SIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/05/1911 - HFSID 73296
Sale Price $288.00
ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
The Oxford Book of English Verse anthologist sends his autograph to a fan in black ink
Autograph letter signed: "Arthur Quiller-Couch" in black ink. 1 page, 3¾x6. February 2, 1911. The Haven, Fowey, Cornwall, England. Addressed to Miss Marcia Gayle Fee. In full: "Dear Madam, I send you with pleasure the signature you require. Believe me, Faithfully yours". Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1863-1944) was a British writer who published most of his work under the title "Q", and is best known for his anthology Oxford Book of English Verse (1250-1900) (1900), and for his literary criticism, which guided many prominent authors of the day such as Helene Hanff and John Mortimer. His own works include fictions such as Dead Man's Rock (1887), The Blue Pavilons (1891), The Adventures of Harry Revel (1903) and True Tilda (1909), verse books Green Bays (1893) and Poems and Ballads (1896), plus multiple anthologies. Quiller-Couch was knighted in 1910, and in 1912 was appointed King Edward VII professor of English literature at Cambridge and simultaneous elected fellow of Jesus College. Normal mailing folds. Toned. Stains throughout. Creased throughout. Left edge frayed. Adhesive stains and slight tears on verso. Otherwise, fine condition.
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