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Jocelyn Lousada nee Herbert (1917 – 2003), highly influential British stage designer.]

[Jocelyn Herbert [Lousada], stage designer] Autograph Contribution (extracted) to an Album with individuals writing on the subject Happiness, Signed Jocelyn Lousada.

Album Page (extracted), 20.5 x 16cm, very good condition. A full page headed What is Happiness, continuing, Happiness in the abstract is indefinable - but it is also something for which everyone in their lives seems to be consciously or unconsciously searching - I think one should be humble in...

£45.00
A. H. Fox Strangeways [Arthur Henry Fox Strangeways] (1859-1948), English musicologist, music critic of the 'Observer' and founder of the magazine 'Music and Letters'

[Arthur Henry Fox Strangeways, English musicologist.] Two Autograph Letters Signed (both 'A. H. Fox Strangeways') to an unnamed recipient, declining to print an article in 'Music and Letters', and providing information about the composer Rauzzini.

Both items in good condition, on lightly-aged paper. ONE (13 January 1934): 1p., landscape 12mo. The 'proposed article sounds the sort of thing', but Strangeways cannot accept it until he sees it. TWO (3 February 1934): 2pp., landscape 12mo. He thanks him for sending the article, regarding which...

£56.00
Arnold Haskell [ Arnold Lionel David Haskell (1903–1980), dance critic ].

[Arnold Haskell; dance critic] Autograph Contribution (extracted) to an Album with individuals writing on the subject Happiness, Signed Arnold L. Haskell.

Album Page (extracted), 20.5 x 16cm, very good condition. A full page in his smallish neat hand. He starts by saying some general words about Happiness concluding It is something far more than the immediate reaction to a piece of very good news. He can recall many such moments, including family...

£80.00
Pussyfoot and Cuthbert (Scott & Whaley), African-American music hall and radio comedians.

[ Scott & Whaley; music hall duo ] Photograph inscribed Yours sincerely | [Signed?] Scott & Whaley in Cuthbert's hand, and signed individually over their images, Pussyfoot and Cuthbert.

14 x 13.5cm, laid down on slightly larger leaf extracted from an Autograph Album, very good condition. Pussyfoot is at the piano, blacked up (with thick whitened lips!).See image/

£45.00 Pussyfoot
A.S. Boyd [Alexander Stuart Boyd, Scottish illustrator, cartoonist and painter, ]

[ A.S. Boyd, Scottish illustrator ] Autograph Letter Signed AS Boyd to My dear Dunn, presumably James Nicoll Dunn, sometime editor of the Scots Observer (replaced by Henley).

Two pages, 12mo, bifolium, first and lst pages grubby but text clear and complete. Text: Thank you very much for sending Mr Henley's book which I shall have much pleasure in reading, and my wife will get hints for 'style' as she doth peruse it. It is nicely got up, but is not so sweet to handle...

£75.00
[Sea-Coast Salmon Fishing Proprietors; Scotland]

[ Salmon-Fishing; PRINTED] Draft. Memorial. Sea Coast Salmon Fishing Proprietors to the Fishery Board for Scotland

Leaflet, 4pp., folio, bifolium, with occasional MS correction, elision and addition. Proposals listed as 1. To extend the Annual and Weekly Close Time; 2. To remodel District Fishery Boards.; 3. To give power to the Secretary of State to combine or divide Fishery Districts, to vary or [elided...

£250.00
Winston S. Churchill, sometime Prime Minister.

[ Winston Churchill ] Typed Note Signed WS Churchill to The Secretary, The Royal United Services Institution, about the donation of Mafeking Mails. With Typed Note (20.8.55) with typed initials DP, annotated., concerning the donation.

[Typed Note Signed by Churchill] One page, 8vo, fold marks, good condition. Text: A correspondent in South Africa, Mr. H.J. Bunyard, of 85 Park Street North, Randfontein, Transvaal, has asked that this collection of brown news sheets printed in Mafeking during the siege should be placed in a...

£1,000.00 Churchill
Blanaid Salkeld [ Blánaid Salkeld (1880 – 1959), Irish poet, dramatist, and actor.

[ Blanaid Salkeld; Irish writer ] Autograph A Poem. Contribution (extracted) to an Album with the subject Happiness, Signed Blanaid Salkeld.

Album Page (extracted), 20.5 x 16cm, very good condition. Text: Courage can always better. Let the fatalist | Cry, I have done. | Every poet in his degree is an optimist. | 'The star to its appointed height.' But man's strange spirit - | What seer dares to froeshadow worlds it may inherit? | The...

£120.00
[ Findon, Aberdeenshire ]

[ Manuscript; auction ] Roup Roll of the Farm Stocking Household Furniture etc. sold at Findon 13 Nov. 1820.

Five-page list of items, fold marks, some dusting, fair condition. Lots, Buyers and Prices (see image). From Scythe and rake to horses and potatoes.

£80.00 Roup Roll
[ Kimberley; Diamond Fields Advertiser ]

[ Kimberley; Diamond Fields Advertiser ] The Siege of Kimberley 1899-1900. Specail Illustrated Number of the Diamond Fields Advertiser, Kimberley

Photographs mainly supplied by Mr. F.H. Hancox [...]. Not paginated. A very good copy, original dark red morocco gilt, sl. rubbed, raised bands, all edges gilt, patterned endpapers, with label of Arthur Probsthain, [eminent] Oriental Booksellers. See photo.

£380.00 Kimberley
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