Autograph letter signed.
8vo. ½ page on bifolium.
To the novelist Miss Jean Middlemass (1833-1919) with a negative but friendly reply: "I am sorry you are too late. I have already made the arrangements for the Xmas number [...]".
Traces of old mounting, especially on the verso. Printed letterhead with embossed vignette of "The World / A Journal for Men and Women".