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Collectors Sale September 2010

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Oscar WILDE (Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (1854-1900), als to Alsager VIAN (Alsager Richard Vian 1863-1924, Editor Court & Society Review), undated but April 11th 1887 by postmark, folded octavo, single page of text, hand written address, crest, Abbotts Hill, Monday, envelope, addressed Alsager Vian Esqr, Court & Society Review, 142 Strand, London, W.C. Postmark Hemel Hempstead 11th April 1887 (and to back AP 12),   Dear Vian  I send you my article on the play - and will be at office Tomorrow (12 - 1-30) To see it right. Will you see that my paragraph about the Childrens' Hospital scheme is all right, and that no other Hospital paragraph goes in this week. The princes' daughters are very much interested in it as I have mentioned. So it shows philanthropy in its relation to Society. Which I am told is The Keynote of Social papers. Enclosed may amuse you.  Truly yours Oscar Wilde We must have an Evening together soon over our "Journalism" article  An article entitled The Great Ormond Street Child's Hospital appeared in the Court & Society Gazette issue of April 13th, 1887, page 337
sold for £8000.00

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Oscar WILDE (Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (1854-1900), als to Alsager VIAN (Alsager Richard Vian 1863-1924, Editor Court & Society Review), undated but April 11th 1887 by postmark, folded octavo, single page of text, hand written address, crest, Abbotts Hill, Monday, envelope, addressed Alsager Vian Esqr, Court & Society Review, 142 Strand, London, W.C. Postmark Hemel Hempstead 11th April 1887 (and to back AP 12), Dear Vian I send you my article on the play - and will be at office Tomorrow (12 - 1-30) To see it right. Will you see that my paragraph about the Childrens' Hospital scheme is all right, and that no other Hospital paragraph goes in this week. The princes' daughters are very much interested in it as I have mentioned. So it shows philanthropy in its relation to Society. Which I am told is The Keynote of Social papers. Enclosed may amuse you. Truly yours Oscar Wilde We must have an Evening together soon over our "Journalism" article An article entitled The Great Ormond Street Child's Hospital appeared in the Court & Society Gazette issue of April 13th, 1887, page 337

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