Autograph letter signed

John BURROUGHS

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Autograph letter signed
Autograph letter signed

"I HAVE NO PLANS FOR THE COMING WINTER, SAVE TO SIT HERE & PUT UPON PAPER SUCH THOUGHTS AS COME TO ME"

BURROUGHS, John. Autograph letter signed. West Park, New York, September 8, 1886. Small octavo, two pages on folded sheet. $700.

Autograph letter signed by naturalist and writer John Burroughs to editor Edward W. Bok.

The letter reads in full: "Dear Sir, In reply to yours of the 4th I have to say that my next volume will probably be a collection of literary essays and will be called `In-door Studies.' It will contain essays on Thoreau, Matthew Arnold, Literature & Science, Science & Religion, Gilbert White & c. It will not be ready for publication until sometime next year. I have no plans for the coming winter, save to sit here & put upon paper such thoughts as come to me. Very Sincerely Yours, John Burroughs. Edward W. Bok Esq. New York."

Expected fold lines. In excellent condition.

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