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WELLS Herbert George - Autograph Letter Signed 1915 sending a Looking Ahead article

  • £325.00

Herbert George WELLS (1866-1946)

Autograph Letter Signed (“H.G. Wells”) to “My dear Donald” [Robert Donald, editor of the Daily Chronicle] sending him an article.
1 page 4to, Easton Glebe, Dunmow, “Christmas Eve” 1915. 
Here is a Looking Ahead article on fairly obvious lines. I want to follow it up by several others at intervals of two or three weeks. Can you use it not earlier than Jan 15th? The New York Post will use it on that date.”
Robert Donald, editor of the Liberal newspaper the Daily Chronicle, was a close friend of David Lloyd George. Wells was a regular contributor to the Chronicle, and his articles during the first years of World War I were generally over-optimistic about both the progress of the war and the effects on Britain in general.


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