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Faithfull, Emily   (1835-1895)
Faithfull, Emily English publisher, writer and feminist.
A very fine signature in black ink, cut from the bottom of a letter on a piece measuring 4" x 2.75".

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ref:8748  £18.00
Flynt, Larry   (1942- )
Flynt, Larry American publisher of the soft-porn magazine, Hustler, paralysed from the waite down due to injuries sustained in a 1978 assassination attempt.
A fine black and white 8" x 10" photograph, nicely signed in black ink across a clear area of the image.

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ref:4082  £20.00
Foyle, Christina   (1911-1999)
Foyle, Christina London's best known bookseller and the creator and hostess of Britain's most famous literary luncheon series.
A fine signature on an 8" x 4" piece cut from the bottom of a letter.

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ref:7821  £10.00
Fuchs, Vivian   (1908-1999)
Fuchs, Vivian

British polar explorer. A fine black and white 5.5" x 3.75" photograph, nicely signed in blue ink across a clear area of the image.

 


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ref:1332  £25.00
Geddes, Eric Campbell   (1875-1937)
Geddes, Eric Campbell Very important British logistics Minister during World War One, responsible for vastly increasing the production of guns, ammunition and explosives, making sure they got to the Front quickly, and doing the same for the production of merchant shipping. Lloyd George said of Geddes that he was "one of the most remarkable men which the State called to its aid “.
A very fine typed letter on an 8" x 10" sheet of headed notepaper (Sir Eric Geddes, St James's House, St James's Street, London SW1, 20th May 1932) to Sir Henry Page Croft (1881-1947), a decorated soldier and Conservative Party politician.

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ref:8978  £0.00
George IV, King   (1762- 1830)
George IV, King King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of Hanover from January 29th 1820; from 1811 until his accession he served as Prince Regent during his father's final mental illness.
A very fine signature in ink on a large piece cut from a document (about 8" x 3").

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ref:8891  £75.00
Grahame-White, Claude   (1879-1959)
Grahame-White, Claude Charismatic British pioneer aviator, much disliked by the Wright Brothers for his swagger, lifestyle and love of self-publicity.
A very fine vintage black and white postcard, showing the nonchalant, bow-tied young aviator in front of one of his aircraft. There's a fine signature in ink to the reverse.
The card has been sent through the postal system, and cancellation on the half-penny stamp is dated  November 27th, 1912.


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ref:8243  £40.00
Greville, Countess of Warwick, Frances (Darling Daisy)   (1861-1938)
Greville, Countess of Warwick, Frances (Darling Daisy) Extraordinary English society beauty and mistress to King Edward VII; known as "Daisy".
A fine signature in ink, cut from the bottom of a letter on a piece (4.75" x 3.25").

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ref:8742  £15.00
Harriman, W. Averell   (1891-1986)
Harriman, W. Averell American Democratic Party politician, businessman and diplomat, best remembered for his diplomatic missions during World War II.
A very fine black and white photograph (7" x 5"), nicely signed in dark blue ink to the lower white margin.

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ref:7460  £15.00
Harris, Lord   (1851-1932)
Harris, Lord British amateur cricketer, cricket administrator and politician; a good friend of W.G.Grace.
A short, but important, typed and ink-signed letter on a 10" x 8" sheet of headed notepaper (8 Old Jewry, London EC2. 22nd June, 1926) to the Chief Book Editor of publishers Cassell & Co in London.
Harris encloses his foreword to "Mr Noble's book".
Mr Noble was the great Australian cricketer Monty Noble (1873-1940), who in 1926 published a  very influential book on the sport of cricket, "The Game's the Thing". Its importance is shown by the fact that Lord Harris was persuaded to write a foreword to it.


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ref:8971  £40.00
Herbert, Sidney   (1810-1861)
Herbert, Sidney English statesman and a close ally and confidant of Florence Nightingale, whom he sent out to Scutari during the Crimean War.
A fine signature in black ink on an 8" x 3.25" piece cut from a military document.

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ref:8967  £18.00
Hesketh-Fleetwood, Peter   (1801-1866
Hesketh-Fleetwood, Peter English landowner, developer and Member of Parliament, who founded the town of Fleetwood, in Lancashire.
A fine Free Front (Preston, May six, 1835) to a Mrs Rushton in Uttoxexeter,  handwritten in ink and signed, as usual to the lower left corner. VERY RARE.

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ref:4950  £40.00
Hill, Graham   (1929-1975)
Hill, Graham British racing driver who was twice Formula One World Champion.
A very fine Embassy Racing colour photograph (6" x 4.25"). nicely signed and inscribed ("To James, Best Wishes, Graham Hill") in ink across the image.
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ref:10124  £150.00
Hunt, John   (1910-1998)
Hunt, John British military officer who is best known as the leader of the 1953 expedition that conquered Mount Everest.
A very fine casual colour photograph (5" x 3.25") of the older John Hunt, nicely signed in blue ink across a light area of the image.

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ref:8143  £25.00
Irving, Laurence (and Mabel)   (1871-1914)
Irving, Laurence (and Mabel) Heroic English actor, son of the great Henry Irving, who died trying to save his wife Mabel in the worst shipping disaster in Canadian history.
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very fine Rotary postcard showing Laurence and Mabel Irving together in Typhoon, the play in which they were appearing when they died in the Empress of Ireland disaster.Both have added a fine signature in dark blue ink across the image.VERY RARE.
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ref:8807  £30.00
Jacques, Serge   (1928- )
Jacques, Serge Legendary French pin-up photographer and publisher of the French soft-porn magazine "Paris-Hollywood",
A vintage signed black and white photograph (a little larger than 8" x 10") of one of his favourite pin-up models, Betty Mars, wearing nothing more than a pretty pout.

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ref:183  £125.00
Jenner, William   (1815-1898)
Jenner, William British physician, chiefly remembered for having discovered the difference between typhus and typhoid fever.
A fine ink signature and six lines of text, cut from the bottom of a letter, on a piece measuring 4.5" x 2.75".

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ref:7863  £15.00
Keeler, Christine   (1942- )
Keeler, Christine British model and call girl.
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very fine hardback first edition copy of her 2001 autobiography The Truth At Last (Sidgwick & Jackson), nicely signed in blue ink to the main title page.
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ref:9447  £125.00
Knox-Shaw, Harold   (1885-1970)
Knox-Shaw, Harold Eminent British astronomer, the first to photograph Halley's Comet in 1910.
A fine signature in ink, cut from the bottom of a letter, on a small piece measuring 2.25" x 0.75".

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ref:8848  £10.00
Lebrun, Albert   (1871-1950)
Lebrun, Albert French politician, president of France from 1932 to 1940; the last President of the Fourth Republic.
A fine card (4.5" x 3.5"), neatly signed and dated (May 4th, 1938) in black ink.

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ref:8389  £15.00
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