ASCHAM (ROGER) The Scholemaster. Or Plaine and Perfite Way of Teaching Children to Understand, Write and Speak the Latin Tongue, but Specialy Purposed for the Private Brynging Up of Youth in Ientlemen and Noble Mens Houses, FIRST EDITION, John Daye, 1570
DOYLE (ARTHUR CONAN) Three autograph letters, two signed, one with signature removed, to "Dear Jessie", giving a lively account of his struggles to set up his medical practice in Southsea while at the same time trying to establish himself as an author, Bush Villas, Southsea, undated [1882-1890]
VIVA KING, 'QUEEN OF BOHEMIA' An archive of manuscripts, photographs and original artwork relating Viva King (1893-1978) and her social circle, including Augustus John, Nina Hamnett, Cecil Beaton, Ronald Firbank, Philip Heseltine (i.e. Peter Warlock), Rebecca West, and Olivia Manning, [c.1915-1970s]
SINGAPORE - CHANGI P.O.W. CAMP An archive, including original drawings (2 signed by Ronald Searle), manuscript entertainment programmes and "newspapers", typescript diaries, photographs and ephemera relating to, and collected by a soldier held prisoner at Changi Prison of War Camp, Singapore during World War II, [c.1941-1945] (quantity)
WELLS (H.G.) Twelve Stories and a Dream, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED "To Henry Hick, from his pattern patient. H.G.Wells" beside two self-portrait caricatures, showing Wells as he was in 1898 and in 1903, on the front free endpaper, Macmillan, 1903
WELLS (H.G.) The Sea Lady. A Tissue of Moonshine, inscribed "To Henry Hick from H.G. Wells" on front endpaper, half-title, 40 pages of advertisements (dated 'July 1902') [Wells 21], Methuen, 1902; Mankind in the Making, inscribed "To Doctor Hick from his Happy Patient H.G. Wells. N.B. Not to be lent" Let 'em buy a copy" on half-title [Wells 22], FIRST EDITIONS, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPIES, INSCRIBED TO HENRY HICK, rubbed, 8vo (3)
WELLS (H.G.) The First Men in the Moon, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED "To Doctor Henry Hick (To be taken when required). H.G. Wells. Nov 20th 1901" on half-title, Georges Newnes, 1901next page
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