WHYTE

[Marion Spielmann, editor of The Connoisseur and Magazine of Art, art critic.] Autograph Card Signed (' M. H. Spielmann') to author Douglas Sladen, asking for information on Frederic Whyte, 'one of the men I should least like to lose sight of'.

Author: 
Marion Spielmann [Marion Harry Alexander Spielmann] (1858-1948), art critic and art historian, editor of The Connoisseur and Magazine of Art [Douglas Sladen (1856-1947), author]
Publication details: 
24 February 1917. 'G[reat]. W[estern]. R[ailwa]y. Royal Hotel | Paddington.'
£35.00

13.5 x 9 cm post card, unillustrated, and with stamp printed on in green, and postmark. In fair condition, on aged and browned high-acidity card. Addressed by Spielmann to: 'Douglas Sladen Esq. | The Avenue House, | Richmond.' As long as a short letter, with postscript up one side. He has received Sleden's 'p-card' and asks: 'Where is Frederic Whyte? What's his address? - I've long been wanting to meet him again, but he's unfortunately plunged out of my orbit ever since I went abroad in 1913, & he's one of the men I should least like to lose sight of.

[ George Whyte-Melville, Scottish novelist. ] Autograph Letter Signed ('G Whyte Melville') to 'Lady Violet' [ Lady Violet Greville ], declining a dinner invitation.

Author: 
George Whyte-Melville [ Major George John Whyte Melville ] (1821-1878), Scottish novelist and writer on field sports [ Lady Violet Greville (1842-1932) ]
Publication details: 
On his armorial letterhead, 22 Onslow Gardens, South Kensington, S.W. [ London ]
£35.00

1p., 16mo. In fair condition, aged and with bands of glue at head and tail on reverse. He thanks her for her note, but he cannot join her party. 'I wish I could!' Postscript: 'I hope you are quite well again!'

[ Pamphlet. ] The Socialist Propaganda and The Drink Difficulty.

Author: 
James Whyte [ United Kingdom Alliance, Manchester and London ]
Publication details: 
United Kingdom Alliance. Manchester: 16, Deansgate. London: 15, Gt. George Street. 1894.
£56.00

31pp., 12mo. Disbound without covers. On aged and discoloured paper. Begins: 'Certain of the propagandists of Socialism teach their disciples that the economic condition of the industrial classes would be no whit improved by the total abandonment on their part of harmful drinking and other wasteful practices, inasmuch as the money thereby saved would, by the operation of an "iron law," inevitably be deducted from wages or added to rent. Is this sound doctrine? Let us see.' Scarce: no copy in the British Library.

[Printed pamphlet.] The First Resurrection, as promised to the Saints.

Author: 
James A. Begg (c.1800-1868), Glasgow bookseller and religious author [Seventh-Day Sabbatarianism]
Publication details: 
Glasgow: Published by the Author, 35 Argyll Arcade; J. Johnstone, and W. Whyte & Co. Edinburgh; James Nisbet & Co. and Hamilton, Adams, & Co. London[;] R. M. Tims, and W. Curry, Jun. & Co. Dublin. 1844. [Wm. Eadie & Co. Printers, 48 Buchanan Street.]
£220.00

34pp., 12mo. Side-stitched in original printed wraps. In good condition, unopened, on aged and dusty paper. Scarce: the only copies on COPAC in the British Library and National Library of Scotland.

[Printed book.] Lecture Second. The Purpose of God in the Separation of the Israelites as a Peopl

Author: 
James A. Begg (c.1800-1868), Glasgow bookseller and religious author [Seventh-Day Sabbatarianism]
Publication details: 
Glasgow: Published by the Author, 35 Argyll Arcade. J. Johnstone , and W. Whyte and Co., Edinburgh. E. M. Tims, and W. Curry, Jun. & Co., Dublin. James Nisbet, and Hamilton, Adams, and Co., London. 1843.
£220.00

90pp., 12mo, paginated 39-128. Side-stitched in original printed wraps. Long prefatory note by Begg on inside of front wrap, dated 'GLASGOW, December 12th, 1843.'; both sides of back wrap advertising books by Begg. In fair condition, on aged paper, in worn and grubby wraps, with back wrap detached. Scarce: no copy of this separate lecture on COPAC, and the only copy of the two lectures bound together (under the name of the first, 'The Value of Prophecy') at the British Library.

[Draft of?] Autograph Letter Signed to Lieutenant-General John Whyte.

Author: 
P. Johnston [Lt Gen. John Whyte, Frederick Maitland, the West Indies]
Publication details: 
22 May 1802; no place [London].
£38.00

Two pages, 4to. Very good, though on rather discoloured paper, and with strip of previous mount adhering to right-hand edge of verso. Johnston desires the settlement of the 'account of Incidental Expenses incurr'd during the period of [Johnston's deceased brother, A. Johnston's] command' in St Domingo.

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