GIBBONS, Thomas. 17774



Autograph Letter Signed, discussing the large collection of letters he has accumulated, including those representing “many famous people of all sorts I have met and known in different parts of the world during nearly twenty years of a travelling life”. 2 pp. 7 x 4 inches, occasional light soiling. With a one page prospectus for Boxing The Compass: Memories and Gleanings of Travel. By Thomas Gibbons. Hull, 18 May 1881. Uncommon. Thomas Gibbons, at one point resident in Shanghai, author of Boxing the Compass, The American Expedition to Corea, The Way to Ichang, etc.