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Denholm collection of autograph letters and ancient and curious documents.

Denholm collection of autograph letters and ancient and curious documents.

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Published by [s.n.] in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Autographs -- Collections.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ42 .D46 1903
    The Physical Object
    Pagination74 p. ;
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3136946M
    LC Control Number82463994

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THE DENHOLM COLLECTION 23 39 Exceedingly curious paper, dated 16 18, from and signed by Lord Cobham, for his allowance to provide diet, apparel, and physic for inmates of the Tower. 40 An ancient document, supposed to be some three or four hundred years old, from a German Jew in Shoreditch, London, asking his prodigal son to come home.

The Denholm collection of autograph letters and ancient and curious documents. Catalogue of valuable books and manuscripts, also autograph letters and historical documents, comprising books with coloured plates, first editions of Ainsworth, C.

Dickens and W.M. Thackeray [Sotheby & Co.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

Filed under: Authors, American -- Autographs. The Second Book of the Authors Club: Liber Scriptorum (New York: Authors Club, ) (page images at CMU) The First Book of the Authors Club: Liber Scriptorum (New York: Authors Club, ) (page images at CMU) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms.

Filed under: Signatures (Writing). Catalogue of Very Important Denholm collection of autograph letters and ancient and curious documents.

book Letters and Historical Documents Comprising a Most Remarkable Collection of Letters and Manuscripts by Or Relating to Horace Walpole, Thomas Gray and Their Friends and Contemporaries, Etc: Which was Bequeathed by Mrs.

Damer to a Predecessor of the Present Owner, Sir Wathen Waller, Bt., Etc., Etc. The Caxton Club: Celebrating a Century of the Book in Chicago, The Grolier Club is pre-eminent among libraries documenting the buying, selling and collecting of books.

The research core of the Library is a collection of overbookseller and book auction catalogues, perhaps the largest (and certainly the most accessible) archive in America of this notoriously rare and ephemeral material, and much consulted by book historians.

The collection is in the first instance the subject of four short notices in the Appendices to the Fourth, Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Eeports of the Com- missioners. That to the Fourth Report (p. ) deals with the HISTORICAL MSS. COMMISSION 59 two volumes of family letters and two volumes of Civil War letters of the second Earl.

In The Hunt for History, Manuscript Society member, Nathan Raab shares some fascinating stories about his professional exploits. Whether it’s the first report of Napoleon’s death or an unpublished letter penned by Albert Einstein to a curious soldier, every document and artifact Raab uncovers comes with a spellbinding story.

Here within are found books rare and ancient, starting with the earliest printed works encompassing incunabula, 15th century and 16th century volumes.

Business, Finance and the Law These collections will delight the collector and the financier alike, ranging the gamut of legal treatises to the history of economic thought. The remaining papers of Howard Carter, retained by the Carter family, comprising autograph drafts of his account of the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun, lecture notes on the discovery, incoming correspondence, including letters from fellow Egyptologists and copies of outgoing letters, photographs, equipment used by him as an archaeologist, and.

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfectionssuch as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact,or were introduced by the scanning process.

Bauman Rare Books offers an extraordinary selection of rare books and autographs in all fields. Visit us online, at our galleries in New York or Las Vegas, or call us at BAUMAN.

The collection, representing, as it does, part of the life-long activities of a careful historian and eminent antiquarian, forms an admirable nucleus of a collection of materials for a county history of Flintshire.

The entire collection, as now constituted, comprises seven large boxes of manuscripts, documents and. Catalogue of Valuable Printed Books, and a Few Manuscripts, Autograph Letters & Historical Documents Etc. Comprising a Selection from the Library at Moncreiffe House, Bridge of Earn, Perthshire.

including Boswell s Dorando, ; Works of Natural History and Others with Coloured Plates ; and a Very Extensivc Collection of English XVII century Tracts; a Small But Choice Collection.

Nine autograph documents from the Allardyce Nicoll papers, which taken as a whole provide an insight into the working and thought processes of one of the foremost British Shakespeare scholars and Theatre Historian of the twentieth century.

Collection of 28 letters and cards to playwright Christopher Fry, an intimate and affectionate. The Sutro Library collection reaches out in so many directions, encompassing medical texts, documents for businesses, archaeological records, original art works and so much more. Managing such a diversity of materials is a formidable task, especially as many of the items in the collection.

Autograph letter signed to the Honourable Commitee. Document concerning "the destruction of [his] poor family" since Good's wife, Sarah, was executed in Salem in July "upon the account of supposed witchcraft"; also mentioned are "a sucking child [who] died in prison before the mother's execution" and another "child of four of five years.

A jovial, unpublished letter from Evelyn Waugh to Christopher Sykes, asking if he and Sykes can spend a weekend in London together.

One side of Combe Florey House letter paper (single foolscap sheet, approx. words in total), signed with the soubriquet "Soblen".

(vi) []. An unpublished, gossipy, card from Evelyn Waugh to Christopher Sykes. Anderson Galleries, Inc: A remarkable collection of autograph letters and Lincolniana from the library of a New York gentleman, including a "Lynch" signature and all the other signers except three, a full set of the presidents, remarkably fine letters by literary men, statesmen, and soldiers, and an extraordinary collection of Lincoln letters.

