Lot 1

Alken (Henry)

Autograph letter signed to J. Fuller, Highgate, asking him to send a quire of ‘super royal’ paper, ‘half hot press, half not’, adding ‘I have not any drawings by me or I should have sent them with the comp[limen]ts of the season to you all’, one page, 8vo, integral address leaf, 10 Jan 1845; Herring (John Frederick, Jr), autograph letter signed (‘J.F. Herring’) to [G. Smithers, fishmonger], thanking him for a basket of fish, ‘if we come up to the Boat Race I hope to shake a doddle (?) with you’, one page, laid down, 8vo, upper left corner torn, 15 Feb 1876; with an envelope addressed to the same, decorated with a drawing of three horses’ heads, laid down (3)

Estimate: £250-£350