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    Original Manuscript of Fred Bason's Third Diary plus an archive of items signed by Fred Bason to include: 1). Time Magazine dated January 1, 1951, signed on cover with a personal note to Henry Luhrs, noting an article about Fred on page 63; 2). A rough draft forA Summers Black Magic & Witchcraft accompanied by a Bason ALS regarding the bibliography; 3). The original manuscript for "The Loveter Affair" with an interesting comment from Bason, in part: "...But in 1929 I was AN AUTHOR! (capitals) Now I am merely a writer..."; 4). A copy of the Swallow Bulletin with handwritten notes that it is the only article that he has ever written about golf signed "Fred Bason"; 5). A copy of Picture Post magazine, September 18, 1954 noted on cover in Bason's hand "Page 5 Profile on me. Fred Bason"; 6). The Cigarette Collectors Handbook and Guide (London: Robert Anscombe & Company, 1937). The Original rough proof copy as noted in Fred Bason's hand noting "The only rough proof copy of this book. I made no corrections so I was able to retain this the only copy Fred Bason 1960"; 7). Saving the best for last, the original Typed Manuscript of Fred Bason's Third Diary. Annotated throughout in his hand and the closing line of the book is hand written and signed in pencil... "Except a really nice lady. When I find that lady, I will leave Walworth forever!" An amazing grouping of material by this legendary Conckney author, bookseller, storyteller, and autograph collector. Generally fine condition. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    October, 2006
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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