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Leon Quartermaine

Autograph letter signed to "My dear Peter",

Actor (1876-1967). One page, 8vo. "I am sending you back "The Minx" - which I have read with pleasure - / The writing is charming & natural - but in my opinion the play is too slight - there is not enough to it to stand production - Perhaps I am wrong tho' -". Creased, and with two holes...

Leonard Woolf

Empire & Commerce in Africa. A study in economic imperialism

Ex lib, involving one small stamp on title and back free endpaper and vestiges of London County Council Education Library bookplate inside front cover, hinge strain inside front cover, some wear to spine, corners bumped, contents good, a better copy than it sounds. Scarce.

Lord John Russell

Autograph letter signed to an unnamed correspondent.

(Prime Minister) Three pages, 8vo, very good condition. Text as follows: I have a request to make to you, with which I hope you will compy. It is that you will serve in the Royal Commission to enquire into the state of the University of Cambrige./ Professor Sedgwick & Sir John Herschel I...

M.H. Spielman

Autograph postcard signed to Douglas Sladen, author.

Author. She asks where Frederic Whyte is. "I've long been wanting to meet him again, but he's unfortunately plunged out of my orbit . . . he's one of the men I should least like to lose sight of". She asks about Sladen's election to the Athenaeum.

Margaret Oliphant

Autograph letter signed to "Miss <?>"

Scottish novelist and historical writer (1828-1897). 2pp., 12mo, laid down. She is delighted to accept "Mrs Hargreaves's invitation, saying when will suit her best and outlining travel plans.

Marie Effie Bancroft (née Wilton)

Autograph letters signed (x 2) and 1 autograph note signed,

Actress (1839-1921), wife of the actor-manager Squire Bancroft. The first letter, to Lady Hayter, "Thursday" (no date), 2 pages, 8vo. "Shall you have any military music on Friday? If so, I should like to see the Trumpeter for I want him to play some calls during a recitation. I would run in...

Marie Effie Bancroft (née Wilton)

Autograph note signed to unnamed correspondent,

Actress (1839-1921), wife of the actor-manager Sir Squire Bancroft (1841-1926). One page, 12mo. "A happy new year to you both / Marie Bancroft". Traces of previous mounting at head and foot of the page.

Marie Effie Bancroft (née Wilton)

Autograph note signed,

Actress (1839-1921), wife of the actor-manager Squire Bancroft. One page, 12mo. Written in a large hand, evidently in response to a request for an autograph. "Do you like Sir?" / Act 1 / Marie Bancroft / October 8th 1879". Traces of previous mounting on reverse.

Marie Stopes

Autograph Quotation Signed "Marie C. Stopes

Stopes has written lines headed "Marriage" on a 4to page (her birthday, 15 October) extracted from "A Birthday Book designed by her Royal Highness the Princess Beatrice" (1881). The book comprises one day to every page. The book has the bookplate of N. Hardy Wallis (see BLC). Stopes says "...

Marius Goring

Autograph note signed to Miss Wheldon,

English actor, manager, director (1912-1998). One page, 4to. "Thank you very much for your letter. I enclose three post-cards, hoping that they will be of some use." Miss Wheldon was organising a charity fete. In bad condition: creased and torn, with holes for a ring-binder and annotated with a...

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