Autograph Letter Signed "René Bull", to "Gilmer", declining a commission because of a prior engagement.

René Bull (1872– 1942), book illustrator.
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20 Palliser Court, Barons Court, Londo, W., 10th August 1919.

Three pages, 12mo, bifolium, some marking but mainly good condition. "Many thanks for your letter - I thought the Indian Book was off long ago - anyhow I am sorry I could not undertake it now as I am bought up by Vickers Ltd [engineering company,inc. aircraft] for experimental work at a big premium - am awfully sory. Cheerio - hope to come across you sometime." Note: Bull served in the Royal Air Force during the Great War. Perhaps he joinned the Aircraft section of Vickers in 1919.

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