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Author, Title, Summary Price
William Sydney Penley, actor

Autograph letter signed to [?] Pemberton,

English actor-manager (1852-1912). One page, 12mo. "Dear Mr Pemberton/ / If more convenient to you Thursday at 11.30 will suit me just as well as Wednesday". Traces of previous mounting on blank reverse.

£15.00
William Sydney Penley, actor

Autograph letter signed to unnamed female correspondent,

English actor-manager (1852-1912). One page, 12mo. "Dear Madam / I sent your donation to Mrs. Wenman, with your letter She should have acknowledged it, Apologising for delay Thanking you for your kindness". Traces of previous mounting on reverse.

£15.00
William Windham of Felbrigg

Autograph letter signed to an unnamed correspondent,

Politician (1750-1810), a favoured friend of Samuel Johnson in his last years, and a pall bearer at his funeral. 3 pp, 8vo. He apologises for misapprehending his correspondent's letter. "One circumstance which helped to mislead me was of a sort which it is not for me to reproach you with, though...

£150.00
Wilson Barrett

Autograph note signed to Mr [?] Wells,

English actor and dramatist (1846-1904). "Thank you for the kind offer. I shall bear it in mind. Many congratulations on the success." Strip of brown discolouration in the right-hand margin and evidence of previous paper-clip attachment.

£12.00
John Johnson

Typed letter signed to J.G. Wilson, Chairman of Bumpus's, booksellers

OUP. One page 8vo. A brief note about unpacking "Buenos Aires material" which had presumably been there for an exhibition.

£45.00
John Leycester Adolphus

Autograph letter signed to J. F. Ellis,

Barrister and author (1795-1862). One page, 12mo. "Dear Ellis, / Doe v. Millett is very troublesome &c &c, and gave me infinite annoyance - but half the energy you have wasted in kicks at the drawer of the case, testator, partioners, members of family, and ever the unhappy Cornish...

£80.00
John Lodge (later John Lodge Ellerton)

Autograph Note Signed to the President of the Catch Club (not named)

Musical composer (1801-1873). One page, 4to. He says simply that "it will not be in his power to attend the meeting of the Catch Club on Tuesday the 19th [?].."

£40.00
John Phillip

Autograph Note Signed to E.W. Cooke, marine painter

Subject and portrait painter (1817-1867). He discusses a possible visit.

£20.00
John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon

Autograph letter signed to the Rev. William Marshall of Harberton near Totness,

Lord Chancellor of England (1751-1838). 2 pp, 12mo. An interesting sidelight into ecclesiastical preferment. "Sir / The Living in Newport Pagnell in Buckinghamshire is that, to which I propose to present you, if you are disposed to accept it. Its Value, I am informed, but a Chancellor's...

£50.00
Johnston Forbes-Robertson

Autograph letter signed to Mrs Bovill,

English actor-manager (1853-1937), knighted in 1913. One page, 12mo. "Yes, with the greatest pleasure. Baker St. 11.37. - I warn you, I am a very good player." With negligible creasing and staining.

£25.00
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