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[ S.W. Wayte] Samuel William Wayte (1819-1898), President of Trinity College, Oxford [ Oxford Tutors' Association; Oxford University Commission, 1850-1852 ]

[ Oxford Tutors' Association and Oxford University Commission. ] Two printed pamphlets: 'Recommendations respecting the Extension of the University of Oxford' and 'Recommendations respecting the Constitution of the University of Oxford'.

Both items in good condition, with light signs of age and wear. Both side stitched, and without wraps. ONE: 'Recommendations respecting the Extension of the University of Oxford'. 32pp., 8vo. On reverse of title: 'The following Paper was drawn up at the request of the Tutors' Association by a...

£200.00
[ Spanish Civil War; Newspaper; News Bulletin]

[Spanish Civil War; News] Spanish Information Service texts and documents. A Weekly Resume of our Daily "Servicio Espanol de Informacion".

Four pages, folio, sl. spotted, paper yellowed, fold marks, minor chipping. Headlines include: Bishop of Teruel ...; Franco Imprisons the Peasants; Eighty Basques were shot on December 14; article by Antonio Ruiz Vilaplana, "The People in Rebel Teritory"; Franco will try to avenge his defeat,...

£150.00
Aaron Marshall Elliott (1844-1910) of Johns Hopkins University, language scholar, helped found Modern Language Association; David Douglas (1823-1916), Edinburgh publisher; George Francis Scott Elliot

[[ Professor A. Marshall Elliott of Johns Hopkins University; George Francis Scott-Elliot, botanist; and David Douglas, Edinburgh publisher] Correspondence relating to Scott-Elliot's 'The Border Elliots'.

Four items, aged and somewhat creased. Scott-Elliot's book was privately printed by Douglas in 1897. Aaron Marshall Elliott was founder of the Modern Language Association and founding professor of Romance Languages at Johns Hopkins University. ONE: ALS from Aaron Marshall Hall to David Douglas,...

£450.00
Albert Cazabon (1883-1970), violinist, composer and head of the Albert Cazabon Orchestra [ Herman Finck [ born Hermann Van Der Vinck ] (1872-1939), composer and conductor ]

[ Albert Cazabon, violinist, composer and head of the Albert Cazabon Orchestra. ] Long letter of condolence to the widow of the conductor Herman Finck, containing personal reminiscences.

1p., 4to. In fair condition, aged and worn. He informs her that Finck was 'a very old friend of mine & my father's. I knew Herman when I was a boy, & had always held his loyal friendship as something to be treasured as a great privilege. When I left for Australia in 1927 a radiogram of...

£90.00
Auctioneer unknown [Lochiel House, Greenlaw]

[Lochiel House, Greenlaw; Inventory of House Contents; Manuscript] Inventory (Auction) of Furniture, PLate, Linen, &c &c

Notebook, 32pp used (plus others partially with notes), 8vo, waxed cloth, worn. It comprises list of items in the following rooms: Drawing Room (c.45 items from Piano to Telescope); Dining Room (38 items from Bed Stead to Clothes Brushes); Red (or Med?) Bedroom; Bed Room; Dressing Room;...

£320.00
John Sampson [ 'The Rai' ] (1862-1931), Irish linguist, Blake scholar, and authority on Gypsies [ Romani culture; Romany ]

[ Victorian Gypsies. ] Four Victorian photographs, including three of John Sampson of the Gypsy Lore Society and children (Gypsies?) in bohemian dress.

The Gypsy Lore Society was founded in 1888, and one of its prime movers was John Sampson, friend of Augustus John (for many years President of the Gypsy Lore Society) and the subject of the book 'The Scholar Gypsy' (1997), written by his grandson Anthony Sampson. According to a review in The...

£450.00
John Sampson [ 'The Rai' ] (1862-1931), Irish linguist, Blake scholar, and authority on Gypsies [ Romani culture; Romany ]

[ Victorian Gypsies. ] Original studio photograph of John Sampson with three teenagers (?) (Gypsies?) in Victorian dress from the papers of John Sampson of the Gypsy Lore Society.

The Gypsy Lore Society was founded in 1888, and one of its prime movers was John Sampson, friend of Augustus John (for many years President of the Gypsy Lore Society) and the subject of the book 'The Scholar Gypsy' (1997), written by his grandson Anthony Sampson. According to a review in The...

£120.00
Rev. Richard Harington D.D. (1800-1853), Principal of Brasenose College [ First Oxford University Commission, 1850-1852; Archibald Campbell Tait (1811-1882), Archbishop of Canterbury ]

[ First Oxford University Commission, 1850-1852. ] Various Autograph Drafts of the response of Rev, Dr Richard Harington, Principal of Brasenose College, to the recommendations of the Report of the Commissioners to both Houses of Parliament.

The Law Magazine, in its issue of August-November 1852, praised the report as 'most valuable' and 'meritorious', noting among the obstacles to its completion 'the resolute and dogged refusal of information on the part of many, intimately connected with the University', including Harington's...

£450.00
H. Irene Champernowne, pioneer in the field of art therapy, founder with her husband Gilbert Champernowne of the Withymead Therapeutic Centre, Oxfordshire [ Karl Gustav Jung; Toni Wolff ]

[ H. Irene Champernowne, pioneer in the field of art therapy. ] Typescript of her Jungian paper 'Woman and the Community', with a personal reminiscence of the Jung circle.

Much of Tessa Adams's paper on Toni Wolff in 'The Feminine Case: Jung, Aesthetics and Creative Process', ed. Adams and Duncan (2003), concerns the 'remarkable woman' Irene Champernowne and her relations with Wolff and Jung, with a discussion of Champernowne's Withymead Therapeutic Centre in...

£600.00
James P. Browne, M.D., editor [ Henry Fielding ]

'Miscellanies and Poems. By Henry Fielding, Esq. Edited, with Preface, by James P. Browne, M.D. [ Including the first printing of 'A true State of the Case of Bosavern Penlez'. ]

[4] + 36 + [2] + 200 pp., 8vo. In good internal condition, lightly aged and worn, in worn quarter binding of dark green leather spine and brown cloth boards. Armorial bookplate of J. C. Newman. A tastefully printed collection, with Browne stating in his twenty-two page introduction that 'this...

£120.00