ROSE, John Holland. 9304



Autograph Letter Signed ‘J.Holland Rose’, to W.Bull, listing his lectures for general audiences, both illustrated or not illustrated by slides, such as ‘Carlyle & the Condition of England Question’. 4 pp. 6 x 4 inches, pinholes, otherwise in good condition. Ethandune, Parkside Gardens, Wimbledon, 24 November 1907. John Holland Rose (1855-1942) was an influential English historian who wrote a famous biography of Napoleon Bonaparte and also wrote a history of Europe, entitled The Development of the European Nations. Rose was the basis for C. P. Snow’s fictional character M. H. L. Gay.