LITERATURE and RELIGION JOHN NEWTON and FRANCIS KILVERT Album containing letters by William Cowper's friend, the cleric and former slave-trader John Newton, William Romaine, signatures of Dickens, Lewis Caroll, Wilkie Collins etc.
MAGNA CARTA By Permission of [...the named...] Trustees of the Cottonion Library. This Plate being a Correct Copy of King John's Great Charter... Engraved Facsimile of the 1215 Magna Carta, ENGRAVED BY JOHN PINE, Sold by R.E. Pine, Albemarle Street, Piccadilly, [1733 but later]
MERCURIALE (GIROLAMO) Praelectiones Pisanae... in epidemicas Hippocratis historias ... nec non tractatus, primo de hominis generatione, secundo, de balneis Pisanis, tertio, de vino & aqua, first edition, Venice, Giunta, 1597
NAPOLEONIC WARS BATTLE OF THE NATIONS Autograph journal kept by the diplomatist, Henry Unwin Addington, during the Napoleonic Wars when serving as attaché to the British mission to Napoleon's former marshal, King Bernadotte of Sweden, 1812-14; together with a notebook of about the same period kept by a member of the Talbot family and a bound group of verse epistles by or to members of the Trant family of Tipperary
NOLLEKENS and BRITISH ARTISTS IN ROME Autograph letter signed by the landscape painter James Forrester, to the sculptor Joseph Nollekens ("Dear Nollekins"), written from Rome and giving news of the ex-patriot English community since Nollekens left them, "Rome Wednesday December 23d 1772-3" next page
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