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BAX Arnold - Autograph Letter Signed making arrangements for a photo session for The Strand

  • £195.00

Arnold BAX (1883-1953)

Autograph Letter Signed (“Arnold Bax”) to “Dear Mr. Usborne” (Richard Usborne, assistant editor of The Strand magazine), making arrangements for a photograph to be taken.

1 page 8vo, Storrington, 15 April n.y.                                                

Will your secretary kindly ring me up next Tuesday at about 12.45 and then I can make an appointment for the photograph of which you write in your letter. Storrington 180 is the number.”

The letter obviously dates from the late 1940s as Bax moved to the White Horse Inn in Storrington after the Second World War, and the Strand Magazine ceased publication in 1950. The photograph may have been intended to accompany an article in this magazine, famous for its publication of many of the Sherlock Holmes stories.


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