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