Farringford, Isle of Wight: Not published, 1875. First Edition. Unbound. Octavo (8vo). Very good+ condition. Item #019028
4.5" x 7" letter written on Tennyson's blind-stamped letterhead. The letter, written entirely in Tennyson's hand, is lightly creased in two locations to fit in envelope; creases do not affect signature and the envelope is included. Slightly foxed. A clear, bold and attractive autograph. The letter reads "Octber 27th 1875 Dear Sir Take the last edition of the Charge of course. I thank you. I am Yours faithfully [signed] AL Tennyson." The recipient's name is handwritten on the envelope by Tennyson; the original canceled one penny stamp is intact; addressed to M.G. Watkins (Morgan George Watkins (1835-1911)) at Barnoldby-le-Beck Rectory, Great Grimsby.