ALFRED AUSTIN - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 02/26/1907 - HFSID 273088
Sale Price $288.00
The editor sends a note for a plant nursery (dated 1907).
Autograph note signed: "Alfred Austin", 1p, 4½x6½. Swinford Old Manor, Ashford, Kent, 1907 February 26. On embossed letterhead to unknown recipient. In full: "Please send me good plants of the list enclosed. The number of plants is marked on it." Handwritten postscript: "I send Postal order." Originally trained in the law, Alfred Austin (1835-1913), who later edited the "National Review", followed Lord Tennyson as Poet Laureate of England (1896-1913). Major themes in his poetry include a love of nature and strong patriotism. Austin had first came to prominence with The Season: A Satire (1861). In 1870, he wrote The Poetry of the Period, a criticism that attacked Tennyson and other poets of the day. Mid-horizontal fold at upper loops of the "A" and "l" in Alfred and the "A" and "t" of Austin. Slightly soiled, pencil erasures at lower margin. Overall, fine condition.
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