one page, 4to, in ink with two revisions on lined paper, a 24-line poem about Scotland beginning: "Know ye the land of [?birch] & rowan, The land of strength & sturdy pride?..."; Corrected proof of the essay "Hesiod," for publication in the Fortnightly Review (May 1875, pp. 648-663), 16 pages, 8vo, stitched (loosening), with 12 corrections in ink by Symonds; Autograph letter signed to an unnamed editor, Davos Platz, Switzerland, 8 July 1891, 3 pages, 8vo, submitting "an article upon the absurdity of art guide books: it being a literal transcript from what really happened to me in the Scuola di San Marco at Venice," and remarking that he had not sent it to the Pall Mall Gazette, since he thought the article "would hurt the feelings of the Editor, as irreverent to Ruskin"; Autograph letter signed to "Dear Sir," Florence, 21 October 1891, 2 pages, 8vo, slight creasing, mentioning his work on Michelangelo (his Life appeared in 2 vols. in 1892), giving permission to use his ÿerses "Sleep baby Sleep!" for a magazine," and asking for a proof of the recipient's "design"; Autograph letter signed ("J.A. Symonds") to "Dear Mr. Curtis," n.p., n.d., one page, 8vo, arranging a dinner appointment--BROWN, HORATIO F. (friend and biographer of Symonds, historian of Venice, Uranian poet). Autograph letter signed to "Dear Countess Feodora Gleichen," Venice, 27 February 1895, 4 pages, 8vo, responding to her praise for his biography of Symonds (issued that year in 2 volumes): "...what I wanted was that my friend should be known and liked by as many people as possible, that he should live again in the hearts of those who sympathised with him and understood the meaning of his life...it is a very sad life..."; Autograph letter signed to Herbert Thompson (son of Sir Henry Thompson), Venice, 5 November 1899, 4 pages, 8vo, with envelope, discussing his travels in Italy and "our friend Heinemann...a born critic of a fine & acute quality..."; together 7 items. (7) " /> SYMONDS, JOHN ADDINGTON. Autograph manuscript of the poem (or translation of a poem) "Kent Ihr das Land...No. 60," n.p., n.d., <I>one page, 4to, in ink with two revisions on lined paper</I>, a 24-line poem about Scotland beginning: "Know ye the land of [?birch] & rowan, The land of strength & sturdy pride?..."; Corrected proof of the essay "Hesiod," for publication in the <I>Fortnightly Review</I> (May 1875, pp. 648-663), <I>16 pages, 8vo, stitched (loosening)</I>, with 12 corrections in ink by Symonds; Autograph letter signed to an unnamed editor, Davos Platz, Switzerland, 8 July 1891, <I>3 pages, 8vo</I>, submitting "an article upon the absurdity of art guide books: it being a literal transcript from what really happened to me in the Scuola di San Marco at Venice," and remarking that he had not sent it to the <I>Pall Mall Gazette</I>, since he thought the article "would hurt the feelings of the Editor, as irreverent to Ruskin"; Autograph letter signed to "Dear Sir," Florence, 21 October 1891, <I>2 pages, 8vo, slight creasing</I>, mentioning his work on Michelangelo (his <I>Life</I> appeared in 2 vols. in 1892), giving permission to use his ÿerses "Sleep baby Sleep!" for a magazine," and asking for a proof of the recipient's "design"; Autograph letter signed ("J.A. Symonds") to "Dear Mr. Curtis," n.p., n.d., <I>one page, 8vo</I>, arranging a dinner appointment--BROWN, HORATIO F. (friend and biographer of Symonds, historian of Venice, Uranian poet). Autograph letter signed to "Dear Countess Feodora Gleichen," Venice, 27 February 1895, <I>4 pages, 8vo</I>, responding to her praise for his biography of Symonds (issued that year in 2 volumes): "...what I wanted was that my friend should be known and liked by as many people as possible, that he should live again in the hearts of those who sympathised with him and understood the meaning of his life...it is a very sad life..."; Autograph letter signed to Herbert Thompson (son of Sir Henry Thompson), Venice, 5 November 1899, <I>4 pages, 8vo, with envelope</I>, discussing his travels in Italy and "our friend Heinemann...a born critic of a fine & acute quality..."; <I>together 7 items.</I> (7) | Christie's