Latest additions

Author, Title, Summary Price
[ Jeypore School of Art, Rajpootana, India; Frederick William Alexander De Fabeck (1830-1912), Principal ]

[ Printed item; Jeypore School of Art ] Illustrated Catalogue. School of Art, Jeypore, Rajpootana. [ With twenty lithographic plates carrying 321 illustrations. ]

A quarto volume, with lithographic title, three pages of letterpress, and twenty numbered lithographic plates. Title and plates in black and white. In grey printed wraps, with the cover duplicating the title, and with terms of sale on the back cover. In fair condition, lightly aged and worn,...

£450.00
[ Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, 1902 ] [ Sir Richard Harington of Ridlington ]

[ Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, 1902. ] Four printed items: three issued by the Earl Marshal's Office, including 'The Proceeding From the West Door of the Abbey into the Choir' and 'Dress Regulations'; with a ticket from White's.

The four items are in good condition, with light signs of age and wear. All in large 'On His Majesty's Service' envelope, with postmarks, from the Earl Marshal's Office, addressed to 'Lady Harington | Whitbourne Court | Worcester'. ONE: Stitched and unbound pamphlet with first page headed with...

£250.00
'L. ROSSI Segret. ed Archivista della C. ed A.' [ L'Archivio della Congregazione ed Accademia di Santa Cecilia di Roma, Italia ] [ Italy ]

[ Printed item. ] Catalogo delle Opere di Musica o ad essa relative che nel Decennio sono state depositate nell'Archivio della Congregazione ed Accademia di Santa Cecilia di Roma.

[2] + 28 + [2]pp., 12mo. Unbound sewn pamphlet. In good condition, lightly aged. A crisply and attractively printed item, with a businesslike listing of mostly recent compositions, in four categories: 'Offerte' (from 'DI CASTELBARCO Conte Cesare' to 'SCHMID Antonio'), 'Doni', 'In Adempimento...

£120.00
William O'Brien, Irish M.P. and nationalist

[ William O'Brien, Irish Nationalist M.P. ] Autograph Note Signed "William O'Brien" to "Windle" [presumably Bertram Windle, President of Queen's College, Cork ]

One page, 16mo (trimmed unevenly), signs of removal from album, minor staining, some text faded, most hard to read (either written in haste or characterusticlally illegible - or both). "You are right in [premising?] that I have many irons in the fire [also &?] that I am not [?] to be [?] [...

£250.00
Theophilus G. Pinches [ Theophilus Goldridge Pinches M.R.A.S. (1856–1934), pioneer British assyriologist.]

[ Theophilus Pinches; Assyriology ] Autograph Note Signed "Theophilus G. Pinches" to [Royal Society of Arts] aboiut an invitation to a lecture.

One page, 12mo, very good condition, date stamped Royal Society of Arts. "It will give me much pleasure to be present on the occasion of Sir Edwin Pears' paper upon Constantinople, and I beg you to present my thanks to the Council of the Royal Society of SArts for the card they have so kindly...

£45.00
Robert Robinson [Sir Robert Robertson KBE FRS (1869–1949), Scottish chemist who served as HM Government's Government Chemist between 1921 and 1936]

[ Robert Robinson, chemist] Typed Note Signed "R. Robinson" to '[G.K.] Menzies', Secretary of the Royal Society of Arts

One page, 4to, fold marks, good condition. "I have your letter of the 7th and saw the bearer, Mr E.F. Burns. As it happens we are advertising at the moment for Temporry Asistant Chemists, and I gave him a form of application. | I thionk he should have a chance of being appointed if we do not...

£35.00
John O'Connor (1850-1928), Irish Nationalist M.P.

[ John O'Connor, Irish Nationalist ] Autograph Postcard, third person, to "Mr and Mrs Fawcett" [perhaps the supporters of Women's suffrage?]

Card, c.11 x 9cm, verson blank, minor staining, text clear and complete: "Mr John O'Connor would be pleased if Mr and Mrs Fawcett would do him the honour of dining with him at the House of Commons on Thursday next at 8 o C. RSVP | 30-12-12"

£150.00
H. Hamshaw Thomas [Hugh Hamshaw "Ham" Thomas, MBE, FRS,[1] FLS, (1885–1962), British paleobotanist, and wartime interpreter of aerial reconnaissance photographs.]

[ H. Hamshaw Thomas; paleobotany ] Six Autograph Letters Signed 'H. Hamshaw Thomas" to the Royal Society of Arts, mainly to G.K. Menzies, Secretary of the RSA., about a lecture on aerial reconnaissance photography.

Six Autograph Letters Signed, total 8pp., one cr. 8vo, others 12mo, very good condition. LETTER ONE: headed "Lectures on Aerial Photography". He explains that Major Laws (to wghom the RSA has written inviting lectures on aerial photography) is too busy (and travelling), and has asked Thomas "to...

£500.00
James Hogan [James Humphries Hogan (1883–1948), English stained glass designer with the firm of James Powell and Sons

[ James Hogan; stained glass ] Autograph Letter Signed "James Hogan" to "Davis" [ Royal Society of Arts ]

One page, 4to, good condition. "It is not possible to give an opinion as to the value of the drawings referred to by Messrs Mills & Bantock in their letter without seeing them. | I would suggest that you should ask for a sample to be sent to the Society and then either Mr Dugdale, Mr...

£45.00
Constance Hoster, 'a leader in women's work'

[ Constance Hoster; Women's Education ] Five Typed Notes Signed "Constance Hoster" to "[G.K.] Menzies, Secreytary, Royal Society of Arts

Total 5pp., 8vo, good condition. She initially (16 Feb. 1917) asks for "a further supply of the Invitation Cards" hoping he'll send the with a "proof". (17 Feb) she acknowledges receipt of a book of tickets and returns corrected proofs. In later letters she exchanges courtesies with brevity....

£80.00
Syndicate content