Lot 260: EARL BRASSEY (1836-1918). English yachtsman
October 29, 2016
Wells, ME, USA
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Description: (1OOth ANNIVERSARY PEACE BETWEEN U.S. - ENGLAND). THOMAS BRASSEY, first EARL BRASSEY (1836-1918). English yachtsman; financier and public servant; toured round the world in the yacht "Sunbeam"l (1876-1877); first produced Brassey's Naval Annual (1886); governor of Victoria (1895-1900). Autograph Manuscript Signed, 74 Parkham, December 16, 1912. 8vo. Heavily annotated. "The celebration of the hundredth anniversary of peace should call forth cordial sympathy among all English speaking people. Personally, I am profoundly interested, and am ready to help in securing a fitting recognition.''.
Condition Report: VG