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  • NOAH'S ARK. Retold by Dorothy L. Sayers. The Picture painted by Fritz Wegner. by SAYERS, Dorothy.
    SAYERS, Dorothy.
    NOAH'S ARK. Retold by Dorothy L. Sayers. The Picture painted by Fritz Wegner.

    London: Hamish Hamilton Ltd, No date [1956]. A advent calendar printed in full colour with 'twenty-seven numbered doors for you to open as the story goes along. Three pages of text. Oblong: 29.4 x 20 cm. A fine copy – unused.

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  • One-page A.L.S.
    One-page A.L.S.

    A one-page A.L.S from the actress Jessie Millward, dated November – possibly 2, 1911 - to Count Hollander, telling him that she is sending her 'little play.' Very good. Jessie Millward (1861 – July 13, 1932) was an English stage actress known for her performances both in Britain and the United States. Millward's father was Charles Millward, a successful writer of pantomimes of the 1860s and 1870s. She made her acting debut in 1881 in London, appearing with actor Henry Irving the following year, and performed many times with Irving's theatre company, mostly in Shakespeare, over the next three years, and occasionally thereafter, remaining friends with Irving. She performed for several years from 1890 at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane.…

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    A one-page A.L.S from the actress Jessie Millward, dated November – possibly 2, 1911 - to Count Hollander, telling him that she is sending her 'little play.' Very good. Jessie Millward (1861 – July 13, 1932) was an English stage actress known for her performances both in Britain and the United States. Millward's father was Charles Millward, a successful writer of pantomimes of the 1860s and 1870s. She made her acting debut in 1881 in London, appearing with actor Henry Irving the following year, and performed many times with Irving's theatre company, mostly in Shakespeare, over the next three years, and occasionally thereafter, remaining friends with Irving. She performed for several years from 1890 at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Millward became romantically involved with her frequent stage partner, William Terriss, who was murdered outside the Adelphi Theatre in 1897.

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  • Ordnance Survey Map THE MIDDLE THAMES (from Wallingford to Kew Bridge).
    Ordnance Survey Map THE MIDDLE THAMES (from Wallingford to Kew Bridge).

    1928. Scale 1 inch to 1 mile. Price 4/- net. Printed on waterproof washable paper. Folding map, circa 1928. Original pictorial covers. Covers rubbed with some light silverfish damage; else a very copy, clean copy.

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  • Ordnance Survey TOURIST MAP OF EXMOOR.
    Ordnance Survey TOURIST MAP OF EXMOOR.

    1930. G. R. Scale:- 1 inch to 1 mile. Prince three shillings. Folding, linen-backed, map, circa 1930, folding into card covers with pictorial pastedown on upper cover. Covers a little worn at edges; else a very good copy.

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  • Original transportation document.
    Original transportation document.

    Original transportation document. Printed court document, dated 3rd July 1834, issued by the Clerk of the Session for Gaol Delivery, Old Bailey, for one Thomas Head, found guilty of Housebreaking and larceny, and sentenced to be transported 'beyond the Seas for the term of his natural life.' A single printed folio leaf, the date, name, crime, sentence, written in manuscript; titled, when folded, in manuscript: ' Middx. 3rd July 1834/ Thos Head/ Life/ Received on board the Euryalus Hulk at Chatham/ 22cd July 1834/ No. on Books/ 2148/ Copy of Gaolers[sic] Report/ In Prison before/ J. Stedman.' Condition very good. Thomas Head was one of 306 convicts transported on the ship Mary Ann to New South Wales on the 6th of July 1835.

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  • Original transportation document.
    Original transportation document.

    Original transportation document. Printed court document, dated 16th January 1835, being a caption and order of the Court issued by Tewkesbury Borough, for William Heydon and William Leyes, found guilty of stealing, by force of arms, one potato fork and one spade, and sentenced to be transported 'beyond the Seas for the term of seven years.' A single printed folio leaf, with the details written in manuscript. Signed at the foot of the document by the Gaoler of the Borough. When folded the document is titled in manuscript: '2716/ Wiiliam Lyes/ Twekesbury 9th Jany. 1835./ 7 Years./ Gaolers[sic] Report./ Before and After Trial/ good. Connections Bad./ Quiet Disposition./ Recd. On board the "Ganymede"/ Hulk 17th Jany. 1835./ RA' The document…

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    Original transportation document. Printed court document, dated 16th January 1835, being a caption and order of the Court issued by Tewkesbury Borough, for William Heydon and William Leyes, found guilty of stealing, by force of arms, one potato fork and one spade, and sentenced to be transported 'beyond the Seas for the term of seven years.' A single printed folio leaf, with the details written in manuscript. Signed at the foot of the document by the Gaoler of the Borough. When folded the document is titled in manuscript: '2716/ Wiiliam Lyes/ Twekesbury 9th Jany. 1835./ 7 Years./ Gaolers[sic] Report./ Before and After Trial/ good. Connections Bad./ Quiet Disposition./ Recd. On board the "Ganymede"/ Hulk 17th Jany. 1835./ RA' The document is worn, with some tears; a small corner of loss at the bottom right with the loss of a single word. William Lyes was one of 306 convicts transported on the ship Mary Ann to New South Wales on the 6th of July 1835.

