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HOUSMAN, Alfred Edward (1859-1936). Poet and classical scholar.
Autograph Letter Signed ('A.E. Housman') to D[avid] C[uthbert] L[yall] Holland, 2 pages 8vo with envelope (by hand), Trinity College [Cambridge], 25 November 1835.
£350 / $462 / €406 [No: 26683]

GLADSTONE, William Ewart (1809-1898). Prime Minister 1868-1874, 1880-1885, 1886, and 1892-1894.
Autograph Letter Signed (W.E. Gladstone') to Hartington [Spencer Cavendish, later 8th Duke of Devonshire, 1833-1908, statesman], 4 pages 8vo, Hawarden, 20 December 1880.
£150 / $198 / €174 [No: 26685]

GLADSTONE, William Ewart (1809-1898). Prime Minister 1868-1874, 1880-1885, 1886, and 1892-1894.
Autograph Letter Signed to [Richard Monckton Milnes] ('My dear Houghton'), 1 page 8vo on black-edged paper, 73 H[arley] Street, 8 July 1877.
£85 / $112 / €98 [No: 25066]

SYMONS, A.J.A. [Alphonse James Albert] (1900-1941). Writer, gourmet, dandy and bibliophile.
Autograph Letter Signed ('A.J.A. Symons') in his large calligraphic hand, to Michael Holland, 2 pages 4to, The First Edition Club, Little Russell Street, 24 July 1933.
£110 / $145 / €127 [No: 26684]

MAUGHAM, William Somerset (1874-1965). Novelist and playwright.
Autograph Letter Signed ('W.S. Maugham') to Mr (probably Michael James, 1870-1956) Holland, 1 page 8vo, Villa Mauresque, 28 February 1953.
£125 / $165 / €145 [No: 26682]

KIPLING, (Joseph) Rudyard (1865-1936). Author.
Autograph Letter Signed ('Rudyard Kipling') to Spring-Rice, 1 page 8vo, Bateman's, Burwash, Sussex, 16 June 1926.
£175 / $231 / €203 [No: 26681]

DIDOT, Firmin (1764-1836). French printer and typefounder.
Autograph Letter Signed ('Firmin Didot') in French to Claude Fauriel (1772-1844, French historian and philologist), 2 pages 8vo with integral address-leaf, Paris, 23 December 1809.
£225 / $297 / €261 [No: 26677]

MILLAIS, Sir John Everett (1829-1896). Painter.
Autograph Letter Signed ('John Everett Millais') to Sir Henry Holland (1788-1873, physician and traveller), 2 pages 8vo (blank absent), 7 Cromwell Place, 30 May 1871.
£110 / $145 / €127 [No: 26673]

BALFOUR, Arthur James, 1st earl of (1848-1930). Prime Minister 1902-1905.
Autograph Letter (third person) ('A.J.B.'), as prime minister, to 'My dear Alfred (headed 'Mr. Cox'), 3 pages 8vo, 10 Downing Street, 2 December 1904.
£120 / $158 / €139 [No: 26671]

BALFOUR, Arthur James, 1st earl of (1848-1930). Prime Minister 1902-1905.
Typewritten Letter Signed ('Arthur James Balfour') to E. Ponsonby, 1 page 8vo with blank leaf, 4 Carlton Gardens, 24 February 1890.
£85 / $112 / €98 [No: 26670]

WELLINGTON, Arthur Wellesley, duke of (1769-1852).
Autograph Letter Signed ('Wellington') to General Sir [James w]illoughby Gordon, 2 pages 8vo, S[tratfied] Saye, 7 September 1827.
£850 / $1122 / €986 [No: 26669]

FRITH, William Powell (1818-1909). Painter.
Amusing Autograph Letter Signed to [Francis Cowley] Burnand (1836-1917), signed 'William Shakespeare Frith', 2 pages 8vo with blank leaf, 7 Pembridge Villas, 11 December 1857.
£75 / $99 / €87 [No: 26666]

WELLINGTON, Arthur Wellesley, duke of (1769-1852).
Autograph Letter Signed ('Wellington') to General Sir [James w]illoughby Gordon, 2 pages 8vo, London 8 July 1839.
£550 / $726 / €638 [No: 26668]

CRANE, Walter (1845-1915). Artist.
Autograph Letter Signed on a halfpenny postcard to William Rossiter of the Free Library & Art Galler, Camberwell Road, Beaumont Lodge, 10 November 1887 (slightly creased).
£75 / $99 / €87 [No: 26667]

