1 1/2 pages, 8vo, on Forster's imprinted letterhead, with envelope: "I haven't a copy of the I.A. down here, but Hardie's letter sounds sensible. I think though that either he or Salter should state very clearly that it was decided not to bring the history up to date. Otherwise the critics will start being clever. I should myself have liked a reflective...postscript..."; Autograph letter signed to George Sampson, London, 16 September 1915, 2 pages, 8vo, on embossed stationery of the National Gallery, integral blank leaf. Forster suggests various pictures in the Gallery that might be suitable to illustrate a literary anthology Sampson is preparing: "...For the W.W. [William Wordsworth] Sonnet I may mention that there are three pictures of Westminster Bridge (all of some merit) by Samuel Scott in the Gallery...For Russian Pilgrims, might Holman Hunt's picture be for you...one of his last works entitled (I think) 'The Miracle of the Easter Fire." (3) " /> FORSTER, E.M. Autograph letter signed TO VITA SACKVILLE-WEST, West Hackhurst,Abinger Hammer, Dorking, 5 April 1942, <I>2 pages, 8vo, on Forster's imprinted letterhead</I>: "I have had a distressed letter from Killern Roberts, the secretary of the Authors' Society, telling me that you are resigning from it, and begging me to write to you, and ask you to remember your decision...Literature is having a royal time now, of course, and I feel that the more eminent writers may keep it going until calmer days, and may help the rank and file, if they retain their membership of the S. of A....I am hoping to bring out a lecture on Virginia Woolf [published the following month] which I gave recently. It has Leonard's [Woolf] approval, and I shall send you a copy"; Autograph letter signed to Stanley Unwin of the publishers Allen & Unwin, West Hackburst, Abinger Hammer, Dorking, 1 July 1927, <I>1 1/2 pages, 8vo, on Forster's imprinted letterhead, with envelope</I>: "I haven't a copy of the <I>I.A.</I> down here, but Hardie's letter sounds sensible. I think though that either he or Salter should state very clearly that it was decided <I>not</I> to bring the history up to date. Otherwise the critics will start being clever. I should myself have liked a reflective...postscript..."; Autograph letter signed to George Sampson, London, 16 September 1915, <I>2 pages, 8vo, on embossed stationery of the National Gallery, integral blank leaf.</I> Forster suggests various pictures in the Gallery that might be suitable to illustrate a literary anthology Sampson is preparing: "...For the W.W. [William Wordsworth] Sonnet I may mention that there are three pictures of Westminster Bridge (all of some merit) by Samuel Scott in the Gallery...For Russian Pilgrims, might Holman Hunt's picture be for you...one of his last works entitled (I think) 'The Miracle of the Easter Fire." (3) | Christie's