Paul Gallico (1897-1976) was an American novelist and short story and sports writer. Many of his works were adapted for film, including his books The Snow Goose, and The Poseidon Adventure. His library and estate are coming up for auction in the U.K., at Chiswick Auctions, and include Gallico’s own work, as well as personal notes, press cuttings, personal artifacts including his typewriters, his leather Abercrombie & Fitch flying jacket from his time as a war correspondent, a range of his highly-popular books and insightful notes that offer us a glimpse into the man behind his writings, as well as some rare First Editions by significant writers and great friends of his. Learn more.
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