Auction 12.11.1999

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Datum der Auktion: 12.11.1999

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ALBUM] A collection of approximately fifty autograph letters by various...

ALBUM] A collection of approximately fifty autograph letters by various 19th century political figures and nobility, inserted loosely into an album, including Robert Peel, Lord Raglan, Selbourne, Aberdeen, James Paget, Admiral Sir J. D. Dundas, the Earl of Derby and the Dukes of Richmond and

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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ANASTASIA NICOLAEVNA ROMANOV, GRAND DUCHESS OF RUSSIA (1901-1918); MARIE...

ANASTASIA NICOLAEVNA ROMANOV, GRAND DUCHESS OF RUSSIA (1901-1918); MARIE NICOLAEVNA ROMANOV, GRAND DUCHESS OF RUSSIA (1899-1918); & PRINCE LUDWIG OF HESSE A collection of photographs and press clippings formerly belonging to Mrs Jeffery, the nurse of Prince Ludwig of Hesse, comprising i) Christmas

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN (1805-1875)

HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN (1805-1875) One-page autograph sentiment, signed and dated, Rome, 28 April 1846, 232 x 302mm., a quatrain from 'Fifty Short Poems' ('With a bouquet of violets'), in Danish, annotated with a German translation in another hand, in brown ink on wove paper (a leaf from an album

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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PRINCESS ALICE MARY, COUNTESS OF ATHLONE (1883-1981); ALEXANDER OF TECK...

PRINCESS ALICE MARY, COUNTESS OF ATHLONE (1883-1981); ALEXANDER OF TECK, EARL OF ATHLONE (1874-1957) & THE COUNTESS OF ATHLONE (1883-1981); & VICTORIA ALEXANDRA ALICE MARY, PRINCESS ROYAL (1897-1965) A full-length frontal black and white portrait photograph of the Countess of Athlone in formal

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 25 £ - 200 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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SIR JOHN BARBIROLLI (1899-1970)

SIR JOHN BARBIROLLI (1899-1970) Black and white portrait photograph, signed and inscribed 'To Miss Kitchen...John Barbirolli/Glasgow 1934', framed and glazed. A collection of three postcards and five letters dating from 1966 and 1967, to Miss Marjorie Kitchen from John Barbirolli and his wife

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 25 £ - 200 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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CHARLES BARRY (1795-1860)

CHARLES BARRY (1795-1860) Autograph letter, signed 'Charles Barry', from Westminster, 19th April 1845, 3pp, 8, to The Rev. Barrett, concerning the employment of Mr Kett on the carving for the new Houses of Parliament, 'from what you say of him I think he will be an acquisition'. He would work at the

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 25 £ - 200 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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MABEL BEARDSLEY (1871-1916); & ELLEN BEARDSLEY (1846-1932)

MABEL BEARDSLEY (1871-1916); & ELLEN BEARDSLEY (1846-1932) Autograph letter, signed 'Mabel Beardsley', from 114 Cambridge Street, S.W., February 17th [1894], on blue speckled paper, 6pp, 8, to 'My dear Helen', apologising for not writing sooner and explaining that she is currently an understudy in

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 400 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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BOER WAR] A collection of eight Boer Cabinet War leaders signatures on one...

BOER WAR] A collection of eight Boer Cabinet War leaders signatures on one page, comprising 'Schalk Burgher', 'F.W. Reitz', 'Louis Botha', 'J.H. de la Rey', 'L. Meyer', 'J.C. Keogh', 'L. Jacobz' and the secretary, 2 (nicks and tears to upper and right hand margins

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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BRITISH ROYALTY FROM THE 17TH TO THE 19TH CENTURIES

BRITISH ROYALTY FROM THE 17TH TO THE 19TH CENTURIES] A collection of signatures of British Monarchs, from Charles II to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, comprising CHARLES II (1630-1685) Fragment of a document on wove paper, signed 'Charles R' at the head, laid down on paper, with engraved plate

