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London, 6 March 1888. 4 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition. Sir Charles Santley (1834-1922), baritone singer.

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Saturday, 9 October, no year given. In French. 1 page 7 x 5 inches, light toning, small filing hole. Emile Barateau (1792-1870), poet and lyricist.

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Princetown, Dartmoor, 4 May 1898. 4 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, fine. Sir Basil Home Thomson KCB (1861 – 1939), intelligence officer, police officer, prison governor, colonial administrator, and writer. Assistant Commissioner Metropolitan Police, 1913. Director of Intelligence, Scotland Yard, 1919-1921. Thomson's work as Assistant Commissioner of Scotland Yard Involved a wide range of investigations. His natural conservatism was given full throttle against suffragettes, then against spies from Imperial Germany and its allies, then against Irish nationalists, and finally against British Marxists. Thomson was involved with the spreading of public awareness of the "Black Diaries" used against Sir Roger Casement to prevent public support for a reduction of Casement's death sentence for high treason in 1916.

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32 rue des Mathurins [Paris], 18 August 1886. In German. 3 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition. Uncommon. Clotilde Kleeberg-Samuel (1866-1909), French pianist. Sir Augustus Manns (1825-1907), German conductor, cellist and violinist.

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Harrow, 21 December 1869. 6 pp. 8vo. Henry Montagu Butler (1833-1918), Headmaster of Harrow. ‘I think Matthew Arnold somewhere speaks of Burke as on the whole the greatest master of English prose. He has of course Irishisms & divers faults of taste, but there is a depth & dignity & ardour about him wh. make him quite my favourite.’

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Glasgow, 28 February 1862. 4 pp. 6 x 4 inches, in good condition. Sir Archibald Alison (1792-1867), historian, author of the History of Europe. His Life of Castlereagh caused much hostility because Alison refused to ‘worship the Dagon of Liberalism’. In this letter Alison explains the actions of his critics: ‘they have simply transferred Man’s ill Nature from the Statesman to the writer’.

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Cambridge House, 9 November 1813. 1 page 9 x 7 inches, in good condition. Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge (1774-1850), tenth child of King George III and Queen Charlotte. In 1816 the Duke of Cambridge, on behalf of King William IV, was appointed to the viceroyalty of Hanover, which at the treaty of Vienna (1814) had been elevated from an electorate to a kingdom. His discreet administration helped to preserve the Hanoverian crown for his family. On the death of King William IV, the throne of Hanover passed to the Duke of Cumberland. “The great success of the Armies of the Allies has so altered the Situation of Germany that it is very probable I may soon be ordered to leave this Country ...”

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Lilton Court, 17 March 1845. 3 pp. 8vo. Henry Hallam (1777-1859), historian. ‘ ... I shall be fully sensible of this token of their esteem; and I will endeavour to take care of the interests of the Society, in which I am sure of the co-operation of those who have been already active in its affairs.’

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14 St John’s Wood Road, December 1897. 5 pp. 8 x 5 inches, in good condition, some light toning to final page. Gordon Frederick Browne (1858-1932), artist and children's book illustrator. He was born in Banstead, the younger son of notable book illustrator Hablot Knight Browne ("Phiz"). From the 1880s, Browne was one of Britain's most prolific illustrators. “...After the usual time at what may be called ‘Dr Whackem’s school for the sons of gentlemen’, in fact a private school, I had a rather short & rather jerky kind of art school training, partly at S.Kensington which did not come up to my then lofty ideal and longer at Heatherleys. Then worked for a short time under Mr Cooper the engraver with the double branched purpose of earning something & learning how to draw on the wood, a most useless piece of knowledge now a days...”

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Manchester, 20 March 1873. 4½ pages 6 x 4 inches, in good condition. Dr. David Little (1840-1902), House Surgeon, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. Jabez Hogg (1817–1899), ophthalmic surgeon.

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Paris, 18 March 1902. In French. 1½ pages 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition. Ernest Daudet (1837-1921), French writer.

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28 Hyde Park Place, 1 June 1868. 4 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition. Alexander Kinglake (1809-1891), historian, author of The Invasion of the Crimea. “The working classes have been so besprinkled with ‘tracts’ & other indoctrinating publications that I imagine they have a not unwise suspicion, by this time, of every publication presented to them gratuitously.”

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Rotterdam, 4 May 1852. In French. 3 pp. 7 x 4 inches, in fine condition, tipped on to part of an old album page. Johan Eliza de Vrij (1813-1898), pharmacologist and quinologist, worked first as a pharmacist in Rotterdam from 1832, and then as a chemist in plant experiments in Java, relating particularly to the extraction of medical compounds from plants, the preparation of quinine compounds, etc. Some of his reports are in the India Office Library.

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19 N W Circus Place, 19 April 1847. 2 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition. Uncommon. William Shiels (1785-1857), genre and animal painter. “A curious circumstance has taken place. I painted a picture of an old Man Dressing, it was exhibited in 1810 and sold to Lord Elchin, it passed to several hands, at last it came into the hands of O’Neale in London, who sold it to Napier, Engineer Glasgow, for £315 and the picture is now engraving in London, my name was taken out and Wilkie’s put in. I mean to claim the copy right. This is quite public.”

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Westbourne Park Road, 23 September, no year given. 3 pp. 7 x 5 inches, in good condition. Katharine Goodson (1872 – 1958), English pianist. Her London debut took place on 16 January 1897. The tours of Europe which followed placed her in the front rank of British female pianists of the era. Goodson made her American debut on 18 January 1907, appearing as soloist with the Boston Symphony in a concert in the orchestra's home city.

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Dated in a later hand 1709. 11 inches wide, in good condition. Joseph Addison (1672-1719), essayist.

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Sloane Square, 8 December 1802. 2 pp. 8 x 6½ inches, integral address leaf, remains of guard, in good clean condition. With a separate small engraved portrait of Mr. William Taplin. Rare. William Taplin (d.1807), veterinary surgeon and author. The Sporting Dictionary, and rural repository of general information upon every subject appertaining to the sports of the field (1803). The Sportsman's Cabinet; or, A Correct Delineation of the Various Dogs used in the Sports of the Field., By a Veteran Sportsman (1803). The Gentleman's Stable Directory or Modern System of Farriery, and other works. “So soon as I have seen Marshall I will give you a line, but the Engraver may have 2 or 3 of mine, after I have seen him to explain about the Teeth, & Plate of Shoes,; he may have The Son of Eclipse also ... As the latter is a very valuable Picture it must be sent for by some careful Person, & in a morning, before the Streets are full, to prevent even a Chance of injury.”

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London and Paris, undated and 1864, one docketed “when playing Badger in The Streets of London”. 15 pp, in good condition. Uncommon. Watts Phillips (1825 –1874), illustrator, novelist and playwright best known for his play The Dead Heart which served as a model for Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities. When a dramatization of A Tale of Two Cities was mounted at the Lyceum by Madame Celeste in January, 1860, Phillips’ friend, Mr. Coleman, wrote, “society divided itself into two factions – the Celestites and Dickensites, the Websterites and Phillipsites. Then came accusations and recriminations as to coincidences and plagiarisms, and bad blood arose on both sides.” Phillips, who didn’t know at the time that Dickens was familiar with his play, was devastated by the situation, writing to Webster that he found it, “very heartbreaking.” The rancour eventually dissipated: while in London in 1865, Phillips met Dickens who invited him to a Theatrical Fund Dinner ... Read more

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