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Nigel Playfair

Typed letter signed to the playwright Richard Pryce,

English actor-manager and director (1874-1934), knighted in 1928. He thanks him for his letter about the play "The Immortal Hour" (1907) by Fiona Macleod (William Sharp). "I am delighted that you liked it so much, and I think that gradually the public is beginning to find it out. / It will amuse...

Norman Collins

Two typed notes signed to J.G. Wilson, Chairmand of J & E Bumpus, booksellers.

Novelist. One page each, 8vo. He is responding to an invitation and outlining a busy schedule. 2 items,

Norman Ginsburg

Autograph letter signed and one typed letter signed, both to Sewell [Stokes],

Playwright (1902-1991). The typed letter, 8 February 1967, one page, 8vo. An interesting letter. "I am back again! I have just had a note from Murray Macdonald. He tells me he is going to direct a new play by Tam and Maggie Williams, probaly [sic] in July. The Williams' want Gladys Cooper [...

P.F. Fitzgerald

A Protest against Rationalism. The Rationale or Philosophy of Belief

Brown boards, gilt, bumped and some staining of edge, contents good. INSCRIBED by author: "With the Authoress's love".

Paul Blouet ("Max O'Rell")

Autograph Letter Signed to "Fred. Mouillet"

2pp., 8vo, discussing work in progress and promising to get the MS to "Andre" by Christmas. He will also be "Max O'Relling" (as a participle) a MS sent to him by Mouillet.

Peter Whalley

Autograph note signed to the Revd Mr. Lye (perhaps Edward Lye - see DNB)

Author and editor (1722-1791). Two pages, 4to. comprising a note and a list of questions, a tear but not affecting text. Whalley requests Lye's help in getting answers to these questions concerning the history of Easton (Northants), a history drawn "from Mr Bs [Bridges'] Collections". Whalley...

Philip Pusey

Autograph note signed to unnamed correspondent

Agriculturalist (1799-1855). He is pleased that his correspondent's book is making its way (which is "a work of time"). He hopes it will be as useful as his correspondent "could wish".

R.H. Bruce Lockhart

Autograph postcard signed to J.G. Wilson, Chairman of Bumpus's, booksellers

Author. Two sides of card used, thanking Wilson for obtaining for him an invitation from John Buchan to be a guest at the National Book Trade Dinner and for the "splendid showing" he arranged for his book (probably "British Agent") at Bumpus's.

Rev. Edward Coleridge (1800-83), Assistant-Master at Eton College

Autograph letter signed to an unnamed archdeacon,

2 pp, 12mo. "My dear Archdeacon. / I thank God for your note. It is at least an anapneusis in one's deep anxiety at this moment. How very earnestly we ought to pray & long for our good & beloved Primate's recovery - if even but for awhile. I will write to the Bp. of Lichfield (is he in...

Richard Everard Webster, Viscount Alverstone

Autograph letter signed to Mrs F[rederick W.] Hollams,

Lord Chief Justice of England (1842-1915). One page, 12mo. Marked "Confidential". "My sister told me of the letter. I have made some enquiries about the man who wrote to you and from what I hear I certainly think you ought not to engage him. You will of course treat this letter as strictly...

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