Signed letter

1941. No Binding. 2 sheets., 23 x 17.5 cm. TLS to Lady Wavertree discussing the war progress ("I fear the Japanese intervention may have put the clock of the war back a bit for us, especially on account of their substantial initial successes."), London life ("I don't think you would much care for London to-day, if you were here. For me, at all events, it is too full of the ghost of the last war.") and Noel Coward's latest play ("Yes, I have seen Noel Coward's comedy. It is very amusing, and very light, and is being most successful."). Signed "Yours, Douglas Reed". Dated December 22 1941 and headed 'Timbers', Keymer Road, Burgess Hill, Sussex. Also a typed, stamped envelope with has been redirected in handwriting to Wairakei Hotel, Wairakei.Reed (1895-1976) was Berlin correspondent for The Times 1927-35 and Central European Correspondent 1935-38. He wrote several books on the deteriorating situation in Europe in the thirties. Very Good. Item #017817

Price: $99.00 NZD

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