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Olga Grabowsky [Joseph Conrad].

[Olga Grabowsky] Typescript (carbon), A Study of 'Lord Jim' [by Joseph Conrad]

138pp., sm.fol, paper wraps, faded in parts, good condition. Unpublished. INSCRIBED by the Author on the titlepage, To my dearest friends Mrs and Mr Gray, as a remembrance of our friendship and a souvenir of my English studies. | With all my love. | Olga Grabowsky | 3/954 [Almeres?]. CONTENTS...

£380.00
Edmund Tolson Wedmore [Norman Penney; Thomas Pole, M.D.; Society of Friends; Quakers]

[Printed book.] Thomas Pole, M.D. Written by Edmund Tolson Wedmore for the Friends' Historical Society with Notes by Norman Penney. Illustrated by Portrait, and Forty-eight Drawings by Dr. Pole.

[8] + 53pp., 8vo, with frontispiece, and 25 plates at rear. In good condition, lightly aged and worn. Stamp of the Book Centre, Friends House, Euston Road, London, on title-page. Bound, complete with printed wraps, in grey cloth binding with worn leather label, gilt, on spine. This actual book (...

£75.00
Catherine Subramanian

[ Catherine Subramanian ] Typescript entitled Observations on the English Mental Hospital System & Suggestions for Reforms.

24pp., 4to, good condition. With a sprinkling of annotation. Author's Summary: 1. Introduction; 2. Life in four different mental institutions is described. These Institutions comprise:- A. A privately owned nursing home; B. A county mental hospital; C. A small town general hospital mental obs....

£560.00
E. M. Almedingen (born Marta Aleksandrovna Almedingen, also known as Martha Edith Almedingen or von Almedingen; 1898 – 1971), British novelist, biographer, children's author, poet, of Russian origin.

[E.M. Almedingen, writer] A Substantial Collection of Manuscript and Typed Material from her Papers

1. Untitled Typescript. Author Unknown. An unpublished biography of E.M. Almedingen, 123pp., sm. folio, in black lever arch file, very good condition, a scattering of MS. corrections and additions.2. Seven mainly bulging Notebooks and Scrapbooks, (All my own), the Notebooks numbered I, II &...

£1,500.00
Naomi Jacob [Naomi Eleanor Clare Ellington Jacob (1884 – 1964), writer, actress and broadcaster.]

[Naomi Jacob] Typescripts of her plays THE ACE (A Play in One Act) AND THE DAWN (A Play in One Act)

A. The Ace: 29 pages, sm. fol., in red paper covers, bindin a little battered but contents very good, address of agent handwritten on title (Elsa Daniels, 179 Manchester Road, Bury, Lancs). The play centres on Mary, Queen of Scots; B. The Dawn: 23 pages, sm. fol., in sl.stained folder, contents...

£250.00
Oliver Wendell Holmes [August 29, 1809 – October 7, 1894), American physician, poet, and polymath based in Boston]

[Oliver Wendell Holmes; Walter Scott] Autograph Letter Signed OWHolmes to David Douglas, publisher and editor, a fine letter responding to the latter's gift of his editions of Scott's 'Journal' and 'Familiar Letters'.

Four pages, 12mo, good condition, tipped on to page removed from David Douglas's personal copy of his Familiar Letters of Sir Walter Scott (1894) (see my #23402). Text: The two beautiful volumes of Scott's Letters reached me [presumably pre-publication] some days ago, and I have found time to...

£950.00
[David Douglas, publisher and editor, and Sir Walter Scott]

[David Douglas, publisher and editor, and Sir Walter Scott] The Personal Copies of publisher and editor, David Douglas, of The Journal of Sir Walter Scott (1890) and Familiar Letters of Sir Walter Scott, extra-illustrated with Correspondence.

Months sometimes pass without my having an opportunity of reading a book for my own amusement, but I hope in this case to begin soon.John Murray IV, publisherDavid Douglas, Edinburgh publisher, edited and published The Journal of Sir Walter Scott in 1890 and Familiar Letters of Sir Walter Scott...

£3,500.00
Thomas DuGard [Dugard, physician to the Shropshire Infirmary, and honorary fellow of the Geological Society].

[Thomas DuGard, geologist] Part of an Autograph Letter Signed only.

Paper, 19 x 6cm, all legible but poor condition with staining, one word obscured. Text: (recto) have sent you two spec[imens][rest of line cut off] found in this County - the other a rare [naturla?] product but very plentiful here. | The Actinatus amygdalites is found upon the Caer Caradoc the...

£35.00
F.M. Wibaut and Mrs Wibaut-Berdenis van Berlekom. Translator: Cornelie Russell

[F.M. Wibaut, social democrat politician, writer on economic subjects etc; Mrs Wibaut-Berdenis, feminist writer] Marriage in the Making, translated from Wordend Huwelijk by Cornelie Russell. (unpublished)

Typescript, 99pp., 4to, paper wraps, stapled, sl. chipped and stained, text good+. Enclosed: Brief biographical information about the Dutch joint authors, typescript, one page, edge dusted and ragged but complete. WITH: 5 pages of complimentary reviews of the Dutch edition in periodicals or by...

£750.00
H.M.S. Tyne, Flagship; Japan; Pacific Fleet

[H.M.S. Tyne, Flagship; Japan; Pacific Fleet] Two Typescripts (cyclostyled or similar): H.M.S. Tyne's Commission. Pacific Fleet 1944-46 AND Guide to Japan AND Plan of Yokohama Port

A. H.M.S. Tyne's Commission. Pacific Fleet 1944-46, typescript (cyclostyled or similar), 14pp., fol., stapled, small coloured image of desert island with palm trees on front cover, covers dusted, sl. chipped and stained, but complete and fully legible. Preliminary page detailed list of places...

£1,350.00
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