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Lot 203: JAMES, Henry. Autograph letter signed to Sir Spencer Walpole, Lamb House, Rye, 27 July 1903. 1

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December 2, 2005
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JAMES, Henry. Autograph letter signed to Sir Spencer Walpole, Lamb House, Rye, 27 July 1903. 1 1/2 pages, 4to. "I have been uncomprehendingly backward in sending you my subscription to the Sidney Colvin Testimonial... I am afraid that, absolutely adhesive here as I am in these days, it will not be possible for me to take part in the Transactions of the 6th..."; Autograph letter signed to G.S. Goodhue, Lamd House, Rye, 9 November 1901. 1 1/2 pages, 4to, foxed. "Permit me to thank, through you, your Committee, for the honour done me by making me a member of your Hawaiian Club... I wish my appreciation could take some active form,... but you see how very much at the other side of the globe I am..."; Autograph letter signed to an unidentified correspondent, 34 De Vere Gardens, 11 April n.y. 2 pages, 8vo. Expressing gratitude for "bringing me the portrait of Mrs. Stevenson. I am greatly obliged to you for your trouble & for your offer of news of the dear people..."; Autograph postcard signed to H.M. Paull of the Dramatists' Club, Cambridge, 31 October 1910. 1 page, a small oblong "... Spending in all probability the winter & spring in America, I shall be deprived for some months to come of the pleasure of attending the meetings of the Dramatists' Club."; Typed letter signed to Mr. [Henry Loomis] Nelson, editor of Harper's Weekly, 34 De Vere Gardens, 29 May 1897. 1 page, 4to. Arranging a meeting. Provenance: James Gilvarry (his sale Christie's New York, 7 February 1986, lot 169). (5)

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