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  • A carte-de-visite. by Anthony Trollope.
    Anthony Trollope.
    A carte-de-visite.

    London: No date [circa 1860s]. A carte-de-visite by Elliott & Fry of 56 Baker, Portman Square, London, of the novelist Anthony Trollope. 10.2 x 6.2 cm. Library stamp on verso, little faded, else very good.

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  • GASKIN, Georgie.
    A christmas card designed by Georgie [Mrs. Arthur] Gaskin for Laurence and Mary Hodson, printed in colours and showing the three Hodson children at play.

    1897. 14.4 x 22 cm. Just a touch worn at corners; else very good. Very scarce.

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  • [EWING, Juliana Horatio.]
    A four page letter.

    Dated 3rd July 1884 signed in full, addressed from Villa Ponent, Taunton, Sheffield to an unknown correspondent, concerning a request for permission to use excerpts from Juliana's and her mother's books for a children's reading book. She makes clear that her consent will be forthcoming upon receipt of a list, but suggests that her Father be contacted at Ecclesfield Vicarage, Sheffield, to obtain permission to include excerpts from her mother's book. Fine condition.

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  • A hand-coloured engraved cartoon entitled, 'A Visit to the Boarding School'.
    A hand-coloured engraved cartoon entitled, 'A Visit to the Boarding School'.

    No publisher or date, but circa 1825. The engraving pokes fun at the ignorance of the aspiring parents of Miss Dorothy, who has recently been admitted to a school for young ladies, by recourse to a play on words: The tomb of Werter/ The tub of water. There is a printed number, 183 in the extreme left-hand corner which would suggest that this is part of a series. 20 x 25 cm's. Trimmed to platemark; evidence of removal from an album on blank verso; else very good.

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  • A letter to the Double Crown Club, thanking them for a dinner given on board the Orsova 1954. by ARDIZZONE, Edward.
    ARDIZZONE, Edward.
    A letter to the Double Crown Club, thanking them for a dinner given on board the Orsova 1954.

    1954. A four-page lithographed reprint of a letter from Ardizzone, illustrated with line drawings. Page size: 22 x 16.5 cm. A fine copy of a very scarce item.

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  • A MAP OF BELL' ISLE, Divided into Parishes.

    An engraved map, uncoloured as issued, commissioned for the London Magazine, 1761, measuring 21 x 28 cm. Two vertical crease-marks where once folded into the book, else fine.

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  • HALL, J[ohn].
    A MAP OF THE ISLE OF THANET. Published by J. Hall, Bookseller Margate.

    No date [but inscribed 1795 on case.]. Engraved, dissected into 12 an mounted on canvas. 435 x 540mm [171/4 x 215/8 inches]. Inset plan of Ramsgate Harbour. Scale two inches to the mile. Folding into the original marbled slipcase with the engraved label: 'Hall's Map of the Isle of Thanet.' Case a little worn; Initials of owner and date on case, and twice on the reverse of the canvas where it folds into the case. A very good example of a scarce map. In the Kentish Gazette for August 30, 1777 J. Hall advertised his ‘Map of the Isle of Thanet from an actual survey by R. Budgen’ for sale at 5s ‘on fine canvas, in neat cases, for the…

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    No date [but inscribed 1795 on case.]. Engraved, dissected into 12 an mounted on canvas. 435 x 540mm [171/4 x 215/8 inches]. Inset plan of Ramsgate Harbour. Scale two inches to the mile. Folding into the original marbled slipcase with the engraved label: 'Hall's Map of the Isle of Thanet.' Case a little worn; Initials of owner and date on case, and twice on the reverse of the canvas where it folds into the case. A very good example of a scarce map. In the Kentish Gazette for August 30, 1777 J. Hall advertised his ‘Map of the Isle of Thanet from an actual survey by R. Budgen’ for sale at 5s ‘on fine canvas, in neat cases, for the pocket…. designed as a pocket companion for the Nobility and Gentry in their daily excursions, and a useful piece of furniture for the neighbourhood.’ One cannot rely on the date on the above copy, but it may well be that this copy is the earliest known issue.

