[ Earl of Haddington ] Autograph Letter Signed "Haddington" to an unnamed correspondent [a Campbell?]

Charles Hamilton, 8th Earl of Haddington DL (1753–17 March 1828) Scottish nobleman and apparently Collector.
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"Tyn." [Tynninghame] 8 Jan. 1815.

One page, cr. 8vo, good condition. He taks health to start off with. Then "I am very glad you have found all I want of the Luxembourg Gall[e]ry. As for the Marquis of Annandale & Lord Glasgow [miniatures?], you did well not to buy them as I believe I can get them here from the families. The first vol[ume] of Valmont [presumably Laclos's" Les Liaisons Dangereuses" ], I am glad you have found. As to Grangers Biography. I am not sure if my Son has not got a copy. at all events let me know the price, as a friend of mine wants it.

Printed Circular Letter including signature "Robt Bowyer", miniature painter and publisher, addressed to "John Temple Esq | Brompton Grove", describing his "new undertaking of producing Facsimiles of ... the choicest Water Colour drawings"

Robert Bowyer (1758–4 June 1834), British miniature painter and publisher.
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74 Pall Mall, [London], [watermark 1821].

One page, part of bifolium, 4to, faintly grubby and foxed, mainly good condition.

Miniatura or The Art of Limning

Edward Norgate
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Oxford, 1919

Ed. from the Manuscript and collated with other manuscripts by Martin Hardie, Ist edition, 8vo, pseudo-vellum binding, clear wrapper sl. torn, generally very good condition.

Autograph Signatures on fragment of letter.

William Behnes and Sir William Charles Ross
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Without date or place.

Behnes (died 1864) was a sculptor of high renown. Ross (1794-1860) was a miniature painter whose work includes portraits of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Paper dimensions roughly 4 1/2 inches by 2 inches. In good condition. Reads 'William Behnes | W. C. Ross'. On verso 'my Apartments, should <...> | to the utmost of my hop <...> | be inadequate to extricat <...>'.

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