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: 51-99 of 217
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Lot Description and Estimate Images Sold For
51

John Le Carre and Colin Dexter, autographed books, and another, Alec Guinness, (3)

90
52

Collection of household books

35
52A

A box of pictures

35
53

Rudyard Kipling - We Willie Winkie And Other Stories, modern half-calf, octavo, together with biography by Andrew Lycett, signed by the author, another, signed D. Gilmour, Just So Stories, pub. London 1902, cloth, and another, Folio Society (5)

60
54

Coronations of the Kings of England, pub. London 1820, another, Poems in the Style of Milton, pub. London 1744, two other antiquarian publications, two Mr Punch's Pocket Books, 1851 and 1855, and a Madame Tussaud's catalogue (7)

30
55

Autographed policing books - Leonard Burt, Stella Rimington, John Stevens and Sir Robert Mark (4)

65
56

Autographed books: Alan Bennett, Sue Townsend, John Major, A.L. Rowse, Joan Ryder, Nancy Price and Jane Adams (7)

15
57

Sir Thomas Beecham (1879-1961) - signature.
Founder of London and Royal Philharmonic Orchestras. Together with Sir Adrian Boult, letter to Jon Evans concerning vivisection, Leff Pouishnoff, Sir Walford Davies, (2) Mark Hambourg (6)

20
58

A pencil study - portrait bust of a gentleman, unidentified, perhaps The Duke of Windsor, unsigned, framed. Together with a biography, King Edward VIII by P. Ziegler

30
59

Bank of England Five Pounds note, Chief Cashier P. S. Beale, August 1951, good condition

110
60

Two large, framed Indentures, one dated 1650, the other undated, probably 17th century, 22 x 26in. and 13 x 20in. respectively

130
61

Holy Trinity Church, Knightsbridge - four 18th century architectural plans, and another, Temple Church, church consecrated 1829, architect Donaldson, frameless, also to include a framed architectural line engraving, bridge designs across River Thames, 1735 (6)

100
62

Theatre Royal production posters, framed Drury Lane, 1804, seven frameless, 1835 and 1860's, frameless extremely fragile

30
63

Rare Nihilists group photograph - five named characters and dog, top inscribed and, furthermore, fully-inscribed verso with identification of each of the named Nihilists portrayed.

120
64

Lamenting the Death of The Marquis of Tavistock, hand-written verses by Mr. Ansty, Author of the Bath Guide, 1767, and other interesting letters, some with reference to royalty

55
65

Mel Calman - cartoon artwork in pencil, "I feel an Apocalypse coming on...." together with a framed group of three political cartoons, signed J. Callaghan, A. Benn and H. Wilson, and a printed Giles cartoon, personalised and signed on mount

130
66

Rare early French passport, 1816, carrier Henry Allen Johnson, signed Marquis d'Osmond, framed, together with three early English passports, signed by foreign ministers Lord Palmerston, 1851, Earl of Malmesbury, 1858 and Lord Derby, 1877, (4)

320
67

18th century line-engravings - including framed Westminster Abbey, two architectural plans, largely frameless

30
68

The Times, Friday June 11th, 1858 - hand-written account reporting delivery of "the new Big Ben", necessary following damage to the bell originally intended.
Believed to be a The Times correspondent giving full dimensions of the replacement bell

150
69

A collection of stamps and a German banknote, 100,000 Deutsche Marks

40
70

An 18th century printed public notice, Quebec, October 1787, printed in English and French, mounted within frame

170
71

John Luffman maps, 1802-09, The Grand Expedition, North Sea, Boulogne, Havre and Dunkirk (5)

20
72

Haile Selassie (1892-1975) - four black and white photographs, two of which inscribed verso, To the Sweet and Beautiful English Lily, dated 1938 and 1941.
Emperor of Ethiopia - an admirer of Lily. Presented by The Emperor to Lily, the current vendor's grandmother, during a visit to Worthing
Guaranteed to be genuine.

380
73

Bay City Rollers - three LP records, one dust-jacket autographed by the group
Likely to be genuine but not guaranteed.

15
74

The Beatles - group photograph bearing signatures, and another, without signatures, frameless (2)
Genuine nature not guaranteed.

25
75

Two football annuals, 1976, bearing numerous signatures.
Genuine nature not guaranteed.

