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Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
83
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$2,015$1,700

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904), Autograph letter signed, March 19, 1889, five pages, to Harper & Brothers Publishers, responding to use an excerpt from his book Chita for use in a youth Fifth Reader, making additional suggestions as to other appropriate excerpts, commenting on a Fifth Reader he had read, and suggesting only the most minimal biographical sketch to describe himself, (publishers stamp to upper right corner on page one, brittle and with edge chipping).
Estimate $800-1,200

Publishers stamp to upper right corner on page one, brittle and with edge chipping.

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Foreign advisors to the government in Meiji period Japan, Lafcadio Hearn

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