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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 378

    RUSKIN, John (1819-1900). Autograph letter signed ('J. Ruskin') to an unidentified recipient ('My dear Child', evidently a young woman), Brantwood, 1 April 1884, one page, 8vo, bifolium (minor spotting, short tear to right margin).

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    RUSKIN, John (1819-1900). Autograph letter signed ('J. Ruskin') to an unidentified recipient ('My dear Child', evidently a young woman), Brantwood, 1 April 1884, one page, 8vo, bifolium (minor spotting, short tear to right margin).

    ADVICE ON A MATTER OF THE HEART: 'You must tell me about your lover and yourself before I can help you. -- nearly everything will depend upon him, at first. -- but you must tell me if you are strong -- able for household work -- what you like doing, and reading, -- and give me some notice of what your house and income will be'.


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