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Author, Title, Summary Subject Price
Dwarkanath Tagore [(1794-1846), one of the first Indian industrialists to form an enterprise with British partners and entrepreneurs. He was the grandfather of Rabindranath Tagore].

[ Dwarkanath Tagore ] Manuscript biographical study (panegyric even) of Dwarkanath Tagore, presumably secretarial text (two hands), but signed from Dwarky Oct [8]/42

Four pages, cr. 8vo, bifolium, fold marks, good condition. Dwarkanath Tagore & his family were the projectors of the Hindoo College and by their exertions & support aided by Sir Edwd Hyde East carried this important institution into full effect even against the wishes of the Government...

History £800.00 Dwarky
George Hooper, artist

[ George Hooper, artist ] Three substantial Autograph Letters Signed George Hooper and George to Brom [ John Bromfield Gay Rees, Welsh artist ] about his experiences in galleries in Englsnd and on continent.

LETTER ONE (April): Three pages, 12mo, good condition. He discusses their respective illnesses, him recuperating at Minehead. The district round about Minehead is very stimulating, & inspiring. Watchet, a romantic port near by, immediately took my fancy. I tried to do some watercolours here...

£220.00
Mervyn Levy [(1914 – 1996), Welsh artist, art teacher and writer on art].

[ Mervyn Levy, Welsh Artist ] Autograph Letter Signed MERVYN LEVY to My dear old boy [John Bromfield Gay Rees, Welsh artist] about his activities; a meeting; Welsh Art Exhibition. WITH: Two autograph copy letters of Rees's letters to Levy.

Two pages, 12mo, fold marks, good condition. Text: Faed [fellow-artist] wrote me a letter some little while ago, which I only received on Saturday on my return from Berlin, & the conclusion of a German lecture tour, I am simply delighted to hear of your existence & whereabouts & hope...

£200.00
[Houston Mt Everest Flight Film] Ronald L. Read, sound recordist (at least)

[ Wings over Everest; film ] Photograph of Camera Crew at work, with note by and signature of Ronald L. Read, sound recordist, and commemorative stamp. See image.

Detached album page, 14 x 10cm, a little grubby, with , laid down, a photograph of the camera crew in action, 10 x 8cm, Signed Ronald L. Read, with a note in his hand, Flight over the Top | April 3rd 1933. Item stamped twice The Houston-Mt. Everest Flight Film. A commemorative stamp partly...

Travel and Topography £170.00 Everest
Baron Rayleigh [John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh (1842–1919), scientist who made extensive contributions to both theoretical and experimental physics]

[ Baron Rayleigh, scientist] Autograph Note Signed Rayleigh to Sir Richard Temple, administrator in British India and a British politician.

Two pages, 16mo, remnants of glue for tipping into an album, text complete and just legible. I mentioned the subject of your letter to the President yesterday. Some of us will have pleasure in reminding you, according to the usual practise in such cases.

£80.00
Bayard Taylor (1825–1878), American poet, literary critic, translator, travel author, and diplomat.

[ Bayard Taylor, Poet ] Autograph Note Signed Bayard Taylor to an unnamed correspondent about My subject [...]

Piece of paper from lined exercise book, 11 x 13cm, good condition. Text: My subject will be 'Ourselves and Our Relations' [all underlined]. OURSELVES AND OUR RELATIONS.; Lecture by Mr. Bayard Taylor before the Mercantile Library Association in January 1866 but perhaps elsewhere before that.~80~...

Literature £80.00
James T. Fields [James Thomas Fields (1817 – 1881), American publisher, editor, and poet.]

[ James T. Fields, publisher ] Autograph Note Signed James T. Fields to H P Harland about getting a letter to Miss Thackeray.

One page, 12mo, bifolium, minor chips, good condition. Text: I should at this time address a letter to Miss Thackeray 'care of' Mr George Smith, Publisher of the Cornhill Magazine, London.

£80.00
Sally Salminen [Sally Alina Ingeborg Salminen (1906 -1976), author from Simskäla, the Åland Islands, Finland, nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature three times.]

[Sally Salminen, Finnish author] Typed Letter Signed Sally Salminen to the Rev. Cornelius Greenway of NY, showing appreciation for his comments on her first publication, Katrina (1936).

One page, 4to, fold marks,good condition. Text: [...] My late answer does not indicate lack of appreciation, although it must seem so. I am on the contrary deeply and sincerely grateful for your kindness of writing to me. Your letter reached me at a time when I needed encouragement and...

£280.00
Chevalier Bunsen [Christian Karl Josias von Bunsen (Chevalier Bunsen) (1791- 1860), theologian and Prussian diplomat]

[ Chevalier Bunsen, theologian and Prussian diplomat ] Autograph Note in the Third Person (Chevalier Bunsen presents [...]) to R. Cole Esq about the delivery of a parcel to General Radewitz

One page, 12mo, bifolium, good condition. Chevalier Bunsen presents his compliments to Mr. R. Cole and has the honour to state, that the parcel, which Mr. Cole has addressed to General Radewitz and left at the Legation shall be forwarded to Berlin and Erfurt by the next official opportunity.

£56.00
Carl Haag [ (1820-1915), Bavarian-born painter who became a naturalized British subject and was court painter to the duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.]

[ Carl Haag, painter ] Autograph Letter Signed Carl Haag to Sir Richard Temple, administrator in British India and a British politician, about Temple's stay in Brittany, other [un]interesting matters, including (briefly) current work.

Two pages, obl. 8vo, fold marks, closed tear along fold, remnants of sellotape, some marking, text clear and complete. He appreciates Temple's enjoyment of Brittany, and his and his description of prehistorical remains so enticing that it makes me wish to visit the same spot. He is holding a...

£45.00