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J.P. Sheldon

[ Pamphlet; Canada 1887 ] From Britain to British Columbia; or, Canada as a Domain for British Farmers, Sportsmen, and Tourists

76pp., 8vo, with folding map, illustrations throughout, printed illustrated wraps, staples rusted (staining immediate area), front wrap detached, little nicks in initial pages, spine sl. damaged. Very scarce apparently. None currently on the market. Information on WorldCat too confusing but...

£250.00
[ William John Charles Pitcher Wilhelm (1858-1925), costume and theatre designer; Empire Theatre, London; Leopold Wenzel; Katti Lanner; Dame Adeline Genée (1878-1970), ballet dancer; Fleet Street ]

[ William John Charles Pitcher Wilhelm, costume designer.] Illustrations of costumes for the Empire Theatre ballet 'The Press' (1898), each representing a Fleet Street newspaper.

In black and white on 34 x 23 cm shiny art paper. Possibly extracted from an unnamed periodical. Lightly aged and worn, and ruckled from being laid down on paper backing. Tiny chip lost at foot. Sixteen female figures are shown, in costumes representing newspapers from the 'Daily Mail' to 'The...

£50.00
[ W.W. Skeat;60 Master and other Fellows of Christ's College, Cambridge ]

[Christ's College, Cambridge; W.W. Skeat; ; part printed/MS ] Document Signed by the Master and Fellows of Christ's College, Cambridge [Testimonial for William Henry Fraser Bateman candidate for the "sacred office" of Deacon

Standard form. One page, fol., fold marks, good condition, with College seal, statement of character of Bateman ("soberly and honestly" etc.). Signed by Master and Fellow: C.A. Swainson, J.W. Cartmell, [John Seile?] Sydney H. Vines (Whitman admirer), J.A. Sharkey, E. Seymer Thompson, E.W. Hobson...

£220.00
George Rolleston [George Rolleston MA MD FRCP FRS (1829–1881), physician and zoologist (evolutionary biologist) ]

[ Pamphlet; George Rolleston; inscribed by author to Herbert Spencer ] Address in Physiology. Delivered at the Thirty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the British Medical Association

24pp., 8vo, disbound, foxed throughout (medium), ow good. INSCRIBED by Author, "Herbert Spencer Esqre | From the Writer". He refers to one of Darwin's works in a footnote on p.18. Also printed in "The Lancet".

£100.00
[ Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding ]

[ Pamphlet; Palestine ] The Jerusalem File 1967-74

[56]pp., 8vo, inc. of wraps, comprising quotes/extracts about Jerusalem and related issues (Palestine/Israel) from many sources. From a review: "The Jerusalem File, 1967-74, for instance, is a 54-page document which contains all the appropriate United Nations resolutions on the city, and 31...

£180.00
Sir Richard Harington (1861-1931) of Ridlington, temporary Chief Justice of Gibraltar, 1892 and 1901 [ Sir Henry More Jackson, Colonial Secretary; Sir Robert Biddulph, Governor; Royal Fusiliers ]

[ Sir Richard Harington, acting Chief Justice of Gibraltar, 1892 and 1901. ] Thirteen items relating to his tenure of office, including Letters Patent signed by Sir Henry More Jackson and Sir Robert Biddulph, passes and accounts.

Thirteen items from the Harington family papers. Sir Richard Harington of Ridlington, 12th Baronet, was educated at Eton and Christ College, Cambridge. Called to the Bar in 1886, he practised as a barrister on the Oxford Circuit before taking up an appointment as a Puisne Judge in the High Court...

£580.00
Sir Richard Harington (1861-1931) of Ridlington, 12th Baronet, as acting Chief Justice of Gibraltar

[ Richard Harington, Acting Chief Justice of Gibraltar; counterfeiters ] Autograph 'Draft Judgment' in the case 'Rex v Alvarez & ano[the]r [ Galliano ]', the accused being counterfeiters of Moroccan money,

10pp., 8vo. In fair condition, lightly aged and worn, on ten leaves held together with a brass stud. With a number of deletions and emendations. The first paragraph reads: 'Rex v Alvarez | Rex v Galliano | This was an application by the Attorney General acting on the instructions of the British...

£320.00
Meteorological Office, London [ R. H. Scott, Secretary ]

[ The Meteorological Office, London. ] 57 printed Daily Weather Reports, each containing Weather Chart; Forecasts; General Situation; General Remarks on the Weather over Europe; and full-page table of columns.

The 57 items are uniform in layout, printed in lithograph on both sides of a 31 x 50 cm piece of paper, with two panels on each side, as intended to be folded into a 31 x 25 cm bifolium. The collection is in variable condition, on aged and worn paper, with all text intact. The text includes a...

£150.00
John M. Anderson, Governor, County Prison, Warwick [ Sir Richard Harington (1861-1931) of Ridlington, 12th Baronet ]

[ John M. Anderson, Governor of Warwick County Prison. ] Long Autograph Letter Signed ('Jno. M. Anderson | Esq.') to Richard Harington, regarding his 'circular as to the treatment of prisoners'.

9pp., 4to. On grey laid paper. In fair condition, lightly aged and worn, on nine leaves held together with a pin. He begins by discussing Harington's 'first motion, viz, "that all persons who are in custody for the purpose of detention merely and not in execution of a penal Sentence for an...

£400.00
Edwin Waugh (1817-1890), Lancashire poet and author [ Isle of Rum, Inner Hebrides, Scotland ]

[ Edwin Waugh, Lancashire poet and author. ] Corrected Autograph Manuscript (signed 'Edwin Waugh') of 'Song' beginning 'Come, all you lads that wander free | Among the mountains wild.' With Autograph Letter Signed to Alexander Ireland.

ONE: 'Song'. 2pp., 8vo. On two leaves. At end of second page: 'Edwin Waugh | Isle of Rum, 18th June, 1882.' Aged and worn, with slight offsetting from the letter to Ireland (Item Two below). Folded, with closed tears along crease lines. Heavily revised by Waugh throughout. The poem (which is not...

£220.00
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