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    Sir Henry Rider Haggard 1887 Autograph Letter Signed This English novelist's best known works include King Solomon's Mines (1885), Allan Quatermain (1887), and She (1887) which have spawned numerous motion pictures. He worked for years in South Africa where many of his stories were set. Haggard was knighted in 1912 for his welfare work in England. Offered here is a two page (one sheet) handwritten letter, signed "H. Rider Haggard," dated February 22, 1887 from Luxor (Egypt) on Cook's Nile Steamboat Service letterhead. He is asking the recipient, W. Laftie, about an enclosed cartouche (not present) and mentions that, "Egypt impresses me beyond words." Thin binding strip on left edge affects little, else fine condition. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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