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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'.

Sir Henry Thompson (1820-1904), English surgeon, Professor of Clinical Surgery at University College, London

[Sir Henry Thompson, surgeon.] Autograph signature.

On 4.5 x 9.5 cm rectangle of paper, cut from letter. In fair condition, lightly aged, and laid down on part of leaf from album. Reads: 'Yours vy trly | Henry Thompson'.

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: '...


List of publications 'At the Sign of Flying Fame' in the form of a handbill.

Printed on pink [faded from red?] unwatermarked paper, with cream backing. Dimensions of paper roughly fourteen centimeters by thirty-three centimeters. A frail ephemeral item. Lightly creased, and with further creasing and closed tears at head and foot, and minor loss at head. Faded, and with...

Book Trade History £20.00
[Edward] Seymour Hicks

autograph note signed to unnamed correspondent,

English dramatist and actor-manager (1871-1949), knighted in 1935. One page, 8vo. "Just to say au revoir I hope it will not be long before we meet again & until then - the best of good luck / Yours / Seymour Hicks / Ever so many thanks for your jolly wire - / Bless you". Piece of adhesive...

Music and Theatre £20.00
[PUBLISHERS] Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.

Invoice to J. Houlgate of the Yorkshire Society, 23 Davygate, York.

2 pages, 8vo. Creased and with several small stains in blue and red. A printed invoice, ruled with blue and red lines, filled in in manuscript with a claim for fourteen shillings, 'To advertising in | The "Live Stock Journal," | Nos. 448 & 449' [November 3 and 10 1882]. Payment details in...

Book Trade History £20.00
[Walter] Brandon Thomas

one autograph note signed to Mrs [Elizabeth] Merivale (née Pitman), wife of the playwright Herman Charles Merivale (1839-1906),

English actor, playwright, songwriter (1856-1914). One page, 12mo. "Dear Mrs. Merivale, / I enclose two stalls & hope you will enjoy a good laugh that is all I can you. / So glad to see you & Mr. Merivale looking so well today". Attached by blank verso to blank second leaf, which bears...

Music and Theatre £20.00
A.A. Knox

Autograph letter signed to "Farquhar".

Journalist and police magistrate ((1818-1891). One page, 8vo. He invites him to dinner. "The Grimstones and Toole are coming - and others whom I dare say you know". He asks for the response to be sent to the Police Court at Marlborough Street.

[Sir Edward] Seymour Hicks

autograph letter signed, autograph note signed and typed note signed,

English dramatist and actor-manager (1871-1949), knighted in 1935. The letter, to Mrs [Jean] Webster Brough, 24 May 1939, on cropped letterhead, 1 page, 12mo. "[...] Im so glad you liked the little book. Yes indeed our families have been bound together - over many years - and I remember the...

Music and Theatre £20.00
Ada Cavendish

autograph letter signed to Mr [?] Ward,

English actress (1839-1895), for a time manageress of the Olympic Theatre. 2 pp, 12mo. "I enclose you the Stalls with much pleasure - and I hope you will enjoy the performance. Please place the enclosed cheque for £25 - to my account and oblige / Yours sincerely / Ada Cavendish". Traces of glue...

Women £20.00