A. E. W. MASON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/30/1896 - HFSID 73068
A. E. W. MASON He writes to acquire a History of Cumberland, perhaps doing research for one of his novels. Autograph Letter signed: "A. E. W. Mason", 1 page, 4x6. The Willows, Old Windsor, 1896 August 30. To "Dear Mr.
Sale Price $288.00
A. E. W. MASON
He writes to acquire a History of Cumberland, perhaps doing research for one of his novels.
Autograph Letter signed: "A. E. W. Mason", 1 page, 4x6. The Willows, Old Windsor, 1896 August 30. To "Dear Mr. Mathews", in full: "I write to congratulate you on your marriage of which you sent me word, and combining business with pleasure to ask you if you could quote to me prices of a copy of Whellan's History of Cumberland published in 1860. Yours sincerely". Prolific English novelist Alfred Edward Woodley Mason (1865-1948) is best remembered for The Four Feathers (1902), which has been made into at least seven films. Among his other well-known books were Fire Over England (1937), and five mysteries featuring Inspector Hanaud, beginning with At the Villa Rose (1910). He wrote three plays, including the successful Witness for the Defense (1911), and a biography of Sir Francis Drake (1941). During World War I, he was a Royal Army major, engaged in counter-intelligence in Spain and Mexico. Toned. Corners worn. Mailing fold through center. Otherwise, fine condition.
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