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[ Festival of Britain, 1951. ] Printed 'Festival of Britain | May 3 - September 30, 1951 | Information Summary'.

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[ Festival of Britain, 1951 ]
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Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Messrs. Fosh & Cross Ltd., London for Festival of Britain 1951, 2 Savoy Court, W.C.2. [ Dated '3/51', i.e. March 1951. ]
£100.00

16pp., 12mo. Stapled pamphlet. In fair condition, aged and dogeared. Cover reads 'FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN | MAY 3 - SEPTEMBER 30, 1951 | INFORMATION SUMMARY'. The lettering of the words 'FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN' is in the distinctive style, and the festival's logo is on the back cover. A list of contents on the second page includes an introduction on 'The Festival Organisation', information on events around Britain, 'Travelling Exhibitions' (including the 'Festival Ship Campania'), 'The Churches' Participation', and sections on books, films and 'Admission Charges'.

[ Printed First World War pamphlet. ] British War Aims | Statement by the Prime Minister, The Right Honourable David Lloyd George, on January 5, 1918.

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'The Right Honourable David Lloyd George'
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Published by Authority of the British Government. Printed under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office by Harrison, Jehring & Co., Ltd., 11-15, Emerald Street, London, W.C.1. [ 1918 ].
£28.00

12pp., 8vo. Stapled. In fair condition, on aged and worn paper. 'This Statement was delivered to a meeting of the Representatives of Labour called to consider the question of further efforts for the prosecution of the war.

['Official Copy' of British Army publication.] Regulations for the Medical Services of the Army. 1938.

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[British Army regulations for the Medical Services]
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London: Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1943. ['Notified in Army Orders for July, 1938'.] 'Printed [...] by William Clowes & Sons, Ltd., London and Beccles.'
£180.00

xiii + 457pp., 12mo. In green printed wraps. In good condition, on lightly aged and worn paper. Divided into 14 sections (from 'Composition and General Organization of the Medical Services of the Army' to 'Regulations affecting the Royal Air Force'), with 56 appendices ('Sanitary Reports' to 'Contents of Case of Tracheotomy Instruments'). Scarce: no copy of this 1943 issue traced on either COPAC or OCLC WorldCat (and only four of the 1938 version). From a small archive of material belonging to Daphne Kayton of the Royal Army Medical Corps.

[HMSO Pamphlets; Education Scotland] A collection of eleven pamphlets partly entitled "General Report for the year [...]" (1902-1911)

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[Education (Scotland)]
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HMSO, 1903-1912.
£500.00

Eleven pamphlets, original printed blue wraps, good condition, except one with wear to spine, 19-65pp. 8vo, as follows:1. Education (Scotland). Southern Division. T.A. Stewart, General Report for the year 1902 (1903)2. Education (Scotland. Southern Division. T.A. Stewart, General Report for the year 1903 (1904)3. Education (Scotland). Northern Division. J. Boyd, General Report for the year 1903 (1904)4. Education (Scotland). Southern Division. A.E. Scougal, General Report for the year 1904 (1905)5. Education (Scotland). Northern Division. J.

[Medical Research Council and Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, London.] Run of 9 issues of the 'Annual Report', with two reports from the General Series ('Vocational Guidance' by B. Muscio; 'Three Studies in Vocational Selection').

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Industrial Fatigue Research Board ([Medical Research Council and Department of Scientific and Industrial Research; Industrial Fatigue Research Board), London] [B. Muscio]
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All eleven items published in London by His Majesty's Stationery Office. The run consisting of issues from between 1920 and 1936. Muscio's report from 1921, and the 'Three Studies' from 1922.
£450.00

The eleven items in fair condition, on lightly aged and worn paper, with rusting staples. With labels, stamps and shelfmarks of the Board of Education Reference Library. All items 8vo, and all stapled, ranging in length from 28pp to 128pp. The run consists of the first four Annual Reports (1920 to 1923), the fifth (1924) lacking, then the sixth to ninth reports (1926-1929), and the sixteenth report (1936, with the organisation renamed the Industrial Health Research Board). The full title of Muscio's publication is 'Reports of the Industrial Fatigue Research Board. No. 12.

[Printed item.] A Classification of Vocational Tests of Dexterity.

Author: 
Amalie E. Weiss Long and T. H. Pear [Medical Research Council, Industrial Health Research Board (Formerly The Industrial Fatigue Research Board)]
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Report No. 64. London: Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office. 1932.
£80.00

iii + 71pp., 8vo. Stapled. In pink printed wraps. In good condition, lightly aged and worn. Numerous sections under three main headings: Discussion of Skill; Vocational Psychology; Psychological Tests of Skill and Manual Dexterity. Five copies on COPAC, but uncommon nevertheless.

[Medical Research Council (Committee of Privy Council for Medical Resarch), London.] Run of 20 issues of the 'Report of the Medical Research Council', from 1919/20 to 1945/1948.

