Autograph Letter Signed P C Wren, novelist, to unnamed correspondent partly about the film of The Wages of Virtue (a Foreign Legion novel) with Gloria Swanson.

[Percival Christopher Wren] P.C. Wren, author of Beau Geste and others
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Frerem, 28 Penn Hill Avenue, Parkstone, Dorset, 23 Jan. 1925.

Two pages, 8vo, paper bleached by text clear and complete. Many thanks for your two letters. | 1. Thank you for the good advice in the first. Will you kindly tell me whether the Legion film that you saw was that of my book 'The Wages of Virtue'. This was filmed in America with Gloria Swanson as heroine & a star cast, but I have neither seen nor heard anything of it. | 2. I do not think that 'Tigress' was copyrighted in America in any way. The authoress never heard anything about this being done.

[Pamphlet, bifolium] Letters on the Signs of the Times. To the Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of London [addressed in Southcott's hand].

[Joanna Southcott and Jane Townley, her patron]
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Printed by S. Rousseau, Wood Street, Spa Fields, London, [1804].

Four pages, 4to, marks from folding as letter, some pinholes, edges sl. ragged, text clear and complete. Copies were abviously sent to church (ands other) personnel, this one being addressed possibly in Southcott's sprawling hand[papers in the BL only indicate that people did her writing for her - I've yet to find a sample beyong a signature] to the Church Warden | Bedfont, East | Middlesex || for the Curate. It is docketed with the date 7 July 1804 received, Townley writes to the Bishop, Joanna Southcott at greater length to Jane Townley. According to BBTI, the printer, S.

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