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    H. G. Wells Wants to Torture a
    Fictional Character

    H. G. Wells Autograph Note Signed. One page on Wells' stationery paper, 9 x 7 inches, Buckingham Gate, S. W., [n.d.]. In this letter, Wells writes: "Private/Head to Heart/ My dear Jackson, I wish I could get the fingers of the man who lives in this paragraph [presumably the one affixed to the upper corner of the letter] & the other paragraph about the coal merchant & the one about the submarine, in a vice for a few minutes, I'd learn him- Yours, H.G.W." Vertical and horizontal folds, minor creasing at edges, rust paperclip markings on lower left corner, small newsprint excerpt affixed to upper corner. A very good letter.
    From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells.


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    April, 2015
    8th-9th Wednesday-Thursday
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