Lot #487
Charles L. Dodgson Autograph Letter Signed

Dodgson confirms to Macmillan that he "did not write 'Woman's Mission'"
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Estimate: $2000+

Description

Dodgson confirms to Macmillan that he "did not write 'Woman's Mission'"

ALS signed “C. L. Dodgson,” one page, 8 x 5, October 31, 1888. Handwritten letter to Alexander MacMillan, the cofounder of Macmillan Publishers, in full: "The only answer I can give is that I did not write 'Woman's Mission.' Is it 'published by your firm'? And if so, who did write it?" Dodgson adds a brief postscript: "Thanks for 'Athaneum' notice." In fine condition, with intersecting folds and light creasing, none of which affect the handwriting and its bold ink.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Art and Literature
  • Dates: #610 - Ended June 16, 2021





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