Thu, 31st Mar 2022 13:00

Autographs & Memorabilia

  Lot 522

Autograph Collection.-Incl. Isambard Brunel

Autograph Collection.- Incl. Isambard Brunel

Group of letters by Isambard Kingdom Brunel (autograph letter mentioning his plans for the following day, two pages, 8vo, remnants of previous mount to top and vintage picture of Brunel affixed to top margin), Robert Stephenson (two letters, one autograph to John Lucas, sending a cheque for £300 and saying "I trust you will look after the engraving so that no great delay may take place for I am really anxious to see that picture transferred to copper", one page, 4to, 24 Great George Street, 27 February 1855; the other letter written by a secretary and signed by Stephenson, saying he won't be able to be with the recipient that evening, one page, 8vo, 34 Gloucester Square, 8 June 1859) and George Hudson (letter signed, saying "I have endeavoured to make as near as possible an apportionment of the expenses attending the late opposition of the Government Railway Bill", one page, uneven browning, large 4to, York, 15 August 1844) (4)

Sold for £938

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