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[Revolutionaries in London 1851] Louis Blanc, French politician, agitator and historian

[Revolutionaries in London 1851] Au peuple / [les?] proscrits de Londres dont les noms suivent. IN FRENCH.

Manuscript, 4pp., 4to, minor defects, text clear and complete. A draft in Blanc's hand, with his MS. corrections and additions, of an eloquent and hard-hitting statement representing the views of Blanc and other exiles in London of the situation in France post-1848, particularly attacking...

£450.00
[Reports and printed material relating to the stock market, assembled by an Anglo-German firm of City of London stockbrokers between 1918 and 1934]

Four albums of typed memoranda, reports, and newspaper cuttings, relating to the stock market and economic situation, assembled by a firm of Anglo-German City of London stockbrokers, with memoranda of 'Things to be Kept in Mind' and other matter.

The collection of seven items is in fair condition, lightly-aged and with slight rust staining to a few pages. The material is from the archives of an Anglo-German firm of City of London stockbrokers (see the list of clients in Item One below, all with German names), and is valuable for the...

£500.00
[Operation Overlord (Battle of Normandy), 1944] 'AQMG (Ops) EASTERN COMMAND' [i.e. Lieut.-Col. Colin Thornton-Kernsley (1903-1977)]

[Battle of Normandy, 1944.] 'Secret' British Army pamphlet titled 'OPERATION “OVERLORD” - 1944 | Report by AQMG (Ops) EASTERN COMMAND', describing 'the part played by Eastern Command in the preparations for and launching of the operation'.

Sir Colin Thornton-Kernsley is identified as author from the first of the pamphlet's seven appendices ('Eastern Command | List of officers principally concerned with plans for the mounting of Overlord'), where he is described as: 'Chairman: AQMG(Ops) Lt. Col. C. N. Thornton Kernsley MP-RA'. See...

£600.00
[ Dominion Status for India, 1923 ]

[ Dominion Status for India, 1923; Printed] Two handbills relating to Dominion Status/Independence of India. See images for full contents.

Handbill One: [Entitled] Dominion Status for India. The National Conference, one page, 4to, intact with detachable Form of Declaration, very good condition, President Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru. Secretary Mrs Annie Besant, Treasurer Jamnadas Dwarkadas. Detachable Form of Declaration. Sympathising...

£320.00 India
Elisabeth Frink [ Dame Elisabeth Jean Frink (1930 – 1993), sculptor and printmaker ].

[ Elisabeth Frink ] One Autograph Letter Signed Elisabeth Frink AND one Typed Letter Signed Elisabeth to Mr. Roberts and Ted respectively (O.E. Roberts), part-time sculptor and collector.

Letter One (Minster House).two pages, cr.8vo, expansive handwriting, very good condition. Text: I am very sorry I have not been able to send you a drawing yet. I have been working very hard this last year for a big exhibition, and apart from that I just have not had a drawing available to send...

£120.00
Charles Clay [ Sir Charles Travis Clay (1885 – 1978), librarian and antiquarian who was the librarian of the House of Lords Library from 1922–56.]

[ Charles Clay, House of Lords Librarian] Autograph Letter Signed Charles Clay to T. Edwards Jones, about Lord Crewe's collection of William Blake material.

One page, 8vo, bifolium, edges dusted ow good. Lord Crewe (his superior in the India Office) has asked him to respond to T. Edwards Jones's question about Crewe's father's Blake collection. He would have been pleased to be of assistance to you in regard to your lecture on William Blake, but he...

£45.00
Dudley Moore, comedian and musician, half of the 'Pete and Dud' duo with Peter Cook; Les Tomkins, Features Editor of the jazz music magazine 'Crescendo'

[Dudley Moore, comedian and jazz musician, interviewed by Les Tomkins for 'Crescendo'.] Typescript of 'The Serious Side of Dudley Moore', with second part ('More Music and Moore'), gig review, and carbon of Tomkins letter to editor Victor Graham.

The interview was published in two numbers of 'Crescendo' ('The world's most authoritative music magazine', founded 1962). The first part, retitled 'Music & Moore | Les Tomkins interviews “The Genuine Dud” – was the leading article (pp.18-19) of the July 1966 number of ), with Moore...

£50.00
W. Macqueen-Pope, theatre historian [Marie Lloyd]

[ W. Macqueen-Pope, theatre historian; Marie Lloyd ] Typescript of Marie Lloyd - as I knew her

Typescript (carbon), Seven pages, 4to, good condition. the text as Macqueen-Pope typed it had a good crop of typos (for example, we justvcllaed for we just called), some elision, but just two annotations (the correction of the spelling of weasels, and change of a pub name from the Kings Head to...

£100.00
Isaac Taylor [ Isaac Taylor (1829–1901), son of Isaac Taylor, philologist, toponymist, and Anglican canon of York (from 1885).

[ Isaac Taylor, philologist ] Autograph Letter Signed Isaac Taylor to unnamed correspondent who has invited him to give an account of sll the alphabets in the world.

Three pages, 12mo, bifolium, formerly tipped into an album (hinges survive), good condition. I do not think it would be easy, or even possible to give an account of sll the alphabets in the world within the limits you name. The Indian alphabet alone would more than occupy the whole space. But if...

£45.00
George F. Parker, of the American Public Relations company, Parker and Lee [George Frederick Parker (1847-1928), American journalist and publicity expert].

[ George F. Parker, Public Relations ] Substantial Autograph Letter Signed George F. Parker to Mrs Pike about her little book about her brother and her satisfying lifestyle..

Three pages, 12mo, good condition, closely written. He commends her on the little book about [her] brother which he couldn't put down. It is a most interesting record of a most interesting man. If I should make any criticism at all it would be that it did not go quite fully enough into those...

£45.00
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