Autograph letter signed "Willie" : Paris, to "Charley" [Charles Hanson Towne], [1937] May 8.


Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965. Autograph letter signed "Willie" : Paris, to "Charley" [Charles Hanson Towne], [1937] May 8.

Autograph letter signed "Willie" : Paris, to "Charley" [Charles Hanson Towne], [1937] May 8.

Expressing delight that his book is "heading the bestsellers"; discussing his travel plans; mentioning the revival of his play, The Constant Wife; noting that he can only see Ethel Barrymore in the part.

1 item (4 p.) ; 18.2 cm. + envelope.

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