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TELFORD, Thomas (1757-1834). Engineer.
Autograph Letter Signed ('Thomas Telford') to Rowland Hunt, Chairman of the Ellesmere Canal Company, 2 pages 4to with integral address-leaf, Shrewsbury, 16 October 1795.
£1250 / $1562 / €1462 [No: 26620]

FERRERS, Laurence Shirley, fourth earl (1720-1760). Murderer.
Brief autograph note ('Ferrers') asking 'Athorp' to plead not guilty for him, on a small slip, 75 x 185mm. (c.3 x 7½ inches), dated 31 January 1758.
£275 / $343 / €321 [No: 26617]

PARRY, Sir William Edward (1790-1855). Arctic explorer.
Autograph Letter Signed to 'My dear Richardson', probably Sir John Richardson, 1 page 8vo (c.5 x 4½ inches), Haslar, 27 December no year.
£325 / $406 / €380 [No: 26618]

GLADSTONE, William Ewart (1809-1898). Prime Minister 1868-1874, 1880-1885, 1886, and 1892-1894.
Autograph Letter Signed to Colonel (William) Mure (1799-1860), D[owning] S[treet], 2 pages 8vo, 23 December 1853.
£110 / $137 / €128 [No: 26598]

HOLLAND, Sir Henry, 1st Baronet (1788-1873). Physician and traveller.
Autograph Letter Signed to ?Thomas Allom, 2 pages 8vo (address-leaf removed), L[ower] Brook Street, 'Monday', dated in pencil in another hand '1833'.
£450 / $562 / €526 [No: 26496]

KITCHENER, Horatio Herbert, 1st Earl (1850-1916). Field Marshal.
Autograph Letter Signed to Captain Anson, 1 page 8vo (a little worn with some remains of old mounting and offsetting from hasty folding), Cairo, 28 April, no year.
£350 / $437 / €409 [No: 26603]

COACHMAKING
Collection of 5 letters relating to coaches and coachmaking, including Autograph Letter Signed from Elizabeth Fox (1750-1842), 1½ pages 4to, St Anne's Hill, 12 January 1810.
£325 / $406 / €380 [No: 26505]

MARTIN, Helen Faucit (1814-1898). Actress.
Two Autograph Letters Signed, to Miss Cole and Lady Cole, 6 pages 8vo, Onslow Square, 23 March and 21 December no year.
£65 / $81 / €76 [No: 26588]

DEWAR, Sir James (1842-1923). Scientist. The inventor of cordite.
Three Autograph Letters Signed to Myers, 6 pages 8vo, Cambridge and the Royal Institution (2), 1889 and 1890.
£250 / $312 / €292 [No: 26589]

HUGO, Victor (1802-1885). French novelist and playwright.
Autograph Letter Signed ('V.H.'), 1 page 8vo (small stain, traces of mounting on blank leaf), H[auteville] H[ouse] [Guernsey], '29', no date.
£850 / $1062 / €994 [No: 26576]

REY, Joseph (1779-1855). 'Inventor of Socialism in France'.
Autograph Letter Signed in French to [Sir John] Bowring (1792-1872, politician, diplomatist & writer), ½-page 4to with integral address-leaf, no place, 19 July 1823.
£55 / $68 / €64 [No: 26582]

ROBINSON, Richard, 1st Baron Rokeby (bap. 1708-1794). Church of Ireland archbishop of Armagh.
Autograph Letter Signed ('R Armagh') to [Thomas Percy] Bishop of Dromore, 1 page 4to with integral address-leaf, 'H & Wells Bristol', 25 June 1787.
£75 / $93 / €87 [No: 26583]

REES, Abraham (1743-1825). Presbyterian minister & encyclopaedist.
Autograph Letter Signed to an unnamed correspondent, ½-page 4to (tipped to the remains of an album leaf, a little dust-stained), 7 Kings Road, Grays Inn, 6 February 1819.
£45 / $56 / €52 [No: 26581]

RADNOR, Wm Pleydell-Bouverie, third earl (1779-1869). Politician
Autograph Letter Signed to Matthew Montagu, 1 page 4to with integral address-leaf and red wax seal, Longford Castle, 21 October 1801.
£40 / $50 / €46 [No: 26579]

[ROOTES, William Ed., 1st Baron Rootes (1894-1964). Motor vehicle manufacturer.]
Group of 26 Typewritten Letters Signed & Autograph Letters Signed to Rootes from various correspondents, in all 14 pages 4to, 11 pages 8vo and 1 page folio, 1935-1964, where dated.
£185 / $231 / €216 [No: 26585]

