FROUDE, J.A. 8374



Autograph Letter Signed, to ‘My dear Macmillan’, asking for a couple of copies of his own biography of Bunyan, because “People beg the thing of me as a present, and being a trifle I cannot refuse”. A good one page example, 7 x 4½ inches. 5 Onslow Gardens, 14 November, no year given. James Anthony Froude (1818-94), historian, author of Oceana, etc. His Life of Bunyan was published by Macmillan in 1880 at 2/6d. Froude lived at 5 Onslow Gardens from 1865 to 1892.