PRINTED

[Kenwood House (Iveagh Bequest).] Two printed items: 'London County Council.Order of Proceedings on the occasion of the opening by His Majesty the King [...] of Ken Wood' and 'Preliminary List of Members' of 'Ken Wood Preservation Council'.

Author: 
Kenwood House; Iveagh Bequest; Ken Wood Preservation Society; London County Council
Publication details: 
'Order of Proceedings' printed by the London County Council on '16.7.25', i.e. 16 July 1925. Ken Wood Preservation Society list without place or date (but also 1925).
£150.00

Two printed items, both in fair condition, lightly aged and worn. ONE: 'London County Council. Order of Proceedings on the occasion of the opening by His Majesty the King, accompanied by Her Majesty the Queen, of Ken Wood, at 3.30 p.m., On Saturday, 18th July, 1925.' Signed in type at end by Clerk of the Council 'Montagu. H. Cox', at 'The County Hall, | Westminster Bridge, S.E.1. | 18th July, 1925.' 7 + [2]pp, 12mo. Stitched pamphlet with one loose leaf. The text begins: 'His Majesty, accompanied by Her Majesty, will leave Buckingham Palace attended by members of the household-in-waiting.

[Alexander Graham Bell.] Signed Autograph Presentation Inscription (to 'Lord Egerton') and Note, in copy of printed pamphlet: 'Communications received by Committee on the Census, United States Senate, relating to the Census Bill H. R. 1659.'

Author: 
Alexander Graham Bell [Wilbraham Egerton, 1st Earl Egerton; The Eleventh Census of the United States, 1890; Eugene Hale; Carroll D. Wright; William Godwin Moody; Nicholas Murray Butler]
Publication details: 
No publication details or date. [Washington, D. C.? Circa 1888.]
£500.00

43pp., 8vo. In good condition, on aged paper, with small label (with manuscript '7') on first page. In tasteful modern grey paper wraps with white printed label on front. Bell's presentation inscription, with the first line slightly trimmed at head, is on the title page: 'Lord Egerton | with the compliments of | Alexander Graham Bell' and '(Senate Document)'. Bell has also written, above the drop-head title (p.3): 'Suggestions by Alex. Graham Bell with regard to Defective Classes, Paper 31'. Bell's contribution, the longest in the volume, is on pp.31-37, with six tables in text.

[Printed work of sensational popular fiction.] The Mysterious Avenger; or, The Trials of Love. [Followed by a reprinting of De Quincey's translation of 'Der Freischütz', under the title 'William, the Fatal Marksman; or, The Seven Charmed Bullets'.]

Author: 
[Thomas De Quincey; William Walker, printer, Otley, Yorkshire]
Publication details: 
London: Published by the Booksellers. William Walker, Otley. 1847. [Slug: 'WILLIAM WALKER, PRINTER, OTLEY.']
£250.00

256pp., 12mo. With frontispiece engraving and vignette on title. In original brown cloth binding, with blind-stamped decorative pattern on the boards, and title and design on the spine. Ownership inscription of 'Arthur Baxter | Runcorn | 1861' on piece of paper laid down on front pastedown. A tight copy, on stained paper (particularly the last few leaves) and aged paper, in worn binding with gilt almost dulled. An interesting production, reminiscent of previous Minerva Press publications, and looking ahead to the yellow-back.

[Battle of Normandy, 1944.] 'Secret' British Army pamphlet titled 'OPERATION “OVERLORD” - 1944 | Report by AQMG (Ops) EASTERN COMMAND', describing 'the part played by Eastern Command in the preparations for and launching of the operation'.

Author: 
[Operation Overlord (Battle of Normandy), 1944] 'AQMG (Ops) EASTERN COMMAND' [i.e. Lieut.-Col. Colin Thornton-Kernsley (1903-1977)]
Publication details: 
[Operation Overlord, Eastern Command, 1944] On final page: 'D 53664-1 175 D/d E.C.2144 11/44 70'. '11/44' signifies the date of the pamphlet, November 1944, and '70' the number of copies printed.
£600.00

Sir Colin Thornton-Kernsley is identified as author from the first of the pamphlet's seven appendices ('Eastern Command | List of officers principally concerned with plans for the mounting of Overlord'), where he is described as: 'Chairman: AQMG(Ops) Lt. Col. C. N. Thornton Kernsley MP-RA'.

