Lost Sheep Found!

These are works that have been found and returned to the Library at Chawton House! Please click on the link for full details and images.

  1. John Milton. Paradise Lost, 1736.
  2. Butler, Samuel. The Genuine Remains in Prose and Verse of Mr. Samuel Butler, author of Hudibras.with notes by R. Thyer. Tonson London Two Volumes (1759).
  3. Lyttelton, George. Letters from a Persian in England, to his friend at Ispahan. The Third Edition. London: Printed for J. Millan, at the Corner of Buckingham-Court, near the Admiralty-Office, 1735.
  4. Volney, Constantin Francois. Travels through Syria and Egypt, in the years 1783, 1784, and 1785. London G. G. J. and J. Robinson 1787.
  5. Wraxall, (Nathaniel William) A Tour through the Western, Southern, and Interior Provinces of France. London, Printed for Charles Dilly, 1784.
  6. Shrubsole, William; Denne, Samuel [completed by]. The History and Antiquities of Rochester And its Environs: To which is added, a Description of the Towns, Villages, Gentlemen’s Seats, and Ancient Buildings, Situate on, or near the Road from London to Margate, Deal, and Dover. Embellished with Copper-Plates. Rochester: Printed and sold by T. Fisher; sold also by S. Crowder, Bookseller, in Pater-Noster-Row, London, 1772. [Donated by Janine Barchas]
  7. Hanway, Jonas. An Historical Account of the British Trade over the Caspian Sea:  2 volumes, 2nd ed, London: 1754. Volume 2 is titled The Revolutions of Persia.
  8. Pharmacopoeia Collegii Regii Medicorum Edinburgensis. [By the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh]. Edinburgi, Apud W. Sands, A. Murray, & J. Cochran. Sumptibus J. Patoni ibidem Bibliopolae. MDCCXLIV. [Fourth Edition].
  9. Dirom (Alexander). A Narrative of the Campaign in India, which terminated the War with Tippoo Sultan, in 1792, 1st edition, London: printed by W. Bulmer and Co., and sold by W. Faden and J. Sewell, 1793.
  10. Saint-Simon, Louis de Rouvroy duc de. Mémoires de monsieur le duc de S. Simon, ou L’observateur véridique, sur le règne de Louis XIV, & sur les premières époques des règnes suivans. Londres ; et se trouve à Paris, Buisson ; Marseille, Jean Mossy, 1788.
    Saint-Simon, Louis de Rouvroy duke of. Memoirs of Monsieur le Duc de S. Simon, or The Truthful Observer, on the reign of Louis XIV, and on the first periods of the following reigns].
  11. Cowper, William. Poems. London: printed for J. Johnson 1782. [With:]_________. The Task, a Poem, in six Books To which is added An Epistle to Joseph Hill Tirocinium, or a Review of Schools, and the History of John Gilpin. London: Printed for J. Johnson 1785.
  12. Robertson (Archibald). A Topographical Survey of the Great Road from London to Bath and Bristol. With historical and descriptive accounts of the country, towns, villages, and gentlemen’s seats on and adjacent to it…, 2 volumes, London: Printed for the author and Willam Faden, 1792. Armorial bookplate of Montagu George Knight of Chawton.
  13. Piozzi, Hester Lynch [Thrale]. Observations and Reflections made in the course of a Journey through France, Italy, and Germany. In Two Volumes. London: Printed for A. Strahan; and T. Cadell in the Strand, 1789. [Donated to Chawton House from a private collection, 2021].

  14. Cellarius, Christoph.  Notitia Orbis Antiqui, sive Geographia Plenior, Ab ortu Rerumpublicarum ad Constantinorum tempora Orbis terrarum faciem declarans. Christophorus Cellarius Ex vetustis probatisque monimentis collegit, Et Novis Tabulis Geographicis, singulari cura & studio delinætis, illustravit. Adjectus est index copiosissimus locorum & aliarum rerum Geographicarum. Cantabrigiæ [Cambridge]: Impensis Joannis Oweni, Typographi, 1703. Bookplate by George Montagu, Knight of Chawton [sic]. [Blog post forthcoming]