Lot 287: Douglas, Alfred

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Lot 287: Douglas Alfred: (1870-1945) English Author & Poet, The Intimate Friend And Lover Of Oscar Wilde. A.L.S., Alfred Douglas, One Page, 4To, Hove, Sussex, 6Th December 1942, To [Collin] Brooks. Douglas Writes, In Full, 'This Is To Introduce My Friend Mr. Adrian Earle Who Is A Great Admirer Of You & Truth. He Is Keen To Join The €Œright†Press & His Views Are Extremely Sound'. One Very Minor Paperclip Rust Stain To The Upper Left Corner, Otherwise Vg Collin Brooks (1893-1959) British Journalist, Writer & Broadcaster, Chairman And Editor Of Truth, An Expose Magazine Of Political And Society Issues From 1941-53. Douglas Had Met Earle In 1942, The Same Year As The Present Letter, When Earle Expressed An Interest In Purchasing Some Manuscripts. Douglas Considered Making Earle His Heir, However The Two Men Fell Out And Douglas Changed His Will In Favour Of Edward Colman.] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £150-200
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