[Early English edition, in parts, of Uncle Tom's Cabin, with introduction titled 'A Few Words to the British Reader'.] Uncle Tom's Cabin. The Great American Novel. To be completed in Six Weekly Numbers, Price One Penny each.

Author: 
[Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896), American author and abolitionist; Vickers, bookseller 334 Strand, London]]
Publication details: 
London: VICKERS, 334, Strand; and all Booksellers. The first number dated 'SATURDAY, AUGUST 7, 1852.
£450.00

Author not named. The six parts totalling 96pp., 4to. Unbound and stitched together. In poor condition, on aged and worn paper with occasional minor loss. Page 1 carries 'A Few Words to the British Reader', beginning: 'UNCLE TOM'S CABIN is not only the most thrilling Novel ever written in America, but the most interesting and startling work of the age.

[Nineteenth-century American institutions for the education of the deaf and dumb.] Volume containing 17 printed items relating to institutions at Hartford, California, Jacksonville, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania.

Author: 
[American Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb, Hartford, Connecticut; Minnesota Institute for the Deaf and Dumb, and the Blind and the School for Idiots and Imbeciles, Faribault, et al loc.
Publication details: 
Hartford, Connecticut; California; Jacksonville, Florida; Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania. Dating from between 1873 and 1887.
£450.00

Seventeen uncommon items, all but the last in 8vo, and all bound into a sturdy modern black cloth binding. Typed list of contents laid down on front pastedown. In good condition, on lightly aged and worn paper, with occasional damage to wraps. Shelfmarks, labels and stamp of the Science and Art Department Educational Library and Board of Education Reference Library, London. Most in their original printed coloured wraps.

[ Salmon-Fishing; PRINTED] Draft. Memorial. Sea Coast Salmon Fishing Proprietors to the Fishery Board for Scotland

Author: 
[Sea-Coast Salmon Fishing Proprietors; Scotland]
Publication details: 
1885
£250.00

Leaflet, 4pp., folio, bifolium, with occasional MS correction, elision and addition. Proposals listed as 1. To extend the Annual and Weekly Close Time; 2. To remodel District Fishery Boards.; 3. To give power to the Secretary of State to combine or divide Fishery Districts, to vary or [elided and added in MS] extend the statutor Close Time, and to alter or amend Bye-laws fixing the Estuary of any river; 4. To restrict the use on the sea-coast of the fixed engines presently employed for taking salmon, and to abolish these engines near the mouths and estuaries of rivers.

[ Kimberley; Diamond Fields Advertiser ] The Siege of Kimberley 1899-1900. Specail Illustrated Number of the Diamond Fields Advertiser, Kimberley

Author: 
[ Kimberley; Diamond Fields Advertiser ]
Kimberley
Publication details: 
The Diamond Fields Advertiser, Ltd Kimberley [1900]
£380.00
Kimberley

Photographs mainly supplied by Mr. F.H. Hancox [...]. Not paginated. A very good copy, original dark red morocco gilt, sl. rubbed, raised bands, all edges gilt, patterned endpapers, with label of Arthur Probsthain, [eminent] Oriental Booksellers. See photo.

[ Armenia; book ] Preces Sancti Nierses, Armeniorum patriarchae: Turcice, Graece, Latine, Italice, et Gallice redditae / Appendix: Anglice, Germanice, Hungarice, Serviane, Hollandice, Hispanice, Illirice.

Author: 
[ Glayetsi NERSES , patriarch of Armenia. IV. ]
Publication details: 
Venetiis [Venice], 1815.
£200.00

173pp. : port ; 12mo, period vellum gilt, open-ended box (worn), covers worn, corners bumped. Extracts in many languages.