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 900 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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FERRUCCIO BENVENETO BUSONI (1866-1924)

FERRUCCIO BENVENETO BUSONI (1866-1924) Autograph document on lined paper, signed 'Ferruccio Busoni', dated 12 January 1922, 7pp, 4, the manuscript of a letter to Mr Windlisch, the editor, published in 'Melos. Monatsschrift fr Musik' , Number 2, Berlin, [n.d.]. Busoni outlines the most important

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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CATHERINE II 'THE GREAT' (1729-1796)

CATHERINE II 'THE GREAT' (1729-1796) One-page document in cyrillic, signed 'Catherine', from St Petersburg, 23 March 1788, 4, to Count Gregory Alexandrovich, 'This is to authorise Kherson Admiralty to pay 15,000 Rubles to the carpenter for the month of April for this year in cash. We transferred the

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN (1869-1940)

NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN (1869-1940) Portrait of Neville Chamberlain, head and shoulders, pencil on paper, signed 'Neville Chamberlain/September 1938', laid down on paper, image 312 x 240mm. (slight spotting). With a one-page letter from the Prime Minister's office at 10 Downing Street, Whitehall, dated

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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CHARLES II (1630-1685)

CHARLES II (1630-1685) One-page document, signed 'Charles P' at the head, from Helford Sluce, 23 July 'ye 24th year of ye raigne of our Royall Father ye King' [1648], 8, to 'our trustie and wellbeloved Mr Richard Foord, of Rotterdam Marchant.', asking for a loan of four hundred pounds 'in this time

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL (1874-1965)

WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL (1874-1965) A black and white photograph depicting Winston Churchill taking the salute on his visit to Bridgetown, Barbados on 22nd March 1960, with a typed entry from the Governor's vistors book below with autograph signature '22 Mar Winston S. Churchill' (slight

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL (1874-1965)

WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL (1874-1965) A head and shoulders portrait photograph by Vivienne 20th Century Studios Ltd., the mount signed 'Winston S. Churchill' in biro, image 110 x 80mm., framed and glazed. See front cover illustration

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL (1874-1965); & CLEMENTINE CHURCHILL (1885-1977)

WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL (1874-1965); & CLEMENTINE CHURCHILL (1885-1977) A one-page typed letter of four lines, signed 'Winston S. Churchill', from 10 Downing Street, Whitehall, 1 December 1952, 8, to Florence Glover, thanking her for the 'kind telegram on my birthday. Thank you so much for your

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL (1874-1965)

WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL (1874-1965) My Early Life; A Roving Commission , London: Odhams Press, 1949, 8, front free endpaper inscribed 'To Florence Glover from Winston S. Churchill 1952' in biro, plates and maps, original cloth, dust-jacket (torn, with loss). See footnote to previous lot

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL (1874-1965)

WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL (1874-1965) Printed warrant, signed in ink 'Winston S. Churchill' as the Secretary of State for Air, appointing Charles William Durman to the position of Warrant Officer in the Royal Air Force as from 26 September 1919, dated 1 January 1920, with impressed Air Ministry seal

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL (1874-1965); TOM BROWNE (1870-1910); EDWARD VIII...

WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL (1874-1965); TOM BROWNE (1870-1910); EDWARD VIII (1894-1972); & OTHERS A quarto album entitled 'Autographs and Sketches', with approximately 140 cut signatures and autograph letters, loose and laid down, by a variety of 19th & 20th century personalities, in green calf

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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SALVADOR DALI (1904-1989)

SALVADOR DALI (1904-1989) Printed menu from the Restaurant New Hama, Nogijinja-Mae, Tokyo, 4pp, with pictorial stiffened wrapper, signed four times, 'Dal', and extensively inscribed in Spanish on the reverse, 334 x 300mm

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 25 £ - 200 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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HUMPHRY DAVY (1778-1829); & MICHAEL FARADAY (1781-1867)

