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Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell Auction Price Results

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Robert Baden-Powell (1857-1941) letter to a fellow officer, 1901

Lot 125: Robert Baden-Powell (1857-1941) letter to a fellow officer, 1901

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BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British

Lot 336: BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British

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Description: BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British Lieutenant General, founder of the Scout movement. A.L.S., R S S Baden Powell, two pages, 8vo, Princes Gate, London (although on the printed stationery of the Inspector General of the Forces, Horse Guards, Whitehall), 14th May 1907, to 'My dear Charlie'. Baden-Powell thanks his correspondent for their letter and explains that he hopes to be in town on the 27th June, 'if I am not in Norway - but it is a little uncertain' and also adding that the 11th July is not a certain date either. Together with Olave Baden-Powell (1889-1977) World Chief Guide, a major contributor to the Girl Guides movement. Wife of Robert Baden-Powell. T.L.S., Olave Baden-Powell, one page, 8vo, Melbourne, Australia, 25th November 1957, to Mr. Benson, on the printed stationery of the Menzies hotel. Baden-Powell thanks her correspondent for the warm welcome shown to her yesterday, continuing 'I count it as a very great privilege to have been allowed to come to speak in your Church....it was so very good of you to have encouraged the Guides....They certainly acquitted themselves well; and it will have given them great encouragement I am sure.' With blank integral leaf. Some very light, extremely minor age wear, otherwise VG, 2

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BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British

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Description: BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British Lieutenant General, founder of the Scout movement. T.L.S., Robert Baden-Powell, one page, 4to (neatly trimmed), Buckingham Palace Road, London, 22nd July 1929, to a gentleman, on the printed stationery of The Boy Scouts Association. Baden-Powell states that he has received his correspondent's kind letter and replies by sending his 'sincere thanks for the help which you are giving in connection with our Boy Scout Jamboree.' Some slight wear to the extreme edges of the letter, about VG

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BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British

Lot 873: BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British

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Description: BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British Lieutenant General, founder of the Scout movement. Vintage signed sepia postcard photograph of Baden-Powell in a head and shoulders pose wearing his military uniform. Signed in bold dark fountain pen ink to the image and dated 20th January 1908 in his hand. One heavy crease to the upper right corner, otherwise VG

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BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British

Lot 874: BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British

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Description: BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British Lieutenant General, founder of the Scout movement. A.L.S., R Baden-Powell, one page, 8vo, Princes Gate, London, 21st March 1903, to an unidentified correspondent, marked Private. Baden-Powell writes, in full, 'I much appreciate the tactful resume of my examination which the Press received from you.' With blank integral leaf. About EX

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ESPIONAGE - Robert BADEN-POWELL (1857-1941). The

Lot 30: ESPIONAGE - Robert BADEN-POWELL (1857-1941). The

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Description: ESPIONAGE - Robert BADEN-POWELL (1857-1941). The Adventures of a Spy ... Illustrated by the Author. London: C. Arthur Pearson, 1924. 8vo. Half title, illustrations, 4-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end (occasional light spotting). Original red pictorial cloth. Provenance: illegible signature dated 1931 on front free endpaper. New Edition. With 44 other books, most on espionage, including a defective first edition of the above work, Henri le Caron's Twenty-Five Years in The Secret Service (London, 1892), William Le Quex's The Invasion of 1910 with a Full Account of the Siege of London (London, 1906), John Price Jones's The German Spy in America ... with a Foreword by Theodore Roosevelt (London, 1917), Steinhauer's The Kaiser's Master Spy (London, 1930), Compton Mackenzie's Water on the Brain (London, 1933) and Marthe McKenna's I was a Spy! ... Foreword by the Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill (London, [n.d.]), most in original cloth, a few with dust-jackets. (45)

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Lot 48: GENERAL LORD BADEN-POWELL, ROBERT STEPHENSON SMYTH (1857-1941)

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Description: Self-Importance pencil signed in pencil on the lower right ("BadenPowell") unframed Paper size: 13 x 8in. (33 x 21cm.) With an autograph letter signed ("Robert Baden Powell") to Col. H. Marshall Hole, 1 p., 8, 18 November, 1925, on Pax Hill, Bentley, Hants. headed paper, "[enclosing] a subs n to the Memorial to Gen. Bodle". (2).

