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[Houston Mt Everest Flight Film] Ronald L. Read, sound recordist (at least)

[ Wings over Everest; film ] Photograph of Camera Crew at work, with note by and signature of Ronald L. Read, sound recordist, and commemorative stamp. See image.

Detached album page, 14 x 10cm, a little grubby, with , laid down, a photograph of the camera crew in action, 10 x 8cm, Signed Ronald L. Read, with a note in his hand, Flight over the Top | April 3rd 1933. Item stamped twice The Houston-Mt. Everest Flight Film. A commemorative stamp partly...

£170.00 Everest
Mervyn Levy [(1914 – 1996), Welsh artist, art teacher and writer on art].

[ Mervyn Levy, Welsh Artist ] Autograph Letter Signed MERVYN LEVY to My dear old boy [John Bromfield Gay Rees, Welsh artist] about his activities; a meeting; Welsh Art Exhibition. WITH: Two autograph copy letters of Rees's letters to Levy.

Two pages, 12mo, fold marks, good condition. Text: Faed [fellow-artist] wrote me a letter some little while ago, which I only received on Saturday on my return from Berlin, & the conclusion of a German lecture tour, I am simply delighted to hear of your existence & whereabouts & hope...

£200.00
George Hooper, artist

[ George Hooper, artist ] Three substantial Autograph Letters Signed George Hooper and George to Brom [ John Bromfield Gay Rees, Welsh artist ] about his experiences in galleries in Englsnd and on continent.

LETTER ONE (April): Three pages, 12mo, good condition. He discusses their respective illnesses, him recuperating at Minehead. The district round about Minehead is very stimulating, & inspiring. Watchet, a romantic port near by, immediately took my fancy. I tried to do some watercolours here...

£220.00
Dwarkanath Tagore [(1794-1846), one of the first Indian industrialists to form an enterprise with British partners and entrepreneurs. He was the grandfather of Rabindranath Tagore].

[ Dwarkanath Tagore ] Manuscript biographical study (panegyric even) of Dwarkanath Tagore, presumably secretarial text (two hands), but signed from Dwarky Oct [8]/42

Four pages, cr. 8vo, bifolium, fold marks, good condition. Dwarkanath Tagore & his family were the projectors of the Hindoo College and by their exertions & support aided by Sir Edwd Hyde East carried this important institution into full effect even against the wishes of the Government...

£800.00 Dwarky
Claude J. Montefiore [Claude Joseph Goldsmid Montefiore (1858–1938), intellectual founder of Anglo-Liberal Judaism, founding president of the World Union for Progressive Judaism ]

[ Claude J. Montefiore; Judaism ] Autograph Letter Signed Claude J Montefiore, to Field, mainly anticipating his wedding.

Three pages, 12mo, fold marks, good condition. He begins, I write to tell you that your bestman will [now?] not be able to be best man to anybody else. Yes! I am going to do it myself, the 'it' at which I helped you. | It was only arranged a short few days before my mother & I left London....

£450.00
Mervyn Levy [(1914 – 1996), Welsh artist, art teacher and writer on art].

[Mervyn Levy, Welsh Artist ] Substantial Autograph Letter Signed Mervyn to Brom [John Bromfield Gay Rees, Welsh artist] about prospective Exhibitions and Client/Collectors..

Four pages, 8vo, fold marks, good condition. Text: I was delighted [underlined] at long last to receive a reply to my letter: on one occasion [phrase underlined], I carefull replied to a certain letter - whic I had filed - seven years [phrase underlined] after I had originally received it: So a...

£0.00
Edward Marsh [Sir Edward Howard Marsh (1872-1953) was a British polymath, translator, arts patron and civil servant; Private Secretary to Churchill]

[ Edward Marsh, PS to Churchill ] Typed Note Signed E Marsh to Thomas Lloyd Humberstone, conveying Chancellor of the Exchequer Churchill's thanks for sending a copy of his book on University Reform.

One page, 4to, fold marks, good condition. Text: Mr. Churchill desires me to thank you for the copy of your book on University Reform in London, which you have been good enough to send him.

£50.00
Beatrice Webb [Martha Beatrice Webb, Baroness Passfield, (née Potter; (1858 -1943), sociologist, economist, socialist, labour historian and social reformer]

[ Beatrice Webb, social reformer et al ] Typed Letter Signed illegibly Beatrice Webb | [typed] (Mrs Sidney Webb) to [Thomas Lloyd] Humberstone , touching on the authorship of some articles, Sidney's poor health et al.

One page, 8vo, fold marks, good condition. Text: I regret that my husband's serious breakdown in health prevents him from answering your note of March 14th. He tells me that the aticles in The Times quoted in the book were written by himself: he was very fond of writing unsigned articles in...

£180.00
Augustus John, artist [Augustus Edwin John (1878 – 1961), Welsh painter, draughtsman, and etcher]

[ Augustus John, artist; Welsh Art ] Autograph Note Signed Augustus John to Capt. Levy [Mervyn Levy, Welsh artist] about contributing something to a Welsh Exhibition.

One page, 12mo. fold marks, very good condition. Text: Thank you for yoyr letter inviting me to contribute to a Wesh Exhibition you are organising. I hope I may be able to find something for this purpose.

£300.00
John T. Lang [John Thomas Lang (1876–1975), usually referred to as J. T. Lang during his career and familiarly known as Jack, nicknamed The Big Fella, Australian politician.]

[ John T. Lang, Australian Politician ] Typed Note Signed John T. Lang [Leader of the Opposition] to H. Rutherford Purnell, Librarian, Public Library of South A'lia, ADELAIDE.

One page, 12mo, good condition. Text: In reply to your letter of 28th February I wish to inform you that I have requested the publishers of Why I fight to send you two copies - one for your own library and one for Rhodes House, Oxford.

£35.00
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