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Lot 149
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Sold for £1,680 (US$ 2,720) inc. premium

Lot Details
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Collection of presentation signatures, including T.S. Eliot ("please note correct spelling"), Shostakovich, Stravinsky, Yuri Gagarin (made on his visit to Britain, 1961, with covering USSR Embassy slip), Ian Fleming, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor (together, on headed card), P.G. Wodehouse (with covering autograph letter - "I have been living in this secluded hamlet five or six years now with wife (1), dachshund (1) and cats (2)..."), Evelyn Waugh ("E.A.St.J. Waugh"), C.S. Lewis, John Betjeman (with covering note by a [?non-existent] secretary, "G. Percy Owen" explaining that "as he has lost his fountain pen he has done so using a ball pointed pen and just hates those modern writing aids..."), Benjamin Britten, Orson Welles, Giles (drawing of measled baby), Thelwell (young rider tugging at horse), Vicky (self-portrait), Peter Scott (bird print), Bertrand Russell, Vivien Leigh, Nehru, Montgomery, Malcolm Sargeant, John Masefield, Cecil Beaton and many others; together with covering letters, in three autograph albums, and loose
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