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1908 Basil Gildersleeve Autograph Letter Signed

1908 Basil Gildersleeve Autograph Letter Signed
1908 Basil Gildersleeve Autograph Letter Signed

1908 Basil Gildersleeve Autograph Letter Signed



1908 Basil Gildersleeve Autograph Letter Signed


1908 Basil Gildersleeve Autograph Letter Signed   1908 Basil Gildersleeve Autograph Letter Signed

Basil Gildersleeve took some time on Christmas Day, 1908, to write to a "Miss Watson" of Washington D. " He goes on to object to the fact that she signed it from a "summer friend, before writing a bit about his Christmas -- his family is visiting, and he received a new book that he would like to pass on to her once he has read it. He also asks if she has read Valera's Pepita Jimenez , and offers his copy of that to her as well. He signs the letter Yours summer and winter, B. The letter is written on a sheet of stationery with Gildersleeve's "1002 Belvidere Terrace" address in Baltimore at the top.

The letter covers the first page in Gildersleeve's small script, and carries over onto the top half of page three. Pages two and four are blank. The paper measures 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" when it is unfolded.

The original transmittal envelope is also included, with a red two cent stamp and bold postmarks. He was a professor of Greek and Latin at the University of Virginia and, following his service in the American Civil War, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. He also created several valuable books for use in teaching classics to secondary school students. Condition : There is a piece of archival tape on the blank page two, reinforcing the horizontal fold line and repairing a tiny separation at the edge of the fold, and a similar piece on the blank page four. Someone has noted in light pencil that this is from Prof.

Otherwise in very good condition. A note about packing: Check our feedback. We take pride in our excellent packing. We double-box all fragile items to insure their safe journey through the postal system. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as "gifts" - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior.

The item "1908 Basil Gildersleeve Autograph Letter Signed" is in sale since Monday, March 30, 2015. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Other Collectible Autographs". The seller is "dholz" and is located in Cohoes, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Signed by: Basil Gildersleeve



1908 Basil Gildersleeve Autograph Letter Signed   1908 Basil Gildersleeve Autograph Letter Signed