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  • PLAN OF THE CITY AND CITADEL OF ANTWERP. For Mr. Tindal's Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England.
    PLAN OF THE CITY AND CITADEL OF ANTWERP. For Mr. Tindal's Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England.

    I. Basire Sculpt, No date (circa 1751). Engraved map, uncoloured as issued. Sheet size: 412 x 512 mm (161/4 x 201/4). Small hole to the text border with slight loss of one letters; else a fine impression with original binding folds.

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  • Plan of the Situation where the Battle of Ramillies was fought May ye 23rd 1706: Designed upon the Spot by G.L. Mosburger, Officer in Geneal Dopf's Regiment of Dragoons. For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England.
    Plan of the Situation where the Battle of Ramillies was fought May ye 23rd 1706: Designed upon the Spot by G.L. Mosburger, Officer in Geneal Dopf's Regiment of Dragoons. For Mr Tindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England.

    [London, James & Paul Knapton, 1751.]. Engraved map. Sheet size: 413 x 510 mm (161/4" x 20"). Very fine impression with original binding folds. Plan of Ramillies, showing the battle fought there during the war of the Spanish Succession (1701-14). The English and Dutch, under Marlborough and Hendrik van Nassau-Ouwerkerk, beat a French, Bavarian and Spanish army convincingly, leading Marshal Villars to call Ramillies 'The most shameful, humiliating and disastrous of routs'. Nearly a third of the French allies were killed or captured. Nicholas Tindal (1687-1774), at one time Chaplain to Greenwich Hospital, first published a translation of Frenchman Paul de Rapin's 'History of England' in 1727, running to thirteen volumes; in 1732 it was enlarged with his own…

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    [London, James & Paul Knapton, 1751.]. Engraved map. Sheet size: 413 x 510 mm (161/4" x 20"). Very fine impression with original binding folds. Plan of Ramillies, showing the battle fought there during the war of the Spanish Succession (1701-14). The English and Dutch, under Marlborough and Hendrik van Nassau-Ouwerkerk, beat a French, Bavarian and Spanish army convincingly, leading Marshal Villars to call Ramillies 'The most shameful, humiliating and disastrous of routs'. Nearly a third of the French allies were killed or captured. Nicholas Tindal (1687-1774), at one time Chaplain to Greenwich Hospital, first published a translation of Frenchman Paul de Rapin's 'History of England' in 1727, running to thirteen volumes; in 1732 it was enlarged with his own notes and maps. This map was published in 'A summary of Mr Rapin de Thoyras's History of England, and Mr Tindal's Continuation, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar, to the End of the Reign of King George I. Illustrated With Medals, Plans of Battles, Towns, and Sieges', 1751.

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  • POLICE PAY LIST. Borough of Maidstone. No 7. From 7th day of October 1838 to 13th Day of October 1838.
    POLICE PAY LIST. Borough of Maidstone. No 7. From 7th day of October 1838 to 13th Day of October 1838.

    1838. A pay sheet detailing the payments to police officers, most signed in full but two signed with a mark. Slight splitting at folds; else very good.

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  • Postally used postcard bearing a portrait of Adolf Hitler.
    Postally used postcard bearing a portrait of Adolf Hitler.

    Post-marked 10. 9. 1938, from Nürnberg. Reverse left blank. Excellent state.

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  • Printed, pictorial invitation card with unusual theme.
    Printed, pictorial invitation card with unusual theme.

    Titled in a ribbon through an image of a broomstick, a bowl and spoon, and a wine bottle and glass: 'WHEN THE CAT'S AWAY THE MICE WILL PLAY. Below: MR….. compliments to Mr. … and expects to have the honour of his company on this joyful occasion on … next … at … Oclock.' Engraved by J. Newcombe, but no date [circa mid-nineteenth century – possibly earlier.] Card measures: 7.6 x 11.3 cm.

