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Autographed Letter Signed
1956 - Autographed Signed Letter addressed to “Turner” which reads: “Sept 10 - 56 From SIR ALFRED MUNNINGS, K.C.V.O., P.P.R.A., Castle House Dedham Colchester Tel Dedham 2127 My dear Turner Excuse pencil - Parkers & all the rest never act when wanted & I get so many letters I leave them unanswered – unless it’s someone telling me that my 3 books saved their lives when in bed 3 weeks. Undoubtedly your Braintree sojourn would have been a path to paradise had you lain on your back and read them. Your piece about the Forest of Butley & then the New E – Anglian Magazine reminded me that I MUST get the book about Acton Jennings &c as you’ll see by enclosed piece of paper (one of many midnight notes that I make in bed every d____d night & forget them) I had memorised the purchase of your masterpieces. * Brompton Mixture.  Just the thing for you. The true stuff can be made for you by Sawyers – old fashioned Chemists on a corner near The Swan at Southwold. Others will try it – But all vary. An excuse for you & I to go to Southwold. A lovely place – Alfred Munnings Many thanks for book” And then on the side of the letter: “For chests and phlegm & all the rest. Origin _ the Brompton Hospital of old” Housed in modern morocco-backed drop-back box with a morocco label on the lid. 12 ½ inches tall (32cm).   Condition Report Externally Spine – very good condition – four raised bands, gilt decorated with the initials JC, gilt titles. Joints – very good condition. Corners – very good condition. Boards – very good condition – cloth with a red leather label to the front of the box. Page edges – n/a. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – n/a Paste downs – n/a. End papers – n/a. Title – n/a. Pages – good condition. Binding – n/a. See photos  [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
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