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    H. G. Wells Writes a Friendly Note to His Friend,
    Naomi Mitchison

    H. G. Wells Autograph Note Signed. One page on Wells' stationery note card, 3.5 x 4.5 inches, Westminster, October 23, 1929. Addressed "My dear Naomi My warmest thanks for The Ascent of Humanity [Gerald Heard, Cape, 1929] I will read it. You looked ill last night. I hope you are only just tired. All my best wishes H. G." Card toned and unevenly sunned, minor creasing. 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
    8th-9th Wednesday-Thursday
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