Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Nutwood Cottage, Frith Hill, Godalming to Edward Bagnall Poulton Wykeham House, Banbury Road, Oxford on 2 June 1889.
If DCL gets offered again, will accept. 'I feel myself too much of an amateur in Nat. His, and altogether too ignorant ... to receive honours from a great University .. . left school (a bad one) at 14.' About Mr. Edwards and his butterfly collection. Criticises Bates' classification of butterflies.
A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
An original MS
Total Pages : 4
Pages with text: 4