SADLEIR

Printed pamphlet issued at the opening of the new premises of Elkin Mathews Ltd., 33 Conduit Street, containing testimonials by Walter de la Mare, John Drinkwater; John Galsworthy; A. Edward Newton; Michael Sadleir; Iolo A. Williams; and T. J. Wise.

Author: 
Elkin Mathews Ltd, London booksellers [ A. W. Evans; R. E. Gathorne-Hardy; H. V. Marrot; Greville Worthington; Walter de la Mare; A. Edward Newton; Michael Sadleir; Iolo A. Williams; T. J. Wise ]
Publication details: 
Elkin Mathews Ltd., 33 Conduit Street, London, W.1. [ 1928. ]
£100.00

10 + [1]pp., 8vo. Unbound stitched pamphlet, no wraps called for. On aged and discoloured paper. Begins: '33 Conduit Street, | London, W.1. | ELKIN MATHEWS LTD wish to acquaint their customers and other book-collectors with the improved services which their removal to larger premises now enables them to offer.

[Printed 'University of London Institute of Education' pamphlet.] John Adams. A Lecture in his Memory. Being the Second John Adams Lecture given in the Institute.

Author: 
Sir Michael Sadler, K.C.S.I., C.B., Litt.D., LL.D., Master of University College, Oxford [University of London Institute of Education; John Adams Lecture]
Publication details: 
[University of London Institute of Education.] Published for the Institute of Education by Oxford University Press. London: Humphrey Milford. 1935.
£80.00

18 + [1]pp., 4to. In grey printed wraps. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper, in worn wraps. Stamps, shelfmarks and label of the Ministry of Education Reference Library, London. Seven copies on COPAC.

[Printed prospectus.] The University of Leeds. Training of Women Teachers for Secondary Schools.

Author: 
[The University of Leeds, England; women's education; teaching]
Publication details: 
The University of Leeds, England. Undated [circa 1918?].
£50.00

4pp., 8vo. In grey-green printed wraps. In good condition, on aged paper, with rusted staples. Shelfmark, stamp and label of the Board of Education Reference Library. The pamphlet can be roughly dated from the fact that Michael E. Sadler is named as Vice-Chancellor, a post he occupied between 1911 and 1923. No copy on COPAC.

[Bibliographical Society offprint, inscribed by the author Michael Sadleir to Richard Bentley.] Anthony Trollope and his Publishers.

Author: 
Michael Sadleir [The Bibliographical Society; Anthony Trollope]
Publication details: 
London: Reprinted by the Oxford University Press from the Society's Transactions (The Library). 1924.
£150.00

[1] + 28pp., 4to. New title-leaf and text pp.215-242. In printed brown paper wraps, inscribed at head of front cover 'to Mr Richard Bentley | from Michael Sadleir | Dec 1924'. In good condition, lightly aged and worn. The paper was read before the Bibliographical Society on 17 November 1924. NOte: Sadleir describes the wonderful moment when he first saw the Bentley file copy collection in "Nineteenth-Century Fiction". He inevitably became very friendly. Richard Bentley was the grandson of the founder of the firm, selling up to MACMILLAN'S IN 1898.

[Book; Limited Edition; Senhouse copy; HEAVILY ANNOTATED LIST] Bentley's Standard Novel Series

Author: 
Michael Sadleir
Michael Sadleir and Richard Bentley
Publication details: 
"Printed in Edinburgh, Scotland, for the Colophon, April 1932"
£500.00
Michael Sadleir and Richard Bentley

Cloth-backed boards, [16]pp. + frontis., 4to, edges and corners rubbed, sl hinge strain, Title on upper cover, frontis (illustration of Bentley bindings), pages within red borders. This is an offprint (no. 44 of 50 copies only) of Sadleir's essay in "The Colophon" in 1932, which later appeared in a slightly revised form in "Nineteenth-Century Fiction", vol.II, revisions of "style rather than content". This copy was apparently acquired by Roger Senhouse, co-owner of Secker & Warburg, in 1936 (according to a note by Alex Fothergill, bookseller, former owner).

Autograph Letter Signed from the novelist Michael Sadleir to the diplomat Ernest Frederick Gye, congratulating him on his posting to Tangier.

Author: 
Michael Sadleir [born Michael Sadler] (1888-1957), English novelist and director of the publishers Constable & Co. [Ernest Frederick Gye (1879-1955), diplomat, son of Ernest Gye and Dame Emma Albani]
Publication details: 
On letterhead of [the offices of the publishers Constable & Co.,] 10-12 Orange St, London. 1 March 1933.
£32.00

1p., 4to. Good, on lightly-aged paper. Addressed to 'dear Ernest'. Marked by Gye 'Ansd.' He is sending Gye 'a word of congratulations on the august appointment to Tangier'. He apologises that he cannot be 'part of the celebration on March 23'. He concludes: 'I hope you are pleased and that everything will prosper. | No answer required of course'.

Broadside handbill street-ballad entitled 'A New Song on the Glorious Victory of the Popes Brigade at Peruga' [sic, for 'Perugia']

Author: 
Joseph Sadlier [William Patrick O'Reilly, Major in the Pope's Brigade, and Assistant Commissioner of the Board of Intermediate Education in Ireland; Garibaldi; General de Lamoricière]
Publication details: 
Without date or place. [Dublin? 1860.]
£150.00

Crudely printed on one side of a piece of wove paper, roughly 27 x 8 cm. Spotted and creased, but with no loss to text. Sixty lines of verse, beginning: 'Rejoice you sons of Erin's Isle, | Attention pay now for a while, | Those lines we'll surely make you smile, | Our brave brigade isvictorious. [sic] | The enemy they did subdue, | And fought them nine one its true, | There [sic] attitude was grand to view, | At the battle of Perugia.' Recounts how, 'Commanded by O'Reilly sure', the Brigade 'did floor, 1,500 of the Sardinian corps'.

Two Autograph Letters Signed to [the Hon.] Mrs [Alicia Margaret Tyssen] Amherst.

Author: 
Augusta Noel (nee Keppel)
Publication details: 
9 May [no year] and 'Friday' [no date] [but both 1885]; on 29A Grosvenor Square letterheads.
£45.00

English author (1838-1902). The recipient was later Baroness Rockley. Both items are very good. They can be dated from the reference to the Noel's mother (nee Susan trotter, died 1885) and the mourning border. ITEM ONE (three pages, 12mo): 'I send you a very rough little story, for the Children's Hospital book. I do not know whether it will suit your purpose, but I must just let it go as it is.

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