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[Medical Research Council (Committee of Privy Council for Medical Resarch); London]
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London: Printed by His Majesty's Stationery Office. 20 issues between 1920 to 1949.
£650.00

The collection in fair condition, on lightly aged and worn paper. With labels, stamps and shelfmarks of the Board of Education Reference Library. A broken run of twenty issues from 1919-1920 to 1930-1931 (12 issues), issue for 1931-1932 lacking, and from 1932-1933 to 1938-1939 (7 issues), and finally the issue for 1945-1948. Octavo, in uniform cream wraps, and ranging in length from 104pp. (first in series, 1919-1920) to 283pp. (last in series, 1945-1948).

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

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Her Majesty's Stationery Office [HMSO; Victorian meteorology]
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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.

[Printed pamphlets.] Board of Education. Memorandum on Class Instruction at Schools for Mothers.

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[Janet M. Campbell; L. A. Selby-Bigge; Board of Education, London]
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'This Paper may be referred to as Circular 912.' London: Printed under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, By Eyre and Spottiswoode, Limited, East Harding Street, E.C., Printers to the King's Most Excellent Majesty. 1915.
£50.00

14pp., 12mo. Stitched and unbound. In very good condition, lightly aged and worn. The 'Memorandum' is by Campbell, with a 'Prefatory Note' by Selby-Bigge, dated May 1915. Divided into two main sections: 'Class Teaching on the Consultation Day' ('Health Talks' and 'Sewing Class') and 'Classes held other than on the Consultation Day' ('Mothercraft, Hygiene, &c.', 'Sewing Class', 'Cookery', '"Advanced" Classes', 'General Arrangements' and 'Teachers'). Final section on 'The Local Education Authority'.

[Large printed HMSO double-sided propaganda poster.] ABCA Map Review. No. 7: The Period from February 1st to February 14th 1943. [With coloured map and numerous photographic illustrations.]

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[The Army Bureau of Current Affairs; ABCA; HMSO; His Majesty's Stationery Office; the Red Army]
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Compiled by the Army Bureau of Current Affairs. Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Fosh & Cross, Ltd. 1943
£180.00

Printed on both sides of a piece of paper., 75 x 102cm. In very good condition, on lightly-aged and worn paper. Designed to be placed on a barrack wall, but with no evidence of having been put up. A striking piece of graphic design, with a boldly-coloured map beneath a thick green curving masthead on the front, and another black and white map in the bottom left-hand corner. Headings to the text read: 'Churchill's Return', 'The Russian Tide', 'The Nazi Line', 'After Tunisia . .

[Printed parliamentary paper.] Correspondence respecting Monseignor Ruffo Scilla's Mission. Presented to the House of Commons by Command of Her Majesty, in pursuance of their Address dated August 11, 1890.

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[Cardinal Fulco Luigi Ruffo-Scilla; Cardinal Mariano Rampolla del Tindaro, Secretary of State of Pope Leo XIII; Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, Marquess of Salisbury; Cardinal Howard; Queen Victoria]
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London: Printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office by Harrision and Sons, St. Martin's Lane, Printers in Ordinary to Her Majesty. 1890.
£60.00

6pp., folio. Disbound. In fair condition, on aged high-acidity paper, with a few short closed tears to edges. Title leaf (with 'Price 1d.') carrying 'Table of Contents' on reverse; followed by three pages of transcripts of letters (paginated 1-3); with the reverse of the final leaf carrying the details of the pamphlet for display on its being folded into a packet. The correspondence relates to the Mission of Cardinal Rampolla, travelling from the Vatican to England to present the Pope's congratulations on the fiftieth anniversary of Queen Victoria's accession to the throne.

[Printed Parliamentary paper.] Chinese Pirates. Return of the Number of Chinese Pirate Vessels Captured, or Burnt, or otherwise Destroyed by Her Majesty's Vessels of War in the China Seas during the Command of Admiral King [...]. (Colonel Sykes.)

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John Henry Briggs, Chief Clerk; Colonel Sykes [Royal Navy action against Chinese Pirates in the South China Seas during the Taiping Rebellion]
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'Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed. | 11 May 1866.' Numbered 262.
£165.00

2pp., folio. Disbound. Fold mark. Fair, on lightly-aged and creased paper. The title, lengthwise on the reverse, ends: '[...] Admiral King; and, Copy of Report as to how the Captured Vessels and Property were disposed of, and what Amount of Prize Money was shared by the respective Captors; &c. | (Colonel Sykes.)' At the head of the return is a communication from Briggs repeating the title, dated from the Admiralty, 10 May 1866.

Autograph Letter Signed ('W Spottiswoode') from the scientist and Queen's Printer William Spottiswoode to Captain Washington [John Washington, Hydrographer to the Navy], regarding the difficulty of 'finding a Japanese scholar' and Washington's son.

Author: 
William Spottiswoode (1825-1883), mathematician, physicist, President of the Royal Society, and the Queen's Printer [Rear-Admiral John Washington (1800-1863), Hydrographer to the Navy]
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H. M. Printing Office. 21 March 1860.
£125.00

2pp., 12mo. On bifolium. Fair, on aged paper. The letter begins: 'Maitland, Secretary of the Civil Service Commission, tells me that Mr Robertson was examined only in European subjects; or, to use his own expression, "as to his capacity for learning Japanese".' Maitland cannot help them 'in finding a Japanese scholar'. As Spottiswoode is 'always so glad to find any one interested in oriental subjects', he asks for 'an opportunity of becoming acquainted' with Washington's son.

