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Somerset Maugham [William Somerset Maugham (1874 ? 1965) writer, known for his plays, novels and short stories.]

[Somerset Maugham] Three Autograph Letters Signed Willie, two with their envelopes, to Mme Jan Boissevin [Charlotte Boissevin, n?e Ives, sometime actress. See Wikipedia]. See Note below]}.

Letter One: [No envelope; undated] One page, 8vo, good condition. Text: Forgive me for not having written before to thank you for your very kind letter, but I have had something like five hundred letters & telegrams of congratulation & they have been a job to deal with. It was very kind...

Literature £850.00 Maugham
Admiral Albert Hastings Markham [Admiral Sir Albert Hastings Markham KCB (1841 – 1918) British explorer, author, and officer in the Royal Navy.]

[Admiral Albert Hastings Markham; Navy. China, Arctic] Autograph Letter Signed with his usual squiggled Initials to Dear Mr Hart, anticipating a visit by an artist and printer with reference to the poster depicting a line of battle ships.

Three pages, 12mo, bifolium, good condition. Docketed top left corner (see Image of first page). As the Artist & Printer are coming to see me here [underlined] on Monday forenoon next, with reference to tthe poster depicting a line of battle ships &c, will you kindly send me 'Nelson's'...

Military and Naval History £250.00 Admiral Albert Hastings Markham b
Admiral Albert Hastings Markham [Admiral Sir Albert Hastings Markham KCB (1841 – 1918) British explorer, author, and officer in the Royal Navy.]

[Admiral Albert Hastings Markham; Navy. China, Arctic] Autograph Letter Signed with his usual squiggled Initials to Dear Fletcher, saying he can't support his wish to be Chief Fire Officer despite his naval association.

Two pages, 12mo, bifolium, good condition. Your letter has just been forwarded to me. I am afraid I cannot assist you in yur wish to be selected as the new Chief Officer of the Fire Brigade, as I have already promised to do all I can in the same direction for another naval officer. | I do hope a...

£150.00
Admiral Albert Hastings Markham [Admiral Sir Albert Hastings Markham KCB (1841 – 1918) British explorer, author, and officer in the Royal Navy.]

[Admiral Albert Hastings Markham] Autograph Letter Signed [squiggle] Markham] [see Image], to A.W. a Beckett (see Notes), listing Admirals, Vice Admirals, Rear Admirals, Captains active or an the retired list. for a circular (Empire Day).

Three Pages, 12mo, bifolium, good condition. Dear Mr. a Beckett | I haved sent the circulars you forwarded to me to the under-mentioned Naval Officers, and hope some of them (they all reside in and about London) will respond[.] | Believe me | Yrs v. truly A| [squiggle] Markham. He begins his...

Military and Naval History £450.00 Admiral Albert Hastings Markham