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Chatto & Windus, London publishers.] Manuscript letter, signed on behalf of 'Chatto & Windus', to fellow London bookseller Philip Stephen King, declining the offer of a translation of Portuguese novelist Alexandre Herculano's 'O Monge de Cister'.

Chatto & Windus [P. S. King [Philip Stephen King] (1819-1908), London Parliamentary Bookseller of 12 Bridge St, Westminster and other addresses; Alexandre Herculano (1810-1877), Portuguese writer]

Editorial: On the firm's letterhead at the 'Office of Belgravia of the Gentleman's Magazine & of "Academy Notes" 74 & 75 Piccadilly London. 4 January, 1878
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2pp., 12mo. Bifolium. Tasteful letterhead including the firm's device within an oval, printed in sepia. In good condition: on aged and lightly-worn paper. King was the leading London parliamentary bookseller, and it is interesting to see him apparently offering a work of his own to other publishers. The letter reads: 'Dear Sir | We beg to acknowledge with thanks your offer of a translation of Herculano's "O Monge de Cister," which we much regret our inability to accept - our hands being very full just now, & all our arrangements for some time to come made. Translations, too, are very risky speculations. | Yours obedt | Chatto & Windus'. N° de ref. de la librería 13749

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Título: Chatto & Windus, London publishers.] ...

Editorial: On the firm's letterhead at the 'Office of Belgravia of the Gentleman's Magazine & of "Academy Notes" 74 & 75 Piccadilly London. 4 January

Año de publicación: 1878

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Private premises. Autographs, manuscripts and archives on any subject. Particular interest in publishing and bookselling history. Occasional catalogues. Company number: 03785276

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