for the use of the officers of the army in India, is respectfully inscribed to Major General Sir John Malcolm ... / drawn & engraved by John Walker.
Creator:
Walker, John, 1786–1873
Date:
1841
Physical Description:
1 map : hand col., mounted on linen ; 158 x 151 cm., folded to 26 x 17 cm., in case 27 x 18 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Views of the forts of Bhurtpoore & Weire / by Lieut. George Abbott, 15th Reg. NI.
Creator:
Abbott, George, 1803–1838
Date:
[1827]
Physical Description:
[2] leaves, 13 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 32 x 48 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The works of Geoffrey Chaucer : now newly imprinted.
Creator:
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400
Date:
Finished on the 8th day of May, 1896]
Physical Description:
4 blank l., ii p., 1 l., 554 p. illus. 43 x 30 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
West India scenery with illustrations of Negro character, the process of making sugar, &c. from sketches taken during a voyage to, and residence of seven years in, the island of Trinidad. By R. Bridgens ...
Creator:
Bridgens, Richard
Date:
[1836?]
Physical Description:
1 v. (unpaged) 27 plates (part col. with accompanying text) 38 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Dinner : 13th January, 1951 / the Bonnington Hotel, Southampton Row, London, W.C.1.
Creator:
Bonnington Hotel (London, England)
Date:
1951
Physical Description:
1 menu ; 23 x 13 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Bill for building expenses.
Date:
1760
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([2] pages) ; 11 x 21 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts