FIRBANK, Ronald. A collection of c.310 autograph letters signed (‘Artie’) to his mother, Lady Harriet Firbank (‘Darling Baba’), 1898 – 1924, including his earliest surviving letter, October 1898, mentioning ‘this piece of poetary I have written for you’ [presumably The Fairies Wood], 265 of these published, a further 47 items unpublished, including a concentration of 20 letters sent from Italy, July – August 1914, just before the outbreak of war. Published in Letters to His Mother 1920-1924, ed. Hobson, 2001. In four half black morocco boxes.