Letters, 1928-1931, to Thomas James Wise.

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Merton, Wilfred. Letters, 1928-1931, to Thomas James Wise.

Letters, 1928-1931, to Thomas James Wise.

[1] 1928, March 4, [AL.draft; 2 p.; 23 cm.] -- Thanks him for gift, and for suggestion about 19th century poets; he has bought a good uncut copy of Byron's "English bards". [2] 1928, March 31, [Monte Carlo], [TL.carbon; 2 p.; 27 cm.] -- Would like autograph of [Walter Savage] Landor to place with "Gebir"; believes his copy of Byron's "English Bards" is the second issue, and he will give it to Wise. [3] 1928, April 2, [Monte Carlo] [TL. carbon; 2 p.; 20 cm.] -- Thanks him for Landor letter; Byron's "English Bards" will be a gift; asks about manuscript copies of "English Bards". [4] 1928, April 19, London, [TL.carbon; 1 p.; 20 cm.] -- Does not believe the half-title in his copy of Byron's ["English Bards"] has been supplied. [5] 1928, July, London, [TL.carbon; 2 p.; 20 cm.] -- He has compared copies of the "Inheritors", and secured the best copy for Wise. [6] 1929, Jan. 12, [London], [AL.draft; 1 p.; 22 cm.] -- Thanks him for the book; has always regarded Hardy as a fine author; hasn't attended to Wise's request due to illness. [7] 1931, Jan.18, [London], [ALS.draft, 1 p.; 21 cm.] -- Thanks him for copy of "Dryden's Library"; he is now encouraged to begin collecting original editions of Dryden's plays.

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Merton, Wilfred

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Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928

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