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THE ACT OF UNION 1707

Facsimile of the signatures of the Act of Union Act 1707. On ‘parchmentised’ paper, c 45 x 19 cms.
PRICE: SOLD

ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING – BOTTROP, Germany

An architects drawing of a department store in Bottrop, Germany. The premises are described as ‘Geschaeftshaus der Firma 77 Unterberg, Bottrop. The architect signed the drawing ‘G Lohrmann, Arkitekt, Essen. A fine Ink drawing on thin paper, c 33 x 26 cms, it is of the period 1910-1920. I am not sure whether the building [...]

WILLIAM COZENS-HARDY – Opinion – 1903

Clerk’s copy of an opinion given by William Hepburn Cozens-Hardy K.C. concerning an estate in Belize; also an original case to Counsel relating to the matter, 1903.
The Right Honourable Sir Herbert Cozens-Hardy was born at Letheringsett, in Norfolk, 22nd November 1838, and was a most distinguished representative of an old and respected Norfolk family. [...]

SEAL OF QUEEN’S COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE

A detached seal, paper on wax, of Queen’s College Cambridge, c 7 x 10 cms. The impression is fine. The date 1675 appears in the legend, but the seal is without doubt of a later period.
£6.00, including packing and postage.

STATUTORY DECLARATION by Emma Jane Ireland – 1929

Statutory Declaration signed by Emma Jane Ireland of Hornsey, Middlesex, the daughter of Joshua Parsons, as to her her parenst and family’s immediate lineage. Dated 21st January 1929. On 4 pages of paper, two with text, c 21 x 33 cms.
PRICE: 7.50, including packing and postage.

HAMISH HAMILTON, publishing contract – 1949

A Memorandum of Agreement, in typescript, dated 28th February 1949 between Dr Jose Trueta of Headington, Oxford, author, of 1st part, Hamish Hamilton Ltd of Great Russell St, London of 2nd part and Cassell and Company of St Andrew’s Hill, London of 3rd part… relating to an assignment by Hamilton to Cassell of a work [...]