Fine Books, Manuscripts and Original Illustrations

15 Jun 2016, starting at 14:00 BST.

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MITFORD (NANCY) Series of eighteen autograph letters signed ("Nancy"), to her fellow novelist Anthony Powell and his wife Violet, the first letter thanking Powell for his kind remarks about Love in a Cold Climate, others speaking of mutual friends, Paris and elsewhere, 1949-1972

NAIPAUL (V.S.) Series of twenty autograph and typed letters ("Vidia"), to his fellow novelist Anthony Powell and his wife Violet, a warmly affectionate series acknowledging the support given him by Powell over the years, Trinidad, Malaysia, Wiltshire and elsewhere, 1958-1992

WAUGH (EVELYN) Series of forty-two autograph letters and cards signed ("Evelyn Waugh", "Evelyn", "E.W." and "E"), to his fellow novelist Anthony Powell ("Dear Tony") and wife Lady Violet; London, Piers Court, Combe Florey and elsewhere, 1927-1964

WAUGH (EVELYN, Mrs) Series of fifty-one autograph and typed letters by Evelyn Gardner, Waugh's first wife, to Anthony Powell, Dorset, Tunbridge, Tirol, Ticehurst and elsewhere, 1928-c.1975

WODEHOUSE (P.G.) Typed letter signed ("P.G. Wodehouse"), to his fellow novelist Anthony Powell ("Dear Mr Powell"), thanking him for his book parcel received via his step-grandson Edward Cazalet,thanking him for What's Become of Waring and speaking of his admiration for Powell, his own insecurities about writing and their mutual love of cats, Remsenburg, Long Island, 16 November 1967

WODEHOUSE (P.G.) Typed letter signed ("P.G. Wodehouse"), to his fellow novelist Anthony Powell ("Dear Anthony Powell"), thanking him for sending three inscribed books and expressing his admiration, Remsenburg, Long Island, 24 January 1973

BLAEU (WILLEM AND JOHANNES) [Theatrum orbis terrarum], Part 4 [England and Wales], Amsterdam, Johannes Blaeu, 1646

BOWEN (EMANUEL) and THOMAS KITCHEN The Large English Atlas: Or, A New Set of Maps of All the Counties in England and Wales, Drawn from the Several Surveys which have been hitherto Published; Le grand atlas anglois: ou, nouveau recueil des cartes de toutes les provinces d'Angleterre et de la principauté de Galles, Robert Sayer, [1767?]

CHESHIRE SAXTON (CHRISTOPHER) Cestriae comitatus (romanis legionibus et colonys olim insignis) vera et absoluta effigies, 1577 [but 1579, or later]

COLTON (GEORGE WOOLWORTH) Colton's General Atlas... Accompanied by Descriptions, Geographical, Statistical and Historical by Richard Fisher, New York, J.H. Colton and Co., 1859

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