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Author, Title, Summary Price
Irene Vanbrugh (stage name of Irene Barnes)

autograph card signed to Walter Wood,

English actress (1872-1949), made a Dame of the British Empire in 1941. Blue "letter card" with printed stamp, addressed in autograph to "Mr Walter Wood / 7 Theresa Terrace / Hammersmith". "Many thanks for your kind invitation for June 29th which I am very sorry to say we are unable to accept...

£15.00
Irene Vanbrugh (stage name of Irene Barnes)

autograph letter signed to Dorothy [?],

English actress (1872-1949), made a Dame of the British Empire in 1941. 2 pp, 8vo. "Many thanks for your kind note. I shall be delighted to come down on Sunday May 28th. & stay till Monday afternoon. I may be rather a quiet sort of guest as this part is a great tax on me - but a day in the...

£15.00
Irene Vanbrugh (stage name of Irene Barnes)

autograph letter signed to Mrs [?] Wood,

English actress (1872-1949), made a Dame of the British Empire in 1941. Headed "Wednesday" (no date), one page, 8vo. "Mr Sydney Brooks' address is / 2 Montpelier Square / S. W. / He is the cellist who is going to play at your concert. Yours in haste / Irene Vanbrugh".

£15.00
J.G. Fitch

Autograph letter signed to the Rev. W. Tuckwell.

Educationalist (1824-1903). Four pages, 8vo. He thinks a "paper detailing [his] experiences would be very generally interesting, and would deserve a wide publicity." He feels that to discuss it at a meeting of the Council of the British Association would be contrary to his campaign to have such...

£50.00
Jane Austen

Northanger Abbey dramatised

Note on front cover: "3rd draft-typed 3rd June 1986". Dramatised by Maggie Wadey, Rehearsal script, BBC2, director Giles Foster, 170pp, fol.

£100.00
John Bruce.

Autograph letter signed to Dawson Turner, antiquary, and autograph letter signed to George Stokes.

Scottish antiquary (1802-1869). (To Dawson Turner) Two pages, 8vo, good condition, citing the brevity of his stay in Yarmouth as his reason for not visiting and accepting an invitation. "On some future occasion you will perhaps allow me the gratification of seeing some of the book treasures you...

£75.00
John Laurence Toole

photograph and note signed,

English actor and theatre manager (1830-1906). The photograph, a portrait of a formally-dressed Toole staring straight ahead, approximately 5½ inches by 4, somewhat creased, crudely mounted and bearing traces of paper and glue. The note, not in Toole's hand but signed by him, 28 April 1898, to...

£25.00
John O. Westwood.

Autograph postcard signed to H. Tuckwell.

Entomologist and palaeographer (1805-1903). As follows: "Mrs Doncaster 36 Strand London, W.C. near Charing Cross sells Insect Pins [?] & all other apparatus of the like character, as well as British & foreign Insects, Caterpillars, Eggs, &c."

£40.00
John van Druten

autograph letter signed in stamped envelope addressed in autograph to L. E. Berman,

Anglo-American dramatist (1901-57). One page, 8vo. "How very, very nice of you to write - and thank you so much for seeing my play twice and liking it. / It was all very disappointing and sad - and I dont think there is anything else to say. But I did appreciate your letter: thank you so much...

£20.00
John Wilson Croker.

Autograph note signed to "Clarke".

Politician and essayist (1780-1857). One page, 8vo, good condition, saying "My carriage will meet you at the Gosport Station tomorrow, Saturday, a 1/4 past 3.

£35.00
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