Lot 36GLADSTONE, WILLIAM EWART
Group of three autograph letters signed. Hawarden Castle, Chester: 1863, 1868 and 1873. The 1863 letter is to Miss Mackenzie, a frequent correspondent, 5 pp., dated December 15, provides his detailed opinions on a book which she had given him. The 1865 letter, 2 pp. dated February 6, is to the publisher Richard Bentley, regarding a work (possibly on Homer) that Bentley had proposed to him. The 1873 letter, to "My Dear Gordon", 2 pp., dated January 12, is on political concerns, including "the Irish matter." Usual folds throughout.
A good group of letters by Gladstone, four times Prime Minister of England, and one of the most eminent of Victorians.
Sold for $188
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