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("Mr O'Callaghan")

List of Autograph Letters selected from Mr O'Callaghan's Collection

One page, 4to, closed tears, slightly stained, text complete, a list enclosed in a gold border. Two variants, one headed, "For the Inspection of Her Majesty the Queen, His Royal Highness the Prince Consort, and the two Princesses, on the Occasion of their Visit to Leeds, Sept. 6, 1858" and with...

Book Trade History £100.00
(Charles Greville, diarist and clerk to the Privy Council)

Receipt, signed "Grimston" (later 4th Earl of Verulam)

For half year's rent of "his house in Benton Street" by Charles Greville.

History £25.00
(Cornwall Manuscript)

The Lordship of St Mawes, Cornwall

Deed, 2pp., 34" x 24", folded, 31 July 1727, release of the "Mannor or Lordship and Burrough of St Mawes", John Hawkins, Francis Scobell, and Dame Elizabeth Tredenham, widow of Sir Joseph, signatories, to John Knight (see Encyclopaedia Britannica, under "St Mawes" for detail of this transaction...

Travel and Topography £100.00
Charles Williams, C. S. Lewis [The Inklings, Oxford University; J. R. R. Tolkien]

[Charles Williams, C. S. Lewis.] Proof Copy: 'Arthurian Torso Containing the Posthumous Fragment of The Figure of Arthur by Charles William and a Commentary on the Arthurian Poems of Charles Williams by C. S. Lewis Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford'

[8] + 200pp, 8vo. In light-brown wraps with title repeated on front cover. Worn, on aged paper, with the upper back few leaves dogeared, and spotting at foot of first few leaves. The present proof must in some regard differ from the published version, whose various listings on COPAC give it...

(Sir James Scarlett, Lord Abinger, judge)

Draft Statement about Memorial to George Canning.

Additions and corrections, some staining not obscurring the text. It commences "The Noblemen and Gentlemen whose names are undersigned", going on to describe Canning's role in estblishing peace and the "dignity and safety of the Empire" and popular desire for recognition of his work and a...

History £100.00
<?> Hearn.

Autograph Note Signed to R. Sunter, Bookseller, Stonegate, York.

One page, 4to, spike-hole, fold and other marks, text cleaar and complete. "Sir,/ Some months back, you informed me that "The Monastic Ruins of Yorkshire would be shortly ready, and you engaged to send me a copy to my Town Agent, (Jas. [underlined] Gilbert, 49 Paternoster Row) as soon as the new...

Book Trade History £45.00
<?> Sulston [pp.Lady Jersey].

Autograph Note Signed to an unnamed bookseller.

See de Ricci, Quaritch, for Earl of Jersey, Francis Child, Osterley Park. One page, 8vo, spike-hole, sl. grubby, text readable and complete. "Lady Jersey wants to a person to come down & arrange the Library here - It w[oul]d be a work of 7 or 8 Days & requires an intelligent Person...

Book Trade History £85.00
[Thomas W. Streeter]

[Thomas W. Streeter; Americana; Printed Catalogue] Americana-Beginnings. A Selection from the Library of Thomas W. Streeter shown in honor of a visit of the Hroswitrha Club on May 3, 1951.

Morristown, N.J., 1952. xix,[1],97pp. plus facsimiles. Original printed wrappers. Minimal small chips and tears to edges, edges of wraps sunned (up to one inch), small stain on title. Good, with Thomas W. Streeter's calling card inserted.

Julia Neilson [Julia Emilie Neilson] (1868-1957), actress and manager with husband Fred Terry, associated with W. S. Gilbert, Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Haymarket [W. J. MacQueen-Pope, theatre historiian]

[Julia Neilson, actress and manager with her husband Fred Terry.] Autograph Letter Signed and four Typed Letters Signed to theatre historian W. J. Macqueen-Pope (?Popie?), one inviting him to a meeting, others thanking him for his attentions.

See her entry and that of her husband Fred Terry (1863-1933), brother of Dame Ellen Terry, and of the recipient of these letters W. J. Macqueen-Pope (1888-1960), the foremost British theatre historian of the twentieth century, in the Oxford DNB. The seven items (Neilson?s five letters and carbon...

R.M. Benson [Richard Meux Benson (1824 – 1915), priest in the Church of England and founder of the Society of St. John the Evangelist.]

[R.H. Benson, priest; Girls' School in India] Autograph Letter Signed R.M. Benson about his Society organising a Superior Girls School in Bombay, asking Madam his correspondent's, help in finding a suitable Headmistress.

Four pages, 12mo, bifolium, some faint staining, text clear and complete. I hope you will excuse my troubling you, but as you are often corresponding with ladies of a literary turn, it has occurred to me that you might be able to help me to find what I want. Our Society is just organising a...