Wordsworth, William (1770-1850). Poet. Autograph Letter Signed. 1833

   1-side 8vo (14-lines) with postscript (4-lines). He writes: Accept my sincere thanks united with those of Mrs. Wordsworth for the trouble you have taken upon our Nephew's account and for your two kind letters. We are truly grateful for your zealous exertions on his behalf........... With kind remembrance to Mrs Dixon in which this we cordially unite. I remain my dear sir faithfully your much obliged WmWordsworth With 4-line postscript to the reverse. Tipped, by the bottom corners, to part of an album leaf; split on lower right corner just affecting the end of the signature but with no...

Benjamin West, Historical Painter, Autograph Signed Letter Dated August 7, 1802

   Benjamin West, historical painter to King George III, self autographed letter dated August 7, 1802. Benjamin West was an American-born painter of historical, religious, and mythological subjects. Who had a profound influence on the development of historical painting in Britain. He was historical painter to George III. One of the first American artists to win a wide reputation in Europe, Benjamin West exerted considerable influence on the development of art in the United States abandoning the tradition of painting people in Greek and Roman dress, the first major artist working in England ...

Russian Composer Nikolai Rimsky-korsakov Autograph, Handwritten Letter Signed

   Russian composer, and a member of the group of composers known as The Five - he was a master of orchestration. Autograph letter signed, two pages - on two adjoining sheets, 5,25 x 8 inch, St. Petersburg, 18/30.01.1900, in French, reply letter to an unnamed lady - saying that he is not travelling to Paris and mentioning the execution of his compositions at the `Concerts Populaires à Bruxelles`, written and signed in black ink "Nicolas Rimsky-Korsakow", with a central horizontal letter fold, and mild browning to the edges - in fine to very fine condition. Madame, en réponse à votre ...

Edgar Degas Autograph Letter Signed

   Edgar DEGAS (1834 - 1917) French painter. Important French painter and sculptor (18341917) regarded as one of the founders of Impressionism. ALS in French, signed Degas. 3 pages on 2 adjoining sheets, 4.5 x 7, no date. Letter to fellow painter Paul Mathey, referencing the famous art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel, in part (translated) : « They treat me at Durand Ruel and at your house too, my dear Mathey, as a spoiled old child. We all have to get older and go away, and I feel as if in a hurry in all things and impatient. I may show it too much. So thank you very much. You did not...

Horatio Nelson Partial Autograph Letter Signed Criticizes The Queen Of England

   Horatio Nelson (17581805) was a highly esteemed British admiral best known for his participation in the Napoleonic Wars, during which, in the Battle of Trafalgar, he lost his life. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY HORATIO NELSON CRITICIZING THE QUEEN OF ENGLAND. Partial autograph letter signed by Horatio Nelson Bronte clipped from a longer letter. The letter is two pages on one leaf, measures 7 by 4.5, and is in overall fine condition. Admiral Nelson criticizes Queen Charlotte of England: Do you ever hear from the Queen? I fear that she is a time serving woman, and cares for no one except ...

French Poet Charles Baudelaire Autograph, Handwritten Letter Signed

   French poet who also produced notable work as an essayist, art critic, and pioneering translator of Edgar Allan Poe. Baudelaire, with mild browning, three horizontal letter folds, and two areas of paper loss of the adjoining sheet (due to the opening of the fold by the recipient) - in fine condition. Le 4 décembre 1862, Cher Monsieur, Vous devinez qu`après la belle réception que m`a faite M. Chevalier, cet illustre inconnu, je suis peu tenté de remettre les pieds au Paÿs. Si le Paÿs a envie de l`article Salammbô, il le fera demander à Michel Lévy, chez qui je le déposerai. ...

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Writer Virginia Woolf Autograph Letter Signed & Mounted

   British writer, considered one of the most important modernist 20th-century authors and a pioneer in the use of stream of consciousness as a narrative device. Autograph letter signed, one page, 6,5 x 8 inch, `Travistock Square` letterhead, (London), 5.03.1934, to author and editor Logan Pearsall Smith - concerning a duty for the `BBC Comtee`, written and signed in dark ink "Virginia Woolf", attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with a photograph, shows Woolf in a close-up portrait (altogether 16,5 x 11,75 inch), with a central horizontal letter fold, and a filing hole to ...

Lucy Maud Montgomery Autograph Signed Letter (als) 1939 Anne Of Green Gables

   Lucy Maud Montgomery Autograph Signed Letter (ALS) 1939 Anne of Green Gables. Single sheet (7.5 X 14 inches) folded once horizontally to make the 4-page letter. Watermarks are on the images only, not the actual letter. Includes the original envelope, postmarked Sept 2 1939 Toronto, Ontario. No stamp affixed, but "6 CENTS DUE" stamped in purple ink and there's a slogan cancel for Canadian National Exhibition Toronto Aug 25-Sep. The return address on the first page of the letter is 210A Riverside Drive in Toronto. The letter is dated Sept 2/39 and the author thanks her "fan" for ...

Philosopher Voltaire Autograph, Handwritten Letter Signed

   French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher. Mon cher et aimable enfant, on dit que j`aurais bientot le plaisir de vous voir a colmar. Vous y consolerez comme a strasbourg un pauvre malade, et si l`amitie guerit vous ferez mon medecin. Le chevalier de Glinglin et moy sommes les malades les plus desesperez de la province. Je vous remercie tendrement des soins que vous voulez bien prendre de mon paques egare. J`ignore qui a aporte la malle chez moy. Il etais sans doute charge du petit ballot de leipzik. Je me flatte quil n`echapera pas a vos recherches... Jattends une grande...

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