KROPOTKIN, Prince Peter. 19871

£250

Description

Autograph Letter Signed ‘P.Kropotkin’, to Buxton Morrish, making the arrangements for a lecture at Morrish’s house at Streatham, explaining that he uses a large map “drawn on purpose” to illustrate his lecture. 2 pp. 7 x 4 inches, very fine. Harrow on the Hill, 10 February 1890. Prince Peter Kropotkin (1842-1921), Russian revolutionary Nihilist, settled in England in 1886 after his release from five years imprisonment for anarchism in France. He returned to Russia in 1917. His correspondent is Sir Thomas Buxton Morrish (839-1909), secretary of the Art Union, and a partner in the well-known firm of jewellers and silversmiths, Howell, James, & Co. of Regent Street.