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ALDRIDGE (Harold Edward James, b. 1918, Writer)

Autograph Letter Signed to Miss Cond, saying "How nice to hear from you again ... we always go off to the sun in the summer", but if they do come down to Devon "we''ll drop in ... The elder boy is 16, the younger 12. They havent been bitten with the writing bug, but they have both got our travelling bug ... I am writing a history of Cairo at the moment", 2 sides 8vo., 21 Kersley Street, Battersea, S.W.11, 5th May

Item Date:  1966
Stock No:  16672      £20

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ALEXANDER (Mrs Cecil Frances, neé Humphreys, 1818-1895, Hymn-writer and Poetess, wife of the Bishop of Derry)

Autograph Manuscript Signed with initials 'C.F.A.', titled "For Flower Sunday" being the 10-verse hymn 'For Flower Sunday' written in 1879 for the Flower Show at St Luke's Church Chelsea beginning with the lines: "Father of this fair Creation, / Dear redeemer of our race, / Thee, we praise in meek oblation, / Brightest things, in holiest place. / Thou hast touch'd the earth with beauty, / Spreading flowers beneath our feet, / Making beautiful our duty, / Making all our service sweet ..." the final verse is "So we bring our flowers, and leave them / For the sick child's lingering touch, / God regard them, Christ receive them / Thou, (not we) hast loved much ...", 2 pages (originally 4 separate pieces laid down together), annotated in another hand, no place,

Item Date:  1879
Stock No:  41438      £375

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ALISON (Sir Archibald, 1792-1867, Lawyer and Historian, from 1852 1st Bart.)

Autograph Letter Signed signed by him and by his daughter 'Ella F. Cutler Fergusson', to the latter's counsel Hamilton Pyper, recommending that "Rbt. Lauderdale Maitland of Eldon is the most suitable person as a next neighbour and old friend of her deceased Husband to be the factor loco tutoris to her son Robert", 2 sides 8vo., Possil House, Glasgow, 2nd December traces of mounting on blank verso of conjugate leaf

Item Date:  1859
Stock No:  12098      £20

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ALISON (Sir Archibald, 1792-1867, Scottish Lawyer and Historian)

Signature from a letter, circa

Item Date:  1860
Stock No:  53372      £10

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AMHERST OF HACKNEY (William Amherst Tyssen, 1835-1909, M.P., Landowner & Bibliophile, from 1892 1st Baron)

Autograph Letter in the third person to Messrs Menken, asking for "Worlidge Systema Agriculturae 1687" and "McDonald Complete Dictionary 1807" from their catalogue, and (on approval) "Evelyn Lady's Recreation", 1 side 8vo., Didlington Hall, Brandon, Norfolk, c.

Item Date:  1893
Stock No:  50110      £30

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