Fine Books and Manuscripts

24 Jun 2015, starting at 11:00 BST with lot 1.

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TURING (ALAN) Autograph letter signed ("Alan Turing"), to Maria Greenbaum ("Dear Maria"), the eight-year-old daughter of his Jungian analyst, explaining with the aid of three diagrams the moves needed to play out successfully at solitaire, Hollymeade, Adlington Road, Wilmslow, despatch (Wilmslow) datestamp 10 July 1953, with enclosed diagram and envelope

TURING (ALAN) Autograph postcard signed ("Alan Turing"), to the Greenbaum family ("Frau Dr F.M. Greenbaum (und Kinder)"), sent from his Club Mediterranée holiday on Corfu, postmarked 23 July 1953

TURING (SARA) Six autograph letters signed ("E. Sara Turing", "Sara Turing" and "Sara"), to Hilla, widow of her son Alan's Jungian analyst Franz Greenbaum, Waterden Road, Guildford, 1964-1973

VESALIUS (ANDREAS) Anatomia, 2 parts in 1 vol., [Venice, Giovanni Antonio and Giacomo de Franceschis, 1604]

WATSON (JAMES D.) and FRANCIS H.C. CRICK Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids [offprint from: Nature, vol. 171, p.737-750, 25 April 1953], first edition, Fisher, Knight & Co. [for Macmillan], 1953

ELIOT (T.S.) Autograph letter signed ("TSE" [monogram]), to Lytton Strachey ("Dear Lytton"), about his poetry; 'THE TONE -- AND NOBODY CAN HELP ONE IN THE LEAST WITH THAT': T.S. ELIOT'S LONG-LOST LETTER TO LYTTON STRACHEY ON WRITING POETRY, 18 Crawford Mansions, 1 June 1919

ELIOT (T.S.) Autograph letter signed ("T.S.E."), to "Dear Lytton Strachey", inviting him to write, as lead author, for the Criterion, 10 December 1923

HERZEN (ALEXANDER) Autograph draft by Jane Maria Strachey of "The Tale of Two Shores", being her translation into English of Alexander Herzen's De l'autre rive

MALLORY (GEORGE LEIGH) Series of thirty-four autograph letters and cards, all but one signed, to Lytton Strachey; together with a black-edged memorial envelope with his name painted [by Dora Carrington], St John's Vicarage, Birkenhead, Pythagoras House and The Old Lodge Magdalene College, Cambridge, Charterhouse, Haileybury, Dartmouth, Camberley, Paris, Roquebrune, Valentia Harbour, and SS Sardinia nearing Colombo, 1909-1921

POUND (EZRA) Two typed letters signed ("Ezra Pound"), to Lytton Strachey ("Dear Lytton Strachey" and "Dear Strachey"), about Eminent Victorians: Holland Place Chambers, 12 July and 30 October 1918

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