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Vice-Admiral Sir Percy Scott

Autograph Note Signed to Mrs <Swanthwaite?>.

British naval officer and inventor (1853-1924; DNB). 1 page, 16mo. In good condition. Attached to larger piece of card, docketed with a brief biography. 'I shall be delighted to come tomorrow at 4. pm. | Yours sincerely | Percy Scott'.

W. R. Aykroyd (Beit Memorial Research Fellow; formerly House Surgeon at the General Hospital, St John's Newfoundland),

Beriberi and other food-deficiency diseases in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Offprint. (From the Journal of Hygiene, no.3, 29 August 1930, pp.357-86). 'Author's Presentation Copy.' For other pamphlets on beri-beri from the Library of Harriette Chick (as this) nutritionist, see above and below #s2653 ff. or request a full list.

David Seth-Smith

Autograph Letter Signed to [R. N. Freakes].

Presenter of 1930's show on BBC radio, 'The Zoo Man'. 1 page, 12mo. Folded twice. In good condition. 'All you can do for your parrot is to paint the jaws with iodine, but I am afraid the trouble may be with the kidneys & in that case you cannot do much. | Give quite simple food, nothing...

Elizabeth Work (Department of Chemical Pathology, University College Hospital Medical School, London).

Estimation of ergothioneine in urine by paper partition chromatography.

(From the Lancet, 16 April 1949, p.652, repaginated pp.1-2). For other pamphlets from the Library of Harriette Chick (as this) nutritionist, see above and below #s2653 ff. or request a full list (more than 400 offprints, many presentation).

Francisco Giron, Duke of Osuna

Autograph Letter Signed, in Spanish, to George Erving

The recipient, George William Erving (1769-1850), was U.S. Minister to Spain, 1814-19. 2 pages. 16 lines of Spanish text. In good condition despite slight discoloration. Neatly attached down one edge to blank sheet of paper. Docketed (by Erving?) 'From the Duke of Osuna (his family name...

General James Harold Doolittle

Autograph Signature.

Distinguished and much-decorated American general (1896-1993), who during World War II led a squadron of army bombers in a series of intrepid raids on the Japanese mainland. In good condition. On a piece of paper 3 inches by 5 inches.

Harry {Henry] Snell, Baron Snell

Autograph Letter Signed to A. E. Lidgett.

British Labour politician (1865-1944), leader of the Labour Party in the House of Lords, 1935-40. 1 page, 16mo. In good condition, although creased and a little worn at head. 'I am sorry that you found it difficult to reach me. I leave here fairly early on the days that the House is in session...

Ian William Beresford Nye

Typed Letter Signed to F. R. McQuown.

Entomologist (1924-), author of the monumental 'Generic names of moths of the world' (6 vols, 1975-91). The recipient is the author of several works on gardening. 1 page, 8vo. In good condition, but creased and with one closed tear and with sellotape stains at head and foot. He thanks his...

Charles Albert Fecther

Autograph Signature.

English actor and dramatist (1824-79; DNB). On slip of paper, 1½ inches by 4 inches, probably cut from letter. Discoloration to two corners caused by mounting. Paper creased and with almost imperceptible closed tear. Florid and attractive signature. Neatly docketed in pencil on reverse.

Eden Phillpots

Autograph Signature.

English novelist, poet and dramatist (1862-1960), noted for his works on Devon. On piece of paper, 3 inches by 4 1/2. In good condition, and attached to a piece of blue card docketed with list of Phillpots works. Distinctive and attractive signature, 'Eden Philpotts | Feb: 1928'.

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