Two Autograph Letters Signed, to Miss Kemball, sending two copies of Songs of Childhood, also some autographs, discussing her plans for the future, hoping to rent out her cottage due to “the necessity of taking a room in town & of getting secretarial help for my ‘publishing’.” 2 letters, 3 pp. 10 x 8 inches, folded. 34 Grove End Road, 1901. Laurence Alma-Tadema (1865-1940) daughter of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, the famous historical painter. Laurence Alma-Tadema contributed to various periodicals (including The Yellow Book) and published her own collections of stories and poems, as well as two novels, songs (usually to a specific musical score), and volumes or pamphlets of drama and translation.