Lot 258 (Fine Interiors (including Books) - Two Day Sale, 10th September 2019)
Sir Thomas & Lady Cullum: Large AUTOGRAPH ALBUM, consisting of c.160 mainly autograph letters Signed and addressed to them evenly and dating from the 1800s with a few from the 1700s. Highlights include: William M. Thackeray (8 letters to Lady Cullum); William Wilberforce (24 lines signed); Charles Babbage (July 1864); George V, last king of Bavaria (Dictated to Count Liusingen); George Barrow, 15 Nov 1851; Agnes Strickland, 1845 (7 Pages); Thomas Carlyle, 1847 (2 pages); Plus the following categories; Literature: James Hadfield, July 23, 1826 'Epitaph of my poor Jack Squirrell'; Augustus Sala, 1860 (letter written to W.M.Thackeray which Thackeray forwarded to Lady Cullum); John William Donaldson, (5 letters) 1844-49; T. J. Mathias, (3 letters), 1831-33; Edward Hogg; Anne Thackeray; W.S.Gilly, 1854; Sydney Morgan (Irish novelist); Mariana Starke (2 letters); SCIENCE: Sir J.F.W.Herschel, (2 letters), 1850 & 52; Sir James Simpson (2 letters); John Steven Henslow (Charles Darwin’s teacher and mentor); Adam Sedgwick (one of the founders of modern geology) 2pp, 1863; C. M. Clarke (surgeon); Richard Owen (2 letters); Art & Music: David Garrick (c18); Mme. Goldschmidt (Jenny Lind, the Swedish Nightingale); Isaac I Moscheles (composer; 2 musical notations, signed); Explorers: Charles Waterton (3 letters) Admiral Edward Vernon (1729); Dundonald (Admiral Thomas Cochrane); Henriette D’angeville (Mountaineer); Royalty, Statesmen, etc: John Lord Campbell; Bristol (Marquess?); Norfolk (1837); Henry lord Brougham; G. Garibaldi (Signature only); North (1853); Westbury; Etc. 4to. cont. half leather
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The auction details are as follows:
Auction: Fine Interiors (including Books) - Two Day Sale, 10th September 2019
6 September 2019, 9am - 5pm
8 September 2019, 10am - 1pm
9 September 2019, 9am - 5pm
10 September 2019, from 9am
11 September 2019, from 9am
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