FITZBALL, Edward. 18266



Autograph Letter Signed, to Benjamin Webster, the actor manager, an affectionate letter enquiring after his health. 2 pp. 4 x 3 inches, fine. White Cottage, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, 18 March 1867. Edward Fitzball (1792 –1873), popular English playwright, who specialised in melodrama. “I think if your were to die, which Heaven avert, that the stage would, at once lose its last true ‘touch of Nature’.”