WARBURTON, Rowland Eyles Egerton-. 10435

£150

Description

Series of five Autograph Letters Signed, to ‘Sir’ (his publisher), returning proofs, discussing prices and woodcuts, the blocks for the illustration of ‘Cheshire Chivalry’, sending the hunting songs “arranged according to the way I wish them printed and have marked the illustrations”, etc. 10½ pages 7 x 4½ inches, minor blemishes only, one letter cleanly torn along centre fold. Arley, 1844-1846. Rowland Eyles Egerton-Warburton (1804-91), poet, author of Hunting Songs and Miscellaneous Verses (1846), etc. On the subject of proofs he writes, “The dead horse wants working up a great deal, pray speak seriously to Mr. L about this, as I am quite fearful that they will all appear to be very coarse and slightly finished.”