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ROBERT W. CHAMBERS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/25/1931 - HFSID 67392

ROBERT W. CHAMBERS The artist turned popular novelist orders a book about Houdini Autograph Letter signed: "Robert W. Chambers", 1 page, 5x6½. Broadalbin, New York, 1931 June 25. On letterhead of the Broadalbin House to "Jordan Ellis Esq.

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ROBERT W. CHAMBERS
The artist turned popular novelist orders a book about Houdini
Autograph Letter signed: "Robert W. Chambers", 1 page, 5x6½. Broadalbin, New York, 1931 June 25. On letterhead of the Broadalbin House to "Jordan Ellis Esq.", in full: "I enclose my cheque ($60) for the Houdini book and the [illegible] paintings by Collins Baker. Yours very truly". Robert W. Chambers (1865-1933) was a Paris-trained artist and illustrator whose work appeared in many American magazines, including Life and Vogue. In the mid-1890s, he switched embarked on an even more successful career as a fiction writer, beginning with Gothic tales, and then moving on to romantic and historical novels. His most influential work was The King in Yellow (1895), a collection of short stories about a play of that name which drives its readers insane. Many writers, including H. P. Lovecraft, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Robert Heinlein and Stephen King, reference The King in Yellow in their own stories. Chambers spent his later years in Broadalbin, in New York's Hudson Valley. The Broadalbin House, built in 1854 and in service as a hotel since 1881, is on the National Register of Historic Places. Multiple mailing folds. Left edge lightly frayed. Edges lightly toned. Otherwise, fine condition.

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