Autographed Letter Signed

NOVIKOVA, Olga [Olga Alekseeva, nee Kireeva] (1840 - 1925)

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Place Published: London
Date Published: 1891

Description: 1 page, 7 x 4.5 inches, Claridge's Hotel, London, January 9, 1891. Written in English to an autograph collector, in full: "My Young Friend, Allow me to offer you a friendly advice: whenever you want some valuable autographs, ask them from people more celebrated than Sincerely Yours, Olga Novikoff nee Kireeva (O.K.)." One horizontal fold; very good(+) condition.

Comments: Russian author, propagandist and reputed agent. She kept a famous salon when she was in London, first at Brook Street, then Claridge's Hotel, where her circle of friends included Carlyle and J.A. Froude. Nicholas I was her godfather and her husband, Ivan Novikov, was a Colonel at Staff Headquarters and Curator of St. Petersburg University. Opponents of Prime Minister Gladstone accused her of being a Russian spy.

Signed: Y
Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 253488


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