Notare (adnotare) and excerpere mean to take down short notes or excerpts,(63) and while exscribere too can refer to copying a brief item -- a name or a line or two of poetry -- it is also used for somewhat longer documents, such as a passage from an account book or a student's notes (hypomnemata).(64) When lengthier documents are involved, such as a complete work of literature.

The collection is enriched by a letter dated "Cambridge, Aug " from Washington himself. He wrote it in that house,—now so venerable with his memory,—in that very room, where his bust now stands upon a poet's table; from this sheet of paper passed the hand that held the leading-staff.

Strauss, Herbert R.: Herbert R. Strauss collection of Thomas Jefferson letters, Includes 16 autograph letters and two printed items. For details see list placed in container. Strong, Walter Ansel, Walter Ansel Strong Papers, L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Andrew Locy Rogers missionary diary (MSS ).

The diary documents Rogers’ service in the British Mission, where he served in Ireland and Scotland. Denholm Elliott PoW Shakespeare book to be auctioned.

The family of the actor Denholm Elliott is auctioning an archive of his memorabilia including a book of Shakespeare’s plays sent to him at a prisoner of war camp in Germany during the Second World War.

PM GMT 15 Author: Richard Savill. Five autograph letters by Burns, including a poem, went for less than 2 guineas; a song in his handwriting went for 30s. Three months later, the Cumnock Express printed an unpublished letter of Burns’ which was part of Mr Mackenzie’s Rillbank Collection.

D ating to circathis collection of highly important documents grants a rare window into the research practices of Isaac Newton, the English physicist and mathematician whose work proved instrumental to the scientific revolution.

The manuscript offered here consists of Newton's notes and transcriptions from ancient historical and geographical sources, which he apparently used to Author: Halina Loft. Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch.

Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and so much more. At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history.

More t items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam.

- Featuring Fine Books and Manuscripts up for auction at Skinner. The Fine Books & Manuscripts department delivers scholarship, expertise, and attention to detail in appraisals, evaluations and auctions of rare and historically important material ranging from medieval manuscripts to presidential documents.

See more ideas about Medieval manuscript, Auction and Books pins. A considerable part of the ancient collection is constituted by the XVI century editions; a specific feature is the collection book’s Filippo Neri preserved in the Libraria. In the ancient collection there are also periodical publications and numerous tenders, edicts, printed notices, dating from the 16th and 19th centuries, mostly emanating.

Often times, I have gotten some really nice hand written letters from athletes that are thrilled to be remembered. Sometimes the former athlete would call me on the telephone because they are so curious & fascinated that I wanted their autograph.

They would say they had rarely received an autograph. subject heading book auctions OR subject heading book industries and trade. Microform copies of auction catalogs are also to be found in various microform collections in the library, including: Early American Imprints, (New York: Readex Microprint Corporation, ).

Catalogue Of Valuable Collection Of Books And Manuscripts Relating To South 1st. $ Catalogue Of. Catalogue Of Valuable Books From The Library Of A Gentleman $ Catalogue Of.

Catalogue Of The Choice And Valuable Books The Property Of The Rt Hon The Earl. $ "In the Vatican’s collection she discovered paper letters from the 15th and 16th centuries with unusual slits and sliced-off corners.

Curious if the marks were part of the original letter, she discovered that they were indications the letters had originally been locked with a slice of paper stabbed through a slit, and closed with a wax seal.". The earliest surviving letter from Wilde to Douglas. The letter is undated; a probable date of writing of November is given for this letter in "The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde," edited by Merlin Holland & Rupert Hart-Davis.

London: Fourth Estate Ltd,p. Golden Signatures. By E. Kurnik. Whenever great men take pen in hand, they create valuable historical documents, avidly sought after by America’s autograph collectors. AT the National Antique Show held in. New York City recently, a New Jersey housewife presented a bundle of letters for evaluation.

She had found them in her attic. Mark William Hofmann (born December 7, ) is an American counterfeiter, forger, and convicted regarded as one of the most accomplished forgers in history, Hofmann is especially noted for his creation of documents related to the history of the Latter Day Saint movement.

When his schemes began to unravel, he constructed bombs to murder two people in Salt Lake City, UtahCriminal penalty: Life imprisonment. The curious thing is that four out of five known MSS.

of the work have disappeared since A.D. One ` very ancient ' one, described as the autograph of Ingulphus, used to be kept at Croyland under lock and key, but disappeared in the middle of the seventeenth century ; a Cotton MS.

which Selden used was burnt in the great fire of (see p. Cambridge Core - Renaissance and Early Modern Literature - The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain - edited by Lotte Hellinga. - Explore krislow's board "Writings/Documents/History", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about History, Archaeology and Ancient artifacts pins.Denholm is laid around two Greens, with friendly shops and pubs and a Post Office. It lies within the ancient parish of Cavers. Denholm, today, is a quiet village with two pubs, a cafe/bar, a butcher, a general store/Post Office, a hairdresser and a garage.

It has about houses and is expanding all the time with new developments springing up.A Book of Autographs We have before us a volume of autograph letters, chiefly of soldiers and statesmen of the Revolution, and addressed to a good and brave man, General Palmer, who himself drew his sword in the cause.

They are profitable reading in a quiet afternoon, and in a mood withdrawn from too intimate relation with the present time; so that we can glide backward some three quarters of.