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Autograph Postcard Signed "A Machen", to S.M. Ellis, biographical author.

Author: 
Arthur Machen, author
Publication details: 
Station House, Penally, Pembrokeshire, no date (postmark indecipherable).
£90.00

Card, address and text as normal, fold mar, sl. chipped, fair condition. "So sorry, but as you see I am far away, having my holiday. We seem always to miss each other. I hope we may have better luck." Note: "Mainly Victorian" by S. M. Ellis, mentions Machen, London, 1925," and Ellis reviewed Machen'swork.

[Handbill] Notice [about school closure during Scarlet Fever Epidemic]

Author: 
[Scarlet Fever]
Publication details: 
Baily and Son, Machine Printers, Cirencester, [c.1890?]
£90.00

One page, 8vo, good condition, commences [title] NOTICE | The Managers of the ..............School consider it necessary, in consequence of the existence of Scarlet Fever in the neighbourhood [...] People are warned not to send children to school if there is illness inthe house of any sort, giving the circumstances for penalties (usually £5 fine), and outlining symptoms. Any householder swith illness in the hosue shouldcontact William Bishop Harmer, the Sanitary Inspector of the District.

The Lord's Prayer of an Unterwaldener. Invented by John Martin Usteri at Zurich & Engraved by Marquard Wocher at Basil. 1805. [seven sepia aquatint engravings by Wocher illustrating the narrative, with engraved title-page]

Author: 
Johann Martin Usteri (1763-1827), Swiss poet; Marquard Wocher (1760-1830), Swiss artist [William Earle, bookseller, Albemarle Street, Piccadilly; the terror; French Revolution; Anti-Jacobin]
Publication details: 
London: Published by W. Earle, at his original French and English library, Albemarle Street, Piccadilly. [1805.]
£100.00

4to: 8 pp (on the rectos of eight leaves of 28 x 22.5 cm). Unbound and stitched. The letterpress is printed in black on the green paper leaves. The eight engravings are in sepia on 18.5 x 16 cm white paper, laid down within the ruled 23 x 16.5 cm borders of the printed leaf. Cover with light wear and staining, with slight damage to bottom left-hand corner of engraved title. The seven illustrations by Wocher are in very good condition, with only the slightest damage to the top corners of the sixth.

The dethronement of Stalin full text of the Khrushchev speech.

Author: 
[The Manchester Guardian]
Publication details: 
Published by the MANCHESTER GUARDIAN | June 1956'.
£50.00

33 pages, 8vo. In original printed wraps, with cartoon of Khrushchev on front wrap. In good condition, with slight spotting and staining to front wrap. Rust stains from staples and from paperclip at heads of front wrap and first leaf. Offsetting to inside of front wrap from newspaper cutting of article by Walter Lippman, 'WHAT KHRUSHCHEV DID NOT SAY ABOUT THE TERROR | Stalin Insufficient as Scapegoat'. Introduction by 'A STUDENT OF SOVIET AFFAIRS'. Internally subtitled 'The unmasking of Stalin'.

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