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    Scottish Author Thomas Carlyle Autograph Letter Signed, "T. Carlyle", two pages, 4.5" x 7.5", London, November 3, 1840, to an unknown recipient. With considerable flair, Carlyle begs off an invitation by writing, "...Had I a 'Fortunatus' Hat, or even any swift wheel-vehicle, I should straight way seek out Denmark Hill, and deliver my message in person: but I hope you can dispence with that formality in favour of a pedestrian who is rather busy." Smoothed folds, very fine condition. Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881) was one of the 19th century's great thinkers. His prolific, influential and versatile pen tackled subjects ranging from history to philosophy to religion. Ex. Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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