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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
Lord Carrington [Robert Smith, 1st Baron Carrington of Bulcote Lodge, Ireland, and Upton, Nottingham] (1752-1838), Tory politician and banker [Robert Sparrow

[Lord Carrington, Tory politician who sorted out Pitt the Younger’s personal finances.] Autograph Letter Signed to Robert Sparrow regarding a parliamentary bill on the subject of waste land and enclosures.

See his entry in the Oxford DNB. 2pp, 4to. In good condition, with thin neat strip from windowpane mount adhering at edges. Folded for postage. Signed ‘Carrington’ and addressed to ‘Robert Sparrow Esq.’ He has received Sparrow’s letter, and informs him that ‘the Bill is yet [to be] brought into...

Lord Dawson of Penn [Lloyd George group visits Hitler's Germany, 1936}

[Lord Dawson of Penn; Nazi Germany; Lloyd George Visit] Three Typescripts: Visit to Labour Camp in Emsland Westphalia; Notes Sent to Lady Dawson and (same basic text) Memo. to Lady Dawson [heading in Dawson's hand, with adds/corrections by him]~[1936]~A.

James W. Lowther [ James William Lowther, 1st Viscount Ullswater (1855 – 1949), Conservative politician., sometime Speaker and Trustee British Museum.]

[James W. Lowther; British Museum; South Kensington; Natural History Museum] Substantial Autograph Letter Signed James W. Lowther to [Gaster?], about the Directorship of S.K. [?South Kensington Museums?; British Museum]~[Printed] All Souls College, Oxfor


Gene Pitney [Gene Francis Alan Pitney] (1940-2006), 'The Rockville Rocket', American singer-songwriter, international pop star big in the 60s

['The Rockville Rocket': Gene Pitney, American singer-songwriter, international pop star big in the 60s.] Signed Autograph Inscription.

See his obituary in the Guardian, 5 April 2006. On irregularly-shaped trapezoid of ruled paper, roughly 8 cm wide at top, with one vertical side also 8cm, and the other 4cm, giving it a guillotine shape. Lightly aged and ruckled. Blank on the reverse. Reads: ‘Best / always / Gene Pitney’.

Music and Theatre £0.00 Pitney
[ 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...