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WILDE, Oscar (1854-1900). Autograph letter signed ('Oscar') to the actor Roland Atwood, 16 Tite Street, n.d. [envelope postmarked 25 June 1891], inviting him to dine and sending a necktie, 'in which I know you will look Greek and gracious -- I don't think it is too dark for you'; he has heard much of Atwood's Sylvius [in As You Like It], 'and how romantic it was, and how beautifully that rich musical voice of yours rendered the poetry and the passion of Shakespeare's verse ... Do stay in Town, and act for us'; a postscript asks 'Has Gerald Gurney forgiven me yet for talking to no one but you that afternoon? I suppose not. But who else was there for me to talk to?', 4 pages, 4to, bifolium; envelope.
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WILDE, Oscar (1854-1900). Autograph letter signed ('Oscar') to the actor Roland Atwood, 16 Tite Street, n.d. [envelope postmarked 25 June 1891], inviting him to dine and sending a necktie, 'in which I know you will look Greek and gracious -- I don't think it is too dark for you'; he has heard much of Atwood's Sylvius [in As You Like It], 'and how romantic it was, and how beautifully that rich musical voice of yours rendered the poetry and the passion of Shakespeare's verse ... Do stay in Town, and act for us'; a postscript asks 'Has Gerald Gurney forgiven me yet for talking to no one but you that afternoon? I suppose not. But who else was there for me to talk to?', 4 pages, 4to, bifolium; envelope.

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WILDE, Oscar (1854-1900). Autograph letter signed ('Oscar') to the actor Roland Atwood, 16 Tite Street, n.d. [envelope postmarked 25 June 1891], inviting him to dine and sending a necktie, 'in which I know you will look Greek and gracious -- I don't think it is too dark for you'; he has heard much of Atwood's Sylvius [in As You Like It], 'and how romantic it was, and how beautifully that rich musical voice of yours rendered the poetry and the passion of Shakespeare's verse ... Do stay in Town, and act for us'; a postscript asks 'Has Gerald Gurney forgiven me yet for talking to no one but you that afternoon? I suppose not. But who else was there for me to talk to?', 4 pages, 4to, bifolium; envelope.
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