Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs

18 Jun 2014, starting at 13:00 BST.

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SECOND ARMY IN THE FIELD Two pencil and coloured crayon drawings, signed, by John Dyke (1926-1985), the first dated 1944 (2)

HUDSON (W.H.) Three autograph letters signed ("W.H. Hudson"), to R.B. Cunninghame Graham ("My dear Graham (for God's sake let's drop prefixes!)"), answering a query about the Pampas Abbotsbury and St Lukes's Road, 1894 and 1900 where dated

LIVINGSTONE RELIEF EXPEDITION Autograph diary kept by Lieutenant William Henn, RN, second in command and latterly commander of the official Royal Geographical Society Livingstone Search and Relief Expedition, Zanzibar, Bagamoyo and elsewhere, 22 January to 25 July 1872

ROYAL FAMILY Three albums belonging to Millicent (Milly), wife of Charles (Charlie) Elphinstone Fleeming Cunninghame Graham, c.1880-1900

D-DAY DEDICATION SERVICE Printed order for the Eve of Battle Dedication Service 1944 of the Second Army prior to D-Day, Second Army Headquarters, Portsmouth, 4 June 1944

BRADLEY (OMAR N.) Three typed letters signed ("Brad"), 3 and 14 December 1944 and 16 January 1947; together with a photograph of William Hood Simpson (commander of the US Ninth Army under Bradley), signed and inscribed "T: Bimbo [Dempsey],/ With sincere regards and best wishes./ W.H. Simpson./ Lieutenant General, U.S. Army", 240 x 180 mm., [1944-45]

BROADHURST (HARRY) Typed letter signed ("Harry"), to General Sir Miles Dempsey ("My dear General"), Main Headquarters, 83 Group RAF, 5 August 1944

DEMPSEY (GENERAL MILES) Dempsey's engagements diary for the first half of 1944, 1944

EISENHOWER (DWIGHT D.) Typed letter signed ("Dwight D Eisenhower"), to Lieutenant-General Miles Dempsey ("My dear Dempsey"), Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force, Office of the Supreme Commander, 1 July 1944

EISENHOWER (DWIGHT D.) Typed letter signed ("Dwight D Eisenhower"), to Lieutenant-General Miles Dempsey ("Dear Dempsey"), Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force, Office of the Supreme Commander, 26 March 1945

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