Sale 18BP02 | Lot 135

KIPLING, RUDYARD Autograph letter signed.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Lot Details

Lot 135
KIPLING, RUDYARD Autograph letter signed.
Two pages on a folded sheet, dated Sep. 3 1905, addressed to "Dear Collier" (presumably P.F. Collier, his U.S. publisher), written from Bateman's, Burwash, Rudyard Kipling's house. 46 lines in tiny script regarding a scheme of Collier's, in which Kipling sees "the germ of an American Academy of Letters." 6 x 3 7/8 inches (15 x 9.5 cm). Toned, wear and weakness along folds.
Kipling proposes the formation and structure of an American Academy of Letters, with considerable enthusiasm.


Estimate: $600 - $900
Sold for $687 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $600 - $900
Sold for $687 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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