Lot 209: Leatherbound autograph album, 95 pages, 8 x 9.75, circa 1870s-1880s, signed inside by over 250 individuals, most directly on the specially designed autograph pages with a few clipped and affixed, including: W. F. 'Buffalo Bill' Cody, scientist Michael Faraday, actress Sarah Bernhardt, Victorian actors Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, Madge Kendall, E. A. Sothern, and Lillie Langtry, soprano Adelina Patti, author-illustrator Kate Greenaway, Prime Minister Salisbury, novelist Walter Besant, actor Frank 'The Dead Shot' Frayne, as well as members of Parliament, religious leaders, composers, and members of the Japanese embassy. Some scattered foxing and toning throughout, and edgewear and scuffs to covers, otherwise fine condition. A very diverse collection with scores of interesting names.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs & Artifacts
Friday, 23rd October 2015
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