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Autograph letter signed, 3pp, 23 Oct. 1833, to J. Mackinlay.
Autograph letter signed, 3pp, 23 Oct. 1833, to J. Mackinlay.

BAYLY, THOMAS HAYNES

Autograph letter signed, 3pp, 4to, 37 Grande Rue Boulogne [?] sur Mer, 23 Oct. 1833. A long letter to J. Mackinlay, c/o Messrs. Goulding & Co., urgently requesting that he communicate with Bayly about some manuscripts he had submitted for publication: "I write you once more in the hope of... more


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Autograph letter signed, 3 1/2pp, 31 July 1924.  To Mr. Wilson.
Autograph letter signed, 3 1/2pp, 31 July 1924. To Mr. Wilson.

BOTTOMLEY, GORDON

Autograph letter signed in the author's attractive hand, 3 1/2pp, 8vo, The Sheiling, Silverdale, nr. Carmforth, 31 July 1924. To Mr. Wilson, describing his recent visit to Scotland, discussing collectible editions of Bottomley's books, and listing the first editions of his own works which he would be willing to sell... more


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Autograph letter signed, one page, 21 November 1933. To the secretary of the Vaughan Players.

BOTTOMLEY, GORDON

Autograph letter signed, one page, 8vo, The Sheiling, Silverdale nr. Carnforth, Lancs., 21 November 1933. To the secretary of the Vaughan Players, replying: "I am much obliged by your . . . interest in my anologue 'A Parting.' I shall be pleased for your Company to use it at their... more


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Letter signed, 4pp., 10 July 1913. To Mr. [Edmund] Brown.

BOTTOMLEY, GORDON

Letter signed (text in the hand of an amanuensis), 4pp., 4to, on ruled paper, Well Knowe House, Cartinel by Carnforth, England, 10 July 1913. A good letter written to Mr. [Edmund] Brown of the Four Seas Company in Boston concerning the forthcoming publication of Bottomley's play, "Laodice & Danae": "I... more


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Carte-de-visite.

(DICKENS, CHARLES) (FECHTER, CHARLES ALBERT)

Carte-de-visite. A head-and-shoulders vignette showing the Fechter in 3/4 (left) profile. No photographer's information. "Fechter" has been written in pencil in the lower portion of the image. Some light soiling and with a few stains, else good.

Charles Albert Fechter (1822-1879); English actor and playwright. He became a close friend... more


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2 autograph letters signed, 2 1/2pp, to Malcolm Watson.

FARJEON, B.L.

2 autograph letters signed, 2 1/2pp, 8vo, 11 Lancaster Road, Belsize Park, one letter dated 26 July 1900. Both letters are to Malcolm Watson (Drama critic of The Daily Telegraph), and the first one reads: "Harry has been very busy on the accompanying couple of numbers and your libretto would... more


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Autograph letter signed, 2pp, 20 November 1892. To Loveday.

FARJEON, B.L.

Autograph letter signed, 2pp, 8vo, 196 Adelaide Road, South Hampstead, 20 November 1892. To Loveday, consoling him on the death of his mother: "... though the loss you have sustained could not, in the course of nature, have been entirely unexpected, you will nevertheless miss the lovely presence which was... more


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Autograph letter signed, one page, 4 January 1877. To Andrew Chatto.

HALLIDAY, ANDREW

Autograph letter signed, one page, 8vo, on printed letterhead of 74 St. Augustine's Road, N.W., 4 January 1877. To the publisher Andrew Chatto, informing him: ". . . you were yesterday unanimously elected a member of the Savage Club. Let me at the same time wish you a Happy New... more


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Autograph letter signed, one page, 8vo, 22 April 1876. To Miss La Clercq.

HALLIDAY, ANDREW

Autograph letter signed, one page, 8vo, 15 Camden Cottages NW, 22 April 1876. To a Miss La Clercq, concerning an unidentified work: "I have read the play, & I regret to say that any attempt to render it acceptable on the London stage is quite beyond my skill. I return... more


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Autograph inscription signed, one page, with a photo of Bessie Hatton.

HATTON, JOSEPH

Autograph inscription signed (and initialed; purple ink), one page, on a partially ruled and bordered 4to sheet presumably intended to be included an album, reading: "Very truly yours Joseph Hatton 'The menage of Spring is the menage of Love.' J.H. [with paraph] April 1901." Additionally inscribed in the same ink... more


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Autograph letter signed, in pencil, one page, 18 July 1897. To Mrs. Jackson.

