Autograph letter signed.University College, London, 29 September 1898 Stock Code: 133590
NotesHousman answers 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 dates two years after Housman had published A Shropshire Lad, his first and at that stage only book (excepting one university pamphlet). A second edition of A Shropshire Lad was published in 1898, perhaps the occasion of the fan letter.
1 page duodecimo (16 x 11 cm), mounted on white card.
Toned as expected, central crease as originally folded. In excellent condition.
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