[Earls of Kintore].

[Earls of Kintore].

Autograph album. [Keith Hall (Aberdeenshire). Folio. 184 ff. with circa 280 entries, including mounted letters and cut-out signatures. Some entries written directly on album leaves. Silk endpapers, binding with gilt clasps and applied decoration, gilt title "Keith Hall", edges goffered and gilt.
$ 4,849 / 4.500 € (77374/BN49641)

Album kept by the Keith family, Earls of Kintore, signed by different personages from nobility and royalty of Great Britain and other countries, among them Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (1833-97), Francis Keith-Falconer, 8th Earl of Kintore (1828-80), Princess Victor of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1832-1912), Ranavalona II the Queen of Madagascar (1829-83), Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava (1826-1902) and his wife Georgiana Hamilton, Elizabeth Georgiana Campbell, Duchess of Argyll (1824-78), Cecilia Catherine Gordon-Lennox (1838-1910), Princess Edward of Saxe-Weimar (née Lady Augusta Katherine Gordon-Lennox; 1827-1904), Caroline Gordon-Lennox (née Paget), Duchess of Richmond and Lennox (1844-1934), Alice Shaw-Stewart (1863-1942), Hariot Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava (1843-1936), Sir James Falshaw, 1st Baronet (1810-89), etc.

There are also entries by artists, scientists, and theologians such as the Scottish scientist, writer, and polymath Mary Somerville (1780-1872), the famous French preacher and theologian Hyacinthe Loyson (1827-1912), the Polish operatic singer Édouard de Reszke (1853-1917), the writer Augustus Hare (1834-1903), the novelist William Hurrell Mallock (1849-1923), and the French author and journalist Max O'Rell (pen name of Léon Paul Bloue). - Some entries clipped..

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