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HOUSMAN, A. E.

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  1. 133592
    First edition, first issue (state A, with the word "Shropshire" on the paper spine label measuring 33 mm wide, one of 250 copies thus), of Housman's influential poetry collection. The entire first printing, made at Housman's expense after Macmillan rejected the book, consisted of 500 sets of sheets, of which 250 were bound... Learn More
    £6,750

    Stock Code: 133592

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  2. 133590
    Housman replies to one of his early fan letters: "Dear Sir, I am much obliged by your kindness in writing to me, and glad that my verses have pleased you. I am yours faithfully A. E. Housman". The letter, with the handwritten letterhead of University College London, is dated 29 September 1898, two years after Housman had... Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 133590

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  3. 119798detail
    An exceptional collection of autograph letters signed from poet and classicist A. E. Housman (1859-1936) to Donald Struan Robertson (1885-1961 - a stellar Greek scholar attached to Trinity College, Cambridge, from his undergraduate days until his death) and his wife. He was particularly respected for his work on Apuleius,... Learn More
    £10,000

    Stock Code: 119798

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