- Tag = Ephemera, Maps, Original Art, Prints
London: Elliott & Fry, 1860s. Carte-de-visite of Tom Taylor, the famous 19th century English dramatist, critic, biographer, public servant, and editor of Punch, by Elliott & Fry, 55 Baker Street, Portman Square. Condition very good. 10.4 x 6.2 cm.More details Price: £45.00
Trade card for John Page, Haberdasher, Hosier, Laceman, and Glover.
Bishopsgate Without [London]: Printed by W. Newman, Widegate Street, Bishopsgate Without, Circa 1820. This card is very thin and has possible lost its backing paper.More details Price: £70.00
Trade card of Abraham Bell, Hop and Seed Factor.
Langley & Belch of The Borough, Circa 1810. The verso bearing a Hop Duty Calculator for the last 50 years, published by Langley & Belch of The Borough.More details Price: £45.00
Trade card of Edward Brockman, Seed Merchant of Deal in Kent.
Uncertain date, but probably Edwardian. Small manuscript collection in top left-hand corner; else very good.
Trade Card of H. Larkins Fishmonger of Deal, in Kent.
Uncertain date, but probably early Edwardian. Abrasions to blank verso where removed from an album; else very good.
Twenty advertising cards for Phosphatine Falièrs
Printed by Typogravure Goupil, Paris in Paris, illustrating the fables of La Fontaine, Circa 1910. Each card measures 18.5 x 12.5 cm., is illustrated by L. Chalon with a full-colour lithograph, with the beginning of the text, and on the reverse with an illustration in blue, decoration and the remainder of the text in blue. The cards are in fine condition. These cards, one of many sets issued by this company, promoted the use of phosphates for the health of infants.More details Price: £120.00
1865. An undated A.L.S from Catherine Amy Dawson Scott [founder of International PEN] to a Mrs [Dolores] Harding, concerning membership, presumably of International PEN. Very good. Catharine Amy Dawson Scott [ August 1865 – 4 November 1934] was an English writer, playwright and poet.More details Price: £15.00
1952. Signed photograph of Very Lynn together with a brief letter from her secretary, which has been signed by Vera Lynn at the head of the page. Portrait: 51/2 x 31/2 Both contained in the original mailed envelope (1952). Very good.
London: By J. & C. Walker, No date [circa 1870]. Hand-coloured engraved map divided into 15 sections and mounted on linen, 34.5 x 42 cm, folding into green cloth covers with mounted paper label; printed sheet of statistics relating to the County to front endpaper. Covers: 12.5 x 9 cm. Some light browning; else very good.More details Price: £50.00
WEST KENT ELECTION, 1857.
1857. Results card for this election showing the number of votes cast for the two candidates in each town in West Kent. 12.5 x 9 cm. Small adhesion mark on blank verso where possibly removed from an album; else fine.More details Price: £30.00
Copperplate engraving sold by Abel Swale Awnsham & Jon Churchill. No date [circa 1722]. Sheet size: 39 x 44.3 cm. Printed image: 35.7 x 41.3.cm. Uncoloured as issued. Folded at centre as presented in William Camden's Britannia. A fine copy with good margins.More details Price: £75.00
WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF GIRDLERS.
1911. A fine presentation album of original photographs, bound in full plum-coloured calf, gilt with the company's coat of arms to the upper panel. The first leaf bears the inscription: 'From G. W. Barber Master of the Worshipful Company of Girdlers 1911. 192 & 1913. There then follows 10 original mounted photographs, the first being of the Master, the Clerk, the Beadle, and the Porter, the remainder being of the interior décor of the building at Basinghall Avenue The City, London. On the opposite blank page are hand-written descriptions. The album measures: 33 x 30 cm., and is contained in a felt-lined cloth-covered box. The album is in fine state; the box in worn and one joint is broken.More details Price: £250.00