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28 Via Maggio, undated. 4 pp. 6 x 4½ inches, in good condition. Emma Eames (1865 - 1952), American soprano. She sang lyric and lyric-dramatic roles in opera and enjoyed a brilliant career in New York, London and Paris during the last decade of the 19th century and the first decade of the 20th century.

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Government House [Hobart], 8 July 1852. 1 page 7 x 4¼ inches, partially toned, integral blank leaf. Robert Charles Chester Eardley-Wilmot, one of the three sons of the Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen’s Land, Sir John Eardley-Wilmot, became Assistant Colonial Secretary and Registrar.

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H.M.S.O., London, 1931. Printed Report. 156 pp. 8vo. Printed wrappers, stamped ‘Last Copy’.

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HM Ship Leda, Funchal Roads, Madeira, 3 October 1805. 2 pp. 9 x 7 inches, in good condition, with the address leaf bearing Ship Letter London circle, mileage marks, etc. “... we have been joined here by the West India Convoy & HM Ships Raisonable, Malabar, Dart, Chichester, Dolphin & three Brigs, we are just getting underway with the Convoy but where we are bound God knows ...” HMS Leda, launched in 1800, was the lead ship of a successful class of forty-seven British Royal Navy 38-gun sailing frigates. Leda was one of the escorts to a convoy of transports and EIC vessels that were part of the expedition under General Sir David Baird and Admiral Sir Home Riggs Popham that would in 1806 capture the Dutch Cape Colony.They would carry supplies and troops to the Cape, and then continue on their voyages. The British fleet, including Leda, arrived in Table Bay on 5 January 1806 and anchored off Robben Island. Leda supported the landing of the troops.

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Undated. 4 pp. 4 x 3 inches, in good condition. Lady Elizabeth Eastlake (1809 – 1893), born Elizabeth Rigby, was an author, art critic and art historian, and was the first woman to write regularly for the Quarterly Review. She is known not only for her writing, but also for her significant role in the London art world while her husband, Sir Charles Eastlake, was director of the National Gallery.

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Leipzig, 2 March 1877. 4 x 4 inches, belmishes. Georg Moritz Ebers (1837 – 1898), German Egyptologist and novelist, discovered the Egyptian medical papyrus, of ca. 1550 BCE, named after him at Luxor in the winter of 1873–74.

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Molash Vicarage, Ashford, 14 May 1881. 4 pp. 4.5 x 7 inches, remains of adhesive tape guard in the margin of the final page, otherwise good. Joseph Woodfall Ebsworth (1824-1908), editor of ballads.

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44 Frith Street, Soho Square, 6 April 1840. 2 pp. 4 x 3½ inches, in fair condition. An early letter by Emma Eburne (1819-1885), later Mrs. William Oliver, artist.

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Woodstock, January 1928. 1 page 8 x 5 inches, with the original envelope. William Denis Eden (1878-1949), writer, painter and illustrator. His correspondence with Thomas Bodkin is held by Trinity College Dublin. Eden had his first lessons in painting from F G Stephens, an original member of the Pre- Raphaelite Brotherhood.

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Lund [Sweden], 7 January 1885. In English. 2 pp. 8 x 5 inches, integral leaf annotated by Rost, torn at centre fold (not affecting text), in good condition. “My own prospects here were too slow and too uncertain to reject a pretty good offer from the other side the Atlantic ...” August Hjalmar Edgren (1840 – 1903) was a Swedish-American linguist, professor, and author, as annotated by Rost on this letter: “Author of two Sanscrit grammars (one in Swedish, one in English) & translator of Sanscrit plays”. Edgren wrote numerous books, including a report of the author's travels in Mexico. In addition, the multi-lingual Edgren was the author of numerous books of grammar in several languages including German, French, Italian, Spanish and Sanskrit. Reinhold Rost (1822-1896), German born orientalist, secretary to the Royal Asiatic Society (1863-69), librarian at the India Office (1869-1893).

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Kensington Palace, 3 February 1814. 3 pp. 9½ x 8 inches, in good condition. With the neat signature of Edward, Duke of Kent (1767-1820), fourth son of King George III, and the father of Queen Victoria. “...the Bearer, Thomas Matthews of the Royal Scots, who appears to have been a most deserving faithful Soldier, and as he has unfortunately lost the use of one hand from the amputation of the fingers rendered necessary by the effects of Frost when on service at Chambly in North America with the 1st Bn. - besides being wounded at the Capture of the Island of Guadaloupe 3 February 1810 - I do hope that it will be deemed a Case of that peculiar nature which will warrant some indulgence as to the rate of Pension to be granted him. At least these are my feelings on the poor man’s behalf.”

