Auction 07.06.2005

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Datum der Auktion: 07.06.2005

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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- 16th & 17th CENTURY. A collection of documents...

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- 16th & 17th CENTURY. A collection of documents, including documents signed by Robert CECIL, 1st Earl of Salisbury (a receipt, also signed by Sir William Waad), Sir John Savile (1602), Robert Beale (autograph copy of a document), William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Salisbury (autograph

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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ENGLISH HISTORY, 14th-18th CENTURY. A collection of four historical...

ENGLISH HISTORY, 14th-18th CENTURY. A collection of four historical documents, comprising: Indenture, 17 Edward III [1342], a receipt for a payment of 'soissant livres desterlings', in Norman French, on vellum, one membrane, 100 x 240mm , indented upper margin (stained, lacking seal); Manuscript

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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ENGLISH HISTORY, 16th-17th CENTURY. A warrant issued in the name of an...

ENGLISH HISTORY, 16th-17th CENTURY. A warrant issued in the name of an unnamed king [Henry VIII?], to the Sheriff of Denbighshire, charging him to come to 'the newe bridge under Chyrke being the Conffynes of our Counties of Sallopp and Denbigh' to receive into custody one Richard ap John David, in a

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- ENGLISH HISTORY. A collection of 27 documents...

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- ENGLISH HISTORY. A collection of 27 documents, letters signed and receipts, on vellum and paper, 16th - 19th centuries, comprising: 7 indentures on vellum: CHARLES II, WILLIAM III and MARY II, GEORGE II, GEORGE III, [1673-1792], including a deed (1690/1) between Mary Crispe

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- 18th CENTURY. A collection of autograph letters and...

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- 18th CENTURY. A collection of autograph letters and manuscripts, chiefly of political figures, including Honoré Gabriel, Comte de MIRABEAU (autograph letter signed, 1787), Robert WALPOLE, 1st Earl of Orford (n.y. 'it was not in my power to obey yr com[m]ands in regard to ye

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY COOKERY. Manuscript of recipes, entitled 'Mrs...

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY COOKERY. Manuscript of recipes, entitled 'Mrs Eliz[abeth] Colchester's Receipt Book, 1722', written in several 18th-century hands, the recipes mostly numbered (1 - 321), index (loosely inserted), approximately 62 pages, folio , blanks (browned at edges, occasional spotting

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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AUTOGRAPHS. A collection of letters and notes including: MONTAGU, Lady Mary...

AUTOGRAPHS. A collection of letters and notes including: MONTAGU, Lady Mary Wortley (1689-1762). Autograph letter signed to 'Mrs' Anne Justice, n.p. [Thoresby], 7 April n.y. [1711], 3 pages, 8vo (traces of seal, browned, splits in margins and through central fold in 2nd leaf), and: SOUTHEY, Robert

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- EUROPEAN ROYAL FAMILIES, 19th Century. A collection...

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- EUROPEAN ROYAL FAMILIES, 19th Century. A collection of autograph letters signed to members of the Mensdorff-Pouilly family (chiefly to Counts Albert and Alphonse), 1831-1876 and n.d., the correspondents including VICTORIA, Queen of England (3 January 1848, a friendly letter

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION. A collection of letters and signatures, comprising...

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION. A collection of letters and signatures, comprising autograph letters by ROYAL AND POLITICAL FIGURES, including Queen VICTORIA (to Mr and Mrs W. Hunt, 23 June and 30 July 1877, the first in 3rd person, expressing her 'sincere hope' that the recipient will recover from his

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- 19th & 20th CENTURY. A collection of autograph...

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- 19th & 20th CENTURY. A collection of autograph letters and manuscripts chiefly of politicians and public figures, including the signatures of W.E. GLADSTONE (1879), Edward Law, 1st Baron Ellenborough, a number of Lord Chancellors including Lords Eldon (including two to

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- 19th-CENTURY LITERARY AND HISTORICAL FIGURES...

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- 19th-CENTURY LITERARY AND HISTORICAL FIGURES, comprising: nine autograph or letters signed from Wilkie COLLINS (1870, 1875), Robert PEEL (1815), W. Harrison AINSWORTH (1853), Sir Henry IRVING (1905), Giuseppe GARIBALDI (1868), and three letters written to Anthony TROLLOPE

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- 'AUTHORS AS COPYWRITERS'; the refusal of Bennett...

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- 'AUTHORS AS COPYWRITERS'; the refusal of Bennett, Wells and Shaw to write advertisement copy for Harrods. A collection of six letters, from H.G. WELLS (1866-1946), 2 autograph letters signed to C.E. Wiles and 'Messrs. Harrods', Easton Glebe, Dunmow, 21 & 25 October 1928, 4

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- THEATRE. Three autograph albums containing...

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- THEATRE. Three autograph albums containing autograph letters, cut signatures and signed photographs of stage actors, authors, opera singers and politicians, including Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, Walter Crane (1902), Nellie Melba (1902), a postcard signed by Enrico Caruso, Max

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- 20th-century literary figures, comprising

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- 20th-century literary figures, comprising: George Bernard SHAW, autograph postcard signed to Cecil Palmer (1918, regarding the war, 'I am so far in arrears with my promises...'); Arnold BENNETT, two autograph letters signed and three typed letters signed (1902-27) (one typed

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- 19th-century, prominent literary and artistic...

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- 19th-century, prominent literary and artistic figures, comprising two autograph letters signed from John RUSKIN, Brantwood, and Corpus Christi (1886 and undated); autograph letters signed from Augustus JOHN (1918), Gustave DORÉ (1875), with envelope with his monogrammed seal

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION. A collection of autograph letters signed, comprising...