HATTON, JOSEPH

Autograph letter signed, in pencil, one page, 8vo, Marine Villa, Swanage, Dorset, 18 July 1897, headed "Private." To Mrs. Jackson, explaining that he has been " . . . very ill -- all through the Jubilee -- am here invalided, but rapidly getting well," that he hopes " . .... more


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2 autograph letters signed, 2pp, 11 July 1942 and 6 October 1948. To Leonard [Lyons].

NATHAN, GEORGE JEAN

2 autograph letters signed ("George"), 2pp., 4to, on printed letterhead (decorated with a crest) of The Royalton, 44 West Forty-Fourth Street, New York, and on personal printed letterhead of the same address, 11 July 1942 and 6 October 1948, with one original holograph mailing envelope. To Leonard [Lyons], concerning the... more


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Autograph letter signed, 1 1/2pp, Thursday, no date. To Mrs. Wheeler.

PARDOE, JULIA.

Autograph letter signed, 1 1/2pp, 8vo, no place, Thursday, no date. To Mrs. Wheeler, thanking her for "Mr. Wheeler's obliging note. I should have done so on the instant had I not been so particularly engaged on business that I had given orders to be denied to everyone, by which... more


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2 ALsS and one APCS, 3pp, n.d. To James Knowles.

PHILLIPS, STEPHEN

2 autograph letters signed and one autograph postcard signed, 3pp, 8vo and oblong 12mo, Ashford, Middlesex, n.d. To James Knowles, editor of "The Nineteenth Century", on literary matters and the birth of Phillips' son. One of the letters refers to casting for Phillips' play, "Paolo and Francesca": " Alexander now... more


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Autograph letter signed, 2pp, no date. To Mrs. Strachey.

PHILLIPS, STEPHEN.

Autograph letter signed, 2pp, 8vo, Woodthorne Road, Ashford, Middlesex, no date. To Mrs. Strachey, writing that "It was a very great disappointment not to be able to come to you on Tuesday, but influenza is not to be played with, and at the last moment, feeling no better, I thought... more


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Autograph letter signed, 2pp, 81 April 1913. To Esme Percy.

PHILLIPS, STEPHEN.

Good autograph letter signed, 2pp, 8vo, on letterhead of The Poetry Review, Brook Street, Hastings, 1 April 1913. Phillips, for one of his plays, sets out his terms to Esme Percy: "I am so glad you are keen on 'Pietro' and want to do it because I shall get from... more


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2 typed letters signed and an autograph letter signed, 3pp. To C.T. O'Leary and A. Abbott Van Nostrand.
2 typed letters signed and an autograph letter signed, 3pp. To C.T. O'Leary and A. Abbott Van Nostrand.

SAROYAN, WILLIAM

2 typed letters signed (one apparently with a secretarial signature) and an autograph letter signed, 3pp, 4to, 1821 15th Avenue, San Francisco, California, n.p., and 171 Avenue Victor Hugo, Paris, 24 May 1950, 27 January 1952, and 18 June 1959. Business letters to C.T. O'Leary and A. Abbott Van Nostrand... more


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Autograph letter signed, 4pp, 25 May 1879. To J.R. Planche.

SKETCHLEY, ARTHUR (PSEUD. OF GEORGE ROSE)

Autograph letter signed ("George Rose"), 4pp, 8vo, on printed letterhead of 96, Gloucester Place, Portman Square, 25 May 1879. To friend and fellow dramatist J.R. Planche, bemoaning the reception of an unspecified production: "I . . . regret that you did not give the box to anyone who would have... more


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Original cabinet photograph.
Original cabinet photograph.

(THEATER)

Original cabinet photograph by Window & Grove, 63 Baker St, Portman Square, London, depicting the cast of the play, "Diplomacy," as performed at the Garrick Theatre in 1893. Pictured are Arthur Cecil (Baron Stein), Lady Monckton (Dora's Mother), Miss Olga Nethersole (Countess Zicka), Mr. Bancroft (Count Orloff), Mr. Hare (Henry... more


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Typed letter signed ("Bob Lee"), one page, 4to, on personal printed letterhead of "Lawrence and Lee", 4 October 1977. To [Abbott Van Nostrand, of the Samuel French Company].

(THEATER) (LAWRENCE AND LEE) LEE, ROBERT EDWIN

Typed letter signed ("Bob Lee"), one page, 4to, on personal printed letterhead of "Lawrence and Lee" which lists their plays, 15725 Royal Oak Road, Encino, CA, 4 October 1977. To "Dear Abbott" [Abbott Van Nostrand, of the Samuel French Company], sending personal greetings and writing concerning dramatic productions: ". .... more


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