Six Autograph Letters, Signed.

By: Knowles, Sir James.

Price: $160.00

Quantity: 1 available


Dates range from 1878 to 1901, one on the letterhead of "The Nineteenth Century", to various correspondents. One gently returns, for lack of space, a manuscript on the "Immortality of Animals"; four are cordial refusals of invitations; one is the draft manuscript, with an explanation, for "...the little hand bill which we propose to print & circulate about the Children's Toy Fund." Sir James Knowles (1831-1908) was trained as an architect and practised for 30 years. He contributed articles to literary and philosophical journals, eventually becoming editor of the Contemporary Review, then founding and editing The Nineteenth Century, a "...platform where men of all parties and persuasions might address the public in their own names -- no anonymous writing was permitted". It was very profitable. He was a charter member of "The Metaphysical Society", formed to discuss the foundations of morality. (Sidney Lee in DNB). Scattered soiling and staining but essentially a Fine group of letters.

Title: Six Autograph Letters, Signed.

Author Name: Knowles, Sir James.

Categories: Other,

Seller ID: knowles,sirjames.160datesrangefrom1878to1901,one