[Earls of Kintore]. Autograph album.

[Keith Hall (Aberdeenshire), ca. 1848-1881].

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.


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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