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[ Sir Arthur William Rucker, physicist, Principal of the University of London. ] Autograph Letter Signed ('Arthur W. Rücker') to 'Mrs Green', wife of the geologist A. H. Green,, explaining the difficulty in forwarding her letter to 'Dr Thorpe'.

Author: 
Sir Arthur William Rucker [ Sir Arthur William Rücker ] (1848-1915), British physicist, Professor of Physics at the Royal College of Science and Principal of the University of London
Publication details: 
South Kensington [ London ]. 11 July [ no year ].
£30.00

From the papers of the family of the second wife of the geologist Alexander Henry Green (1832-1896), previously Miss Wilhelmina Maria Armstrong of Clifton. 1p., 12mo. In good condition, lightly aged. As 'Dr Thorpe' has not send him his address 'as he promised to', Rucker does not know 'exactly where he is'. He will send her letter to Thorpe's house, 'whence it will be forwarded'.

[Manuscript; satire; parody] W1, Some Customs and Institutions of the Inhabitants of Mayfair:

Author: 
J.H. Driberg, Lecturer in Anthropology at Cambridge University.
Publication details: 
Unpublished [written 1930s].
£1,800.00

W1, Some Customs and Institutions of the Inhabitants of Mayfair:An unpublished 1930s parody of an anthropological study, with satirical force, of London's wealthiest district, by J. H. Driberg, Lecturer in Anthropology at Cambridge University.Unpublished manuscript parody by Jack Herbert Driberg (1888-1946), Lecturer in Anthropology, Cambridge University, 1934-42, author of several mainly anthropological works; and brother of the Labour MP and gossip columnist 'William Hickey' Tom Driberg (1905-1976), written under the pseudonym of Ludwig H.

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