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[Lieutenant-General Sir William Stewart.] Autograph Letter in the third person from Major-General Stewart to his wine merchant Knobel of South Audley Street, regarding the sending of a hamper of wine and ale to Woodbridge, and an order for port.

Author: 
Lieutenant-General Sir William Stewart (1774-1827), Commanding Officer of the Rifle Corps, and Scottish Member of Parliament [Solomon Knobel, wine merchant, South Audley Street, London]
Publication details: 
3 Gloucester Street [London]. 24 July 1812.
£45.00

2pp., 12mo. Bifolium. In good condition, lightly aged and worn. Addressed on reverse of second leaf, with Stewart's seal in red wax, to 'Mr. Knobel | Wine Merchant | South Audley Street'. He asks Knobel to 'send a person & a Hamper to pack up three dozen of wine & ale left at the Major General's for the Country, as before'. He asks for the hamper to be sent, 'so packed & sealed, together with 3 dozen hamper of His, (Mr. Knobel's) best Port ready for immediate drinking by the Hoy to Woodbridge in Suffolk, as last winter'.

The book of the Proverbs of Solomon in the Dialect of Upper Egypt

Author: 
G.P.G. Sobhy, editor, Professor of Coptic & Demotic Languages Egyptian University.
Publication details: 
University of Egypt, Printi[n]g Office El Shams Gairo [sic], [1927]
£220.00

pp. 5, 259, 4 p., [2] leaves of plates : facsims. 8vo, stifish card covers, sl. grubby, spine worn, contents good. Numerous typos (e.g. Puplisned by the University of Egypt). INSCRIBED by the ditor With the respects of GPG Sobhy | Oct.20th 1928, who has added M.D. to his printed name. Three copies listed on COPAC (Glasgow, Oxford, UCL), and a number on WorldCat/OCLC (12 USA, 2 German, 2 Dutch).

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Autograph Letter Signed ('W B Sprague') from the American Congregational clergyman and author Rev. Dr W. B. Sprague [William Buell Sprague], in part a letter of introduction for Solomon Stoddard of Northampton, Massachusetts

Author: 
Rev. Dr W. B. Sprague [William Buell Sprague] (1795-1876) of Albany, New York, Yale-educated American Congregational and Presbyterian clergyman and compiler of Annals of the American Pulpit
Publication details: 
Albany [New York]. 13 April 1832.
£120.00

1p., 4to. Fair, on lightly-aged paper, laid down on the remains of a leaf of grey paper from an album. Sprague has only just received his recipient's letter, 'with its invaluable accompaniment', presuming that it was detained at New York for more than two months. He will send a proper letter in a fortnight; in the meantime he writes 'to introduce to you my worthy and much respected friend Mr Solomon Stoddard of Northampton, a direct descendant of the venerable divine whose name he bears [i.e.

Autograph Letter Signed ('S Southwick') from the printer and editor of the 'Albany Register' Solomon Southwick the younger to Erastus Corning, describing recent unsuccessful ventures, and planned educational publications.

Author: 
Solomon Southwick (1773-1839), printer and editor of the 'Albany Register' [Erastus Corning (1794-1872), Mayor of Albany, New York, and railway pioneer]
Publication details: 
Albany [New York]; 16 February 1838.
£220.00

3pp., folio. Bifolium. Fair, on aged paper with slight wear to edges.

Fragment of Autograph Letter Signed to unnamed correspondent.

Author: 
Cesar Jean Salomon Malan [ Solomon Caesar Malan ]
Publication details: 
Without date or place.
£36.00

Oriental linguist and biblical scholar (1812-94). Paper dimensions roughly sixteen centimeters by eight. Paper creased and foxed. Mounted on slightly-larger piece of brown paper. In French. Reads 'Que la paix de Dieu multipliee a toute votre famille, et que cette dispensation soit dirigee a la gloire du Nom qui est invoque sur nous!' Signed 'Cr. Malan.'

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