TAYLOR, Sir Henry. 9784



Autograph Manuscript of the “Song from Act 3 Sc: 1 of The Sicilian Summer” signed ‘H.Taylor’. Two stanzas of 6 lines on 1 page 9 x 7 inches, traces of mounting along edges on verso. Undated. Sir Henry Taylor (1800-86), poet. An experiment in romantic comedy, The Virgin Widow, afterwards entitled A Sicilian Summer, was published in 1850. “The pleasantest play I had written,” said the author; “and I never could tell why people would not be pleased with it.”