Sale 9911031 | Lot 20

Clemens, Samuel L. (Mark Twain)

Catalogue: Books & Prints

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Lot 20
Clemens, Samuel L. (Mark Twain)
Autograph letter signed ("S L Clemens"), one page, 14 September n.y., Elmira, to "Dear Sir," reading "Your proposition is received. In reply I am obliged to say that my engagements are such that they debar me from accepting." Paper slightly soiled, old mounting glue along left edge, spotting along left margin, partially affecting two letters, pasted along left edge to leaf of portraits of Twain.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $800 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $800 (includes buyer's premium)

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Wed, Nov 03, 1999 at 10am EST
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