Lot 695: Prolific British novelist (1856–1925) best known for such adventure fare as King Solomon's Mines and Allan Quatermain. ALS, one page both sides, 4.5 x 7.25, personal letterhead, October 21, no year. Letter to Mr. Watt. In part: "I enclose pp 1–84 of the clean pull of Beatrice for the printers to set the serial slips from—I will forward the others as fast as they come in." In fine condition, with light soiling and show-through from writing to opposing sides. A romance first published in 1890, Haggard later called Beatrice 'one of the best bits of work I ever did.'
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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