PALGRAVE, William Gifford. 17939



Autograph Letter Signed ‘W. Gifford Palgrave’, to “Dear Joseph”, regretting he is unable to make the journey to Kent due to “a bad cold caught somehow in this infamous fog”. 2 pp. 6 x 4 inches, in good condition, with a separate photographic portrait of Palgrave. Speaker’s Court, the Palace, Westminster, undated. William Gifford Palgrave (1826–1888), traveller and Arabic scholar, author of A Personal Narrative of a Year’s Journey through Central and Eastern Arabia (1862-1863).