Autograph Letter, Signed To Lord Dunsany
DE LA MARE, Walter (Dunsany)
Price: 350.00 USD
1944. 16 lines, 1 8vo sheet, written on both sides and folded. undated, but accompanying envelope is postmarked October 23, 1944. Gives Dunsany permission to quote "Nod" or anything else in his public lecture. Asks if he "can recall our game of Chess- you blindfolded & me in acute anxiety lest I should be mated at move iii......I had the privilege of initiating my eldest grandson (now) to be entered for the Chess Championship of Eton....I am in the seventies myself but dearly hope to see the War through." The mailing envelope has been opened & taped shut by the war-time censor. very good(+).