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ANS, one page, 12 August 1856. To Ainsworth.

(AINSWORTH, W. HARRISON) WATTS, ALARIC A

Autograph note signed, one page, large 8vo, Somerset House, Inland Revenue, 12 August 1856. A note to Ainsworth sending a manuscript copy of Watts' poem "Ode to Fortune" which is present on the verso of the note and continues onto the integral leaf and one third of page 4: "... more


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Original holograph manuscript notebook, signed, c. 68pp., no date

BACHELLER, IRVING

An original working manuscript notebook kept by Bacheller, bound in canvas boards measurimg approximately 5 1/2" x 8 3/4", c. 68pp., on ruled paper, no place, no date, containing drafts of a number of his shorter writings, in his neat, miniscule hand. With Bacheller's extensive revisions in the various texts... more


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Original typescript, 14pp, "Minority Rule in America".
Original typescript, 14pp, "Minority Rule in America".

BEARD, CHARLES AUSTIN

Original typescript, 14pp, 4to, n.p., n.d. A political article, originally titled "Majority Rule: Theory and Practice", though here crossed through in pencil and replaced with "Minority Rule in America." Apparently the setting copy with the usual printer's instructions (and soiling of the paper), a number of pencilled corrections in the... more


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Original typescript, unsigned, of a chapter entitled ``The Wood of Morois', the printer's copy.
Original typescript, unsigned, of a chapter entitled ``The Wood of Morois', the printer's copy.

BELLOC, HILAIRE

Original typescript, unsigned, of a chapter entitled "The Wood of Morois'' from a larger work entitled "Tristan'' [?]. 3 1/2pp., 4to, n.p., n.d., the printer's copy with their markings in blue on the first page "Tristan, pp. 65 to 68,'' and with a very few minor authorial markings in the... more


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Autograph letter signed, 2 1/2pp, 26 March 1872. To F Jennall[?].

BUCKLAND, FRANCIS TREVELYAN

Autograph letter signed ("F Buckland"), 2 1/2pp, 8vo, on printed letterhead of Salmon Fisheries Office, 4, Old Palace Yard, Westminster, S.W., 26 March 1872. To F Jennall[?], recommending the consultation of an 1870 report by Alex Thom of Dublin, and writing: "Just now I am too busy with the report... more


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An archive of original manuscripts, copy typescripts, letters, etc. by Caine.

CAINE, HALL

An archive of original manuscripts, copy typescripts, letters, etc. by Caine, comprising:

[1] Copy typescript of a memorial tribute to "Eric Robertson," 4pp, 4to, n.p., n.d. Printed on the rectos of 4 leaves of thin paper, with two corrections (of misspellings) and a deletion (of one word) in pencil in... more


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Holograph occasional poem, 2pp, ruled, 4to, n.p., 7 April 1945, in the original holograph mailing envelope. "April Journey (For T.T.)".

CHILDE, WILFRED ROWLAND

Holograph occasional poem (signed with initials), 2 pages, ruled, measuring approximately 8" x 10 1/2", no place, 7 April 1945, in the original holograph mailing envelope (usual postmarks; light soiling and wear; one edge rough) addressed to English author, poet, bibliophile and postal worker Tom Turner (1870-1949). Eight quatrains, titled... more


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Holograph fair copy signed of her poem "The Days," 6pp., oblong 8vo, n.p., n.d.
Holograph fair copy signed of her poem "The Days," 6pp., oblong 8vo, n.p., n.d.

CLEMMER, MARY

Holograph fair copy signed of her poem "The Days," 6pp., oblong 8vo, n.p., n.d. Written on thin grey paper, comprising 18 quatrains, beginning: "The days! The days! The swift, mute days / That fly across our fitful ways, / That bear us through the tangled maze, / We call our... more


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Holograph fair copy signed, one page, n.d.  "'A Lament'  'Grief' and 'Now'"
Holograph fair copy signed, one page, n.d. "'A Lament' 'Grief' and 'Now'"

COCKE, ZITELLA

Holograph fair copy signed, one page, narrow 4to, n.p., n.d. 32 lines of verse, titled at the top "'A Lament' 'Grief' and 'Now'", (with evidence of "Lament" and "Now" having been crossed through in pencil), beginning: "I know all is true you tell me, / That God is wide and... more


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Holograph fair copy signed, one page, n.d.  "Rara Avis or What is My Name?".
Holograph fair copy signed, one page, n.d. "Rara Avis or What is My Name?".