[Printed reports.] Run of reports of the Council of Education for the Isle of Man [Isle of Man Board of Education], 1911-1969, with copy of the 'Report of the Buchan School Commission. July, 1951'.

Author: 
[Council of Education for the Isle of Man and (from 1947) the Isle of Man Board of Education; Buchan School, Castletown, Malew]
Publication details: 
All 56 items printed at Douglas, Isle of Man [Brown & Sons, Limited, Times Buildings; S. K. Broadbent & Sons, Limited; Norris Modern Press, Ltd.]. 1911 to 1967.
£750.00

56 items, comprising an unbroken run of 53 issues from 1911 to 1963, together with the issues for 1967 and 1969, and a copy of the 'Report of the Buchan School Commission | July, 1951'. In two sturdy green cloth boxes ('Supplied for the Public Service'). All 56 items with stamps, shelfmarks and labels of the Board of Education Reference Library. The first eleven issues (ending in 1921) are more substantial than the rest, and are housed in the first box.

[Handbill announcing Nelson's victory at the Battle of the Nile, 1798, headed: 'Adm. NELSON's Victory over the French.'

Author: 
Horatio Nelson [Admiral Lord Nelson; Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté] (1758-1805) Battle of the Nile, 1798
Publication details: 
Without place or date. [October 1798.]
£650.00

Presumably distributed in the streets (of London?) on the news of Nelson's victory. No other copy of the title has been traced, either on OCLC WorldCat or COPAC. Printed on one side of a 34 x 19.5 cm piece of paper, with cropped margins (text area 33 x 17.5 cm). The reverse of the leaf would appear to be blank, the leaf being laid down on a piece of grey paper removed from an album. Printed in double column, with a wavy vertical dividing rule down the middle, beneath the title 'Adm.

[ Highclere Castle; Downton Abbey; Auction Catalogue ] Heroes at Highclere | Auction Guide inscribed by some of the cast of Downton Abbey.

Author: 
[ Highclere Castle; Downton Abbey ]
Publication details: 
Highclere Castle, Sunday 16 October 2011.
£120.00

TWO COPIES, leaflet, auction catalogue, 8pp., 8vo each, very good to fine condition. Illustrated Catalogue including items from Downton House, inc. script from Episode One. COPY ONE: Inscribed front Fiona [Carn?] [Fiona, Lady Carnarvon, Countess of Carnarvon] and Signed on the back page by actors who appeared in Downton Abbey: Jim Carter (also the 'auctioneer'), Phyllis Logan Lesley Nicol, Sophie McShera, Hugh Bonneville, and Allen Leach. COPY TWO: A marked copy, with prices realised.

[ The Alipore Bomb Case, 1908 to 1909. ] Three printed documents annotated by appeal judge Sir Richard Harington: Jenkins's 'Judgment. | Alipore appeal.'; Carnduff's dissenting judgment; Harington's final judgment.

Author: 
Sir Lawrence Hugh Jenkins, Chief Justice, and H. W. C. Carnduff, of the High Court, Fort William, Bengal; Sir Richard Harington [ Alipore Bomb Case; Muraripukur or Manicktolla Bomb Conspiracy ]
Publication details: 
Jenkins's judgment: In the High Court of Judicature at Fort William in Bengal. The 23rd November 1909. Carnduff's dissenting judgment dated 23 November 1909. Harington's final judgment, 18 February 1910. The last two printed in Calcutta.
£650.00

The Alipore Bomb Case was the trial of a number of revolutionaries of the Anushilan Samiti in Calcutta (their object, according to Harington, being 'to deprive the King of the Sovereignty of British India by force'), held at Alipore Sessions Court, Calcutta, between May 1908 and May 1909. The trial followed in the wake of the attempt on the life of Presidency Magistrate Douglas Kingsford in Muzaffarpur by Bengali nationalists Khudiram Bose and Prafulla Chaki in April 1908, as a result of which two ladies (Mrs and Miss Kennedy) died.

[ Leaflet ] The Howard League for Penal Reform (Formerly the Howard Association and the Penal Reform League).. Enclosure: form to accompany donation, not yet filled in.