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Sir Robert Baden-Powell (1857-1941)

Lot 101: Sir Robert Baden-Powell (1857-1941)

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Description: Sir Robert Baden-Powell (1857-1941) The orphan, a deserted lion cub signed 'Baden-Powell' (lower right), and titled and inscribed 'THE ORPHAN a deserted lion cub Lord Baden Powell Pax Hill, Bentley, Hants' on a label attached to the backing boardpencil and watercolour on paper 9¾ x 13¾in. (24.8 x 35cm.)

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Lot 143: BADEN-POWELL, Robert, 1st Baron (1857-1941). Autograph letter signed, Ewhurst Place, Kent, 1 June 1915, at the time of the birth of his daughter, one page, 4to ; autograph note signed to the Scoutmaster, Stable Cross Scouts, 23 August 1913,

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Description: BADEN-POWELL, Robert, 1st Baron (1857-1941). Autograph letter signed, Ewhurst Place, Kent, 1 June 1915, at the time of the birth of his daughter, one page, 4to; autograph note signed to the Scoutmaster, Stable Cross Scouts, 23 August 1913, enclosing a bill for the troop's equipment for which Baden-Powell has advanced the money, 'This should eventually be repaid by the troop by earning money for jobs and by theatricals, concerts, rummage sales...' one page, 12mo; typed letter signed to Mrs Edwards, The Boy Scouts Association, London, 6 August 1918, a letter of condolence, 1 page, 4to; and autograph envelope. Together with: Olave BADEN-POWELL, four autograph letters signed, to Scouts, Scoutmasters and Mr Edwards, Gray Rigg, Dorset and Ewhurst Place, Sussex, 16 February 1914 and [n.d.], together 12 pages, 8vo.Robert Baden-Powell founded the Boys Scouts in 1908, and from then on was heavily involved in the movement. He had met Olave St Clair Soames, thirty-two years his junior, on the ocean liner Arcadian in 1912, and their swift engagement caused a public sensation. (9)

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Lot 176: SCOUTING -- BADEN-POWELL, Robert S.S. (1857-1941). Sketches in Mafeking & East Africa . London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1907. Oblong 4° (235 x 310mm). Illustrations throughout. Original brown cloth, edges gilt (extremities lightly rubbed,

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Description: SCOUTING -- BADEN-POWELL, Robert S.S. (1857-1941). Sketches in Mafeking & East Africa. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1907. Oblong 4° (235 x 310mm). Illustrations throughout. Original brown cloth, edges gilt (extremities lightly rubbed, endpapers lightly browned). Provenance: R. Gough (inscription from the author, dated Dec 1924) -- The Scouting Museum, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts (bookplate) -- Boston University (booklabel; this last provenance for all items in this lot, deaccession letter provided). FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR.BADEN-POWELL, Olave. Guide Links. London: C. Arthur Pearson, 1936. 8° (185 x 125mm). Original orange cloth, original dust-jacket (small chips). Provenance: 'Alice' (inscription from the author) -- St. James Library, West Malvern. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR.With: The Scout. Issues 1-78. April 1908-October 1909, in three cloth vols; Yarns for Boy Scouts Told Round the Camp Fire, London, 1909, in original wrappers; The Jamboree Book 1920; The Imperial Jamboree 1924; The World Jamboree 1929; and 8 related others. (17)

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Lot 191: BADEN-POWELL, of Gilwell, Robert S. S. 1st Baron (1857-1941) -- Claude FISHER. The World Jamboree. The Quest of the Golden Arrow ... with a Foreword by Lord Baden-Powell ... Third Edition. London: The Boy Scouts Association, 1929. 4° (247 x

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Description: BADEN-POWELL, of Gilwell, Robert S. S. 1st Baron (1857-1941) -- Claude FISHER. The World Jamboree. The Quest of the Golden Arrow ... with a Foreword by Lord Baden-Powell ... Third Edition. London: The Boy Scouts Association, 1929. 4° (247 x 187mm). Half title, half tone illustrations. Original coloured pictorial cloth-covered boards (small piece torn away from foot of spine). PRESENTATION COPY, the half title inscribed, "With best wishes Baden Powell of Gilwell, 1930," and further inscribed on the verso of the half title, "Denis Williams, with good wishes and grateful thanks for his photographs herein. From Claude Fisher, Christmas 1929."

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Lot 226: BADEN-POWELL of Gilwell, Robert S. S. Baden-Powell, 1st Baron (1857-1941), founder of the Boy Scouts . Typed postcard signed ("Robert Baden-Powell") to Paul Preston, 21 November 1922. 1 page, an oblong, double-matted and framed with a portrait.