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  • A MAP OF THE KINGDOM OF IRELAND from ye latest & best Observations. For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History [of England].

    Cartographer: Richard William Seale, No date (circa 1751). An engraved map, uncoloured as issued. Sheet size: 495 x 420mm (191/2 x 161/2). Trimmed very close at the bottom left-hand corner where cut for folding into the book, with some creasing and two short tears. Else a very fine impression with original binding folds.

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  • A mounted photograph by the London Stereoscopic Co.

    Of William Hoyle, fisherman & poet, of Great Yarmouth. Verse beneath poem, with biographical details including a list of his published works on the verso. 16.6 x 10.8 cm. Some browning to the mount; else very good.

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  • A New and Correct Map of the Seven UNITED PROVINCES Drawn from the most approved Maps and Charts: The whole being regulated by Astronomical Observations. By Eman. Bowen. For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England.

    Circa 1751. Engraved map, uncoloured as issued. Sheet size: 413 x 515 mm (161/4" x 201/4"). Very fine impression with original binding folds.

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  • A NEW MAP of the RIVER MISSISSIPI from the SEA to BAYAGOULIS.

    Engraved for the London Magazine, 1761. And engraved map, uncoloured as issued, 21 x 27.5 cm. Two vertical crease-marks where once folded into the book, else fine.

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  • A part set of nine home-made menu display cards
    A part set of nine home-made menu display cards

    A part set of nine home-made menu display cards, decorated with watercolours of rural scenes. Circa late Victorian / early Edwardian. Each card: 17.3 x 12 cm. Each is made in such a way that a slip of paper with the written menu may be placed inside and displayed in a 'window.' Some spotting, particularly in the 'windows;' three cards lack their 'legs;' but still very nice.

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  • A printed 'Account' of the Charity-School at Worfield
    A printed 'Account' of the Charity-School at Worfield

    1817. A printed 'Account' of the Charity-School at Worfield [Shropshire], for the year March 1817 to March 1818. Small hole in centre of the sheet, not affecting the printing; else in excellent condition. 25.5 x 19.7 cms.

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  • A printed bill from Edward Warren, importer of wine and foreign spirits...
    A printed bill from Edward Warren, importer of wine and foreign spirits...

    1732. A printed bill from Edward Warren, importer of wine and foreign spirits, Piccadilly, for a substantial quantity of wine, made out to a Mr Hartley, whom we firmly believe to be David Hartley, the younger (1732 – 19 December 1813), statesman, scientific inventor, and the son of the philosopher David Hartley. He was Member of Parliament (MP) for Kingston upon Hull, and also held the position of His Britannic Majesty's Minister Plenipotentiary, appointed by King George III to treat with the United States of America. He was a signatory to theTreaty of Paris. Hartley was the first MP to put the case for abolition of the slave trade before the House of Commons, moving a resolution in 1776 that…

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    1732. A printed bill from Edward Warren, importer of wine and foreign spirits, Piccadilly, for a substantial quantity of wine, made out to a Mr Hartley, whom we firmly believe to be David Hartley, the younger (1732 – 19 December 1813), statesman, scientific inventor, and the son of the philosopher David Hartley. He was Member of Parliament (MP) for Kingston upon Hull, and also held the position of His Britannic Majesty's Minister Plenipotentiary, appointed by King George III to treat with the United States of America. He was a signatory to theTreaty of Paris. Hartley was the first MP to put the case for abolition of the slave trade before the House of Commons, moving a resolution in 1776 that "the slave trade is contrary to the laws of God and the rights of men". Old crease-marks where folded; else very good. Oblong: 17.2 x 20.2 cm.

