Lot 435: Beatrice

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2016-02-24 17:01:27

Lot 435: Beatrice: (1857-1944) British Princess, The Fifth Daughter & Youngest Child Of Queen Victoria And Prince Albert. A Charming, Early A.L.S., Beatrice, Seven Pages, 8Vo, Osborne, 29Th December 1868, To Mrs. Tylor, On Her Attractive Colour Printed Monogrammed Stationery. The Ten-Year-Old Princess Writes To Thank Her Correspondent For Some Presents, Remarking 'The Hood Will Be Very Useful. I Am Only Afraid Of Spoiling It, As It Is So Delicate. The Pretty Little Box With Bonbons Reminds Me Of Switzerland, Where I Was So Happy.' She Continues 'I Have Read The Little Book All Through And Find It Very Touching' And Concludes 'Charlotte Has Asked Me To Thank You In Her Name As She Had No Time To Write Herself. She Was Delighted With The Tea-Set, For She Had Not Got One Yet. I Am Very Sorry That She Is Gone, We Were Very Happy Together….' The Light Pencil Guide Lines Prepared For The Princess Can Still Be Seen In Places. Vg Princess Beatrice'S Correspondent Is Most Likely To Be Isabella Tylor (1822-1906) A Friend Of The British Royal Family And Husband (From 1850) Of Alfred Tylor (1824-1884) English Geologist. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction featuring The David Smith Collection & The Collection of a Gentleman March 2016 Saturday, 5th March 2016 Estimate: £200 - 300
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