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Lady Burdett Coutts [Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts, 1st Baroness Burdett-Coutts] (1814-1906), philanthropist and one of the wealthiest women in England

[Lady Burdett-Coutts, Victorian philanthropist.] Autograph Letter Signed ('Burdett Coutts') to 'Mr Dalton', regarding his retirement. With chromo-lithographic portrait.

4pp., 12mo. Bifolium. In good condition, lightly aged. A fifty-nine line letter, written in a difficult hand. She begins by stating that it was 'a real pleasure to hear from you instead of, of you […] It is a source of unfeigned regret to all your friends and parishioners to find you decide to...

£35.00
Lewis Carroll' [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] [Alice in Wonderland]

Printed handbill 'ADVERTISEMENT' concerning the recall of the 'Sixtieth Thousand' of 'Through the Looking Glass'.

On one side of a piece of wove paper roughly 18 x 12 cm. Headed 'ADVERTISEMENT.' and signed in type 'LEWIS CARROLL. | Christmas, 1893.' Twenty-eight lines of text. In good condition on lightly-aged and spotted paper. Begins 'For over 25 years, I have made it my chief object, with regard to my...

Literature £175.00 Lewis Carroll, Advertisment, Handbill
Lewis Melville' [Lewis S. Benjamin (1874-1932)], English author and actor

Autograph Letter Signed ('Lewis Melville') to Messrs George Routledge & Sons, Ltd.

12mo, 1 p. 7 lines of closely-written text. Clear and complete. On aged and slightly-grubby paper. He has received their letter regarding his 'Life of Thackeray', and appreciates 'the reason for your delay in deciding whether or no to issue a cheap edition. Undoubtedly the inclusion of my book...

Book Trade History £28.00
Max O'Rell' (Paul Blouet, 1848-1903), French humorous writer and journalist, Editor of the Paris 'Figaro'

Autograph Letter Signed ('Paul Blouët') in English to unnamed correspondent.

One page, 12mo. Very good on lightly aged paper. Giving details of a proposed lecture. He was to have been in Salford, Manchester, but the dates have been changed. Can only offer two dates. '<?> the two years' <?> has been a huge success & a most interesting journey by which we...

Literature £45.00
Max O'Rell' (Paul Blouet, 1848-1903), French satirical author and journalist

Autograph Signature on card.

Dimensions of card roughly two and three-quarter inches by four inches wide. Good, with light creasing to corners. Clear signature reads 'Yours very sincerely | Max O'Rell | 18 March 1895'.

Literature £10.00
Mischa-Léon' ['Mischa Leon'] [Harry Haurowitz (1889-?)], Danish tenor, Monte Carlo Opera [his wife Pauline Lightstone Donalda (1882-1970), 'Madame Donalda'; Russian tenor Vladimir Rosing (1890-1963)]

Autograph Letter Signed ('Mischa-Léon'), in English, to 'M. Rosing' [Vladimir Rosing].

8vo, 3 pp. Bifolium with dimensions of leaf 18.5 x 14 cm. Good, on slightly grubby and lightly creased paper. Small slip of paper mount adhering to one margin (not affecting text). Written in a bold and distinctive hand. He will not be able to make 'an appearance with "Lhada" [?]' as he is '...

Music and Theatre £65.00
Mrs Randolph' [C. Emily Blanche Randolph], Victorian novelist

Autograph Signature.

On one side of a piece of paper, 18 x 11.5 cm. Very good, on lightly-aged paper, with strip from stub adhering to the blank reverse. Reads 'With our united kind regards, | Believe me | Very sincerely your | C. Emily Blanche Randolph. | 76. Chester Square | S.W.' A small square of paper carrying...

Women £23.00
Mrs. Charles Roundell' [Julia Anne Elizabeth Tollemache Roundell] (1846-1931), English novelist

Autograph Card Signed ('Julia AE Roundell') to 'Miss Wilson'.

On both sides of card, 9 x 11.5 cm. 16 lines. Text clear and complete. Good, on lightly-aged card. Gives dates when they will be in Curzon Street. 'I do hope that we shall find you better. My little red book [possibly a pamphlet printed for private circulation, containing recollections of...

Women £28.00
Mrs. Edward Kennard' (M. E. Kennard), Edwardian novelist

Autograph Note Signed ('M. E. Kennard') to unnamed male correspondent.

One page. On piece of paper four inches by three and a half wide. Good, on lightly creased and aged paper. Docketed in pencil at head. 'Dear Sir | I have pleasure in enclosing my autograph. | Yrs. truly | M. E. Kennard'. Scarce autograph of the woman described as 'Harborough's forgotten novelist...

Women £25.00
Professor Keiro' [Charles Yates Stephenson), English palmist

Manuscript letter, in a secretarial hand, signed by Stephenson as 'Keiro'.

12mo, 1 p. Eleven lines of text. Good, on aged and dusty paper, with minor traces of mount adhering to blank reverse. The delayed reply is due to the fact that he only returned from the continent on the previous day. 'My fee for a full consultation Palmistry Psychometry & Crystal is £1 - 1...

Social history £75.00