[ E. F. Benson, author of the 'Mapp and Lucia' novels. ] Autograph Signature ('E. F Benson').

E. F. Benson [ Edward Frederic Benson ] (1867-1940), English author, archaeologist and Cambridge don
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Place and date not stated.

On one side of a 3 x 10 cm slip of paper, cut from the end of a letter. In fair condition, lightly aged, with tissue mounts adhering to blank reverse. A good firm signature, underlined, reading 'E. F Benson'.

Autograph Letter Signed ('A. C. Benson') to 'Mr <Fletcher?>.

Arthur Christopher Benson (1862-1925), English man of letters and Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge
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13 April 1915; on letterhead of Tremans, Horsted Keynes, Sussex.

12mo: 2 pp. Very good. 15 lines of text. He thanks him for his book . I can't read it leisurely at present - I am on the move - but I have been reading in it, as the old writers say'. He is very interested in the things he is gleaning from it. In a postscript he thanks the author for 'what you say about my work' and praises the book for its 'vitality which so much literature lacks, but which some books possess'.

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