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[ Ardizzone, Clifford Rowe, and others ] Mimeographed pamphlet with by the Artists' International, titled '18 cartoons | Why we are marching!', produced in support of the NUWM National Hunger March against the National Insurance Bill, 1934.

Author: 
The Artists' International [The Artists' International Association (AIA); Edward Ardizzone; Pearl Binder; Misha Black; James Boswell; James Fitton; Duncan Grant; James Holland; Clifford Rowe]
Publication details: 
The Secretary [A. L. Meblin], The Artists' International, 65 Marchmont Street, WC1. [London, 1934.]
£650.00

An important piece of British social history, this is an excessively scarce item, with no record whatsoever on Copac, WorldCat or the web. It derives from the papers of the anthropologist J. H. Driberg, whose wife Pearl Binder (later Lady Elwyn Jones) was a member of the Artists' International. It is a 4to pamphlet of 35 pp., of which 21pp. are in 4to, and 14pp. in smaller formats. Each page is mimeographed on one side of a leaf.

Vagabondlif i Australien.

Author: 
Theodor Fischer
Publication details: 
Stockholm: Albert Bonniers Förlag. 1879.
£180.00

Small octavo. 124 pages. Four illustrations (pages, 9, 11, 76 and 100), including one of kangaroos and another of 'King Okalia with suite'. Good, in worn late 19th/early 20th century binding. Front wrap (with illustration of aborigine throwing spear) bound in. Bookplate of Gunnar von Heideken, and neat initials of 'F. V. Hen' at head of wrap. Apparently an account of a stay in the area of Adelaide. Includes glosses in Swedish of such words as boomerangs, bushrangers, waddies, piccaniny and swag. Intriguing (to non-Swedish speakers) mention of Lord Byron and Dick Turpin.

[Printed Library Catalogue; Gibraltar] Author Catalogue of the Gibraltar Garrison Library, January Ist,1919

Author: 
[Library Catalogue]
Publication details: 
Gibraltar. Garrison Library Printing Establishment, 1918.
£450.00

[vi] 288pp., 8vo, green printed boards, edges sl. rubbed, covers sl. grubby, small discreet shelfmark on front cover, insert on verso of front board with a notice abpout lending to War Office people and that they are not to leave London, title-page stamped "War Office Library", which is over-stamped "Ministry of Defence | Library Services | Withdrawn". No copy listed on COPAC or WorldCat.

[Catalogue by London bookseller Wilfred M. Voynich.] No. 31. An Illustrated Catalogue of Remarkable Incunabula, many with Woodcuts, and a Specimen of an Unknown Xylographical Press, offered by Wilfred M. Voynich.

Author: 
Wilfred M. Voynich, Polish-born London antiquarian bookseller
Publication details: 
Wilfred M. Voynich. London: 68 & 70 Shaftesbury Avenue, W.
£120.00

[2] + 178 + [1]pp., 8vo, with 43 plates on art paper (some fold-out) at the end of the volume. In brown printed wraps. In fair condition, on aged and worn paper. An impressive collection, very well catalogued. The final item, 166 (pp.172-174), is on a subject close to Voynich's heart: 'Xylographic Press in Poland'. Loosely inserted are an unused letterhead for Voynich's premises at 175 Piccadilly, and a business postcard from Myers & Co of 80 New Bond Street, carrying a manuscript note. Six copies of the catalogue on COPAC, but none listed at the British Library, and now scarce.

[Printed bookseller's catalogue with juvenile items and items relating to the Cato Street Conspiracy.] A Catalogue of Books & Fancy Articles, Publishd and Sold by R. Miller, 24, Old Fish Street, Doctors' Commons.

Author: 
R. Miller [Robert Miller], bookseller, 24 Old Fish Street, Doctors' Commons, London [children's books; juvenile; toys; the Cato Street Conspiracy, 1820]
Publication details: 
R. Miller, 24 Old Fish Street, Doctors' Commons, London. [Circa 1820.]
£120.00

11pp., 32mo. Stitched and unbound. In fair condition, on aged paper. The books include 'The Cabinet History of England', 'Miller's County Atlas of England & Wales' and 'The Princess Charlotte's Hymn Book'. There are also 'Thirteen Toy Books', 'Threepenny Toy Books', 'Conversation Cards', 'Children's Picture Cards', 'Portraits of the Royal Family', 'The Spelling Alphabet' and 'Engraved Music Cards'.

