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[Reports and printed material relating to the stock market, assembled by an Anglo-German firm of City of London stockbrokers between 1918 and 1934]

Four albums of typed memoranda, reports, and newspaper cuttings, relating to the stock market and economic situation, assembled by a firm of Anglo-German City of London stockbrokers, with memoranda of 'Things to be Kept in Mind' and other matter.

The collection of seven items is in fair condition, lightly-aged and with slight rust staining to a few pages. The material is from the archives of an Anglo-German firm of City of London stockbrokers (see the list of clients in Item One below, all with German names), and is valuable for the...

£500.00
[Revolutionaries in London 1851] Louis Blanc, French politician, agitator and historian

[Revolutionaries in London 1851] Au peuple / [les?] proscrits de Londres dont les noms suivent. IN FRENCH.

Manuscript, 4pp., 4to, minor defects, text clear and complete. A draft in Blanc's hand, with his MS. corrections and additions, of an eloquent and hard-hitting statement representing the views of Blanc and other exiles in London of the situation in France post-1848, particularly attacking...

French, History £450.00
George Frampton [ Sir George James Frampton (1860–1928), sculptor ]

[ George Frampton, sculptor ] Autograph Card Signed Geo. Frampton to an unnamed male correspondent (collector?), with a brief message about a work he is sending to the R.A.

Card, 9 x 11.5cm, a little grubby but the messge is bold and clear, as follows: Dear Sir | Shall be very pleased to show you what I am sending to R.A. the next Sunday aft[ernoon].

£28.00
George Rose [ (1744–1818), politician, sometime Treasurer of The Navy, friend of Horatio Nelson.

[ George Rose; Royal Navy ] Autograph Note Signed G Rose (docketed Mr Rose's Note to Mr Baynes in a contemporary hand)

One page, cr. 8vo, grubby, fold marks, but text clear, as follows: I am very sorry it will not be in my power to be present at the quarterly General Board of the Royal Naval Asylum, as an Appointment has for some Time past been made for a Court of the Trinity Corporation to swear me in as an...

£150.00
Sir A.H. Markham [Admiral Sir Albert Hastings Markham (1841–1918), explorer, author, and officer in the Royal Navy.]

[ A.H. Markham, explorer ] Brief Autograph Note Signed AH Markham to unnamed correspondent, delivering his autograph.

One page, 16mo, good condition. Text simply: I have much pleasure in sending you my autograph. | AH Markham | Vice Admiral [date]

£35.00
[Rudyard Kipling and his extended family]

[Miscellaneous Ephemera and manuscript material] A Kipling Family Archive:

Rudyard Kipling’s sister ‘Trix’ and the Macdonald family, 1890-1987The archive, which derives from the Macdonald family, is described below in 45 entries, under six headings. It contains of material relating to the Kipling, Burne-Jones, Poynter and Baldwin families.A. Miscellaneous itemsB....

Literature £950.00
[Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge]

[Booklet] National Society Central-School Book. Number 3.

24pp, printed wraps, grubby and worn, ms. figures back ep., contents good. One copy with this title found on WorldCat (Free Library of Philadelphia) has different publisher details ([London] : Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington, no. 62, St. Paul's Church Yard; at the Free-School, Gower's Walk,...

£50.00
[The Belgian resistance movement, Maquis; Froidmont, Tournai, Belgium; World War Two]

[Belgian resistance documents.] Typed document titled 'ARMEE SECRETE | C?G?48 bis | Historique de la Section 802 depuis ses debuts'. With typewritten list regarding feeding and lodging of 'refractaires' and manuscript table of agents headed 'Combat'.

A scarce survival, providing a mass of valuable information, written during wartime, with nothing else about this section of the Belgian resistance having been discovered. All three documents in fair condition, on aged and lightly-worn paper. ONE: 'Historique de la Section 802 depuis ses debuts...

£550.00
[Thomas De Quincey; William Walker, printer, Otley, Yorkshire]

[Printed work of sensational popular fiction.] The Mysterious Avenger; or, The Trials of Love. [Followed by a reprinting of De Quincey's translation of 'Der Freischütz', under the title 'William, the Fatal Marksman; or, The Seven Charmed Bullets'.]

256pp., 12mo. With frontispiece engraving and vignette on title. In original brown cloth binding, with blind-stamped decorative pattern on the boards, and title and design on the spine. Ownership inscription of 'Arthur Baxter | Runcorn | 1861' on piece of paper laid down on front pastedown. A...

£250.00
[Tomas G. Masaryk; Jan Masaryk; Sir Ronald Macleay]

Album leaves:Sir Ronald Macleay and the British Legation in Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1927-1929

Sir (James William) Ronald Macleay (1870-1943) was educated at Charterhouse and Balliol College, Oxford. He entered the diplomatic service in 1895. According to his obituary in The Times, 8 March 1943, Macleay 'achieved much' in 'an unostentatious way', during a diplomatic career spanning four...

£650.00