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Captain Piers Thursby of the 9th Lancers:

[ Indian Mutiny, unpublished letters ] The Indian Mutiny Letters of 'a Delhi spearman', 1857 to 1859: ' the pleasure it gives you in killing these brutes'

A. BACKGROUNDAt his death in 1904 Piers Thursby, Esq., of Broadwell, Gloucestershire, was a respectable member of the local gentry, the brother of a baronet, a Justice of the Peace, active with his wife in church affairs, and taking a benevolent interest in the welfare of local children and the...

History £3,500.00
Count d'Orsay [Alfred Guillaume Gabriel Grimod d'Orsay, comte d'Orsay (1801–1852), French amateur artist, dandy, and man of fashion.]

[Count d'Orsay] Autograph Note Signed d'Orsay, in French, to [Charritie?], brief, about dinner engagement with politenesses..

One page, trimmed, 11 x 12cm, glue stains on verson (blank), right edge sl. roughened. Je suis charme de diner avec vous Jeudi le 8 - Presentez mes hommages a Madame et croyez toujours a mon ancienne amitie.

£28.00
E.B. Pusey [ Edward Bouverie Pusey (1800 – 1882), Churchman, one of the Promoters of the Oxford Movement ]

[ Pusey; Oxford Movement ] Thirteen (13) Pamphlets and Leaflets by or relating to Pusey and the Oxford Movement.

All in good condition, with occasional foxing and staining.1. [To Mr. Vice-Chancellor] Two pages, bifolium (second leaf blank), cr. 8vo, petition asking for Pusey to have a hearing. Multiple Signatories include H. Cary, Newman, Mark Pattison. List of signatories concludes with date, Oxford June...

£350.00
George Frederick Samuel Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon (1827 – 1909), sometime Viceroy of India

[ Marquess of Ripon; Self Government for India ] Substantial Autograph Letter Signed Ripon to Sir Richard [Temple], administrator in British India and a politician, about the latter's article about Local Self Government for India.

Three pages, 12mo, bifolium, minor defects not affecting text, last page laid down on sl. larger card. I have read with great interest your Article in the Contemporary Review on Local Self Government in India, and I cannot help troubling you with a few lines to say how much gratified I am to...

£120.00
George Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859 – 1925).

[ George Curzon, Marquess Curzon ] Autograph Note Signed George Curzon to Temple, Sir Richard [Temple], administrator in British India and a politician, about dinner for Prince Svasti of Siam (Prince Svasti Sobhana of Siam presumaly).

One page, 12mo, sl. grubby, corner damaged with no loss of text, laid down on sl. larger card. Text: Lamington and I are giving a dinner to HRH Prince Svarti of Siam (the King's brother) on Friday at the Constitutional Club Northumberland Avenue at 8pm. Notes: Curzon was Under Secretary for...

£56.00
George Wyndham (1863 – 1913), Conservative politician, statesman, man of letters,

[ George Wyndham, M.P.; women's suffrage ] Autograph Letter Signed George Wyndham to Sir Richard [Temple], administrator in British India and a politician, concerning Women's Suffrage. WITH: related letter from Windsor Castle.

Two pages, 12mo, one edge ragged, with glue residue, with no loss of text, mainly good condition. [...] But, as far as Women's Suffrage is concerned, you may rest assured that I will do everything in my power to secure a decision of Parliament on the broad issues this Session. I am ballot-ing...

£60.00
Report to the Council of the League of Nations of the Advisory Committee on Traffic in Opium and other Dangerous Drugs, 1925. [drug addiction]

League of Nations. Advisory Committee on Traffic in Opium and other Dangerous Drugs. Report to the Council on the work of the seventh session.

Folio, 19 pp. Stapled pamphlet. Fair, on aged paper, with slight creasing and foxing at foot (not affecting text). Pp.7-19 feature four 'Annexes': 'Statement with regard to annual reports received from governments members of the League and parties to the Opium Convention of 1921', 'Import...

£65.00