[Auction catalogue.] Library of Books which Jolly & Son, Ltd., Incorporated Auctioneers will sell by Auction on Friday, 5th May, 1939, commencing at two o'clock. [By direction of Mrs. Haynes-Smith, of Turleigh Mill House, Nr. Bath, and other Owners.]

Author: 
Jolly & Son, Ltd., Incorporated Auctioneers, The Auction Rooms, Charlotte Street, Bath
Publication details: 
Jolly & Son, Ltd., The Auction Rooms, Charlotte Street, Bath. [Harding & Curtis, Ltd., Bath.] 1939.
£120.00

7pp., 8vo. Stapled. In poor condition, on aged and worn paper. The prices, and in most cases the names of the purchasers, are untidily given in pencil, the buyers seeming to be mainly members of the West Country trade, and including George [of Bristol], Grey, Lowe, Colbeck, Cox Towes, Brown, Williams. A collection strongly biased towards the English novel, with Henry James particularly well represented. A small collection of 'Dutch Books' features at the end of the sale. A scarce item, with no copy traced either on COPAC or on WorldCat.

[Printed pamphlet.] Rules of the Compatriots' Club.

Author: 
The Compatriots' Club, London, unofficial grouping of Conservative politicians 'to advance the ideal of a United British Empire', 1904-1914
Publication details: 
[London. Circa 1904.]
£280.00

4pp., 4to. Bifolium. On aged and worn paper, with slight damage caused by removal from an album. The first leaf of the document carries fifteen numbered rules; and the second leaf carries a 'List of Members', with Joseph Chamberlain as President; Viscount Milner as Chairman of Executive Committee, and Honorary Treasurer Viscount Ridley, and including the Duke of Bedford, Bonar Law, and the publisher John Murray. At the foot of the final page is a list of 'Foundation Members' of the 'South African Branch Compatriots' Club'.

[The New Tory Club, Oxford.] Three printed items: list of officers and members on poster; seating plan for dinner of 'The United Club and the New Tory Club', and menu. With TLS from John Boraston of Liberal Unionist Council to E. W. Benison.

Author: 
Sidney Herbert, Balliol College, President, The New Tory Club, Oxford [Captain Sir Sidney Herbert (1890-1939), Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, 1923-24 and 1924-27]
Publication details: 
The list of officers and members, Hilary Term, 1911. The seating plan, 10 May 1912. The menu, 24 November 1911. Boraston's letter on letterhead of Liberal Unionist Council, London. 10 May 1910.
£220.00

The list of officers and members is printed on one side of a piece of 49 x 31 cm paper. In fair condition, on aged and worn paper, with slight damage caused by removal from an album. The Club's President is named as Herbert, the Treasurer as Viscount Wolmer MP of University College, and the Secretary as E. W. Benison of Magdalen. Five committee members are named, followed by the members in alphabetical order in two columns, from 'Amery, L. S., All Souls College' to 'Yerburgh, R. D. T., University College'.

[Printed HMSO pamphlet.] Barometer Card and Storm-Warning Signals.

Author: 
Her Majesty's Stationery Office [HMSO; Victorian meteorology]
Publication details: 
London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode, Printers to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty. For Her Majesty's Stationery Office. And sold by J. D. Potter, 31, Poultry, and 11, King Street, Tower Hill. 1861.
£135.00

5pp., 8vo. On two bifoliums, with four of the eight sides blank, with the reason for the arrangement stated at the head of the title: 'N.B. - The four pages following this Title may be separated, and pasted on a board.' In fair condition, on aged paper, with remains of the paper on which the two bifoliums were mounted on the blank reverses of the second leaves of both. Contemporary ownership inscription at head of title of William Dole Bushell of Taff Vale Railway.

[Royal Visit to Canada, 1959.] Typed 'draft of Press Release to be issued in Ottawa with the itinerary'.

