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W.T. Stead; Millicent Fawcett; Lord Lansdowne, T.H. Huxley; Frederic Harrar; General Vicount Wolseley; Harry Johnston; George Goschen;
A collection of letters from Politicians / Literary Figures to W.T. Stead 1890
Review of Reviews Office, 1890. Review of Reviews Office. A large collection of 23 signed letters all dated from 1890 to investigative journalist W.T. Stead. (letters are in nice condition most near fine) All of the letters are from notable figures from politics and literature of that time. Their connection is that they are all in "Portraits of autographs" a series of portraits published in 1890 by Stead to raise funds for his "Review of Reviews" office. The letters also come with Stead's copy of this title and on the front is a large note pasted that says "autograph letters received re portraits of autographs" on Steads "review of reviews" office paper (This is in good condition only). Stead was a well known journalist and author of that time. Is is widely considered he was ghost writer for 'Darkest England and the way out' and he wrote several novels and short stories. He was editor of a short lived occult quarterly magazine called Borderland. He is also infamous for being on and not surviving the sinking of the Titanic. In these series of letters, it is clear that he has asked a question or two as well as submit his book, as the replies have answers on a variety of topics from consumption and the age of consent to the formation of a voluntary army. The signed letters received are from: 1. Dame Millicent Fawcett - Leader of the Constitutional Women's Suffrage Movement. She mentions how she is happy and thankful that "criminal conspiritors have been unmasked.." (although it is unclear what this is in reference to) 2. Professor Thomas Henry Huxley - Biolo … [Cliquez ci-dessous pour une description complète]
Vendeur: The Plantagenet King ABA / PBFA [Ramsgate, KENT, United Kingdom]

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