EUGENE O’NEILL, EXPRESSES HIS ADMIRATION FOR PAUL ROBESON — BUT STILL POLITELY REFUSES TO WRITE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE BIOGRAPHY OF ROBESON, WRITTEN BY MRS. ROBESON
O’NEILL, EUGENE. Good Typed Letter Signed, “Eugene O’Neill”, on imprinted Le Plessis, Saint-Antoine Du Rocher stationery. One page, quarto. No place, February 19, 1930.
DICKENS CABINET PHOTO
DICKENS, CHARLES. (1812-1870). English novelist. An attractive cabinet size photograph depicting Dickens in a full length pose, standing aside a desk, and holding a book in his hands.
SINCLAIR LEWIS COUNSELS A YOUNG WOMAN WRITER IN ITALY: “IF YOU CARRIED OUT YOUR FEELING THAT I HAVE ROBBED YOU OF YOUR ASSIGNMENT, YOU WOULD ALSO HAVE TO ASK EVERY AMERICAN CORRESPONDENT IN ITALY…TO RESIGN ON THE GROUND THAT THEY ARE MALICIOUSLY HOLDING JOBS WHICH YOU WOULD LIKE.”
LEWIS, SINCLAIR. (1885-1951). American novelist, short-story writer, playwright; first writer from the United States to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Typed Letter Signed, “Sinclair Lewis” on imprinted Excelsior Hotel [Florence] illustrated stationery, with original stamped envelope. January 29, 1949.
ROBERT FROST ON HIS “LECTURING”, OR LACK THEREOF!
FROST, ROBERT. (1874-1963). American poet. Somewhat uncommon, Autograph Letter Signed, “Robert Frost”. One full page, octavo. Amherst, Massachusetts, February 22, 1931.