Latest additions

Author, Title, Summary Price
W.H. Watts.

Autograph letter signed to R. Ackermann.

Journalist and miniature painter (1776-1842). One page, 4to,edges discoloured, spike-hole causing minor loss, text clear as follows: "Allow me to express my acknowledgments to you for the very handsome though unsolicited manner in which, in the last number of your Repository, you have been...

Baroness Howe

Autograph note, third person, to [Ackerman].

Two pages, 7.5 x 4.5, page trimmed without obvious loss, spike-hole, text clear. "Instead of the Repository[underlined] of Arts[underlined] for November/ which is the Magazine which the Baroness Howe has taken from its first publication/ Mr Akerman [sic] has sent her a Magazine & a Bill for...

Comte Alexis de Saint Priest.

Printed Circular Autograph Letter Signed with Subscription Form)

French writer (1805-1851). Three pages, 8vo, bifoliate, good condition. "Sir,/ I have the honor to forward you the enclosed prospectus of the "Encyclopedie du XIXe Siecle" in which the high approbation given to this work by his Holiness, and also that of the R.R. General of the Jesuits, of the...

Daniel Terry.

Autograph letter signed to J.H. Burn, Bookseller, King Street, Covent Garden, London.

One page, 4to, fold marks, text clear and complete. "Not receiving yours till the evening I had it not in time to reply by return- I fear I must have you fill up the bill for 3[inderline] months - as claims from a supposition (a most hasty and distressing one, alas) that I am, in the common...

J. Cooke.

(Printed circular) Autograph Note Signed.

(1731-1810 - Maxted). Maxted says he was an "Extensive publisher of works in weekly numbers", and refers to DNB, Plomer, Nichols, iii.719, and Timperley. One page, c.7.5 x 4", minor damage, text clear and complete, printed in italic. "Paternoster Row London/ I hereby promise if this Work shall...

John Thomas Hope.

Autograph Letter Signed to J.H. Burn, bookseller and ephemerist.

"Mr Burne/ 20 King Street/ Covent Garden".Two pages, c.10 x 7", chipped, part torn off, small hole, text clear. "Sir/ I return you the Catalogue of Periodicals filled up with all I now have in my Possession being above 600 Volumes in above 400 different Works./ I will give your young man half a...

John Britton.

Autograph Notes signed to John Russell Smith, publisher.

Antiquary, topographer and architectural writer (DNB).Two ANSs to Smith, 23 April 1849 and 21 June 1853, 12mo and 8vo. (1849) He returns "Mr. Halliwell's vol". (Smith published a good number of books by J.O. Halliwell[-Phillipps], some in 1849.) (1853) He proves that he is making progress with...

J.C.E. Bowen.

Secret. Proposed Operation against Poachers in the Kalahari (typescript).

Major J.C.E. Bowen, District Commissioner, Bechuanaland, formerly serving as an administrator in India and Iran, translator from Persian, poet. Typescript (carbon), 6 pages, folio, SIGNED by Bowen, minor defects, text complete and clear. Headings: Introduction; General Proposals; Concentration...

R.P. Gillies (Robert Pearse Gillies).

Autograph Letters (four) to booksellers.

Scottish miscellaneous writer (1788-1858)(DNB). Total eight pages, 8vo, minor defects. In his two letters addressed to J.H. Bohte Gillies discusses (Feb.1820) his account and lists 21 catalogue brief catalogue entries. Most are German publications. Six are marked with a cross (presumably the...

Sir Donald Sinden

typed letter signed to theatrical bookseller I. F. Fletcher

English thespian. Thanks Fletcher for his catalogue of autograph letters of nineteenth-century actors. 'I doubt if I will be able to get in before Christmas but hope to see you and them as soon as possible.' Signed 'Donald Sinden'. Creased and with some unobtrusive calculations on the reverse....

Syndicate content