[Matthew Arnold, poet and educationalist.] Autograph Signature with date.

Matthew Arnold (1822-1888), celebrated poet and critic
Publication details: 
1 February 1868. Place not stated.
SKU: 21130

In very good condition, on 12mo leaf, with light horizontal folds above and below the signature. Clearly written in response to a request for an autograph. Excellent underlined signature, firm and bold, centred on the page, and reading: 'Matthew Arnold. | February 1st, 1868.' Arnold is one of the great Victorian poets, author of 'Dover Beach' and 'The Scholar Gypsy'.