Author: 
[Royal Visit to Canda, 1959; Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip]
Publication details: 
[Ottawa, Canada.] 'Not for publication or broadcast before 3.30 G.M.T. Tuesday, January 20, 1959.'
£150.00

Press release and itinerary totalling 6pp., foolscap 8vo, and 1p., 4to. Stapled and folded into a blue cover with a duplicated map of Canada with the 'Queen's route' on the reverse.

[Printed pamphlet.] Rules of the Compatriots' Club.

Author: 
The Compatriots' Club, London, unofficial grouping of Conservative politicians 'to advance the ideal of a United British Empire', 1904-1914
Publication details: 
[London. Circa 1904.]
£280.00

4pp., 4to. Bifolium. On aged and worn paper, with slight damage caused by removal from an album. The first leaf of the document carries fifteen numbered rules; and the second leaf carries a 'List of Members', with Joseph Chamberlain as President; Viscount Milner as Chairman of Executive Committee, and Honorary Treasurer Viscount Ridley, and including the Duke of Bedford, Bonar Law, and the publisher John Murray. At the foot of the final page is a list of 'Foundation Members' of the 'South African Branch Compatriots' Club'.

[The New Tory Club, Oxford.] Three printed items: list of officers and members on poster; seating plan for dinner of 'The United Club and the New Tory Club', and menu. With TLS from John Boraston of Liberal Unionist Council to E. W. Benison.

Author: 
Sidney Herbert, Balliol College, President, The New Tory Club, Oxford [Captain Sir Sidney Herbert (1890-1939), Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, 1923-24 and 1924-27]
Publication details: 
The list of officers and members, Hilary Term, 1911. The seating plan, 10 May 1912. The menu, 24 November 1911. Boraston's letter on letterhead of Liberal Unionist Council, London. 10 May 1910.
£220.00

The list of officers and members is printed on one side of a piece of 49 x 31 cm paper. In fair condition, on aged and worn paper, with slight damage caused by removal from an album. The Club's President is named as Herbert, the Treasurer as Viscount Wolmer MP of University College, and the Secretary as E. W. Benison of Magdalen. Five committee members are named, followed by the members in alphabetical order in two columns, from 'Amery, L. S., All Souls College' to 'Yerburgh, R. D. T., University College'.

[Royal Visit to Canada, 1959.] Typed 'draft of Press Release to be issued in Ottawa with the itinerary'.

Author: 
[Royal Visit to Canda, 1959; Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip]
Publication details: 
[Ottawa, Canada.] 'Not for publication or broadcast before 3.30 G.M.T. Tuesday, January 20, 1959.'
£150.00

Press release and itinerary totalling 6pp., foolscap 8vo, and 1p., 4to. Stapled and folded into a blue cover with a duplicated map of Canada with the 'Queen's route' on the reverse.

[Pamphlet; Jewish Community] Scheme of Government Assistance in Connection with the Civil Disturbances of December, 1947.

Author: 
[K. Bechgaard, Special Magistrate, Aden]
Publication details: 
[28 May 1948]
£180.00

16pp., 8vo, unbound as issued, stapled, minor marking, mainly good+. For background, see Ari Ariel, "Jewish-Muslim Relations and Migration from Yemen to Palestine [...]", p.71. Riots succeeded the UN decision to partition Palestine - with the consequences to the Jewish community this pamphlet addresses (inc. claims for damage). No copy in BL; none recorded in COPAC/WorldCat.

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[Printed report.] City of Birmingham Education Committee. Proposed New Buildings for Technical, Commercial and Art Education. Report on Visits made by a Deputation to Continental Technical Colleges and Educational Institutions April 3rd to 17th, 1935

Author: 
P. D. Innes, Chief Education Officer, City of Birmingham Education Committee; W. Byng Kenrick, Chairman of the Education Committee
Publication details: 
Buckler & Webb Ltd., Birmingham. July 1935.
£135.00

32pp., 4to. Stitched, in grey wraps. With photographs in text and three pages of plans (including two floor plans) at rear. Stamp, shelfmarks and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, otherwise in good condition, on lightly-aged paper, in worn wraps. Scarce: no copy in the British Library, or on COPAC.

[Printed pamphlet.] City of Carlisle Education Committee. Reorganisation of Schools. Detailed Scheme.

