Lot 289 (The February Fine Art & Antiques Auction, 25th February 2021)

A late 19th century autograph book, containing numerous cards, letters and notes, all to the same recipient and largely from authors, actors, and actresses, as well as some artists, musicians, singers and senior clerical figures, to include: Henry Seton Merriman (pseudonm of Hugh Stowell Scott), actress Evelyn Millard, author Anthony Hope (Prisoner of Zenda), Ellaline Terris, actress and her husband Seymour Hicks, Ellen Terry, Madge Kendal, Isabel Bateman, Decima Moore, Johnston Forbes Robertson, J M Barrie, Harry Plunket Greene, cricketer Prince Ranjitsinhji, Stanley John Weyman (author), Evangeline Florence (soprano), Herman Vezin (American actor), Frank R Benson (actor), Arthur Quiller-Couch (author), Arthur Wing Pinero, Edward Burne Jones, Stanhope Forbes (artist), Edvard Grieg, William Terriss, Arthur Conan Doyle, Coulson Kernahan, Violet Vanbrugh. Gathered across 40 pages, to include some photographs, all addressed to a 'Miss Lockwood'.

Sold for £1,000


Condition report

Loose binding and wear throughout, signatures etc relatively well preserved. All items are glued in.

 

A late 19th century autograph book, containing numerous cards, letters and notes, all to the same recipient and largely from authors, actors, and actresses, as well as some artists, musicians, singers and senior clerical figures, to include: Henry Seton Merriman (pseudonm of Hugh Stowell Scott), actress Evelyn Millard, author Anthony Hope (Prisoner of Zenda), Ellaline Terris, actress and her husband Seymour Hicks, Ellen Terry, Madge Kendal, Isabel Bateman, Decima Moore, Johnston Forbes Robertson, J M Barrie, Harry Plunket Greene, cricketer Prince Ranjitsinhji, Stanley John Weyman (author), Evangeline Florence (soprano), Herman Vezin (American actor), Frank R Benson (actor), Arthur Quiller-Couch (author), Arthur Wing Pinero, Edward Burne Jones, Stanhope Forbes (artist), Edvard Grieg, William Terriss, Arthur Conan Doyle, Coulson Kernahan, Violet Vanbrugh. Gathered across 40 pages, to include some photographs, all addressed to a 'Miss Lockwood'.

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