[Autograph letter signed] to William Walsh (1663-1708), [early 1691].
|Creator:||Dryden, John, 1631-1700|
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The letter was presented to Sir Henry Dryden in 1833 by Samuel Butler (1774-1839), Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry.
Imperfect: mutilated with some loss of text.
Dryden criticises Walsh's "Dialogue concerning Women" (published in 1691) and an epigram that later appeared in Walsh's "Letters and Poems" (1692) with Dryden's suggested revisions.
Accompanied by: Butler's note (1833 Jan 12) presenting the letter to Sir Henry Dryden; an inaccurate printed version of the letter; ALS (ca. 1710) from Honor Dryden to her cousin Sir Erasmus Dryden (1669-1710); some 19th century notes on Dryden and Walsh.
1 v. ; 22 x 18 cm.
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