May 12, 2005 - Sale 2043

Sale 2043 - Lot 356

Price Realized: $ 632
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 250 - $ 350
WELLS, H. G. Autograph Letter Signed, to [Nathalie Sedgwick?] Colby, thanking her for sending her book and giving it high praise. 1 page, single 4to sheet, Lou Pidou stationery; folds, minor chips at edges. Grasse, 1 February 1928

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"I take the praising of books very seriously & I never praise them unless I think they deserve praise. There is no damn politeness about me in this matter. And I think your book a most charming & careful & excellent piece of work & in it I find humble characters & your spirit which is delightful. Thank you for sending it to me . . ."