Sale 167 Lot 109
An album of over fifty leaves of tipped-in letters, cut signatures, and carte-de-visite albumen prints of British Royalty and notable persona, mainly authors and scientists, from the mid-nineteenth century.
Contributors include Queen Victoria, Alfred Lord Tennyson, George IV, the Duke of Wellington, George Staunton, Baroness Orczy, Sir Walter Scott, Michael Faraday, William Gladstone, William Wilberforce, Alexis de Tocqueville, Cardinal John H. Newman, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and many others, the majority tipped onto album leaves. Folio, half morocco.
Estimate $ 800-1,200
Additional Names Include:
Mary Duchess of Gloucester, Fitzroy Somerset (Lord Balfour), Lewis
Morris, Louisa Queen of Sweden and Norway, Margaret Gatty, Harriet Martineau, Princess Elizabeth (daughter of George 3rd), Ada Cavendish, Jenny Goldschmidt, Robert Browning, Walter Tagore Landor, Miss Smedly, Edmund Yates, Ellen Terry, Father Ignatius, David Salomon (first Jewish lord mayor of London), Robert Bruce (Persian scholar), King William IV of London, William Faraday, Stepniack (Russian nihilist), Lewis Morris, Colin Campbell, Searles Wood, Agnes Strickland, Herbert Gladstone, Winchilsea, Justin McCarthy, George Newnes,