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Description: BADEN-POWELL of Gilwell, Robert S. S. Baden-Powell, 1st Baron (1857-1941), founder of the Boy Scouts . Typed postcard signed ("Robert Baden-Powell") to Paul Preston, 21 November 1922. 1 page, an oblong, double-matted and framed with a portrait. A stirring statement from the founder of the Boy Scouts, penned three years after the end of World War I: "My best wish for myself, for my country, and for the world is that more patriotic men should come and join those who are developing the Boy Scout movement to ensure Peace and Goodwill over the world."

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Baden-Powell (Robert, 1857-1941). Full-length

Lot 284: Baden-Powell (Robert, 1857-1941). Full-length

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Description: Baden-Powell (Robert, 1857-1941). Full-length portrait of Baden-Powell and his wife in scouting and guide uniforms, c. 1936, vintage sepia-toned gelatin silver print on card mount, 16 x 11.5cm, signed by both subjects in blue ink to mount beneath ÔBaden-Powell of Gilwell' and ÔOlave Baden-Powell', dated 1936, together with a Baden-Powell family printed Christmas card for 1936, with a scouting illustration after a drawing by Baden-Powell, 18.5 x 12cm. (2)

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Lot 307: BADEN-POWELL, of Gilwell, Robert S. S. 1st Baron (1857-1941) -- Claude FISHER. The World

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Description: BADEN-POWELL, of Gilwell, Robert S. S. 1st Baron (1857-1941) -- Claude FISHER. The World Jamboree. The Quest of the Golden Arrow... with a Foreword by Lord Baden-Powell... Third Edition. London: The Boy Scouts Association, 1929. 4° (247 x 187mm). Half title, half tone illustrations. Original coloured pictorial cloth-covered boards (small piece torn away from foot of spine). PRESENTATION COPY, the half title inscribed, "With best wishes Baden Powell of Gilwell, 1930," and further inscribed on the verso of the half title, "Denis Williams, with good wishes and grateful thanks for his photographs herein. From Claude Fisher, Christmas 1929."

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Lot 332: Baden-Powell (Lord Robert, 1857-1941). Orig. pen

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Description: Baden-Powell (Lord Robert, 1857-1941). Orig. pen and ink and watercolour drawing, signed 'Robert Baden-Powell', n.d., c. 1920s, depicting an idyll of worldly harmony, with a hand-holding chain of boy scout and girl guide leaders and children, plus a mallard, monkey, rabbit, kangaroo and African native, the scout and guide leader sitting on a log in the foreground jointly holding a small cherub-like child and looking over their shoulders through a three-leafed clover to a scene of woodland, rocky coast and sea with blue and white sky and a rainbow, a few stars and birds decorating the top, a little dust soiled, pin holes to extrems., and a few short closed marginal tears, pubs. pencil marks to verso, 254 x 320 mm. An accomplished drawing which was probably used for one of the scouting publications. This item and the accompanying lot of photographs come from the Estate of Mrs Rebecca 'Beccy' Manser, Guide Commissioner for Bournemouth, which was considered a show division to which visitors from abroad were directed if they wished to see the best of British Guiding. Mrs Manser became a friend of the Baden-Powells and especially of Olave, Lady Baden-Powell, who, like Mrs Manser had lived in Parkstone, Dorset. Mrs Manser died in 1969. (1)

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Baden-Powell (Lord Robert, 1857-1941). Autograph

Lot 341: Baden-Powell (Lord Robert, 1857-1941). Autograph

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Description: Baden-Powell (Lord Robert, 1857-1941). Autograph letter signed, 'R.S.S. Baden-Powell', Groote Schuur, Rondebosch, Near Cape Town, 21 September 1900, to Arthur Shears, 'Allow me through you to thank the people of Littlehampton for their liberal donation towards the Mafeking Relief Fund. It has done great good in helping to relieve the sufferers by the Siege', 1 p. on printed letterhead, paper with horizontal centrefold crease and uniform toning, framed and glazed, the carved wooden frame with a relief portrait of Baden-Powell and monogram at head and 'Defender of Mafeking' within scroll at foot, crossed rifle and sword to left and right border and ornamental foliage to corners and upper border. Groote Schuur, now a museum, was then the home of the businessman and former prime minister of Cape Colony Cecil Rhodes. (1) Please Note: Buyer's Premium for this lot is 23.40%

