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: 200-217 of 217
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Lot Description and Estimate Images Sold For
200

John W. Davis (1873-1955) - signed letter, 1919, "England has saved herself by her exertions...."
US Ambassador to the UK, together with another, signed letter, unidentified, similar 1919 sentiments (2)

60
201

Alexander George of Teck - signed letter, 1910, together with Arthur, Duke of Connaught, Lord Palmerston and five other items (8)

50
202

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852) - signed letter, 1839, and a related biographical book (2)

160
203

William Beatty (1773-1842) - signed letter, 1822.
Beatty was friend and surgeon to Lord Nelson and attended the fatally wounded Admiral at Trafalgar, also to include contemporary related issue, The Times, November 7, 1805 (2)

360
204

Lady Emma Hamilton (1765-1815) - hand-written letter from Merton (House), no date, signed and offers "Miss Nelson's compliments

2200
205

William Hamilton (1730-1803) - signed letter to George Unwin, 1800, letter too fragile to remove - reverse side not evidenced; transcript available.

900
206

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) - signed letter, 1813, to Monsieur le Comte Mollien. Together with a rare set of five early 19th century hand-coloured line-engravings, satirical anti-Bonaparte propaganda, all framed, three books on Napoleon. Together with Vice Admiral Robert Plampin (1762-1834) - signed letter, no date - Royal Navy officer and Napoleon's gaoler on St. Helena (10)

750
207

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852) - letter to Col,. Campbell, Paris, 28th December, 1815.

650
208

Queen Victoria - royal sign manual, framed and mounted beneath facsimile portrait, together with Sir Henry Ponsonby - three hand-written letters, 1888-89, one of which comments on the Queen's sympathy towards abolition of vivisection

280
209

Charles George Gordon (1833-85) - signature, framed and mounted beneath facsimile portrait bust.
Also known as Gordon of Khartoum, British Army officer, China, Crimea. Killed during protracted defence at Khartoum

460
210

King George III (1738-1820) - signed letter to son Prince Frederick, 1782, together with Augustus Frederick (1773-1843), sixth son of King George III, signed letter, 1822, concern for a friend with life-threatening illness, also to include Frederick, Duke of York, (1763-1827), second son of King George III, signed letter, 1809. Latter "The Grand Old Duke of York" (3)

340
211

Letters of the nobility, some unidentified, a quantity

75
212

Letters of the nobility, some unidentified, a quantity

65
213

King Edward VII and King George V - royal sign manuals, former Windsor Castle, 1905, latter dated 1901, (2)

220
214

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852) - letter dated 1832, and an hand-written envelope, 1829, together with a related biographical book (3)

180
215

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852) - hand-written two-page letter, signed, relating to Cholera Epidemic, 1832

300
216

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852) - rare lock of hair, framed and mounted beneath facsimile portrait and facsimile inscription, informative labels verso.
Inscription reads "The Duke of Wellington's hair cut after death by myself J. Kendall". Kendall was Wellington's personal valet and was with the Duke when he died.

460
217

Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) - signature, framed and mounted beneath colour facsimile portrait print in profile.
Writer, poet and novelist best-known in connection with The Jungle Book, Kim and If

360
 
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