SNOW, Charles Percy, Baron (1905-1980). Author and publicist.
Photograph by Mark Gerson signed on the back and dedicated to Hans Roest, dated 15 September 1964.
£45 / $56 / €52 [No: 26572]

SLOPER, Edward High Lindsay (1826-1887). Pianist, music teacher & composer.
Autograph Letter Signed [to Ignaz Moscheles, 1794-1870, pianist & composer], 3 pages 8vo on black-edged paper, 9 Bentinck Street, Manchester Square, 10 March 1846.
£45 / $56 / €52 [No: 26566]

SMILES, Samuel (1812-1904). Writer and social reformer.
Autograph Letter Signed to Albert Megson, 3½ pages 8vo on black-edged paper (spike hole, traces of former mounting on the last page), 4 Pembroke Gardens, 4 July 1876.
£75 / $93 / €87 [No: 26567]

SMYTH, Dame Ethel Mary (1858-1944). Composer, writer and suffragist.
Autograph Letter Signed to Miss Juliet Campbell, 3 pages 8vo with envelope, Coign, Hook Heath, Woking, postmarked 4 March 1914.
£125 / $156 / €146 [No: 26569]

SMYTH, Sir Warington Wilkinson (1817-1890). Mining engineer.
Autograph Letter Signed to S.A. Morgan, 1 page 8vo, 5 Inverness Terrace, 30 January 1884.
£55 / $68 / €64 [No: 26570]

SMYTH, William Henry (1788-1865). Admiral and scientific writer.
Autograph Letter Signed to an unnamed correspondent, 1½ pages 8vo, St John's Lodge, Aylesbury, 26 January 1859.
£125 / $156 / €146 [No: 26571]

SWAN, Annie Shepherd (1859-1943). Novelist.
Autograph Letter Signed ('A Burnett Smith') on two sides of a correspondence card to Mrs Browne, Aldersyde, Hampstead, 8 June 1897.
£45 / $56 / €52 [No: 26575]

RUSHOUT, The Hon. Anne (1768-1849). Artist, diarist, botanist and poet.
'MANUSCRIPTS / collected by the / Hon. Anne Rushout', 1 vol. 4to, half-calf, worn but intact, with gilt-lettered leather label to the upper cover.
£550 / $687 / €643 [No: 26560]

TELFORD, Thomas (1757-1834). Engineer.
Collection of correspondence relating to Telford and road building between 1825 and 1828, 40 letters and 13 copy letters.
£425 / $531 / €497 [No: 26537]

BALDWIN, Stanley, 1st Earl (1867-1947). Prime Minister 1923-1924, 1924-1929 and 1935-1937.
Autograph Letter Signed to Miss Manby, 1½ pages 8vo with autograph envelope initialled in the lower left hand corner, Sevenoaks, 6 November 1931.
£150 / $187 / €175 [No: 26555]

LAYARD, Sir Austen Henry (1817-1894). Excavator of Nineveh.
Autograph Letter Signed to [Thomas] Hughes, 2 pages 8vo, Piccadilly, ?21 October ?1851. Arranging to hold a dinner for the painter and sculptor George Frederic Watts.
£120 / $150 / €140 [No: 26557]

GEORGE I (1660-1727). King of Great Britian and Ireland. Elector of Hanover.
Document Signed, a good bold signature, 1 page folio on vellum with papered seal and blue revenue stamps, given at St James's 11 January 1714/15.
£850 / $1062 / €994 [No: 26553]

GEORGE II (1683-1760). King of Great Britain and Ireland. Elector of Hanover.
Document Signed (somewhat faintly), 1 page large folio on vellum (lacking papered seal) with blue revenue stamps, given at his court at Kensington, 30 June 1744.
£350 / $437 / €409 [No: 26552]

MURDOCH, Dame Iris (1919-1999). Novelist.
A series of 9 Autograph Letters Signed, 3 autograph postcards (with an autograph postcard from Murdoch's husband John Bayley) to Roger Sharrock and his wife Betty.
£650 / $812 / €760 [No: 26558]

MARRYAT, Frederick (1792-1848). Novelist and Captain in the Royal Navy.
Autograph cheque signed and addressed to a naval agency, Messrs Stilwell of Arundel Street, 18 March 1826.
£120 / $150 / €140 [No: 26556]