Lot 437: Kipling Rudyard



2015-07-10 15:42:35

Lot 437: Kipling Rudyard: (1865-1936) English Author, Nobel Prize Winner For Literature, 1907. T.L.S., Rudyard Kipling, One Page, 4To, Bateman'S, Burwash, Sussex, 31St May 1913, To Mr. Badcock, Marked Private. Kipling Thanks His Correspondent For Their Letter Although Continues To Add That A Visit To Bristol In November Would Not Be Possible, Explaining 'For One Thing I Do Not Understand City Needs, And For Another My Time Is Taken Up Down Here With Looking After Little Local Things That Do Not Amount To Much But Can'T Very Well Be Left' And Further Stating That He Will Be Away For Three Months Of The Year. In Concluding Kipling Writes 'Just At Present My Ideal Of The Highest Form Of Social Service Would Be To Revise The Building Bye-Laws And Hang Half A Dozen Inspectors - A Too Drastic Programme, I'M Afraid, For The Cavendish Club'. A Few Small Tears To The Edges, Not Affecting The Text Or Signature, About Vg International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £100 - 150
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