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Author, Title, Summary Price
G. Belton Cobb

Typed letter signed to J.G. Wilson, Chairman of Bumpus's, booksellers

Of Longmans, Green & Co. Ltd, publishers. Two pages, 4to, responding to Wilson's comments on prospectuses, discussing both Wilson's and Longmans' idea of who one should send them to, or how many.

£45.00
John Camden Hotten.

Autograph Letter Signed to C.H. Ross, of "Ally Sloper" fame.

Publisher and author. Two pages, 8vo, laid down on stained paper, sl. chipped with minor loss, text clear. Hotten firmly setsa out the terms on which he will "come to an agreement" with Ross. He numbers his points 1 - 6, but on turning a page he jumps from 3 to 5, omitting 4. Point 1 "You will...

£100.00
John Lehmann

Typed Note Signed, Autograph Postcard Signed, and Autograph Letter Signed

Publisher and editor (formerly Hogarth Press). Total 5pp. /sides, 8vo and 12mo (the card). The eqarlier items (TNS and APCS) thanks Sewell Stokes for a piece for "The London Magazine" about George Moore on which he comments ("I'm sure it's an improvement"0 wondering if the effect of an anecdote...

£100.00
John Murray V.

Autograph Note initialled, and Typed Note, initialled, to J.G. Wilson, Chairman, J & E. Bumpus's.

Publisher. Both letters one page, 4to, good condition. (1931) He asks if an American scholar whose stay in London and studies of Coleridge have been affected by illness can have a look at a relevant book belonging to Murrays, but in a Bumpus Exhibition. He thinks the Exhibition successful and...

£150.00
Lady Midleton.

Autograph note signed to Jeffery, Pall Mall.

d.1852 (Burke). Maria Benyon m. 4th Viscount Midleton 13 June 1797 (second wife). One page, 8vo, some marking and chipping but text clear and complete. "Lady Midleton wishes to know whether Mr. Jeffery [sic] has any number of the Quarterly Review published since <"that" excised> Janry....

£45.00
Martin F. Tupper.

Autograph letter signed to Henry Blackett of Hurst & Blackett, publishers.

Miscellaneous writer and inventor (1810-1889). Three pages, 8vo, good condition. He asks for his authorial allowance of copies to be sent to his brother's at the Palace. He nominates other people he wants copies sent to, and adds "(The United States ought to take a few copies, as I have...

£50.00
Mayne Reid.

Autograph note signed to Henry Blackett of Hurst & Blackett, publishers

Irish-American writer of boys' stories (1818-1883). Two pages, 8vo, in a bold though smudged hand, text just legible. "My dear Mr Blackett / May I beg you will let me have one more copy of The Hero in spite of himself -- s[?] I only had two [underlined], and six [underlined] is the allowance...

£65.00
Kenelm Digby (Kenelm Henry Digby)

Autograph note, third person, to [Bohte], bookseller.

Miscellaneous writer (1800-1880). One page, 8vo, edges discoloured, text clear and complete. "Upon arriving at Cambridge, Mr Digby finds that only the ist volume of Kant's Works had been sent to Will's Coffee House [when did it close?]. He writes to request that Mr Bohte will forward the...

£150.00
Lady Anne Culling Smith.

Autograph note, third person, to [James?] Carpenter, bookseller..

One page plus address page conjoint, 8vo, grubby, spike-hole, small portion torn off with opening of seal not affecting text, text clear and complete. "Lady Anne Culling Smith begs Mr. Carpenter will send her down by the stage to:morrow Eveng Mrs. Riche's Nocturnal visit together with her Maid...

£65.00
Marchioness of Douglas.

Autograph letter, third person, to Clarke (William with Hamilton/Beckford connection).

Susan Euphemia Beckford ("one of the handsomest women of her time" (quoted in DNB), 7 m. Marquis of Douglas in 1810. Two pages, somewhat grubby but text clear and complete. "The 5 Vols: of Grimms[sic] Correspondence which Mr. Clarke sent to Gros[veno]r Place for the Marchioness of Douglas are...

£350.00
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