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    H. G. Writes to His Friend, Fellow Author
    and Scientist Naomi Mitchison

    H. G. Wells Autograph Letter Signed. One page on Wells' stationery note paper, 10.5 x 8.25 inches, Saint Mathieu Grasse, August 25, 1932. Addressed "Dear Naomi I shall see the new "Ansline" [?] when I get to London & then I shall know whether to bless or curse Don't form any opinion of "Colonial Fascism" until you see my new book "After Democracy" I shall be back in London about the third week in September & then you must come for lunch with me & my daughter law [sic] & tell me all about Russia I shall want a lot of [illegible] about [Victor] Gollancz/yours H. G." Vertical and horizontal creases, paper toned and rubbed, ink creating a "halo" effect on paper. Very good.
    From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells.


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    Naomi Mitchison (Scottish novelist, poet and scientist, 1897-1999) was a vocal feminist and socialist, perhaps the best reason she moved in the same circles as Wells. Her works were considered controversial for their outspoken feminist point of view and her frank depiction of sexual matters and birth control. Her work as a science fiction novelist was heavily influenced by Wells.



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    April, 2015
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