US Auction #3 - Autographs & Manuscripts
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Randolph CHURCHILL (1911-1968)
William Hillman (1895-1962) - William Randolph Hearst Working File
Jean Anthelme BRILLAT-SAVARIN
The Physiology of Taste or, Meditations on Transcendental Gastronomy
translation by M. F. K. Fisher with Illustrations by Sylvain Sauvage
SCOTLAND. - Major RICHEY, Major D. K. JAMES, R.A., and others (compilers)
A bound manuscript compilation, title to spine “Edinburgh Fort Record Book”
Started in the late 19th century, finished in the 1960s.
SWITZERLAND, the ALPS, via PARIS, then ITALY, back to Switzerland, then Germany].
An anonymous diarist's journal of European ‘tourist’ journey, mostly in Switzerland, 13 May 1822 – 4 September 1822.
following in the footsteps of Mary Shelley?
Filippo CASONI (1662-1723)
Calligraphic manuscript ‘Annali di Genova del secolo XVII. Descritti da Filippo Casoni e riformati da Gio. Benedetto Gritta.
edited ('riformati') by Giovanni Benedetto Gritta: the history of Genoa from 1601-1700
G. W. PABST (director.). - Feodor CHALIAPIN, Sr. - Sir George ROBEY (1869-1954).
A series of passionate love letters from Robey, to his mistress, Blanche Littler, written whilst on location for 'Don Quixote'
22 of the letters (a total of 51 pages) also include information and opinions from Robey that relate the filming of the “Adventures of Don Quixote”, directed by…
Ronald REAGAN; Ralph Nading HILL
[Presidents, Autograph.] Robert Fulton and the Steamship. Signed by Ronald Reagan.
Children's Book signed by an American President-- Landmark Books
[Eric RAVILOUS (1903-1942) – Rose FYLEMAN (1877-1957)]
A small quarto manuscript and watercolor album of children’s verse.
JAPAN & the UNITED STATES. - Hirai KINZA (1859-1916).
[A Japanese writer writes, in English, on Japanese customs -] a 10pp. autograph manuscript article, titled ‘Visiting’.
[Charles BARON (schoolmaster)]. – Aaron APPLETON (pupil at Holt Hall Academy).
Manuscript “Letters / On Learning and Manners. / Aaron Appleton sculpsit / Holt Hall Academy December 19 1816.”
A copy-typescript of “A Matter of Position”, a play by Elaine May
printed by Hart Multi-Copy Inc. & published by the Berkshire Theatre Festival, 1564 Broadway, N.Y., N.Y.
Joseph LANCASTER (education reformer), Francis PLACE. – Joseph HUME (radical, M.P.)
A draft autograph letter signed from Hume to H.R.H. the Duke of Kent, 7th August 1813
Important letter from Joseph Hume to H.R.H. Duke of Kent.
Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of ARUNDEL, his wife Lady Alathea, his son Henry & others.
A contemporary or near-contemporary copy of a document between the Earl of Arundel & others, concerning a transfer of rights
President Andrew JACKSON. - Washington IRVING.
A 3pp. autograph letter signed, New York, Feb 19th 1834, to Francis Barber Ogden, the U.S. Consul for the Port of Liverpool
[Edgar Albert GUEST (1881-1959, poet)]. - Robt. J. LEDERER.
“The Grate Fire and You.”, a manuscript 4-verse 24-line poem on cloth.
Sir Samuel CUNARD (1787-1865),. - Henry Thomas LOWRY-CORRY (1803-1873).
A 1p. letter signed 'H. Corry’, to 'Sir S. Cunard / Bush Hill / Edmonton’,
A potential crisis for the Cunard and his business partners
William SIMPSON (1823-1899, artist and war correspondant), and others
'Kissing' [an original unpublished manuscript]
'Crimean' Simpson muses on the art , history and ethics of Kissing
John Ross DIX (1811 - after 1863, aka John Ross).
The Life of Thomas Chatterton. Including his unpublished poems and correspondence.