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  • BAGROW, Leo.
    HISTORY OF CARTOGRAPHY Revised and enlarged by R. A. Skelton Superintendent of the Map Room at the British Museum.

    London.C. A. Watts & Co. Ltd. 1964. 312pp. Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white. Original pictorial cloth gilt. Pictorial dust-wrapper. Quarto. First edition thus. Dust-wrapper a little chipped at head of spine; else a very good copy.

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  • IS MARRIAGE A FAILURE? An Original Correspondence With Forty-eight Illustrations by George Cruikshank. by CRUIKSHANK, George.
    CRUIKSHANK, George.
    IS MARRIAGE A FAILURE? An Original Correspondence With Forty-eight Illustrations by George Cruikshank.

    London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, No date [circa 1900]. 16 printed leaves, 4 of which bear mounted coloured scraps. Original printed wrappers. Covers dust-soiled and having a small corner missing; offsetting from scraps; else a good copy of a scarce piece of ephemera. Not in Cohn, and almost certainly not by the George Cruikshank, who died in 1878, but by his nephew, George Cruikshank Junior, son of Percy Cruikshank.

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  • JEANETTE MACDONALD.
    JEANETTE MACDONALD.

    1948. Signed black & white photograph of Jeanette MacDonald, inscribed: 'Sincerely Jeanette MacDonald.' Portrait: 7 x 5 inches. Contained in the original postally used Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios envelope. Dated 1948. Envelope worn and torn; photograph near fine.

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  • KATE GREENAWAY'S CALENDAR FOR 1884. by GREENAWAY, Kate.
    GREENAWAY, Kate.
    KATE GREENAWAY'S CALENDAR FOR 1884.

    London and New York: George Routledge & Sons, 1884. Four cards, one portrait, three landscape, each printed on one side only, and bearing full-colour illustrations by Greenaway, together with the calendar for 1884. The four contained in the rare original pictorial brown envelope. Envelope split along one joint, but complete; else an excellent set. Schuster & Engen 325b.

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  • KATHRYN GRAYSON.
    KATHRYN GRAYSON.

    1946. Signed photograph of Kathryn Grayson, inscribed by her: 'To Herbert Sincerely Kathryn Grayson,' in red ink. Portrait: 5x31/2 inches. Contained in the original printed Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures envelope, addressed to 14205907 Herbert L. G. Sgmn., dated 1946. Envelope worn & torn; else very good.

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  • Kenya Colony. UASIN GISHU.
    Kenya Colony. UASIN GISHU.

    1913. Sheet North A-36. Folding linen-backed map issued by Sifton, Praed & Co. Ltd. No date, but map Drawn and printed at the War Office, March, 1913. Revised and reprinted, July 1925. 65 x 54 cm. Excellent condition.

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  • LETTERS TO A YOUNG WOMAN. Translated by K. W. Maurer. by RILKE, Rainer Maria.
    RILKE, Rainer Maria.
    LETTERS TO A YOUNG WOMAN. Translated by K. W. Maurer.

    London: Langley & Sons Ltd, No date [1945]. 30 pages. One illustration. Original red wrappers. First U.K. edition. Bumped at bottom of spine with a short split; else very good.

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  • Liebig Beef Extract trade cards: Episodes de l'Histoire de Belgique jusqu' au XIIIe siècle.
    Liebig Beef Extract trade cards: Episodes de l'Histoire de Belgique jusqu' au XIIIe siècle.

    No date [1903]. Set of six. French issue, circa 1903. Very good.

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  • MAP AND MAP-MAKERS OF THE AEGEAN. Translation from the Greek G. Cox and J. Solman. by SPHYROERAS, Vasilis. AVRAMEA, Anna. ASDRAHAS, Spyros.
    SPHYROERAS, Vasilis. AVRAMEA, Anna. ASDRAHAS, Spyros.
    MAP AND MAP-MAKERS OF THE AEGEAN. Translation from the Greek G. Cox and J. Solman.

    Athens: Olkos Ltd, 1985. Hardcover. Dust-wrapper. First edition thus. Illustrated throughout in colour and in black & white. Dust-wrapper a little marked; else excellent.

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  • Map of Berkshire.
    Map of Berkshire.

