T.S. ELIOT OFFERS TO SIGN SOME OF HIS BOOKS
ELIOT, T[HOMAS].S[TEARNS]. (1888-1965). American-born writer and poet. Typed Letter Signed, “T.S.E.”, on imprinted Faber and Faber Ltd. letterhead. One full page, small quarto. “24 Russell Square, London, W.C.1”, December 5, 1946.
SIGNED CARTE-DE-VISITE PHOTOGRAPH OF THE ABOLITIONIST AND POET JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER
WHITTIER, JOHN GREENLEAF. (1807-1892) American Quaker poet and ardent abolitionist. Carte-de-Visite Photograph Signed, “John G. Whittier”, under his image on the photographic surface.
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.
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.