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John Reade, 'the grand old man of Canadian letters'.] Autograph Letter Signed to Frederick M. Hopkins of New York, regarding his book of poems ['The Prophecy of Merlin and other Poems'].

John Reade (1837-1919), Irish-born Canadian journalist, essayist and poet, 'the grand old man of Canadian letters', literary editor of the Montreal Gazette

Editorial: 270 Laval Avenue Montreal Canada. 9 and 18 October, 1897
Librería: Richard M. Ford Ltd (London, Reino Unido)

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3pp., 12mo. Bifolium. In good condition, on aged paper, with a couple of short closed tears along creases. The body of the letter, written on 9 October 1897, reads: 'Dear Sir, | I have published only one small volume of verse which has long been out of print ['The Prophecy of Merlin and other Poems', published in 1870]. I will see if from some friend I can borrow a copy to send you. | I have written some occasional and other verse besides that of the little book, but for some years have done little expect writing for the press.' In a postscript of 18 October 1897, signed 'J. R.', he explains that he has delayed sending the letter until he had 'obtained the loan of a copy of my little book which I send'. N° de ref. de la librería 14874

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Título: John Reade, 'the grand old man of Canadian ...

Editorial: 270 Laval Avenue Montreal Canada. 9 and 18 October

Año de publicación: 1897

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

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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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