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    H.G. Wells Autograph Letter Signed "HG Wells." One page on his personal letterhead, 6.25" x 8.25", Hampstead, n.d. [circa 1912]. A letter concerning the upcoming publication of Socialism and the Great State: Essays in Construction, a collection of essays to which Wells contributed published by Harper & Brothers in 1912. Wells writes, in part: "...I shall be glad if you will let me know what Messrs Harper think of the American book rights...The contributors will be myself, Lady Warwick, LG Chiozza Money M.P., Roger Fry, & others..." Matted and framed with a black and white photograph of H.G. Wells.

    Best remembered as the author of enduring science fiction classics as The Time Machine, War of the Worlds, and The Invisible Man; Wells was a prolific writer in all genres, including social criticism such as the essay titled "The Past and the Great State" which was included in the work referenced here.

    Condition: Smoothed folds, light toning around edges, minor soiling at top right corner. Otherwise very fine.


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