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Image for AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED from Osler to William Fingland. 12/28/1911.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED from Osler to William Fingland. 12/28/1911.

By: OSLER, William (1849-1919).

Price: $4,250.00

Publisher: Norham Gardens, Oxford, 1911.: 1911

Seller ID: M12852


2 pp. ALS on Osler's letterhead mounted in a gold frame (18 x 11.25 in.), alongside an oval photograph portrait of a young Osler. Fine. [Details on request]. The piece is written on stationery bearing the typed heading "13. Norham Gardens, Oxford," Osler's home address from 1907 until his death. This stationery is his personal letterhead from that time. The letter reads: "Dear Fingland, You dear kind man! What a delightful New Year gift! The Fell + Radcliffe letters are specially valuable. R. [Radcliffe] seems t[o] have written very little. We have few letters of his here. I wish ... View more info

Image for Autograph post card signed from Osler to J. A. Brown regarding attending a lecture or debate with [Edward] Osborn [Julius Arthur Brown, of New Hampshire, Rhodes Scholar 1904].

Autograph post card signed from Osler to J. A. Brown regarding attending a lecture or debate with [Edward] Osborn [Julius Arthur Brown, of New Hampshire, Rhodes Scholar 1904].

By: OSLER, William (1849-1919).

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Oxford:, Nov. 30, 1905.: 1905

Seller ID: M12854


4.5 x 3.5 inches. 1 page. Single-sided postcard; foxed especially at lower right (not affecting legibility). Very good. [details on request]. Osler dates the letter "Thursday." The letter reads, in Osler's hand: "Many thanks. I would like Osborn to come as my guest. Let me know how much the ticket is. Yours, W. Osler." Julius Arthur Brown, of New Hampshire, Rhodes Scholar 1904, (1880-1970). At first the identity of the correspondent "J. A. Brown" was a mystery but references to him were found in Oxford and scientific literature around 1904-1916 (few using his full name... View more info