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Freya Stark [Dame Freya Madeline Stark (1893 – 1993), Anglo-Italian explorer and travel writer.]

[Freya Stark; explorer] Signature and Date Only.

Piece of paper, 20 x 2cm, edges unevenly clipped but signature and date complete (at either end of the paper), good condition. Text: Freya Stark May 5th 1949.

Daisy Ashford, author of The Young Visiters [Margaret Mary Julia Devlin (née Ashford; 1881 – 1972)]

[Daisy Ashford] Signature Only (Daisy Ashford)

Small piece of paper, 6.5 x 1.5cm, good condition, clipped from something (perhaps the end of a letter) with a clear signature.

Rex Warner (1905 – 1986), classicist, writer, and translator.

[Rex Warner] Autograph Note Signed Rex Warner to a Mr. Ackroyd in response to congratulations on his Views of Attica just published.

One page, cr. 8vo, fold mark, small closed tear on fold, good condition. Very many thanks for writing to me about 'Views of Attica. It gives me great pleasure to know that people have enjoyed what one has enjoyed oneself. And you can imagine how difficult it is to describe [?] at all adequately...

Ernst Pauer (1826 – 1905), Austrian pianist, composer and educator.

[Ernst Pauer, pianist] Autograph Note Signed E Pauer to W.[?] Eyre, revealing how busy he is.

Three pages, 12mo, bifolium, good condition. As I like to try to do justice to the confidence which is given to me, I must frankly confess that I do not see any possibility of being able to accept the post of Examiner in as far as the engagements at the Royal College of Music, Guildhall School...

Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873), Lord Lytton [Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton; Edward Lytton Bulwer], politician and author

[Bulwer-Lytton, novelist etc] Autograph Letter Signed E B Lytton to indecipherable correspondent (conceivablyMadam, a Wagstaffe mentioned in the letter?) about the Rothschilds and the Cabala.

Two pages, 8vo, text complete and clear but scrawled, edges dusted, foxed and sl. chipped with no loss of text. I am obliged by your very interesting note ... What you say about Rothschild is curious & new to me .... I have less acquaintance with the mysteries of the Cabala than with most...

Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (1804 – 1869), French literary critic.

[Sainte Beuve] Autograph Note Signed Sainte Beuve. No addressee.

Paper, 9.5 x 10cm, laid down on larger piece of paper, part of album page, good condition. Vous sentez bien que votre approbation m'est precieuse. Elle l'est par ille-meme & par ce qu'ille suppose - Je suis d'ailleurs toujours un invalide, & ma sante, depuis trois mois et demi, [?]...

Alexander McKee [Alexander Paul Charrier McKee (1918 – 1992), journalist, military historian, and diver.]

[Alexander McKee; post-war Germany] Spearmen of the North. A Record of Public History and Private Opinion in Germany 1945-1954, typescript

60pp., 4to, crude card binding, damp-stained and worn at spine, typescript aged, damp-stained but clear. Sub-title: A Record of Public History and Private Opinion in Germany 1945-1954 | and an attempt at analysis of the German character as it appeared to a soldier of the British Army of the...

Wilfrid Meynell (1852 – 1948), newspaper publisher and editor.

[Wilfrid Meynell] Autograph Letter Signed Wilfrid Meynell to Massingham (H.J. or H.W.?)

Two pages, 12mo, good condition. Your kind thought in writing has been much appreciated [underlined] by all of us. Would that we had really earned the thanks! - some day, somehow you must let us try to do so. Meanwhile you must think of your visit here as a pleasure - conferred. I only wish we...

P.C. Wren [Percival Christopher Wren (1875 – 1941), writer, mostly of adventure fiction.]

[P.C. Wren] Autograph Inscription

Autograph Inscription on glossy page (perhaps from the prelims of a book), 12mo, with image of Wren. head & shoulders, two small closed tears, sl. grubby, good condition. Inscription as follows: [Image] || To | A.J. Richardson, Esq | with the Author's thanks | & best wishes. | PC Wren...

Professor F.A. Jenner [R.D. Laing (Ronald David Laing, Scottish psychiatrist who wrote extensively on mental illness)]

[R.D. Laing] Substantial Typed Letter Signed Alec Jenner [Professor F.A. Jenner] to Dr. Laing [R.D. Laing] hoping to have further conversations and discussing a case of schizophrenia at length. WITH: Notes in Laing's hand.

Jenner Typed Letter Signed: Two pages, fol., fold marks, small closed tears on folds, ow good condition. He (and his team) would appreciate Laing's coming to dinner since they are starting to think about schizophrenia in something like the way you have seen it for a long time [...] In...

£500.00 Laing
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