Mar 21, 2019 - Sale 2502

Sale 2502 - Lot 90

Price Realized: $ 91
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 100 - $ 200
RILEY, EDGAR WILLIAM. Autograph Letter Signed, "Eddie Riley," to "Dear Ben," thanking him for his letter and kindness, asking after mutual friends, and reporting that he "found it impossible . . . before we sailed. It was really the most awful rush I have ever been in & I was absolutely forced to leave all private matters undone." 4 pages, small 8vo, written on a single folded sheet, "British Antarctic Expedition" stationery with penguin logo; some soiling at vertical fold affecting signature. Swans Bay, 22 August 1910

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Riley (1895-1930) joined the S.S. Terra Nova R.Y.S. as Engineer Lieutenant in 1910.