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    Sale 5822

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including the Works of Charles Dickens

    1 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 68

    RUSKIN, John (1819-1900). Seven autograph letters signed, to F.M.T. Jones, Mrs Hewitt, Mrs Hibbert and unknown recipients, Brantwood, Corpus Christi College and n.p., 1873-1881 and n.d., on his own letters ('they seem to me very stupid & careless. Were I writing now, I should be more sparing of words'), on catching up with neglected correspondence ('I was not in town ... I should gladly have looked at the picture you speak of'), on domestic matters at Brantwood and on a codicil to a will, together approximately 7 pages, 8vo; with one envelope. (7)

    Price Realised  

    RUSKIN, John (1819-1900). Seven autograph letters signed, to F.M.T. Jones, Mrs Hewitt, Mrs Hibbert and unknown recipients, Brantwood, Corpus Christi College and n.p., 1873-1881 and n.d., on his own letters ('they seem to me very stupid & careless. Were I writing now, I should be more sparing of words'), on catching up with neglected correspondence ('I was not in town ... I should gladly have looked at the picture you speak of'), on domestic matters at Brantwood and on a codicil to a will, together approximately 7 pages, 8vo; with one envelope. (7)


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