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  • A set of 12 place-setting cards
    A set of 12 place-setting cards

    A set of 12 place-setting cards, painted in watercolour with wild flowers. Circa late Victorian / early Edwardian. Each card, oblong: 6 x 9 cm. Each is made in such a way that a slip of paper with the diner's name may be placed inside and displayed in a 'window.' Some light browning; else very good.

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  • A set of 8 gilt-edged place-setting cards
    A set of 8 gilt-edged place-setting cards

    A set of 8 gilt-edged place-setting cards, painted in watercolour with wild flowers. Circa late Victorian / early Edwardian. Each card, oblong: 4.9 x 8.5 cm. Some spotting; some light wear; else very good. All retain names from the last time they were used.

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  • A shaped die-cut calendar for 1874 formed as a fan.
    A shaped die-cut calendar for 1874 formed as a fan.

    1874. Maximum size: 14.6 x 5 cm. Excellent condition.

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  • A shaped die-cut reversible paper doll. Making: 'A Jap Boy Dolly; A Chinese Lady Doll; Jap Lady Dolly; Chinese boy Doll.
    A shaped die-cut reversible paper doll. Making: 'A Jap Boy Dolly; A Chinese Lady Doll; Jap Lady Dolly; Chinese boy Doll.

    No date or imprint; probably German, circa 1890. Maximum size: 14 x 5.5 cm. Neck at one joint crease; crease in one side; else very good.

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  • Act of Parliament.
    Act of Parliament.

    1884. An Act for incorporating the Chatham and Brompton Tramways Company and empowering them to construct Street Tramways in the parishes of Chatham and Gillingham in the county of Kent and for other purposes. [7th August 1884.] Sessional number [Local.-234.] 27 pages. Together with: An Act For the abandonment of the Chatham and Brompton Tramways and for Authorising the Release of the Deposit Fund remaining deposited as security for the completion thereof. 1888. Title and three pages. Both in very good condition. Sold as a pair.

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  • OWEN, Emanuel.
    AN ACCURATE MAP OF THE COUNTY OF KENT DIVIDED INTO ITS LATHES, and Subdivided into Hundreds. Drawn from Surveys, and most approved modern Maps, with various additional Improvements : Illustrated with Historical Extracts relative to the Air, Soil, Natural Produce, Manufactures, Trade and present State of its Cities & principal Towns.

    London: Printed for Rt. Wilkinson, in Cornhill, Carington Bowles in St. Paul's & Robt. Sayer In Fleet Street, No date [circa 1760's]. Copper line engraving on paper, with original outline hand-colour. 540 x 725mm (approx. 21" x 28.5"). Dissected into 16, and mounted on linen. Folding into the original marbled slip-case, with the engraved labels of Robert Sayer, opposite Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, and S. Neele, near Exeter Change Strand. Case lightly rubbed and worn; else a very good, clean copy of this large and handsome map of Kent compiled by Emanuel Bowen, Geographer to George II, and originally produced in 1751 for a series of maps separately sold from 1749 on and eventually published as "The Large English…

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    London: Printed for Rt. Wilkinson, in Cornhill, Carington Bowles in St. Paul's & Robt. Sayer In Fleet Street, No date [circa 1760's]. Copper line engraving on paper, with original outline hand-colour. 540 x 725mm (approx. 21" x 28.5"). Dissected into 16, and mounted on linen. Folding into the original marbled slip-case, with the engraved labels of Robert Sayer, opposite Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, and S. Neele, near Exeter Change Strand. Case lightly rubbed and worn; else a very good, clean copy of this large and handsome map of Kent compiled by Emanuel Bowen, Geographer to George II, and originally produced in 1751 for a series of maps separately sold from 1749 on and eventually published as "The Large English Atlas" (London 1760). Borders filled with the numerous historical and geographical information concerning individual towns etc. Inset Chart of the Goodwin Sands. Engraved pictorial title cartouche showing the principal trades and produce of the County: ship-building, fishing, hops and fruit. Engraved dedication panel to Lionel Sackville, Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant & Custos Rotulorum for the County of Kent, etc.

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