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The Sex Education Society. President Norman Haire.

[Sex Education late 1930s; Pamphlet] Programme of Lectures to be held at Conway Hall

Pamphlet, not paginated [12pp. inc. printed wraps, 8vo], stapled, very good condition. It contains the Programme of Lectures (Transvestism, Sex Education, Changes in Family Life in the USSR, Fetishism, the Birth-Rate), advertisements for related literature, objectives (birth control, V.D. etc...

Worcester Quarter Sessions, 1895; Sir Richard Harington (1861-1931) of Ridlington, 12th Baronet [ John William Willis Bund; Richard Holmden Amphlett; Oxford Circuit; Victorian assizes ]

[ Worcester Quarter Sessions, 1895. ] Printed item signed and annotated by Sir Richard Harington: 'A Calendar of Prisoners, for trial at the Easter Quarter Sessions of the Peace'.

[12]pp., 4to. Aged and worn pamphlet, with rusted staples. The title-page states that the cases are heard 'Before John William Willis Bund, Esq., Chairman, and Richard Holmden Amphlett, Esq., Vice-Chairman.' The calendar consists of a table of fifteen prisioners, over four double-pages, with...

[Louis Guillard, Président; Charles Fraisse et E. Faivre, Secrétaires généraux] Académie Impériale des Sciences, Belles-Lettres et Arts de Lyon, France] [women's suffrage; nineteenth-century feminism]

[Female suffrage; printed French pamphlet, inscribed to Lord Houghton.] Question proposée par la Classe des Belles-Lettres et Arts. ['concernant la condition économique des femmes, leur éducation, leurs salaires, [...]']

2pp., 8vo. Handbill with drophead title. In fair condition, lightly-aged, unbound, with slight loss to one corner (not affecting text). Inscribed at head of first page: 'Lord Houghton | de la part d'Arlès-Dufour'. Lord Houghton is better known as Richard Monckton Milnes (1809-1885); Jean...

Alan Pryce-Jones [ Lt-Col. Alan Payan Pryce-Jones ] (1908-2000), literary critic and author, editor of The Times Literary Supplement, 1948-1959

[ Alan Pryce-Jones, editor of The Times Literary Supplement. ] Autograph Letter Signed ('Alan Pryce-Jones | as from The Times | E.C.4.') to 'Mr. Elliot' [ Hubert Elliot ], giving advice regarding his 'Heathfield MS'.

2pp., 12mo. In fair condition, lightly aged and worn. The letter begins: 'When Violet asked me first about your Heathfield MS I suggested John Murray as a suitable publisher: the young John Murray (not so young but distinct from Sir John) is an old friend of mine and a nice fellow, whose advice...

Alfred Wareing [ Alfred John Wareing ] (1876-1942), founder of the League of Audiences and repertory theatre pioneer

[ Alfred Wareing, repertory theatre pioneer. ] Autograph Letter Signed ('Alfred Wareing'), a letter of condolence to the widow of conductor Herman Finck.

1p., 4to. In fair condition, lightly aged and worn. 'Your dear husband was one of my oldest and most valued friends in my Savage Club circle; his place can never be filled as you, more than any of us, know and with deep sorrow.' Wareing joined Sir Frank Benson's company in 1900. In 1909 he...

Auguste Broussonet [Pierre Marie Auguste Broussonet (1761–1807)], French Naturalist, friend of Joseph Banks.

[ Auguste Broussonet; Joseph Banks ] Autograph Note Signed "Aug. Broussonet" to an unnamed correspondent about receipt of seeds from Charleston (America).

One page, 12mo, small corner missing with loss of short word (unknown), mainly good condition. "Je recois a l'instant quelques grains toutes fraiches de Charleston et je [m'empresse?] de vous en faire [passer?] une parties. J'ignore si vous avez recu les paquets [?] que je vous ai adresses il...

E.W.G. Masterman, M.D., F.R.C.S.

[ PALESTINE; Medicine; Pamphlet ] Hygiene and Disease in Palestine in Modern and in Biblical Times

With a Preface by Alexander Macalister and two appendices. Pp.[xviii].69], 8vo, printed stiff paper wraps, illustrated (photos), frontispiece (two shots of the Royal Victoria Hospital Damascus), very good condition. Scarce. Only recorded copy on WorldCat/COPAC at BL, but the Wellcome has one....

Francis M. Collinson [ Francis James Montgomery Collinson ] (1898-1984), musical director and musicologist [ Herman Finck [born Hermann Van Der Vinck ] (1872-1939), Anglo-Dutch composer and conductor]

[ Francis Collinson, musicologist. ] Autograph Letter Signed ('Francis M. Collinson'), a letter of condolence to the widow of composer Herman Finck, conveying the 'tributes' to his memory made at a meeting of the Musical Conductors' Association.

2pp., 4to. In fair condition, on lightly aged and worn paper. Collinson is named as Honorary Secretary of the Association on the letterhead. He begins by explaining that he has waited until after the previous day's meeting of the Association to write to her, so that he can convey 'the tributes...

George Graves [ George Windsor Graves ] (1876-1949), English comic actor [ Herman Finck [ born Hermann Van Der Vinck ] (1872-1939), Anglo-Dutch composer and conductor ]

[ George Graves, comic actor. ] Autograph Letter Signed, a warm letter of condolence to the widow of the composer Herman Finck.

2pp., 12mo. In good condition, lightly aged. The letter is addressed to 'My poor dear', and he writes 'with deepest sympathy' with 'your terrible loss of dear Herman. I little thought that my last visit would be the last.' It is 'perhaps poor consolation' to her, but Finck's passing 'hits all...

Henry Pelham (1694-1754), Whig politician, British Prime Minister, 1743-1754 [ Nathaniel Blackerby; Court of Exchequer ]

[ Henry Pelham, Prime Minister. ] Autograph Signature ('Hen: Pelham') on Exchequer documen.t

1p., 8vo. Good firm signature on heavily aged and worn document, with holing at centre (not affecting the lower part of the document, carrying the signatures of Pelham and the witness Nathaniel Blackerby). A printed document, completed in manuscript, recording the receipt by 'Henry Pelham Esq'...