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12 Upper Berkeley Street, March & July 1886; October 1887. 3 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, toned. Henry Sutherland Edwards (1828-1906), journalist and author. He was correspondent of The Times at the coronation of Alexander II of Russia, in the camp of the insurgents at Warsaw (1862–63), and at German army headquarters during the Franco-Prussian War.

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[1834]. 1 page 9 x 7 inches, with the address leaf, dusty but in good condition. Samuel Eglington (1785-1860), painter. “I have not received the cash for the prizes from the corporation yet, but will write you and remit it as soon as received.” David Roberts (1796-1864) he travelled in Spain and Tangiers in 1832. He returned at the end of 1833 with a supply of sketches that he elaborated into attractive and popular paintings. The British Institution exhibited his Interior of Seville Cathedral in 1834, and he sold it for £300.

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4 September 1882. 2 pp. 6 x 4 inches, foxed. Zaki Bey (? Zeki Pacha), Lord Chamberlain to the Khedive of Egypt. “I was coming myself for this purpose but having something to do I could not come. If you let me know the names of the Gentlemen who will come I will be very much obliged to you.”

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Dunkirk, 15 November 1791. In French. 2 pp. 9 x 7 inches, in good condition, remains of guard, discreet stamp of the Bibliotheca Lindesiana. General d’Elbhecq (1733-1793) became commander-in-chief of the Armées des Pyrénées-Occidentales in 1793.

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Gloucester Place, 29 January 1816. 1 page 7 x 4 inches, light fading down centre fold (where filed by the publisher), otherwise good, docketed on verso. Uncommon. Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin (1766-1841), diplomat and art connoisseur. As Ambassador to the Porte (1799-1803) he arranged for the transport of the Parthenon sculptures to England. The Elgin Marbles were purchased for the nation in 1816. “Lord Elgin wishes to point out to Mr. Murray, That there is a gross error in the Note, p. 13 of the Postscript. After the figure 412, there should be a stop - and the word: There be the beginning of a sentence. Lord E would be glad that Mr. Murray made the correction in the Copies he may distribute.”

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Brockwell, Triangle, Nr. Halifax, 2 September 1904. 3 pp. 6 x 4 inches, fine. Sir Charles Norton Edgecumbe Eliot (1862 – 1931), British diplomat, colonial administrator and botanist. He served as Commissioner of British East Africa in 1900–1904. He was British Ambassador to Japan in 1919–1925. He was the first Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hong Kong.

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From the Court at Greenwich, 26 December 1587. 1 page 12 x 8 inches, browned, with the integral address leaf (soiled where folded for filing), preserved by being laid down on thin paper. With a separate typed transcript. Preparations to resist a Spanish invasion. In this document the expenses of the Queen’s officers in the “Marytime Counties” are “to be paied by way of prest such sommes of money as are sett downe here by us”. Signed by Elizabeth I’s Privy Councillors: Sir Christopher Hatton (1540-1591), Lord Chancellor; Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (1532-1588), the Queen’s favourite; William Brooke, 4th Lord Cobham, Warden of the Cinque Ports and Chamberlain of the Queen’s Household; Sir Francis Knollys (1511-1596), Treasurer of the Royal Household; Sir Francis Walsingham (1532-1590), Secretary of State; Sir John Wolley (d.1596), Latin Secretary and Member of Parliament.

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25 Argyll Road, Kensington, 25 May 1874. 3 pp. 8 x 5 inches, in good condition. Bernard Shaw acknowledged Ellis as the prototype of Professor Henry Higgins of Pygmalion (My Fair Lady).Alexander John Ellis (1814-1890), philologist and mathematician. Initially trained in mathematics and the classics, he became a well-known phonetician of his time. Through his work in phonetics he also became interested in vocal pitch and by extension in musical pitch as well as speech and song. Ellis is also noted for translating and extensively annotating Hermann Helmholtz's On the Sensations of Tone. The second edition of this translation, published in 1885, contains an appendix which summarizes Ellis' own work on related matters. Initially trained in mathematics and the classics, he became a well-known phonetician of his time. Through his work in phonetics he also became interested in vocal pitch and by extension in musical pitch as well as speech and song.

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Undated. 4 pp. 7 x 4.5 inches, tipped on to part album leaf. In good condition. Sarah Stickney Ellis (d.1872), wife of William Ellis, the missionary, was the founder of Rawdon House, a school for ladies, and a pioneer of female education.

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