Beloved "Alice in Wonderland" author Charles Dodgson, better know by his pen name of LEWIS CARROLL, handwritten postcard signed in the first line of text and certified authentic by James Spence Authentication. In the postcard Dodgson orders books from booksellers B & J F. Meehan out of a catalog.
CERTIFIED AUTHENTIC BY JAMES SPENCE (JSA) Authentication Services EXPERT EXAMINATION. Sale includes original JSA Letter of Authenticity. GUARANTEED GENUINE - simply one of the finest JOHN F. KENNEDY documents available on the market.
Dodgson has written:
"Ch. Ch. Oxford
Mr. C. L. Dodgson has received Messrs. Meehan's catalogue No. 27, & wishes to have 237. Edgeworth, Harrington [ if clean inside: state of cover does not matter.] 462. Population - 3/- 1840."
He has also written the address panel on the reverse which reads:
"Messrs. B. & J. F. Meehan,
32 Gay Street,
Document has some soiling, slight bend to right side of postcard. Pencil notations in an unknown hand. Otherwise in near mint condition overall.
UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED GENUINE.
A handsome and impressive addition to a museum, autograph or book collection. An exceptional investment opportunity, and a truly rare and remarkable find.
Sold as is, as shown.
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