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Henry Lee

Autograph Letter Signed to Edward Draper

Naturalist (1826-1888). 2pp., 8vo, signs of having been laid down, thanking Draper for "the Japanese book on Birds, commenting on the drawings ("wonderfully instinct with life", "suggestion of movement about their portraits of animals or human beings"). he mentions another Japanese book he has "...

Henry Mitchell

"Viscount Ferdinand de Lesseps"

American hydrographer and engineer (1830-1902). Wraps, detached and chipped, pp.370-385, contents good. Inscribed by the author to George Davidson (1825-1911) geodesist and geographer AND ANNOTATED extensively throughout by Davidson, marking passages with underlining, expressing doubts about...

Henry Rosehurst.

4 ALSs probably all to "Mr Smith" (addressed on two)

Bishop of Norwich. (1813) "The application of civil sanctions, of any kind, to religious opinion, has always appeared to me contrary to sound policy, to just reasoning, and to the revealed Word of God.". The Pope is his "Holy Brother". He says that he will vote for his correspondent's bill for...

Herbert Maxwell.

Autograph Letter Signed to Douglas Sladen

Scottish writer, sportsman and naturalist (1845-1937). 4pp., 4to. He gives detailed answers to questions about members of the Douglas family and finally refers Sladen to his book, "The Story of the Tweed".

J. Arthur Thomson

Autograph Postcards Signed (x 3)2 initialled, to C.H. Grinling, labour activist

Zoologist (1861-1933). Two of the cards say very little. The third is as follows: "'Nature' remains, more or less wisely, on an altitude. Books brought ot the altar will be reviewed. Others won't. If Prof. Carr sends a copy to 'Nature', as surely should have been done on publication, the all-...

J. Wolfe Barry,

Autograph Note Signed to (Sir Frederick) Bramwell, engineer

Engineer. One page, 8vo. He asks him to use his influence in Belfast to get a job for a former pupil of his.

J.E. Alexander

Autograph Note Signed to "Grey" of the British Museum

General and military writer (1803-1885). One page, 8vo. He encloses a memorandum (?) about "Mr Fowler's Colonial Fishes of Canada" (drawings), asking if any of his friends would like to subscribe. The memorandum is written on a conjoint page and is from R.J. Fowler. He is anxious for his...

J.R. Planche

The Pursuivant of Arms, or Heraldry founded upon facts

First edition. 8vo. Hf. lea., rebacked, bds worn, prelims. some staining, other minor foxing.

James Dewar.

Autograph Notes Signed (x 2) to Shirley Slocombe, portrait painter

Scottish natural philosopher. One page, 8vo. He finds the invitation to a lecture at the "Club" interesting but cannot manage it. He would welcome a copy of "any scientific abstract of the Lecture".

James Martineau

Autograph Note Signed to (C. Ellis)

Unitarian divine and philosopher. One page, 8vo. He alerts him that a consignment of Hymn Books had been sent to the "Maidstone Congregation", giving the binder's charge, and hoping they prove useful.

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