[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leave London, title-page stamped "War Office Library", which is over-stamped "Ministry of Defence | Library Services | Withdrawn".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.
[The Society surnamed Israelites, Gravesend; British Israelism; Anglo-Israelism; John Wroe (1782-1863)]
Gravesend: Printed for the Society surnamed Israelites. 1858. [William Deane, Printer, Stone Street, Gravesend.]
8vo, 52 + ii pp. In original blue printed wraps. Text clear and complete. Worn and aged, with recent cloth spine. Scarce: no copy of this edition on COPAC, and only three other copies of nineteenth-century editions, those of 1854, 1855 and 1879, the unique copies of all three being at the British Library. By the 1879 edition the organisation was renamed the Society of Christian Israelites, and based at Ashton-under-Lyme.
John Giddings, Paymaster, H.M. 32nd (Cornwall) Regiment of Foot. [Siege of Lucknow, 1857; Indian Mutiny; Indian Rebellion]
Cawnpore, 29th January, 1858.' Printed at the Thomason College Press, Roorkee, India.
4to, 6 pp. Unbound. Text clear and complete. On aged paper, with slight wear to extremities. The full drop-head title reads: 'H. M. 32nd Regiment. Return of Casualties of the above Corps from 30th June to 22nd November, 1857, being the day on which the Garrison of Lucknow was released by the Head Quarters Army under the immediate Command of His Excellency the Commander-in-Chief. | Cawnpore, 29th January, 1858.' Signed in type at end: 'John Giddings, Paymaster, H.M's, 32nd Foot.' Comprising lists, in several columns, giving ranks and names of officers and men, dates and causes of death.
William Henry Somerton of Queen-Street, St Michaels
'Entered at Stationers' Hall', [Bristol, 1821].
Broadside, trimmed to just outside decorative border for poem, with radiant crown at top, tipped on to detached album leaf, faint marking and creasing, mainly good condition, commencing, Who, that has lived beneath the Brunswick sway .... No copy listed on COPAC which lists a work by Somerton on the Bristol Riots and a work printed by him (as presumably was this broadside).
Title continues: "Written on Papyrus preserved in the Library of the Armenian Monastery St. Lazaro." Pamphlet, green paper wraps, corners v. sl. turned but very good otherwise. Pp.36, sm. 8vo. Ordination of Buddhist priest, etc. COPAC records only one copy, at Birmingham, but dated 1875. No copy in BL.