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Oliver Lodge, physicist and writer [ H.W.Crosskey, geologist ]

[ Oliver Lodge; Printed ] Letter and Questionnaire from the Birmingham Philosophical Society, printed., with Lodge's responses in holograph to questions and with signature Oliver Lodge, University College Liverpool with date.

Printed Circular Letter from H.W. Crosskey on behalf of the Birmingham Philosophical Society with Questionnaire from, Translation of Scientific Memoirs' Committee, dated 8 July 1886, 2 leaves, 4to, bifolium, minor staining, good condition. The Printed Letter, p.[1], from H.W. Crosskey, explains...

£450.00
P.H. Colomb [Vice-Admiral Philip Howard Colomb, RN (1831–1899), Royal Navy officer, historian, critic, and inventor.]

[ Vice-Admiral Philip Howard Colomb; naval tactician, inventor, Arctic explorer, etc ] Two Autograph Letters Signed P H Colomb, both to an Editor, unnamed, about his article on Colomb lights for naval vessels.

Two ALSs, four pages each (an expansive hand), 12mo, bifoliums, fold marks, good condition. LETTER ONE: I have sent you by Book Post an article on Griffons loss. | To show that I do not speak at random in this article, I should tell you that I have private letters from the Commodore ([Hornby?])...

£350.00
H.W.Crosskey, geologist [ Francis Galton, 'Victorian statistician, progressive, polymath, sociologist, psychologist, anthropologist, eugenicist, inventor, meteorologist, proto-geneticist'}

[ Francis Galton; Printed ] Questionnaire with introductory Letter from H.W. Crosskey, President of the Birmingham Philosophical Society, all printed., with signature of Francis Galton and his response in manuscript. also signed and dated.

Printed Letter and Questionnaire from the Birmingham Philosophical Society, 'Translation of Scientific Memoirs' Committee, 4pp., 4to, bifolium, some sunning and marking, good condition. Printed Letter, p.[1], from H.W. Crosskey, explaining what the questionnaire is for (Action for the...

£750.00
Edward Walford [ (1823–1897), magazine editor and a compiler of educational, biographical, genealogical and touristic works]

[Edward Walford, writer etc; Buckle of 'The Times'] Autograph Note Signed E Walford to [G.E. Buckle, editor of 'The Times'] about Mill Hill and Harrow Speech Days. WITH: Buckle's Autograph Note Signed G.E.Buckle, responding.

One page, 12mo, dusted but text clear and complete. Walford asks May I represent you, as hitherto, at the Speech Day [underlined] at Harrow on the 6th of July [underlined from 'Harrow'] and also at Mill Hill School on the Prize Day, the 28th inst. [underlined from 'day'], when the prizes are to...

£56.00
Alexander Stewart Herschel, astronomer [ H.W.Crosskey, geologist ]

[A.S. Herschel; Printed ] Questionnaire from the Birmingham Philosophical Society, printed, with Herschel's detailed responses in holograph to the four questions and with signature Alexr.S. Herschel with date.

Questionnaire, detailed answers filled in by Herschel, from 'Translation of Scientific Memoirs' Committee', Birmingham Philosophical Society, 2pp, 4to, minor sunning, creases, good condition. NOT including the Printed Letter, p.[1], from H.W. Crosskey, explaining what the questionnaire is for (...

£300.00
[ Peter Fenwick, Merchant, Glasgow ]

[ Peter Fenwick, Merchant, Glasgow ] [Manuscript] Account Book for Jan-Mar. 1856 (post mortem) of Peter Fenwick, Merchant (textiles), Glasgow.

Disbound, Total [55]pp., folio, first page with closed tears and grubby, rest in good condition. Contents: P/[1]. Cash Book (mainly bank transactions; eg. January total £1590); P.[2] Petty Cash Book (Post, Carriage, Washing Shop); Pp.[3-29] Day Book (transactions, companies and individuals,...

£220.00
Francis Darwin [ H.W.Crosskey, geologist ]

[ Francis Darwin; Printed ] Questionnaire from the Birmingham Philosophical Society, printed., with Darwin's responses in holograph to two only of the four questions and with signature Francis Darwin with date.

Questionnaire, partly filled in by Darwin, from, Translation of Scientific Memoirs' Committee, 2pp, 4to, minor sunning, good condition. NOT including the Printed Letter, p.[1], from H.W. Crosskey, explaining what the questionnaire is for (Action for the Translation and Publication of Foreign...

£650.00
Thomas H. Huxley, biologist [ T.H. Huxley; H.W.Crosskey, geologist ]

[ T.H. Huxley; Printed ] Questionnaire from the Birmingham Philosophical Society, printed., with Huxley's responses to questions in manuscript and with signature Thomas H. Huxley.

In a difficult hand, with some autograph corrections.. Questionnaire from the Birmingham Philosophical Society, 'Translation of Scientific Memoirs' Committee, 2pp., 4to, detached from the printed, explanatory letter from H.W. Crosskey (not present), some sunning, chipping (loss of one letter)...

£850.00
[ William Haig Brown (1823–1907), cleric and reforming headmaster of Charterhouse School.]

[ Charterhouse; William Haig Brown; Printed ] Handbill Prologue to 'Helping Hands'. AND Programme for the performances

Handbill/Leaflet, 26 x 13cm. laid down on part of page extracted from an Album created by Major Wellesley Paget, R.H.A., sl. wrinkled, fold mark, ow good. This Prologue to the School Play of 1869, Helping Hands was later printed in William Haig Brown's Carthusian Memories and Other Verses of...

£65.00
A.H. Clough [Arthur Hugh Clough (1819 – 1861), poet, an educationalist, assistant to Florence Nightingale.]

[ Arthur Hugh Clough, Poet ] Autograph Note Signed A.H. Clough to [The Revd | the Provost (of Oriel College, Oxford?)]

Paper, 18 x 11cm, top edge rough as torn from larger page (perhaps losing an address and date?). Text: I have no intention whatever of putting in any claim. | Yours very truly | A.H. Clough. Pencil note bottom left A.H. Clough, | fellow of Oriel; on verson, in Clough's hand The Revd | the...

£280.00
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