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[ British Members of Parliament ]

[ British Members of Parliament ] Thirteen (13) Signatures of British M.P.'s, Thomas Burt, Samuel Smith, etc (full list below)

One page, 12mo, fold mark, sl. crumpled, mainly good condition. Signatures of Liberal MPs; James Cropper, Peter McLagan, Theodore Fry, Thomas Burt, Samuel Smith, Arthur Pease, J[ames]. Bryce, John Roberts, E Stafford Howard, Thomas X. Thompson, J.F. Christian, James Stuart, Stewart Clark, S[...

£50.00
James Kenney (1780-1849), Irish dramatist [Thomas Hill (1760-1840), book-collector and bon-vivant]

[James Kenney, Irish dramatist.] Autograph Letter Signed ('Jas Kenney.') to book-collector and bon-vivant Thomas Hill, playfully explaining that he has no portrait to offer ('I am now pluming my Crest for the first Painter that comes across me').

For information on Kenney and the recipient Thomas Hill, see their entries in the Oxford DNB. 1p, 4to. Bifiolium. In good condition, lightly aged and worn. Addressed, with postmark, on reverse of second leaf, to 'Thos. Hill Esqr | Queen Hith' [i.e. Queenhithe, London]. Hill had presumably...

£220.00
James Kenney (1780-1849), Irish dramatist [Thomas Holcroft (1745-1809), author and radical]

[James Kenney, Irish dramatist.] Autograph Letter Signed ('Jas Kenney.') to 'Loo Loo' ('Mademoiselle Holcroft'), i.e. wife Louisa, discussing their home situation, education of children, theatrical affairs, personal news.

3pp, 4to. Bifolium. In fair condition, lightly aged and worn. Addressed, with Versailles postmark, on reverse of second leaf, 'A Mademoiselle Holcroft | Chateau de Pinon | près | Chavignon | Dep. de l'Aisne'. The background to the letter requires some explanation. In 1812 a prosperous Kenney had...

£350.00
[ Rev. John Henry Robertson Sumner, son of J.B. Sumner, Archbishop of Canterbury, & Family; John Ruskin; Pictures ]

[ Pictures; Sumners of Kelbarrow, Grasmere ] Typescript List of Pictures in Kelbarrow, Grasmere, former home of the Family of the Rev. J.H.R. Sumner, with prices in pencil.

Nine pages, folio, fold marks, browning, sl. chipped, text complete and clear. It comprises a list of paintings, drawings, lithographs , prints in many areas and rooms of the house, from the Top of Staircase to Library to Best Bedroom to Dining Room, etc. Several items are associated with the...

£220.00
Gale Pedrick [ Frank Gale Pedrick-Harvey (1906–1970), author, journalist, scriptwriter, and broadcaster.]

[ Gale Pedrick; ENSA ] Four substantial Typed Letters Signed Gale [Pedrick] to theatre historian, W. Macqueen Pope known as Popie, in charge of publicity for ENSA [Entertainments National Service Association]. WITH: multiple ideas (typescripts).

£600.00
Percy Burton, Impresario, author of Adventures among Immortals as told to Lowell Thomas (London, 1938).

[ Percy Burton; theatre history; Russia and Japan ] Typescript of the chapter on the Theatre in Russia and Japan originally intended for the Book Adventures among Immortals but omitted.

Typescript entitled Chapter XIV The Theatre in Russia and Japan, paginated (227)-(247) (as for a chapter in the Book), AND pp. [1]-8 and ((The Theatre in Japan) [1]-12, missing one page, p.(246)/11., total number of pages 19, fair condition. Percy Burton had written at the head of page(227)/[1...

£450.00
[BEATO, FELICE. 1832-1909.]

[ Felice Beato, photographer; Delhi ] Panorama of Delhi taken from the Jamma Masjid Mosque.

Beato's notation, Dx1 to Dx8 inc. (number in bottom right corner of each one), 8 lightly albumenized prints joined, each c.10 x 12 inches, 1858, signs of age, edges sl. frayed, small loss to sky (Dx1, x2 & x3), corner(sky only) of Dx8 nearly detached without loss (easily repairable), some...

£25,000.00 Delhi
Captain T.C. Anderson, Compiler.

[ Captain T.C. Anderson, Compiler] Ubique: War Services of all the Officers of H.M.'s Bengal Army [Fuller title below

Ubique : war services of all the officers of H.M.'s Bengal Army : exhibiting the rank and various services ... ; distinguishing those who have received medals and other distinctions and who have been wounded, and in what actions, with their dates of commissions ; and showing the languages and...

£280.00
Major-General F.W. Stubbs, Compiler

[ Major-General F.W. Stubbs, Compiler; Bengal Artillery ] List of Officers who have served in the Regiment of the Bengal Artillery, with Tables of Successive Establishments [continued below]

[conclusion of title] Roll of the Victoria Cross, and Stations of Troops and Companies, From its first formation down to its absorption into the Imperial List. Pp.[1v].[72], p.[72] Addenda, hf.lea. spine and corners worn, some minor foxing and marking, mainly fair-good. Copies recorded at BL,...

£220.00
Lt.Col. F.R. Cosens and C.L. Wallace.

[ Cosens and Wallace; authorial inscription; book ] Fatehgarh and the Mutiny.

Pp.[viii].276, 5 fdg maps, hinge strain, wear and tear, ex lib Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (cancellation stamp). See image. INSCRIBED BY ONE OF THE AUTHORS: Katherine Weston from C.L. Wallace. April 29th 1933.

£150.00
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