COCKE, ZITELLA

Holograph fair copy signed, one page, narrow 4to, n.p., n.d. 24 lines of verse, titled at the top "Rara Avis or What is My Name?", (possibly an occasional poem or riddle written for a recipient named "Percy" addressed in the closing line: ". . . Percy have you guessed the... more


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Autograph manuscript fragment, unsigned, one page.  With a letter from Collins' wife, Frances.
Autograph manuscript fragment, unsigned, one page. With a letter from Collins' wife, Frances.

COLLINS, MORTIMER.

Autograph manuscript fragment, unsigned, one page, 8vo, n.p., n.d., concerning Lord Lyttleton's bill on headmasters ("Lord Lyttleton evidently was the person who induced Parliament to give a governing body power to dismiss a Head Master at pleasure, without cause assigned. . . . I do not think he need be... more


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Holograph fair copy signed, 2pp, n.d. "The Tribute of Frost."

GALE, NORMAN

Holograph fair copy signed, 2pp, 4to, n.p., n.d. 3 stanzas of 8 lines, titled "The Tribute of Frost," which begin: "The rose, retired within the stem, / was dreaming of the spring to come; / The southwind's hand of harp and lute / was changed for Winter's fife and drum... more


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Holograph fair copy signed, 2pp, no date, of a poem titled "Mary Vance".

GALE, NORMAN

Holograph fair copy signed, 2pp, measuring approximately 8" x 10", no place, no date, of a poem titled "Mary Vance" at the top. 27 lines of verse, beginning: "When I was young, and had the skill / To take the time of Cupiid's making, / And teach my sweetheart from... more


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Holograph fair copy signed, two pages, 1836, of a poem titled "The Mothers of the West"

GALLAGHER, W.D.

Holograph fair copy signed, two pages, measuring approximately 7 1/2" x 9 3/4", no place, 1836, of a poem titled "The Mothers of the West". 45 lines (in 5 octets), beginning: "The Mothers of our Forest-Land! / Stout-hearted dames were they, / With nerve to wield the battle-brand, / And... more


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Holograph fair copy signed of an essay, one page, 8vo, n.p., n.d. , with env.

GRAHAM, STEPHEN

Holograph fair copy signed of an essay, article or statement, one page, 8vo, n.p., n.d. (but with a mailing envelope addressed to Peter Weiner [some water smudging], postmarked London, 2 February 1962). Presumably being submitted for publication, the 21-line untitled piece begins: "One delectable feature of old Russia was that... more


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Holograph occasional poem, signed "Grace Greenwood", Washington, 12 July 1894

"GREENWOOD, GRACE" (PSEUD. OF SARA JANE LIPPINCOTT)

Holograph occasional poem, signed "Grace Greenwood", written out on a stiff card measuring approximately 4 1/2" x 3 1/2", Washington, 12 July 1894, reading in full: "Why ask me for my poor pen-name? / But for yourself, begin / With purpose strong and lofty aim, / A nobler name to... more


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Rare manuscript poem, one page, no date, in the hand of an amanuensis and signed by Hake.

HAKE, THOMAS GORDON.

Rare manuscript poem, one page, tall 4to, Hindham Road, Upper Tooting, no date, in the hand of an amanuensis and signed by Hake in full at the end. The text contains a few revisions in the author's shaky hand and is entitled "Albinia.'' This poem, eighteen lines in three stanzas,... more


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Holograph working draft (unsigned), "Definition of Wit", 3pp, 4to, n.p., n.d.
Holograph working draft (unsigned), "Definition of Wit", 3pp, 4to, n.p., n.d.

HAZLITT, WILLIAM

Holograph working draft (unsigned) of the final three pages (only) of Hazlitt's prose work, "Definition of Wit", 3 1/2pp, 4to, n.p., n.d. This section of manuscript contains the concluding three pages and the addendum from the longer work, and begins: "The motto of wit seems to be, Light come, light... more


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Holograph manuscript translation of a poem by Felicia Hemans. With an autograph letter signed.

(HEMANS, FELICIA) TASTU, AMABLE

Holograph manuscript translation (apparently a draft, with a few cross-outs and emendations) of what appears to be Amable Tastu's original translation of the poem "The Graves of a Household" by Felicia Hemans. 32 lines of verse in French, signed by Tastu at the end, and titled "Les tombeaux d'une famille... more


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Two autograph poetical manuscripts written in an otherwise blank quarto paper book, with partly printed title-page filled in by Hodgson, 13 pages quarto, half red morocco, marbled boards, 1932. Inscribed "For Weg" [his wife Aurelia]

HODGSON, RALPH

Two autograph poetical manuscripts written out by the poet in an otherwise blank quarto paper book, with partly printed title-page filled in by Hodgson, "For / Weg [his wife Aurelia] / POEMS / BY / Ralph Hodgson / 1932 / A Birthday Gift," 13 pages quarto, half red morocco, marbled... more


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