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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 36–59.
Published: 01 April 2012
... not have been notable within their library. Generally speaking, most novels and romances in such libraries were anonymous, particularly so in the Nobles’ libraries.26 The Nobles’ catalogs make clear the limited importance of the author’s name. For example, John Noble’s A New Catalogue of  the Large...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (3): 44–75.
Published: 01 September 2005
... cabinet de M. Davila we read the following description of an oyster shell: “A thorny oyster from the Indies, rare and in very good condition; the upper shell is white on top speckled with lilac, the rest is lilac. . . . The lower shell has thick, lemon-yellow thorns in the middle.” Another catalogue...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 84–101.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Ronald Paulson Einberg Elizabeth , ed. William Hogarth: A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings ( New Haven : Yale Univ. , 2017 ). Pp. 432. 257 color ills. 264 figs. $150 Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Review Essay Hogarth’s Paintings...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 93–101.
Published: 01 January 2014
... of Reynolds paintings — ​an admirable project, but there are plenty of virtual galleries out there. Since the exhibit itself and its corresponding catalog went through minor changes and addi- tions over the course of its run at the British Institution, the May 1813 date grounds the paintings...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 136–146.
Published: 01 January 2002
... time he was in partnership with J. Bennett. He published a few more plates and reissued all the plates after Collet, together with other humorous plates, as a recueil, the contents of which are given in a numbered list in Sayer and Bennett’s catalog for 1775.4 It should...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 104–109.
Published: 01 April 2013
... Ronald Paulson The Johns Hopkins University Martin Postle, ed. Johan Zoffany, RA: Society Observed (New Haven: Yale Univ., 2011). Pp. 320. 225 color + 5 b/w ills. $75 J The dust jacket image of the Zoffany catalog for the recent exhibition...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 134–158.
Published: 01 January 2024
... of Sacred Harmony (Philadelphia: W. Young, 1788), and The Singer's Pocket Companion (Southwick: J. Langton, 1795). Courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society. Because of many of the built-in restrictions related to library cataloging systems, it is difficult to catalog hybrid print and manuscript...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 106–113.
Published: 01 April 2010
... of Liverpool in 2007, and with Liverpool’s designation as European Capital of Culture in 2008. They were also scheduled to mark the fortieth anniversary of the late Benedict Nicholson’s landmark catalogue raisonné Joseph Wright of Derby: Painter of Light, published for the Paul Mellon Foundation...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 81–87.
Published: 01 January 2007
... disseminated of Hume’s writings in eighteenth-century America” (20). In appendix A, Spencer tabulates Hume’s works in those catalogs: begin- ning in 1764, Hume’s History of England appears in nearly every catalog of which we have knowledge. Spencer’s work supersedes that of previous authorities...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 135–157.
Published: 01 September 2021
... specially fitted to house her extensive collections; a detailed Musaeum Catalogue in preparation for publication; and her own collection taxonomy inspired by the cabinets of renowned eighteenth-century collectors. 76 Her activities connected her with enlightened connoisseurs or sophisticated amateur...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 9–28.
Published: 01 January 2011
... of the Italian setting of his last novel; this index entry, which they do not mention, provides some corroborating evidence.20 Further information on Richardson’s missing correspondence is pro- vided by an auction catalog issued by Southgate in January 1828 for the sale of autograph letters owned...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 111–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... with a view to their future dispersion, Description shares fea- tures with the auction catalog, which opens up the book to the market and reverts its contents to the volatile exchange value of commodities.13 Wal- pole s occasional verses and fugitive pieces have the ephemerality of flying leaves...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 262–267.
Published: 01 January 2024
... at work. The catalog entry dates the volume expansively as 1674 – 1770. 2. Heather Wolfe, “Was Early Modern Writing Paper Expensive?,” Collation (13 February 2018), online at < https://collation.folger.edu/2018/02/writing-paper-expensive/ >. 3. Margaret J. M. Ezell, “Domestic Papers...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 156–160.
Published: 01 January 2009
... illustrations continues. See, most recently, W. B. Gerard and Brigitte Friant-Kessler, “Towards a Catalogue of Illustrated Laurence Sterne: Paintings and Prints,” The Shandean 18 (2007): 65 – 87. 5. Melvyn New, introduction to Laurence Sterne, A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 111–142.
Published: 01 April 2012
... by a strong man, an Italian stiletto, objects of virtu, raw materials, and experimental results.40 This organization both contextual- izes items within the collection, and also defines each as unique by virtue of the narrative attached to it. Sloane’s catalog thus exhibits the literary tensions pulling...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 108–113.
Published: 01 January 2000
... royale, while the second is a complete catalogue detailing the individual projects. The text portion represents Cleary’s most significant contribution: he defines the place royale in a new, restricted way that eliminates the early seventeenth-century squares of Henri IV; integrates contemporary...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (1): 136–165.
Published: 01 January 2004
.... The catalog was edited by Andrew Wilton, then Keeper of the British Collection of the Tate Gallery, and the late Ilaria Bignamini of Oxford University. Related conferences were Britain, Italy, and the Grand Tour 141 Figure 2. William Kent, Temple of Ancient Virtue, Stowe...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 100–110.
Published: 01 September 2014
... in the Monthly Magazine noted, that the manuscripts “were on the point of being sold by weight to a cheesemonger as waste paper” when Paterson spotted them and, realizing their worth, bought them. He prepared a detailed catalog, and shortly afterwards, in late 1757, he sold them at auction. The British...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 62–87.
Published: 01 January 2000
... of Frederik Muller in the late nineteenth century and Gerrit van Rijn at the turn of the twentieth.8 Of especial importance for the English-language scholar is the corrective Muller and van Rijn provide to Frederic George Stephens’ Catalogue of Prints and Drawings...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 April 2007
... with a polemical and visionary Descriptive Catalogue. The motto to the advertisement, Milton’s dictum “Fit audience fi nd tho’ few” (E, 526), suggests that Blake was aware that his paintings posed prob- lems for the uninitiated, but also that he wished his audience to aspire to comprehension. Among...