[Printed British Parliamentary paper.] Report of the British Delegates to the International Opium Conference held at the Hague, December 1911-January 1912. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty. November 1912.

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[1912 Report to the British Parliament of the British Delegates to the International Opium Confer.ence, the Hague, 1911-1912] [HMSO]
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'Miscellaneous. No. 11 (1912).' London: Printed by His Majesty's Stationery Office.
£25.00

Folio, [ii] + 39 + [i]. Stitched. Text clear and complete. Fair, on lightly-aged paper, with slight staining to fore-edge. Title-page bearing stamp and withdrawal stamp of the University of Hull.

Report from the Select Committee on Official Publications, &c. together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence, and Appendix. [with] Index and Digest of Evidence to the Report from the Select Committee on Official Publications, &c

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[Report from the House of Commons Select Committee on Official Publications, 1906.]
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Both 'Report' and 'Index': 'Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 23 July 1906.' and both 'London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, by Wyman and Sons, Limited, 109, Fetter Lane, E.C.'
£95.00

Report: 8vo, xxxii + 141 pp. In original blue printed wraps. Index: 8vo, 28 + [i] pp, unbound, continuing pagination to 169. Both items fair, on aged paper, with the 'Report' in chipped wraps. Both items carrying unobtrusive stamp of the University of Hull, the 'Report' also with the reception stamp of Alexander Pollard, 26 June 1907. Uncommon: the only copy of the 'Report' on COPAC at Southampton, and the only copy of the 'Index' at Birmingham.

Report from the Select Committee on Official Publications, &c. with the Proceedings of the Committee.

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[Report from the House of Commons Select Committee on Official Publications, 1906.]
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'Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 23 July 1906.' London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, by Wyman and Sons, Limited, 109, Fetter Lane, E.C. 1906.
£45.00

8vo, 31 + [i] pp. Unbound. Fair, on aged paper. Title page carries small stamp of the University of Hull, and ownership inscription of J. R. Warburton. The Committee was appointed 'to inquire into the Number, Bulk, Cost, and Circulation of the Documents printed by Order of this House [of Commons], or presented to it through Public Departments, and to report what Reductions, if any, can be made thereon', those documents comrpising: '(1) The Votes and Proceedings of the House of Commons. (2) Journals of the House of Commons. (3) Bills. (4) Acts of Parliament. (5) Parliamentary Debates.

Report from the Select Committee on Publications; together with the Proceedings of the Committee and Minutes of Evidence. [with] Index and Digest of Evidence to the Report from the Select Committee on Publications. Session 1907.

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[Report from the House of Commons Select Committee on Publications, 1907.]
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Both 'Report' and 'Index': 'Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 26 July 1907.' and both 'London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, by Wyman and Sons, Limited, 109, Fetter Lane, E.C.'
£95.00

Report: 8vo, xiv + 76 pp. In original blue printed wraps. Index: six pages, unbound, continuing pagination to 81. Both items fair, on aged paper with slight damp staining to extremities and both carrying unobtrusive stamp of the University of Hull. The Select Committee was 'appointed to examine the PUBLICATIONS printed by Order of this HOUSE [of Commons], or presented to it through PUBLIC DEPARTMENTS, and to call attention to any case in which unnecessary expense has been incurred'. Uncommon: the only copy of the 'Report' on COPAC at Southampton, and no copy of the 'Index'.

[Report from the Select Committee on Publications, together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence, and Appendix. [with] Index to the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Select Committee of the House of Commons on Publications.

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[Report from the House of Commons Select Committee on Publications, 1908.]
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Both 'Report' and 'Index': 'Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 10th December, 1908.' and both 'London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, By Vacher and Sons, Westminster House, Great Smith Street, S.W.'
£95.00

Report: 8vo, xvi + 115 pp. In original blue printed wraps. Index: 8vo, ten pages, unbound, continuing pagination to 126. Both items fair, on aged paper, and both carrying unobtrusive stamp of the University of Hull. Chipping and repair with archival tape to wrap of 'Report'. The Committee was 'appointed to examine the Publications printed by Order of this House [of Commons] or presented to it through Public Departments, and to call attention to any case in which unnecessary expense has been incurred'. Scarce: the only copy of the 'Report' on COPAC at Southampton, and no copy of the 'Index'.

Report of the Select Committee on Publications; together with the Proceedings of the Committee.

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[Report of the House of Commons Select Committee on Publications, 1907.]
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'Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 26 July 1907.' London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, By Wyman and Sons, Limited, 109, Fetter Lane, E.C.
£56.00

8vo, xii + [i] pp. Unbound. Fair, on aged paper, with title carrying unobtrusive stamp of the University of Hull. The Committee was 'appointed to examine the PUBLICATIONS printed by Order of this HOUSE [of Commons], or presented to it through PUBLIC DEPARTMENTS, and to call attention to any case in which unnecessary expense has been inucurred.' Scarce: the only copy on COPAC at Southampton.

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