JUSTIN McCARTHY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/20/1902 - HFSID 73079
JUSTIN McCARTHY He obliges to write the introduction to William Makepeace Thackeray's The Irish Sketchbook Typed letter signed: "Justin McCarthy", 1 page, 8½x11. Westgate on Sea, Kent, England, 20 March 1902. To "F.G. Kitton, Esq.
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He obliges to write the introduction to William Makepeace Thackeray's The Irish Sketchbook
Typed letter signed: "Justin McCarthy", 1 page, 8½x11. Westgate on Sea, Kent, England, 20 March 1902. To "F.G. Kitton, Esq." in full: "I am much obliged by your letter of the 19th. just received, and shall be happy to undertake on the terms you mention the preparation of a critical essay as an introduction to 'The Irish Sketchbook.' Perhaps you will kindly let me known when the time is more nearly at hand at which you will require to have my manuscript. Very truly yours.". The Irish Sketch Book by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) was published in 1843. McCarthy's introduction appeared in later publications. Justin McCarthy (1830-1912), an Irish politician who advocated Home Rule as a Member of the British Parliament (1879-1900), was also a prolific journalist, novelist and historian. His most known works include A Fair Saxon (1873), Dear Lady Disdain (1875) and Miss Misanthrope (1878). He also co-authored three books with Rosa Campbell Praed, including their 1886 novel The Right Honourable. Creased and toned. Lightly soiled. Corners and edges worn. Otherwise, fine condition.
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