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2 autograph letters signed, 8pp, 10 September 1899 and n.d. To "Dear Archie".

BENSON, E.F.

2 autograph letters signed (sideways in upper margins of first pages), 8pp, 8vo, Tremans, and printed letterhead of Baron's Down, Dulverton, 10 September 1899 and n.d. Good letters addressed to "Dear Archie", apparently a friend, offering him literary advice: ". . . for the book. I've read it once &... more


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7 autograph notes signed, 7pp, 26 October 1912 - 10 October 1925. To Mrs. Gill.

BENSON, E.F.

7 autograph notes signed, 7pp, 8vo, on printed letterhead of 102, Oakley Street, Chelsea and Lamb House, Rye, Sussex, 26 October 1912 thorough 10 October 1925. To Mrs. Gill, possibly a professional copyist or typist, requesting copies of his works: "[26 Oct. 1912] Please let me have two copies of... more


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An archive of original manuscripts, copy typescripts, letters, etc. by Caine.

CAINE, HALL

An archive of original manuscripts, copy typescripts, letters, etc. by Caine, comprising:

[1] Copy typescript of a memorial tribute to "Eric Robertson," 4pp, 4to, n.p., n.d. Printed on the rectos of 4 leaves of thin paper, with two corrections (of misspellings) and a deletion (of one word) in pencil in... more


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Six autograph letters signed, 15 pp, 22 May 1891 to 6 Sept. 1894. To Miss Peard.

NORRIS, W.E.

Series of six autograph letters signed, 15 closely-written pages, 8vo and 4to, most on Norris's personal stationery, Mount Stuart; Underbank, Torquay; and Alvington; 22 May 1891 to 6 September 1894, where dated, with two envelopes. An interesting correspondence to Miss Peard (possibly Frances Mary Peard [1835-1923]; prolific and popular English... more


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Autograph letter signed, 4pp, 8vo, Box Hill, 10 November 1886. To [Sidney] Colvin.

MEREDITH, GEORGE

Autograph letter signed (blue ink), 4pp, 8vo, Box Hill, 10 November 1886. A good letter to [Sidney] Colvin, anticipating a forthcoming visit, asking him to give "warm love" to the [R.L.] Stevensons, commenting "It is good news . . . that your invalid [R.L.S.] is better; I would I might... more


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Holograph working draft (unsigned), "Definition of Wit", 3pp, 4to, n.p., n.d.
Holograph working draft (unsigned), "Definition of Wit", 3pp, 4to, n.p., n.d.

HAZLITT, WILLIAM

Holograph working draft (unsigned) of the final three pages (only) of Hazlitt's prose work, "Definition of Wit", 3 1/2pp, 4to, n.p., n.d. This section of manuscript contains the concluding three pages and the addendum from the longer work, and begins: "The motto of wit seems to be, Light come, light... more


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Autograph manuscript signed of his essay, "Soldiers in the Making," 19 1/2pp, no place, no date.
Autograph manuscript signed of his essay, "Soldiers in the Making," 19 1/2pp, no place, no date.

HUGHES, RUPERT

Autograph manuscript signed of his essay on the state of the U.S. army, entitled "Soldiers in the Making," 19 1/2pp, 4to, no place, no date. A working draft written in ink on the rectos of 20 leaves (numbered [1]-20), with the author's additions, deletions and revisions (in ink and pencil)... more


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Group of original manuscripts by Noyes. With related material.

NOYES, ALFRED

Group of original manuscripts by Noyes, of three articles describing events at the Vatican following the death (on 10 February 1939) and funeral of Pope Pius XI, the workings of the conclave and the election of his successor, together with related material. The manuscripts were hand-written by Noyes and then,... more


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Typed letter signed, one page, 20 November 1951, with env. To Gene Boro.

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM CARLOS

Typed letter signed ("W.C. Williams"), one page, 4to, on personal printed letterhead of 9 Ridge Road, Rutherford, New Jersey, 20 November 1951, with the original matching envelope (flap torn; usual wear). To Gene Boro at the University of Florida, concerning a professional engagement: "That sounds excessively formal, but there seems... more


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Scarce autograph letter signed, one page, n.d. To an illegible recipient.

JOHNSON, LIONEL

Scarce autograph letter signed , one page, 8vo, on printed letterhead of New College, Oxford [crossed through and amended in holograph to read: King's Mead, Windsor Forest], n.d. To an illegible recipient, saying: "It's much too hot to write more than Congratulations -- so multiply them indefinitely. I'm sorry no... more


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2 typed letters signed and an autograph letter signed, 3pp. To C.T. O'Leary and A. Abbott Van Nostrand.
2 typed letters signed and an autograph letter signed, 3pp. To C.T. O'Leary and A. Abbott Van Nostrand.

SAROYAN, WILLIAM

2 typed letters signed (one apparently with a secretarial signature) and an autograph letter signed, 3pp, 4to, 1821 15th Avenue, San Francisco, California, n.p., and 171 Avenue Victor Hugo, Paris, 24 May 1950, 27 January 1952, and 18 June 1959. Business letters to C.T. O'Leary and A. Abbott Van Nostrand... more


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