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Baden-Powell (Lord Robert, 1857-1941). Black and

Lot 371: Baden-Powell (Lord Robert, 1857-1941). Black and

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Description: Baden-Powell (Lord Robert, 1857-1941). Black and white photograph signed, 'Baden-Powell of Gilwell, 1929', a half length portrait of Baden-Powell in scouting uniform and clasping a walking stick, a few minor marks and signature a little faded, 240 x 185 mm, in leather desk-frame, together with four photographs of his wife, Olave, one photo showing her half length holding a violin, tarnished at edges, 145 x 185 mm, signed and inscribed on mount beneath, 'To "Bechie" with love from Olave Baden-Powell', framed and glazed in leather desk frame (glass cracked), the second photo of her younger self signed 'Olave', 135 x 90 mm, contained in a limp leather photo wallet with buckle stud, sl. rubbed and soiled, plus two smaller photos of her in girl guides uniform, one signed by the photographer Walder in pencil on the mount, the other a real photo postcard showing her full length in front of a tent with two young girl guides looking on from behind (5)

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Baden-Powell (Lord Robert, 1857-1941). Orig. pen

Lot 372: Baden-Powell (Lord Robert, 1857-1941). Orig. pen

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Description: Baden-Powell (Lord Robert, 1857-1941). Orig. pen and ink and watercolour drawing, signed 'Robert Baden-Powell', n.d., c. 1920s, depicting an idyll of worldly harmony, with a hand-holding chain of boy scout and girl guide leaders and children, plus a mallard, monkey, rabbit, kangaroo and African native, the scout and guide leader sitting on a log in the foreground jointly holding a small cherub-like child and looking over their shoulders through a three-leafed clover to a scene of woodland, rocky coast and sea with blue and white sky and a rainbow, a few stars and birds decorating the top, a little dust soiled, pin holes to extrems., and a few short closed marginal tears, pubs. pencil marks to verso, 254 x 320 mm An accomplished drawing which was probably used for one of the scouting publications. This item and the accompanying lot of photographs come from the Estate of Mrs Rebecca "Beccy" Manser, Guide Commissioner for Bournemouth, which was considered a show division to which visitors from abroad we directed if they wished to see the best of British Guiding. Mrs Manser became a friend of the Baden-Powells and especially of Olave, Lady Baden-Powell, who, like Mrs Manser had lived in Parkstone, Dorset. Mrs Manser died in 1969. (1)

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Lot 373: Baden-Powell (Lord Robert, 1857-1941). A scrap

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Description: Baden-Powell (Lord Robert, 1857-1941). A scrap album entitled Scouting Memories, compiled by Ian S. Pullinger, 1949, twenty handwritten pages at front, thirty leaves of cuttings, programmes, memos, postcards, photos, and other related scouting memorabilia sellotaped at rear, the majority of items with pad tape stains to margins, compiler's signed presentation inscription to Loughborough and District Boy Scouts Association, 10th June 1954, orig. green half morocco gilt in cloth slipcase, a little rubbed and soiled, 4to, loosely inserted are a small notebook of autographs of Robert Baden-Powell, Olave Baden-Powell, plus approx. thirty-two other signatures on eight leaves of Guide leaders of the world and the first Girl Guide, orig. stapled paper wrappers with a note indicating that this was presented anonymously to Ian Pullinger, some soiling and wear, slim small 4to, plus an autograph letter signed from Lord Baden-Powell, Pretoria, 17th October 1900, 'Dear Downe, I will see what can be done for Stops - but there are already nearly three thousand applications for my 250 commissions! So that you'll have to have very good qualifications to get in. I don't think the Boers will quieten down til we get the Constabulary out among them. Hoping you are fit & well, and with the best regards to all', some soiling and creasing, 2 pp., oblong 8vo, together with a bound collection of The Fox, published Leicestershire Boy Scout Council, new series, nos. 1-32, 1947-56, browned without wrappers, an orig. rough pencil sketch of the magazine banner by the artist Will Bond laid-in at front, presentation copy from Ian Pullinger, to T.M. Ll. Walters (Deputy County Commissioner), contemp. cloth gilt, 4to (4)

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Autographs: BADEN-POWELL ROBERT, (1857-1941)

Lot 536: Autographs: BADEN-POWELL ROBERT, (1857-1941)

