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Sheila Kaye-Smith.

Autograph sentiment signed.

Novelist. Piece of paper, c.5 x 3", prob. torn from larger page, attractive sentiment and signature dated: ""With best wishes - / Sheila Kaye-Smith. / Aug. 11. 1931."

Literature £18.00
Sir Edwin Chadwick

Autograph Signature on slip of paper.

English social reformer and essayist (1800-90), Jeremy Bentham's literary assistant. Dimensions of paper roughly three-quarters of an inch by two and a half. Signed 'E Chadwick' over light traces of stamps in red and green, on foxed paper discoloured with age. Small portion at head of 'E'...

Social history £18.00
Sir Joseph Burn [Prudential Assurance Company Ltd]

Printed facsimile of Christmas message on headed paper.

Burn (died 1950) was President of the Institute of Actuaries, and a leading figure in twentieth-century British insurance. Dimensions five inches by eight inches. Folded once. In good condition on good thick wove paper. Headed by company crest with motto, between 'HOLBORN | BARS' and 'CHRISTMAS...

£18.00
Sir Julius Benedict (1804-1885), Anglo-German conductor and composer

Autograph Signature ('Jules Benedict').

12mo: 1 p. Very good. Reads 'January 1866 | [signed] Jules Benedict'.

Music and Theatre £18.00
Sir Roger Keyes [Roger John Brownlow Keyes, 1st Baron Keyes] (1872-1945), British naval officer

Autograph Signature ('Roger Keyes').

On a leaf of pink paper (roughly 16 x 20 cm) removed from an autograph album. Firm signature, 6 cm long, with the initial 'R' blotted by Keyes. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper. The page bearing the signature is headed, in another hand, 'Famous Men Military and Naval'.

Military and Naval History £18.00
Sir Thomas Nicholas Redington

Autograph Frank with address to R. Byham.

Irish administrator and Member of Parliament (1815-62). Consists of the front of the envelope, the dimensions of which are roughly five inches by three. Addressed to 'R. Byham Esq. | Ordnance Office | Pall Mall | London', and signed 'Th Redington'. Two postmarks in red ink: the first, in a...

History £18.00
Squire Bancroft

Autograph letter signed to a bishop,

English actor manager (1841-1926), knighted in 1926. 2 pp, 12mo. "My Lord Bishop / I am sorry I cannot be of any service in the way you wish. My income is severely strained and, with regret, I have to refuse many similar applications." Traces of mounting on reverse.

Music and Theatre £18.00
Thomas Webster (1800-1886), English artist

Autograph Signature ('Thos Webster') on fragment of letter 'To the President & Council of the Royal Academy'.

Paper dimensions 5 x 11 cm. Good. The foot of the last page of a letter with a mourning border. Reads '<...> consideration. | I am, Gentn. | Your obedt. St. | [signed] Thos Webster | To the President | & Council of the Royal Academy'.

Art and Architecture £18.00
Shura Cherkassky [Alexander Isaakovich Cherkassky] (1909-1995), Russian classical pianist

Autograph Signature of the Russian classical pianist Shura Cherkassky.

On rectangle removed from autograph album. In good condition. Reads 'Shura Cherkassky | 1929'.

£18.00
Admiral Sir William Alison Dyke Acland (1847-1924), Royal Navy

[ Admiral Sir William Alison Dyke Acland, Royal Navy. ] Autograph Signature ('W A D Acland').

On 3.5 x 9.5 cm slip cut from a letter. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper, with remains of stub at one edge. Reads 'Yours truly | W A D Acland'. On reverse, in a contemporary hand: 'Capt Acland R.N. | H.M.S. S. Australia | Guard Ship Cow<?> | Augst. 1895.' Beneath this, in pencil: '...

£18.00