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  • A Memoir of Jane Austen

    Book

    A Memoir of Jane Austen, published in 1869, is the earliest full-length biography of Jane Austen, and the only one writt...

  • A Picturesque Tour of the English Lakes

    Book, Illustration, Image

    Fielding and Walton spent two years in the Lake District making drawings and collecting information and ‘extracts from a...

  • A Treatise on Carriages

    Book, Illustration, Image

    A Treatise on Carriages is an illustrated guide to horse-drawn carriages by London-based coachmaker William Felton. Fel...

  • Addresses to Young Men

    Book

    Addresses to Young Men is a collection of 16 sermons written and compiled by the Reverend James Fordyce, a Scottish min...

  • Bath Characters

    Book

    Bath Characters: or, Sketches from Life is a series of satirical dialogues mocking Bath and the people who stayed there....

  • Britannia

    Book, Map

    With an elegant vignette of Neptune and Thetis supporting the title on a banner, this map of part of the route from Lond...

  • Conduct book for women

    Book

    An Enquiry into the Duties of the Female Sex is a religious conduct manual by Thomas Gisborne (1758–1846), aimed mainly ...

  • Costumes of the Navy, Army and other occupations

    Book, Illustration, Image

    This large book is a collection of one hundred coloured plates, showing officers from different naval and military ranks...

  • Debrett's Peerage

    Book

    Debrett’s Peerage contains a record of all the titled families in the United Kingdom, with details of their births, marr...

  • Description of Tintern Abbey from Observations on ...

    Book, Illustration, Image

    William Gilpin‘s 1768 Essay on Prints had the aim of outlining ‘the Principles of picturesque Beauty, the Different Kind...

  • Gallery of Fashion

    Book, Print, Image

    The Gallery of Fashion is one of the earliest fashion magazines, and among the most famous of the Regency period. It was...

  • Illustrations of Tintern Abbey

    Illustration, Image

    Tintern Abbey was a major Cistercian abbey, founded in 1131 and dissolved in 1536. After its dissolution, the buildings...

  • Jane Austen's writing desk and spectacles

    Object Created date: late 18th century

    In 1794 Jane Austen’s father gave her this portable ‘writing-box’. When open, it provides a slope on which to rest paper...

  • Journal of a Ten Days’ Tour

    Journal Created date: 1807

    In August 1807 the poet Robert Bloomfield made a ten-day tour of the River Wye with friends. It began at Uley in Glouces...