[EUROPE, POLITICAL and MILITARY FIGURES]. A group of approximately 100 items, including autograph letters signed, letters signed, typed letters signed, documents signed, and cut signatures. V.p., v.d. Various sizes, condition varies.
Alexander, Grand Duke of Russia (Pamphlet signed, New York, 1849), George Carew, Earl of Totnes (DS, 27 March 1629), Julius Caesar, Master of the Robes to Elizabeth I (cut signature), William Cecil, Lord Burghley (cut signature), Charlotte, Princess of Russia (ALS, Charlottenburg, 12 December 83), Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (DS, with two DS signed by Francis, 2nd Earl of Godolphin), Randolph Churchill, Lord (cut signature), John Coke (DS, 1638), Jean Baptiste Colbert (DS, list of ships in a squadron) Duke of Devonshire (ALS signed "Devonshire" 12 December 1840), Eleanora d'Este (DS), Gerard Christophe Duroc, Duke of Friuli (ALS), Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz (LS to the Marchese Bentivoglio), Charles Gravier, Comte de Vergennes (ALS), Baron de Grimaldi, (LS, 14 April 1696), Duke de Guise (LS in Old French), [Marriage Contract], large 16th-century document, on vellum, "contraite de marriage des nobles...," Chretien Guilluame Malesherbes (LS), Grigori Potemkin (Printed document signed), Henry John Palmerston, Viscount, Prime Minister (LS with AL by Lady Palmerston), A.J. DE Richelieu, Duke and Cardinal (LS and secretarial letter), John Russell, Prime Minister (Envelope signed), Philippe-Henri de Sgur, Marshal (LS), Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Prigord (cut signature), Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford (DS) -- and 76 others. Together approx. 100 items. (100)