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION. A collection of autograph letters signed, comprising: Arthur WELLESLEY, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), London, 5 February 1829, 1 page, 8vo , with wax seal, admitting Lady Fitzroy Somerset to the House of Lords (framed); Benjamin DISRAELI, 1st Earl of BEACONSFIELD

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION. A collection of autograph letters signed and cut...

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION. A collection of autograph letters signed and cut signatures, the majority 19th-century, from English and French statesmen, members of the royal family, and literary figures, including: Lord LUCAN (1857, at Balaklava), Anthony TROLLOPE (19 February 1878, 1 page, 8vo ), Mrs

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- ROYALTY AND POLITICIANS. A collection of autograph...

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- ROYALTY AND POLITICIANS. A collection of autograph letters and cut signatures, comprising autograph letters signed by: EDWARD VII (as Prince of Wales, n.y., about a visit for tea), Benjamin DISRAELI (1861, thanks for a 'highly useful' letter), W.E. GLADSTONE (1896), Viscount

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT. A collection of autograph...

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT. A collection of autograph envelope covers with franking signatures, arranged in 2 albums, 4to, labelled 'The Parliament of 1835', and divided into the House of Commons and the House of Peers, the envelopes laid down and labelled in ink (some browning or

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION - BRITISH, 19TH CENTURY. A rich and extensive...

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION - BRITISH, 19TH CENTURY. A rich and extensive collection, providing a comprehensive survey of Victorian cultural and political life, including a considerable number addressed to A.P. STANLEY, Dean of Westminster, and members of his circle, and to members of the Drummond family

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION. An album of correspondence relating to William Morris...

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION. An album of correspondence relating to William Morris COLLES and his firm, the 'Author's Syndicate', comprising 86 autograph letters, notes or signatures of literary figures and publishers including Hall Caine (4), Somerset Maugham, Eden Phillpotts (2) and Walter Besant; and

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION -- THEATRICAL AND HUMOROUS. The Book of the Crack, A...

MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION -- THEATRICAL AND HUMOROUS. The Book of the Crack, A Little Literary Society, with some MS Notices of the Members by Edward Brewster. 1835. A fascinating 8° volume containing printed material written by or about the members of the society, interspersed with Brewster's ironic

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- AMERICAN PRESIDENTS. A collection comprising...

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- AMERICAN PRESIDENTS. A collection comprising signatures of Woodrow WILSON (signature only, dated 25 March 1919), Calvin COOLIDGE (letter signed, 1932), Ronald REAGAN (letter signed as Governor of California, 1969, 'It is ... the responsibility of [elected] officials not only

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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ATTLEE, Clement Richard, 1st Earl (1883-1967). Autograph letter signed...

ATTLEE, Clement Richard, 1st Earl (1883-1967). Autograph letter signed (when Prime Minister, 'C.R.Attlee') to General Sir Leslie HOLLIS, 10 Downing Street, 7 October 1946, congratulating him on his excellent work in a government paper on defence, one page, 8vo , and a typed letter signed, 27 June

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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AUSTEN, Jane (1775-1817). Autograph manuscript fragment, [n.d.], six lines...

AUSTEN, Jane (1775-1817). Autograph manuscript fragment, [n.d.], six lines on one leaf, 79 x 152mm (mounted, very slight browning where secured at corners). 'Let us open our bible with zeal & read with patience. Our progress will not fail to exceed our hopes'; a rare autograph fragment, part of a

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861). Two autograph letters signed, the...

BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861). Two autograph letters signed, the first to Lady Elgin [presumably wife of the 7th Earl], Florence, 7 January n.y., the second to Lady Augusta [Stanley, wife of Dean Stanley and daughter of the 7th Earl of Elgin], 3 rue du Colysée, [Paris], n.d. (Friday

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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BROWNING, Robert (1812-1889). Three autograph letters signed to 'Mr Dean...

BROWNING, Robert (1812-1889). Three autograph letters signed to 'Mr Dean' [A.P. Stanley, Dean of Westminster Abbey], 19 Warwick Crescent, 19 December 1876 - 25 January 1879, together 5 pages, 8vo . Donne, Pope and 'Popery': a letter of 19 January 1877 quotes a passage from Donne's Second Satire

Los #: 28 A

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 900 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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BROWNING, Robert (1812-1889). Two autograph letters signed, the first ('R...

BROWNING, Robert (1812-1889). Two autograph letters signed, the first ('R. Browning') to [Eliot] Warburton, New Cross, Hatcham, 28 November [1845], 2 pages, small 8vo , integral blank; the second ('Robert Browning') to Mrs Trevelyan, 19 Warwick Crescent, 8 December [18]79, one page, 8vo (integral

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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BURTON, Sir Richard Francis (1821-1890). Autograph letter signed...

BURTON, Sir Richard Francis (1821-1890). Autograph letter signed, Athenaeum, 4 April [n.y.] to 'Professor Flower', recommending a geographical publication, 'all you have to do is to consult [the author] personally if there is any ambiguity in his writing', adding 'I would do more for you, but I

Los #: 29 A

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 07.06.2005

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CARLYLE, Thomas (1795-1881). Four autograph letters signed, to 'Dear...

CARLYLE, Thomas (1795-1881). Four autograph letters signed, to 'Dear Maurice', 'Dear Mrs Stanley', two to unidentified recipients ('Dear Sir' and 'Dear Lady' [Lady Augusta Stanley]), Chelsea and n.p. (one), 8 July 1863 - 18 January 1870 and n.d. (two), together 10 pages, 12mo and 8vo (remnants of

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 07.06.2005