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  • [Prospectus.] Northumberland. Particulars of outlying portions of the "CHILLINGHAM" ESTATE to be offered for sale by auction by Messrs. R. Donkin & Son, Auctioneers, Rothbury, in conjunction with Messrs. Lofts & Warner, land agents and surveyors, London, at Newcastle-upon-Tyne on Tuesday, July 29th, 1913, within the County Hotel at half past one o'clock, p.m.
    [Prospectus.] Northumberland. Particulars of outlying portions of the "CHILLINGHAM" ESTATE to be offered for sale by auction by Messrs. R. Donkin & Son, Auctioneers, Rothbury, in conjunction with Messrs. Lofts & Warner, land agents and surveyors, London, at Newcastle-upon-Tyne on Tuesday, July 29th, 1913, within the County Hotel at half past one o'clock, p.m.

    1913. 27, [4] pages. Illustrated. 9 folding coloured maps at rea, 8 of which are folding. Original printed paper covers. Cover worn and splitting at spine; tear to a margin of one leaf; generally a little worn; but still very good.

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  • [Prospectus.] Preliminary Particulars of the RUFFORD ABBEY ESTATE comprising over 18,700 acres situated in the heart of the Dukeries and including Rufford Abbey dating from the XIIth Century, and standing in an ancient deer park of over 500 acres... For sale by Private Treaty. Sole Agents: Messrs, Knight, Frank & Rutley.
    [Prospectus.] Preliminary Particulars of the RUFFORD ABBEY ESTATE comprising over 18,700 acres situated in the heart of the Dukeries and including Rufford Abbey dating from the XIIth Century, and standing in an ancient deer park of over 500 acres... For sale by Private Treaty. Sole Agents: Messrs, Knight, Frank & Rutley.

    No date [1939]. 28 page illustrated prospectus, with a map to the rear pastedown and a laid in large folding map, titled Plan No. 2 of the Rufford Abbey Estate. Together with a sheaf of letters concerning the possible purchase of the Estate. The prospectus is in excellent condition.

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  • Real photographic postcard of Arthur Atkinson, speedway rider.
    Real photographic postcard of Arthur Atkinson, speedway rider.

    Real photographic postcard of Arthur Atkinson, speedway rider, circa mid 1930's. Excellent example, not postally used. Arthur Atkinson, born 1911, was an international motorcycle speedway rider and promoter who appeared in the first Speedway World Championship final in 1936. He joined the West Ham Hammers in 1932.

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  • Real photographic postcard of Arthur George 'Bluey' Wilkinson, speedway rider.
    Real photographic postcard of Arthur George 'Bluey' Wilkinson, speedway rider.

    1930. Real photographic postcard of Arthur George 'Bluey' Wilkinson, speedway rider, circa mid 1930's. Excellent example, not postally used. A contemporary newspaper clipping is tipped on to the reverse. Arthur George 'Bluey' Wilkinson was an international speedway rider. He was Speedway World Champion in 1938 after narrowly missing out on winning the inaugural Championship in 1936. He rode for the West Ham Hammers from 1929 until 1939.

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  • Real photographic postcard of 'Bronco' Dixon, speedway rider.
    Real photographic postcard of 'Bronco' Dixon, speedway rider.

    Real photographic postcard of 'Bronco' Dixon, speedway rider for the West Ham Hammer, circa mid-thirties. Excellent example, not postally used.

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  • Real photographic postcard of Eric 'Rickie' Chitty, speedway rider.
    Real photographic postcard of Eric 'Rickie' Chitty, speedway rider.

    Real photographic postcard of Eric 'Rickie' Chitty, speedway rider, circa mid 1930's. Excellent example, not postally used. Eric Stevenson Chitty was a speedway rider who won the London Riders' Championship in 1938. He rode for West Ham from 1936-1939 and 1946-1951.

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  • Real photographic postcard of Harold 'Tiger' Stevenson, speedway rider.
    Real photographic postcard of Harold 'Tiger' Stevenson, speedway rider.

    Real photographic postcard of Harold 'Tiger' Stevenson, speedway rider, circa mid 1930's. Excellent example, not postally used. 'Tiger' Stevenson was a Speedway rider for the West Ham Hammers from 1929 until 1939 in early pioneer days, captaining the club for most of them. He was captain for their first ever meeting on 2 May 1929 at home to Coventry and was still the captain in 1937 when the Hammers won the National League Championship.

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  • Real photographic postcard of Michael 'Mick' Murphy, speedway rider.
    Real photographic postcard of Michael 'Mick' Murphy, speedway rider.

    Real photographic postcard of Michael 'Mick' Murphy, speedway rider, circa mid 1930's. Excellent example, not postally used. 'Mick' Murphy rode for the West Ham Hammers during the 1930's.

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  • Real photographic postcard of Rol Stobart, speedway rider.
    Real photographic postcard of Rol Stobart, speedway rider.

    Real photographic postcard of Rol Stobart, speedway rider for the West Ham Hammer, circa mid-thirties. Excellent example, not postally used.

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