Sothebys: History in Manuscript: Letters and Documents from a Distinguished Collection - bidstart 4/4, L22424, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
04/13/2022 - 04/13/2022
Page Size: 158 items in 7 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Prince Albert

Prince Albert | Autograph letter signed, on his domestic life with Queen Victoria, to a cousin, 1843

1843GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 756.00
2Robert Aske

Robert Aske | Autograph letter signed, arranging his visit to the monastery of Watton in Yorkshire, 1536

1536GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00GBP 3,024.00
3Robert Baden-Powell

Robert Baden-Powell | Autograph letter signed, to George Kekevich, during the siege of Mafeking, 1899

1899GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,890.00
4Marshal Louis-Alexandre Berthier, Prince of Wagram & Neuchâtel

Marshal Berthier | Series of 68 letters and orders signed, mostly to the Duc de Bellune, on the war, 1813-14

1813-14GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00Not Sold
5Léon Blum

Léon Blum | Manuscript memorandum on the Munich Agreement, 1938

1938GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 5,040.00
6Leon Blum

Leon Blum | Autograph manuscript, entitled Autonomie et unite du Syndicalisme, 1946

1946GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 630.00
7Henry Saint-John, Viscount Bolingbroke

Henry St John, Viscount Bolingbroke | Autograph letter, unsigned, to George Lyttelton, 1740

1740GBP 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
8Henry St. John, Viscount Bolingbroke

Henry St. John, Viscount Bolingbroke | Autograph letter signed, to George Lyttelton, 1741

1741GBP 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
9Joseph-Napoléon Bonaparte

Joseph Bonaparte | Letter signed, to Joséphine Bonaparte, 1796

1796GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,890.00
10Joseph-Napoléon Bonaparte

Joseph Bonaparte | Autograph letter signed, to Empress Josephine, on the Battle of Austerlitz, 1805

1805GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,890.00
11Brendan Bracken

Brendan Bracken | Series of 127 letters to Lord Beaverbrook, on Churchill, British politics, and other subjects, 1925-58

1925-58GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 12,600.00
12Jacques Pierre Brissot (and others)

Jacques Pierre Brissot | Two autograph letters signed, with 16 other letters and documents, 1784-91

1784-91GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,890.00
13British Politics

British Politics | Two letters, by Neville Chamberlain and Frederick Lugard, 1929-32

1929-32GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 441.00
14Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

Edward Bulwer-Lytton | Two autograph letters signed, to W.H. Haggard, on the invasion of Afghanistan, 1878

1878GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,638.00
15Guy Burgess--Lenin

Guy Burgess | His annotated copy of Lenin on Britain, c.1959

c.1959GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 3,276.00
16William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley

William Cecil, Lord Burghley | Autograph letter signed, on the secret delivery of bullion, 1581

1581GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 3,528.00
17A. Campbell

A. Campbell | Autograph letter signed, on the death of Clive of India, 24 November 1774

1774GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 819.00
18Canada-Quebec

Canada | Letter reporting on the fall of Quebec, 1759

1759GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 882.00
19Caroline Of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Queen Of The United Kingdom

Caroline of Brunswick, Queen of the United Kingdom | Autograph letter signed, to Lucien Bonaparte, 1817

1817GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 441.00
20Jean Baptiste Carrier

Jean Baptiste Carrier | Document signed, with a group of other French Revolutionary documents, 1790s

1790sGBP 700.00 - 900.00GBP 882.00
21Catherine II, Empress of Russia

Catherine II, Empress of Russia | Autograph letter signed, to Alexei Orlov, on his defeat of the Turks, 1770

1770GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00GBP 6,300.00
22King Charles I

King Charles I | Document signed, ordering the arrest of the "Five Members" who had fled Parliament, 1642

1642GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 11,340.00
23China--Treaty of Tientsin

China--Treaty of Tiensin | Document outlining compensation to be paid by China, signed by the Earl of Elgin, 1858

1858GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 44,100.00
24Georges Clemenceau

Georges Clemenceau | Series of 81 letters to Admiral Frederick Maxse, 1882-99

1882-99GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00Not Sold
25William Cobbett

William Cobbett | Autograph letter signed, complaining about Yorkshire politics, 28 December 1832

1832GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 378.00
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