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    H. G. Wells Writes a Letter to His Friend, Fellow Author Edward Gaitens

    H. G. Wells Autograph Letter Signed. One page on Wells' stationery note paper, 7 x 4.5 inches, Regent's Park, July 11, 1943. Addressed "My dear Gaitens", Wells asks his friend if he can call him the following week for lunch or dinner. One horizontal crease, a few vertical creases, minor rubbing, else near fine.
    From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells.


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    Edward Gaitens (1897-1966) was a Scottish writer, known for two books, Growing Up, and Dance of the Apprentices, as well as numerous socially progressive articles or short stories. This is how he attracted the attention of H. G. Wells, and the two eventually became friends.



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