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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
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, 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
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
Tyndall, John   (1820-1893)
Tyndall, John Great Irish-born scientist, by the mid-1860s, Tyndall was one of the world's most famous living physicists.
A very fine 2-page letter, handwritten and signed in black fountain pen ink on blindstamped Royal Institution notepaper (24th January '84), declining an invitation
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ref:10036  £30.00
Vaughan, Charles John   (1816-1897)
Vaughan, Charles John

Leading Anglican churchman, who resigned as headmaster of Harrow School in a juicy homosexual scandal.

A very fine letter (The Temple, April 25, 1882), handwritten in ink on two sides of a sheet of black bordered notepaper (5.5" x 3.75")



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ref:8977  £15.00
Victoria,   (1819-1901)
Victoria,
Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in 1837 and from 1876, Empress of India.
A handsome document (approximately 16" x 12"), 20th February 1847, in which Victoria raises an army man to the rank of Lieutenant General.  She has signed in the top left corner and her Home Secretary, Sir George Grey (1799-1882) has countersigned in the lower right.

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ref:1937  £100.00
Wallace, George C.   (1919-1998)
Wallace, George C. American politician, the notorious Governor of Alabama from 1963-1967, 1971-1979 and 1983-1987 and the leading opponent of integration in the United States in the 1960s, declaring: "Segregation today, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever."
An excellent embossed coat of arms of the State of Alabama on 9" x 5.5" cream card, nicely signed in black ink by Wallace.

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ref:9404  £25.00
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