Fine Books and Manuscripts

9 Nov 2016, starting at 13:00 GMT.

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CARPENTER (EDWARD) Homogenic Love... (Printed for Private Circulation Only), 1894; and others from the collection of Brian Reade (37)

CHURCHILL (WINSTON) The River War. An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION, Longmans, 1899

CHURCHILL (WINSTON) Autograph letter signed ("Winston S. Churchill"), to his cousin-in-law, the Duchess of Marlborough ("Dear Gladys"), assuring her that he has forwarded to Eustace Percy the memorandum she sent of the services of Mr Savill, Treasury Chambers, Whitehall, 28 April 1927

CHURCHILL (WINSTON) Typed letter signed ("Winston S. Churchill"), with autograph salutation and subscription, to Colonel E.B. Peacock, telling him how kind he was to send a copy of his charming letter to The Times, Chartwell, 23 December 1938; with the book and other ephemera

CHURCHILL (WINSTON) Photograph signed and dated ("Winston S. Churchill/ 1944") on mount, showing Churchill seated with his right arm resting on the edge of the Cabinet table, 1944

DOYLE (ARTHUR CONAN) Three autograph letters, two signed, one with signature removed, to "Dear Jessie", giving a lively account of his struggles to set up his medical practice in Southsea while at the same time trying to establish himself as an author, Bush Villas, Southsea, undated [1882-1890]

DULAC (EDMUND) QUILLER-COUCH (ARTHUR) The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales from the Old French, NUMBER 911 OF 1000 DE LUXE COPIES SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR, Hodder & Stoughton, [1910]

EINSTEIN (ALBERT) Typed letter signed ("A. Einstein"), to Heinz Niedermeier, in German, stating that he knows from the Gutmann family of their miserable situation and that he has written them a letter addressed to the French consulate at Vienna, Princeton, 2 November 1938

ELIOT (T.S.) Four Quartets, NUMBER 77 OF 290 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, [Verona, Officina Bodoni for Faber & Faber, 1960]

FLEMING (IAN) Typed letter signed ("Ian Fleming"), to Terence Furnell, of Maidstone, sending, for his confidential information, the bulletin recently placed on the notice board of the headquarters of the Secret Service near Regent's Park, Kemsley House, London, 18 June 1957

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