Author: 
J. Duckworth, Organising Superintendent, City of Carlisle Education Committee
Publication details: 
29 March 1923.
£40.00

20pp., 12mo. Stapled and unbound. In fair condition, on aged paper, with shelfmark (of the Board of Education Reference Library). Scarce: no copy in the British Library or on COPAC.

[Printed pamphlet.] Church Assembly. Third Report of the Education Commission.

Author: 
G. R. Wakefield [George Rodney Eden, Bishop of Wakefield], Chairman, Church Assembly Education Commission
Publication details: 
Printed by J. B. Nichols & Sons, Parliament Mansions, Orchard Street, Vicctoria Street, Westminster, SW1. October 1926.
£40.00

10pp., 12mo. Stapled and unbound. With Stamps, shelfmarks and label of the Board of Education Reference Library. Scarce: no copy in the British Library or on COPAC.

[Printed report.] Examination and Inspection of Secondary Schools in the County of Gloucester and Dioceses of Gloucester and Bristol. 14th Annual Report 1899.

Author: 
Earl of Ducie, Chairman of the Committee [The Rev. W. J. Selby, The Vicarage, Churcham, near Gloucester, Secretary; County of Gloucester and Dioceses of Gloucester and Bristol]
Publication details: 
Gloucester: Minchin and Gibbs, Printers and Booksellers, Westgate Street. [1899.]
£50.00

10pp., 12mo. Stitched and unbound. In good condition, on aged paper. With stamp, shelfmark and label of the Board of Education Reference Library. Scarce: no copy in the British Library or on COPAC.

[Printed memorandum.] The Association of British Chambers of Commerce. Further Education. Memorandum on the Training of Artisans in Great Britain and on the Continent Prepared by Dr. W. Alfred Richardson, O.B.E.

Author: 
Dr. W. Alfred Richardson, O.B.E., Chairman of the Education Sub-Committee of the Association of British Chambers of Commerce
Publication details: 
The Women's Printing Society, Ltd., 31-35, Brick Street, Piccadilly, W1. [London.] 18 February 1938.
£50.00

7pp., 12mo. Stapled and unbound. In fair condition, on lightly-aged paper, with rusted staples, and shelfmarks, stamp and label of the Board of Education Reference Library. Scarce: no copy in the British Library or on COPAC.

[Printed report.] City & County Borough of Chester. Education Committee. Report of the Director of Education upon Higher Education within the City of Chester.

Author: 
A. E. Lovell, M.A., Director of Education and Secretary to the Committee, City & County Borough of Chester]
Publication details: 
Chester: Arthur Blayney, Printer, Bridge Street Row, Works - Watergate Street. 24 March 1904.
£80.00

46pp., 8vo, with two fold-out appendices. In good condition, on aged paper, in worn grey wraps. Stamps, shelfmarks and label of the Board of Education Reference Library. Scarce: no copy in the British Library or on WorldCat.

[Printed report.] Draft Scheme of the Local Education Authority. Under Sections 1-4 of the Education Act of 1918.

Author: 
A. E. Lovell, Education Office, Town Hall, Chester [City and County of the City of Chester]
Publication details: 
Education Office, Town Hall, Chester. January 1921.
£80.00

78pp., 8vo, with two fold-out tables at rear. In fair condtion, on aged paper, in worn wraps. With stamps, shelfmarks and label of the Board of Education Reference Library. Scarce: no copy in the British Library or on COPAC.

To Defend and Promote Religious Education. Memorials Presented by the Church Schools' Emergency League to His Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury, and the Right Honourable H. A. L. Fisher, President of the Board of Education.

Author: 
[The Church Schools' Emergency League, Manchester]
Publication details: 
The Church Schools' Emergency League [Manchester]. Emergency Leaflet, CLXII. July 1919.
£50.00

8pp., 12mo, paginated 19-26. Stapled and unbound. With stamp, shelfmark and label of the Board of Education Reference Library. Scarce: no copy in the British Library, and the only copy on COPAC at Lambeth Palace.

[Printed pamphlet.] East Midland Educational Union. Constitution and Examination Arrangements. Approved January, 1930.

