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[Braes of Lorn, Argyllshire, Scotland; John Campbell (1762-1834), 4th Earl and 1st Marquess of Breadalbane, Scottish landowner]

[Braes of Lorn, Argyllshire.] Manuscript 'D[ra]ft. Regulations for Braes of Lorn', regarding the duties of tenants.

From the papers of John Campbell, 4th Earl and 1st Marquess of Breadalbane.

Social history £0.00
Benjamin Phelps Gibbon (1802-1851), Wesh engraver

[Benjamin Phelps Gibbon, engraver.]

1p., 12mo. Good, on lightly-aged paper. He reports that he shared the 'bounty' of the recipient's 'delicious present' with his brother, who has been 'confined to the house for a month'. He reports that 'Mr Watts and family are well', and hopes that 'Mr Stack is so'.

Art and Architecture £0.00
F. G. Barnes, Hon. Secretary, and S. E. Hull, Woodvale, Bexley, Kent [National Association of Teachers of the Deaf, Norwich Conference, 1906]

[Printed pamphlet.] 1906. Papers read at the Norwich Conference the Fifth Biennial Conference of the National Association of Teachers of the Deaf. A Supplement to "The Teacher of the Deaf."

44pp., 8vo. In brown printed wraps. In fair condition, on lightly-aged paper, in worn wraps, with ownership inscriptions and shelfmarks on the front cover. Scarce: no copies listed on COPAC or OCLC WorldCat.

Lt. Thomas Staunton St. Clair [Vincent Roth, ed.; The Daily Chronicle Ltd, Printers and Publishers, Georgetown, Demerara, British Guiana]

[Printed book.] A Soldier's Sojourn in British Guiana by Lt. Thomas Staunton St. Clair 1806-1808. Edited by Vincent Roth.

[iii] + 281 + [viii] pp., 8vo. With illustrations in text and occasional annotations by the editor. Stapled, in illustrated card wraps with illustrated endpapers. On aged paper, with front cover, endpapers and first two leaves loose. The book is, as the editor explains in his foreword ('...

[History of Baseball; in Spanish; Cuba; Esso] Anonymous

[Baseball; paper wraps] Guia de Base Ball

160pp., 12mo, pictorial paper wraps, faded, wear and tear at extremities, pages browned. It includes a history of baseball which includes an English game called "stool ball - pelota de taburete" [perhaps meaning rounders?]. Other chapter headings include "Las Ligas Mayores", Las Series Mondiales...

Abraham John Mason, wood engraver [Samuel Carter Hall, editor of the Art Union Monthly]

[Abraham John Mason, wood engraver.] Autograph Letter Signed ('A. J. Mason') to 'J. Mayer Esqre', discussing a commission for an advertisement to be placed in the Art Union Monthly, mentioning individuals (Hall, Fairholt, Clements) and processes.

4pp., 12mo. 55 lines of text, written in a neat, clear hand. On bifolium, with second leaf neatly placed in paper windowpane mount. The letter begins: 'I herewith send the electrotype of the Trowel, [not present] which is I think a beautiful specimen of the peculiar but slow process. It has all...

Art and Architecture £0.00



[ John Hutchinson; East India Company; Rajah of Travancore; Lieut. Col. James Hartley; James Hutchinson; John Forbes; Bury Hutchinson ]

[ Printed correspondence on 'East India Affairs'. ] Letters of Mr. John Hutchinson, Descriptive of the Perilous Situation of the Rajah and the Company's Settlements in the Travancore Country.'

2pp., folio. In a bifolium with title and printer's slug lengthwise on reverse of second leaf, the whole intended to be folded into a packet. First page headed: 'Travancore, 1790, 1794, & 1795. | Letters from Mr. John Hutchinson to the Rajah of Travancore, to Mr. Page, to the Chief of...

Rev. William Whewell

[ Pamphlet; William Whewell ] Newton and Flamsteed. | Remarks on an Article in Number CIX of the Quarterly Review.

Disbound, 19pp., inc. title, some faint foxing, good condition. Note on the background: But Flamsteed was furious when Sir Isaac Newton, who regularly used his data for his own studies, grew tired of Flamsteed's insistence on double-checking every detail before allowing his data to be published...

Mervyn Levy [(1914 – 1996), Welsh artist, art teacher and writer on art].

[Mervyn Levy, Welsh Artist ] Substantial Autograph Letter Signed Mervyn to Brom [John Bromfield Gay Rees, Welsh artist] about prospective Exhibitions and Client/Collectors..

Four pages, 8vo, fold marks, good condition. Text: I was delighted [underlined] at long last to receive a reply to my letter: on one occasion [phrase underlined], I carefull replied to a certain letter - whic I had filed - seven years [phrase underlined] after I had originally received it: So a...