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Sir Robert Long (c.1602-1673) of Worcester Park, Royalist MP, Auditor of the Lower Exchequer and Receiver-General of the Queen's Revenues, associate of Samuel Pepys and rival of the Earl of Clarendon

[Sir Robert Long, Royalist politician and exchequer official, associate of Samuel Pepys and rival of the Earl of Clarendon.] Autograph Signature ('Rob Long') on exchequer document..

See Long's entry in the Oxford DNB. On 7 x 17 cm piece of paper, laid down on slightly larger piece of thick paper cut from an album. In good condition, lightly aged. Three lines of text by Long in clerk's hand, reading 'Registred accordinge to Ex Art within [mentioned?] ye [?] day of July 1667...

£30.00
Sir William Grant (1752-1832), Scottish lawyer and English judge, Attorney General for Quebec, Member of Parliament, Master of the Rolls

[Sir William Grant, Scottish lawyer and English judge.] Autograph Note in the third person, regarding 'the Old Fish Dinner party'.

See his entry in the Oxford DNB. On one side of a 12 x 11 cm piece of paper. In good condition, lightly aged. Folded twice. Reads: 'Lincoln's Inn Fields | 23d. June 1829 | Sir Wm. Grant will have the honor of joining the Old Fish Dinner party on Saty. the 27th. of June.'

£30.00
Arthur Rostron [Sir Arthur Henry Rostron (1869–1940), sailor and a seagoing officer for the Cunard Line. Captain of The Carpathia [Titanic Rescue[.

[ Capt. Arthur Rostron; Carpathia; Titanic ] Autograph Note Signed A H Rostron to A.S.Plested, returning an item the latter had sent to him.

One page, 4to, fold mark minor staining. Text: Very many thanks for your kindness in forwarding the enclosed [not present] for my perusal. | It is very interesting & [I] had never Seen it before. | I return it herewith as I honestly do not care to have too many mementoes of the occasion [...

£1,450.00
Nawab of Patudi [Nawab Mohammad Iftikhar Ali Khan Siddiqui Pataudi, sometimes I. A. K. Pataudi (1910–1952), 8th Nawab of Pataudi, captain of the India national cricket team].

[Nawab of Pataudi; Indian Cricket Captain] Photograph as a young man with autographed instruction on the reverse

B & W photograph, 7.5 x 10.5cm, very good condition. Jacket, tie and jumper. Text on reverse: X | Please use this one. | Pataudi. See image.

Social history £550.00 Pataudi
J.S. Henslow [ John Stevens Henslow (1796–1861), priest, botanist and geologist, mentor to Charles Darwin.]

[ John Stevens Henslow, mentor to Darwin ] Autograph Note Signed J.S. Henslow to Mrs Phillips of Queen's Lodge, Cambridge, about his lecture at Buckingham Palace.

One Page, obl. 8vo, closed tear and small loss of paper not affecting text, foxing, text legible and complete. Text: I send the little programmes I prepared for the 4 Lectures I had the honour of delivering at Buckingham Palace, and which you expressed a wish to see. Note: The 1860 Oxford...

£450.00
P.E. de Strzelecki [Sir Pawel [Paul] Edmund Strzelecki (1797-1873), Polish explorer, geologist and philanthrope later a British subject.]

[P.E. de Strzelecki; explorer, Australia ] Autograph Letter Signed P.E. de Strzelecki to Mr. March, asking for information.

Four pages, 16mo, bifolium, good condition. Text: Pray read the enclosed letter [not present] of Mr. Ed[ward] Romilly. | Will it be in your power to let me know the channel through which I could ascertain the fate of Mr. Marcet [perhaps William Marcet?] to whom the letter alludes? | Perhaps you...

£1,200.00
C.M. Grieve (Hugh MacDiarmid), Scottish Poet, journalist, essayist and political figure.

[ Hugh MacDiarmid ] Substantial part of a Typed Letter Signed C.M. Grieve (Hugh MacDiarmid) introducing his unknown correspondent to a leaflet giving information about him [PRESENT]

Paper, 20 x 11.5cm, punch-hole (one only, the other having been cut off (as stated above) - perhaps filed formerly). Text: My name may perhaps be known to you as that of a well-known Scottish poet and essayist, author of a number of books on Scottish literary, historical, sociological, economic...

£180.00
Hubert Wilkins [ Sir George Hubert Wilkins (1888–1958), Australian polar explorer, ornithologist, pilot, soldier, geographer and photographer. ]

[ Hubert Wilkins, Australian Polar Explorer ] Newspaper Article by Wilkins, AND signed by him, entitled North Pole Submarine for London

Substantial Article extracted from a newspaper, 38 x 29cm, good condition, in which Wilkins discusses his project of taking a submarine (the Nautilus of course) under the Arctic. His signature Hubert Wilkins appears top left, probably in pencil.

£180.00
[ Montague Summers, author and clergyman; his manservant; Bodleian Library ]

[ Montague Summers; his manservant; Bodleian Library ] Part Printed Part Manuscript, mainly in the hand of Montague Summers, Recommendation for Hector Stuart-Forbes to use the Bodleian.

Leaflet, two pages, 8vo, fold marks, edges sl. chipped, text complete and clear. Printed Form headed BODLEIAN LIBRARY, mainly filled in (boldly) by Montague Summers (as required): name of Applicant (Hector Stuart-Forbes, his address, the subject of study, Summers signature (Rev.) Montague...

£850.00
Andrew Bell [(1753–1832), Scottish Episcopalian priest and educationalist who pioneered the Madras System of Education]

[ Andrew Bell, educationalist ] Autograph Letter Signed A Bell to dear Miss Harriet, taking leave, talking about collecting a letter.

Two pages, 12mo, fold marks, minor defects, good condition. Allow me, My Dear Miss Harriet, to take leave for the present, of My Lord & Lady, & the Bairns, with lowly & grateful Acknowledgments of all their goodness. | If the letter for the Dean be ready, the Bearer will bring it. If...

£180.00