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Lot #748
William S. Gilbert

“No part in the piece suited to you”

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“No part in the piece suited to you”

British lyricist (1836–1911) best known for his 14 comic operas written in collaboration with composer Arthur Sullivan. ALS signed “W. S. Gilbert,” one page, 4.25 x 6.75, Grim’s Dyke letterhead, April 14, 1894. Gilbert writes to Mr. Anson. In part: “I am sorry to say that there is no part in the piece suited to you & indeed ... it is fully cast.” Mild toning and soiling and a few stray ink marks and light creases, otherwise fine condition. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #339 - Ended November 12, 2008