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: 150-199 of 217
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Lot Description and Estimate Images Sold For
150

Frederick Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge (1774-1850) - signed letter, September 1840.

50
151

Sir Henry Wood (1869-1945) - signed letter, 1941.
Conductor and founder of 'The Proms'. Together with Sir Thomas Beecham (1879-1961), conductor's signature, also to include Jessie Wood, signed letter, wife of Sir Henry Wood (3)

280
152

Lillie Langtry (1853-1929) - signature, signed Lillie de Bathe, Ms Langtry, framed and mounted beneath facsimile portrait.
Beautiful and famed actress and producer

70
153

Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan (1842-1900) - hand-written letter on headed note-paper, All Souls College, Oxford.

    
154

Novelists and others: H. Rider Haggard (1856-1925) - (King Soloman's Mines), Walter Besant (2), sister-in-law Annie Besant, Leonard Huxley, J. S. Huxley, E. M. Delafield, Vernon Harcourt, and Ella Wheeler Wilcox, American authour and poet (9)

80
155

An unidentified early 19th century French signature, alongside seal, mounted beneath monochrome framed portrait aquatint of female sitter

30
156

Jon Evans - letters to and from the collector, including Lord Platt and Lord Houghton (qty)

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157

Politicians, modern era: Tony Blair, Cherie Blair, Glenda Jackson, Michael Portillo, Kenneth Clarke, Jeffrey Archer, Lord Boothby, Jeremy Thorpe, Charles Kennedy, signatures and signed notes (9)

25
158

Duke of Norfolk, Arundel - four type-written letters, signed, and an hand-written letter (5)

10
159

Prince Charles - signed RAF group photograph, 1972, and a related photograph

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160

Clement Attlee (1883-1967) - black and white political group photograph, signatures beneath on mount.

110
161

Benito Mussolini (1883-1945) and Victor Emmanuel III (1869-1947) - signed document, June 1927, declaring Curatolo's suspension from Army, signed by both.

300
162

Air Chief Marshal Hugh Dowding (1882-1970) - Westiminster Abbey order of Memorial and Burial Service, March 1970, together with entrance ticket to same, a personal note to Jon Evans from Muriel, Lady Dowding, and a book, Beauty-Not the Beast, autographed and presented to the Jon Evans by Muriel, The Lady Dowding (4)

25
163

Sidney Godolphin, 1st Earl of Godolphin (1645-1712) - signed Exchequer order for 250, June 1710.

240
164

George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, (1784-1860), Prime Minister, signed letter, 1834, addressee Mr Barnett Esq. - writer alludes to "petition Parliament", agricultural matters

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165

King George IV (1762-1830) - framed royal sign manual beneath facsimile portrait bust, and related biography (2)

170
166

Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) - framed letter signatory beneath facsimile portrait.
Scottish author most famous for creating Sherlock Holmes, together with William Gillette, signed note, "Adelphi Theatre, London, July 28, 1897, framed and mounted beneath facsimile print. Actor noted for portrayal of Sherlock Holmes (2)

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167

James Matthew (JM) Barrie (1860-1937) - framed signature beneath facsimile portrait.
Scottish novelist and playwright, best remembered as creator of Peter Pan

120
168

Laura Knight (1877-1970) - autographed sketch, dated Feb. 19, 1935, framed.
Artist particularly interested in, among other subjects, circus performers

380
169

King William IV - hand-written letter, 1829.

100
170

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) - signature with multiple under-scores, framed and mounted beneath facsimile print, signature somewhat faded.
Spanish post-impressionist painter, sculptor and ceramicist

800
171

Poetical verse and epitaphs - largely 18th century, all hand-written, a quantity

45
172

Family 'trees' - 18th and 19th centuries, all hand-written, a quantity

30
173

The House of Mostyn, Flintshire - hand-written correspondence and verse, 18th and 19th centuries, also to include printed reference to The Mostyn Testimonial. Principal correspondent Edward Mostyn Lloyd (qty)

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174

Miscellaneous letters and signatures, 18th-19th centuries, unidentified (qty)

