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[ W.W. Skeat;60 Master and other Fellows of Christ's College, Cambridge ]

[Christ's College, Cambridge; W.W. Skeat; ; part printed/MS ] Document Signed by the Master and Fellows of Christ's College, Cambridge [Testimonial for William Henry Fraser Bateman candidate for the "sacred office" of Deacon

Standard form. One page, fol., fold marks, good condition, with College seal, statement of character of Bateman ("soberly and honestly" etc.). Signed by Master and Fellow: C.A. Swainson, J.W. Cartmell, [John Seile?] Sydney H. Vines (Whitman admirer), J.A. Sharkey, E. Seymer Thompson, E.W. Hobson...

£220.00
George Rolleston [George Rolleston MA MD FRCP FRS (1829–1881), physician and zoologist (evolutionary biologist) ]

[ Pamphlet; George Rolleston; inscribed by author to Herbert Spencer ] Address in Physiology. Delivered at the Thirty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the British Medical Association

24pp., 8vo, disbound, foxed throughout (medium), ow good. INSCRIBED by Author, "Herbert Spencer Esqre | From the Writer". He refers to one of Darwin's works in a footnote on p.18. Also printed in "The Lancet".

£100.00
[ Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding ]

[ Pamphlet; Palestine ] The Jerusalem File 1967-74

[56]pp., 8vo, inc. of wraps, comprising quotes/extracts about Jerusalem and related issues (Palestine/Israel) from many sources. From a review: "The Jerusalem File, 1967-74, for instance, is a 54-page document which contains all the appropriate United Nations resolutions on the city, and 31...

£180.00
Sir Richard Harington (1861-1931) of Ridlington, temporary Chief Justice of Gibraltar, 1892 and 1901 [ Sir Henry More Jackson, Colonial Secretary; Sir Robert Biddulph, Governor; Royal Fusiliers ]

[ Sir Richard Harington, acting Chief Justice of Gibraltar, 1892 and 1901. ] Thirteen items relating to his tenure of office, including Letters Patent signed by Sir Henry More Jackson and Sir Robert Biddulph, passes and accounts.

Thirteen items from the Harington family papers. Sir Richard Harington of Ridlington, 12th Baronet, was educated at Eton and Christ College, Cambridge. Called to the Bar in 1886, he practised as a barrister on the Oxford Circuit before taking up an appointment as a Puisne Judge in the High Court...

£580.00
Sir Richard Harington (1861-1931) of Ridlington, 12th Baronet, as acting Chief Justice of Gibraltar

[ Richard Harington, Acting Chief Justice of Gibraltar; counterfeiters ] Autograph 'Draft Judgment' in the case 'Rex v Alvarez & ano[the]r [ Galliano ]', the accused being counterfeiters of Moroccan money,

10pp., 8vo. In fair condition, lightly aged and worn, on ten leaves held together with a brass stud. With a number of deletions and emendations. The first paragraph reads: 'Rex v Alvarez | Rex v Galliano | This was an application by the Attorney General acting on the instructions of the British...

£320.00
Meteorological Office, London [ R. H. Scott, Secretary ]

[ The Meteorological Office, London. ] 57 printed Daily Weather Reports, each containing Weather Chart; Forecasts; General Situation; General Remarks on the Weather over Europe; and full-page table of columns.

The 57 items are uniform in layout, printed in lithograph on both sides of a 31 x 50 cm piece of paper, with two panels on each side, as intended to be folded into a 31 x 25 cm bifolium. The collection is in variable condition, on aged and worn paper, with all text intact. The text includes a...

£150.00
John M. Anderson, Governor, County Prison, Warwick [ Sir Richard Harington (1861-1931) of Ridlington, 12th Baronet ]

[ John M. Anderson, Governor of Warwick County Prison. ] Long Autograph Letter Signed ('Jno. M. Anderson | Esq.') to Richard Harington, regarding his 'circular as to the treatment of prisoners'.

9pp., 4to. On grey laid paper. In fair condition, lightly aged and worn, on nine leaves held together with a pin. He begins by discussing Harington's 'first motion, viz, "that all persons who are in custody for the purpose of detention merely and not in execution of a penal Sentence for an...

£400.00
Edwin Waugh (1817-1890), Lancashire poet and author [ Isle of Rum, Inner Hebrides, Scotland ]

[ Edwin Waugh, Lancashire poet and author. ] Corrected Autograph Manuscript (signed 'Edwin Waugh') of 'Song' beginning 'Come, all you lads that wander free | Among the mountains wild.' With Autograph Letter Signed to Alexander Ireland.

ONE: 'Song'. 2pp., 8vo. On two leaves. At end of second page: 'Edwin Waugh | Isle of Rum, 18th June, 1882.' Aged and worn, with slight offsetting from the letter to Ireland (Item Two below). Folded, with closed tears along crease lines. Heavily revised by Waugh throughout. The poem (which is not...

£220.00
Jacob Bronowski (1908-1974), Anglo-Polish mathematician, historian of science, author and polymath [ Eric Roll (1907-2005), Baron Roll of Ipsden, economics and banker ]

[ Jacob Bronowski, mathematician, historian of science and polymath. ] Duplicated draft typescript of his essay 'The Disestablishment of Science', with signed authorship inscription to the economist Eric Roll, asking for help.

[1] + 22pp., 8vo. On 23 leaves stapled together. In fair condition, aged and worn. The covering page, with title 'THE DISESTABLISHMENT OF SCIENCE | J. Bronowski', carries a synopsis of Bronowski's argument: 'Scientists have a duty to act as the conscience of society by always speaking the truth...

£300.00
Christ Church, Oxford University [ Gaudy ]

[ Christ Church, Oxford University. ] Seven printed menus, with floor plans, for the 'Christ Church Gaudy'.

The seven items in fair condition, on aged and worn paper. Menus, with seating plans, for the gaudys of 1906, 1914, 1920, 1921, 1925, 1927 and 1930. Six of the seven uniform in design, printed on both sides of pieces of 24 cm square paper, folded twice into a 24 x 8 cm packet. The seventh (1925...

£450.00
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