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    E. M. Forster Autograph Letters Signed and a Typed Letter Signed.

    Autograph Letter Signed "E M Forster." Two pages (of a bifolium), 4.5" x 7", Harnham, Monument Green, Weybridge [England]; August 8, 1919. A letter to [Sydney] Cockerell, in which he writes, in part, about a review he wrote, "How very kind of you to write: I am most gratified: I had no idea that my review would give Mr Blunt any pleasure, and the news was most gratifying."

    Autograph Letter Signed "E M Forster." One page, 4.5" x 7", on Station Gomshall [Surrey, England] stationery; January 25, [1924?]. A brief letter to a Mr. Wallis thanking him and Mrs. Wallis for an invitation to visit.

    Autograph Letter Signed "E M. Forster." One page (of a bifolium), 4.5" x 7", Reform Club [London]; August 21, [1927?]. A letter to a Mr. Wilson in which he sends his regrets "that I shall not be able to come to Durham to lecture this winter for the reason that other engagements will keep me in the South."

    Autograph Letter Signed "E M. Forster." One page, 4.5" x 7", on Station Gomshall [Surrey, England] stationery; January 9, [1927?]. A letter to Mrs. Wallis thanking her for a particular kindness.

    Typed Letter Signed "E M Forster." Two pages, 7" x 9", Station Comshall (Surrey, England) stationery; October 10, 1934. Letter to A. P. Herbert (1890-1971), English humorist, novelist, playwright, law reform activist, and member of Parliament, seeking a contribution to the Council for Civil Liberties. In a hand-written postscript, marked "personal," Forster mentions the Sedition Bill before Parliament, writing in part, "I agree that some of the opposition to the Bill has been a bit fictitious and unwise. I hope though that you will find time to go into the Bill a little, since you have cared to join our list of vice presidents, and will decide how best it may be opposed."

    E. M. Forster (1879-1970) was an English novelist, short story writer, essayist, and librettist, known for his works A Room with a View (1908), Howards End (1910), and A Passage to India (1924).

    Condition: Letters have the usual folds but otherwise good.


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