Autograph letter signed, one page, 26 November, n.y. To an unidentified recipient.


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Autograph letter signed ("M. Betham-Edwards"), one page, measuring approximately 4 1/2" x 7", 4 East Parade, Hastings, 26 November, no year. To an unidentified recipient, gratefully enclosing a receipt [no longer present] and writing: "I am engaged upon an important literary work which will occupy me all winter, but if Mr Marcus Ward would like to make proposals to me in the spring for a Christmas Book, I might be able to write something that would make a figure among his children's books of the season." Lightly foxed and soiled; left edge rough; "thin" spots from removal of prior mounting on verso; else good.

Matilda Betham-Edwards (1836-1919); prolific English novelist, writer of children's books. (Item ID: 18916)

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