Lot 47

Autograph Collection.- Sciences, Politics, Nobility

A collection of autographs, scrap signatures, newspaper clippings, photographs, typed cards and letters (signed and unsigned) by prominent engineers officers, scientists and physicians, including: T.M. Hardy, James Anderson, Sir Michael Seymour, Francis Trevelyan Buckland, Sir William F. Barrett, Thomas Graham, Robert Main, David Craigie MD; political personalities including R.A. Butler, Clementine Churchill, Winston Churchill (official unsigned, typed card ‘to express his regret that, owing to the large number of similar requests he receives, it is not possible to do as you ask’), George Canning, Lord and Lady Willingdon, Palmerston, Edward Heath, Manny Shinwell, Lord Home, R.D. Muldoon; aristocrats and important personalities including Lord Dunsany (wax seal with Hindu deity figure), Rev. Matthew Marsh, Sir Robert Peel, Marchioness of Exeter, Herbert Francis Eaton (3rd Baron Cheylesmore), 4th Marquis of Bath, Lord Albemarle, also envelope of the Scientific Exploration Society (the Zaire River Expedition, 1974-75); and others, v.s. (large quantity)

Estimate: £200-£300