A Collection Of Curious Travels & Voyages In Two Tomes

A collection of curious travels & voyages in two tomes: the first containing Dr. Leonhart Rauwolff’s Itinerary into the Eastern Countries, as Syria, Palestine, or the Holy Land, Armenia, Mesopotamia, Assyria, Chaldea & c., translated from the High Dutch by Nicholas Staphorst and the second
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Travels in Upper and Lower Egypt

Travels in Upper and Lower Egypt: undertaken by order of the old government of France; illustrated with forty engravings; consisting of portraits, views, plans, a geographical chart, antiquities, plants, animals, &c. drawn on the spot, under the author’s inspection. C.S. Sonnini, translated from the French
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Research Strategy 2014 – 2019

Research Strategy 2014 – 2019 Introduction The Trustees wish to encourage research into all aspects of Layton and his Collection. This document suggests the areas of research in which it is most interested. Bibliography A bibliography of the books and articles which embody research about
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A Brentford Treasure House

This is an account given by Fred Turner, Brentford’s Librarian, of the work he had to do to ensure the Layton Collection was successfully moved into Brentford Library. It is taken from The Chiswick Times of 5 September 1915. It was unearthed by a Trustee,
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Moving Layton’s Collection to Brentford Library 26 Sept 1913

This account was found by Janet McNamara, one of our Trustees, in the Chiswick Times of 26 September 1913. It describes the process of moving the Collection from Layton’s house to Brentford Library. The Brentford Museum – The Trustees and the Free Library A propos
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Early gardening books

The Trust lent a group of books to Hogarth’s House in Chiswick as part of an exhibition which ran until 1 November 2015. It celebrated the award of funding from HLF towards a major project which will create an “exhibition garden” presenting 300 years of
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