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[Boy Scouts]

[Boy Scouts; printed book] The Boy Scouts (Baden-Powell's) Head Quarters Gazette.

Nos 1-12, vol. XI, Title; Contents [i-iii].264pp, pictorial front board, low quality paper so browned at edges, corner bumped and worn. some spotting, spine sl. damaged,, dent in back cover, but overal sound. Ownership E C Reynolds front ep. Enclosed: 4pp., cyclostyled, 8vo, headed NOSTALGIA...

Bolingbroke [Frederick St John, 2nd Viscount Bolingbroke [(1732 -1787), landowner, race horse owner, nicknamed Bully, serial philanderer, party animal and a notorious gambler]

[Viscount Bolingbroke] Receipt Signed Bolingbroke.

Paper, 24 x 14cm, edges frayed not affecting text, sl. grubby, tipped on to sl. larger paper. Text (secretarial): Received June the 8th. 1764 the contents of the Within order [not present] || Witness John Dupont. Signed Bolingbroke. Note: Bully, as he was called by his contemporaries, is best...

Felice Beato, photographer.

[Felice Beato, photograph; Indian Mutiny] The Bailee Guard Gate taken from inside showing the Clock tower, Lucknow.

Albumen silver print, 29.8 x 25.6cm, laid down on slightly larger card, small nick at the top right corner, ow a good sharp image. There's contemporary docketing at the base of the photograph. See image. Note (BL description): Photograph of the Baillie Guard gateway in Lucknow, [...] taken by...

General Sir Charles Warren, (1840 -1927) officer in the Royal Engineers, archaeologist (Holy Land), and police chief (Metropolitan Police) during the Jack the Ripper murders.

[General Sir Charles Warren] Autograph Letter Signed Charles Warren to Major Coates, presumably Edward Coates, stockbroker and politician, giving a reference.

One page, 12mo, bifolium, fold mark, good condition. He has been asked ot gibe a reference for someone who is seeking employment wit you. A subaltern in the Ramsgate Company Church Lads Brigade which I commanded. Warren knew his family, but he has met him with his brother on many occasions and...

John Curling ['J*** C******'] (1784-1863), JP, of Offley Holes and Gosmore, Herts [Count Fedor Wassiljavitch Rostopchine, Governor of Moscow; Napoleon Bonaparte; Retreat from Moscow, 1812]

Autograph Manuscripts of two translations by John Curling: Count Rostopchine's 'The Truth upon The Great Conflagration of Moscow 1813' and 'Observation on the Campaign in the Netherlands', with printed version of latter.

The two translations, in the same original red leather notebook, totalling 226pp., 12mo. Good, on lightly-aged paper, in worn binding. The first translation in the volume is a fair copy, without corrections, of a work published in French in 1823 as 'La V?rit? sur l'Incendie de Moscou; par le...

Montagu of Beaulieu [John Walter Edward Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 2nd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu (1866 ? 1929), Conservative politician and promoter of motoring.

[Montagu of Beaulieu; the Birth of mass motoring] One Typed Letter Signed Montagu of Beaulieu AND Two Typed Notes Signed Montagu about cars and motoring in their infancy, and future legislation in their regard..

A. 22 Nov. 1905, Three pages, 12mo, bifolium,black-bordered, good condition. He refers to an account sent to him by a correspondent of Car which I read with great interest but he had yet to receive a detailed account. I quite understand in Surrey motorists must be a great nuisance to many of the...

[Arthur Griffiths].

[Sinn Féin, newspaper edited by Arthur Griffith] Typewritten draft of circular letter

Typewritten draft of circular letter, with corrections, appealing for support for Griffith’s Sinn Féin newspaper, and giving details concerning its foundation. Typescript, 3pp, 4to, good condition. Author and recipient not stated. Undated, but from the context written in 1906. It begins, We...

[Dungannon Club Publications, No.2]

[Printed] To the Whole People of Ireland. The Manifesto of the Dungannon Club Belfast ([c.1905]).

Pamphlet, 8pp., 8vo, damage and staining but minimal loss to text. One copy on COPAC (Lambeth Palace), one on WorldCat (University College, Dublin).Note from TrinityCD, The Dungannon Clubs were founded in 1905 and absorbed into Sinn Fein between 1906 and 1908. This item is listed in my catalogue...

[Irish Volunteers, 1915]

The Present Crisis. Manifesto Issued by the Executive Committee of the Irish Volunteers, 15th July, 1915

Handbill, 2pp., 4to, sunned and other minor defects, mainly good condition. One copy listed, NLI.

Robert Lynd [Robert Wilson Lynd; Riobard ua Floinn] (1979-1949), Irish essayist [Saoirse na h-Éireann. Irish Freedom]

Copy of the Irish republican newspaper 'Saoirse na h-Éireann. Irish Freedom', from the papers of Robert Lynd, and with the front-page article 'Germany is not Ireland's Enemy' possibly written by him.

8pp., folio. Unopened. On aged high-acidity paper, with wear along central vertical fold, and chipping to extremities. The article is unsigned, and covers the whole of the front page and p.5 (which is headed 'Ireland won't be fooled again.') and ends on p.6. An inflammatory piece of writing, as...