Fine Books and Manuscripts

15 Sep 2021, starting at 13:00 BST .

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CHURCHILL (WINSTON) Typed letter signed ("Winston S. Churchill") to Sir Frederick Ponsonby ("My dear Fritz"), S.S. Empress of Australia, 8 August 1929

POMPONAZZI (PIETRO) Opera, Basel, Henricus Petri, [1567]

SUN YAT-SEN Autograph letter signed ("Yours very sincerely/ Sun Yat Sen) to Mabel Cantlie ("My Dear Mrs Cantlie"), in English, 26 Reinanzaka, Tokyo, 17 March 1914

SUN YAT-SEN Autograph letter signed ("Very truly yours/ "Y.S. Sun") to "My dear Dr. & Mrs Cantlie", 'On board R.M.S. "Adriatic"'[printed], 8 November 1911

DE WIT (FREDERICK) Atlas, Amsterdam, Frederick de Wit, [c.1688]

HATTON (SIR CHRISTOPHER) Indenture signed ("Chr. Hatton"), concerning the granting of lands at Meaux Abbey, Yorkshire to Lancelot Alford, of Beverley, docketted, 5 October 1586

ORIGINAL ARTWORK YUNGE-BATEMAN (JOHN) Three large illustrations of insects (Ruby Tail Wasp; Icheumon wasp; ?purple winged damselflies on a yellow lily), [?1950s/early 60s] (4)

MOORE (HENRY) Autograph letter signed ("Henry Moore") to art dealer and collector George Dix ("Dear George"), October 1945

WORLD WAR I 'Letters from Eric Travis Townsend, Captain 1/5th Highland Light Infantry. Gallipoli, Egypt & Palestine. 1915-16-17', [1921] (3)

WORLD WAR I DAMAN (GEOFFREY WINDEATT, "Killed in Action in France on May 24th 1915") A Few Verses, FIRST EDITIONS, 8vo (6)

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