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Autograph Signature of British Author and Civil Servant Humbert Wolfe


Published by 1938, 1938
From James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., ABAA (Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.)

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Original autograph signature of Italian-born British author and civil servant Humbert Wolfe, written in vintage fountain pen ink on a 3 3/8Ó x 1 5/8Ó piece of paper, and dated by him ÒMarch 18 / 38.Ó Fine. Humbert Wolfe (1885 - 1940) was a widely read poet and man of letters and translator of Heinrich Heine. One of his most popular epigrams reads: ÒYou cannot hope / to bribe or twist, / thank God! the / British journalist. / But, seeing what / the man will do / unbribed, there's / no occasion to.Ó He is the author of ÔLondon Sonnets,Õ ÔCircular Saws,Õ ÔLampoons,Õ ÔCursory Rhymes,Õ ÔTroy,Õ ÔA Winter Miscellany,Õ ÔThe Uncelestial City,Õ etc. Bookseller Inventory # 17985E

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Title: Autograph Signature of British Author and ...

Publisher: 1938

Publication Date: 1938

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