Georgette Heyer Simon The Coldheart ++ Author Handwriiten Card


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Georgette Heyer : Simon The Coldheart Reprint Published By William Heinemann London 1933……. Tipped in at the front of the book though is a very rare handwritten card from The Author to a customer and it’s dated 22.1.62 from her Albany Address in London.Any Heyer notes such as this are very rare,of course these were the days when there were not any Author Signing Events.   (see pictures)  

Condition Of Book: This is a Good – Only Copy of this Book in original green cloth with black title lettering to spine and upper cover.No dust-jacket.What makes the book a bit special however is an address card from Georgette Heyer hand written to a collector and is dated 12.1.62 From Georgette Heyer her address of F3 Albany W1 and it reads  ” Many thanks for your kind letter.I am afraid the book you want is unobtainable perhaps in Australia ,unless you found a copy in some second hand book-shop ” not signed but clearly in her own handwriting.The book itself is not a great copy with some tape repairs applied to the spine and edge of the covers.(can be removed carefully if required) There is one previous newspaper cutting regarding her title Frederica and one obituary newspaper colomn to the blank front endpaper and verso of the half title page.Book is foxed and rubbed to edges,with foxing present also to the fore-edge of the book.It’s the tipped in address card that was sent to this customer in Lytham that makes it a hugely rare and collectable item.This copy was acquired from a large collection of Heyer books.Georgette Heyer was mostly known as a novelist of Historical Romance and Detective Fiiction books.Her writing career began back in 1921,after she turned a story for her younger brother into the novel The Black Moth.A prolific writer,8vo 319pp Reprint 

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