Lot 4 of 366:
Letters from three authors.   

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$270
$300 - $500

Three letters, from Jack London, Henry James, and Norman Mailer


Various places


Various dates



  • Autograph letter, signed by Henry James, to Mrs. Hertz(?), presenting a volume "for old acquaintances sake." 4-page conjugate notesheet. Fe. 4, 1896.
  • Typed letter, signed by Jack London, to a Charles Pratt, asking that he dispatch three books to him immediately, as "I am sailing in a very few days now." On single sheet of paper, a few notes by London in pencil (darkening at top margin, old folds). Nov. 22, 1906.
  • Autograph quote signed by Norman Mailer, from p. 248 of his book Marilyn. 1 page, undated. 

Lot Amendments

London letter in good condition, the others very good.

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