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MACAULAY Rose - Autograph Letter Signed 1927 acknowledging a compliment

  • £195.00

Rose MACAULAY (1881-1958)

Autograph Letter Signed ("Rose Macaulay") to "Dear Mr. Russell", regretting she cannot attend a concert and thanking him for his complimentary remarks on her books.
2 pages large 8vo, Dorset Street, W1, 6 April 1927.

"Thankyou so much; I wish very much that I could come to concert; I should so like to have heard you play again. But, alas, I am inextricably engaged. It is too sad, & I am sending back the tickets with deep regret, and so many thanks for giving me the chance.
How very nice of you to tell me you liked my works. That gives me real pleasure. One never thinks of musicians as novel-readers, somehow - but you say you don't read many! In any case, it is nice for me to hear that you read & liked mine, & nice of you to tell me. Your playing that night gave me such great pleasure that I feel pleased to have given you a little too. 
Again, thankyou so much, & I do wish I could come."
Macaulay wrote prolifically from her first novel, Abbots Verney in 1906, and throughout the 1910s and 1920s. Her last novel, The Towers of Trebizond, is perhaps her most admired.
Traces of glue have affected the last two lines of the letter, but it remains in clear and legible condition.

 

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