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Lot   142
BINYON, Laurence (1869-1943). A small archive of letters and pamphlets.

Approximately 28 autograph letters signed, most with original envelopes, written to Louis V. Ledoux between 1926-1938.

Laurence Binyon, English poet and dramatist, was a noted scholar of Japanese art.  He developed a friendship with American poet and Japanese print collection Louis V. Ledoux (see lots 190 & 191).

The archive of letters from Binyon to Louis Ledoux (nearly all addressed "Dear Ledoux") are written in a friendly tone. Binyon discusses his work in the Asian arts and his lectures, Japanese prints, and his travels and plans.

[With:] 5 pamphlets by Binyon, including: Three Short Plays. 1930. Two PRESENTATION COPIES. -- Three Poems. 1934. PRESENTATION COPY. -- Art and Freedom. 1939. -- The Burning of the Leaves. 1944. -- Sophro the Wise. N.d. -- Dedication pamphlet to Binyon on the occasion of his retirement.

Property from Historic Sengen House, Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York
  • Estimate$200 - $300

Sold for $688

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