Lot 721: 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 x 6, black-bordered personal letterhead, November 1, 1891. Letter to Mrs. Stannard, in part: "Thanks for the copy of 'Golden Gates' (I hope they are opening wide & wider!) with the amusing account of your interview with the P. O. C...the letter & book arrived safely however-they were from an American gentleman who wanted an autograph written in the latter." In very good condition, with a tape-repaired tear to right edge, slight scattered creasing and foxing, and partial separations to spine and fold intersection; an unobtrusive tear to second integral page.
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Friday, 23rd October 2015
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