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Author, Title, Summary Price
Thomas Watson.

Autograph Letter Signed to Dawson Turner, philanthropist and educationalist,(1815-1885)

Physician (1792-1882). Two pages, 8vo, bifoliate, some marking but mainly good condition. He requests his pamphlets on "hygiene" and "Hints of Remedies". He reveals that he has read that Turner is in Holy Orders, and asks if he is also a Doctor.

£50.00
W.B. Maxwell.

Autograph Letter Signed to Clement Shorter, ed. The Sphere, etc.

Novelist. One page, 8vo, fold mark, good condition. "I cannot refrain from writing to thank you for two kindly notices of my work that you have given in recent numbers of "The Sphere"; & I trust you will not consider me troublesome for doing so, or for saying that it gave me much pleasure to...

£35.00
William Sotheby.

Autograph note signed to William Jerdan, editor of the Literary Gazette.

Litterateur and Poet (1757-1833). One page, 4to, fold marks, minor tears and staining, clear and good. Sotheby asks Jerdan "If there be time, l;et the Two last lines of the Proem [underlined] be -/ "And, in his grave while falls a Nation's tears,/ I strow these fading flours on Scott's untimely...

£350.00
A.E.W. Mason.

Typed Note Signed to Miss Jerrold.

Novelist. One page, 8vo, good condition. "I am quite willing that you should use the extract from my book "The House of the Arrow", but you should, I think, get also the consent of Mesrs. Hodder & Stoughton before using it."

£35.00
Alfred Milner, Viscount,

Autograph Letter Signed to "Miss Iwar Muller"

Imperialist. 2pp., 8vo. He regrets that he cannot accept her invitation and that he will not be able to meet the "Glazebrooks".

£30.00
Anthony Panizzi.

Autograph Note, third person, to the Lord Mayor of London and wife.

Chief Librarian, British Museum (1797-1879). One page, 8vo, bifoliate, sl. marked, fold marks, text clear and complete. "Mr Panizzi presents his compliments to the Lord Mayor . . . and regrets very much that a previous engagement will prevent him from having the honour . . ."

£45.00
Arthur Probsthain.

Typed Letter Signed to Prof. S. Langdon (Oxford), with seven related items.

Bookseller (Oriental and India). All eight items with fold marks, but good condition. They relate to the publication of Sir John Marshall's (ed.) "Mohenjodaro and the Indus Civilisation" (3 vols., 1931), described by Probsthain himself in Andrew Block's "A Short History of the Principal London...

£225.00
Bernard Partridge.

Autograph note signed to an unnamed correspondent.

(1861-1945). "First Cartoonist" for Punch (1909-1945). "In reply to your enquiry I am afraid I cannot furnish you with any names of artists wanting ideas for humorous drawings. The only thing would be to apply to any artists who do such work & take your chance."

£45.00
Charles Forte.

Typed Note Signed to Malcolm Mackenzie, The Empire Art Council.

Restaurateur/entrepreneur. One page, 4to, "Please forgive me for not having answered your letter earlier. It eally is most generous of you to promise to make our plans widely known, and I shall of course be very grateful for anything you will do in this respect."

£25.00
F. Carruthers Gould.

Autograph letter signed to "Jim" (J. T? Molony).

Cartoonist (1844-1925). Two pages, 8vo, fold marks but text good and clear. "My dear Jim,/ Broken out in a new place, have you? Well, I'll see what I can do to help. Just at present I am entirely out of my book plate, and as the block has been damaged I shall have either to get a new one made or...

£45.00
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