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Anon.

[Printed pamphlet] His Majesties Fuller Condescentions to all the Propositions . . . With a List of the names of the new Honours of Dukes, Marquesses, Earles, and Lords, conferred by the King. And his Majesties further Desires to both Houses

Full Title: His Majesties fuller condescentions to all the propositions sent by a message to the Parliament by Sir Peter Killegrey on Tuesday last, and his gracious message and protestation : with a list of the names of the new honours of Dukes, Marquesses, Earles, and Lords conferred by the...

History, Royalty £1,500.00 His Majesties Fuller Condescentions to all the Propositions
Freemasonry in Scotland:

Papers relating to Lodge Dramatic & Arts No. 757 (Edinburgh), 1888 to 1909

Printed source: History of Lodge Dramatic and Arts No. 757, 1888-1938, Prepared in celebration of the Jubilee of the Lodge by Brother J. Hamilton Birrell, Past Master, Grand Bard (Published by Andersons Edinburgh Limited, [1938]). Contains biographical entries on the thirty founders and '...

£1,500.00
Pier Antonio Gariazzo, artist and filmmaker

Tribal peoples of three continents: 1930s illustrations by Pier Antonio Gariazzo

80 lithographic prints, mostly hand-coloured, of drawings of indigenous peoples and tribal groups, made on a voyage to South America, Africa and Asia in 1933 by the Italian painter and film director Pier Antonio Gariazzo. With accompanying French letterpress. This collection of accomplished and...

Travel and Topography £1,500.00 Tribal peoples of three continents: 1930s illustrations by Pier Antonio Gariazzo
Alexander Howard Ross (1880-1965), Commissioner, Southern Province of Sierra Leone, 1920-1928

Material collected by Alexander Howard Ross, English colonial official in Ashante, Gold Coast, and Sierra Leone, including 158 photographs, correspondence of the Sierra Leone Development Co Ltd, an essay by him on West African piracy, and scrapbook.

The bulk of Ross's papers is deposited in the Rhodes House Library at the Bodleian Library in Oxford. The present collection derives from Ross's sister, Mrs Paterson. Ross's entry in Who Was Who gives the following description of his career: 'Entered service of Gold Coast Government, 1905;...

Travel and Topography £1,500.00
[an Anglo-German stockbroker in the City of London during the Great War and 1898-1909 periods]

Three albums filled with English and German manuscript memoranda, newspaper cuttings and mimeographed reports, relating to the Great War and 1898-1909 periods, assembled by an Anglo-German stockbroker in the City of London.

The three items come from the papers of an Anglo-German City of London stockbroker, with Item One, below, indicating that he was based in Germany between 1898 and 1909, and that he had moved to England by 1917. A major point of interest is the fact that the material has been assembled by an...

£1,500.00
An English engineer (primarily naval) in the Russian Far East, 1861-1880

[Russian Navy 1861-1880] Two detailed Journals of an English engineer (primarily naval) in the Russian Far East, 1861-1880

2 volumes. Both internally in good condition, with light signs of age, and both in worn grey cloth bindings with marbled boards.ONE: 17 May 1861 to 22 July 1861, then a couple of entries for 1867, and then from 1 January 1868 to 22 May 1870. 115pp., 4to. At rear, three pages, with the following...

£1,500.00
Cyrus Redding, Editor and Contributor

[Periodical, abortive; John Clare] The English Journal: A Miscellany of Literature, Science, and the Fine Arts

Title, ii [Index], 412pp., cr. 8vo, hf-cf, sp. gt, marbled boads, raised bands, leather scuffed, top of spine damaged, hinge strain inside front cover, contents good. Bookplate of John Ribton Garstin (see note below). This short-lived periodical is notable for its distinguished contributors (...

Literature £1,500.00
R.A.F. Theatre Pageant Unit; Royal Air Force; Air Ministry, London; John Pudney (1909-77), author; Ralph Reader (1903-82), theatrical impressario; W. J. Macqueen-Pope (1888-1960), theatre historian ]

[ Ralph Reader's 'theatrical Pageant' 'Wings' (written by John Pudney), sponsored by the Air Council (Air Ministry, R.A.F. Theatre Pageant Unit). ] Material including correspondence, press releases, programmes, from papers of W. J. Macqueen-Pope.

It seems curious that so little information should have survived regarding this 'mammoth show', one of Ralph Reader's 'gigantic pageants', 'sponsored by the Air Council' in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War, performed at the Royal Albert Hall and in the provinces, and in which Tony...

£1,500.00
Brixworth Union, Northamptonshire, Old or Wold Parish; Rev. Richard Harington; Poor Law Amendment Act, 1834; J. G. S. Lefevre, T. F. Lewis and G. Nicholls; Richard Earle ]

[ Poor Law Amendment Act, 1834. ] 30 documents (20 printed and 10 in manuscript) relating to the Old or Wold Parish, Brixworth Union, Northants, including forms, notrices, returns, correspondence.

30 documents, 20 printed and 10 in manuscript. In good overall condition, on aged paper, with slight wear to some items. A significant and interesting collection, from the papers of Rev. Richard Harington (1800-1853, later Principal of Brasenose College, Oxford), Guardian of the Poor in the...

Social history £1,500.00
Comité d'Instruction Publique, États de l'Ile de Jersey [Public Instruction Committee, States of Jersey]

[Printed items.] Run of annual reports of the Comité d'Instruction Publique, États de l'Ile de Jersey [Public Instruction Committee, States of Jersey] (text in English and French), with report by Medical Inspector and report on two schools.

22 items, comprising an unbroken run of 19 issues from 1912 to 1930, together with the issue for 1907, and a copy of the 'Report of the Jersey National & St. Helier's Parochial Schools. 1898-1899' (1900) and the 'Rapport de l'Inspecteur Médical pour l'Année 1916' (1917). In a sturdy green...

£1,500.00