    Darton and Clark, No date. [circa 1844]. Map of Berkshire, taken from Rueben Ramble's travels through the counties of England, published by Darton and Clark, circa 1844, a work intended for children. A hand-coloured lithograph, as issued, measuring approximately 20.5 x 16 cm. The map within the pictorial framework is uncoloured, as issued. Few light marks at very top & bottom on sheet; else very good.

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  • Map of Cornwall.
    Map of Cornwall.

    Darton and Clark, No date. [circa 1844]. Map of Cornwall, taken from Rueben Ramble's travels through the counties of England, published by Darton and Clark, circa 1844, a work intended for children. A hand-coloured lithograph, as issued, measuring approximately 20.5 x 16 cm. The map within the pictorial framework is coloured green. Couple of light marks, else very good.

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  • Map of Devonshire.
    Map of Devonshire.

    Darton and Clark, No date. [circa 1844]. Map of Devonshire, taken from Rueben Ramble's travels through the counties of England, published by Darton and Clark, circa 1844, a work intended for children. A hand-coloured lithograph, as issued, measuring approximately 20.5 x 16 cm. The map within the pictorial framework is uncoloured, as issued.

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  • Map of Gloucestsh.[ire].
    Map of Gloucestsh.[ire].

    Darton and Clark, No date. [circa 1844]. Map of Gloucestsh.[ire], taken from Rueben Ramble's travels through the counties of England, published by Darton and Clark, circa 1844, a work intended for children. A hand-coloured lithograph, as issued, measuring approximately 20.5 x 16 cm. The map within the pictorial framework is uncoloured, as issued.

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  • Map of Hampshire.
    Map of Hampshire.

    Darton and Clark, No date. [circa 1844]. Map of Hampshire, taken from Rueben Ramble's travels through the counties of England, published by Darton and Clark, circa 1844, a work intended for children. A hand-coloured lithograph, as issued, measuring approximately 20.5 x 16 cm. The map within the pictorial framework is uncoloured, as issued.

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  • MAP OF LONDON'S UNDERGROUND RAILWAYS. Issued Free.
    MAP OF LONDON'S UNDERGROUND RAILWAYS. Issued Free.

    Commercial Manager's Office.55, Broadway. Westminster. S.W.1, June 1927. Folding coloured map mounted on linen. Cover/Title, Theatres, Places of Interest, on one side; map on other. Unfolded: 12.7 x 14.7. Little worn; little browned at folds; short closed tear; else very good.

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  • Map of Wiltshire.
    Map of Wiltshire.

    Darton and Clark, No date. [circa 1844]. Map of Wiltshire, taken from, Rueben Ramble's Travels through the Counties of England, published by Darton and Clark, circa 1844, a work intended for children. A hand-coloured lithograph, as issued, measuring approximately 20.5 x 16 cm. The map within the pictorial framework is uncoloured, as issued.

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  • Memorandum of Agreement Between Mr Armstrong and Mr Winter of the Stock of Chichworth Farm, Sept' 26 1777.
    Memorandum of Agreement Between Mr Armstrong and Mr Winter of the Stock of Chichworth Farm, Sept' 26 1777.

    1777. Manuscript agreement drafted on one side of a single sheet of folio-size paper. Some wear to edges; two small holes on crease marks; else very good.

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  • MINER'S LIFE.----ILLUSTRATED. The Honest Miner's Songs. The One he Sung at Home. The One he sings Here.
    MINER'S LIFE.----ILLUSTRATED. The Honest Miner's Songs. The One he Sung at Home. The One he sings Here.

    Published by Barber and Baker, corner of Third and J Street, Sacramento, No date [circa 1854]. Two leaves. Large wood-engraving, Miner's Home at top, and 12 other wood-engravings showing the life of a gold prospector to the front page; the remaining blanks filled with a letter home to England from a young miner. Condition poor: torn and worn and stained, the two leaves separated; but a rare item, with a fascinating letter home from Thomas Cockburn. 'Dear Mother, I take the Pleasure of riting a few lines to inform you that I am well at present hopping this will find you the same I recvied your letter on December 31 1854 Dated Nov. 16 1854 and was sorry to…

