Claude Clark, Managing Director of the Bedford brewers Newland & Nash.
[Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.] 1875 to 1898.
192pp., 8vo. In contemporary black calf binding, with brass clasp and marbled endpapers. Ownership inscription on fly leaf: 'Claude Clark | Jan. 1875'. The first entry reads: 'System of Brewing according to commenced in Brewery Tuesday Nov 2nd 1875. The charge for instruction was 50 guineas, which was repaid in profits in almost 5 weeks, it was found to act admirably and produced 4 1/2 brls per qr and 5 brls from good malt.' This is followed by a long 'Mashing example'. There follow recipes for 'Dressing', 'Stout', 'India Pale ale', 'XXX Stock ales' and 'Running XXX Ales'.?>
John B. Gough [John Bartholomew Gough (1817-1886), American temperance orator] [National Temperance League, London; F. E. Longley, 39, Warwick Lane, E.C.]
London: F. E. Longley, 39, Warwick Lane, E.C. [1878.]
63 + pp., 12mo. Disbound. In good condition, lightly aged and worn, but separated into two parts between pp.24 and 25. Steel engraved portrait of Gough on the title-page. Scarce: no copy at the British Library, and the only copies on WorldCat or COPAC at Cambridge University and Trinity College Dublin.
W. & A. Gilbey, 'Wine Growers & Distillers' [Gilbey's Gin; business ephemera; priced trade catalogue]
'Revised for 1884-5'. ['Agent Christopher L. Mead Wine & Spirit Merchant 65 Crouch Street Colchester.']
Printed on both sides of a piece of wove paper, 30.5 x 22.5. Text clear and complete, on aged paper with slight wear and a few short closed tears to extremities. The reverse consists of a list of prices for seven types of wine ('Selected from W & A Gilbey's List of 183 varieties.') and six types of spirit ('Selected from W & A Gilbey's List of 72 varieties.'). On the front, beneath the firm's heading (with tiny illustration of the 'Pantheon A.D. 1722') and Mead's details, are the five 'views', ranging in size from 4.5 x 18 cm to 4.5 x 5.6 cm.
Edward H. Cherrington, General Secretary of the World League against Alcoholism
Published by the World League Against Alcoholism, Westerville, Ohio, USA, 
"Paper read before the 16th International Congress Against Alcoholism, at Lausanne, Switzerland, August 22-27, 1921. Pamphlet, pp, 12mo, unbound as issued, very good condition. No copy found on COPAC/WorldCAT.
National Women's Total Abstinence Union | Bitterne Park Branch
[Meetings, Committee, Monthly] 27 Oct. 1933-23 Jan. 1940; [Annual Meetings recorded at back]] 1934-1939.
Title above on printed label on front cover, printed except for place Bitterne Park, a suburb of Southampton, hence Minute Book, 4to, with records (minutes) of meetings, 96pp. (monthly and committee meetings, 12pp. (annual meetings). The meetings end with prayers.
Edward Carte; Captain Edward Leigh Carte (1838-1911), RN; Sub.-Lieut. Edward Alexander Leigh Carte (1871-1916), RN
Notebook of Edward Cart's French phrases, 1828; Notebook of 'Receipts' undated [1830s to 1890s].
Both items in early nineteenth-century notebooks, each with the original marbled covers. Both in fair condition, on lightly-aged paper, in worn bindings. The volume of 'Miscellaneous Receipts' is 12mo, 129 pp. Paginated by the compilers, with a ten-page 'Index' at the rear. The first page is signed by 'Edward Carte', 'Edward Leigh Carte', 'And Edward Alexander Leigh Carte'. Almost entirely in the hands of Edward Carte and Edward Leigh Carte, with only one page, following the index, in E. A. Leigh Carte's hand.
Jan Both [Jan Dirksz Both] (c. 1614-1652), Dutch engraver and painter, brother of Andries Both (c. 1612-1642)
[Dutch, seventeenth century.]
On a piece of watermarked laid paper, roughly 26.5 x 20 cm. Dimensions of image 18 x 13.5 cm. The image and text are clear and complete. Fair, on foxed and aged paper, with fraying to margin at edges. Complete text reads 'Seecker dat is geen Roy, wat mach dat varcken drincken | Die Reuck is niet heel moy, gans velten is dat stincken.' Depicts a group of five peasants in the countryside, one sitting on a tree stump vomiting, while another puts her hand on his head, and two hold their noses. The attribution is in the entry on the copy in the Wellcome Library (no.
Sir Wilfrid Lawson of Brayton (1829-1906), British Liberal politician and temperance campaigner
14 March 1900; 135 Sloane Street, SW.
12mo, 4 pp. Text clear and complete. In fair condition, worn and a little grubby. He thanks him for having 'written so fully'. He will 'wait for a day or two ere looking far', as he is 'rather exercised in my mind on one or two parts'. 'I remember - or try to remember - this injunction - 'do nothing rashly'. He is sending 'some lines' by 'Sir John Kenaway - a sound old evangelical Tory', 'in favor of Sunday closing in Monmouthshire'.
General Annual Licensing Meeting, North Yorkshire.
Thursday afternoon (no date - watermark 1833).
Two pages, 3 x 8", sl. soiled buy mainly good condition. He encloses "the precepts [not present] which he had printed at "Pratts" [printer] and in which he made a correction. He also encloses [PRESENT] "notices to be given by the respective constables to the Innkeepers and labelled then for the different townships soo that you will only have to enclose them inside your precepts to the constables of the townships as laabelled . . . The jury lists will leave to be delivered as stated in the cards . . .