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T. Hewitt Key [ Thomas Hewitt Key, FRS (1799 – 1875), classical scholar.]

[ T. Hewitt Key; classics ] Autograph Letter Signed T. Hewitt Key to unnamed correspondent asking for input concerning the pronunciation of :Latin.

Two pages. fold marks, foxing, text clear, as follows: There exists a desire in many quarters that the pronunciation of Latin in this country should be brought into harmony with that which prevails abroad, and I have reason to believe that many of our best scholars at Cambridge and Oxford and...

£120.00
Ludwig Straus (1835 – 1899), Austrian violinist

[ Ludwig Straus; violinist ] Autograph Note Signed Ludwig Straus to a Miss White, with thanks.

One page, 16mo, bifolium, fod mark, good condition. To Miss White with kind regards and mny thanks for having made me so comfortable inher well appointed house.

£25.00
Lucy H.M. Soulsby, Headmistress (Oxford DNB)

[ Lucy Soulsby; Headmistress ] Autograph Note Signed Lucy H.M. Soulsby to Mr Cochrane, about someone seeking employment

Two pages, oblong 12mo, creases, foxing but legible. My delay in writing to you has been caused by some change of place on Miss Scrivens part. Just after seeing you, I heard she had found work which suited her; - yesterday she told me that she has finally reg=fused this work & hoped to make...

£35.00
L. Tyerman, Author of The Life And Times of John Wesley.

[ L. Tyerman; John Wesley ] Autograph Letter Signed L. Tyerman to John Holland Esq Sheffield, discussing an aspect of his researches into Wesley.

Three pages, 8vo, bifolium, good condition. I am sincerely grateful for your kind communication. | I have long possessed the pamphlet you mention; I have also compared it with the authentic MS in the Museum. | The pamphlet is quite correct with the exception that it omits two or three not very...

£35.00
John Furnell [pseud. Phyllis Macqueen], playwright [Oscar Wilde]

[ Oscar Wilde; Typescript ] The Stringed Lute. A Play Based on the life of OSCAR WILDE [Playwright's own copy]. WITH Typed Letter Signed P. Macqueen discussing play with W. MacQueen-Pope, theatre historian, revealing pseudonym

[170]pp., 4to, title label, brown wraps, stabbed, sl. wrinkled edges, sl. aged, typed ownership sticker back cover, John Furnell, 'Woodend', 24 Chessel Avenue, Boscombe, Bournemouth, Hants. Final page (additional , p.[170]) includes a list of Author's suggestions for settings. With a sprinkling...

£480.00
[ Indian Mutiny; Hodson's Horse ] [ Susan A. Hodson, wife of William Stephen Raikes Hodson of Hodson's Horse, compiler ]

[ Indian Mutiny; Hodson's Horse ] Notebook-cum-Sketchbook containing MS material relating to the Indian Mutiny

Notebook-cum-Sketchbook, 4to, 19.5 x 16cm, soft leather gt, sl. worn at edges, marbled end-papers, mainly good to very good condition. Forty of the pages have drawings, letters, MSS material, a photograph, autograph signatures etc, others blank. a. Inscription as aboveb. Pencil sketch of Hodson...

£9,500.00 Hodson
[ Indian Mutiny ]

[ Indian Mutiny ] The London Gazette, Number 22172 (Papers nos 1-58 received at the East India House)

Number 22172, pp.3707-3775, UNbound, still in original gatherings A-I (total 9, each four pages, unopened), first pages sl. grubby, and others edges dusted, ow good condition. Each gathering stamped in red as NEWSPAPER. It includes comprehensive reports on fighting and situation from April 1858...

£450.00
Philip H. Wicksteed, economist [ Georgist, Unitarian theologian, classicist, medievalist, and literary critic.]

[ Philip H. Wicksteed, economist ] Autograph Note Signed, Philip H. Wicksteed to illegible correspondent arranging a visit.

One page, 12mo, faint staining, good condition. I shall be most happy to dine with you on the 30th and think it probable that I can allow myself the pleasure of spending the night at Oxford. | [...]

£35.00
John Scott Russell [ John Scott Russell (1808–1882,), Scottish civil engineer, naval architect and shipbuilder who built Great Eastern with Brunel.

[ John Scott Russell, engineer ] Full Signature J.Scott Russell clipped from (secretarial letter), with added fragment showing address and date. Letter addressed to William Bragge, eminent civil engineer.

Two actually congruent sections clipped from (secretarial) Letter Signed J. Scott Russell, 11 x 5cm (Address as above), and 11 x 6cm (sentiment with signature), considerable loss of text which appears to have been a recommendation of another engineer perhaps for employment. Surviving text (on...

£50.00
John B. Gough, American Temperance Lecturer (Orator)(1817-86).

[ John B. Gough, Temperance ] Autograph Quotation or Statement (Sentiment) Signed boldly John B. Gough.

Paper, 16 x 17.5cm, laid down on similar sized paper, good condition. He only is a true freeman who renders stedfast obedience to righteous law. If a quotation, not traced. So a statement, sentiment, or word of wisdom perhaps.

£45.00
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