AUSTIN, Alfred. 20056



Autograph Letter Signed, to Coventry Patmore, thanking him for his volume of Essays [Principles in Art, 1889], perceiving “that we are substantially in accord on all matters of taste & judgment”. 3 pp. 7 x 4 inches, in good condition. Swinford Old Manor, 17 January 1890. Alfred Austin (1835-1913), poet laureate. “I once ventured to call this the Age of Nonsense & I can see you would not challenge the christening.”