Lot 416: James Henry



2015-07-10 15:42:32

Lot 416: James Henry: (1843-1916) American-Born British Author. A.L.S., Henry James, Three Pages, 8Vo, Florence, 1St January 1886, To Mr. Archer. James Thanks His Correspondent For Having Supplied Him With The Text Of A Document, Remarking 'I Have Much Enjoyed Reading It Again, & Shall Take The Liberty Of Keeping It Awhile, As The Spirit Will Probably Move Me To Quote From It. After That I Shall Carefully Return It To You'. James Also Refers To A Mutual Acquaintance Who Has 'Somewhat Recovered From His London Misfortunes' And Comments 'He Returns From The Dead So Often That I Can'T But Think That Some Really Fruitful Life Is In Store For Him Yet'. In Concluding The Author Writes Of His Surroundings 'I Will Give Your Message To Florence But She Doesn'T Deserve It Just Now - She Is In A Horrid Winter Mood & I Go As Soon As Possible To Rome'. Some Very Light Foxing And Minor Age Wear, Vg International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £200 - 300
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