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The Old Cinema,
Chatsworth Street,
Castlecomer,
Co. Killkenny,
R95 XV05,
Ireland.

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Lot 1290/0217

Estimate: €800-1200

Casement’s Recording

Casement (Roger)
A collection of documents and research materials assembled by Dr. Roger Saywer, biographer of Casement, including about 29 T.L.S. and A.L.S. to Sawyer from Julius Klei, the American journalist and writer who attended the Casement trial and worte an unpublished book and film script about Caement, with a copy of a letter from George Bernard Shaw to Klein about Casement; a typescript carbon copy (said to be the only one extant) of Kilein’s unfinished biography of Casement, 144 pages; a typescript interview conducted by Klein with Father Nicholson, including ‘some inside facts’ about the Casment case; and a tape recording conducted by Sawyer with klein about Csement’s activities in Berlin during the First World War. (Klein was raised in Berlin where his father was a resident: he says the family knew Casement).
As a collection, w.a.f. We are unable to guarantee the contents of the tape recording. (1)

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