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Author, Title, Summary Price
Sir Thomas J. Lipton

Autograph fragment signed,

Grocer and yachtsman (1850-1931). One page, 3 inches by 4 1/2. "Yrs faithfully / Thomas J Lipton". Slightly foxed. Attached to a page from an autograph album docketted with a biographical notice.

£30.00
Sir William C. Sargeaunt, K.C.M.G.

Autograph note signed to [?] Silver,

Colonial administrator (died 1888). One page, 12mo, on mourning paper. "Pray accept my best thanks for the Botanic tickets you have so kindly sent me. -" With an obituary from "The Colonies and India" for 1 August 1888.

£25.00
Sir William MacCormac

Autograph letter signed to a member of the family of the civil engineer and politician Sir Charles Lanyon (1813-89),

Surgeon (1836-1901). "My dear Lanyon, / The young woman who has been working for me for some time past comes hwere when I wanter her to work, very well knowing my writing &c. I should not like to change without Cause but if an opportunity occur would be glad to assist your friend. I am sorry...

£45.00
Squire Bancroft

Autograph letter signed to a bishop,

English actor manager (1841-1926), knighted in 1926. 2 pp, 12mo. "My Lord Bishop / I am sorry I cannot be of any service in the way you wish. My income is severely strained and, with regret, I have to refuse many similar applications." Traces of mounting on reverse.

£18.00
Squire Bancroft

Autograph letter signed to Lyall Swete,

English actor manager (1841-1926), knighted in 1926. 2 pp, 12mo. "Let me thank you very heartily for all the valuable work you have done for the young people in Gower Street, with a hope that it may long continue." The reference is clearly to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, in Gower Street....

£20.00
Squire Bancroft

Autograph letter signed to Mrs [?] Hill,

English actor manager (1841-1926), knighted in 1926. 2 pp, 12mo. "I am terribly over worked just now but must snatch a moment to tell you how truly grieved I am to know of your sad accident and illness. / I fear too, it will keep you from us on the 20th which will be indeed a regret." Signed "S...

£20.00
Squire Bancroft

Autograph letter signed to the actress Hilda Trevelyan (1880-1959),

English actor manager (1841-1926), knighted in 1926. 2 pp, 12mo. Congratulating her on her performance in J. M. Barrie's "What Every Woman Knows". "Dear Miss Trevelyan / I had the pleasure to take Lady Bancroft to-day to see your admirable performance of a very difficult part: she was as pleased...

£20.00
Squire Bancroft

Autograph letter signed to unnamed female correspondent,

English actor manager (1841-1926), knighted in 1926. One page, 12mo. He apologises for not being able to be of service in the way she wishes. "I find it necessary to limit the "Readings" to teh aid of hospitals."

£15.00
Squire Bancroft

Autograph note signed to an unnamed male correspondent,

English actor manager (1841-1926), knighted in 1926. One page, 12mo. "We have been obliged to refuse such a great number of very similar requests that I am sure you will understand how impossible it is to make exceptions." Signed "S. B. Bancroft". Small pieces of glued paper from previous...

£20.00
Squire Bancroft

Autograph note signed,

English actor-manager (1841-1926), knighted in 1897. " "I don't pretend to be a particularly good sort of fellow: nor a particularly bad sort of fellow" / Caste. act I. / Jo. / S. B. Bancroft" Bancroft gave one of his finest performances as Captain Hawtree in Caste (1867). Negligible traces of...

£20.00
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