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    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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    April, 2015
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