GENERAL CHENNAULT, OF “FLYING TIGERS’ FAME, WRITING FROM TAIWAN, RECALLS HIS PREDICTIONS ABOUT RED CHINESE INVOLVEMENT IN THE KOREAN WAR
CHENNAULT, CLAIRE LEE. (1890-1958). American Army officer; best known for his leadership of the “Flying Tigers” and the Republic of China Air Force in World War II. Typed Letter Signed, “C.L. Chennault”, on his name-imprinted “The Orient’s Own” CAT Civil Air Transport letterhead. One page, quarto. Taipei, Taiwan, February 24, 1953.
E.E. CUMMINGS — “ONE OF THE VERY FEW / ’YOUNGER AMERICAN WRITERS’ WHO / DESERVES TO BE CALLED A POET…”
CUMMINGS, E(DWARD) E(STLIN). (1894-1962). American poet. Uncommon Typed Letter Signed, “E.E. Cummings”, in red crayon, written in the style of his poetry. One page, quarto. “4 Patchin Place, New York City, 11”, May 16, 1955. Very fine condition. To “Dear Miss Nicolson”.
SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL – THE HORSE STUD BREEDER — IDENTIFIES TWO OF HIS COLTS, AND OFFERS THEIR PEDIGREE
CHURCHILL, SIR WINSTON LEONARD SPENCER. (1874-1965). British politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1940-1945, 1951-1955). Good Typed Letter Signed, “Yours affectionately, W”, on his imprinted Chartwell / Westerham / Kent stationery. One page, quarto. August 24, 1956. Addressed in Churchill’s hand to: ‘My dear Juliet”.
CHURCHILL INFORMS HIS UK PUBLISHER, CASSELL ABOUT THE GREATEST COUP OF POST WORLD WAR II PUBLISHING — AND OFFERS THE PUBLICATION DATES AND DETAILS OF CHURCHILL’S: THE SECOND WORLD WAR
CHURCHILL, SIR WINSTON S. (1874-1965). British politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1940-1945, 1951-1955). Important Typed Letter Signed, “Yours sincerely, Winston S. Churchill”, with a lengthy five-line paragraph written entirely in his hand above his bold closing signature, on his imprinted 28, Hyde Park Gate, London, S.W.7 stationery. Two full pages, quarto. London, January 23, 1948.
MARIANNE MOORE TO VIVIENNE KOCH
MOORE, MARIANNE. (1887-1972). American poet. Typed Letter Signed, “Marianne”, on her imprinted 260 Cumberland Street, Brooklyn 5, New York stationery. One page, octavo. New York, April 13, 1954.
CHARLES DARWIN ~~ “I SEND BY THE CARRIER TONIGHT A LONG PAPER FOR THE [LINNEAN] SOCIETY”
DARWIN, CHARLES (1809-82). British scientist. Fine Manuscript Letter, Boldly Signed “Ch. Darwin” on his Down Bromley, Kent [England] engraved stationary. One page, octavo. January 18, 1865. Fine condition.
WITH A HARLEY-DAVIDSON… “THE MORE THE MERRIER” “CERTAINLY APPLIES TO A BUNCH OF LIVE, CARE-FREE MOTORCYCLE RIDERS. THERE ARE SO MANY PLACES TO GO, SO MANY NEW THINGS TO SEE, AND SO MUCH SPORT AND FUN TO ENJOY WITH A HARLEY-DAVIDSON…”
DAVIDSON, ARTHUR. (1881–1950). One of the Original Founders of Harley-Davidson Motor Co. Uncommon Typed Letter Signed “Arthur Davidson”, on Harley-Davidson letterhead. One page, quarto. “Milwaukee, February 20, 1936, to Mr. Marcus Hilden, Ellsworth, Wisconsin.