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175

Various letters and lists, 18th and 19th centuries, largely hand-written, some signed (qty)

55
176

A collection of letters and signatures, within album, John Bright, 1873, Thomas Carlyle, Mary Scott-Siddons, with index, index on occasions inacurate

160
177

William Sowden Sims (1858-1936) - signed autograph letter, dated February 14, 1919.
Admiral and Commander, US Navy assisting British Navy from 1917. Together with John Joseph Pershing (1860-1948), signature. American soldier known as 'Black Jack', Commander of American Expeditionary Force, 1917

50
178

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, (1769-1852) - signed governmental letter to The Duke of Buckingham, 1834.
This letter written in response to a letter from The Duke of Buckingham, written the previous day, 15th December, also included (2)

240
179

Catherine Pakenham, The Duchess of Wellington (1773-1831) - signed letter, 1815, and hand-written envelope, envelope extremely fragile.

100
180

Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke (1690-1764) - hand-written letter, 1763, signed.

100
181

W. E. Gladstone (1809-1898) - signature, together with son, Herbert Gladstone, MP, Henry Richard Vassall, Baron Holland, (1773-1840) - Whig politician, (2) and other unidentified 19th century signatures (qty)

50
182

Mountbattens - Prince Louis Battenberg (1854-1921) - hand-written letter, 1914, signed. Together with autographs of Lord Louis Mountbatten (1900-1979) and wife Countess Edwina (1901-1960), latter two on a single sheet (2)

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183

Frances Evelyn 'Daisy' Greville, Countess of Warwick (1861-1938) - type-written letter, signed, 1897.
Long-term mistress to Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII.

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184

Six various hand-written letters - headed note-papers of Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace, Sandringham and Cumberland Lodge, 1887-1911, includes Princess Helena, daughter of Queen Victoria. Also to include Marchioness Caroline Winchester, autographed photograph

15
185

Victorian artists: B.W. Leader, signed letter, C. Napier Hemy, signed note, J. R. Herbert, signed note, Stanhope Forbes, signed note, J. P. Knight, signed note (5)

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186

Artists: Lucy Kemp Welch - hand-written letter with envelope, 1902, John Landseer, father of Sir Edwin Landseer, Sigismund Goetz and two others (5)

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187

Two long Boer War letters from soldiers, 1900, Mafeking, 7th June, Port Elizabeth, 25th July - hand-written letters, one to 'My dear Mother', with reference to the siege of Mafeking, and two further letters within envelopes, one being a pencil-written pass to trooper Vaughan, Mafeking, Rand Club and Mafeking reference (4)

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188

HMS Hood - autographed First Day Cover.

550
189

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, (1769-1852) - signed letter, 1833, to Lady Londonderry

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190

Rare Inhabitants' Pass Ticket, Funeral of The Duke of Wellington, 18th November 1852, No. 150, together with related Service And Anthems order of service (2)

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191

The Earl of Winchilsea (1791-1858) - signed letter, not removed from backing - reverse side not evidenced.

100
192

King George III (1738-1820) - royal sign manual, framed and mounted beneath facsimile portrait and a related biography (2)

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193

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, (1769-1852), signed letter, 1838, to Lord Lifford, and a related biographical book (2)

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194

King William IV (1765-1837) - royal sign manual, inscribed Windsor Castle, Oct. 19, 1833, mounted and framed beneath facsimile portrait, and a related biography (2)

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195

Laura Knight (1877-1970) - hand-written letter from Penzance in which she light-heartedly refers to painting the snow "in our very thickest from hob nail boots to mufflers", signed, framed and mounted

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196

Sven Hedin, Sir Mark Aurel Stein and Sir Francis E. Younghusband - signatures, dated 1906, 1909 and 1906 resp respectively.

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197

H. G. Wells (1866-1946) - type-written letter, signed, 1943, and related biography (2)

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198

Anthony Shepherd (1721-1796) - signed letter, Maddox Street, 1767.

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199

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford - signed letter, 1802, extremely fragile, and another, unidentified, dated 1861 - reference to "embarkation of the 1st Battalion of the Rifle Brigade at Liverpool" (2)

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