Re: Byron - Letter
- Hi all
Can anyway help out this person with his inquiry which I've attached below?
regards - Anne
> Hi, I am book dealer/Collector in UK. I recently purchased a poor quality
> 1828 Byrons works but I bought it because it contains tipped in a three page
> handwritten letter purportedly by the great man himself. The letter dated in
> April 27 1819 Venice appears to be the draft of an annoyed and lengthy but
> polite rebuke to Galignani regarding the Vampyre. I would very much like to
> confirm its authenticity and find out more in the following ways:
> 1) Where might a sample of confirmed Byron handwriting be most easily found
> 2) I would like to get hold of copies of relevant Journals April through June
> 1819 ( The New Monthly Magazine appears to be relevant- was this published by
> Galignani ?
> 3) Galignani the publisher - I wonder where-if at all- the one he received
> might be now or a copy of it.
> Regards Kevin Penhale.
- That letter was supposedly printed in the Times. I tried to buy the copy
of the newspaper but was out bid.
I also read something about this recently... now where was it..?