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Author, Title, Summary Price
Chevalier Bunsen [Christian Karl Josias von Bunsen (Chevalier Bunsen) (1791- 1860), theologian and Prussian diplomat]

[ Chevalier Bunsen, theologian and Prussian diplomat ] Autograph Note in the Third Person (Chevalier Bunsen presents [...]) to R. Cole Esq about the delivery of a parcel to General Radewitz

One page, 12mo, bifolium, good condition. Chevalier Bunsen presents his compliments to Mr. R. Cole and has the honour to state, that the parcel, which Mr. Cole has addressed to General Radewitz and left at the Legation shall be forwarded to Berlin and Erfurt by the next official opportunity.

£56.00
Bayard Taylor (1825–1878), American poet, literary critic, translator, travel author, and diplomat.

[ Bayard Taylor, Poet ] Autograph Note Signed Bayard Taylor to an unnamed correspondent about My subject [...]

Piece of paper from lined exercise book, 11 x 13cm, good condition. Text: My subject will be 'Ourselves and Our Relations' [all underlined]. OURSELVES AND OUR RELATIONS.; Lecture by Mr. Bayard Taylor before the Mercantile Library Association in January 1866 but perhaps elsewhere before that.~80~...

£80.00
Sally Salminen [Sally Alina Ingeborg Salminen (1906 -1976), author from Simskäla, the Åland Islands, Finland, nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature three times.]

[Sally Salminen, Finnish author] Typed Letter Signed Sally Salminen to the Rev. Cornelius Greenway of NY, showing appreciation for his comments on her first publication, Katrina (1936).

One page, 4to, fold marks,good condition. Text: [...] My late answer does not indicate lack of appreciation, although it must seem so. I am on the contrary deeply and sincerely grateful for your kindness of writing to me. Your letter reached me at a time when I needed encouragement and...

£280.00
James T. Fields [James Thomas Fields (1817 – 1881), American publisher, editor, and poet.]

[ James T. Fields, publisher ] Autograph Note Signed James T. Fields to H P Harland about getting a letter to Miss Thackeray.

One page, 12mo, bifolium, minor chips, good condition. Text: I should at this time address a letter to Miss Thackeray 'care of' Mr George Smith, Publisher of the Cornhill Magazine, London.

£80.00
[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
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
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