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DOCUMENT SIGNED, at St Stephan, Canterbury, Kent, England, 1662.

By HARFLETE of EARLINGTON, Lady Aphra.

Kent, UK: None, 1662. Said vellum indentured and decorated document measuring 11" by 15" and being of the character of a promissary bond between Lady Aphra and one Richard CROOKES signed, witnessed, and sealed with seven various signatures thereon or codiciled save that of Lady Aphra which has been clipped.. Very Good.

$75.00

The Ephemera Society: Members List 1979

By Ephemera Society

London UK & Bennington, VT: Ephemera Society, 1979. 21cm, 82p. paperback. Very Good.

$12.00

The Ephemera Society: Members List 1981

By Ephemera Society

London UK & Bennington, VT: Ephemera Society, 1981. 21cm, 72p. paperback. Very Good.

$12.00

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, 12 janvier 1859, to M. de Waltville.

By Levasseur, Émile [1828-1911] economist

Paris, 1859. Octavo sheet 'Je me chargerais avec très grand plaisir de l'article, à cause du titre du livre et du titre du collaborateur qu'a l'auteur.' [signed: E Levasseur]. Levasseur was an economist who visited America twice and wrote on the American workman as well as the French working class. He did the the historical summary to Andrew Dickson White's classic 'Fiat Money Inflation in France.'. Fine.

$125.00

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, Paris, 16 Juin 1873, to a friend

By Moigno, Abbé François-Napoléon-Marie [1804-1884] mathematician, author.

Paris, 1873. 12mo note folded, on notepaper of Les Mondes - Revue Hebdomadaire des Sciences of which he was the editor. He urges his correspondant to continue his study of M. Pliandlin [?]. [signed: F Moigno] Abbé Moigno was a prolific writer, mathematician, savant and exponent of science.. Fine.

$40.00

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, to a gentleman, dated Paris 24 July 1895.

By Decle, Lionel [1859-1907] journalist, adventurer.

Paris, 1859. Octavo folded letter signed 'Lionel Decle,' in French. He thanks the person for his interest and promises to send the letter and carry out his commission as soon as he returns to London. 'Je vous enverrai dès mon arrivé à Londres la lettre dont je vous ai soumis la minute et je n'oublierai point votre commission.' Decle (1859-1907), journalist and world traveller, was known for his writings on the French military, Africa, the Indian subcontinent, the Nile and Russia.. Fine.

$40.00

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, Paris, 23 déc 1864, to M. Poisy, commissaire-prieur à Amiens.

By Laborde, Léon de [1807-1869] archeologist, traveller, bibliographer.

Paris, 1864. Deux lettres avec l'entête des Archives de l'Empire au sujet "d'une collection des lois et décrets de la convention" lequel a été acquise dans une vente mobilière. [signés: Cte. de Laborde] Count Laborde was the director-general of the Archives de l'Empire and author of a travel account to Arabia Petraea as well as several bibliographic works.. Fine.

$60.00

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, Paris, 23 fév 1843, to Mme. J-B Biot.

By Letronne, Jean-Antoine [1787-1848] Egyptologist, geographer, papyrologist.

Paris, 1843. Octavo lettersheet folded and addressed on obverse to 'Mme Biot au Collège de France' on a matter of retaining an architect to repair Mme. Biot's quarters. [signed: Letronne]. Letronne was a savant known for his erudition in the geography and paleography of the ancient world. He collaborated with Jean-Baptiste BIOT on 'Mémoire sur le Zodiaque circulaire de Denderah,' annotated ROLLIN's complete works and published several tomes on Egyptology. In the cartographic world, Letronne is implicated with Washington Irving in having helped to popularize the historically incorrect notion that medieval savants held the world to be flat -- a now wide-spread belief of our time but one that has no scholarly foundation.. Fine.

$40.00

DOCUMENT SIGNED, at St Stephan, Canterbury, Kent, England, 1646.

By HARFLETE of EARLINGTON, Sir Christopher

St Stephan, Canterbury, 1646. Said vellum document measuring 12" by 14" and being of the character of a bond between Sir Christopher and his wife Aphra, signed, witnessed, and sealed 1646.. Very Good.

$70.00

DOCUMENT SIGNED, at St Stephan, Canterbury, Kent, England, 1646.

By Hargrave, John

St Stephan, Canterbury, 1646. Said vellum document measuring 14" by 24" and being of the character of a bond between Sir Christopher and one John HARFLETE signed, witnessed, and sealed. Some waterstains. The Harvard Law Library holds an antecedent of this document [English Deeds Collection: 436] which is described as a grant dated 1559 being ."a capital messuage called in the vulgar 'Saint Stevens in Hors-Stabul' in Hackington next Canterbury in the county of Kent.". Very Good.

$75.00

DOCUMENT SIGNED, at the Clayfield, Nottingham, England, 1732.

By WOODHOUSE, Samuel

Nottingham, UK, 1732. Being a bond indenture to one John PLUMPTRE on stamped laid paper, fine condition 12" x 15", signature of Samuel WOODHOUSE, sealed and witnessed.. Fine.

$40.00

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, at Passy, 23 oct 1866, to M. Donau, Paris.

By Wailly, Natalis de [1805-1886] paleographist.

Passy, France, 1866. Octavo sheet folded with postal markings on obverse. A dinner invitation to his cousins. [signed: N. de Wailly]. Wailly was manuscript conservator at the Bibliothèque impériale and is remembered for his 'Eléments de paléographie' as well as the edition and translation of several medieval histories and inscriptions. In 1841he formulated the principle of "respect des fonds" stating that records should be grouped according to the nature of the institution that created and accumulated them. . Fine.

$48.00