Autograph poem and letter : London, [18]70 Apr. 27.


Autograph poem and letter : London, [18]70 Apr. 27.

Fair copy of a sonnet titled: [Helēnē epi pyrgō] = Helen's Tower, about the monumental library built by the first Marquess of Dufferin and Ava for his mother, to which many great writers of the day sent contributions. In the letter to Lord Dufferin on the integral leaf, Browning offers the poem and speaks of his memories of her.

1 v. (2 items) ; 22 cm.


SNAC Resource ID: 8352421

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