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Thursday 22nd September 2016: 10:30am BST

Lot 436

Lear (Edward), Autograph Letter third person to Mrs Bond, 1p., sm. 8vo, 65 Oxford Terrace, Hyde park, [1859], thanking her for a letter and postal order order for 8 shillings and telling her that "the set of songs was sent yesterday...", written on verso of the advert for "Songs and Poemsby Alfred Tennyson set to music...", folds, slightly creased and browned; and 2 others, comprising another ALs by Lear, torn and repaired with tape, 1881, and a cut signature of Lear, v.s., v.d. (3).

Hammer Price: £220

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Lear (Edward, landscape painter and writer, 1812-88) Autograph Letter third person to Mrs Bond, 1p., sm. 8vo, 65 Oxford Terrace, Hyde Park, [1859], thanking her for a letter and postal order for 8 shillings, telling her that "the set of songs was sent yesterday...", but that he wishes he had kept them until he heard from her as he is worried about their safe arrival, written on verso of the advert for Poem and Songs by Alfred Tennyson..., small hole along folds, slightly creased and browned; and 2 others, comprising another ALs by Lear, torn and repaired with tape, 1881, and a cut signature of Lear's, v.s., v.d. (3 pieces).

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Lear (Edward, landscape painter and writer, 1812-88) Autograph Letter third person to Mrs Bond, 1p., sm. 8vo, 65 Oxford Terrace, Hyde Park, [1859], thanking her for a letter and postal order for 8 shillings, telling her that "the set of songs was sent yesterday...", but that he wishes he had kept them until he heard from her as he is worried about their safe arrival, written on verso of the advert for Poem and Songs by Alfred Tennyson..., small hole along folds, slightly creased and browned; and 2 others, comprising another ALs by Lear, torn and repaired with tape, 1881, and a cut signature of Lear's, v.s., v.d. (3 pieces).

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