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BROWNING, Robert (1812-1889). Poet.
Autograph Letter Signed to Lord Carnarvon (Herbert Henry Molyneux, fourth Earl of), 1 page 8vo with blank leaf (remains of mount to the verso, 19 Warwick Crescent, 25 May 1879. Recommending that he should buy Macready's 'Journals and Letters'.
'It occurs to me - what I did not think of when you asked last evening if the Macready Journals & Letters were worth purchase - that they have lately become decidedly so: being compressed into a single volume at a reduced price. ...'
See The Brownings' Correspondence, a Checklist, compiled by Kelley and Hudson, alphabeitcal list, page 282, where several others to Carnarvon are noted, this letter having been sold at Sotheby's on 14 December 1976.
[No: 24979]

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