Lot 166: LS signed "Ch. Darwin," one page both sides, 4.75 x 7.75, personal letterhead, no date. Letter to a gentleman. In part: "I am staying in London for a few days…if you could come to luncheon here at one o'clock…it would give me very great pleasure. Please do let me have an answer that I may be sure to be at home." Double-matted and framed with a portrait to an overall size of 16.5 x 14, with a window in the backing for viewing the other side of the letter. In fine condition, with light creases and show-through from writing to opposing sides. An ever-desirable autograph with an especially large signature.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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