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Gosse, Sir Edmund W. (1849-1928) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 August 1887.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
19
Sold for:
$37$30

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Gosse, Sir Edmund W. (1849-1928) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 August 1887. Folded wove bifolium with Board of Trade insignia, inscribed over three pages, with holograph envelope, to Jonathan K. Bangs, declining the request of a free poem, in part, "I cannot give away poems any more than I can give away money, and therefore I hope you will not think me unfriendly, but only straightforward, when I answer your civil inquiry by a negative"; 9 x 7 in.
Estimate $100-200


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Jonathan K. Bangs, Autograph, Gosse

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