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  • Tag = Ephemera, Maps, Original Art, Prints
  • Ticket for the Coronation of Queen Victoria.
    Ticket for the Coronation of Queen Victoria.

    Printed ticket for the Coronation of Queen Victoria. Thursday the 18th of June 1838. Manuscript number No. 45. Lightly dust-soiled with a few fly-spots; evidence of removal from an album on the verso; else very good.

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  • T.L.S.
    T.L.S.

    A T.L.S. from the actress Lucille La Verne (November 7, 1872 – March 4, 1945) to Mrs. Dolores Harding, dated 1925 and addressed from The Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, declining her invitation to visit, explaining that, 'I would never be able to find my way. I seem to get lost every time I go out…' Lucille La Verne (November 7, 1872 – March 4, 1945) was an American actress known for her appearances in silent, scolding, and vengeful roles in early colour films, as well as for her triumphs on the American stage. Her best known part is that of the voice of the Wicked Queen, and the old crone from Disney's 1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

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  • To revive, explain, and amend an Act made in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Years of the Reign of his late Majesty King Charles the Second, intituled, An Act for making the River of Medway navigable, in the Counties of Kent and Sussex.
    To revive, explain, and amend an Act made in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Years of the Reign of his late Majesty King Charles the Second, intituled, An Act for making the River of Medway navigable, in the Counties of Kent and Sussex.

    London: John Baskett, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty, 1740. General title followed by pages 511 – 539, complete. 29 x 19.5 cm. Disbound from a collection of Acts, with evidence of such to the spine. Some off-setting on the blank verso of last leaf, else a very good copy.

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  • TOM TAYLOR.
    TOM TAYLOR.

    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.

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  • Trade card for John Page, Haberdasher, Hosier, Laceman, and Glover.
    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.

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  • Trade card for Miles, Sadler & Harness Maker, Wormwood Street, Bishopsgate, London.
    Trade card for Miles, Sadler & Harness Maker, Wormwood Street, Bishopsgate, London.

    Circa 1800.

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  • Trade card of Abraham Bell, Hop and Seed Factor.
    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.

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  • Trade card of Edward Brockman, Seed Merchant of Deal in Kent.
    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.

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  • Trade Card of H. Larkins Fishmonger of Deal, in Kent.
    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.

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  • Twenty advertising cards for Phosphatine Falièrs
    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.

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  • Undated A.L.S.
    Undated A.L.S.

    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.

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  • VERA LYNN.
    VERA LYNN.

    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.

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  • WALKER'S BERKSHIRE.
    WALKER'S BERKSHIRE.

    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. a very good clean copy.

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  • WALKER'S HERTFORDSHIRE.
    WALKER'S HERTFORDSHIRE.

    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.

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  • WEST KENT ELECTION, 1857.
    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.

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  • WESTMORLAND. by MORDEN, Robert.
    MORDEN, Robert.
    WESTMORLAND.

    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.

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  • 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.

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  • LEAR, Edward.
    ‘There was An old Person whose habits, induced him to fee upon Rabbits.’

    1846. An original pen & ink drawing by Edward lear, taken from ‘A Book of Nonsense,’ first published in 1846. This drawing has been examined and fully authenticated as Lear’s work by the late Vivien Noakes, the world expert on Edward Lear. The drawing accompanies the limerick, ‘There was An old Person whose habits, induced him to fee upon Rabbits.’ It is drawn on silk, or possibly fine rag paper, and then laid on paper for support. It was drawn, almost certainly for presentation to friends, and would originally have been part of a group of drawings bound in book form, probably at the time of its making in the early 1860’s. There is some staining and browning, but otherwise…

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    1846. An original pen & ink drawing by Edward lear, taken from ‘A Book of Nonsense,’ first published in 1846. This drawing has been examined and fully authenticated as Lear’s work by the late Vivien Noakes, the world expert on Edward Lear. The drawing accompanies the limerick, ‘There was An old Person whose habits, induced him to fee upon Rabbits.’ It is drawn on silk, or possibly fine rag paper, and then laid on paper for support. It was drawn, almost certainly for presentation to friends, and would originally have been part of a group of drawings bound in book form, probably at the time of its making in the early 1860’s. There is some staining and browning, but otherwise the drawing is in excellent condition. The drawing is mounted on acid free card and is supplied with a copy of the letter of authentification from Vivien Noakes. Mount sixe: 24.7 x 30.5 cm. Original ‘Nonsense’ drawings by Lear are exceedingly rare. This item is subect to vat.

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