EXTREMELY-RARE DOCUMENT SIGNED BY KING HENRY VII — CHECKING THE ACCOUNT BALANCES OF THE ROYAL TREASURY, OVER 515 YEARS AGO
HENRY VII. (1457-1509). First Tudor King of England. Extremely-rare Manuscript Document Signed, as King, with his monogram ‘HR’, in Latin. “Bawetre [Bawrtry], 22nd year of Henry VII [1506-1507].
T.E. LAWRENCE — REFERRING TO THE FILM EVENT THAT MADE – “LAWRENCE OF ARABIA” A HOUSEHOLD NAME RECOGNIZED WORLD WIDE STATES: “I NEVER CARE WHAT PEOPLE SAY OF ME OR ABOUT ME, BUT I TRY NOT TO HELP THEM TO DO IT, AND I WILL NOT DO IT MYSELF. IT IS UNPLEASANT TO SEE ONE’S NAME IN PRINT — AND IN SPITE OF THE VERY NICE WAY LOWELL THOMAS DOES IT, I MUCH WISH HE HAD LEFT ME OUT OF HIS PALESTINE SHOW.”
LAWRENCE, T(HOMAS) E(DWARD) [LAWRENCE OF ARABIA]. (1888-1935). British adventurer, soldier and author. Choice Autograph Letter Signed, “T.E. Lawrence”. One full page, octavo. No place, December 5, 1919. Even toning, else fine condition.
A WONDERFULLY REVEALING LETTER FROM THE FUTURE KING EDWARD VIIIth
EDWARD VIII. (1894-1972). King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Emperor of India (January 20-December 11, 1936); later known as the Duke of Windsor; abdicated the British throne for: “the woman I love”. Lengthy, Autograph Letter Signed “Edward”, as Prince, to “Spencer”. May 1st, 1925. Revealing biographical content.
GEORGE V — ATTRACTIVE ALS AS KING
GEORGE V. (1865-1936). King of the United Kingdom and Emperor of India (1910-36). Autograph Letter Signed, “George R.I.”, on crested and imprinted Buckingham Palace stationery. Two pages [front and back], octavo. London, June 27, 1925. Excellent condition.
LONG LETTER FROM QUEEN MARY, CONSORT TO GEORGE V
MARY, PRINCESS. (1867-1953). Queen Consort of George V, Empress of Indian and Queen of Ireland. Autograph Letter Signed, “Mary,” on White Lodge Richmond Park black-bordered mourning stationary. Four pages, octavo. No place. February 4, 1892.
SIGNATURE OF ‘FREDERICK THE GREAT’ OF PRUSSIA
FREDERICK II, “THE GREAT” (1712-1786) King of Prussia, composer, musician, and military strategist. His diminutive signature: “Frederic” as cut from a document or letter.
THE FUTURE KING EDWARD VIII — PLANS ON ATTENDING THE CALEDONIAN DINNER WHILE AT OXFORD UNIVERSITY
EDWARD VIII. (1894-1972). King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Emperor of India (January 20-December 11, 1936); later known as the ‘Duke of Windsor’. Autograph Letter Signed “Edward”, as Prince of Wales, on Magdalen College, Oxford University imprinted stationary, To “Dear Stuart”. June 9th, 1913. One page, octavo.