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FRAZER, Sir James George (1854-1941). Social anthropologist. Author of 'The Golden Bough'.
Autograph Letter Signed to the editor of the Academy, 1 page 8vo with a three-stanza autograph poem on a conjoint leaf, Trinity College, Cambridge, 8 November 1884. An early letter, submitting his translation of Heine's poem Wo? (included), and offering further contributions if desired.

'I venture to enclose, over the page, a translation of Heine's exquisite little poem called Wo?. It is to be found at the end of vol. 16 of his complete works ... I may be tempted to send you some more versions of an author especially dear to me.'

The letter is tipped to the remains of an album leaf.
[No: 26693]

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