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Gene Pitney [Gene Francis Alan Pitney] (1940-2006), 'The Rockville Rocket', American singer-songwriter, international pop star big in the 60s

['The Rockville Rocket': Gene Pitney, American singer-songwriter, international pop star big in the 60s.] Signed Autograph Inscription.

See his obituary in the Guardian, 5 April 2006. On irregularly-shaped trapezoid of ruled paper, roughly 8 cm wide at top, with one vertical side also 8cm, and the other 4cm, giving it a guillotine shape. Lightly aged and ruckled. Blank on the reverse. Reads: ‘Best / always / Gene Pitney’.

Music and Theatre £0.00 Pitney
Patric Dickinson, poet

[Patric Dickinson, Poet] Letters and poems (large quantity) sent to his Mistress and Muse, Sarah Hamilton; 'My Pallas, O Athene', 'the best Muse in the business'

171 original poems by Patric Dickinson (mostly unpublished), with 474 autograph letters (a total of 991 pages of correspondence) and 349 postcards to his mistress and 'Muse' Sarah Hamilton, along with an early draft of his autobiography, and other items including letters to Hamilton from...

Lord Dawson of Penn [Lloyd George group visits Hitler's Germany, 1936}

[Lord Dawson of Penn; Nazi Germany; Lloyd George Visit] Three Typescripts: Visit to Labour Camp in Emsland Westphalia; Notes Sent to Lady Dawson and (same basic text) Memo. to Lady Dawson [heading in Dawson's hand, with adds/corrections by him]~[1936]~A.

[ John Hutchinson; East India Company; Rajah of Travancore; Lieut. Col. James Hartley; James Hutchinson; John Forbes; Bury Hutchinson ]

[ Printed correspondence on 'East India Affairs'. ] Letters of Mr. John Hutchinson, Descriptive of the Perilous Situation of the Rajah and the Company's Settlements in the Travancore Country.'

2pp., folio. In a bifolium with title and printer's slug lengthwise on reverse of second leaf, the whole intended to be folded into a packet. First page headed: 'Travancore, 1790, 1794, & 1795. | Letters from Mr. John Hutchinson to the Rajah of Travancore, to Mr. Page, to the Chief of...

Rev. William Whewell

[ Pamphlet; William Whewell ] Newton and Flamsteed. | Remarks on an Article in Number CIX of the Quarterly Review.

Disbound, 19pp., inc. title, some faint foxing, good condition. Note on the background: But Flamsteed was furious when Sir Isaac Newton, who regularly used his data for his own studies, grew tired of Flamsteed's insistence on double-checking every detail before allowing his data to be published...

James W. Lowther [ James William Lowther, 1st Viscount Ullswater (1855 – 1949), Conservative politician., sometime Speaker and Trustee British Museum.]

[James W. Lowther; British Museum; South Kensington; Natural History Museum] Substantial Autograph Letter Signed James W. Lowther to [Gaster?], about the Directorship of S.K. [?South Kensington Museums?; British Museum]~[Printed] All Souls College, Oxfor


[History of Baseball; in Spanish; Cuba; Esso] Anonymous

[Baseball; paper wraps] Guia de Base Ball

160pp., 12mo, pictorial paper wraps, faded, wear and tear at extremities, pages browned. It includes a history of baseball which includes an English game called "stool ball - pelota de taburete" [perhaps meaning rounders?]. Other chapter headings include "Las Ligas Mayores", Las Series Mondiales...

Benjamin Phelps Gibbon (1802-1851), Wesh engraver

[Benjamin Phelps Gibbon, engraver.]

1p., 12mo. Good, on lightly-aged paper. He reports that he shared the 'bounty' of the recipient's 'delicious present' with his brother, who has been 'confined to the house for a month'. He reports that 'Mr Watts and family are well', and hopes that 'Mr Stack is so'.

Art and Architecture £0.00
F. G. Barnes, Hon. Secretary, and S. E. Hull, Woodvale, Bexley, Kent [National Association of Teachers of the Deaf, Norwich Conference, 1906]

[Printed pamphlet.] 1906. Papers read at the Norwich Conference the Fifth Biennial Conference of the National Association of Teachers of the Deaf. A Supplement to "The Teacher of the Deaf."

44pp., 8vo. In brown printed wraps. In fair condition, on lightly-aged paper, in worn wraps, with ownership inscriptions and shelfmarks on the front cover. Scarce: no copies listed on COPAC or OCLC WorldCat.

Lt. Thomas Staunton St. Clair [Vincent Roth, ed.; The Daily Chronicle Ltd, Printers and Publishers, Georgetown, Demerara, British Guiana]

[Printed book.] A Soldier's Sojourn in British Guiana by Lt. Thomas Staunton St. Clair 1806-1808. Edited by Vincent Roth.

[iii] + 281 + [viii] pp., 8vo. With illustrations in text and occasional annotations by the editor. Stapled, in illustrated card wraps with illustrated endpapers. On aged paper, with front cover, endpapers and first two leaves loose. The book is, as the editor explains in his foreword ('...