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

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[ Royal Society; Members' Signatures ]
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5 Dec. 1907.
£400.00
SKU: 23067

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 complete. SIGNED ON VERSO as follows: Frederick J. Jervis-Smith (physicist), A.G. Greenhill (mathematician), Wirtinger (mathematician), William Huggins (astronomer), William Crookes (chemist and physicist), Arch[ibald] Geikie (geologist), and ten others. See image.~400~AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT ROYAL SOCIETY CLUB MEMBERS SCIENCE~ ~0~OL60~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 23072~06/05/2020~False~Arthur Mee, editor of The Children's Newspaper~[ Arthur Mee ] Autograph Note Signed A M [Arthur Mee] to George.~[Printed] 'The Children's Newspaper | and Companion publications | Edited by Arthur Mee, John Carpenter House,Whitefriars, London, E.C. 4'. Date added, but obscurely (1942 clear). With list of other publications inc. the Children's Encyclopedia.~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 here. I believe it is coming fast.~50~AUTOGRPH MANUSCRIPT CHILDREN'S ENCYCLOPEDIA~ ~0~OL60~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 23071~06/05/2020~False~Francis Stopford [Mappin and Webb]~[ Francis Stopford [Mappin and Webb] ] The Romance of the Jewel~London: Printed For Private Circulation, 1920.~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 name (Correspondence Manager) on Mappin & Webb notepaper (with Royal Coat of Arms in gilt) and on their behalf, one page, cr. 8vo, to Lady Bell, Rounton Grange, Northallerton, 21 Sept. 1921, text: We are sending separately a book entitled 'The Romance of the Jewel' which we hope will interest. Its production is the result of many months labours and this beautiful book will be found most fascinating and valuable to those interested in Jewels. | We trust [...]~125~PRINTED JEWEL JEWELRY MAPPIN & WEBB~ ~0~Upper shelf 2 flat on top.~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 23068~06/05/2020~False~Robert Long [ Sir Robert Long, 1st Baronet (c. 1600–1673) of Westminster was a courtier and administrator..~[ Robert Long, auditor of the lower exchequer ] Conclusion of printed document only, holograph instruction Signed Rob Long.~No place or date surviving.~Conclusion of document, clipped, 12 x 5 cm, tipped on to larger piece of paper, foxed but clear. Text as follows: your discharge herein [printed] | Mr Squibb I pray you pay this order out[?] hearth money | RobLong [manuscript]. Lawrence Squibb was a Teller of the Receipt of the Exchequer.~45~AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT CHARLES II CLARENON~ ~0~OL60~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 23070~06/05/2020~False~Thomas H. Webb, Secretary of the Rhode Island Historical Society AND J. Pitman, R.I. Historical Society [John Pitman (1785–1864), United States District Judge ]~[ Representatives of the Rhode Island Historical Society ] Two Autograph Letters Signed in one document, from Thomas H. Webb and the Hon. John Pitman to the Hon. Judge Story [Joseph Story (1779–1845), American lawyer and Jurist.~Providence, Rhode Island, 19 Aug. 1836.~Two pages (one page for each letter), cr. 8vo, bifolium, fold marks, good condition. A. Thomas H. Webb says that the Rhode Island Historical Society is planning a series of public lectures andd asks Story if he would give the Introductory on History in general, or American History, as may be most agreeable to your self. He opines that, by his services, the interests of the Society will be materially advanced . He concludes, Should your professional duties and other avocations allow, we should esteem it a high favor to receive a Lecture from you, either during the next sitting of the Circuit Court here, or at such other time as may best suit your own convenience. B. John Pitman seconds Webb's invivtation and emphasises that the sitting of the Circuit Court would be the time they would wish to begin.