ARGENTINIAN

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Autograph Letter Signed ('E. O'Connor'), in Spanish, from the Argentinian Admiral Eduardo O'Connor to Coronel Ricardo Mombello, with reference to 'el Conscripto Carlos Wasington [sic] Anthony'.

Author: 
Admiral Eduardo O'Connor (1858-1921), Argentinian naval officer, Director General de Administrativa, y Gefe del Arsenal de Puerto Militar [Belgrano]
Publication details: 
On letterhead of the Gefe del Arsenal de Puerto Militar. 26 February 1914.
£100.00

2pp., 8vo. On bifolium. O'Connor's signature damaged by wear along a vertical fold, otherwise in good condition, on lightly-aged paper. Scan on request.

Autograph Signature ('Bernardino Rivadavia').

Author: 
Bernardino de la Trinidad Gónzalez Rivadavia y Rivadavia (1780-1845), first President of Argentina
Publication details: 
Without date or place.
£56.00

On piece of paper roughly 5 x 8 cms. The signature is clear and firm, on a piece of lightly discoloured grubby paper, with a spike hole to the right (not affecting any text). Reads '[in another hand] Bernardino Rivadavia | [signature] Bernardino | Rivadavia' | [in another hand, in pencil] President of Buenos Ayres'. Laid down on irregular shaped piece of paper removed from autograph album, on which is written, in a nineteenth-century hand 'President of Buenos Ayres'.

Autograph Letter Signed by Frederick H Post to the editor of Polo Monthly, and catalogue of 'AUCTION SALE | Argentine Polo Ponies | PROPERTY | of | MR. J. D. NELSON | MR. C. N. LAND MR. LOUIS LACEY | MR. MANUEL ANDRA MR. ALFREDO PENA'.

Author: 
George A. Bain, Auctioneer ('Under Management of WILLIAM POST & SON') [AUCTION CATALOGUE; EQUESTRIAN; POLO]
Publication details: 
LETTER: 20 November 1926, on letterhead of William Post and Son; CATALOGUE: Post's Polo Field, East Williston, Long Island, N. Y.; 6 October 1926.
£120.00

CATALOGUE: Six unpaginated leaves, 8vo. Diagonal blue stripe printed on front and back covers. Unbound. In very good condition despite slight rust staining from staples and paper clip. The prices fetched and purchasers of the thirty-five lots are given in pencil. LETTER: one page, 4to, in very good condition with crease to one corner. Encloses marked copy of catalogue, asks to subscribe to Polo Monthly, and commends article in latest issue. Signed 'William Post & Son | pr Fred H Post'.

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