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[FARADAY (Michael, 1791-1867, Chemist & Physicist)]

Fine Large Unsigned Portrait Engraved by D.J. Pound from a Photograph by Mayall, showing him seated nearly full length, nearly full face, a smile just about to form, a book open on his knee, with the letterpress account of his life to date, including his early reading and experiments, his travels assisting Sir Humphrey Davy, his remarkable pioneering work, his powers of popular exposition and his hatred of 'half-truths', 8½" x 6¾" in margins 15¾" x 11¾", from the Illustrated News of the World, together 6 sides (three blank) 15¾" x 11¾", [London], no date, circa neatly disbound

Item Date:  1860
Stock No:  66241      £125

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FARADAY (Michael, 1791-1867, Chemist & Physicist)

Autograph Letter Signed to "My dear GLADSTONE" (William Ewart, 1809-1898, Prime Minister) returning "the M.S. with many thanks. I hope you got safe home & found all well there. Best remembrances to Mrs Gladstone ...", 1 side 8vo., Royal Institution blind-stamped paper, 13th August

Item Date:  1860
Stock No:  40922      £775

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FINCHAM (George, Surgeon and Apothecary)

Autograph Testimonial Signed for  Dr. Horatio Goodday,  (1807-1879) the writer on public health, naming him "my valued Friend and pupil ... who after his residence with me as an Apprentice, obtained prizes from the Society of Apothecaries & the Borough School of Anatomy, etc", and praising him as "an humane Man & a Gentleman", 2 sides 4to., 5 Spring Gardens, London, no date, watermark

Item Date:  1834
Stock No:  51211      £45

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FITZROY (Robert, 1805-1865, Vice-Admiral, Hydrographer & Meteorologist, travelled & wrote with Darwin, invented the Fitzroy Barometer & Weather Forecasts)

Fine Autograph Letter Signed to Sir Henry George CALCRAFT (1836-1896, Knight Secretary to the Board of Trade) saying that "yesterday, according to our arrangement I sent a note to Lady Herbert. It was returned with information that her Ladyship had left for the Continent ... As you may like to know this and also, perhaps, to see what was said yesterday morning and how the weather has been since. I now enclose my note and this morning's Weather Report ..." with a postscript that "H.M. just secured a lull for the passage, on Saturday ..." and an instruction not to return the enclosed, 4 sides 8vo., "M. o. Bd of Trade", Monday, no year circa

Item Date:  1855
Stock No:  40640      £1475

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FLEMING-40921-1.jpg MASONIC DINNER TO CELEBRATE BROTHER ROBERT BURNS BIRTHDAY
FLEMING (Sir Alexander, 1881-1955, Scottish Bacteriologist, Discoverer of Penicillin)

Menu for a Masonic Dinner Meeting of "The Scot's Lodge ... The One Hundred and Ninety-Second Anniversary of the Birth of W. Bro.Robert Burns" signed on the verso on the page with the list of the Officers, inside is the Menu "Odd Sorts or Scots Broth an' ither kinds ... The Main Coorse? ... Sweeties and Ices ... Coffee ...", with quotes instead of actual dishes, and the Toasts on the other side, 2 pages 8vo., Holburn restaurant, WC, 25th January

Item Date:  1951
Stock No:  40921      £475

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