The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 08463
Date: [May/June 1892][1]
Author: JW
Place: Paris
Recipient: William Heinemann[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection
Document Type: ALS[3]


33. Rue de Tournon - Paris -

Have sent McCall[5] the revised proofs -

Want to see them in page form -

What is your idea of where it all ought to come? Believe my notion of Appendix most simple -

[butterfly signature]

Write -

Success here simply "colossale!"

Please[6] send two copies of Gentle Art[7] (present edition) at once[8] - tomorrow -

This document is protected by copyright.


1.  [May/June 1892]
Dated from reference to printing (see below).

2.  William Heinemann
William Heinemann (1863-1920), publisher [more].

3.  ALS
Written in purple ink.

4.  '[1892]'
Added in another hand.

5.  McCall
Charles McCall (b. ca 1844- d. 1908), printer [more].

6.  Please ... tomorrow -
Continued in left margin.

7.  Gentle Art
Whistler, James McNeill, The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, London and New York, 1890; preparations were underway for Whistler, James McNeill, The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, 2nd ed., London and New York, 1892.

8.  at once
Double underlined.