Title: Autograph Letter Signed / Carte-de-visite.
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Thomas Carlyle's close friend and literary executor belonged to the Oxford Movement and wrote controversial novels, but is mainly remembered for his 12-volume "History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Defeat of the Spanish Armada" and other histories. Closing portion of ALS, 4½" X 2¼", n.p., n.d. Near fine. Bold "Believe me / faithfully yours / JA Froude." Verso (on black-bordered mourning stationery) shows mounting traces and bears a dozen words in Froude's hand. Accompanied by a fine, scarce carte-de-visite portrait by Sarony of New York, 2½" X 4¼", a pristine and handsome example. Bookseller Inventory # 22660
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Store Description: Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.