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Rt Hon. James Abercromby [CALTHORPE STREET RIOT, COLD BATH FIELDS MEETING]

Autograph Signature to House of Commons order.

Politician (1776-1858; DNB), later Speaker of the Commons, later 1st Baron Dunfermline. The Committee investigated the riot which took place behind Cold Bath Fields Prison in London on 15 May 1833, during which three policemen were stabbed, one of them fatally. 1 page, 8vo. Not in the best of...

History £85.00
[Cambridge University, General Election, 1868; Sir Alexander James Beresford Beresford Hope (1820-1887)]

Printed Voting Paper on behalf of the parliamentary candidate Alexander Beresford Hope, in the 'Cambridge University Election, 1868'. Complete with the perforated stub.

Printed on one side of a piece of green paper, 28 x 21.5 cm, with vertical perforated line 6.5 cm in from the left-hand margin, dividing the paper into stub (28 x 6.5 cm) and paper (28 x 15 cm). Clear and complete. Fair, on lightly-aged and creased paper, with slight wear to extremities. Part of...

History £45.00
[CAMBRIDGE] [Hodson & Brown, printers (add to BBTI on James Hodson 1830 and previous Hodsons).]

Invoice, headed, part manuscript, and manuscript stamped receipt. for "Mr Cruso".

Invoice, trimmed, 7.5 x 3.5, printed heading "Messrs. Hodson & Brown, Printers of the Cambridge Chronicle." It is for "Printing 400 Catalogues of Henley's Guns, Shells &c" and advertising. Receipt is conventional size.

Printing History £45.00
[Catholic emancipation; Alnwick; Joseph Graham; Earl Grey, Howick Hall]

Handbill, produced by opponents of Catholic relief, headed 'CATHOLIC EMANCIPATION. | THE HUSBANDMAN & VIPER.'

On one side of a piece of wove paper, 27.5 x 22 cm. Good, on lightly-aged paper, with some light off-setting of the text. An attractive piece of ephemera, with the text presented in a variety of types and point sizes. Reads 'CATHOLIC | EMANCIPATION. | [short thin-thick rule] | THE | HUSBANDMAN...

History £75.00
[Charles Alfred Ashburton; Ashburton's History of England; Joseph Saunders, engraver; W. & J. Statford, Print Sellers, High Holborn, London]

Proof ('Saunders sculp.'), 'Engraved for Ashburton's History of England', of 'Henry II after having his Son crowned King serving the first dish to his Table'.

On wove paper, with watermark '179< >'. Dimensions roughly 22.5 x 39 cm. Very good on lightly aged paper. One small unobtrusive spot of foxing. The illustration is within an oval roughly 21.5 cm wide, enclosed in a decorative box of dimensions 18 x 27.5 cm. A couple of bishops with...

History £28.00
[Charles Baron Clarke] C.B. Clarke, eminent botanist but also writer on politics and economics.

On first looking over the list of books recommended to candidates for honors

"Printed for Private Distribution Only 25pp., 8vo, printed pamphlet, plain green paper wraps,closed tear not penetrating text, which attacks Carey's "Political Economy" which he was "surprised to find in the Tripos. COPAC lists only one copy (ULRLS ), WorldCat the Yale and Wisconsin copies.

£150.00
[Charles Baron Clarke] C.B. Clarke, eminent botanist but also writer on politics and economics.

The Landlord's Budget Addressed to the Right Hon. The Earl of Rosebery

Printed pamphlet, 8pp., 8vo, unbound, some candle-wax droppings, otherwise good. Clarke dissents from Rosebery's proposal "to spend one-and-a-half-million of National income in paying half agricultural rates". No copy found listed on COPAC or WorldCat.

History £56.00
[Charles Baron Clarke] C.B. Clarke, eminent botanist, former Inspector of Schools in Bengal.

Book and pamphlets by or about C.B. Clarke with autograph material, usually economic studies.

PRINTED: a. Clarke, "On Right-hand and Left-hand Contortion", [offprint], Extracted from the Linnean Society's Journal - Botany, vol.xviii, pp.468-473, wrapsb. Clarke, "Botanic Notes from Darjeeling to Tonglo and Sundukphoo", The Journal of the Linnean Society, xxi, no. 136 (April 14 1885), pp....

£250.00
[Charles Etienne Ragoulleau (b. 1774)] 'M. Ragoulleau-Bouron, Avocat, Propriétaire et Directeur de l'ancien Bureau royal de Correspondance'

Autograph Letter Signed ('Ragoulleau Bouron') to 'Monsieur Guillon, Propriétaire et Maire de Montereau'.

4to: 2 pp. 35 lines of text. Good, on aged paper. Text clear and entire. Minor damage to one corner (not affecting text) through breaking open of wafer. He has received the letter with the 'observations de milord', whose 'propositions' are not 'acceptables'. Mentions a 'Mr. Tournal'. How could...

French £35.00
[Charles Kean]

Mr. Douglas Jerrold and Mr. Charles Kean

Pamphlet, bifoliate, sm. folio, [4pp.], sl. chipped and marked, NO sign of extraction from a book. The author reminds the reader of the attacks on Charles Kean in "Punch" and "Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper" "in which "rational criticism is entirely superseded by personal hostility". He asks what gave...

Music and Theatre £135.00