WILDE, RUSKIN and MILL. Collection comprising a presentation signature of Wilde, autograph letter by Ruskin etc.
Lot 359
WILDE, RUSKIN and MILL
Sold for £1,062 (US$ 1,650) inc. premium

Lot Details
WILDE, RUSKIN and MILL
Collection comprising a presentation signature of Wilde (“Oscar Wilde”), on a piece of paper with engraved heading of 25 Charlotte Street, Bedford Square [chez the actor Johnston Forbes-Robertson]; an autograph letter signed by John Ruskin, to [John Joseph] Laing, his illuminator, discussing payment and asking him to send “your next illumination as soon as it is due”; an autograph letter signed by John Stuart Mill, to his close friend D. M. Masson, the biographer of Milton, asking him to dinner “to meet Bain & Dr Carpenter of Bristol – the physiologist”; plus the signature and conclusion of an autograph letter by Tennyson, and similar clipped signatures by Holman Hunt, Carlyle, Liebig, Matthew Arnold, and other eminent Victorians, in an attractive red morocco wallet letter-holder, 4to
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