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Dion Boucicault.

one autograph note, third person, to George <Teuss?>,

Dion Boucicault the younger. Actor-manager (1859-1929), son of the actor and dramatist. Formal acceptance of an invitation in the third person. "Mr Boucicault accepts with pleasure Mr. & Mrs George 's invitation for Tuesday July 4." Paper and glue from previous mounting on blank reverese...

£20.00
Duke of Somerset

Autograph letter signed to Sir John Coxe Hippisley

Edward Adolphus Seymour, eleventh Duke of Somerset (1775-1855), agriculturist, etc. Three pages, 4to. His correspondent was Sir John Hippisley who, among many avocations, pursued agricultural science which is the main topic of this letter. Somerset is pleased to see the books of General Beatson...

£100.00
E. G. Harcourt-Williams

Autograph letter signed to Mrs [?] Villiers,

Actor and producer (1880-1957). 2 pp, 4to. He thanks her for taking an interest in his work. "Yes - you are right I have a wonderful mother. / Wasn't it dreadful on Saturday afternoon! I thought it brave of you to sit it through." Somewhat grubby and creased.

£20.00
E. Ray Lankester

Autograph letters signed (x 3) to Clement Shorter, editor The Sphere, etc.

Zoologist. 2pp. each, 8vo. He talks about proofs of his articles,giving instructions, discusses a manuscript he has submitted and congratulates Shorter on photographs of a Siberian mammoth. 3 items,

£50.00
Edmund Payne

Autograph note signed to the editor of "Strand Magazine",

English actor (died 1914). "Dear Sir / My height is five feet three & a half inches in my half hose". Negligible traces of previous mounting to the blank reverse.

£20.00
Edmund Yates

Autograph card signed to Mr [Spencer Cecil Brabazon?] Ponsonby-Fane,

Journalist and playwright (1831-94). One page, 12mo. "Very many thanks for your kindness in sending me the records. I knew Bolland well, and many of the others who have 'gone over'. So the book is very interesting to me. "

£25.00
Edward Askew Sothern

Autograph note signed to unnamed male correspondent,

One page, 12mo, written in purple ink on grey paper. "My dear Sir / Could you lunch with me at 2. on Tuesday at my rooms in Midland Hotel St. Pancras? / Yrs always / E. A. Sothern". With traces of previous mounting to the reverse.

£20.00
Edward Compton

Autograph letter signed to [?] Pemberton,

English actor-manager (1854-1918). One page, 8vo. "My dear Pemberton / We had a beastly passage over here, have both been seedy ever since, & only just able to crawl through our routine work I shall not attempt to sit down to the Play until Sunday, but on that day I will write you all...

£20.00
Ralph Bernal

Autograph Letter Signed, one page, 8vo, to F.W. Chesson

Politician and art collector (d.1854). He thanks him for the tract on the Militia Bill, giving his opinion of its cogent argument against the measure.

£35.00
Rev. J. Bosworth

The Origin of the Dutch: with a Sketch of their language and literature, and short examples

32pp., cr.8vo, ltd ed (100), dark green cl. sl. sunned and dusted, sl. hinge str., mainly g+

£100.00
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