Auction Date: 31/07/2022 at 10am
SOMERSET MAUGHAM (W) author. Good tls to Jean Mann MP, dated March 6th 1949, 1p 4to. One small hole affecting one word otherwise good. '…It is a comfort to me to think that my works are read by legislators. Sometimes they don't entirely approve of me...an ex-Lord Chancellor said to me once that you didn't need to be a genius to govern a country but it was enough if you had common sense…I have spent days and day in magistrates courts and have found the experience tragic sometimes, amusing often a great help in learning something more about that inexhaustible subject, human nature…'