Autograph Letter Signed, Merton College, Oxford [England], January 20, 1937

NP, 1937. Trade Paperback. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall (tall thin). / No Jacket. Item #L054914

1 page (1 leaf; recto only). Letter on Merton College letterhead to Argus Bookshop owner and publisher Ben Abramson: 'Dear Mr Abramson -- I am sorry I don't know the answer to your question about Galsworthy & 'Great Stories of the War'. The compilation was not in my hands ... If you send me a number of 'Reading & Collecting' I shall be grateful. Yours sincerely, E Blunden.' Slight horizontal crease to midsection; slight browning to edges; with holograph addressed envelope (with cancelled stamp) present. Blunden (1896-1974), English poet and critic; professor of English Literature at Tokyo (1924-27); on staff of the Times Literary Supplement from 1943 on; known for his series of literary biographies (Lamb, Leigh Hunt, Keats, and others) and as editor of the works of John Clare, Christopher Smart, and others.

Price: $100.00

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