Autograph letter signed from Theodore Watts-Dunton, London, to George F. Rapkin [manuscript], 1894 November 20.

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Watts-Dunton, Theodore, 1832-1914,. Autograph letter signed from Theodore Watts-Dunton, London, to George F. Rapkin [manuscript], 1894 November 20.

Autograph letter signed from Theodore Watts-Dunton, London, to George F. Rapkin [manuscript], 1894 November 20.

Watts-Dunton writes in response to a request for Christmas poetry. He also refers to a "well known portrait of Shakespeare on the folio of 1623." On letterhead from The Pine, Putney Hill, S.W. Addressed to Geo. F. Rapkin. With a manuscript poem, "Christmas Eve at the Mermaid Tavern," before publication (5 leaves). First line: Christmas hath one favourite place. Possibly an early draft of Christmas at the mermaid, a substantially different poem published in 1897.

2 leaves ; 19 x 12 cm.

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Rapkin, George F., fl. 1894

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Watts-Dunton, Theodore, 1832-1914

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English critic and poet. From the description of Letter signed : Putney, to John Payne, 1909 June 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270661256 From the description of Autograph letter signed : The Pines, to Lewis Melville, 1908 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270661246 Theodore Watts-Dunton was an English poet, novelist, and literary critic. From the description of Theodore Watts-Dunton collection of papers, 1872-1912. (New York Public Library). ...