BUCHANAN, Robert Williams. 6160

£35

Description

Autograph Letter Signed, to W.Davenport Adams, permitting him to “Use the poems by all means; I am honoured by your wish to do so”. 1 page 7 x 4½ inches, traces of mounting, in good condition. 51 Upper Gloucester Place, London, 18 February [no year given]. Robert Williams Buchanan (1841-1901), poet and novelist, wrote for the Athenaeum, All The Year Round, and other periodicals. Satirised Swinburne in The Session of the Poets. Attacked the pre-Raphaelites in his article The Fleshly School of Poetry (1871).