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    Published by Barber and Baker, corner of Third and J Street, Sacramento, No date [circa 1854]. Two leaves. Large wood-engraving, Miner's Home at top, and 12 other wood-engravings showing the life of a gold prospector to the front page; the remaining blanks filled with a letter home to England from a young miner. Condition poor: torn and worn and stained, the two leaves separated; but a rare item, with a fascinating letter home from Thomas Cockburn. 'Dear Mother, I take the Pleasure of riting a few lines to inform you that I am well at present hopping this will find you the same I recvied your letter on December 31 1854 Dated Nov. 16 1854 and was sorry to here of you and Robert being sick and Margrat misforton I think she wil be as old as Mother Dear Mother I wil send you 4 pounds for your New Years Gift Pleas to give My ant Sara 10 Shillings for her new years gift you must give nice Jane a New Dres and Nephew George a New coat if he is a good boy to his Grandmother and delivers the tobacco Pleas to send my nice Rebicca a New Dres and let her no that I am coming home next year to Marry her I was sorry to here of Janes Misforton I should like to see her now I wounder if she is as spunkey as ever let her know that I will never for get her for her kindness to me Coming from Northam with the cakes and every thing nice for me when I was sick I am working at present but work is very dul for this is winter it rains very much her in winter but this winter hase been a very good winter for work in the Citys and a very bad winter in the mines for want of rain to wash the dirt for the gold it is raining very hard at present the have been but very few days rain this winter I will be finished with my work in a day or two and I wil go up to the mines for to try my luck if I have good luck I wil come home to see My Mother and all my frinds I got a letter to my cusin Joseph on the 16 – of Jan 1855 and was too late for the post by a few minutes I wil send it with this I have not recvied a letter from Joseph tel him to rite to me Alexander Young is here and he sends his Kind love to his father and Mother he is doueing very wel he sase he has ben here since 1849 I have met in with a nother young man from Tweedsmouth Hennry Adam Sidey he is in a flour mil working he hase ben very kind to me he had a brother with Rolands the plumber he sends his best Resepts to his Mother and brothers and sisters when to rite let me no if his Mother is living and how his brothers and sisters if they are all wel He sends his rescepts to William Skelly the Butcher in Tweedsmouth I have not recived anney papers you sent to me the don’t come I think it wil be best for not to send aney more Willam and the Children sends there kind love to his mother and all his Brothers and sisters and enquiring frinds he saes he wil rite to you in corse of a few weeks wee git all the English papers here when the Mail comes in and wee are very anchis to here a bout the war let me no if Alexander hase gone to the war or where he is I am very glad to here of Brother Joseph doing so wel Please to rite as soon as you recive the money and let me no all the news I must conclude with wishing you all a happy New Yaer Brothers Sisters uncals and Ants and Cusines my to Ant Sara uncle George Cusine Joseph and wife recpts to David Bell John Roberson and all my enquiring frinds. Let me no where James Mathison is Your son truly Thomas Cockburn San Francisco California.'

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  • "MODEL FARMYARD." A delightful occupation for children of all ages who find much pleasure in colouring and cutting out the 12 large cards contained in this packet. When put together according to the printed instruction they form the complete farmyard illustrated. Series No. 756.
    "MODEL FARMYARD." A delightful occupation for children of all ages who find much pleasure in colouring and cutting out the 12 large cards contained in this packet. When put together according to the printed instruction they form the complete farmyard illustrated. Series No. 756.

    London: M. Davis & Co Ltd. Quality Cards, No date [Possibly late 1930's, early '40's]. 12 printed pictorial cards contained in the original pink pictorial envelope. Card size oblong: 15.5 x 20.5 cm. Envelope torn at flap, but complete, else a very good set of this ephemeral paper toy.

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  • No. 9. Morgan's Improved Protean Scenery. Napoleon Powerless and Powerful. 'This Print at first represents the Exiled Emperor musing on the Sea Shore; and upon holding it before the light, you will again behold him powerful – reviewing his soldiers – forming one of the most pleasing illusions that can be imagined.'

    London: W. Morgan, No date [circa 1838]. Mounted hand-coloured lithographic transformational print, 250 x 280 mm., with mounted label below. Some browning and foxing; some staining to the top edge of the mount; else very good.

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