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William Godwin [ (1756–1836), journalist, political philosopher and novelist.]

[ William Godwin, political philosopher ] Autograph Address only from Letter to Victorian Novelist Lady Stepney.

Piece of paper, c.11 x 5cm, on sl.larger card, foxed. Some marking of address but text clear: Lady Stepney | Henrietta Street | Cavendish Square

£100.00
Roderick Murchison [Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1st Baronet, (1792 – 1871), Scottish geologist.]

[Roderick Murchison, geologist; The Search for Franklin] Autograph Note Signed Roderick Murchison to Hickey [prob. E. Hickey, fellow member, Geographical Society], re. Francis Baring's question in Parliament about The Search for John Franklin.

£550.00
Richard Doyle [Richard Dickie Doyle, illustrator of the Victorian era]

[ Richard Doyle, illustrator ] Autograph Letter Signed R Doyle to unnamed correspondent about work for him.

One page, 12mo, bifolium, good condition. Since I saw you last I hve not neen well, and have in consequence not been able to make progress with the work, on the completion of which depended my being able to undertake and illustrations for you book. | I regret that it is so, but am obliged to say...

£280.00
Isaac Coffin [ Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin (1759 -1839), officer of the Royal Navy who served during the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.]

[ Admiral Isaac Coffin ] Autograph Note Signed Isaac Coffin | Admiral to the Parliamentary official responsible for admissions to the Gallery of the House of Commons.

Piece of paper, 17 x 9.5cm, corners damaged without affecting text, sl. smudged, but perfectly legible, laid down on similar sized card. Please to admit the Bearers Mr Smeaton & Mr Watson to a Seat in the Gallery of theHouse of Commons. Coffin was a Member of Parliament from 1818 to 1826.

£45.00
Carl Haag [ (1820-1915), Bavarian-born painter who became a naturalized British subject and was court painter to the duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.]

[ Carl Haag, painter ] Autograph Letter Signed Carl Haag to Sir Richard Temple, administrator in British India and a British politician, about Temple's stay in Brittany, other [un]interesting matters, including (briefly) current work.

Two pages, obl. 8vo, fold marks, closed tear along fold, remnants of sellotape, some marking, text clear and complete. He appreciates Temple's enjoyment of Brittany, and his and his description of prehistorical remains so enticing that it makes me wish to visit the same spot. He is holding a...

£45.00
Chevalier Bunsen [Christian Karl Josias von Bunsen (Chevalier Bunsen) (1791- 1860), theologian and Prussian diplomat]

[ Chevalier Bunsen, theologian and Prussian diplomat ] Autograph Note in the Third Person (Chevalier Bunsen presents [...]) to R. Cole Esq about the delivery of a parcel to General Radewitz

One page, 12mo, bifolium, good condition. Chevalier Bunsen presents his compliments to Mr. R. Cole and has the honour to state, that the parcel, which Mr. Cole has addressed to General Radewitz and left at the Legation shall be forwarded to Berlin and Erfurt by the next official opportunity.

£56.00
Bayard Taylor (1825–1878), American poet, literary critic, translator, travel author, and diplomat.

[ Bayard Taylor, Poet ] Autograph Note Signed Bayard Taylor to an unnamed correspondent about My subject [...]

Piece of paper from lined exercise book, 11 x 13cm, good condition. Text: My subject will be 'Ourselves and Our Relations' [all underlined]. OURSELVES AND OUR RELATIONS.; Lecture by Mr. Bayard Taylor before the Mercantile Library Association in January 1866 but perhaps elsewhere before that.~80~...

£80.00
Baron Rayleigh [John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh (1842–1919), scientist who made extensive contributions to both theoretical and experimental physics]

[ Baron Rayleigh, scientist] Autograph Note Signed Rayleigh to Sir Richard Temple, administrator in British India and a British politician.

Two pages, 16mo, remnants of glue for tipping into an album, text complete and just legible. I mentioned the subject of your letter to the President yesterday. Some of us will have pleasure in reminding you, according to the usual practise in such cases.

£80.00
Sally Salminen [Sally Alina Ingeborg Salminen (1906 -1976), author from Simskäla, the Åland Islands, Finland, nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature three times.]

[Sally Salminen, Finnish author] Typed Letter Signed Sally Salminen to the Rev. Cornelius Greenway of NY, showing appreciation for his comments on her first publication, Katrina (1936).

One page, 4to, fold marks,good condition. Text: [...] My late answer does not indicate lack of appreciation, although it must seem so. I am on the contrary deeply and sincerely grateful for your kindness of writing to me. Your letter reached me at a time when I needed encouragement and...

£280.00
James T. Fields [James Thomas Fields (1817 – 1881), American publisher, editor, and poet.]

[ James T. Fields, publisher ] Autograph Note Signed James T. Fields to H P Harland about getting a letter to Miss Thackeray.

One page, 12mo, bifolium, minor chips, good condition. Text: I should at this time address a letter to Miss Thackeray 'care of' Mr George Smith, Publisher of the Cornhill Magazine, London.

£80.00
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