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George Henschel

Autograph Note Signed to "Mr Pollock"

German-English singer, composer and conductor (1850-1934). One page, 8vo, anticipating a meeting and Pollock receiving something illegible, adding that the concerts are going well.

£30.00
George Mikes

Memorandum of Agreement with Anthony Blond, publishers

Contract for an article entitled "'English' London" included in "The New London Spy" (1966) ed. Hunter Davies, signed by Mikes.With: ANS, one page, 8vo, Mikes to Anthony (Blond), 25 Oct. 1965, enclosing contract (signed) and saying he has finished the article.

£25.00
George Peabody

Signature clipped from document

American philanthropist (1795-1869).

£20.00
George Savile

Autograph Note Signed to an unnamed correspondent.

Politician (1726-1784). One page, 4to. He announces that he will offer himself as a candidate at the general meeting where there will be consideration "of persons to represent the County in the ensuing Parliament. He looks to his correspondent's support. (Savile started representing Yorkshire in...

£50.00
George Selwyn

Document signed

Wit and politician. One page, fol., damp-staining and other damage marginally affecting the text. He acknowledges the receipt of £122.7.5 from Philip, Earl of Hardwicke, "one of the four tellers of the Receipt of His Majesty's Exchequer" (of a total of £40,000 in a Treasury Order "for the...

£75.00 George Selwyn
Gerald Kelly

Typed Note Signed, to "Mr. Archer" of Sanderson's Wallpaper Museum.

Artist (1879-1972). One page, 8vo. He had discussed with "Mr Entwhistle" (wallpaper historian) a little collection of wallpapers he had purchased. Entwhistle had retired but suggested he write to Archer. He thought he did, and found a copy of his letter. "If you are not interested it will be...

£35.00
Baron Humboldt.

Signature on address panel to "Monsieur / Professeur le Lieut Colonel / Edward Sabine / a / Woolwich".

Baron Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt , German naturalist and traveller (1769-1859). Sabine, soldier (American War), scientist and arctic explorer (1788-1883)(DNB). Humboldt's "Cosmos" was translated by Sabine's wife. An address panel, trimmed, removed rom an album, c.5 x 3.5", fold...

£100.00
Cardinal Wiseman.

Autograph Note Signed, N. Card. Wiseman, to Mrs Brewster.

Archbishop of Westminster and writer (1802-1865). One page, 8vo, laid down, page from an album, some staining but text clear. "Madam / I have the oleasure of hereby complying with your request. / Yours sincerely / N. Card. Wiseman / Mrs Brewster". The request must have been for an autograph....

£65.00
Catherine Sinclair.

Autograph Poem Signed.

Scottish novelist (1800-1864). One page, trimmed, removed from an album, 7 x 4.5", text cldear and apparently complete, as follows: "Lines on the death of a Christian Hero.- // Let not a tear upon his grave be shed / The common tribute to the common dead, / But let the good, the [?], & the...

£85.00
Everard Digby

To the Brave of the Land of the Mimosa. The Japanese. (Poem).

Printed Handbill, c.7.5 x 12", pink paper, fold marks, sl. tear on folds. An exhortation to the Japanese against the Russians commencing "Heed not the boasting Russian horde who claim our dearest rights, / Hold we our heads aloft, stand firm, in many glorious fights; / Forward - ye sons of Fair...

£100.00
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