* IRVING, Washington (1783-1859). Autograph letter signed ("Washington Irving"), to Theo. S. Fay, Esq, New York, 29 May 1835.
2 pages, 4to, bifolium, some minor creasing, browning or ink spots, two small tears and holes on blank integral leaf from wax seal. Washington Irving is flattered to receive a dedication from another writer. "I need scarcely say that I feel flattered at being thought worthy the dedication of any thing from the pen of Mr. Cox. For your own part, my dear Sir, I render you my thanks for the repreated people of good will received at your hand and which on the now grateful time as proving that you inherit a portion of that cherished friendship which existed between your father and many."
Estimate $ 500-700
Property from the Robert L. McKay Collection, North Tustin, California