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Two albums of newspaper clippings and handwritten notes recording the games of Leicester Tigers

Two albums giving full details of the above seasons for Leicester Tigers, including fixture list (with all details to "Won" or "Lost"); Try scorers (with number) and other recordsa (e.g. "Converted goals); newspaper clippings of team sheets for home fixtures (only) with newspaper pictures of the...

[ MOUNTAINEERING ] Cecil C. Baker, twin brother of Ernest Baker, presumably Ernest A. Baker, author of books on the Highlands, climbing, etc.

"Notes of a Walking Tour with my Twin Brother Ernest 27 July 1891"

Notebook, soft-covered, c.90pp., 12mo,covers almost detached, contents good. Contents as follows: Table columnised, 5pp., giving details of Dates, Proposed Itinerary, Result; List of things taken "Self" and "Ernest" from clothes to toothbrush to Baedeker to bovril malt (with comments on whether...

Travel and Topography £450.00
[ Oliver Goldsmith ]

Documents: Subject: Statue in London

A correspondence with Clement Shorter concerning the placing of a statue of Oliver Goldsmith (a replica of Foley's in Dublin) somewhere in London. Shorter had suggested this in "The Sphere", etc. The collection comprises ten letters and three related newspaper clippings, dating 7 June 1912 to 27...

Literature £150.00
[ Park Keeper in 1796 ]

Manuscript headed "June 24th 1796 Terms proposed to Henry Adams as Park Keeper at [Broadgate?]

Two pages, 4to, stained and damaged with minor loss of text, fold marks, terms as follows: wages 25 gns, not to rent land or take any other employment but Lord Stamfords, "To be allowed to keep two horses in the Stable Lawn for carrying out venison, "To have the Lodge [House] . . . , To have the...

Natural History £45.00
[ Robert Cruikshank ]

The Spirit of the public journals for the year M.DCCC.XXIII: Being an impartial selection of the most exquisite essays and jeux d'esprits ...

Illustrated by [George] Cruikshank, pp.[xviii].556, 8vo, hf.lea., apparently rebacked (inc. corners), front board detached, contemporary marbled boards and endpapers, covers bumped, contents sound and clean.

Literature £150.00


1. 1910/1911: Manuscript record of stock situation at the various branches. At the other end of this book are stock and production records within the factory.2. Early 1900's: Another manuscript record giving the names of various suppliers of shoes together with cost and selling prices.3. 1915/...

Social history £450.00
[ Thomas Bowen, Justice of the Peace ]

Manuscript document headed "Bristol Memorandum".[Americana]

Manuscript, one page, folio, chipped and other minor defects, text clear and complete. "That on the Eight day of April on ye Seenth . . . . . . Personally appeared be fore Thomas Bowen Esq one of His Majesties Justice of ye Peace for ye County of Bristol --- Benjamin Slack of Attleborough in ye...

History £250.00
['Marie Lloyd', stage name of Matilda Alice Victoria Wood (1870-1922), wife of Percy Charles Courtenay; London music hall]

Newpaper cutting entitled 'ASSAULTING AN ACTRESS.'

The cutting consists of the two outer columns of pp.11 and 12, measuring 42 x 15.5 cm, with the article on Marie Lloyd, consisting of forty-four lines of text, covering roughly 12 x 6 cm of the inner column. Good, though a little aged and frayed at extremities, with the article with one small...

Music and Theatre £18.00

Autograph letter signed to Triphook, 21 Golden Square.

One page, 4to, small tears, small piece missing, dulled, fold marks, spike hole, but text readable. "If you will go to Cockburn & Cos branch at Whitehall they will pay you £5.8- I am sorry it escaped my memory. I enclose you a list of the contents of 5 vols of Old Plays which I am offered...

Book Trade History £45.00
[?] Baker; the Bolton Guardian [Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield; William Ewart Gladstone; Victorian anti-semitism; nineteenth-century judaism]

Offprint entitled 'Two Remarkable Letters to Lord Beaconsfield on Trade and Peace.' ['Lord Beaconsfield and Trade' by 'JEW', and 'Lord Beaconsfield and Peace' by 'RABBI'.]

In three columns of small type on one side of a piece of unwatermarked wove paper, dimensions 39.5 x 29 cm. Text clear and complete, on aged and lightly creased paper. Four short closed tears at the extremities of folds. An unusual production, docketed in pencil in a contemporary hand at the...

History £150.00