Rev. J. W. Kirwan [ John William Kirwan (d.1849), first President of Queen's College, Galway ]
London: Keating and Brown, Duke-street; and Booker, New Bond-street. 1829.
 + 18pp., 8vo. Disbound. Aged and worn, with first and last leaves separated. In a two-page dedication 'To Nicholas Kirwan, Esq. York Place, Portman Square', Kirwan explains that the 'following Discourse was delivered to promote the Education of the Catholic Poor of this Metropolis [i.e. London]. It is published to assist in procuring a similar blessing for an impoverished parish in the most Western part of Ireland.' No copy listed on COPAC, one (Missouri) on WorldCat.
Hubert von Herkomer (1849-1914), British painter, of Bavarian origin [ Lululaund, Bushey, Hertfordshire ]
On letterhead of Dyreham, Bushey, Hertfordshire. 25 April 1888.
2pp., 12mo. Bifolium. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper. He writes that as he is 'so overwhelmed with work & arrangements & daily performances', he cannot do as the recipient wishes, but he can find him a ticket to one of the performances, and 'your brother can have use of photos I have taken - of groups &c.' Herkomer built a large romanesque house in Melbourne Road, and named it Lululaund after his third wife. Here he had his studio, and put on performances of his plays and theatrical compositions.
Carl Haag (1820-1915), Bavarian artist settled in England, court painter to the duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Ida Villa, 7 Lyndhurst Road, Hampstead, NW, on cancelled letterhead of 16 New Burlington Street [ London ]. 28 November 1867.
1p., 12mo. In good condition, lightly-aged, with traces of glue from mounting on blank reverse. Reads: 'Sir, | In reply to your polite note of the 22nd. inst:, I am quite prepared to receive the "Camel Coats" [?] with which my friend Mr: Morris has kindly bethought me, and I shall thank you for their delivery.'
Dr. Anthony Wimmer, Professor, of Landshut [Thomas Ashworth; salmon fishing; angling]
Reprinted from the Macclesfield Courier June 27, 1857.
Printed on one side of a piece of wove paper, 25 x 18.5 cm. Good, on lightly creased paper. Giving detailed information in two columns of small print. Addressed 'To Thomas Ashworth, Esq.' and signed in type, 'Dr. Anthony Wimmer, Professor. Landshut, 11th June, 1857.' Scarce: no copy in the British Library or on COPAC.
Johann Carl Haag (1820-1915), Bavarian watercolour painter who settled in England and became a leading orientalist
7 November 1884; on letterhead of Ida Villa, Lyndhurst Road, Hampstead, London N.W.
8vo, 1 p, 8 lines. Folded twice. Good, on lightly discoloured paper. Informing the Morrises of 'our safe arrival', and thanking them for 'the very amiable hospitality we have enjoyed'. 'Mrs. Haag in this moment feels a little the fatigue of the journey but will ere long use a leisure hour to write to you.'