Mortimer Collins English Novelist & Poet Hand Written & Signed 4 Page Letter

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Mortimer Collins English Novelist & Poet Hand Written & Signed 4 Page Letter
Mortimer Collins English Novelist & Poet Hand Written & Signed 4 Page Letter

Mortimer Collins English Novelist & Poet Hand Written & Signed 4 Page Letter
FOUR PAGE LETTER HAND WRITTEN AND SIGNED BY………… Edward James Mortimer Collins (29 June 1827 28 July 1876) was an English novelist. He was born at Plymouth. Where his father, Francis Collins, was a solicitor. He was educated at a private school, and after some years spent as mathematics master at Elizabeth College, Guernsey. He relocated to London. Collins devoted himself to journalism. Written from the Conservative Party. Perspective, mainly for periodicals. He also wrote occasional. And humorous verse, and several novels. Soon after his second marriage, to Frances Collins. In 1868, he settled at Knowl Hill. And from this time he rarely left his home for a day and published several novels. In 1855, he published his Idyls and Rhymes ; and in 1865 his first story, Who is the Heir? A second volume of lyrics, The Inn of Strange Meetings , was issued in 1871; and in 1872 he produced his longest and best sustained poem, The British Birds, a communication from the Ghost of Aristophanes. He also wrote several novels, including Sweet Anne Page (1868), Two Plunges for a Pearl (1872), Miranda (1873), Mr. Carrington 1873, under the name of R. Cotton, Squire Silchester’s Whim (1873, set in Devon), Sweet and Twenty (1875). And A Fight with Fortune (1876). Transmigration (1873) is a fantasy of multiple incarnations of which the middle one is set on a utopian. Some of his lyrics, with their “light grace, their sparkling wit and their airy philosophy”, were described in the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica. As “equal to anything of their kind in modern English”. Collins is credited by the New English Dictionary. With introducing the word “psithurism” to the English language: derived from the Ancient Greek for “whisper, ” it was applied specifically to the whispering of the wind. This was observed (inaccurately) by The Guardian. Newspaper in an editorial of 30 September 1909 – reprinted on 30 September 2006 but not available online. The item “MORTIMER COLLINS ENGLISH NOVELIST & POET HAND WRITTEN & SIGNED 4 PAGE LETTER” is in sale since Friday, October 22, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectables\Autographs\Certified Original Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “asignofthetimes” and is located in OLDHAM. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Mortimer Collins English Novelist & Poet Hand Written & Signed 4 Page Letter