Paris: Frank Harris, 1924.
1st Edition. Soft cover. Signed by Author. Superb Harris, Frank. Autographed Letter, 25 March, 1924. 2pp. 8vo., 7" 1/4 x 10" 1/2 folded once, on the letterhead of the Grand Hotel Haussmann, Paris addressed to W. H. Exelby in Montreal. A chatty letter: "Tho' I'm worked to death I want to write to you with my own hand and thank you for your surprising letter. I have worked as a farm hand, stoker & waiter. I'm sending you "The Bomb" & some little booklets. which contain a number of my "Contemporary Portraits". These have sold better in the US than my short stories. I seem to have lost my way in life. A.S.(S) Burleson Wilson's Post Master General destroyed my magazine, Pearson's by holding up the mail on the pretext that he had been informed that there was something seditious in it. He took my money. I'm writing The Story of My Life. The most important book ever written / Yours Ever / Frank Harris" In very good or better condition with the original mailing envelope showing some use. "Frank Harris (1856 1931) was a British-born, naturalized-American author, editor, journalist and publisher, who was friendly with many well-known figures of his day. Though he attracted much attention during his life for his irascible, aggressive personality, editorship of famous periodicals, and friendship with the talented and famous, he is remembered mainly for his multiple-volume memoir My Life and Loves, which was banned in countries around the world for its sexual explicitness." - Wikipedia.
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