Lot 117

Ainsworth (William Harrison) & William Francis

Autograph letter signed (‘W. Harrison Ainsworth’) to a recipient called Harvey, reading in part ‘I am very glad to hear you are in town, but very sorry at the same time, to hear of your wife’s indisposition. On Sunday I go to Brighton for two or three days but will sure dine here quietly on Saturday at 6 o’clock to meet with W. F. Ainsworth’, two pages, integral blank, a few smudges to ink, folding marks, 8vo, Kensal Manor House, 4 January, n.y.; autograph letter signed (‘W. Francis Ainsworth’) to the same recipient, saying that his cousin has gone to Paris for a few days and he ‘appears to have been highly delighted with La propriété, c’est le vol and with La Foire aux Idées’, one page, integral blank, pencil annotation, 8vo, Thames Villa, Hammersmith, n.y. (2)

Estimate: £80-£120