H. G. Wells Writes to His Literary Agent
H. G. Wells Autograph Letter Signed. One page on Wells'
stationery note paper, 10.5 x 8.25 inches, Saint Mathieu Grasse,
February 16, 1931. Addressed "Dear Curtis Brown [Wells' literary
agent at the time], I'm attracted by this offer. Will you feel your
way for a higher price? ... I think we might to [sic] stipulate for
a delay. Say release of serial April 15th & no announcement
before April 7th ... Also I must pass the abbreviated text &
all headings & cross heads [illegible] of veto. [This section
is boxed and starred by Wells for emphasis] This is imperative.
Yours, H. G. Wells". Vertical and horizontal creases, very light
red pencil markings, some rubbing. Very good.
From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells.
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