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Salvadori, Roy   (1922-2012)
Salvadori, Roy English motor racing driver and manager.
A very fine vintage black and white photograph (6.25" x 4"), nicely signed in blue fountain pen ink across a clear area of the image.

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ref:9133  £40.00
Samuel, Herbert   (1870-1963)
Samuel, Herbert British Liberal politician, the first unconverted Jew to serve as a Cabinet minister and to become the leader of a major British political party; played a critical role in the formation of the State of Israel.
A
fine black and white photograph (6" x 4"), nicely signed ("Samuel") in blue ink to the lower white panel. There's a second signature, incription and date ("For Mr David N.Dean, Samuel, Oct '62") to the reverse
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ref:7866  £30.00
Samuel, Herbert   (1870-1963)
Samuel, Herbert British Liberal politician, the first unconverted Jew to serve as a Cabinet minister and to become the leader of a major British political party; played a critical role in the formation of the State of Israel.
A fine signature and date ("Samuel", May 16th, 1938) in black fountain pen ink on a 4.5" x 3.5" card.

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ref:7694  £20.00
Sanger, Frederick   (1918-2013)
Sanger, Frederick British Nobel prize-winning biochemist whose pioneering work on insulin and DNA transformed the field of genetics.
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fine signature ("F.Sanger") in blue ink on a 4.75" x 3" slip of paper.
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ref:8914  £15.00
Shapley, Harlow   (1885-1972)
Shapley, Harlow Eminent American astronomer, the first to realize that the Milky Way Galaxy was much larger than previously believed, and that the Sun's place in the galaxy was in a nondescript location, 30,000 light years from its centre, and not at its centre, as was previously believed.
A fine ink signature, cut from a letter, on a piece measuring 3" x 1.5". In very good condition.

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ref:8845  £18.00
Shrimpton, Chrissie   (1945- )
Shrimpton, Chrissie English former model and actress, younger sister of 1960s icon, Jean Shrimpton.
A very pretty original vintage 1960s black and white photograph (8" x 10"), signed and inscribed ("To Ruby, love, Chrissie Shrimpton") in dark blue ink across the image.
This comes with the original covering  letter to Ruby, handwritten and signed in black ink on a sheet of  8" x 10" notepaper (75 Park Mansions, SW1, 10th December 1969).
RARE.

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ref:8491  £75.00
Shrimpton, Jean   (1943- )
Shrimpton, Jean British fashion model, an icon of the Swinging Sixties.
A fine signed letter, handwritten in ink, on a sheet of headed blue notepaper (The Abbey, Penzance, Cornwall, no date) in which Jean Shrimpton thanks a fan for writing but apologises for the fact that she does not keep any photographs of herself and therefore cannot help him.
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ref:3389  £20.00
Slipher, Vesto Melvin   (1875-1969)
Slipher, Vesto Melvin Great American astronomer, the Father of the Expanding Universe Theory.
A fine signature in ink, cut from a letter, on a piece measuring 2" x 1".
VERY RARE.


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ref:8842  £30.00
Slocum, Frederick (and B.W.Sitterly)   (1873-1944)
Slocum, Frederick (and B.W.Sitterly) American astronomer.
A fine ink signature, cut from a letter, on a small piece measuring 2.75" x 0.75".
This comes with a fine signature in ink, cut from a letter, on a similar-sized piece, of Slocum's astronomy colleague and collaborator at Weslyan University, Professor B.W.Sitterly.


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ref:8843  £15.00
Smith, Andrew   (1797-1872)
Smith, Andrew Great Scottish-born zoologist, who befriended Charles Darwin in South Africa on the return journey of HMS Beagle.
A fine one-page letter (no address or date),
with excellent ornithological content, handwritten and signed in ink.

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ref:4964  £65.00
Somerville, Mary   1780-1872)
Somerville, Mary Great Scottish mathematician and astronomer, described as the "Queen of 19th Century Science" in her newspaper obituary; she predicted the existence of both Neptune and Pluto, then undiscovered.
Somerville's face will appear on the Royal Bank of Scotland's £10 note in 2017.

A very fine letter, handwritten and signed in ink on two pages of 7" x 4.5" notepaper (17th April, 1838) to the wife of geologist Leonard Horner, mentioning a cold expedition by the great geologist Charles Lyell and his wife to the Suffolk Crags . RARE.

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ref:8966  £50.00
Somerville, Mary   (1780-1872)
Somerville, Mary Great Scottish mathematician and astronomer, described as the "Queen of 19th Century Science" in her newspaper obituary; she predicted the existence of both Neptune and Pluto, then undiscovered.
Somerville's face will appear on the Royal Bank of Scotland's £10 note in 2017.

A neat early signature and date (21st June 1848) in ink on a small slip of paper (2.75" x 1.25"). Rare.
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ref:8377  £30.00
Soper, Donald   (1903-1998)
Soper, Donald Prominent Methodist minister, socialist and pacifist, known as "Dr Soapbox".
A fine typed and signed  letter on West London Mission headed notepaper (March 18th, 1952), thanking his correspondent for a letter and enclosure, apologising for his failure to deal with them and promising to do so in the near future.

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ref:6347  £10.00
Spilsbury, Bernard   (1877-1947)
Spilsbury, Bernard Great British pathologist, now regarded as the father of modern forensic science and saluted by Time Magazine in 1934 as the "Living successor to Sherlock Holmes"; murder trials such as those of Doctor Crippen (1910) and the "Brides in the Bath" case (1915) made him internationally famous.
A very fine signature and date (21 April 1938) in black fountain pen ink on a 3.5" x 1.25" card. RARE.


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ref:8957  £30.00
Struve, Otto   (1897-1963)
Struve, Otto American astronomer, one of the first eminent scientists to publicly express a belief that extraterrestrial intelligence was abundant, and who was an early advocate of the search for it.
A fine signature in ink, cut from the bottom of a letter, on a piece measuring 3.25" x 1.5".

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ref:8844  £15.00
Sylvester, James Joseph   (1814-1897)
Sylvester, James Joseph Great English mathematician with a particular flair for algebra: he created many new words for mathematical theory, including matrix and graph.
A fine 2-page letter, handwritten in ink (Manchester, 7 Aug 1857), apparently to the statistician Frederick Hendriks.

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ref:9188  £25.00
Thomas, Lowell   (1892-1981)
Thomas, Lowell American adventurer and film maker, the man who made a diminutive British officer called T.E.Lawrence into Lawrence of Arabia.
A fine signature in green ink on a 4" x 3" white card.

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ref:4715  £10.00
Thomas, Lowell   (1892-1981)
Thomas, Lowell American journalist, newscaster and adventurer, the man who made a diminutive, unknown British army officer called T.E.Lawrence into Lawrence of Arabia.
A fine American First Day Cover, commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Horace Greely, American journalist and statesman (February 3rd 1961), boldly signed in black ink across the main panel.

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ref:6835  £12.00
Thomson (Lord Kelvin), William   (1824-1907)
Thomson (Lord Kelvin), William Great British physicist.
A very fine 4-page letter, handwritten in black ink (The University, Glasgow, Feb 11/75) to the widow of his friend and colleague, Archibald Smith*, about printer's proofs.

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ref:5574  £195.00
Tyndall, John   (1820-1893)
Tyndall, John Great Irish-born physicist.
A fine signature and date (24th August 1874) in ink on a 4.5" x 2.75" slip of paper.

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ref:8969  £20.00
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