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Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence [Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence, Lady Pethick-Lawrence (1867–1954), women's rights activist and suffragette.]

[ Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence; suffragette ] Substantial Autograph Letter Signed E. Pethick Lawrence to Mrs. Cobden Unwin [Jane Cobden, radical]., eventually discusses the Peace Commission presumably for war-torn Ireland, but also the World~11 Old Square, 5

AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT PRINTING HISTORY TYPOGRAPHY THE TIMES.

£450.00
William Wright [ (1830–1889), Orientalist, and Professor of Arabic in the University of Cambridge.]

[William Wright, Orientalist ] Autograph Letter Signed Wm Wright to The Reverend The President of Queens College [George Phillips]

Three pages, 12mo, bifolium, good condition. Text: I dare say you may have seen in the Times [underlined] or Standard [underlined] of yesterday a small paragraph about my self, and perhaps, doubted the truth of it. It is quite true however. The day before yesterday I had a letter from the...

£120.00
[ Montague Summers, author and clergyman; his manservant; Bodleian Library ]

[ Montague Summers; his manservant; Bodleian Library ] Part Printed Part Manuscript, mainly in the hand of Montague Summers, Recommendation for Hector Stuart-Forbes to use the Bodleian.

Leaflet, two pages, 8vo, fold marks, edges sl. chipped, text complete and clear. Printed Form headed BODLEIAN LIBRARY, mainly filled in (boldly) by Montague Summers (as required): name of Applicant (Hector Stuart-Forbes, his address, the subject of study, Summers signature (Rev.) Montague...

£850.00
Hubert Wilkins [ Sir George Hubert Wilkins (1888–1958), Australian polar explorer, ornithologist, pilot, soldier, geographer and photographer. ]

[ Hubert Wilkins, Australian Polar Explorer ] Newspaper Article by Wilkins, AND signed by him, entitled North Pole Submarine for London

Substantial Article extracted from a newspaper, 38 x 29cm, good condition, in which Wilkins discusses his project of taking a submarine (the Nautilus of course) under the Arctic. His signature Hubert Wilkins appears top left, probably in pencil.

£180.00
C.M. Grieve (Hugh MacDiarmid), Scottish Poet, journalist, essayist and political figure.

[ Hugh MacDiarmid ] Substantial part of a Typed Letter Signed C.M. Grieve (Hugh MacDiarmid) introducing his unknown correspondent to a leaflet giving information about him [PRESENT]

Paper, 20 x 11.5cm, punch-hole (one only, the other having been cut off (as stated above) - perhaps filed formerly). Text: My name may perhaps be known to you as that of a well-known Scottish poet and essayist, author of a number of books on Scottish literary, historical, sociological, economic...

£180.00
J.S. Henslow [ John Stevens Henslow (1796–1861), priest, botanist and geologist, mentor to Charles Darwin.]

[ John Stevens Henslow, mentor to Darwin ] Autograph Note Signed J.S. Henslow to Mrs Phillips of Queen's Lodge, Cambridge, about his lecture at Buckingham Palace.

One Page, obl. 8vo, closed tear and small loss of paper not affecting text, foxing, text legible and complete. Text: I send the little programmes I prepared for the 4 Lectures I had the honour of delivering at Buckingham Palace, and which you expressed a wish to see. Note: The 1860 Oxford...

£450.00
Nawab of Patudi [Nawab Mohammad Iftikhar Ali Khan Siddiqui Pataudi, sometimes I. A. K. Pataudi (1910–1952), 8th Nawab of Pataudi, captain of the India national cricket team].

[Nawab of Pataudi; Indian Cricket Captain] Photograph as a young man with autographed instruction on the reverse

B & W photograph, 7.5 x 10.5cm, very good condition. Jacket, tie and jumper. Text on reverse: X | Please use this one. | Pataudi. See image.

£550.00 Pataudi
Arthur Rostron [Sir Arthur Henry Rostron (1869–1940), sailor and a seagoing officer for the Cunard Line. Captain of The Carpathia [Titanic Rescue[.

[ Capt. Arthur Rostron; Carpathia; Titanic ] Autograph Note Signed A H Rostron to A.S.Plested, returning an item the latter had sent to him.

One page, 4to, fold mark minor staining. Text: Very many thanks for your kindness in forwarding the enclosed [not present] for my perusal. | It is very interesting & [I] had never Seen it before. | I return it herewith as I honestly do not care to have too many mementoes of the occasion [...

£1,450.00
Sir James Craufurd [Sir James Gregan-Craufurd] of Kilbirney, Stirling, 2nd Baronet (1761-1839), diplomat, British Ambassador to Denmark

[Sir James Craufurd [Sir James Gregan-Craufurd], diplomat. Autograph Letter in the third person, in French, to 'M. Dulau' [London foreign-language bookseller] ordering books required for 'le cours historique qu'il a commencé avec ses enfans'.

See his obituary in the Gentleman's Magazine, September 1839. B. Dulau & Co. was a firm of foreign language booksellers in Soho Square, London, founded by a Benedictine monk, Armand Bertrand Dulau, who had fled France during the revolution. 2pp, 4to. Thirty-two lines of text. In good...

£35.00
Sir Robert Long (c.1602-1673) of Worcester Park, Royalist MP, Auditor of the Lower Exchequer and Receiver-General of the Queen's Revenues, associate of Samuel Pepys and rival of the Earl of Clarendon

[Sir Robert Long, Royalist politician and exchequer official, associate of Samuel Pepys and rival of the Earl of Clarendon.] Autograph Signature ('Rob Long') on exchequer document..

See Long's entry in the Oxford DNB. On 7 x 17 cm piece of paper, laid down on slightly larger piece of thick paper cut from an album. In good condition, lightly aged. Three lines of text by Long in clerk's hand, reading 'Registred accordinge to Ex Art within [mentioned?] ye [?] day of July 1667...

£30.00
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