Lot 303: Hughes, Ted



2015-09-16 14:06:58

Lot 303: Hughes Ted: (1930-1998) English Poet Laureate 1984-98. A.L.S., Ted Hughes, On Two Sides Of A Correspondence Card, North Tawton, Devon, 17Th December 1995, To Henry Buckton. Hughes Remarks 'There Is Little To Say About The Position Of Poet Laureate - A Sentence Would Contain All Of It' And Continues 'Wordsworth Established The Main Condition Of Taking The Job On: There Are No Duties Whatsoever. It Is Purely An Honour. If Any Laureates Since Wordsworth Have Written Verses For Royal Occasions, It Was On Impulse'. A Letter Of Interesting Content. Vg William Wordsworth (1770-1850) English Poet Laureate 1843-50.] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £80-100
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