HUMPHRY DAVY (1778-1829); & MICHAEL FARADAY (1781-1867) Autograph letter, signed 'H. Davy', 'Monday', 4pp, 8, to 'My dear Lord [Holland], responding to an enquiry regarding mercury vapour which he says has produced 'very serious effects on the constitution...I would not like to live in such a room

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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CHARLES DICKENS (1812-1870)

CHARLES DICKENS (1812-1870) Autograph letter, signed 'Charles Dickens', from Gad's Hill Place, Higham by Rochester, Kent, 'Saturday twenty second December 1866', 2pp, 8, to Sir Charles Russell, thanking him for his information regarding George's appointment 'as the dear fellow is ill I think it

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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EDWARD VIII, AS DUKE OF WINDSOR (1894-1972); & WALLIS SIMPSON, DUCHESS OF...

EDWARD VIII, AS DUKE OF WINDSOR (1894-1972); & WALLIS SIMPSON, DUCHESS OF WINDSOR (1896-1986) Signatures, 'Edward Duke of Windsor' and 'Wallis Windsor', on engraved sheet with coronet and monogram, 90 x 104mm. With a one-page letter, to 'Blondie', on monogrammed paper, from D. Campbell, c/o H.R.H

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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ALBERT EINSTEIN (1879-1955)

ALBERT EINSTEIN (1879-1955) One-page typed letter in German, signed 'Edgar A. Mowrer', on Chicago Daily News Berlin Bureau stationery, dated 18 December 1928, 4, to Professor Albert Einstein, mentioning that he wished to inform the readers of the Chicago Daily News what 'the greatest Germans' wished

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 1.800 £ - 2.200 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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SIR EDWARD ELGAR (1857-1934); SIR HENRY JOSEPH WOOD (1869-1944); & FRITZ...

SIR EDWARD ELGAR (1857-1934); SIR HENRY JOSEPH WOOD (1869-1944); & FRITZ KREISLER (1875-1962) Cabinet photograph of Sir Edward Elgar, seated in an armchair, signed and dated 'Edward Elgar:/1910', by Russell & Sons; head and shoulders cabinet photograph of Sir Henry Wood, signed, inscribed and dated

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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FRANCE] A collection of letters in French by 18th century personalities...

FRANCE] A collection of letters in French by 18th century personalities, including LOUIS XVI (1754-1793) Letter, signed 'Louis', from Paris, 18 April 1792, 2pp with integral blank leaf, 4, to King George III, thanking him for his loyalty and support and expressing the desire for a strong alliance

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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MRS ELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL (1810-1865); RICHARD COBDEN (1804-1865...

MRS ELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL (1810-1865); RICHARD COBDEN (1804-1865); & MRS ANNA BROWNELL JAMESON (1794-1860) Autograph letter, signed 'E. Gaskell', 3pp, 8, to Mrs Alcock, enclosing some autographs for Mr Tatham (slight staining, mounted on blue paper). Autograph letter, signed 'R. Cobden', 2pp

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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GEORGE II (1683-1760)

GEORGE II (1683-1760) Document on paper, signed 'George R' at the head, giving pardon to Lenard Scutchon of Bedford, convicted of stealing one sheep and ordered to be transported, a fragment, with impressed Royal seal (creased on folds

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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GEORGE III] Emblazoned Grant of Arms to Alice Aynsley of Northumberland...

GEORGE III] Emblazoned Grant of Arms to Alice Aynsley of Northumberland, signed Isaac Heard, Garter Principal King of Arms and George Harrison, Norroy King of Arms, dated 1793, on vellum, 390 x 480mm., two pendant seals, original morocco case with blind tooling

Los #: 35

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 12.11.1999

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GEORGE V (1865-1936)

GEORGE V (1865-1936) Autograph letter, signed 'George R.I.', on Buckingham Palace headed stationery, dated November 2 1928, 1pp, 8, to 'My dear Rupert' [The Earl of Iveagh], 'I thank you and your brothers so much for the beautiful catalogue of your father's pictures which he has given to the Nation

Los #: 36

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 12.11.1999