Sophie Dupré - Travel and Exploration

116 Items  ALL  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  P  R  S  T  U  W 
BOWRING-51814-1.jpg
BOWRING (Sir John, 1792-1872, M.P., F.R.S., Linguist, Governor and Ambassador, opened up trade with King Mongkut of Siam, favourite pupil of Jeremy Bentham)

Autograph verses signed and titled 'Perpetual Production', musing on the idea that if atoms are indestructible, so perhaps are the thoughts of man, circulating and recirculating, and that even more "The soul, - which is of nobler birth Must live - must live eternally", 40 lines with several autograph alterations, 2 sides 4to., no place, no date, c.

Item Date:  1850
Stock No:  51814      £275

Add to Wish List    Order/Enquire    Full Details

BOWRING-53463-1.jpg
BOWRING (Sir John, 1792-1872, M.P., F.R.S., Linguist, Governor and Ambassador, opened up trade with King Mongkut of Siam, favourite pupil of Jeremy Bentham)

Delightful autograph letter signed to Miss Ronalds, saying "Mrs Bowring sends me your note - throws upon me the awful responsibility of answering it", explaining that "Tomorrow evening is the last evening we shall have with our friend Klentz - Last evenings, they say, should not be extensively social - but sordid - and selfish - thinking only about ourselves & not about others. We must therefore lock up Mr Klentz to morrow evening - & endeavor to extort from him all the confidential things he may have to say - for that long future - perhaps that Ever which is about to separate us. Yours truly", laid down on the conjugate leaf is an interesting cutting about Sir John, (newly knighted in 1854), the letter 1 side 8" x 5", addressee's name on side 4, Hove Cottage, 16th September on side 4, small corner defect and other light traces of laying down by corners

Item Date:  1826
Stock No:  53463      £275

Add to Wish List    Order/Enquire    Full Details

BOWRING-6967-1.jpg
BOWRING (Sir John, 1792-1872, M.P., F.R.S., Linguist, Governor and Ambassador, opened up trade with King Mongkut of Siam, favourite pupil of Jeremy Bentham)

Autograph envelope front signed to R. J. Watts

Item Date:  0
Stock No:  6967      £18

Add to Wish List    Order/Enquire    Full Details

BOWRING-39390-1.jpg
BOWRING (Sir John, 1792-1872, M.P., F.R.S., Linguist, Governor and Ambassador, opened up trade with King Mongkut of Siam, favourite pupil of Jeremy Bentham)

Autograph letter signed to an unnamed correspondent saying he is "much indebted to you for your kind attention in sending me the Volume of one for whose genius I have a high respect. I shall suggest to the ... Committee the sending one of the exiles (?) to Birmingham but a disposition of these unfortunate strangers is of all things most desirable ...". 1 side 8vo., Devon, 11th February the top third has been neatly removed without loss of text

Item Date:  1826
Stock No:  39390      £150

Add to Wish List    Order/Enquire    Full Details

BOWRING-40069-1.jpg
BOWRING (Sir John, 1792-1872, M.P., F.R.S., Linguist, Governor and Ambassador, opened up trade with King Mongkut of Siam, favourite pupil of Jeremy Bentham)

Autograph Letter Signed to Richard POTTER in Manchester (1778-1842, Radical Non-Conformist Liberal MP for Wigan) saying that he has heard "that Cobbett has been abusing me. Will you be so kind as to send me Whittle's advertising & any other papers which have reference to the subject, the expense of which I will gratefully repay. Mr Howard will I hope have been able to send you such information as you deserve as to the Printing Acts ...", 1 side 4to., with integral autograph address leaf endorsed for free Postage by Joseph HUME (777-1855, Radical Statesman), London 17th September unevenly trimmed at the bottom without loss of text

Item Date:  1832
Stock No:  40069      £125

Add to Wish List    Order/Enquire    Full Details

First Previous ... 6 7 8 9 10  ... Next Last 

HyperLink      HyperLink      ABOUT SOPHIE   |   CONTACT SOPHIE   |   TERMS & CONDITIONS     
      HyperLink