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Roger Casement, diplomat and Irish Patriot

Appeal for the Irish School Children of Connemara, to provide for them in school and support for the Irish Language.

Handbill, [4]pp., 4to, bifolium, good condition, pp.[2] & [4] blank, p.[2] concludes with Subscription Form (not filled in). One copy listed, on WorldCat (Bibliothèque de documentation internationale contemporaine Nanterre, France).

The Sinn Fein Printing and Publishing Company, Limited.

[Sinn Fein] Debenture.

Certificate, one page, 23 x 20cm, part printed, part manuscript, good condition, made out to Robert Lynd (in his Irish name) at 9 Greytown [Gayton] Road, Hampstead, London, No. 1876, £1, with terms, signed by the Directors (including John O’Mahony) and the Secretary (Seán T. Ó Ceallaigh). WITH:...

History £120.00
Axel Munthe [Axel Martin Fredrik Munthe] (1857-1949), Swedish physician and author of 'The Story of San Michele'] [Judith Masefield (1904-1988), daughter of the Poet Laureate, John Masefield]

[Axel Munthe] Eight Typed Letters Signed from Axel Munthe, author of 'The Story of San Michele', written in a charming and entertaining style to his young friend 'Miss Judith' - Judith Masefield, daughter of the English poet laureate John Masefield.

'The Story of San Michele' is one of the most popular works of the twentieth century, and this delightful correspondence bears ample testimony to the extraordinary allure of its author. The eight letters are entirely legible, in fair condition on aged paper. They total 3pp. in folio, and 8pp in...

[Dora Carrington] Noel Carrington [Noel Lewis Carrington (1895 – 1989), book designer, editor, publisher, and the originator of Puffin Books.]

[Dora Carrington; Bloomsbury; bookplates; art] Autograph Letter Signed Noel Carrington to King [?], about his sister's work (Carrington) and Lytton Strachey's library.

Two pages, cr. 8vo, fold marks, good condition. Text: Your enquiry about woodcuts and bookplates made by my sister Dora Carrington for Lytton Strachey and others: You will find in the book on her Letters & Diaries edited by David Garnett (Cape 1970) and Paper Back OUP, several reproductions...

Charles Stuart Calverley (1831-1884), poet and wit.

[Charles Stuart Calverley] Full Signature and date only Charles Stuart Calverley.

Full Signature, on possibly flyleaf of a book, 14.5 x 20cm, one edge rough (as removerd from book, ow good condition. See image.

Literature £25.00 Calverley
Nursuppah [Nursuppa], Buckshee [Paymaster] to H.H. the Maharajah of Mysore

[Mysore; Buckshee] Autograph Letter Signed Nursuppah [Indian language name also] to Major Brine, Royal Engineers [...] Bangalore.

Three pages, 8vo, large handwriting, staining along fold marks, small closed tear at centre, text legible. Your welcome telegram to Dr [Renton?] here has been with much pleasure received by His Highness the Maha Rajah of Mysore.- In reply I am directed by His Highness the Maha Rajah, to...

History £120.00 Mysore
Raymond Devos [(1922 – 2006), Belgian-French humorist, stand-up comedian and clown].

[Raymond Devos; Caryl Brahms & Ned Sherrin; typescript] OOM-PAH-PAH! Adapted by Caryl Brahms & Ned Sherrin.

Stiff paper covers clipped together, blue, stained, 95pp., 4to, text, good condition. From the lack of information about this play, it obviously bombed. The script by Ned Sherrin and Caryl Brahms was called Oom - Pah - Pah. It was a translation of a long - running Parisian hit Les Pupitres,...

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire (1833 -1908), Marquess of Hartington between 1858 and 1891, statesman.

[Marquess of Hartington; Railway Orphanage, Derby] Autograph Letter Signed Hartington to an unnamed correspondent.

Four pages, 12mo, bifolium, damaged at join not affecting text, remnants of being tipped in somewhere at 'spine', text clear and complete. He accepts an invitation from the Committee of the Railway Orphanage at Derby to open the completed buildings on a specified day. The enclosed statement by...

'Pierre Loti', pseudonym of Louis Marie-Julien Viaud (1850-1923), French author and naval officer [Frédéric Vernier, 'le pasteur de Papeete', Tahiti]

['Pierre Loti' [Louis Marie-Julien Viaud], French author and naval officer.] Autograph Letter Signed ('P. Loti') to the brother of Frédéric Vernier; with covering letter from Vernier to W. A. Wilson of Belfast.

For two months in 1872, during his naval training, Loti 'went native' in Pape'ete, Tahiti, the inspiration for his Polynesian idyll 'Rarahu' (1880, later 'Le Mariage de Loti', and he inspiration for Delibe's 1883 opera 'Lakmé'), whose narrator explains that the name Loti was bestowed on him by...

Philippe de Courcillon, Marquis de Dangeau (1638-1720) [Louis-Marie Pidou de Saint-Olon (1637-1717), Bishop of Baghdad; Jacques Giraud de Moucy; Ordre de Notre-Dame de Mont-Carmel; Louis XIV]

[Philippe de Courcillon, Marquis de Dangeau.] Vellum Certificate, Signed as Grand Master, admitting Jacques Giraud de Moucy into the Ordre de Notre-Dame du Mont-Carmel et de St. Lazare de Jerusalem. With Signed Note by Louis-Marie Pidou de Saint-Olon

See A. de Marcy's 'Liste des Chevaliers' (1875), which reproduces from the registers the notice of the admission into the order on 16 July 1700 of 'Jacques Giraud de Moucy, cy-devant mousquetaire, commandant des gardes de S. A. R. Madame la duchesse d'Orléans'. On a 37 x 51 cm piece of vellum,...