Author: 
[East Midland Educational Union, 14 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham]
Publication details: 
[East Midland Education Union, 14 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham.] January 1930.
£40.00

21pp., 16mo. Stapled. In veryy good condition, on aged paper; with pencil shelfmark (of the Board of Education Reference Library) and small rust mark on cover. Scarce: no copy in the British Library or on COPAC.

[Printed pamphlet.] Association of Preparatory Schools. Rules. 1911.

Author: 
[Association of Preparatory Schools, England.]
Publication details: 
[Association of Preparatory Schools, England.] 1911.
£90.00

8pp., 12mo. Stapled and unbound. In fair condition, on aged paper, with stamps, shelfmark and label of the Board of Education Reference Library. Scarce: no copy in the British Library or on COPAC.

[Pamphlet.] University of Birmingham. Memorandum on the Organization of a Commercial Faculty by Victor V. Branford, M.A.

Author: 
Victor V. Branford, M.A. [University of Birmingham]
Publication details: 
University of Birmingham. Undated [circa 1901].
£80.00

15pp., 12mo., with additional double-page 'Programme of Degree Curriculum'. Stapled. In grey printed wraps. With stamp, shelfmarks and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, otherwise in fair condition, on lightly-aged paper, with the central 'Programme' detached. Scarce: no copy in the British Library, on COPAC or WorldCat.

[Pamphlet.] Village Board Schools: A Defence and a Plea.

Author: 
William Slater, member of Shepley School Board [Yorkshire]
Publication details: 
Reprinted from the "Huddersfield Examiner" of Saturday, May 27th, 1899.
£56.00

8pp., 12mo. Stapled. In grey printed wraps. With stamps, shelfmarks and labels of the Board of Education Reference Library, otherwise in good condition, on lightly-aged and worn paper. Scarce: no copy in the British Library, or on COPAC.

[Pamphlet.] Educational Series. The Work of the Navy League in Schools. Articles contributed by Masters of Public and Preparatory Schools to the Navy League Journal, 1902.

Author: 
Vice-Admiral Lord Charles Beresford, C.B., M.P., et al. [The Navy League]
Publication details: 
London: Published by The Navy League, 13 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London] SW. 1903.
£80.00

32pp., 12mo. Stapled. In cream printed wraps. Reprinted 13 articles by a number of authors, with a preface by Beresford. With stamps, shelfmarks and labels of the Board of Education Reference Library. Scarce: no copy in the British Library or on COPAC.

[Pamphlet.] The Next Steps in Elementary Education from the Point of View of the Children. A Paper read at the Church Congress, Nottingham, September, 1897.

Author: 
Ven. J. M. Wilson, M.A., Archdeacon of Manchester
Publication details: 
Reprinted from the official report of the Church Congress, by Hemrose and Sons, Limited, Derby and London. [1897.]
£60.00

9pp., 8vo. Unbound. With stamp, shelfmarks and labels of the Board of Education Reference Library, otherwise in good condition, on lightly-aged and worn paper. Scarce: no copy in the British Library or on COPAC.

[Pamphlet.] Avoid Narrow Specialisation: A Lecture. 27th September, 1911. (Reprinted from "The Border Standard.")

Author: 
Thomas Oliver, D.Sc., Edin.; B.Sc., Lond. [The Border Standard, Galashiels, Scotland]
Publication details: 
[The Border Standard, Galashiels, Scotland. 1911.]
£70.00

15pp., 16mo. Stapled. With stamp, shelfmark and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, otherwise in good condition, on lightly-aged paper. Scarce: no copy at the British Library, or on COPAC.

[Pamphlet.] The Dual System. Proposals for abolishing the "Dual System" in Elementary Schools by an Agreement for the Transfer on Terms of the Church of England Schools.

Author: 
The Rt. Hon. Lord Sheffield [National Education Association]
Publication details: 
National Education Association, Caxton House, Westminster [London], SW1. [Co-operative Printing Society Limited, Tudor Street, London EC. [Circa 1923]
£60.00

11 + [1]pp., 12mo. Stapled. With stamp, shelfmarks and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, otherwise in fair condition, on aged and worn paper. Scarce: no copy in the British Library, or on COPAC.

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