HILTON, JAMES (1900-1954). FINAL ANNOTATED DRAFT TYPESCRIPT OF
Provenance: “The Papers of James Hilton” sold at Christie’s Los Angeles, 18th
November, 1999 (lot 83).
One of the most celebrated and best-loved novels of the 20th century, LOST
HORIZON, in 1933, introduced “Shangri-La” to the English language and remains the
20th century’s most renowned fictional vision of modern utopia...
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