Outstanding Single-Owner collection sale of
Signatures, Autographs and Ephemera on Tuesday 24th January 2017
On view:
Saturday 21st January - 9am to 1pm
Monday 23rd January - 9am - 4pm
Sale commences Tuesday 24th January at 11am
Lots: 1-50 of 217
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Lot Description and Estimate Images Sold For
1

Andrew Bonar Law (1858-1923) - signature on Downing Street envelope. Together with David Lloyd George (1863-1945), signature on Downing Street envelope.

45
2

British Prime Ministers: Stanley Baldwin, Anthony Eden, Harold Wilson, Edward Heath, James Callaghan, Ramsay MacDonald, signatures and letters
Clement Attlee withdrawn from this lot; now features as Lot 160.

110
3

James Keir Hardie (1856-1915) - founder of the Labour Party, autographed note dated 1912, "Autograph hunters are a wee bit of a nuisance", May 1912

110
4

British Prime Ministers: Alex Douglas-Home, Harold MacMillan, Margaret Thatcher, John Major, Tony Blair, signatures/autographs, three on Downing Street notelets

60
5

Leading Politicians: H. Campbell Bannerman, Arthur James Balfour, Robert Cecil Salisbury and Herbert H. Asquith, signatures

70
6

Henry Campbell Bannerman (1836-1908) - signed letter, 1899.

50
7

George Canning (1770-1827) - British Prime Minister, 1827, signed letter dated 1823.

70
8

Henry Addington, Viscount Sidmouth (1757-1844) - signed letter, date indistinct.
British Prime Minister

70
9

British Prime Ministers: Edward Heath, James Callaghan, Margaret Thatcher, latter a letter from Mrs. Thatcher to Jon Evans

65
10

Charlie Duke (born 1935) - autographed colour photograph, moon-walk.
Tenth and youngest person to walk on the moon, Apollo 16, 1972

280
11

Buzz Aldrin (born 1930) - autographed colour photograph.
Second person to walk on the moon, Apollo 11, 1969

420
12

Neil Armstrong (1930-2012) - autographed photograph of the moon.
First person to walk on the moon, Apollo 11, 1969

2200
13

Buzz Aldrin (born 1930) - autographed colour photograph, lunar landing, framed, autograph somewhat indistinct, together with another, Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones, autographed colour group photograph, framed (2)
Piccard and Jones first to complete non-stop balloon flight around globe

500
14

William Wordsworth (1770-1850) - signed note inscribed Rydal Mount, Sept. 5th, 1842, mounted and framed beneath facsimile portrait.
Rydal Mount home to William Wordsworth from 1813-1850, near Ambleside, Lake District

130
15

Edmund Hillary, Tensing Norgay and Lord Hunt - signed portraits, framed and mounted. Tensing and Hunt indistinct.
Conquerors of Mount Everest, 29th May 1953, also to include related The Times, June 2, 1953, and a book, View From The Summit, autographed by E. Hillary (3)

700
16

William Ferguson Massey (1856-1925) - signature from Windsor Castle, 1917.
New Zealand Prime Minister

25
17

Jan Smuts (1870-1950) - signature from Windsor Castle, 1919.
Distinguished soldier and Prime Minister, South Africa

45
18

Lord Robert Baden Powell (1857-1941) - signature with Japanese script, and another, alongside Boy Scouts emblem.
British Army Officer; best known as instigator of Boy Scouts Association, 1907. Baden Powell made a short visit to Japan in 1912. (2)

95
19

Politicians - signatures, Joseph Chamberlain, Austin Chamberlain, Curzon of Kedleston, Viscount Walter Runciman, Auckland Campbell Geddes, Edward Henry Carson, Andrew Fisher (7), together with two autographed magazine pages - Tony Blair's cabinet (9)

50
20

The Grimaldi Letters, from 1819, principal addressee Wm. Grimaldi, "at Mr. Wedgwood's, St. James Square, London (qty)

400
21

Napoleon III captured! - Cologne Newspapers extra edition, 1817, printed statement from Wilhelm I, Emperor of Prussia

90
22

Christopher Anstey (1724-1805) - hand-written poem, personally dedicated to David Garrick Esqr. "Through every part of grief or mirth....", believed to have been published in 1808

30
23

HRH Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, signatures

380
24

King George V - pencil note, "Tell them I am quite well".
Mr Evans believed this statement was written the day before the King died. Another, "Tomorrow Friday will suit me best", together with King Edward VII, pencil note, signed, and Queen Mary, signature, Victoria Mary, 1901 (4)

200
25

King George V and Queen Mary - various, George signed document and a signature, Mary signed letter, 1949, together with Henry, Duke of Gloucester, signed letter, 1925, also to include a signed note, Mary Adelaide, mother of Queen Mary (5)

160
26

HRH Queen Elizabeth II - signed probate document, 1951

240
27

Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin (1766-1841) - hand-written letter, October 1803.
Transcript provide perhaps alludes to a guarded reference to the seizure of The Elgin Marbles

300
28

Viscount Hailsham - two hand-written letters to Dr. Sincox, legally barbed, 1956

20
29

14th Dalai Lama (b.1935) - autographed photograph.

