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GOSSE, Sir Edmund (1849-1928). Poet and man of letters.
Autograph Letter Signed to the Rev Mardy Rees, 3 pages 8vo with envelope, 17 Hanover Terrace, Regent's Park, 20 March 1915. Commenting on some of his own poetry and giving a few personal reminiscences.
'... The verses you are good enough to like have never, I believe, been particular favourites with my readers, but I have always had a great partiality for them, and believe them to be among the best I have written. The scene described is the southern and wilder portion of Dartmoor, as I knew it half a century ago. To the veritable Palestine I have never had the good fortune to penetrate. ...'

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