DODGSON WRITES TO A YOUNG FRIEND CARROLL (Lewis, Charles Dodgson, 1832-1898, Author of 'Alice in Wonderland')

Autograph Letter Signed in his characteristic purple ink, signed "C. L. Dodgson" to on of his child friends "My dear Mab", (Mabel Burton) saying that "That would be too late - people crowd in so after 10, that I like to come away about then ..." and hoping they will manage "some other day ...", 1 side 8vo., Christ Church, 24th June

Mabel Burton, born in 1869, was at this time only 11 years old.
In fact Carroll took Jessie Hull instead, who was able to set off with him at half-past-seven (Diary for Saturday 26th June 1880)

Item Date:  1880

Stock No:  30418      £2250

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