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[Daphne Charlton, lover of Stanley Spencer, Artist]

[ Daphne Charlton (Stanley Spencer)] A Miscellany of Material from the Archive of Daphne Charlton, Lover of Stanley Spencer and Artist. Diaries. sketches, letters, etc.

1. Autograph Note Signed Shirin Spencer, daughter of Stanley, to Daphne, 23 June 1961, in envelope:Unity [sister] and I were both so sorry to hear that you had lost your father in such a sad way. We send you our love and sympathy.; 2. Two Typed Letters Signed Andrew Boyle, sometime BBC producer...

£1,500.00 Daphne
Maurice Stewart Collis (1889 – 1973), biographer of Stanley Spencer, sometime administrator in Burma, a writer on Southeast Asia, China and other hi

[ Maurice Collis, biographer of Stanley Spencer (pub.1962) ] Seven Autograph Letters Signed and one Typed LS Maurice Collis to Daphne [Charlton], lover of Stanley Spencer, and model), revealing their discussions of Spencer for his biography.

Seven ALSs, one TLS, 18 pages, 12mo, very good condition. [1. 8 July 1960] arranging lunch in a restaurant where they'll be able to talk; [2. 13 July 1960] He thanks her for the valuable & interesting information about Stanley yesterday. Your talk gave me a greater insight into his character...

£450.00
C.R. Leslie [Charles Robert Leslie RA (1794 – 1859), genre painter]

[C.R.Leslie, painter] Autograph Letter Signed CR Leslie to [Mr Gardiner? Collector?] inviting Gardiner's wife presumably to visit to learn about models, etc.

Three pages, 12mo, bifolium, good condition, docketed on p.[4] 1852 | C R Leslie RA. He extends an invitiation for Mrs Gardiner to visit before two oclock when he will with pleasure give her such information and assistance as I can respecting models. He continues with insights into his own works...

£85.00
Anne Stevenson (1933 – 2020), American-British poet.

[ Anne Stevenson, poet] Typed Note Signed Anne Stevenson to Miss Cond [Eileen Cond, autograph collector] responding to a complimentary letter.

One page, cr.8vo, very good condition. She has only just found Cond's letter on her return from abroad. I am so glad you enjoyed 'A Relative Stranger' and have much pleasure in returning your bookplate [presumably signed]. I do appreciate the trouble you took to write to me. It is always very...

£45.00
M. L. Woods [Margaret Louisa Woods, née Bradley (1855 – 1945), writer, known for novels and poetry. ]

[Margaret L. Woods, author] Autograph Note Signed M.L. Woods to Mr [Douglas?] Sladen asking for information.

One page, 8vo, prominent fold mark but ow good. Would you mind giving me some details about Captain Christmas' work. I think it would be better for me to be able to speak of it with more knowledge than I have at present, when I mention it to my niece. I was so glad to see you again & to meet...

£35.00
Charles Bradlaugh [1833 – 1891), political activist and atheist]

[Charles Bradlaugh] Note(secretarial) Signed C Bradlaugh to The Editor | Daily Telegraph] announcing the imminent circulation of his Appeal to the Country.

One page, 12mo, top of page grubby, closed tears (one repaired on reverse), signature smudged, fold marks, text clear in a neat secretarila hand. I beg to enclose you an advance proof of an appeal which will be widely circulated after eleven o'clock tomorrow. Presumably this relates to the...

£35.00
John Gladstone [Sir John Gladstone of Fasque, 1st Baronet, (1764-1851), Scottish merchant, slave owner, Member of Parliament, and the father of the British Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone]

[ Sir John Gladstone, father of the PM; slave owner] Autograph Note Signed John Gladstone to T. Galton

One page, 12mo, laid down on backing page, good condition. I am obliged by your & Mrs Galtons attention, but I have long relinquished the pleasure of evening parties, because they necessarily interfere with those regular habits which my increasing years make it desirable I should attend to...

£45.00
[ Stanley Spencer ] Daphne Charlton, artist and woman in Stanley Spencer's Life.

[ Stanley Spencer ] Manuscript (Holograph) entitled Stanley Spencer.

14 pages, 4to, large handwriting (lower case letters 5mm), punch-holes, two of four damaged. The manuscript has elisions, substitutions and additions by the author, indicating a lot of thinking, perhaps a desire to use a long word rather than a short. She attempts to analyse Spencer's (artistic...

£2,000.00 Spencer
Mary H. Catherwood [Mary Hartwell Catherwood (1847-1902), American writer of popular historical romances, short stories, and poetry]

[ Mary H. Catherwood, American novelist ] Autograph Letter Signed Mary H. Catherwood to Miss Chace, including her encounter with the literary A-list and her next publication.

Three pages, 12mo, bifolium, final page blank with residue of tipping in process, ow good condition. Text: Your note has just been forwarded to me with a batch of others from the [Thorndike?]. I would have loved a visit to Newport. But as soon as my business was completed in Boston I come racing...

£150.00
J.G. Dartnell [Major-General Sir John George Dartnell (1838 -1913), soldier and police officer, founder and first Commandant Natal Mounted Police, veteran of the Indian Mutiny, Zulu War etc.]

[J.G. Dartnell, Zulu Wars, Boer Wars, etc ] Autograph Note Signed J.G. Dartnell to a Miss Martin.

Two pages, 12mo, bifolium, faint foxing, small closed tear at fold, ow good condition. Your letter of the 5th July last only reached me a very short time ago for it was directed to me 'War Office. London' and I have never left South Africa since the War. I enclose my autograph if you think it is...

£56.00
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