JOWETT

[ Presentation copy from 'R. B.', i.e. the publisher Richard Bentley, to his assistant-editor H. E. G. Evans. ] Lord Althorp. By Ernest Myers.

Author: 
Ernest Myers [ Richard Bentley, London publisher; his assistant-editor H. E. G. Evans ]
Publication details: 
London: Richard Bentley and Son. Publishers in Ordinary to Her Majesty the Queen. 1890. [ Printed by William Clowes and Sons, Limited, London and Beccles. ]
£80.00

v + [2] + 240pp., 8vo. In original dark-blue cloth binding, gilt. Grey on brown printed endpapers with Bentley's 'Fide et Fiducia' motif. In good condition, in like binding, with bookplate neatly removed from front pastedown. Binder's ticket of Burns & Co. at rear. At the head of the reverse of the front free endpaper Bentley has written: 'H. E. G. Evans from R. B. | 19 Octr.

[ National War Aims Committee, London. ] 25 First World War pamphlets in the 'Searchlights' series, authors including G. K. Chesterton, Woodrow Wilson, Lord Leverhulme, Earl Curzon, G. W. E. Russell, J. H. Jowett.

Author: 
[ National War Aims Committee, London ] G. K. Chesterton; Woodrow Wilson; Lord Leverhulme; Earl Curzon; G. W. E. Russell; J. H. Jowett; Ben Tillett; Victor Grayson; Herman Roesemeier; W. S. Sanders
Publication details: 
National War Aims Committee [ London ]. Numbered 2-25 and 27. Distributed by W. H. Smith and Son, London; by John Menzies and Co., Ltd., Edinburgh.
£320.00

The 25 items are uniform in layout, each consisting of 4pp. on a bifolium with leaf dimensions 22.5 x 9cm. Variously printed in brown, blue, black and green. In fair condition, on aged and worn paper. At foot of last page of each pamphlet: 'Ask for "Reality" each week.' Pamphlets 2 to 25 are: W. S. Sanders, 'Under the Kaiser's Rule'; Dr. Herman Roesemeier ('formerly Editor of the Berlin "Morning Post."'), 'A German Speaks | An Open Letter'; 'A Socialist Talks it Over'; W. A.

[ Balliol College ] Part of document signed by the Master, Bursar and Fellows of Balliol College, Oxford

Author: 
[ Balliol College ] R. Jenkyns, Master; E.C. Woollcombe, fellow; W.C. Lake, fellow; B. Jowett, fellow; & others
Publication details: 
No place given; 8 April 1851.
£125.00

Part of document (contents unknown but perhaps concerning Balliol property), 24 x 19cm, fold marks, edges sl. frayed, minor discoloration, text clear, comprisong the conclusion of s document saying "In Witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seal manual the eighth day of April in the year of our Lord, One thousand Eight hundred and Fifty One [followed by signatures in list as follows] R. Jenkyns Master | E.C. Woollcombe Fellow | W,C. Lake Fellow | B. Jowett Fellow | Henry Wale [Bursar] | James Riddell | E Palmer Fellow".

Autograph Letter Signed to unnamed male correspondent.

Author: 
Sir Courtenay Peregrine Ilbert
Publication details: 
7 November 1894; on letterhead '67, GLOUCESTER PLACE, | PORTMAN SQUARE, W.'
£36.00

Parliamentary legislative draftsman (1841-1924), Benjamin Jowett's literary executor. Three pages, 12mo. Very good, with traces of glue to blank verso of second leaf of bifoliate. Docketed in pencil. 'Miss Flora Shaw has asked me whether I could send you an early copy of the paper which I am to read at the Imperial Institute to-morrow afternoon. | The paper has not been printed, & the only spare copy which I have is the rouggh copy from which I had another typed for my own use. | I fear that this is very illegible.

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