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Printed circular, signed 'Hervey', putting himself forward as Parliamentary 'Representative of our University'.

Author: 
Frederick William Hervey (1800-1864), 2nd Marquess of Bristol [Trinity College, Cambridge]
Publication details: 
23 October 1822; Trinity College, Cambridge.
£65.00

4to (22.5 x 18.5 cm), 1 p. Eighteen lines in four paragraphs. Text clear and complete, crisply printed in italic. On aged and grubby paper. Begins 'The lamented death of Mr. SMYTH having occasioned a vacancy in the Representation of our University, I am induced to offer myself as a Candidate for the honour of succeeding him in that distinguished situation.' He is 'unfettered by political engagements', and must forever feel 'affection and gratitude' for 'a Body, amongst whom I have passed some of the happiest and most profitable years of my life'. Hervey was unsuccessful.

Autograph Letter Signed to Paul Quinton of Blackwell's; with pamphlet called 'The Ostrakon; being the final revision of part of a paper read to the Virgil Society on 19th January 1952, under the title Learning's Crumbs and Unconsidered Trifles'.

Author: 
Lancelot Ambrose Scudamore Jermyn, headmaster of Malay College, Kuala Kangsar
Publication details: 
Pamphlet printed for The Virgil Society by Sydney Lee (Exeter) Ltd. [1952]
£25.00

LETTER (9 December 1954; 71 Carter Avenue, Exmouth, Devon; one page, 12mo, good in stamped, addressed envelope): Discusses accompanying eight-line errata slip correcting 'a stupid mistake' in 'The Ostrakon': 'I was so wrapped up in the related problem that I failed to see the point you were making [...] Luckily The Ostrakon has not yet been generally distributed, so the correction is in time.' Signed 'L. A. S. Jermyn'. PAMPHLET: fifteen pages, small octavo. Unbound, in original printed wraps. Good, though slightly aged and creased. Unobtrusive ink marks at foot of front wrap.

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