50
30

The Great Train Robbers - Ronnie Biggs and Bruce Reynolds - autographed postcard, "Doctor John - My kind of luck", personalised to Jon Evans, signed by Biggs and Reynolds

480
31

Mikhail Gorbachev - autographed book, Memoirs, 1995, together with F. W. de Klerk, The Autobiography, 1998, signed

95
32

Politicians, modern era - D. Hurd, M. Thatcher, C. Patten, J. Knott, G. Walden, R. Jenkins, B. Boothroyd, H. Williams, E. Heath, (2), J. Archer, T. Benn, E. Currie, G. Howe, R. Hattersley, J. Major, K. Baker, all signed, (17)

110
33

Politicians, modern era - H. Wilson, W. Haig, T. Benn, J. Archer, C. Patten, C. Sandys, Lord Home, M. Thatcher, (2), E. Heath, M. Mowlam, A. Clark, D. Hurd, P. Ashdown (2), M. Heseltine, N. Lamont, R. Cook, D. Healey, all signed, (19)

90
34

Miscellaneous titles, authors include R. Fiennes, Queen Noor, all signed, (28)

70
35

Television-related, non-fiction, J. Paxman, J. Dimbleby, J. Sergeant, J. Cole, J. Bakewell, T. McDonald, M. Bragg, (2), J. Simpson, J. Isaacs, M. Winner, M. Palin, M. Parris, M. Caine, all signed, (14)

55
36

USA-related, C. Powell, H. Kissinger, A. Morton (Monica's Story), M. Albright, C. Mayer, Raymond Seitz, (6)

65
37

Rev. M. A. Tierney - History and Antiquities of The Castle and Town of Arundel - pub. Nicol, Pall Mall, 1834, 2 volumes, modern half-calf bindings

45
38

The Trial of The Queen, 1820, in The House of Lords, on Charges of Adulterous Intercourse, 2 volumes, modern half-calf bindings.
King George IV's unsuccessful attempt to undermine the reputation of (and gain divorce proceedings against) his Queen. See also Lot 142 - quarterly Treasury allowance, 1817

30
39

Cary's Great Roads of England and Wales, 1810, with folding frontispiece map, modern leather half-calf, folding map torn with tape-repairs

40
40

Stanford's London Atlas of Universal Geography, 1882, quarto edition, front page inscribed, "Presented to James Yeoman by Edward Stanford Esq. on completion of his apprenticeship, January 20th 1882"

110
41

An 18th century French book of armorial bearings, all pages printed and hand-coloured in watercolour, modern half-calf

70
42

The Workes of Benjamin Jonson - Under-Woods, Consisting of Diver's Poems, 1640, another, The Work of B. Jonson, Second volume containing Bartholomew Fayre, Staple of Newes and The Divell is an Ass, 1640, The Magnetick Lady, 1640, and Masques, 1617-1630, modern half-calf bindings (4)

120
43

Graham Greene - Why The Epigraph? Nonsuch Press, London, 1989, signed limited edition, cloth and gilt

70
44

Two early 18th century plays, 1709, History of Sir John Oldcastle and The Good Lord Cobham, The Puritan: or the Widow of Watling-Street, single octavo volume, modern half-calf

30
45

Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures, pub. W. Heinemann, London, 1913, modern half-calf

30
46

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyman, illustrations by E. Dulac, pub. Hodder & Stoughton, London, quarto, another, 1940, octavo, and The Merry Widow Souvenir Edition, 1908, also to include Douglas Byng - Byng Ballads, signed copy dated 1932 (4)

60
47

Brian Trubshaw - two Concorde books personally autographed for Mr. J. Evans, and a Concorde souvenir folder containing autographed First Day Cover and related material

160
48

Hammond Innes - The Conquistadors, signed and numbered limited edition, 9 of 265, Arcadia Press, London, 1970, full-calf, within case

110
49

Four books - Poetical Works of Robert Herrick, volume 4 only, Dickens's Dictionary of London, the Week-End Book, The Gipsies, latter a sheet-music Cantata

20
50

John Mortimer - two autographed books.
Best-known for his Rumpole series

20
 
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