20
76

Earl of Cardigan (1798-1868) - hand-written letter, signed, 13th April 1850.
From Hounslow Barracks to Quarter Master General of the Forces; transcript available. And another signature pertaining to Cardigan, and stamped envelope to Toby Hogg Esq., contained within purpose-made bound volume. Also to include two related First Day Covers
Guaranteed to be genuine.

110
77

Stage performers: Diana Dors, Freddie Sales, Freddie Foss, Trino Vololi, Dickie Valentine, Kenn Dodd, Dick Emery, Harry Cranley, Petula Clark, Billy Cotton, Dennis Lotis, Bruce Forsythe, Kenny Baker, Harry Worth, Frankie Vaughan and Edmund Hockridge, contained within two autograph books.
Likely to be genuine but not guaranteed.

40
78

Richard Todd (1919-2009) - autobiography and novel, each autographed, cloth with dust-wraps.
Guaranteed to be genuine.

45
79

Signatures of the stage - Henry Irving (1838-1905), letter from Savoy Theatre, also to include Gerald du Maurier, pianist Franz Osborn

35
80

Clara Butt-Rumford (1872-1936) - signature.
Concert singer. Together with Major General Edward Lugard, and others

20
81

John Churchill, Ist Duke of Marlborough (1650-1722) - printed treasury receipt, inscribed, signed and dated January 1697.

200
82

John Sheffield, Ist Duke of Buckingham and Normanby (1647-1721) - official printed receipt, inscribed, signed and dated July 1716, together with related contemporary line-engraved portrait.

280
83

Sir Robert Walpole (1676-1745) - signed manuscript document dated 29th December, 1735.

900
84

William Pitt (1759-1806) - 'The Younger', signed letter, no date.
Prime Minister, 1783-1801, 1804-1806. Pitt complains of headache and sickness following party

220
85

Spencer Perceval (1762-1812) - Prime Minister 1809-1812, hand-written note, Downing Street, date perhaps 1808.
Perceval is the only British Prime Minister to have been assassinated, House of Commons, May 1812

200
86

Sir Robert Peel (1788-1850) - Prime Minister, signature.

70
87

William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898) - Prime Minister, signed postcard, 1878, addressed to H. A. Schulz Esq., Glasgow, and Lord John Russell, (1792-1878), Prime Minister, signed note, also to include Thomas Henry Burke, signature (Phoenix Park, Dublin Murders, 1882) and Michael Davitt, Irish agitator

95
88

Lord Palmerston (1784-1865) - British Prime Minister, signed letter, 1862, and a further related signature (2)

50
89

William Lamb - Second Viscount Melbourne (1779-1848) - signed letter, 1841, an hand-written envelope, dated '22, and a further signature (3)

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90

Kaiser Wilhelm II and Auguste Victoria - signatures, each dated 1911.

80
91

Lieutenant General John Manners, Marquis of Granby (1721-1770) - signed pay authorisation, 1761.

130
92

Sarah Siddons (1755-1831) - hand-written letter, dated 1800, to Miss Bird, 57 Greek Street, Soho Square.

220
93

Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi - signature and signed letter respectively.
Indian father and daughter Prime Ministers, former a signature on compliments card; latter signed notice. Together with Morarji Desai - signed letter to Jon Evans, 1979 (3)

110
94

King Hussein of Jordan (1935-1999) - autographed photograph, dated 1981

25
95

Dame Elisabeth Frink - type-written letter, signed, 1990.

40
96

Novelists: John Galsworthy, Anthony Hope (Prisoner of Zenda), Hugh Walpole, G. K. Chesterton, E. Verrall Lucas (5)

75
97

Novelists: Emmuska Orezy (1865-1947), (The Scarlet Pimpernel), J. B. Priestley, Marie Corelli, A. Koestler, J. J. Farnol, Wilson Barrett, letters, signatures and notes, (6)

60
98

Horatio Bottomley (1860-1933) - signature.

20
99

Sir William Gull (1815-1890) - signed letter, 1875, to Sir Francis Seymour Haden.
Respected physician to Queen Victoria; Jack the Ripper accusation a discredited theory. Together with Sir James Paget (1814-1899), hand-written letter, 1875. Surgeon to Queen Victoria. Sir James makes personal reference to Walter Gull (2)

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