AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- A Collection of autograph letters on art, literature and theatre, also fragments and cut signatures, 18th-20th centuries, including letters by Charles DICKENS (AL in third person) to [Clara] Dixon, regretting that he could not respond to her application, ½ page, 8vo, Gad's Hill Place, 12 February 1864, with envelope); Karl Blind (2), Auguste de Kotzebue, A.W. Kinglake (6), Oliver Schreiner (3 pages, 4to, 1919), William Jerdan, R. Monchtow Milnes, C. Cowden Clarke, W. Harrison Ainsworth, Douglas Jerrold, Edmund Gosse (2), A.P. Herbert, J.B. Priestly, Roy Fuller, Laurie Lee, Walter de la Mare (3 typed letters signed), Frank Dicksee, Geroge Richmond (3), George Cruikshank, W.P.Frith (2), Lord Leighton (4), Herbert Herkomer (4), Alfred Gilbert (4), Frederick Sandys, Henry Moore (one autograph letter signed and one typed letter signed), Sydney Morgan (2), Mark Lemon, Gerald du Maurier, C.V. Stanford, Michael Tippett, Alec Guinness, Dorothy Sayers (postcard), also typed letters signed by Lawrence Olivier (2), Sybil Thorndike (3), L.B. Namier, and many others, altogether approximately 250 letters, also letters to Henry Graves (13), C. Reginald Grundy, as editor of the Connoisseur (approximately 100) and Lorna Collard (one packet). Together with a pencil-and-watercolour portrait (165 x 125mm) of a redheaded woman by Harald Melvill (1895-1977), signed and dated 1929.