Sophie Dupré - Travel and Exploration

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HASTINGS (Warren, 1732-1818, Governor-General of India)

Autograph Letter Signed to Sir William BEECHEY (1753-1839, Portrait Painter, R.A.) telling him that "With great reluctance I feel myself compelled to break my engagement with you for this morning, as I came home from a great feast at a late hour last night, and am not in a condition of health fit for a sitting; and I pray your forgiveness, I have resolved to prolong my departure another day ... & shall be much obliged if you will give me an hour for my last sitting in any portion of tomorrow ...", with a note in another hand that he was at an East India Company Dinner, 1 side 8vo., with integral autograph address leaf, Sunday Morning, July

Item Date:  1814
Stock No:  38820      £975

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HAYES (Isaac Israel, 1832-1881, Arctic Explorer, Physician and Politician)

Fine signature "I. I. Hayes" on a small card, 4" x 2½", no place, no date

Item Date:  0
Stock No:  39682      £225

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HEYERDAHL (Thor, 1914-2002, Norwegian Explorer)

Coloured Postcard Photograph signed on verso, titled 'Kon-Tiki Heading for Polynesia', showing the raft-ship under full sail in a gentle swell but leaning at quite an angle, with Heyerdahl in blue shorts sitting on the cross tree looking up at the very thin and flexible mast, 5¾" x 4", addressed by Heyerdahl on verso to Eric W. Drever in Glasgow from Italy, no date, circa faint partial impressions of post mark in portions of sky, a trifle worn at corners

Item Date:  1980
Stock No:  54387      £125

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HILLARY (Sir Edmund, 1919-2008, Mountaineer, Conqueror of Everest in 1953)

Fine Signature on a piece of headed paper from the Himalayan Trust with a vignette of Everest at the head, 1 side 4to., 278a Remeura Road, Auckland, New Zealand, no date

Item Date:  0
Stock No:  39913      £55

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HILLARY (Sir Edmund, 1919-2008, Mountaineer, Conqueror of Everest in 1953)

Colour photo signed showing him half length, full face, smiling broadly with his hands in the pocket of blue windsheeter, 6" x 4", no place, no date, circa

Item Date:  1980
Stock No:  39215      £125

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