Author: 
[ The Howard League for Penal Reform ]
Publication details: 
[1922?]
£50.00

Leaflet, 4pp., 8vo, bifolium, unbound, minor staining, good condition. Presumably this was published just after The Howard Association and the Penal Reform League joined forces in 1921, The Officers are listed first, including Lord Henry Cavendish-Bentinck (Chairman) and Margery Fry (Hon. Sec., Principal of Somerville College, Oxford). The leaflet outlines the objectives of the Howard League with a page dedicated to I. The setting up of an organised system of Probation and the final two pages headed II. Classification of Prisoners. No other copy traced (yet).

[ Charterhouse; William Haig Brown; Printed ] Handbill Prologue to 'Helping Hands'. AND Programme for the performances

Author: 
[ William Haig Brown (1823–1907), cleric and reforming headmaster of Charterhouse School.]
Publication details: 
Charterhouse, December, 1869.
£65.00

Handbill/Leaflet, 26 x 13cm. laid down on part of page extracted from an Album created by Major Wellesley Paget, R.H.A., sl. wrinkled, fold mark, ow good. This Prologue to the School Play of 1869, Helping Hands was later printed in William Haig Brown's Carthusian Memories and Other Verses of Leisure, p.54. WITH: Programme, 4pp., 8vo, not bound, sl. water stained, small closed tear, ow. good condition for the performances on 9-11 December 1869 of Helping Hands. A Domestic Drama in II. Acts By Tom Taylor, Esq. and Whitebait at Greenwich. A Farce, By J.M. Morton with cast lists

[ Fox-hunting in Ireland; Printed Verse; Not recorded ] The Darrigle Day. | November 15th, 1880

Author: 
H.P. [ Fox-hunting in Ireland; Verse ]
Publication details: 
Presumably Darrigle, nr Portlaw, Ireland, 15 November 1880.
£180.00

[For Private Circulation only] Unpublished poem, four pages, 8vo, not bound, sl. water affected ow good condition, fourteen verses on three pages. First verse; You may boast of your spins over Aylesbury Vale; | You may brag of your gallops from Ranksboro' gorse; | Of your Greatwood or Waterloo tell a fine tale; | Of your deeds in the shires you may talk yourselves hoars: | They are well in their way: but we all of us say | There is nothing can equal our Darrigle Day.

[ Indian Mutiny ] The London Gazette, Number 22172 (Papers nos 1-58 received at the East India House)

Author: 
[ Indian Mutiny ]
Publication details: 
[London], Tuesday, August 10, 1858.
£450.00

Number 22172, pp.3707-3775, UNbound, still in original gatherings A-I (total 9, each four pages, unopened), first pages sl. grubby, and others edges dusted, ow good condition. Each gathering stamped in red as NEWSPAPER. It includes comprehensive reports on fighting and situation from April 1858-[9] April, concluding (no.

[ Francis Stopford [Mappin and Webb] ] The Romance of the Jewel

Author: 
Francis Stopford [Mappin and Webb]
Publication details: 
London: Printed For Private Circulation, 1920.
£125.00

4to, pp.[vi], 96, 22 plates (most coloured), tissue guards with legends, qtr calf, front cover with blue, green & gilt design incorporating a peacock, sl. grubby, aeg, corners bumped, wear on spine mainly top and bottom. First (and only) Edition. ENCLOSED: Typed Letter Signed by unreadable name (Correspondence Manager) on Mappin & Webb notepaper (with Royal Coat of Arms in gilt) and on their behalf, one page, cr. 8vo, to Lady Bell, Rounton Grange, Northallerton, 21 Sept. 1921, text: We are sending separately a book entitled 'The Romance of the Jewel' which we hope will interest.

[ Captain T.C. Anderson, Compiler] Ubique: War Services of all the Officers of H.M.'s Bengal Army [Fuller title below

Author: 
Captain T.C. Anderson, Compiler.
Publication details: 
Calcutta, Captain T.C. Anderon, 29, Chowringhee, [1863].
£280.00

Ubique : war services of all the officers of H.M.'s Bengal Army : exhibiting the rank and various services ...

