BURNHAM

[ Thomas Burnham, Northampton bookseller of the Georgian period. ] Autograph Letter Signed ('Thos. Burnham'), regarding an 'ingenious Catalogue', 'Stewarts Athens' and 'Mr. Hayes's Account'.

Author: 
Thomas Burnham (fl. 1790-1819), Northampton bookseller [ Burnham & Birdsall ]
Publication details: 
Northampton. 18 January 1809.
£120.00

1p., 8vo. In fair condition, on aged paper with small spike hole at head. He thanks the unnamed recipient for his 'obliging letter' and 'ingenious Catalogue', and 'would have acknowledged the receipt sooner' had he not been waiting for 'an opportunity of conveying the same free of expence'. The recipient is 'welcome' to the copy of 'Stewarts Athens' at his 'own price' of two guineas. Burnham has 'adjusted Mr. Hayes's Account with the balance of onepound [sic] ffifteenshillings [sic]', and begs 'to thank that Gentleman for the same'.

[Printed handbill.] The Burnham Proposals, 1944. Memorandum issued by the National Union of Women Teachers for consideration by - Members of Parliament; and Members of Local Education Authorities.

Author: 
[The National Union of Women Teachers, London; The Burnham Proposals, 1944]
Publication details: 
National Union of Women Teachers, 41 Cromwell Road, S.W.7. ['Temporary War-Time Address - 13 The Uplands, Ruislip, Middlesex.'] J. W. Sparks Limited, The Printing House, Forest Gate, E.7. [1944.]
£50.00

2pp., 8vo. Handbill. In fair condition, on aged, creased and worn paper. Shelfmarks (of the Board of Education Reference Library, London). Discussing the proposals: 'Differentiation on Account of Sex', 'Differentiation on Account of the Age of Pupils', 'Differentiation on Account of Area' and 'Allowances over and above Scale Salary'. Scarce: no copy on OCLC WorldCat or on COPAC.

Printed poster, headed 'Salt-Hill Society, (Instituted 1783) For the Protection of Persons and Property from Felons & Thieves, Within the Hundreds of Burnham and Stoke, In the County of Buckingham.', giving the 'Rules and Articles of this Society'.

Author: 
Edmund J. Craske, Treasurer, Salt-Hill Society, Burnham and Stoke, Buckingham [R. Ingalton Drake, printer, Eton; provincial printing]
Publication details: 
At a General Meeting, held at the ROYAL HOTEL, Slough, on Tuesday, the 13th day of April, and (by adjournment) on Tuesday, the 20th day of April, 1897'. ['R. INGALTON DRAKE, PRINTER, ETON.']
£120.00

Printed on one side of a piece of paper roughly 680 x 430 mm. Good, on aged paper with a little spotting and one short closed tear. Text complete and entirely legible. Heading printed in a variety of types and point sizes, with the Rules and Articles, dated 'Slough, April 20th, 1897. and 'Signed on behalf of the General Body of Subscribers, EDMUND J. CRASKE.', in double-column beneath. Final list of subscribers, in four columns, beginning with 'ABORN, Edwin, Eton' and ending with 'WOLLASTON, H. U., East Burnham'.

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