SHACKLETON, Sir Ernest Henry (1874-1922). Explorer.
Letter Signed to [Charles] Buchel (Karl August Büchel, 1872-1950, artist), 1 page 8vo with blank leaf, Marlborough Club, Pall Mall, 22 June 1920.
£945 / $1247 / €1096 [No: 25463]

PEPYS, Samuel (1633-1703). Diarist.
Letter Signed to Colonel Robert Whiteley 'at the Citty of West Chester', 1 page folio with full address-leaf with seal and postal cancellation, Navy Office, 20 May 1672.
£2100 / $2772 / €2436 [No: 26546]

VICTORIA (1819-1901). Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
Document Signed, 1 page folio on vellum with papered seal, given at St James's, 17 March 1847. Slight foxing and a little worn at the edges.
£285 / $376 / €330 [No: 26194]

ANNE (1665-1714). Queen of Great Britain and Ireland.
Letter Signed and subscribed in French ('Mon Frere / Votre bonne Soeur / Anne R'), to the duke of Lorraine, 2 pages folio with address-leaf, St James's, 23 April 1709.
£1550 / $2046 / €1798 [No: 26256]

MUSIC PROGRAMMES ETC.
Collection of thirty-three signed programmes for concerts promoted by the Liverpool Philharmonic Society etc. c.1963-1969.
£250 / $330 / €290 [No: 26661]

ADAM, Robert (1728-1792). Architect.
Document Signed, a cheque made payable to Edward Rooker for sixty-three pounds, drawn on Messrs Innes and Hope, London, 30 March 1761.
£450 / $594 / €522 [No: 26660]

SHRAPNEL, Henry (1761-1842). Army officer and inventory of the Shrapnel shell.
Original pen and ink drawings of 6 and 3 pounder shells, annotated by Shrapnel and signed by him as Lieutenant Colonel in the Royal Artillery, c.1804.
£750 / $990 / €870 [No: 26656]

COLLIER, John (1850-1934). Portrait painter.
Group of eleven Autograph Letters Signed to various correspondents, 1882-1919 where dated From 7 Chelsea Embankment, 4 Marlborough Place, and North House, 69 Eton Avenue.
£350 / $462 / €406 [No: 26643]

BANCROFT, Sir Squire (1841-1926). Actor and theatre manager.
A large miscellaneous collection consisting of 48 Autograph Letters Signed, in all 89 pages 8vo and 3 correspondence cards, dated from 1877 to 1920.
£325 / $429 / €377 [No: 26635]

BARRETT, Wilson (1846-1904). Actor and dramatist.
Fourteen Autograph Letters Signed to various correspondents, in all 18½ pages 8vo, from the Royal Princess and New Olympic Theatres, a number of hotels etc., 1882-1903 where dated
£285 / $376 / €330 [No: 26634]

STEPHENSON, Robert (1803-1859). Railway and civil engineer.
Letter Signed ('Rob. Stephenson') to Peter Le Neve-Foster, secretary of the Society of Arts, 1 page 4to, 24 Great George Street, 3 July 1858.
£450 / $594 / €522 [No: 26612]

TELFORD, Thomas (1757-1834). Engineer.
Autograph Letter Signed ('Thomas Telford') to Mr ?Schlictegroll, 1 page 8vo (traces of mounting to the reverse), Salopian [Coffee House], 1 April 1816.
£425 / $561 / €493 [No: 26623]

CHARLES II (1630-1685). King of England, Scotland and Ireland.
Letter Signed (Charles R' at the head) addressed to 'ye Clerke of Our Signet attending', 1 page folio, Whitehall, 10 May, 13 Charles II [1661].
£1750 / $2310 / €2030 [No: 26610]

DICKENS, Charles (1812-1870). Novelist.
Autograph Letter Signed to Messrs Seagrove & Company, 1 page 8vo with blank leaf inlaid to remains of an album leaf, Gad's Hill Place, 28 July 1866.
£1250 / $1650 / €1450 [No: 26608]

DICKENS, Charles (1812-1870). Novelist.
Autograph Letter Signed ('Charles Dickens') to William Hazlitt (1811-1893, editor and translator), 2 pages 8vo, Offices of the Daily News, 'Thursday afternoon', no date.
£1500 / $1980 / €1740 [No: 26609]

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 / $594 / €522 [No: 26496]