Autograph Letter Signed, to “Dear T.T.” [Tom Taylor], submitting once again “a tale in 5 numbers, the adventures of the Jack Spratts”, discussing at length his revisions, possible publication, etc. 3 pp. 6 x 4 inches, in good condition. New Grove House, 25 June, probably 1878. George Du Maurier (1834-1896), artist, author of Trilby, joined the staff of Punch in 1864. Tom Taylor (1817-80), critic, dramatist and editor of Punch. Du Maurier’s work The Rise and Fall of the Jack Spratts appeared Punch in 1878.