DeMORGAN William - Autograph Letter Signed 1915 requesting a book
William DeMORGAN (1839-1917)
Autograph Letter Signed (“Wm DeMorgan”) to “Dear Sirs” [Williams & Norgate], informing them he had “never received this book of Mr. Holt’s”.
1 page 8vo with integral blank leaf, 127 Church Street, Chelsea, n.d. [but date stamped by the recipient 12 February 1915].
“I have never received this book of Mr. Holt’s referred to in letter enclosed, and am afraid it may have gone to a wrong address.
I should much like to see the book.”
Today William DeMorgan is remembered for his innovative designs in tiles and pottery, but the last decade of his life was devoted to literature, producing several very popular novels.
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