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    W. Somerset Maugham. Autograph Letter Signed to Miss Collier, and His Handwritten Responses to Interview Questions. Rough draft of a magazine article (pages numbered 2 and 3), presumably by a "Miss Collier". Also included is a list of personal questions which Maugham has answered in blue ink (both sides of page 5). Finally, an autograph letter (undated) written to "Miss Collier" praising her published article, signed "W. S. Maugham." Usual folds; all four sheets in very good or better condition.

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    One of the questions, with Maugham's response:


    "Could you tell me a little more about your Cap Ferrat Villa, just what it looks like and how it is situated?"


    "A large square house, white washed, with light from shutters, with lofty whitewashed rooms, very cool and quiet, away from the crowd at the end of the cape & surrounded by nine acres of land, partly garden, but mostly uncultivated hill-side which in Spring is covered with wild flowers. A swimming pool perched on the side of the hill & surrounded by white & pink Oleanders. In the house are all the things I have collected on my journeys."


    From the Collection of Norman F. Moore.

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