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Henri Haener [Hoener ], Imprimeur du Roi, Nancy, France [Printer to the King]

[Henri Hoener [Haener]; Printing History] Letter (secretarial?) Signed "H Haener" to "Née de la Rochelle, libraire" [bookseller](Wikipedia

Four pages including address panel, 4to, bifolium, edges dulled, a little foxing. He outlines what he has done (sending things?), in a one page letter, and, on the other two pages, given a detailed account of what he has done for the bookseller from December 1787 to May 1788, including "...

Book Trade History, French, Printing History £450.00 Haener printer
Sir Henry Morgan Vane (1808-1886), Secretary of the Charity Commission, Whitehall

[ Sir Henry Morgan Vane, Secretary of the Charity Commission, Whiteghall. ] Autograph Signature ('Hen. M. Vane') on manuscript Letter to Sir Richard Harington, regarding 'capitation payments' in relation to 'The School' at Whitbourne.

4pp., foolscap 8vo. On bifolium. In fair condition, lightly aged and worn. Neatly written in another hand. The text relates to 'capitation payments' in relation to 'The School' at Whitbourne, and begins: 'Sir | The trust deed which the Commissioners desire to see is not that of which an account...

'Madame St. Joachim' [ i.e. Margaret Ann Shippam (1867-1956) ] of the Convent de St. Sacrément, Oyghem [ Ooigem ]', Belgium [ alleged German war atrocities, First World War ]

[ First World War diary of an English nun in a convent in occupied Belgium ] Typescript 'Diary | Convent de St. Sacrément, Oyghem [ Ooigem ]', being the First World War diary of 'Madame St. Joachim' [ i.e. Margaret Ann Shippam ].

For more information on Shippam and her convent see 'A village and a world at war: sister Joachim (1867-1956) and World War I in Ooigem' by Dr Luc François, Journal of the West Sussex Archives Society Number 78 Autumn 2010. 133pp., 4to. On the rectos of 133 leaves, attached to one another in a...

'The members of the Managing Committee, teachers and students of the Mar Dionysius Seminary [ J. D. Rees, British Resident, Travancore and Cochin; M. Manorama Press, Kottayam; British India ]

Printed on Silk: a welcoming address, headed 'To The Honourable J. D. Rees, F.R.G.S., M.R.A.S., C.I.E., British Resident, Travancore and Cochin.' Giving details of the institution, set up 'to revive the prestige of the ancient Syrian Community'.

The item is from the papers of the recipient of the address J. D. Rees, and is probably unique. In any case, no other copy has been traced, either on OCLC WorldCat or on COPAC. Dimensions 22 x 34cm. Printed in black on one side of a piece of orange-yellow silk, hemmed top and bottom and with...

[ Concord ; Loudon; New Hampshire ]

[ Pamphlet; Loudon, N.H. ] Report of the Selectmen of the Town of Loudon for the Year Ending March 14, 1854.

16pp., 8vo, not bound as issued, stitched, some foxing, mainly good condition. Sections include "Town Accounts" (Town Credit (Cash of County, etc); Town Debtor (Expense of Highways; Pauper Expenses, etc); Standing of the Town (Available Resources, Farming Tools, Provisions, Indebtedness, Paupers...

[ Lord Henry Petty (Chancellor of the Exchequer), Viscount Althorp (later 3rd Earl Spencer), Charles Watkins Williams Wynn (Under Secretary of State Home Dept, and another ]

[ Document Signed; Inspector of Convicts ] (Exchequer) Document Signed by H. Petty, Althorp, unidentified, C W Williams Wynn approving a payment to Aaron Graham. Inspector of Convicts

One page, folio, left edge trimmed with small loss of text (first letters of 'Aaron' in name 'Aaron Graham' and three other words), some small closed tears, fold mark, good condition. "Order is taken this 5th Day of November 1806 [...] that you deliver & pay of such His Majesty's Treasure...

[ Major Sidney Willard ] C.A. Bartol

[ Pamphlet; American Civil War; Fredericksburg ] The Nation's Hour: A Tribute to Major Sidney Willard, delivered in the West Church. December 21, Forefathers' Day

Pamphlet, 58pp. 8vo, original printed wraps, with crude reinforcement of spine. wraps chipped, and partially stained, minor staining and foxing in contents. Front wrap inscribed "J. Bartlett, M.D." John Bartlett of "Quotations" fame married into the Willard clan but, although the signature...

B. N. Sarma [ Sir Bayya Narasimheswara Sarma (1867-1932) ]; A. P. Muddiman [ Sir Alexander Phillips Muddiman (1875-1928) ]; C. A. Innes [ Sir Charles Alexander Innes (1874-1959) ]

[ B. N. Sarma, A. P. Muddiman and C. A. Innes. ] Printed Indian government report, examining 'the question of the separation of judicial from executive functions'.

[1] + 45pp., foolscap 8vo. Printed on the rectos of 46 leaves, unbound and stapled together. In fair condition, lightly aged and worn, but with rusted staples causing the first and last leaf to loosen. The preliminary page carries the following statement: 'In compliance with the Order in Council...

B. S. Carey [ Sir Bertram Sausmerez Carey (1864-1919), Commissioner at Sagaing in the Burma Civil Service; the Burma Labour Corps, First World War ]

[ Sir Bertram Sausmerez Carey on the Burma Labour Corps: signed presentation copy. ] A Recruiting Speech made by the Hon'ble Mr. B. S. Carey, C.S.I., at Sagaing, on 1st November 1917.'

11pp., 8vo. Unbound as issued: on three bifoliums attached at one corner with string. In good condition, lightly aged. Inscribed by Carey above the drophead title: 'Mrs. H. Tonkinson with grateful thanks for her work in connection with the Corps | B. S. Carey'. (See p.10: 'I cannot leave the...

E. C. Mountfort, illustrator and cartoonist [ The Birmingham Pictorial and Dart; Sir Richard Harington (1861-1931) of Ridlington, 12th Baronet; the Midland Circuit; Assize Courts ]

[ E. C. Mountfort, illustrator and caricaturist. ] Offprint from 'The Birmingham Pictorial and Dart' of a page of portraits of seven legal figures from the Midland Circuit

2pp., 4to. Printed in black on the inner two pages of a bifolium. The left-hand page (i.e. verso of the first leaf) carries text, in two columns of small print, of a prospectus for a share flotation for 'Hanman's Cycle and Needle Co.', dated 16 March 1897. The facing right-hand page (i.e. the...