James Baldwin

James Baldwin

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An original vintage 1968 handwritten secretarial letter on headed paper WITH index card, clearly signed in ink by James Baldwin

INCLUDES original mailing envelope


From the wonderful Michael Pinchbeck collection. This amazing collection consisted of over 2000+ music / entertainment / sport / politics & pioneers autographs on index cards / books / letters & photographs. All obtained in-person and through the post by him for 50+ years between the 1950s-1990s. The majority are dedicated to him and date stamped. As part of his archiving, there are numerous letters that help support the history and provenance of his lifetime dedication to the hobby of autograph collecting. Date notation is December 7th 1968. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA   


11x9cm Index Card




About James Baldwin

James Baldwin

JAMES BALDWIN d1987. American writer and activist. As a writer, he garnered acclaim across various mediums, including essays / novels / plays and poems. His first novel, Go Tell it On The Mountain was published in 1953. Decades later, Time Magazine included the novel on its list of the 100 best English language novels released between 1923-2005. His first essay collection, Notes of a Native Son was published in 1955. His work fictionalizes fundamental personal questions and dilemmas amid complex social and psychological pressures. His reputation has endured since his death and his work has been adapted for the screen to great acclaim. In addition to writing, he was also a well-known and controversial, public figure and orator, especially during the civil rights movement in the United States. He died in France aged 63 on December 1st 1987


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