|Creator:||Burney, Charles, 1726-1814.|
1796 July 18
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Accompanied by: typed description on the stationery of James F. Drake, Inc.
Binding: 20th century full yellow morocco, gilt-stamped; watered yellow silk endpapers; cloth slipcase.
Autograph letter to his son detailing his approval of and pleasure in Fanny Burney's novel Camilla. Burney judges it to contain "better writing & deeper thinking than in either of her former novels" and praises it as "the best & most impressive system of female education I have ever seen." Also discusses a variety of Classical topics and sends family news.
1 letter (4 p.) ; 23 x 18 cm.
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