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Description: Autographs: BADEN-POWELL ROBERT, (1857-1941) British Lieutenant General, founder of the Scout Movement. Vintage signed 7 x 9.5 photograph depicting Baden-Powell seated in a three quarter length pose wearing his Chief Scouts uniform. He rests his hands on a walking cane and turns his head to look away from the camera. Photograph by Swaine of New Bond Street. Signed ('Robert Baden Powell') with his name alone to the base of the image, largely across a dark area although reasonably legible. Some very slight silvering to the extreme edges of the image, about VG

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Lot 620: ROBERT BADEN-POWELL (1857 - 1941) English soldier and the savior of

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Description: Mafeking who later founded the Boy Scouts. Fine and rare oversize S.P. 10" x 13 1/2" color, a retouched chest, up portrait of Baden Powell boldly signed at bottom. Light, even toning, mounted, very good.

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BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British

Lot 689: BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British

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Description: BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British Lieutenant General, founder of the Scout movement. D.S., Baden Powell of Gilwell, as Chief Scout, one page, oblong folio, Gilwell Park, August 1938. The green printed document is a Course Certificate, number 43, presented to an unidentified Scout for their participation in a Training Course for Scouters at Roe Wen, North Wales, 23rd July - 28th August 1938. The certificate has a green printed border of a rope with an axe and log at the base. Matted in ivory to an overall size of 13 x 12. VG

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AUTOGRAPHS: BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941)

Lot 830: AUTOGRAPHS: BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941)

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Description: AUTOGRAPHS: BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British Lieutenant General, founder of the Scout movement. Autograph Manuscript Signed, with his initials BP, two pages, 4to, n.p. (Kenya), n.d. (1939). The manuscript, titled Summary of Lord B-P's case, is a medical diagnosis, in part, 'My reason for being in Kenya is, on doctor's advice, to avoid work owing to "tired heart". My scalp has had a skin ailment for the past two years, resulting from an abrasion through entering a low roofed car. Left leg has suffered from irritant sore spots for the past 18 months. Before leaving England 28 Oct 38 Dr. H. Davis applied X Rays to these, and also Radium to my R. eye....4 March Eczema showed itself on back and right arm. Since then it has developed on both hands and arms....Last week the irritation in both arms and leg was very great: both hands inflamed and oozing....The application of...ointment has had a soothing effect on the hands and arms, and curative effect on the scalp....In other respects I am in good health and the heart seems in good order.' Some light age wear at the folds, about VG Baden-Powell lived his last years in Nyeri, Kenya, where he died and was buried in 1941.

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BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British

Lot 909: BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British

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Description: BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British Lieutenant General who, in 1899 during the Second Boer War in South Africa, successfully defended the city in the Siege of Mafeking. Later Baden-Powell founded the Scout Movement. Rare, original bold pen and ink drawing of a pig signed by Baden-Powell, one page, oblong 8vo, n.p., 27th October 1900. The well executed drawing, made while blindfolded, has been signed by Baden-Powell in bold black ink, adding the date beneath his signature. Originally from the noted collection of Ray Rawlins and bearing his small circular collection stamp to the verso. The drawing and signature are reproduced in his book The Guinness Book of World Autographs. A rare and attractive example of Baden-Powell's signature, dated just a few months after the Siege of Mafeking ended in May 1900. A couple of stray ink blots, about VG The Siege (or Relief) of Mafeking took place over 217 days from October 1899 to May 1900 and is regarded as the most famous British action during the Second Boer War, a crushing defeat for the Boers. It resulted in Baden-Powell becoming a national hero.

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BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British

Lot 959: BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British

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Description: BADEN-POWELL ROBERT: (1857-1941) British Lieutenant General, founder of the Scout movement. Autograph statement signed, Robert Baden-Powell, one page, oblong 8vo, n.p., n.d. In bold dark fountain pen ink Baden-Powell has penned, in full, 'I hope you won't become an autograph collector - it is a waste of time, doing no good to anybody'. Some light red staining, not affecting the text or signature, G

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Lot 2449: ROBERT BADEN-POWELL (1857 - 1941)

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Description: English soldier and the savior of Mafeking who later founded the Boy Scouts. Fine content A.L.S. 1p. 8vo., "Government House, Surrey", June 27, 1905 to a Mr. Brooks in full: "I am much obliged to you for your interesting letter describing how the news of the relief of Mafeking was received at P. M. I am sending back the portrait signed as requested and mounted. Your truly, R. Baden Powell". Lightly toned, mounted and matted.

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