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SOLD BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTORS OF THE LATE CHARLES, 3RD BARON LYELL

Autograph album
COLLECTION OF C.83 LETTERS BY TURNER, RUSKIN, UGO FOSCOLO, MATTHEW ARNOLD, AND OTHER PAINTERS, SCULPTORS, ARCHITECTS, MUSICIANS, ACTORS, CIVIL ENGINEERS, AND POETS
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 6,875 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
369

SOLD BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTORS OF THE LATE CHARLES, 3RD BARON LYELL

Autograph album
COLLECTION OF C.83 LETTERS BY TURNER, RUSKIN, UGO FOSCOLO, MATTHEW ARNOLD, AND OTHER PAINTERS, SCULPTORS, ARCHITECTS, MUSICIANS, ACTORS, CIVIL ENGINEERS, AND POETS
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 6,875 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Autograph album
COLLECTION OF C.83 LETTERS BY TURNER, RUSKIN, UGO FOSCOLO, MATTHEW ARNOLD, AND OTHER PAINTERS, SCULPTORS, ARCHITECTS, MUSICIANS, ACTORS, CIVIL ENGINEERS, AND POETS
including autograph letters signed by J.M.W. Turner (sending an autograph), C.L. Eastlake (2, invitations, 1844-45), Sir William Boxall (4), John Ruskin (3, to Charles Lyell, including discussion of the landscape during a visit to Scotland, where "there is a strip of gneiss about a quarter of a mile wide .. weathered as it it had been a torrent for a thousand years", 7 pages, 8vo), Francis Chantrey, William Morris (1 page, 4 February 1892), Decimus Burton, Sir George Grove (3), Felix Mendelsohn Bartholdy (1 page, 17 April 1847), Fanny Kemble (3, 1864-85), Charles Kean, James Watt (1 page), the engineer James Nasmyth, (2) M.I. Brunel, Rider Haggard, Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell, J.M. Barrie, Matthew Arnold (to Lady Bunbury, explaining that he had not quoted his father when writing about Lord Falkland as "it is difficult for a son to quote his father", 4 pages, 8vo, 8 March 1877), William Cullen Bryant (autograph fair copy signed of his poem 'Our Fellow Worshippers', 2 pages, May 1876), Ugo Foscolo (two letters, to Leonard Horner, one incomplete the other with the signature clipped); with engraved or photographic portraits of each author laid down on the facing versos; foliated, 63 leaves, folio, red morocco, with a label on the upper cover ("G. Painters, Sculptors, Architects, Musicians, Actors, Civil Engineers, Poets"), and a label on the inner cover ("Leonard Lyell"); the album housed in a waxed linen bag
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