ALS, from Galsworthy to Sir John Collings Squire, inviting him to dinner to meet Karl Kapeck, A. A. Milne, Herbert and Massingham, European literary figures. John Galsworthy.

ALS, from Galsworthy to Sir John Collings Squire, inviting him to dinner to meet Karl Kapeck, A. A. Milne, Herbert and Massingham, European literary figures.

London: 1924. “It was such a spring day as breathes into a man an ineffable yearning, a painful sweetness, a longing that makes him stand motionless, looking at the leaves or grass, and fling out his arms to embrace he knows not what.” (Forsyte Saga).

Signed letter on Grove Lodge, The Grove, Hampstead, London letterhead, inviting Squire to a dinner which would include such notable writers as Karl Kapeck (sic) the Czech science fiction writer, A. A. Milne ('Winnie-the-Pooh'), Herbert and Massingham. Galsworthy (1867 - 1933) was a winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature; an English novelist and playwright noted for The Forsyte Saga. Squire (1882 - 1958) was an English journalist, playwright, editor and critic, and a leading poet of the Georgian school.

The letter is signed, "Yours sincerely, John Galsworthy". One original fold, small area of paper adhered at verso. 5 x 8" Very good condition. Item #20837

Price: $175.00

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