APPERLEY, Charles James. 17591



Autograph Letter Signed, to Mr. Redding, postponing the pleasure of having breakfast with him till Apperley’s return from Warwickshire, and recalling “the last pleasant evening” together. 1½ pages 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition. 3 Lower Belgrave Street, Monday morning, undated. “I hope your valuable head is none the worse this morning for the last pleasant evening we passed together. Our friend Wilson is a trump in his way, and I wish him well.” Charles James Apperley (1777-1843), sportsman and sporting writer, known as Nimrod. About 1821 he contributed articles to the Sporting Magazine under the pseudonym Nimrod, which helped to double the circulation of the magazine. Author of Life of a Sportsman (1842), illustrated by Henry Alken.