[ Cosens and Wallace; authorial inscription; book ] Fatehgarh and the Mutiny.

Author: 
Lt.Col. F.R. Cosens and C.L. Wallace.
Publication details: 
Lucknow: Newul Kishore Press, 1933
£150.00

Pp.[viii].276, 5 fdg maps, hinge strain, wear and tear, ex lib Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (cancellation stamp). See image. INSCRIBED BY ONE OF THE AUTHORS: Katherine Weston from C.L. Wallace. April 29th 1933.

[ Major-General F.W. Stubbs, Compiler; Bengal Artillery ] List of Officers who have served in the Regiment of the Bengal Artillery, with Tables of Successive Establishments [continued below]

Author: 
Major-General F.W. Stubbs, Compiler
Publication details: 
Bath: Printed by C. Seers, 2, Argyle Street, 1892.
£220.00

[conclusion of title] Roll of the Victoria Cross, and Stations of Troops and Companies, From its first formation down to its absorption into the Imperial List. Pp.[1v].[72], p.[72] Addenda, hf.lea. spine and corners worn, some minor foxing and marking, mainly fair-good. Copies recorded at BL, NLS, 2 Spanish and 2 N. American libraries.

[ 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.

Author: 
[ F.R. Maunsell, K.C.B. ]
Delhi
Publication details: 
London Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd, 1912
£80.00
Delhi

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

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

Author: 
J. O. [Jacob Omnium, pseud., i.e. M. J. Higgins.]
Mhow
Publication details: 
London: Smith, Elder and Co., 65 Cornhill, 1864
£120.00
Mhow

[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.

[ Gavin S. Jones; MS (author's) additions & changes; book; Proof Copy? ] The Story of My Escape from Fatehgarh

Author: 
[ Gavin S. Jones ][ Ed. T. Gavin Jones, the author's son?]
Gavin Jones
Publication details: 
No imprint or colophon [[Cawnpore:] Printed at the Pioneer Press, by Geo. Sim, 1913 ]
£750.00
Gavin Jones

Pp.77, 8vo, grey paper (front) wrap (missing back wrap), closed tear penetrating middle of several pages (c.1-2cms), wrap and back page grubby, wrap with marks (see image), overal condition poor-fair. With bookplate with stamp indicating the book was disposed of by the RUSI. WITH MS Corrections and Additions by the author with the word Corrected written by him on front wrap. After signing off the printed work as if a letter, Gavin S. Jones. | Cawnpore, 5th Feb.

[ Leopold von Orlich; Indian Mutiny; Pamphlet ] The Military Mutiny in India: Its Origin and its Results [...] With Observations by Major-General Sir W.M.G. Colebrooke.

Author: 
Leopold von Orlich [ Major-General Sir W.M. G. Colebrooke ]
Orlich
Publication details: 
London: T. and W. Boone, 29 New Bond Street, 1858.
£320.00
Orlich

Pamphlet, 31pp., 8vo, pink paper wraps, showing signs of wear and tear, particularly the spine (see image). Translated from the German. Three copies recorded (British Libraries).

[ General Colin Campbell ] Part Printed form, part MS Monthly Return of Quarters of the [98th] Regiment [Foot]. Signed C Campbell | L Colonel | 98th Regt.

Author: 
[ Field Marshal Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde(1792 – 1863), British Army officer (Napoleonic, Opium War, Crimea, Indian Mutiny etc).]
Publication details: 
Printed by W. Clowes and Sons, 14, Charing Cross. Dated at Hull 19th May 1839
£600.00

One page, folio, fold mark, strip of album leaf at left margin, details filled in, presumably by someone secretarial (copperplate). [TOP HALF] Printed Headings: Corps and Head Quarters | Quarters of Troops or Companies | No. of Troops etc | Rank and File [several sub-sections including Sick] | Horses [three sub-sections]. [BOTTOM HALF] Printed headings: Detail of Detachments on Command [sub-sections] Regiment [blank] Stations of Detachments | Serjeants | Trumpeters or Drummers | Rank and File | Horses | Remarks. MS notes in Remarks include under sentence of court martial and Recruiting.

