Lot 48

Autograph Collection.- Writers

A collection of autographs, scrap signatures, photographs, newspaper clippings, typed and manuscript cards and letters (signed and unsigned) by prominent authors including: Mary Elizabeth Braddon, John le Carré, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, S. Coleridge-Taylor, G. Wilson Knight, Anthony Gilbert [aka Lucy Malleson], Julian Symons (letter to Mr Hughes: ‘Autograph hunting is a harmless…substitute for more dubious occupations like writing books’, 1962), Kenneth Tynan, Margery Allingham, F.R. Leavis, Rhoda Broughton, Edwin Arnold, Dorothy Stickney, Aubrey de Sélincourt, J.C. Trewin, Eleanor Farjeon, Edith Pargeter (aka Ellis Peters, to Mr. Hughes: ‘I confess to being a woman…Like many others who turn to crime stories, I came to the conclusion that it was fairer to the public to establish a second identity, so that they could have a fair idea of what they were getting’, 1965), Kenneth Clark; and others, v.s. (quantity)

Estimate: £250-£350