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[Card games; pastimes; Miss Stanton; Mrs Allport; whist; Chelsea, London]

[Card games: 'Whist for two' and 'the game of Mrs. Allport'.] Autograph instructions by 'Miss Stanton' on 'How to play the game of Mrs. Allport' and 'Whist for two'.

9pp, 12mo. On twi bifoliums and a single leaf, only the first of the bifoliums carrying the letterhead. In good condition, on aged paper. Folded once and in an envelope with 'Whist for 2. | Rules by Miss Stanton.' on cover. The letterhead has the feel of the 1920s, but the handwriting is...

£120.00
'C. L. W.' [Shahjahanpur in the Indian Mutiny, 1857; Ahmadullah Shah (1787-1858), known as Maulavi of Faizabad, a leader of the Indian Rebellion; Sir Colin Campbell [Lord Clyde] (1792-1863)]

[Shahjahanpur in the Indian Mutiny, 1857.] Duplicated Bound Typescript by 'C. L. W.' of Banda, titled 'A Memoir of Shajahanpur'. With large cloth-backed map of 'Shahajahanpur [sic] City'.

In addition to the usual sources see the paper by Iqbal Husain in 'Proceedings of the Indian History Congress': 'The 1857 Rebellion in Shahjahanpur: Role of the Local Gentry' (1988). The only one other copy of this item traced is in the National Army Museum, whose entry describes it as a '...

£1,200.00
Major C.H. Dale, Military Knight of Windsor, late102nd Royal Madras Fusiliers.

[ Major C.H. Dale; Royal Madras Fusiliers; Indian Mutiny; Autograph Letter Signed] Carbon Typescript Memories of the Mutiny with Selections from Notes by Lt. Col. J.A. Woods 102nd Royal Madras Fusiliers. Spectamur Agendo.

75pp. (and leaves), 4to, attractive green buckram gt, corners bumped, wear to extremities of spine, mainly good to very good. Bookplate front endpaper, The Royal Dublin Fusiliers; another bookplate of sorts recto of free endpaper This Book was Royal United Service Institution. WITH Autograph...

£1,200.00 Dale india
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, typewritten addenda inserted, hinge strain, wear and tear, ex lib Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (cancellation stamp). See image. INSCRIBED BY ONE OF THE AUTHORS: To Mother and Olive | from | F.R. Cosens.

£150.00 Fatehgarh
J. O. [Jacob Omnium, pseud., i.e. M. J. Higgins.]

[ J.O.; Book ] The Story of the Mhow Court-Martial with Notes and an Appendix

[iv].80pp., 8vo, beige paper wraps, dusted, good condition. Reprinted from the Cornhill Magazine of November 1863. This edition scarce, copies recorded in BL, North Carolina and Australia.

£120.00 Mhow
[ F.R. Maunsell, K.C.B. ]

[ F.R. Maunsell; Delhi; Indian Mutiny; Pamphlet ] The Siege of Delhi. A Record by a Survivor who filled an important post at the 'Glorious' Siege.

Pamphlet, 23pp., 8vo, with addendum slip, green wraps quite heavily sunned, contents good condition. Copies in copyright libraries plus NY.

£80.00 Delhi
William Howley, Archbishop of Canterbury.

[ William Howley, Archbishop of Canterbury ] Autograph Letter Signed W Cantuar to an unnamed correspondent about the enlargement of a Church to accommodate greater attendance.

Three pages, 8vo, bifolium, fold marks (for post), good condition. The enlargement of your Church as to give accommodation to all the Parishioners is most desirable. In order to accomplish so beneficial a measure without raising an opposition which may defeat the object, the general consent of...

£45.00
Sir John Herschel [Sir John Frederick William Herschel] (1792-1871), astronomer, inventor and polymath.

[Sir John Herschel, astronomer, inventor and polymath.] Autograph Signature ('J. F. W. Herschel') with date.

Bold Signature on the verso of the calling card of the Revd Sir Thomas Cullum (name printed on recto), c.7.5 x 3.5cm, residue of having been tipped in album on one edge, good condition, lightly aged. A good large firm signature, with the date beneath, the attractive arrangement written in...

£45.00
George Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859 – 1925), Statesman, sometime Viceroy of India.

[ Curzon of Kedleston ] Autograph Note Signed Curzon to an unnamed correspondent, about membership of the Abergavenny Habitation of the Primrose League.

One page, 12mo, black-bordered, bifolium, staining (from soaking away from album leaf) I shall be very glad to allow my name to be proposed as a member of the Abergavenny Habitation of the Primrose League.

£40.00
General Lord Strathnewen [ Field Marshal Hugh Henry Rose, 1st Baron Strathnairn (1801–1885), Army officer, later becoming Commander Bombay Army, Commander-in-C., India and then C.-in-C.Ireland ].

[ Sir Hugh Rose; hero of Lucknow ] Autograph Letter Signed Strathnairn to Bernard [?] presumably discussing the statement [his correspondent] made in Parliament ].

Three pages, 12mo, bifolium, stained, large hand, but the hand of a very old man and only just about readable in parts, scratchy and with ink blotches, commencing The Statement you had made in Parliament of which I have read some, and heard [underlined] of respecting Mr Gladstone's good feeling...

£50.00
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