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Major-General F.W. Stubbs, Compiler

[ Major-General F.W. Stubbs, Compiler; Bengal Artillery ] List of Officers who have served in the Regiment of the Bengal Artillery, with Tables of Successive Establishments [continued below]

[conclusion of title] Roll of the Victoria Cross, and Stations of Troops and Companies, From its first formation down to its absorption into the Imperial List. Pp.[1v].[72], p.[72] Addenda, hf.lea. spine and corners worn, some minor foxing and marking, mainly fair-good. Copies recorded at BL,...

£220.00
Percy Burton, Impresario, author of Adventures among Immortals as told to Lowell Thomas (London, 1938).

[ Percy Burton; theatre history; Russia and Japan ] Typescript of the chapter on the Theatre in Russia and Japan originally intended for the Book Adventures among Immortals but omitted.

Typescript entitled Chapter XIV The Theatre in Russia and Japan, paginated (227)-(247) (as for a chapter in the Book), AND pp. [1]-8 and ((The Theatre in Japan) [1]-12, missing one page, p.(246)/11., total number of pages 19, fair condition. Percy Burton had written at the head of page(227)/[1...

£450.00
Gale Pedrick [ Frank Gale Pedrick-Harvey (1906–1970), author, journalist, scriptwriter, and broadcaster.]

[ Gale Pedrick; ENSA ] Four substantial Typed Letters Signed Gale [Pedrick] to theatre historian, W. Macqueen Pope known as Popie, in charge of publicity for ENSA [Entertainments National Service Association]. WITH: multiple ideas (typescripts).

Music and Theatre £600.00
[ Rev. John Henry Robertson Sumner, son of J.B. Sumner, Archbishop of Canterbury, & Family; John Ruskin; Pictures ]

[ Pictures; Sumners of Kelbarrow, Grasmere ] Typescript List of Pictures in Kelbarrow, Grasmere, former home of the Family of the Rev. J.H.R. Sumner, with prices in pencil.

Nine pages, folio, fold marks, browning, sl. chipped, text complete and clear. It comprises a list of paintings, drawings, lithographs , prints in many areas and rooms of the house, from the Top of Staircase to Library to Best Bedroom to Dining Room, etc. Several items are associated with the...

£220.00
James Kenney (1780-1849), Irish dramatist [Thomas Hill (1760-1840), book-collector and bon-vivant]

[James Kenney, Irish dramatist.] Autograph Letter Signed ('Jas Kenney.') to book-collector and bon-vivant Thomas Hill, playfully explaining that he has no portrait to offer ('I am now pluming my Crest for the first Painter that comes across me').

For information on Kenney and the recipient Thomas Hill, see their entries in the Oxford DNB. 1p, 4to. Bifiolium. In good condition, lightly aged and worn. Addressed, with postmark, on reverse of second leaf, to 'Thos. Hill Esqr | Queen Hith' [i.e. Queenhithe, London]. Hill had presumably...

£220.00
James Kenney (1780-1849), Irish dramatist [Thomas Holcroft (1745-1809), author and radical]

[James Kenney, Irish dramatist.] Autograph Letter Signed ('Jas Kenney.') to 'Loo Loo' ('Mademoiselle Holcroft'), i.e. wife Louisa, discussing their home situation, education of children, theatrical affairs, personal news.

3pp, 4to. Bifolium. In fair condition, lightly aged and worn. Addressed, with Versailles postmark, on reverse of second leaf, 'A Mademoiselle Holcroft | Chateau de Pinon | près | Chavignon | Dep. de l'Aisne'. The background to the letter requires some explanation. In 1812 a prosperous Kenney had...

£350.00
[ British Members of Parliament ]

[ British Members of Parliament ] Thirteen (13) Signatures of British M.P.'s, Thomas Burt, Samuel Smith, etc (full list below)

One page, 12mo, fold mark, sl. crumpled, mainly good condition. Signatures of Liberal MPs; James Cropper, Peter McLagan, Theodore Fry, Thomas Burt, Samuel Smith, Arthur Pease, J[ames]. Bryce, John Roberts, E Stafford Howard, Thomas X. Thompson, J.F. Christian, James Stuart, Stewart Clark, S[...

£50.00
[ Royal Society; Members' Signatures ]

[ Royal Society; autographed menu ] [Menu and Wine List] Royal Society Club with which is incorporated the Philosophical Club, Autographed by 16 Members

Menu, printed, 11.5 x 16.5cm, Royal Society Club, with list of wines and other drinks (Margaux the red), headed by Royal Coat of Arms with the restaurant name Trocadero at its base. Colophon so to speak J. Lyons & Co. Ltd., Caterers. Faint foxing, some wear and tear but text clear and...

Science, Medicine and Technology, Social history £400.00 RS
Arthur Mee, editor of The Children's Newspaper

[ Arthur Mee ] Autograph Note Signed A M [Arthur Mee] to George.

One page, 8vo, good condition. Thak you dear George for the loan of this book for which I wanted a few notes for my Northants Volume. | So sorry to hear of your illness but pray it may not be serious. I am getting a deaf old crock, but I think we shall both pull through till the Better World is...

£50.00
Francis Stopford [Mappin and Webb]

[ Francis Stopford [Mappin and Webb] ] The Romance of the Jewel

4to, pp.[vi], 96, 22 plates (most coloured), tissue guards with legends, qtr calf, front cover with blue, green & gilt design incorporating a peacock, sl. grubby, aeg, corners bumped, wear on spine mainly top and bottom. First (and only) Edition. ENCLOSED: Typed Letter Signed by unreadable...

£125.00