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Author, Title, Summary Price
Lord Burnham (Edward Levy-Lawson)

Autograph Letter Signed, 2pp., 8vo, to "Admiral" (Sir John Fisher)

Edward Levy-Lawson, Newspaper proprietor (1833-1916). He describes a variety of physical ailments to which he is prey but concludes that "My suffering has not diminished my belief in one popularly known as 'Jack Fisher'. . .". Burnham's relationship with Fisher is perhaps explained by his...

£45.00
Lord Granville Somerset

Autograph Letter Signed, 4pp., 8vo, to "Mr Payne"

Statesman (1792-1848). He explains, as a Commissioner of Revenue and at length, why he cannot personally support someone's application for promotion in the Customs. He advises a direct application to the Board of Customs.

£25.00
(Sir James Scarlett, Lord Abinger, judge)

Draft Statement about Memorial to George Canning.

Additions and corrections, some staining not obscurring the text. It commences "The Noblemen and Gentlemen whose names are undersigned", going on to describe Canning's role in estblishing peace and the "dignity and safety of the Empire" and popular desire for recognition of his work and a...

£100.00
A Member of the Bibliographical Society

The Colonel Mark Wilks and Sir Tollemache Sinclair Napoleon Collection

Privately Printed. 50pp., 4to, grey wraps, sl. sunned, mainly vg.

£45.00
Achille Fould, French statesman and financier

ANS to unknown correspondent

8vo. In French, expressing pleasure at an invitation from the Lord Mayor of London, and accepting.

£30.00 fould
Alexander Bain, Scottish psychologist and educationalist

ALS to P.P. Alexander

2pp., 8vo. Compliments Alexander's "polemic with Mill on the question of 'Liberty and Necessity'"" and promises a review ("some public form").

£100.00
Algernon Percy, Duke of Northumberland

Autograph Note Signed, 2pp., 8vo, to Cuthbert Sharp, antiquary.

Statesman and antiquarian (1792-1865). He thanks Sharp for "Works on Antiquarian subjects".

£15.00
Allan Cunningham

Autograph letter signed to undeciphered addressee.

Scottish author (1784-1842). One page, 12mo, remnants of laying down, chipped, without loss of text. He is having to return a book which he had intended to review in an "Oxford Literary Journal" which "died a <> death some days ago".

£45.00
Baron Bunsen,

Autograph Note Signed to "Mr MacGeady"

Prussian ambassador. One page, 8vo. He announces his arrival (in Italy), gives informnation about his post and what he wants done with it.

£50.00
Bernard Partridge

Autograph Postcard Signed to E.A. Carr

Caricaturist (1861-1945). He declines taking up a suggestion since he is "no longer doing that kind of illustration for 'Punch'".

£35.00
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