Recent Arrivals from Sophie Dupre

Recent Arrivals from Sophie Dupre

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for the sum of $264.95, on a printed form with his name and address in Sunset Boulevard on the left hand side and the Security Pacific National Bank on the right, 8" x 3½", Palm Springs, California, 6th January Zeppo was the youngest of the five Marx Brothers and also the last to die. He appeared… Read more
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showing him half length, full face, smiling broadly, drinking from a tin mug which appears to have his name on it, with a Maori feather necklace, 10" x 8", no place, no date
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titled "A Norwegian Welcome Mr Lehrer", including "Send the Marines", "My Home Town", "A Song for World War 3", "Pollution" and "National Brotherhood Week" among others, 13 pages A4, headed Nyheter, Nor-Disc, no date
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saying that "The piece on Ireland's film industry was excellent. I'm pleased [John] Huston is taking a hand as he has a driving ego that could get the boys and girls moving. The job that we did there was very efficiently handled and the technicians all did their work very well and very willingly. There was none… Read more
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(died 2018, Publisher of 'Books and Bookmen') saying that he "would be appalled to have that little __ write the review of my Diaries. He wrote a biased stinking review in Chicago when I was there of the last vol and this one contains v unflattering things about his loathsome father so I know he'd do his damnedest. … Read more
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taken during his stay in Estonia in August 1934, where he visited his beloved baroness Budberg, who is sitting on his right, they are sitting outdoors at a table with two other women and some children, together with a picture of the house in Estonia where Wells lived with his mistress, each 7" x 5", with the original negative… Read more
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showing her head and shoulders wearing her flying hat and goggles, 8½" x 6½", Estonia, This photo was taken when she visited Estonia on 16th February 1939. In May 1934, Batten successfully flew solo from England to Australia in the Gipsy Moth. Her trip of 14 days and 22 hours beat the existing England-to-Australia women's… Read more
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saying that she is "so glad that you can come to us in June. I only wish that you would be a little more troublesome than you were at your first visit for never had I a more discreet guest. As soon as we return from Dusseldorf you shall hear from me. I hope you will remain… Read more
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saying that "thousands of people of all ages go to the Broads to learn how to sail, and, after half an hour's instruction by the boat-hirer go off sailing extremely badly and within a very few hours are managing quite well, and at the end of their week have taught themselves and bring their boats back with all but… Read more
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cut from a full letter, saying that he is interested in her research and asking her what her interests are, 8" x 3½", no place, no date
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(1896-1974, wife of Sir John Anderson, Viscount Waverley), the first thanking her for a "delightful evening on the Thames in your sumptuous yacht. It was not only delightful but a great experience, as I have never gone down the River before. How extraordinary, and I have lived for many years in London on and off and it… Read more
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3½" x 2½", printed with his name and "Membre de l'Institut" and the address 66 Bould de Rochechouart, no date
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concerning William Harridance who had been "convicted of ware-house breaking and larceny and sentenced to imprisonment ... in consideration of some circumstances humbly represented unto US, are graciously pleased to extend Our Grace and Mercy .... and to pardon and remit unto him one month of the sentence passed on him ... Our Will and Pleasure therefore is that… Read more
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(1907-1980, Artist and Author) saying that he "sorry that he had to suffer that gloomy TELEGRAPH piece - mostly written up from other people and other books. I didn't want to drag it up, anymore than I want 'academic recognition' – which is barmy. That is one of the reasons for the anonymous self-sending-up in the biographical notes of… Read more
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(1836-1896, Knight Secretary to the Board of Trade) saying that "yesterday, according to our arrangement I sent a note to Lady Herbert. It was returned with information that her Ladyship had left for the Continent ... As you may like to know this and also, perhaps, to see what was said yesterday morning and how the weather has… Read more
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(born 1980, Estonian art historian , lecturer and translator) saying that he is "so glad that you have liked my performances on film,. I would have also liked you to see plays I have been in, in the theatre. Actually I love playing 'Uncle Vanya', & of course I was not at all Russian but hope… Read more
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saying that his "Ragtime Bass is published by Carl Fischer ... in a volume entitled Ten Etudes for Piano. It is also published separately in the original form (that which you heard Mr Foldes play) and in a somewhat easier version (not so many octaves). I do not know whether Fischer has a London agent, but any music… Read more
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(of Ottawa, 1908-2002, Portrait Photographer) showing him head and shoulders, smiling, with his fingers resting on his cheek, with the press stamp of the Camera Press and a typed description on the verso, 6½" x 5", no place, no date but Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India and was massively respected during his lifetime with… Read more
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(of Ottawa, 1908-2002, Portrait Photographer) showing him half length smoking a cigarette in a holder, with the press stamp of the Camera Press and a typed description on the verso, 6½" x 5", no place, no date but circa The first Briton to hold a pilot's licence, in 1909, Lord Brabazon won the Daily Mail's prize of… Read more
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saying that "owing to the slowness of the trains, it will be impossible for me to get to Menei Bridge before 7.35 tomorrow ... by way of Chester. Please therefore do not wait dinner for me. I can easily have something afterwards. I don't know whether the North Western is punctual, our wretched Great Western generally… Read more
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