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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 335

    YEATS, William Butler (1865-1939). Autograph letter signed ('W B Yeats') to C French, 18 Woburn Buildings, Euston Road, 1½ pages, 8vo, with envelope (some very slight spotting).

    Price Realised  

    YEATS, William Butler (1865-1939). Autograph letter signed ('W B Yeats') to C French, 18 Woburn Buildings, Euston Road, 1½ pages, 8vo, with envelope (some very slight spotting).

    On misunderstanding Miss Gyles' plans for a Paris trip. The letter is addressed to 'C French Esq' at the Herkomer School in Bushy, founded in 1883 by the artist Sir Hubert von Herkomer (1849-1914). Miss Gyles is presumably the artist Althea Gyles (1868-1949), known for her book cover designs and illustrations for Yeats' work.


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