London, South Kensington
30 November 2005
DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ('Lewis Carroll'). Autograph postcard (unsigned) to Edith Miller, n.p., n.d. [postmarked Oxford, 13 May 1887], IN MIRROR WRITING, in French, in violet ink, one page, oblong 8vo, autograph address panel.
A LOOKING-GLASS POSTCARD: 'Tell her not to be so greedy: for the winter, we need, perhaps, a woollen blanket: but for the summer, how can she ask for more than two blank sheets of paper ['deux feuilles blanches']? What I wish to know is your date of birth: I know the year, and the month, but not the day'.
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