Letters, 1922-1933, London.


Wise, Thomas James, 1859-1937. Letters, 1922-1933, London.

Letters, 1922-1933, London.

To Wilfred Merton: [1] [n.d.] [1 l. with envelope]--Suggests which portrait in Early Life of Thomas Hardy is most printable. [2] 1928, March 12 [4 p.]--Has sent Conrad catalogue, and [Walter Savage] Landor catalogue will follow; offers him a Landor autograph; asks him to look for second issue of Byron's English Bards. Dictated to L. W[ise]. [With envelope.] [3] 1928, April 1 [8 p.]--Sends Landor autograph and information; would purchase Byron's English Bards, if it is second issue, to complete his holdings; he is working on Byron catalogue. Dictated to L. W[ise]. [4] 1928, April 15 [2 p. with conjugate blank leaf and envelope]--He is very grateful for the gift [Byron's English Bards]; thinks the half-title has been supplied. Dictated to L. W[ise]. [5] 1928, July 7 [4 p.]--Merton did not need to purchase the Inheritors to answer Mr. Allen's question; sorry he [Wise] cannot go to the Gosse sale, due to health. [6] 1928, July 19 [2 p. with conjugate blank leaf and envelope]--Asks him to look at the cover of the Inheritors to answer [Mr. Allen's] question. [7] 1928, Oct. 5 [2 p. with conjugate blank leaf and envelope]--Thanks him for his suggestion; invites him to tea. [8] 1928, Oct. 19 [3 p.]--Asks that Byron blocks be sent to Edinburgh to the printers. [9] 1929, Jan. 14 [4 p.]--Unable to add the Browning series, due to illness; it is difficult to comment on Conrad volume, but he [Wise] must accept any loss, since he took the risk. [10] 1922, July 13, to Mrs. Millard [2 p. with conjugate blank leaf]--He will be pleased if she will have tea with him. [11] 1927, July 21, to Emery Walker [2 p. with conjugate blank leaf]--Does not have a copy of Defoe's Roxana; has acquired a copy of the Byron volume which they recently discussed. [12] 1932, Sept. 27, to J. C. C. Taylor.--His health has improved enough to spend a few hours each day in his library. [13] 1933, March 7, to J. C. C. Taylor.--His doctors allow him one visitor a day; he would be glad to see Taylor and his book.

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