[The Indian Students' Department, London.] Two publications: 'Notes and Suggestions for Indian Students for the English Bar' and 'The Cost of Living for Indian Students in Great Britain'.

Author: 
Indian Students' Department, London [education in Britain on the eve of the First World War]
Publication details: 
Both 'Issued by the Indian Students' Department' [London]. The first with slug dated '2/1914 [February 1914]'; the second with slug dated '7/1914 [July 1914]'.
£300.00

Two pamphlets, uniform in layout, both stab-stitched. Providing information on educational costs for Indian students (and students generally) in pre-war Britain. No copies of either on OCLC WorldCat. ONE: 'Notes and Suggestions for Indian Students for the English Bar' (February 1914). 17pp, 12mo. Aged and worn, with slight rust staining from paper clip.

[Northbrook Society and National Indian Association headquarters.] Printed Copy of 'Agreement with regard to Cromwell House, South Kensington', between 'The Secretary of State in Council of India and the Northbrook Society'.

Author: 
Northbrook Society and National Indian Association, headquarters, Cromwell House, South Kensington [Sir James Thomson, K.C.S.I., and Abbas Ali Baig, Esquire, C.S.I.
Publication details: 
'Dated 15th October 1914.' [Slug dated '10/1914'.]
£165.00

6 + [1]pp, folio. Stab stitched. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper, with punch-hole at inner margin. An official copy, with 'Northbrook Society' at top right of first page. On four leaves, with the details printed on reverse of last leaf for folding into the customary packet: 'Dated 15th October 1914.

[National Indian Association and Students' Department, India Office publication.] Handbook of Information for Indian Students relating to University & Professional Studies, etc. in the United Kingdom. [copy of R. M. J. Knaster, Warden]

Author: 
Committee of the National Indian Association; Student's Department, India Office [R. M. J. Knaster [Roland Marcus Julius Knaster] (b.1890), Warden, 21 Cromwell Road, London]
Publication details: 
['Issued by the Committee of the National Indian Association in conjunction with the Students' Department, India Office.'] London: National Indian Association, 21, Cromwell Road, S.W.7. Seventeenth Edition. 1920.
£220.00

[12] + 158 + [8]pp, 12mo. In buff printed wraps. Advertisements at front and rear. Aged and worn, but tight and complete. Packed with revealing information under the main headings: Legal Study; Government Service; Agricultural; Forestry; Universities and Colleges; Teachers' Diplomas; Colleges for Women; Medical Study and Diplomas; Accountants; Engineering and Technology; Architecture; Art Schools; Commerce; Languages; Coaches and Private Tutors; Schools; Exemptions. Ownership signature at head of front cover: 'R. M. J. Knaster'. In addition to being listed under 'Educational Advisers.

[Sir Nigel Playfair, actor-manager of the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith.] Autograph Signature ('Nigel Playfair') on the programme for the lyric production 'When Crummles Played -' (based on characters from 'Nicholas Nickleby' by Charles Dickens).

Author: 
Sir Nigel Playfair [Sir Nigel Ross Playfair] (1874-1934), actor-manager of the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith [Charles Dickens, 'Nicholas Nickleby']
Publication details: 
The Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, W.6. [London] 'This (Thursday) evening, June 2nd, 1927, at 8 o'clock | Subsequent evenings at 8.30'. [Wightman Mountain & Andrews Ltd, Printers, 31 & 33, Victoria Street, S.W.]
£45.00

Four-page programme on bifolium, stapled into covers of shiny art paper. In fair condition, worn and aged, with rusted staples. Folded once. The covers are printed on the outside only. On the front are two illustrations in Georgian style, with the caption 'George Barnwell's Contrition'. On the back is a drawing of 'Portsmouth Old Theatre', 'Reproduced by kind permission of Arthur Moreland.' The small signature ('Nigel Playfair') is at top right of front cover. The first page of the programme carries five 'Producer's Notes' by 'Lessee & Manager' Playfair.

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